Susan Keller is ready to spend more time with her family, cows and horses.
The long-time North Dakota state veterinarian will retire from the position the end of June.
As the state veterinarian for the N.D. State Agriculture Department and Board of Animal Health, she has served the state for nearly a quarter century, for two agriculture commissioners and many State Board of Animal Health members.
When her veterinary career started, she never thought she’d serve in a governmental capacity.
Growing up on the family dairy and beef farm near Kelly, Kansas, in the northeast corner of the state, she