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…
MRNE places second, third at Badlands Conference meet

        STAFF REPORT The Badlands Conference may have been easy pickings for Dickinson Trinity in the past, but both the Mott-Regent/New England track teams are getting closer. The girls team placed second to the Lady Titans, scoring…
Bulldogs boys barely hold off MRNE

      Staff Report Bowman County barely held off the Mott-Regent/New England boys in the Killdeer invitational April 25 in Killdeer. The Bulldogs scored 140 points, but the MRNE squad was three points back with 137 and far ahead…
Hettinger County hit with blackout

    By Brad Mosher The Herald     Transmission issues and a transformer problem caused a blackout April 29 throughout most of Hettinger County, and left some residents in the dark literally until the following morning. According to Tracy…
Womens prison gets two-year reprieve

        The legislative battles over the Dakota Womens Corrections and Rehabilitation Center in New England are over. For now.   By Brad Mosher The Herald     The legislative battles over the Dakota Womens Corrections and Rehabilitation…
Society celebrates local history

    Hettinger County Historical Society had both good news and bad news during its annual meeting Sunday in Regents Enchanted Castle. The good news was the visit of three of Dr. Simon W. Hill’s granddaughters.   By Brad Mosher…
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…
Omdahl:  File Your Claim for Reparations…

Before launching into our main topic this week, I want to demonstrate that if you hang around long enough you can see history repeat itself, case in point: federal revenue sharing. By Lloyd Omdahl Back in 1967, U.S. Treasury people…
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. 
ENCHANTED HIGHWAY:  Giant sculptures make road a tourist draw

      The “highway” between Gladstone and Regent isn’t nameless, thanks to more than 30 years of effort by Gary Greff.   By Brad Mosher The Herald   The “highway” between Gladstone and Regent isn’t nameless, thanks to more…
Winter injury to conifers

    By Duaine Marxen  Hettinger County Extension/ANR     Many evergreen trees are showing signs of winter injury across our region. “Winter injury” (also known as winterburn) is a generic term for unusual browning of needles, portions of trees,…
Bulldogs boys barely hold off MRNE

      Staff Report   Bowman County barely held off the Mott-Regent/New England boys in the Killdeer invitational April 25 in Killdeer. The Bulldogs scored 140 points, but the MRNE squad was three points back with 137 and far…
Nordby signs with Blue Hawk wrestling program

    When wrestling season starts in the fall of 2018, Tate Nordby will be ready. He will also be someplace familiar.   By Brad Mosher The Herald     The graduating senior took time off from baseball season with…