Library celebrates summer success with picnic at Lions Park

The New England Library ended its summer program with a flourish as it held a picnic at Lions Park Aug. 8 in the local park. According to the librarian, there were 53 participants in the program that ran from June…
NWS improves regional weather coverage

Senator John Hoeven announced that the National Weather Service (NWS) has completed its adjustment of the radar system in Minot to expand low-level coverage in western North Dakota and improve severe weather and tornado warnings in the region. During a…
West River Health Services Foundation Lands $227,735 Gift!

West River Health Services Foundation, the nonprofit fundraising and development arm of West River Health Services and Western Horizons Living Centers, received a huge $227,735 gift from the John and Myrtle Kinsvater Trust. Carol Fordahl, Successor Guardian and Conservator, delivered…
Hettinger County Shows Strong at State 4-H Shotgun Tournament

  The North Dakota 4-H state shotgun tournament was held August 10 at Capital City Gun Club in Bismarck. Participating were 56 4-H members from across the state in junior and senior divisions. The contest is a total of 200 shots…
Governor appoints four to state veteran committee

Governor Doug Burgum appointed Dan Brown, Dean Overby, Glenn Wahus and James Verwey each to a three-year term on the Administrative Committee on Veterans Affairs (ACOVA). Dan Brown, a resident of Williston ND, is an Army Veteran. Dean Overby, a…
Slope County readies for 99th Farmers Fair

The Slope County Farmers Fair will start Aug. 23 with the class exhibits, but it will be ending with a bang when the rodeo starts two days later. But the online entries for the NDRA-sanctioned rodeo will open Aug. 16…
City, people glow after dark

  Staff Report Hundreds of people showed up at the old lumberyard in New England, getting covered in colored power, running, walking more than three miles around the city Saturday evening. It was the annual Edward Schwartz Memorial Glow Run.…
Opening Day: Wildfire gridders start season with first practice

Staff Report It was sunny, cool and for the first time this summer, was filled with the sounds of football. Officially, it is football season with the state high school association allowing the first official practice. Mott-Regent/New England coach Nate…
Sunday showers pound county

By Brad Mosher The Herald   It wasn’t a little storm, but it had an impact in Hettinger County when it went through southwestern North Dakota Aug. 10. In some places, there were reports that five inches of rain fell…