Cancer Center holds Nutrition class Jan. 14

The Bismarck Cancer Center will be hosting a Nutrition 101 for Cancer Survivors on Monday Jan. 14 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Bismarck Cancer Center. Led by the Bismarck Cancer Center Oncology Dietitian, class participants will receive an overview on…
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Dick Johnson, Test Pilot by Merry Helm January 7, 2019 —Lieutenant Colonel Richard Johnson was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery with full Air Force Military Honors on this date in 2003. Dick was born on September 21, 1917,…
Holiday lights on borrowed time

The seasonal decorations may soon disappear along Main Street in New England (above and right) now that the new year has begun, according to Mayor Marty Opdahl. –  Herald photo / Brad Mosher The Christmas candles, trees and wreaths which line…
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Eagle Woman That All Look At written by Merry Helm December 31, 2018 —Eagle-Woman-That-All-Look-At was the daughter of Two Lance, chief of the Upper Yankton Nakota, who felt she was destined to gain some of the admiration the tribe had…
4-H youth archery competition circuit starting at Watford City

NDSU Extension Youth can start signing up for the North Dakota 4-H archery competition circuit. Youth interested in archery can start signing up for the 2019 North Dakota 4-H archery competition circuit. The North Dakota State University Extension Center for…
Tidings of Comfort and Joy

The small silver-haired and well-dressed woman was smiling at St. Benedict’s Health Center Friday. It may not have been Christmas yet, but by the twinkle in her eyes and the gigantic smile on her face, it was like she was…
Mott unmasks decorating tree winners

Some of the teams decorating trees for the annual non-profit may have barely met the deadline Dec. 13, working until almost the last minute, but it was worth all the effort, according to the organizers. Staff Report The top tree…
Massad earns Water Wheel award in Bismarck

Mary Massad, Southwest Water Authority (SWA) Manager/CEO was honored with the 2018 Water Wheel Award at the 55th Annual Joint North Dakota Water Convention and Irrigation Workshop on Dec. 6 in Bismarck. Mary has devoted her career to development of…
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Ringing the Bells written by Merry Helm December 25, 2018 — In 1974, Walsh County resident Kenneth Johnson began a tradition of ringing Trinity Lutheran’s bells each Christmas. The 114-year-old prairie church had closed its doors in 1953, but the…
2018 Holiday Cookbook

View the online version of our 2018 Holiday Cookbook here! Just click in the center of the image to view.  
Mott lawyer passes bar in Minnesota

MacKenzie Hertz, daughter of Shane and Stacey Hertz, of Mott, North Dakota, recently passed the Minnesota State Bar Examination and became a licensed attorney in the State of Minnesota. Of the 586 hopefuls who took the exam, less than 75…
Don’t let last minute shopping blow the budget

The National Retail Federation expects holiday retail sales for 2018 to increase 4.3 to 4.8 percent from 2017. “You may be thinking that this doesn’t matter because you have most of your gifts purchased,” says Carrie Johnson, North Dakota State…
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…
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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…