Night at The Races

Although it was postponed for several weeks, members of the New England Lions Club considered “A Nite at the Races” a success. By Brad Mosher The Herald The event drew more than a 100 people to Memorial Hall on a…
Special Lilacs

Lilacs are among the most popular shrubs in North Dakota.  Nothing in the landscape can match their blooms for fragrance.  These shrubs thrive in our state.  By Tom Kalb NDSU Extension Horticulturist Lilacs are hardy and will grow in almost…
Skywarn program looking for volunteers in Hettinger County

There will be training in New England April 8 for volunteers to help with the SKYWARN weather observer program with the National Weather Service. The training will be at the Memorial Hall, starting Monday at 6:30 p.m., according to the…
Community springs forward to help local pastor

Local Pastor thankful Colin Neuharth has spent months on the road, traveling between New England and Fargo. He may soon be to rest a little more. By Brad Mosher The Herald According to the pastor for Our Redeemer Lutheran Church…
Scrubs Camp inspires local students

Students from the surrounding Scranton and New England communities gathered at the Hettinger Armory this week for a day of health related fun and learning at Hettinger’s fourth Scrubs Camp. By Frank Turner acrnews@countrymedia.net For Adams County and its surrounding…
Amidon goes green

Lebanon Lutheran fundraiser packs the house Amidon turned green last Sunday and it paid off for the Lebanon Lutheran Church in the Slope County capital. Staff Report Dozens of families showed up for the church fundraiser where they could have green pancakes,…
NDFB announces art contest winners

Mott artist takes fifth-grade award  Advocating for agriculture is one way NDFB helps secure food choices for all families. From the slice of pizza you have after celebrating a big win at the high school basketball game or the glass…
Non-profit offers grant to young innovators

The Hunter Watson Memorial Fund is now offering grants to help support these young innovators and their projects. Founded in memory of Hunter Brooks Watson, a college sophomore who died as a passenger in a distracted driving accident, the Memorial…
Insurance companies offer flooding tips

As parts of the Midwest experience historic flooding, The American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA) is urging property owners to take precautions to protect themselves and their belongings. “We encourage property owners to think safety first and to report any…
Dakota Datebook

Torkel Njaa’s German Shepherds by Merry Helm March 13, 2019 — Torkel Njaa was born during this week in 1870 in Thime, Norway. He pioneered in Griggs County with a farm in the Sheyenne Valley southeast of Cooperstown. Njaa was…
Producers need to compare Alternative Feed Value, prices

Cattle producers may be looking for alternative feed to stretch their hay supplies because of this winter’s persistent cold temperatures and heavy snowfall. By Duaine Marxen Hettinger County agent Alternative feeds are available, but producers should compare prices and the…
Hettinger County spelling champ earns trip to state

New England’s Cadence Madler won the annual Hettinger County Spelling Bee on Feb. 15 by the narrowest of margins in Legion Hall in the County Courthouse. Staff Report Madler, Julianna Meyer of Mott-Regent and Marin Gonzales of Mott-Regent all scored…
Persistent Lice in Cattle a Problem With Few Solutions

As North Dakota’s winter wears on, many ranchers are faced with a continual lice infestation in their herd even though they have treated their cattle. Duaine Marxen Hettinger County Extention/ANR Some producers have treated more than once and still are…
New England Area Community Foundation grant application deadline

The committee of the New EnglandAreaCommunityFoundation(NEACF)will be giving out over $5,600in grants to local organizations that provide services to the New Englandarea.  Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, or government agenciesor have a qualified fiscal sponsor. APPLY TODAY Online at…
‘The Frog Prince’ hops to successful Saturday run

There were queens, princesses, swans, knights and even pink flamingoes on stage during  the production of  “The Frog Prince” Saturday in New England’s Memorial Hall. Herald photos/ Brad Mosher   There may not have been a cast of thousands, but…
Local church serves up an italian meal for youth programs

The smell of garlic, spices and burning candles added an ambiance to the lower level of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church Parosh Center Feb. 18 for more than 100 people. It was for a good cause. The proceeds of the…