Walt  Neuens

Walt Neuens

Walt was born August 11, 1911, in Medora, a son of William and Margaret (or Margarette) (Schrieber) Neuens. He and his siblings were raised on the family ranch 17 miles north of Medora. Walt attended a rural elementary school north of Medora and high school in Medora...
Robert McLeod

Robert McLeod

One of the Badlands’ most colorful cowboys, Bob McLeod was born April 1, 1902, in Dickey, North Dakota. Growing up on horseback, he was raised on a horse ranch on Franks Creek north of Medora where the family raised horses, which they sold to settlers for their...
Badlands Bill McCarty

Badlands Bill McCarty

‘Badlands Bill’ McCarty was a colorful and rugged horse-trading cowboy. Born in Iowa in 1875, Will Harrison was part of a family that moved often. His father died when he was young, and he went to live and work for a family named McCarty. Bill became hooked on horses...
Frank  Marshall

Frank Marshall

Lyndon Earl ‘Frank’ Marshall was born to Albert S. and Maude (McLain) Marshall on December 13, 1914, on the family farm/Hereford ranch near Forbes. 
Lyndon soon received the nickname ‘Frank’ and got his first pony at about five years old. He taught the pony to climb...
Alex LaSotta

Alex LaSotta

Alex LaSotta was born February 9, 1895, at Royalton, Minnesota. At age seven, he came with his family to Golden Valley County. Shortly after, Alex and his brother, John, ran away from home because of their mean stepfather. The brothers eventually reached the Calamity...
Kenneth Krueger

Kenneth Krueger

Kenneth Krueger, began his rodeo career as a saddle bronc rider in the early 1930s. He was instrumental in promoting rodeo in the southeastern region of North Dakota. Many of the rodeo posters listed him as “Wild Horse Krueger,” bronc rider, rodeo producer and trick...