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  • April 22, 2022 Bowman County Pioneer Staff Report Spring may have just recently arrived in North Dakota, but much of the state and region didn’t look like it for the past week. Some cities, like Minot, got about three feet of snow over a three-day......

  •   Downtown building in Bowman, North Dakota available for purchase and development. A request for proposal (RFP) will be officially released by Bowman County Development Corporation (BCDC) on May 11, 2022.  The RFP focuses on unique adds to Bowman’s Main Street. The intent of the......

  • Bowman County Development Corporation released the Hospitality Website Loan Program early May. This program will assist hospitality related businesses in Bowman County in creating a website to best showcase their services. This specifically addresses one of the five goals outlined in Bowman County’s 2022-2027 Strategic......

  • Bowman County Development Corporation released the Downtown Seating Matching Program early April. In order to increase the visitor experience and attractiveness of Bowman County’s Main Streets, this grant match program incentivizes downtown businesses to add seating and curb appeal. This specifically addresses an objective in......

  • April 01, 2022 BISMARCK, N.D. – The Western North Dakota Honor Flight announces their inaugural flight out of Bismarck, North Dakota, will have 93 American military veterans aboard. They are veterans of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. The flight will......

  • Childcare shortages continue to be a rising concern not only in Bowman County, but across North Dakota. Offering affordable, quality childcare is a complex challenge ranging from high operational costs to workforce shortages. Childcare shortages directly impact workforce as well as the long-term sustainability of......

  • Bowman County Development Corporation (BCDC) held their Annual Meeting on February 9, 2022, at the Bowman Golf Course. Key projects were highlighted this year including Bowman County Community Challenge, T4, Business Retention and Expansion Program, Festival of Lights, Mainspace, and Fusion. People from across North......

  • The magic was back for year four in Bowman City Park at the annual Festival of Lights celebration on December 1. The park remained dark with only luminaries decorated by area children guiding the path and the sound of children’s laughter filling the air. At......

  • January 07, 2022 By Jeff Beach Agweek Photo by Brad Mosher Inflation coupled with the effects of The Great Resignation will be among the factors to watch in the coming year in agriculture. Every year is a gamble in agriculture, with the cards being revealed......

  •   December 10, 2021 Drought-stressed forages can be high in nitrates and cause toxicity issues in cattle. (NDSU photo) Many livestock operations harvested drought-affected crops, annual small-grains or other alternative forages to make up for reduced hay production in North Dakota. These drought-stressed forages can......

  • November 10, 2021 By Brad Mosher bmosher@badlandspatriot.com The rebirth of the annual Hunter Supper in Rhame Friday (Nov. 5) was a success, one of the organizers said as he looked out at an American Legion Hall filled with people eating and getting ready for the......

  •   Honors Bruce and Teresa Bowman   The 4 Seasons Pavilion in Bowman, ND once again filled with people ready to celebrate the ag community. The evening focused on agriculture with a special highlight and congratulations given to Bruce and Teresa Bowman from Rhame, North......

  • Bowman County was recognized on October 12 in West Fargo as a recipient of the Main Street Excellence Award. The award was in recognition of three projects lead by Bowman County Development Corporation (BCDC): The Main Street Garden, Mainspace, and Festival of Lights.   Main......

  • The annual Agriculture Appreciation Banquet hosted by Bowman Area Chamber of Commerce is set for Wednesday, October 27, 2021 with the social at 5:00 pm and dinner at 6:00 pm at the 4 Seasons Pavilion in Bowman, ND. Everyone is welcome to join in celebrating......

  • Tools – Trades – Torque – Tech   Bowman County hosted approximately 1,000 students grades 7-12 September 22-23, 2021 for their first T4 event. Students came from South Heart, Harding County (SD), New England, Hettinger, Baker (MT), Lemmon (SD), Scranton, Bowman, Beach, Marmarth, and Belfield.......