Foundation gives out grants to Mott, Regent

The Mott-Regent foundation committee of Alex Aldinger, Morgan Kouba, Kevin Carvell, Karen Kouba, Linda Swindler, and Bill Gion gave grants to the following to fund in part the following projects, The Hettinger Fair Board – Fair Grounds Garden, City of…
Mott lights up county building for the season

Mott will be lighting up again as it celebrates the Christmas season with its annual Christmas decorating contest in the county building. The winners were decided Dec. 13 but the displays will remain for people to view. The contest was…
Dakota Datebook

Maris Trade by Merry Helm December 14, 2018 — Baseball fans had mixed emotions at this time in 1966. Five days earlier, the Yankees traded home-run king Roger Maris to the St. Louis Cardinals in an even swap for infielder…
Tis the season

  They walked in two by two. Angels. Animals. Kings. They followed the star, both down the aisle and up onto the stage. Brad Mosher The Herald And they also were there for a small Mary and Joseph at the…
Santa makes splash riding fire truck

There may have been lots of things to do at Sunday’s Hometown Holiday celebration in New England. Staff Writer There was a lunch. There were games for the kids. There even was a chance to do Christmas shopping without leaving…
4H creates Christmas ornaments in Mott

Hettinger County 4-H’ers gathered together for fun afternoon of Christmas activity. The event was held on Sunday, Dec. 2 at the Hettinger County Courthouse, 41 members from across the county came to create holiday ornaments. There were three areas that…
Local FFA chapter goes on adventure in Belfield

Another exciting FFA adventure took place on Friday, Nov. 30, as the New England eighth grade class and chapter officers made their way to Belfield for the yearly Jr. High Ag day. There were 16 eighth graders from New England…
Hettinger couple honored during 45th Harvest Bowl

A Hettinger County family was selected recently for their success in agriculture. The NDSU Harvest Bowl program recognizes the success, dedication and hard work of outstanding agriculturists. By Duaine Marxen For The Herald The success, dedication and hard work of…
County lights up for yule season

‘Tis the season to light up Mott. In a tradition which began in 2013, the Hettinger County Courthouse will be lighting up again when the North Dakota State University Extension Office kicks off its latest Christmas Tree Decorating Contest. By…
Hettinger County 4H holds award banquet

The annual  Hettinger  County  4H  Round-up  awards  banquet  recently  recognized  members  at  St.  Mary’s  Catholic  Church  in  New  England. Among the  awards  handed  out  was  the  ‘Friend  of  4H’  to  Margie  Herner.  She  received  the  award  because  she  has  been …
New England First Quarter Honor Roll

12th  Grade         A  Honor  Roll Dessiree  Harmon,  Emily  Johnson,  Elizabeth  Kaufman,  Zachary  Madler,  Jayla  Nelson,  Tate  Nordby,  Caydon  Petri,  Iva  Rabrenovic,  Pablo  Rodruguez,  Ani  Samurkasovi,  Eve  Stegner,  Hayden  Turner.  12th  Grade        B  Honor …
Dakota Datebook

Spirit of the West By Tessa Sandstrom November 27, 2018 — Thousands of people lined the streets and gathered in the Bismarck auditorium on this day in 1921 to greet the French war hero, Marshal Ferdinand Foch. Marshal Foch was…
Food safety crucial during holiday feasts

Turkey anyone? Who can resist the smell of turkey roasting in the oven, growing ever more golden brown almost by the minute, its gravy-making juices crackling and sizzling in the bottom of the roaster pan. Julie Garden-Robinson Food and Nutrition…
Dakota Datebook

Turkey Show by Merry Helm November 23, 2018 — On this weekend in 1937, Towner held its fifth annual turkey show. Exhibitors from Velva, Drake, Granville, Denbigh, Bantry, Upham, Balfour, Eckman and Towner contributed to the largest entry of live…
Country Neighbors – Fall 2018

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Local agency trying to help families

A local agency is looking for students and families to help in Dunn County. Its mission is to help the families find students who may need help and then help them get the assistance they need. Brad Mosher The Herald West…