Dean Meyer

Dean Meyer

Dean was born August 12, 1949, to Darrel and Geraldine (Jerry) Birdsall Meyer. He grew up on the family ranch in western Ward County near the little town of Berthold. Dean grew up riding a stick horse and watching Casey Tibbs, Dean Armstrong, and the Teschers, and...
Jim Cook

Jim Cook

Jim Cook was born May 6, 1935 in Beach, ND, to Edward and Bertha (Reed) Cook. He spent most of his childhood north of Sentinel Butte, near the community of Westerheim, living and helping on his grandparents, Ted and Julia Cook’s, ranch. He graduated from Sentinel...
Frank Wetzstein

Frank Wetzstein

Born Sept. 22, 1900, in Mandan, Frank E. Wetzstein was a Mandan businessman, a rancher and a long-time supporter of the Mandan Rodeo, especially during the 1940s and early 50s. His efforts helped bring big-time rodeo to Mandan, with rodeo performers like Toots...