I Love North Dakota

Just a couple events this weekend which underscore what I love about North Dakota. You can have the We-Fest I’ll take the First Coon Hunting Day near Ft Ransom and 18th annual Bullhead Derby on Lake Ashtabula north of Valley City. I used to hit the first 5 or so Bullhead Derby’s…maybe this year? Doubtful but would love to. Here’s the skinny if your interested:

WHAT: North Dakota Coon Hunters Association First Annual Raccoon Hunting Sporting Day

WHEN: Aug. 8, 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.

WHERE: Coon Hunters Lodge, Fort Ransom, N.D.

FEE: No charge

CONTACT: Rick Ennen at (701) 673-3484, rick.ennen@kljeng.com or www.ndhea.org



WHAT: 18th Annual Bullhead Derby sponsored by the Barnes County Wildlife Federation

WHEN: Aug. 8, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: Kelly’s Crossing at Lake Ashtabula, located north of Valley City, N.D.

FEE: $5 adult, $3 12-and-under

CONTACT: (701) 845-0056, (701) 845-2087 or (701) 845-2378