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Historic Homesteads: Centennial Farms of North Dakota

Historic Homesteads: Centennial Farms & Ranches of North Dakota 2021-22

View Publication below: LETTER FROM THE EDITOR This is the sixth annual year for the award-winning Historic Homesteads including Centennial Farms & Ranches of North Dakota, a publication of The Minot Daily News and The Pierce County Tribune in Rugby. This publication has undergone a ...

Booth Farm started 139 years ago

SAWYER -- The Booth farm got its start in July of 1882 with the arrival of John Francis “Frank” Booth from Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He and his brother Ed had helped the Bill Wilson family make the trip north with their teams of oxen, horses and 25 head of cattle. John Francis Booth ...

Bohl farm turns 100

The ancestors of John and Alice Bohl came with a wave of German immigrants from Russia in the late 1800s to establish homesteads in the Dakota Territory. Peter Bohl, John’s great-grandfather, settled with his family in Morton County. His family had emigrated from Ukraine. Some of his ...

Barn now serving fourth generation family

Our sturdy barn, built in 1933, is located in Granville Township of Sheridan County. The barn was built during the Depression and drought of the dirty 1930s. My grandfather, Edward Hausauer, along with neighbors, worked hard at building many big barns in the area. I once asked my grandmother ...

ND Cowboy Hall of Fame reaches statewide, other states

MEDORA — The North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame has nearly 1,000 members statewide including in several states. In 2022, N.D. Cowboy Hall of Fame will induct its 27th class in the Hall. The deadline for submissions is Dec. 15. Ten individuals will be inducted in nine categories. Nomination ...

Charles Franklin Martell: A North Dakota pioneer

In 1908, a young man left his family dairy farm in New York going west to fulfill his dream in western North Dakota. Charles Martell arrived with nothing, worked for his uncles and was on his own by 1914. He established a ranch headquarters known as “Horse Camp,” running several hundred ...