Contact Us

Those Were The Days My Friend

The days of the buffalo! Glendive author Michael Bugenstein is out with his new book, “Since the Days of he Buffalo; A History of Eastern Montana and the Kalfell Ranch”. It’s a beautiful coffee table presentation edited by Linda Grosskopf & Nancy Morrison from Farcountry Press in Helena. When Michael began researching the Kalfell family with intentions to write a short Kalfell family history, he found a story LARGER than he anticipated. The result became “Since the Days of the Buffalo”, a comprehensive history of eastern Montana. Michael says “I found a lot of documents that were previously unpublished”. A map maker by trade & history buff by inclination, he met Lance Kalfell at a trade show over in Glendive. Kalfell contracted with him to create an operations map of the Kalfell Ranch, & then asked Michael to write a brief family history for the Montana Stockgrowers Association’s 125th anniversary book. & the project kept growing. The book has 9 chapters, including accounts of tribal & military history, ranching & homesteading history, early railroading & outlaw history, an in-depth account of the 1920′s Montana economic collapse, & the effect of Roosevelt’s New Deal on eastern Montana. The final chapter describes the challenges the Kalfell Ranch has faced since the 1930′s. It’s a fascinating read for any “real Montanan” & it’s available from Farcountrypress at: www.farcountrypress.com. 800 821 3874. Give me a home where the buffalo roam!

More from KSEN

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://ksenam.com using your Facebook account.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on KSEN AM 1150 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on KSEN AM 1150 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!