Pronghorn Hunting Season Set, Online Apps Available July 20

North Dakota’s 2017 pronghorn hunting season is set, with 410 licenses available in five open units. Bruce Stillings, big game management supervisor for the state Game and Fish Department, said the recently completed aerial survey indicated the pronghorn population is…
Governor signs executive order helping ranchers

Gov. Doug Burgum recently signed an executive order waiving hours of service restrictions for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting hay, water and livestock to help livestock producers battling harsh drought conditions. The order also eases weight limits for those hauling…
Students attend national leadership conference

Members of the Mott-Regent High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter attended the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif., June 29-July 2.  FBLA chapters from the United States, Puerto Rico, China and the U.S. Virgin Islands participated…
Bison Injures Visitor in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

MEDORA, ND: A visitor was injured by a bison in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park on Friday, June 30. Michael Turk, 65, from Juneau, Alaska was hiking on the Buckhorn Trail between 9:00 and 10:30 p.m. CDT…
Runner venturing nearly 3,000 miles to raise money

If you’re looking for a feel-good story in the news this is it. Kyle Lang ran through Plevna, Baker, Bowman, and Hettinger July 6 on his 2,967-mile run across the United States from North Cove, Wash. to Coney Island, N.Y.…
Outdoor movie night scheduled for New England, Mott

The big screen is coming to a community near you, and it’s outside. By Cole Benz Herald Editor cbenz@countrymedia.net In an effort to reach out to their co-operative communities, Rhonda Fitterer and Ron Rhodes of Consolidated came up with the…
Library News Mott Public Library

School’s out and learning is put away until fall. Only, it is not. Learning never stops. Just the methods change. By Carol Kunnerup Mott Librarian The Mott Public Library is offering opportunities to beat the summer slump through the Build a…
North Dakota Game & Fish News

•Spring Pheasant Count Down from Last Year North Dakota’s spring pheasant population index is down 14 percent from last year, according to the State Game and Fish Department’s 2017 spring crowing count survey. R.J. Gross, upland game management biologist, said…
Checklist: 5 Camping Essentials for a Safe and Enjoyable Adventure

(StatePoint) More than 30 million Americans camp in tents yearly, according to the Outdoor Foundation. As with any outdoor adventure, having the necessary equipment is crucial. Whether you’re hiking through backcountry or headed to an established campsite, this checklist will…
New Catholic priest arrives to serve Mott-Regent area

As part of a normal pastoral transfer process, Father Stephen Folorunsa will be taking his talents to the Mott-Regent area after four years leading the parishioners of Hettinger, Reeder and Scranton. Folorunsa will also be serving the parish in New…
Mott-Regent students awarded thousands in scholarship dollars

Regent Area Dollars for Scholars is proud to have been helping local student’s further education for the last 25 years. Students receive scholarship awards ranging from $200 to $1000.00. Students were notified of their award amount by June 1. This…
BREAKING: CRP acres released, Ag Commissioner Goehring applauds the move

In an effort to assist producers during this dry season, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue has released acres of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in North Dakota for emergency grazing effective immediately through Sept. 30. By…