Other views: Hoeven is North Dakota’s flume herder

June 26, 2013 at 7:00 pm in The Dickinson Press

In the days of the lumberjacks, the job of breaking up logjams on the river fell to the flume herder. Carrying a peavey, the flume herder would hop from log to log, looking for the “king log” the one causing the jam. Continue Reading