Yes, You’re Seeing Double!

Five sets of twins roamed the halls this school year in New England On average giving birth to a set of twins in the United States is roughly about one in 30 births or 3.3 percent. By RACHEL BOCK For…
NDSU Hettinger County Hosts 2017 Farm Safety Day

The NDSU Hettinger County Extension Service hosted the annual Farm Safety Day in New England on May 5, 2017.  Fifth and sixth grade students from Mott/Regent and New England attended the daylong event. The students attended an hour-long session at…
Area vet gets his call for the Honor Flight

In March of 2017, Bill Hanson received a letter that he was hoping for—saying he was chosen for the Korean Veterans Honor Flight. Bill served in the Army Airborne for 3 years, earning the rank of Sargeant. He attended basic…
Another production in the works for Rainy Buttes Productions

The Rainy Butte Productions Theater group is once again gearing up for another hilarious dinner theater this fall. The script has been chosen for the October performance and dates have been penciled in on the schedule. The group is looking…
Tilteld Tulip thriving after first few weeks of business

There’s a new business owner in town, and at a new location. The Tilted Tulip, formerly Flowers 4U, is now headed up by Mott resident Aryn Hansen. By COLE BENZ | Herald Editor cbenz@countrymedia.net “It’s going really well,” she said.…
New England inducts four to National Honor Society

The New England chapter of the National Honor Society held their annual induction ceremony on the night of May 3, 2017 at New England High School. By RACHEL BOCK For The Herald During the ceremony four new members were inducted…
Mike Jones to speak at New England Memorial Day services

Area residents are reminded of the annual Memorial Day services on Monday, May 29 at 10 a.m. at the New England Memorial Hall. Speaker at this year’s event will be a current Anton Ulijohn Post 66 member, Mike Jones of…
Highway 21 treasure hunt in planning

It’s time to start planning for North Dakota’s largest rummage sale event, the annual Highway 21 Treasure Hunt, scheduled for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Friday and Saturday, June 16-17. “Now is the time to start planning your sale…
Construction Continues

School project still on schedule, and operating under budget By COLE BENZ | Herald Editor cbenz@countrymedia.net Though a harsh winter caused construction crews working on the new Mott-Regent school to get behind schedule by a few weeks, they have since…
Former educator leaves land to school, turns into scholarship fund

Thanks to a generous donation by a former educator in the Mott-Regent area, students from Mott-Regent who are studying to be educators, can now apply for some financial relief. By COLE BENZ | Herald Editor cbenz@countrymedia.net In the will of…
Ehlis earns All-State speech award

Since her seventh grade year, New England senior Emily Ehlis has been a strong speech competitor in the region. By RACHEL BOCK For The Herald The poised public speaker has qualified for the state speech tournament since her freshman year…
Few winners, many losers at the Legislature

The 2017 legislative session didn’t produce many winners. There wasn’t enough money for that. There were losers, however. By MIKE JACOBS NDNA Among them: •Native Americans The session began without an address from one of the state’s tribal leaders and…
Local Author Celebrates 100 Years

“Growing up in tough times with flies and grasshoppers, dust storms, sleeping upstairs on straw mattresses on the floor with newspapers on the wall and heat in only one room downstairs was not easy. The one bedroom upstairs was divided by…
Neighbors Both Have a Dog in the Fight

•City ordinances primary issue buried under resident dispute A neighborly feud spilled over from Facebook and into the May city council meeting in New England. After a complaint was made to the authorities over barking dogs, words were thrown around on…
West River named a Top 20 again

West River has again been recognized as one of the top healthcare facilities in the nation. The National Rural Health Association (NRHA), recently announced the 20 highest ranked critical access hospitals (CAHs) in the country, as determined by iVantage Health…