2021-03-17 E-Edition

Golden Manor celebrates 10 year re-opening

Part II

Over these last ten years, a high level of community interaction as well as continual improvements in function and design, have truly made the Golden Manor not only a better place for the residents who live there but also an integral establishment in the county. Annual events such as Easter egg hunts, trick or treating, Mother’s Day Tea, and the […]

KCDHU moving COVID-19 vaccination clinics into Phase 1C

Kidder County District Health Unit (KCDHU) is opening COVID 19 vaccine clinic availability to all phases listed under Phase 1C of the state’s COVID-19 vaccine priority groups. “This phase includes any adult essential worker and any adults with any underlying health conditions of any age,” said KCDHU Administrator Janel Brousseau. “Please note that if you fall under Phase 1A (in […]

Administration begins change

Golden Manor

Nursing and caring for others always came natural to Tracy Patzner. Tracy started working as a CNA in a skilled nursing facility at the age of 15 in Viborg, SD. Prior to her graduating high school, she applied and was hired at the Golden Manor. She moved to Steele upon graduating, and has enjoyed living here ever since. Tracy started […]

Savvy Senior

Technology That Can Help You Locate Things You Misplace

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any good devices that help seniors with tracking down misplaced items? My wife misplaces everything including her car keys, eyeglasses, cell phone, purse and more. Always Searching Dear Always, There’s actually a wide variety of tracking devices that can help you and your wife find items that are commonly misplaced. Here are some top […]

Off the Bookshelf


The novel “What We Keep” by author Elizabeth Berg unfolds on a plane traveling from Boston to California. Ginny Young is flying there to see her mother, a woman she hasn’t seen or even spoken to in the last thirty-five years. Ginny’s older sister, Sharla, has asked Ginny to meet her at their mother’s home in California. Initially, Ginny is […]

Seasonal load restrictions added

Seasonal load restrictions were placed on additional North Dakota highways across the state Monday, March 15, at 7 a.m. CST. Load limit restrictions were placed on the following highways: • All highways south of and including Highway 2 from the Minnesota border west to the Junction of Highway 28 west of Minot • Highway 2 Business Loop East from Highway […]

Coming events

Steele Mar. 20 – Betterment Spring Vendor Show, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Pifer’s Auction Mar. 22 – Quilting at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1:00 p.m.


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From the Heart

There are so many things that affect our lives – in positive, as well as negative ways. Anniversaries are usually happy occasions, observing longevity in some aspect of our lives. During the past days, we have noted the anniversary of when our lives changed; when our normal became something other than what we had been used to. This anniversary noted […]