FFA State Convention

  Eve Stegner and Brenna Wert Chapter Reporters As the New England FFA chapter reporter, it is my job to inform the public of our chapter activities and share our experiences with the town. However, because I (Eve Stegner) graduated…
West River Health Services in Hettinger County earns ADA recognition

The West River Health Services diabetes self-management education service in Hettinger, ND has been awarded continued Recognition from the American Diabetes Association. The service was originally recognized in 2002. The ADA Education Recognition effort, begun in the fall of 1986,…
DAKOTA DATEBOOK

Belhammer Saves Child written by Merry Helm May 31, 2019 — Gordon Keeney was aboard the steamboat Dakota when he witnessed a dramatic rescue attempt by a burly German immigrant. Seventy-six years later, Keeney’s written account was published in the…
Musicians hit high notes in concert

For New England music teacher Conway Heupel it was a great evening. Not just for himself, but for the students and parents who filled the stands to capacity for the “Spring Concert” at the new England gymnasium. Brad Mosher The…
Third grade students turn gym into a wax museum

Third grade students at New England Public School were frozen in place like wax statues Friday. In costume as famous historical figures, more than a dozen students took positions in the school gymnasium. They were waiting for visitors to come…
New England Hosts 2019 Farm Safety Day

New England hosted the annual Farm Safety Day at the Memorial Hall on Friday, May 3. Fifth and sixth grade students from Mott-Regent and fifth grade from New England gathered for the day-long event put on by the NDSU Hettinger…
Park district, golf course prepare for summer fun

  Staff Report Project Day has arrived in Mott’s Sweet Water Creek Golf Course, with local residents helping to get ready for some summer fun Saturday. The event will start at 10 a.m. at the Mott City Hall. Among the…
NDSU Makes Corn Planting Recommendations

North Dakota growers have declared their intentions of planting more than 4 million acres of corn this year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s prospective plantings report.  By Duaine Marxen  Hettinger County Extension/ANR  Planting this record number of acres…
American Legion News: New England

    American Legion News By Joe Bohlman   At its regular monthly meeting May 2, the Aton Ulijohn Post 66 American Legion elected officers for the coming year.   Commander – John Plaggermeyer Jr. Vice-Commander – Allan Schmidt Adjutant…
Country Neighbors – Spring 2019

View the online version of our Spring 2019 Country Neighbors publication here! Just click in the center of the image to view. 
Visitors draw blood in New England

Lions Club helps with local blood drive The timing may not have been great for a blood drive with local farmers using a sunny day with mild weather to their advantage Tuesday. By Brad Mosher The Herald But, according to…
Urlacher Selected for North Dakota Leadership Seminar

Jamestown, ND- Stetson Urlacher has been selected to represent New England High School at the North Dakota Leadership Seminar May 31st – June 2nd at the University of Jamestown in Jamestown, ND. Urlacher, son of Mary and Gregg Urlacher was…
North Dakota Pastureland Values Remain Steady

State average pastureland values and cash rents in North Dakota have moved sideways over the last four years, says Bryon Parman, North Dakota State University Extension agricultural finance specialist. Duaine Marxen Hettinger County Extension/ANR While all-time highs were surveyed in…