Dakota Datebook: Strange stories, Green Box Mystery
January 9, 2023
It's the fantastic that sells. In 1907 and 1908, Ward County newspapers reported on a mess of such tales-some tall, some so strange they must have happened.
In one story, as the Kenmare news reported on January 9 in 1908, a buffalo that had wandered down from Canada apparently had an identity crisis. The buffalo joined Kenmare man J. A. Englund's cattle herd, and managed to go h...