2022-10-28 E-Edition

Night at the Museum

On the wet and chilly evening of Oct. 23, approximately 100 people wandered about the O’Fallon Historical Museum. “Our numbers were slightly lower than the year before but given the winter weather advisory I was really happy with it,” said museum curator, Melissa Rost. In the main level of the jail building Isaac Rost acted as Hans Ryland, a salesman […]

County officials prepare for Election Day

Election Day is fast approaching in Fallon County, where all ballots are hand counted. Election officials are asking voters to be patient for the results since hand counting ballots take extra time. “Please be patient. The Fallon County results will not be ready until 11 p.m. or after,” explained Debbie Wyrick, the Deputy Clerk & Recorder/Elections for the county. Still […]

Annual Fallon County Wild Game Food

The annual Fallon County Wild Game Feed will be back Saturday, Nov. 12, starting at 4 p.m. at the Fallon County Fairgrounds. There will be games for the kids (starting at 4 p.m.), followed by games for teens starting at 6 p.m. The games for adults will follow. The dinner will be served at the fairgrounds from 4 p.m. until […]

Junction 39 grand opening

In March, the ladies at Junction 39, a business where vision meets vintage in downtown Baker, joined forces with SMART to bring a new and unique store front to Fallon County residents. The anticipated grand opening of Junction 39 will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 125 South Main Street. The ribbon cutting to mark the official opening is […]

Daylight Saving-Time Ends

It’s time to change the clocks again! Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, Nov. 6. Turn your clocks back one hour Saturday, Nov. 5 before retiring for the evening.

A haunting history

If you were out and about in downtown Baker on the night of October 13, 15 or 22 it’s likely that you heard screams coming from the top floor of the building at 102 Main Street. That’s because the team at the SMART office has been stirring up the supernatural activity in the building with last year’s Haunted House and […]


Area Deaths

Oct. 15 - Oct. 19

Karen Weiler, 69, Dickinson, ND, Oct. 15 Gertrude Knopp, 89, Hebron, ND, Oct. 15 Ruth Thielen, 84, Plevna, Oct. 15 Vera Tauck, 93, Ekalaka, Oct. 16 Dorothy Kudrna, 92, Dickinson, ND, Oct. 17 Florence Hoistad, 93, Dickinson, ND, Oct. 17 Estrella Treude, 88, Dickinson, ND, Oct. 17 Dennis Olson, 77, Bowman, ND, Oct. 17 Lauretta Richert, 95, Wibaux, Oct. 17 […]


10 YEARS AGO Friday, October 26, 2012 — Cody and Scott Rieger of Ismay, Andy Selle of Baker, Trent Martin of Beulah, ND and Charley Martin of Sherrad, IL teamed up this year and qualified to go to the NILE Ranch Rodeo Fi­nals in Billings. At the NILE they took second which qualified them to go on to the National […]