Horse Show returns

  Sophie Olsonawski puts her horse through the trails obstacle course while judge Austin Scholl watches during Monday’s Horse Show at New England’s newly repaired arena. The horse show has returned after a five-year absence and is back to stay,…
Renaissance festival rolls into Regent for summer

  Knights and maidens will be arriving in Regent Saturday and staying for most of the summer. The North Dakota Renaissance Festival will open July 13 at the grounds of the Enchanted Castle in Regent. A fire-breathing dragon will not…
All-star time for local athletes

Staff Report There will be a pair of Hunters on the field Saturday when the the East meets West in the annual Shrine game for state bragging rights and to raise money for the Shriners Childrens Hospitals. Hunter Crist and…
Dickinson opening Farmers Market in July

Staff Report There will be only a few Farmers Markets opening up for the summer in western North Dakota. For residents in Dunn County south to the border with South Dakota there is only one Farmers Market in Dickinson. In…
County Fair kicks off week with horse show

  Staff report The Hettinger County Fair opened its week with the resurrection of a horse show in New England Monday. With judges evaluating competitors on their skills in a variety of events, the horse and rider went through obstacles…
Early July storm drops large hail

A severe thunderstorm left behind large souvenirs when it left Hettinger County July 2. According to photos posted on skyspyphotos.com, hail nearly the size of golf balls fell two miles south of Regent during the brief but powerful thunderstorm. The…
Music, memories, help draw hundreds

By Brad Mosher The Herald   It was a really big show that lasted three days and reached from one end of Hettinger County to the other. The New England “Music in the Park” weekend was full of surprises even…
Amidon teen earns ticket to rodeo nationals in Rock Springs

    Staff Report   There will be a New England student spending a week in Wyoming in an effort to win a national championship. Ellie Rettinger of Amidon qualified for the National High School Rodeo Championships in Rock Springs…
National parks bring nearly $50 million boost to local ND economies

A new National Park Service (NPS) study reports that visitors to North Dakota’s national parks spent $49.6 million dollars in nearby communities in 2018. Approximately 733, 000 people visited Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site, Knife River Indian Villages…
Home, Home on the range

  “Home, home on the range”, was the theme song for a few New England FFA members this week   By Brenna Wert . Grace Dinius, Katie and William Schmidt, Brenna Wert (me), and Kayla and Leah Ehlis all spent…
Hettinger County Fair kicks off week

  Staff report The New England arena will help kick off the annual Hettinger County Fair Monday when the participants in the Horse Show register at 8 a.m. The horse show will start at 9 a.m. at the arena. The…
Warner makes run at state golf tourney

  Alora Warner closed out her prep career at the state Class B girls Golf Championship tournament in Carrington recently. She finished 50th out of 122 golfers at state. Warner started off the tournament getting as high as 20th in…
Hettinger County agency plants a memorial

  It will be a reminder growing literally for the years of service people have devoted to the people of Hettinger County, according to Doug Wegh. Wegh, the executive director of the Hettinger County Social Services office on 309 Millionaire…
Shooting Sports shows off safety, fun

  Staff Report   More than 20 children visited the Slope County Fairgrounds and got a bang out of it. Literally. The fairgrounds was being used for a Slope County 4-H Outdoor Skills Camp which focused on the shooting sports,…