That’s Life

I was signing my newest book on a bustling Saturday before Christmas when I saw him walk into the book store. He was nattily dressed in a brown suit and matching overcoat, a tie, a scarf draped just so around his neck and a porkpie hat. He was tall and he had big, strong teeth. They were yellowed. He must […]

Family visitors from Norway

Hans and Kari Odde of Osen, Norway were guests of Larry and Bea Odde Wednesday through Friday. They toured the Odde Farms, the Wild Dutchman Seed Plant, the Norway Lutheran Church and the Kvernes Cemetery. Also visiting in the area were Don and Carol Phillips of Sumner, WA. All of the above, Bob Odde, Jason Brockel and John, Jaimie and […]


Sincere sympathy to the family, relatives and friends of Vernon Slagh. He had passed away on Monday. On Wednesday, Eldon and Twylah Hollaar went to Bismarck to meet their daughter, Karen Esposito, Chris and Matt of Gorham, Maine, at the airport. Marlene Backman also met them at the airport and all had supper at Denny’s before returning to Pollock. On […]

Drivers License

The following are the Drivers License days for Mound City for the month of July —Wednesday, July 3; Wednesday, July 10 and Wednesday, July 24. The hours are from 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. Driving tests will be given by appointment only. Other offices Eureka—Open on City Issue Days at the City Hall. Contact the City […]


Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, July 1—Baked chicken breast, noodles romanoff, lemon buttered broccoli, pineapple strawberry ambrosia and whole wheat bread. Tuesday, July 2—BBQ beef sandwich, potato salad, carrots and watermelon. Wednesday, July 3— Breaded codfish, parsley buttered potatoes, creamy coleslaw, sherbet and whole wheat bread. Thursday, July 4—Independence Day Holiday. Friday, July 5—Baked pork chop, augratin potatoes, carrots, cookie and […]


Pastor Lane and Sarah Keister of Winnsboro, SC and who was a former pastor of the Hull Christian Reformed Church would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Pearl Rosamund, born June 19, 2013, she weighed 7 pounds and 15 ounces and 20 inches in length. Pearl joins siblings Ila, James, Edmund and Arianwyn. Grandparents are John and Cheryl […]


Community Transit Van Schedule for July: July 17-Bismarck: Contact Jim Kanable to sign up or for further details, 605-955- 3351. Pollock Community Reading Room The June meeting of the Pollock Community Reading Room will be Thursday, June 27 at 2:00 p.m. Newly arrived books are, “Chase the Dream” by Constance Colson; three children’s books: “Goosebumps: Legend of the Lost Legend” […]