Combines have been moving at top speed as local farmers were threshing out the 2016 soybean crop this past week. On Monday morning the Gulleson Brothers were at work on the old Brown Farm 2½ miles east of town, while Jake Erickson and his Dad, Larry, were at work on the bean field on the […]
Finally! Mother Nature topped off the Independence Day weekend with a fireworks show of her own on the evening of the 4th of July that rumbled, rattled and rained between .2 and .3 of an inch on Rutland and vicinity. After several days of hot, dry and windy, any rain, even a small one, was […]
This week in The Rooster Crows: Thunderstorm drops a bit of much needed rain in the area; former residents stop by to see old friends; gathering held to honor Captain MIchael Harris during his brief visit to see his parents, John and Joanne Harris; Sargent Central High School commencement exercises this weekend; Memorial Day activities planned by the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary; next weekend Rutland will host the Relay for Life tractor run; Rutland Rockets going strong for Relay and other area news.
Duane Lillestol of Wyndmere called last week to remind all of the old saying that “It always rains after a long dry spell,” and darned if it didn’t. Owners of rain gauges around Rutland reported .25 of an inch of rain on Saturday & Sunday, April 16 & 17, while those a few miles north […]
This week in The Rooster Crows: The Republican candidates for President have narrowed down; Gullesons get a Valentine’s Day escape to Florida; Sargent County Water District Board draws a good crowd for the Drain 8 public hearing; dinner guests gather at The Lodge for a southern cuisine experience; Silver Lake Fishing Derby draws a large crowd of eager fishermen; 26th District Democratic-NPL Convention held in Milnor draws a crowd of delegates; Bergman-Evenson Post #215 American Legion held a meeting to discuss fundraisers and the 10th District’s Spring Meeting to be held in Rutland; more from Harry Hoffman’s diary of events in Bismarck in 1935; and other area news.