ND Outdoors Column

The good news for North Dakota hunters is that the 2017 waterfowl season is similar to last year as far as regulations and bag limits. Continental duck numbers are about the same as last year as well, and goose populations…
New co-op dominates Tioga in 66-6 win to open season, new era

The Mott-Regent/New England football team came out breathing fire, opening their season with a 66-6 drubbing over the Tioga Pirates. By Cole Benz Herald Editor cbenz@countrymedia.net The new co-op’ed Wildfire hosted the Region 6 team in Mott on Friday, Aug.…
HCC Defends Their Turf

The 10th playing of the annual Dakota Ryder Cup was held at Hettinger Country Club (HCC) on Saturday Aug. 5. For those unfamiliar, the Dakota Ryder Cup is an annual golf tournament involving three towns, Hettinger, Lemmon and Mobridge.  The event…
Lions Park Playground being installed

Installation of the Lions Park Playground is in progress.  Phase One of the playground was shipped and scheduled to be in New England on Wednesday.  It is hoped it will be ready for use by the Aug. 8 Burgers In…
Michael Wehri Football Camp

More than 50 athletes and coaches hit the gridiron recently for the 5th Annual Michael Wehri Football camp. The camp is named for Michale Wehri, a local Mott native who passed away a few years back in a tragic farming…
Mott-Regent, New England co-op ready to hit the field

The official beginning of a new era in Hettinger County sports starts Aug. 18, 2017, when the newly formed New England, Mott-Regent football co-op opens their 2017 season at home in Mott against Tioga. But the blending has already begun.…
Bowman’s Ty Tuff Challenge set for end of July

The 5th Annual Ty Tuff Challge is just around the corner! The “Worlds Richest Goat Tying” will be a one day only competition for goat tiers and breakaway ropers. Action will take place on July 29, 2017 at the Dakota…
Area athletes qualify for national rodeo competition

Congratulations to the Bowman Rodeo Club for a successful year competing in the NDHSRA! Our Bowman kids did an outstanding job in the arena competing with over 200 kids in the NDHSRA. During the State Finals in Bowman, contestants were…
GAME AND FISH NEWS

National Campaign Focuses on Boating Under the Influence The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will again participate in Operation Dry Water as part of a nationally coordinated effort to increase knowledge about the dangers of boating under the influence.…
Hettinger County 4H’ers Compete at state archery

On Saturday, June 10, 2017, three Hettinger County 4-H members competed at the State Archery 4-H Championship at the ND 4-H camp in Washburn, ND.  Each of our county 4-H archers competed in both a 3-D course and a field…
Rettinger’s dream becoming a reality in the rodeo arena

Elli has been riding horses and competing in rodeo since she was about five years old.  She’s dreamed of a national qualification since she was a sixth grader at New England Public school. The North Dakota Junior High rodeo division…
ND Roughrider “31” Health Promotion Conference

Several educators and community members from the local area learned how to promote school, community and personal healthy lifestyle concepts at the 31st annual Roughrider Health Promotion Conference, May 30 – June 2, 2017 in Medora, North Dakota. The conference…
Leaping To New Heights

Wildfire places five athletes at state track meet The Mott-Regent Wildfire had a big presence at the 2017 North Dakota State Track Meet. The team took 10 athletes in grades ninth through 12th to the MDU Resources Community Bowl in…
Tiger jumper Cantwell finishes in top 10

Junior Justin Cantwell—New England’s lone state track qualifier—said that he was just soaking in the experience at the big meet in Bismarck. By COLE BENZ | Herald Editor cbenz@countrymedia.net Cantwell becomes the second Tiger track athlete to compete at the…
Setting The Bar High

Cantwell breaks high jump record, others break personal bests In just their second year after revitalizing the track and field program in New England, a school record has already been broken, and one has been tied. By COLE BENZ |…