Beulah approves of hiring new police officer

The City of Beulah’s Employee Relations Committee met early Thursday to discuss the hiring of a Jim Wenning as the City of Beulah’s sixth police officer. In attendance were City Auditor Heather Ferebee, Mayor Travis Frey and Police Chief Frank Senn. Also present were City Council and Employee Relations Committee members David Czywczynski, Eric Hoffer and Ben Lenzen in person […]

Rodeo returns for round two in Golden Valley

By Andrew Crowley The Golden Valley Shootout, a bull riding competition, is returning for another go-round in its namesake city. The event is the brainchild of producer Coleman Entze, who said he always wanted to bring a bull riding event to his hometown. Last year was the first year for the event and Entze wanted to bring it back for […]

Backer finishes college journey

By Jarann Johnson Life can be frustrating. Most people make a plan and work hard to achieve their goals. But they also know handwork and planning might not be enough to reach their goals. Karson Backer’s goal was to play college baseball. He worked hard for the Washburn/Wilton/Center-Stanton co-op, even helping them reach a state Babe Ruth tournament. He was […]

Facing the unknowns together

By Daniel Arens One family faces a series of unexpected challenges, but remains determined in finding ways to getting through them together. Now, their friends and neighbors hope the surrounding communities can help out with an upcoming benefit. Anthony and Jamee Folk recently added two new kids to their burgeoning family. Leah and Luka are identical twins, born on June […]

Roundabouts: The dos and don’ts

By Daniel Arens After much preparation in the last few years, a relatively quick construction season has changed the nature of the Highway 200 and Highway 49 intersection north of Beulah. For many people, roundabouts are nothing new. After all, there are roundabouts at major intersections in the western part of the state, including a somewhat similar one near Killdeer. […]