Lawrence Hopkins

Lawrence Hopkins

Lawrence Hopkins was born in Kenmare, North Dakota, on July 4, 1907. He lived in the Kenmare area as a boy and went to work as a ranch hand at an early age. He married Bernadette Manners in 1928 and they became barbershop/cafe owners in Regan, ND. In the Spring of...
Arnold Bendish

Arnold Bendish

Born in 1940, Arnold Bendish lived his entire life in the Fort Rice vicinity, except for the time he attended high school in Bismarck. He broke horses at the Wachter Ranch at age 20 and ranched with his dad until the elder Bendish retired. Bendish then established his...
Froelich Ranch

Froelich Ranch

Matt J. and Katherine (Fitterer) Froelich started the original Froelich ranch in Sioux County (on the Standing Rock Reservation) in 1928. Matt was born September 4, 1881, at Speier, Russia, but was of German descent. Matt immigrated to the United States and arrived in...
Ken Neuens

Ken Neuens

Ken “Kenny” Neuens was born February 16th, 1942, in Dickinson, ND, to Walt and Evelyn Neuens. He spent the first five years of his life on the home ranch 17 miles north of Medora. After a devastating flood, Ken and family moved to Bismarck. At the age of 13, Ken and...
Shaun Stroh

Shaun Stroh

Born in Dickinson, ND in 1972, Shaun made his way back home in 2003 and has called Dickinson home ever since. Shaun’s rodeo career began in 1991, his senior year of high school. That year, he won the High School Finals and he’s never looked back. Shaun was...