By Marci Narum Some people don’t mind a North Dakota blizzard if it means not having to go to work or school. Cory Ellison is not one of those people. Instead of sleeping in on a storm day, Cory plows ahead. He is the guy who doesn’t let blocked roads […]
Oh Man: Marlo Anderson: Celebrate Every Day!
By Marci Narum We all know what happened to the cat who wanted to learn more. As the proverb tells us: curiosity killed it. For Marlo Anderson, curiosity has been much kinder. Five years ago the Mandan man wanted to learn more about National Popcorn Day. “I’m a popcorn nut […]
Oh Man: Because Guys Inspire Too!
Mark Unteseher: Life in a New Lane By Ann McKenzie Mark Unteseher had just finished building a giant 38 x 44 foot shop with 16 foot sidewalls for his father-in-law. He had been up and down a ladder all day long putting up rafters, so climbing it one more time […]
Online Exclusive: BPD Dogs
Sgt. Tim Sass talks explains why police officers don’t let the general public give police dogs treats. There’s a very good reason! Also, video of Oscar, Bala, and Luna showing off!
Oh Man: Partners Fighting Crime
By Jody Kerzman | Submitted Photos Dogs are great pets, but they’re also great workers. Just ask the officers at the Bismarck Police Department, where there are currently three patrol dogs working. The dogs—Luna, Bala, and Oscar—are specially-trained to search for drugs and people. Their handlers have put in thousands of […]
Oh Man: Because Guys Inspire Too – Andrew Hershey: Comfort my People
By Marci Narum At 22, Andrew Hershey is comfortable with the idea of being uncomfortable. He is preparing himself to live for 11 months without all the comforts of home—most notably, a warm bed, good food, and modern plumbing. And then there are those things every 20-something needs at […]
Oh Man: Bill & Jerry Schlosser
By Jamie Christensen “No blisters after eight days of trekking. My muscles may never talk to me again. That may have something to do with the previous two days of 17 and 18 mile treks . . .” That statement was part of a message home from Jerry Schlosser on […]
Oh Man: Damion Davenport: Home of the Braves Generates Interest Across the Land of the Free
By Marci Narum Damion Davenport is way beyond the age of getting stars on a homework assignment. He’s 17, and a senior at Mandan High School. But a project Damion completed for his Welding II class this fall has stars all over it—50 of them—and it has sparked a bit […]
Oh Man: Duane Aman: In Memory of Agnes
By Marci Narum It’s not unusual for a vehicle to be the object of a man’s desire and affection. But this is a different kind of love story involving a man and his car. Duane Aman is finally driving his dream car—a 2015 red Chevy Camaro super sport convertible, perfect […]
Oh Man: Jon Raisen: Inspiring Others on Stage
By Jody Kerzman You may know him best for his role as a dancing beer mug in Sleepy Hollow’s recent production of Beauty and the Beast. It’s a role that earned 21-year-old Jonathan Raisen an award—his peers voted him “Best Dancing Beer Mug.” It may not sound like a big […]