NWS improves regional weather coverage

Senator John Hoeven announced that the National Weather Service (NWS) has completed its adjustment of the radar system in Minot to expand low-level coverage in western North Dakota and improve severe weather and tornado warnings in the region. During a…
Governor appoints four to state veteran committee

Governor Doug Burgum appointed Dan Brown, Dean Overby, Glenn Wahus and James Verwey each to a three-year term on the Administrative Committee on Veterans Affairs (ACOVA). Dan Brown, a resident of Williston ND, is an Army Veteran. Dean Overby, a…
Slope County readies for 99th Farmers Fair

The Slope County Farmers Fair will start Aug. 23 with the class exhibits, but it will be ending with a bang when the rodeo starts two days later. But the online entries for the NDRA-sanctioned rodeo will open Aug. 16…
City, people glow after dark

  Staff Report Hundreds of people showed up at the old lumberyard in New England, getting covered in colored power, running, walking more than three miles around the city Saturday evening. It was the annual Edward Schwartz Memorial Glow Run.…
Sunday showers pound county

By Brad Mosher The Herald   It wasn’t a little storm, but it had an impact in Hettinger County when it went through southwestern North Dakota Aug. 10. In some places, there were reports that five inches of rain fell…
The Herald E-Edition for 8-16-19

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The Herald E-Edition for 8-9-19

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Counties facing massive social services realignment

By Brad Mosher The Herald   There is going to be some big changes in how Hettinger County handles its social services needs. None will bigger than when the all of the counties in the state must adapt to a…
Mott plans improvements after tornado cleanup

By Brad Mosher The Herald Mott will not only survive, but improve after sustaining millions of dollars in damage from a July 12 EF-1 tornado, according to the city’s mayor. “We haven’t assessed all the issues yet. We are still…
4-H Recovery after the tornado

By NDSU Extension Office The Hettinger County fair was one that will not soon be forgotten. What started as a wonderful fair was dealt a blow, when the 4-H Exhibit hall was destroyed by a tornado on Friday, July 12.…
Mott makes disaster declaration

  By Brad Mosher The Herald   It was unanimous. After being pummeled by an EF-1 tornado and windstorms July 12 which caused millions of dollars in property damage, the city council held an emergency meeting Monday to approve a…
Regent’s renaissance festival fades away

By Brad Mosher The Herald It didn’t last long. But for several weekends, there was a little taste of a medieval Camelot in Regent. There will be no more jousting or sword fights behind the Enchanted Castle. The acrobats and…
Kehr gets Dunn County Fair gig

Staff Report The Josh Kehr Band will be the big entertainment draw when the Dunn County Fair opens Aug 30. The North Dakota native grew up in New England and eventually moved to Nashville. But, he won’t be the only…
Armstrong speaks at Taylor Rally

By Marlene Kouba Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) of Dickinson enjoys the challenge of working in Congress in Washington, DC, but nothing beats North Dakota and he is glad he lives here. He loves to meet with the young people when…
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AFTERMATH:  Residents start on long road to recovery

  By Brad Mosher The Herald   For Jack Griffin and the rest of the residents of Mott, the worst is over. It just might take a little while to fully recover. Griffin was inside when two trees landed on…