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Hello, I learned many decades ago to never complain about the rain. And we’ve had our fair share of it lately. Rains for a day or two. Then dries for…

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This Monday was Memorial Day, the day we honor those in the military who died fighting for us. Our family lost some soldiers in two different wars. Betty Olson Guest…

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Hello, A lot of ranchers have gone to May calving. Calf your cows out on green grass. Like the deer and the antelope do. Dean Meyer Guest Columnist It will…

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Hello, Shirley and I attended our oldest granddaughter’s high school graduation this past weekend. I don’t feel old enough to have a granddaughter that will be going off to college…

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My sister has been transferred from the hospital in Rapid City to the Hettinger hospital. Her husband Ken brought her to Hettinger Monday afternoon. He will go back to working…

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Hello, Happy seis de Mayo! Seis de Mayo is the day after cinco de Mayo. Not many people celebrate it, but I do. It is one day closer to the…

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Hello, Do you ever think about boards? There are a lot of boards. Oh, not the 2×4 or 2×6 boards. But like the barber board, the hairdresser board, the board…

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Hello, We have cows.  We have some good cows.  We have some bad cows.  Everyone that has cows has some good cows and some bad cows.  Everyone wishes they had…

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Spring returned this week! It was 79 degrees here on Friday and 77 on Saturday, which is almost too warm for this time of year. The crocuses are blooming and…

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Hello, We haven’t had it too bad.  In fact, since we started calving, it’s been exceptionally nice.  If you remember last year, April was a cold son of a gun. …

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Well, I thought I was done complaining about the winter weather, but I was wrong. The week started off with a high of 65 degrees on Monday and everything went…

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Grand River Roundup Betty Olson    It seemed like an April Fools’ joke when it snowed again leaving 5 inches on the ground Monday morning. Just under an inch fell…

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Dean Meyer Hello, This past week was a harbinger of spring. Big word I know, but needed here. We had warm, breezy days. We had a night thundershower that woke…