Jessie Veeder

Jessie Veeder

Jessie is a singer/songwriter/writer and statewide columnist living on her family’s ranch near Watford City with her husband and daughter. She blogs at veederranch.com . Reach her at jessieveeder@gmail.com. (facebook.com/veederranch)

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    Western North Dakota Adventures:

    Looking to get out of the house and enjoy summer with the kids? Don’t have time for a full blown vacation, but want to take your family on an adventure? Or maybe you just want to learn more about your community, see the sites and soak in the history and summer sun. Why not load […]

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    Mono: The signs, symptoms and care

    “You’ve got mono,” is the last thing a teenager – or their parent – wants to hear at a visit to their clinic provider. Whether your teen is busy with a part-time job, a sports team, theater production, or an-extra challenging academic workload at college, any illness that slows them down is a blow to […]

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    Kids Talk Teamwork

    Watford City’s new Rough Rider Event Center is now open and with it came the completion of a new competitive lap pool. To take full advantage of the opportunity the new facility provides for the community’s youth, a group of parents and volunteers founded the Sea Wolves, Watford City’s first swim team. The Sea Wolves […]

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    A Baby in the Boonies

    When I was pregnant and waiting for the arrival of my first baby, I was obsessed and overwhelmed with the amount of information I could find on how to be prepared. From packing a hospital bag to lists of contradicting ideas on what products and devices you absolutely needed, my head was spinning. And, because […]

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    The miles to motherhood

    My great grandmother Gudrun had her first of what would be twelve children in 1915. Twelve children in rural western North Dakota during a time where a trip to the post office took a good day on horseback and ordering disposable diapers on Amazon.com wasn’t even close to a thing. I think about her often […]

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