2022-06-29 E-Edition

30th Anniversary celebration of the Steele Senior Center

Kidder Emmons Senior Services is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Steele Senior Center with an open house during the 4-H Achievement Days on July 8th, 2:00 to 4:00pm. Everyone is welcome to come and sit for a spell, visit, and partake of some light refreshments. Many changes have taken place in the past 30 years, but the main objective […]

Summer fun at the pool

Savvy Senior

How to Hire an In-Home Helper for an Aging Parent

Dear Savvy Senior, I would like to hire an in-home helper for my 82-year-old mother to assist with household chores like housekeeping, grocery shopping and driving her to the doctor, etc. But mom doesn’t require any personal/physical caregiving, nor does she require any home medical care. Any tips to help us find someone? Searching Sarah Dear Sarah, Getting your mother […]

Off the Bookshelf

EVERY VOW YOU BREAK Abigail Baskin has fallen in love with a millionaire. Even more enticing, Bruce Lamb is a good guy, considerate and stable and, when deciding on “marriage material”, Abigail definitely needs someone stable. Most of her recent relationships have definitely not been guys who she would have considered marrying. Abigail and Bruce’s courtship is a whirlwind. Although […]

Tips When Launching, Loading Boats

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department encourages boaters to plan accordingly when launching and loading a boat. Here are a few simple reminders to ensure a fluent transition at the ramp. Launching Don’t pull onto the ramp until your boat is ready to launch. Prepare for launching in the parking area. Remove covers, load equipment, remove tie downs, attach […]

From the Heart

In a few days, our country will be celebrating its birthday. July 4 marks that special day when we recognize our independence from Great Britain in 1776. Our country was born as a result of war and over its history, the U.S. has been involved in many other wars – most of which were fought on foreign soil. The Civil […]

Kidder Korner

“Just as she was celebrating her 80th birthday, our friend received a jury-duty notice. She called the clerk’s office to remind them that she was exempt because of her age. “You need to come in and fill out the exemption forms,” the clerk said. “But I filled them out last year,” she replied. “You have to fill them out every […]


(Looking back over past Ozone issues by Shirley Morlock)

50 years ago – June 28, 1972 Deaths – John Kluksdahl, 70, formerly Driscoll; Mrs. Adam Hust, 61, Tappen Noted author, Era Belle Thompson, will be visiting in Driscoll where she resided as a young girl. John Jensen of Steele is retiring after 35 years of service as county executive director of the Kidder County ASCS office. Open house in […]

A little of This ‘n That

Tidbits of info about July 4th

If the Fourth of July falls on a Sunday, the following Monday, July 5, will be a federally observed holiday. If the 4th of July falls on a Saturday, federal workers will celebrate the holiday on Friday, July 3 (though not all will). July 4, 1776: Thomas Jefferson noted in his “Weather Memorandum Book” that the weather was cloudy, the […]