Neighboring News


Tiss Johnson and Morell Hirning traveled to Bismarck Friday.  Tiss attended a Lilla Rose training session.  They returned home late in the afternoon.

Tiss Johnson
Guest Columnist

Tiss Johnson and Morell Hirning traveled south Sunday.  Tiss attended a Parish Council meeting in the afternoon.

Tuesday late afternoon, James and Marci Sandgren came up to the ranch and did a few chores.

Wednesday, Kevin Van Slooten broke down near Thelma Sandgren’s. Margaret Dickinson picked him up and brought him to Thelma’s and they made a few phone calls.  Margaret took Kevin to her home and Bill Dickinson took Kevin on to his home west of Holland Center.

Mark Sandgren sent Thelma a grab-bar for her shower. Thursday Bill Dickinson put it up for her and fixed a few other things for her.

Thursday evening, Ken Krisle picked Thelma Sandgren up and they went over to visit John and Shirley Johnson.

Friday, Thelma Sandgren went to Hettinger and played cards and visited her sister, Gladys Vliem.

Saturday, Gary Johnson stopped at Thelma Sandgren’s.

Sunday, Thelma Sandgren attended worship at Hope in Lemmon, she then visited at the nursing home with the Keith Hanson’s.

Monday evening, Justin and Christine Lundin and girls of Kelliher, MN; Justin and Jo Seim and boys; Boyd and Betty Ellingson, Annie and Tessa Mutschler were supper guests of Tim and JoAnne Seim.

Lisa Harpster was a brief Monday visitor at Albert and Bridget Keller’s.

Barb Bartell, Stephanie, Beckett and Jordyn Wetzel were Wednesday afternoon visitors of the Keller family.

Albert and Bridget Keller and family traveled to Bismarck Saturday for the weekend, shopping and fun before school starts.

Tuesday, Jim and Patsy Miller made a trip to Dickinson.

Jim and Patsy Miller played cards in Hettinger Friday afternoon. In the evening, they had supper with Matt, Christi and Zabrina Miller.

Matt, Christi and Zabrina Miller were Sunday visitors of Jim and Patsy Miller.  Patsy, Christi and Zabrina then traveled to Billings, MT in the afternoon.

Ken Krisle and Thelma Sandgren visited with John and Shirley Johnson Thursday evening.

Susan Gunn and Margaret Dickinson went to Polo, SD Saturday and Sunday for church activities.


Dan and Sharon Anderson were among those who attended a 70th birthday party for Peggy Martin at Smoky’s Saturday evening.

Carolyn Petik visited her mother, Irene Young at the Nursing home in Lemmon Friday afternoon.

Jerry and Carolyn Petik were among those who attended the Corson County Fair Saturday in McIntosh.


Monday, Vern, Roni, Hope and James Klein and Jade Schaff traveled to Dickinson for school shopping and were lunch guests of Anthony Schaff.

Wednesday, Vern and Roni Klein took Hope to an appointment in Bismarck.

Hope Klein spent time Saturday with Grandma Violet Klein.

Tiss Johnson and Morell Hirning were brief Sunday afternoon visitors of Vern and Roni Klein and family.

Tiss Johnson is a local columnist, reporting on community news from around the region.