2019-10-02 E-Edition

Tiff’s Hair Garage turns 10

Small towns thrive because of small businesses. Small businesses survive because of loyal customers. Loyal customers know to shop local when they can and good things happen. This week marks 10 years in business for Tiff’s Hair Garage in Tappen, and that’s a great thing for the Tappen area and owner Tiffany Bodvig. She and her husband Korey were both […]

Tappen book box is up and running!

Hello! This past spring the students in Sarah Juergens’ 1st and 2nd grade class in Tappen had a market place project where they learned about small businesses. The students selected their own ‘business’ and this included preparing products for others to purchase during their Market Place. After the Market Place event, the two classes donated money earned to be used […]

“Under the Trooper’s Hat”

With school back in session, it’s important for motorists to use caution when children are getting on or off a school bus. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, children are safer riding on school buses than in private vehicles. The most hazardous times for children who ride a school bus is when they are getting on and off […]

Savvy Senior

Cremation: An Affordable Way to Go

Dear Savvy Senior, How much does cremation cost and how can I find a good deal in my area? I would like to get a simple, basic cremation that doesn’t cost me, or my family, a lot of money. Frugal Senior Dear Frugal, Cremation costs can vary widely. Depending on your location, the provider and the services you request, cremation […]

Coming events

Steele Oct. 2 – Golden Manor Auxiliary, 1:00 p.m. Oct. 3 – Steele Firemen, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7 – City Council meeting, 7:00 p.m.; Mason meeting Oct. 8 – Card playing at Senior Center, 1:00 p.m., everyone welcome Oct. 9 – Kidder County School Board meeting, 7:00 p.m.

K.C. Ambulance offering first aid course

KC Ambulance will be offering a First Aid Healthcare Provider Class on October 10th at 6:00 p.m. To register for the course, please call Julie at 701-475-2595 or email kidderamb@bektel.com.


Sept. 23-29, 2019

HLP Mon., Sept. 23 77 43 Tues., Sept. 24 70 51 .08 Wed., Sept. 25 63 40 T Thurs., Sept. 26 62 40 T Fri., Sept. 27 57 41 Sat., Sept. 28 57 39 Sun., Sept. 29 51 34 .31

From the Heart

Living in Kidder County since 1974, I have made many trips to Bismarck over the years. That doesn’t mean I know where everything is located. In fact, given an address, I sometimes just drive and eventually find where I want to be. My daughter attended college in Bismarck and has lived there ever since. She knows the city quite well. […]

Kidder Korner

Preacher’s sermon The preacher, in his Sunday sermon, used “Forgive Your Enemies” as his subject. After a long sermon, he asked how many were willing to forgive their enemies. About half held up their hands. Not satisfied, he harangued for another twenty minutes and repeated his question. This time he received a response of about 80 percent. Still unsatisfied, he […]