2022-01-19 E-Edition

BEK Communications Invests in Communities Served

Tappen Fire Department Receives Grant to Purchase New Truck (Steele, ND) – BEK Communications Cooperative announces six new recipients of grant dollars through the BEK Community Partnership Program (CPP). Those recipients are: Central Dakota Children’s Choir, Elks Camp Grassick, Napoleon Ambulance Service, Tuttle Senior Citizens, Wishek Elementary School, and Tappen Fire Department. “Community is the heart of our mission. When […]

Stark settling in at Tuttle Rural Innovation Center

In October of 2021, the Tuttle Rural Innovation Center hired Jasmine Stark as coordinator. She had just moved back from St. Petersburg, Florida where she attended college earning her bachelor’s degree in Business and Sustainability Management. Jasmine was lured back to ND both by her roots and the job. She has several ideas about how to make Tuttle life more […]

Savvy Senior

How to Write a Loved Ones Obituary

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you provide any tips on how to write an obituary? My dad, who has terminal cancer, has asked me to write his obituary, which will be published in the funeral program and run in our local newspaper. Not a Writer Dear Not, I’m very sorry to hear about your dad’s prognosis. Writing your dad’s obituary would […]

Coming events

SteeleJan. 20 – Quilting at TrinityLutheran Church, 1:00 p.m., everyone welcomeJan. 20 – Amvets Meeting, 8:00p.m.

New training requirement for CDL drivers begins Feb. 7

BISMARCK, N.D. – Drivers interested in acquiring a commercial driver’s license (CDL) will be required to complete additional federal training prior to taking the driving test beginning Feb. 7. Entry-level driver training (ELDT) is a set of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) minimum training standards for commercial driver license holders and applicants. “This training course provides a nationwide […]

Off the Bookshelf

OUTFOX FBI Agent Drex Easton has been hunting for the man who murdered his mother for over thirty years. It’s been a difficult mission because the man he knows as Weston Graham has altered his appearance many times over the years. It is unknown how many women Graham has murdered, but Drex believes that Weston Graham truly is a serial […]

From the Heart

When I can’t find anything good to watch on TV (which is often), I tend to find a house makeover or something like that. It is always amazing to me when people take on an old house in disrepair and bring it back to not only a useful life, but it becomes something truly beautiful. Sometimes, these people find houses […]

Kidder Korner

What did the man say when he slipped and fell on ice? Nothing he just gave everyone the cold shoulder! ***** How do you stop yourself from getting cold feet in the winter? Don’t go around BRRRfooted! ***** Just before the final exam in my college finance class, a less-than-stellar student approached me. “Can you tell me what grade I […]


(Looking back over past Ozone issues by Shirley Morlock)

50 years ago – Jan. 19, 1972 Sheila McAleer of Steele was named to “Who’s Who in American Universities & Colleges”. She attends Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI. Mrs. Carl (Emily) Sommerdorf, 67, of Jamestown and formerly of Tuttle, died. Lois Maw, Tappen, is among 13 Mary College students whose art work is currently on display at the campus. Organized […]