Neighboring News


Susan Gunn worked at the Thrift shop in Lemmon Monday.

Vince Gunn took Susan on a fishing trip to the nearby river for Mother’s Day.  They had a good time and caught seven catfish.

Elizabeth Gunn arrived at the Vince and Susan Gunn home Sunday to surprise her mother for Mother’s Day.

Albert and Bridget Keller hosted a 3rd birthday party for Bodee Saturday. In attendance were Duane and Dawn Harris; Patsy, Zabrina and Christi Miller; Carrie, Kyan, Kinley, Rainn and Steele Stadheim; Jeannette, Liam and Jacob Krueger; Larry, Sarah, Spencer and McKenna Dreiske and Kim Stewart   Kim Stewart was an overnight guest and returned to her home in Bismarck Sunday.

Sunday Albert and Bridget Keller and family attended church services then went to Mother’s Day buffet at Smokys.

JoAnne Seim visited with Dawn Harris Monday.

Tim and JoAnne Seim visited with Bonnie Haynes in Bison Sunday for Mother’s Day.

Gary, Jodi and Lexi Johnson, John and Shirley Johnson went out to dinner in Lemmon Sunday for Mother’s Day.

Tiss Johnson and Morell Hirning visited with Gary, Jodi, Lexi and John Johnson at the horse barn late Sunday afternoon.

Jim and Patsy Miller made a trip to Hettinger Tuesday.

Jim and Patsy Miller were supper guests of Archie and Carol Goodrich in Lemmon Tuesday evening.

Jim and Patsy Miller played cards at the Senior Center in Hettinger Friday.

Matt, Christi and Zabrina Miller spent Saturday with Jim and Patsy Miller.

Jim and Matt Miller took Patsy, Christi and Zabrina to Bennies for Mother’s Day dinner.

Monday, Pam helped Thelma Sandgren load up to move back to the ranch. Thelma visited with Jill Archibald as Thelma had lunch before she headed north.

Gary Johnson was a Tuesday coffee guest of Thelma Sandgren, which made it such a nice day.

James and Marci Sandgren came up to the Sandgren ranch Tuesday evening.

Wednesday, Thelma Sandgren made a trip to Hettinger. She had lunch with John Weaver. It was wonderful to get to visit with him. Thelma also visited with her sister, Gladys Vliem.

John Johnson brought some things over for Thelma Sandgren Thursday.

Saturday, Brady Ham and his daughter brought cattle over to the Sandgren ranch and had a coffee break with Thelma Sandgren.

Sunday morning, Thelma Sandgren woke up to cattle in the yard.  Brady Ham was called, but they weren’t his. They figured out that they belonged to John Bartell. John then came over and got them.

Georgia Sandgren of Sturgis came up Sunday and took Thelma Sandgren to Smoky’s where they met James and Marci Sandgren, Steve and Susie Sandgren, Leslie, Cody and Tucker Kling; Rachel and Kyle Dalzell and they celebrated Mother’s Day.

Sunday afternoon, Georgia planted the flowers that were given to Thelma for Mother’s Day.  James and Marcie Sandgren came out to the ranch and got the lawn mower out and did a few things around the ranch. Georgia returned to her home later in the afternoon.

Tiss Johnson and Morell Hirning traveled to Bismarck Monday as Tiss had several appointments to attend.  They went out to dinner and in the afternoon, they visited with Tiss’s Aunt Muriel Seidel.

Tiss Johnson and Morell Hirning made a trip to Lemmon Wednesday.  They had dinner at the sale barn before making a quick trip to the south ranch and returning to the north ranch.

Josh Wollman helped Tiss Johnson and Morell Hirning with fencing Friday and Saturday.  Saturday afternoon they all went out to dinner in Dickinson and then traveled to Medora and a trip around the Wildlife Loop.

Sunday, Morell Hirning took Tiss Johnson out to dinner in Lemmon for Mother’s Day.  Later, they spent the afternoon at the south ranch.  In the late afternoon, they stopped and visited with Gary, Jodi, Lexi and John Johnson at the horse barn.  Tiss and Morell then traveled to Mott and wished Morell’s mother, Bertha Hirning a Happy Mother’s Day with a visit, card and flowers.


Jim, Art and Marilyn Christman made a trip to Lemmon Monday.

Gary Christman left for California May 9th after spending a few weeks with his parents, Art and Marilyn Christman.

Jim Christman is spending a few weeks with his parents, Art and Marilyn Christman.


Leif Bakken arrived at the Bakken ranch Saturday.

DeJon, Jeri Lynn, Leif and Mirandi Bakken were among the family who helped Grandma Irene Young celebrate her 95th birthday at the Lemmon Nursing home.

DeJon, Jeri Lynn, Leif and Mirandi Bakken were among those who attended Graduation in Lemmon Sunday afternoon.

Vern, Roni, Hope and James Klein and Jade Schaff attended Shelby Klein’s graduation reception at the Senior Center in Lemmon Sunday.