Prison In Peril

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Frigid February may morph into more moderate March

The long streak of sub-zero temperatures will be changing in the next few weeks, according to weather forecasts. In Bismarck Sunday, the National Weather Service issued a Winter Hazardous Weather Outlook through the beginning of March, citing predicted wind chills…
Prison wins House vote by 89-7 margin

After losing a vote in the North Dakota House of Representatives Feb. 19 by a lopsided 89-7 margin, the push by Gov. Doug Burgum to close the Dakota Womens Correctional Rehabilitation Center in New England faces the prospect of convincing…
District 31 Legislative Report

Sen. Don Schaible We have now reached the halfway mark of the 66th legislative session. At this time, all bills that have been passed in the House will be moved over to the Senate for further consideration and vice versa.…
The Herald E-Edition for 3-1-19

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Seed called key to healthy crops

When it comes to successful crops, the seed is the key, according to John Rickertsen, a NDSU REC Research Agronomist in Hettinger. By Brad Mosher The Herald So much so that he had two afternoon sections at the annual Hettinger…
Legislators push to reopen local road shop

Approximately two years after it was closed because of funding cuts to the North Dakota Department of Transportation, the former road maintenance section shop south of New England may be resurrected. Staff Report It was one of eight section shops…
Mitigation update plan meeting set

A meeting to update the Hettinger County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Planwill be held from 6 to 9 p.m., Monday, February 25, in the Legion Room at the Hettinger County Courthouse located at 336 Pacific Avenue in Mott, The meeting’s agenda includes…
DWCRC survives first round in state legislature

The attempt to close the Dakota Womens Correctional and Rehabilitation Center in New England and move the inmates to Bismarck failed to pass a House Appropriations subcommittee vote Feb. 11 in Bismarck. Staff Report The Human Resources Division of the…
Gooseneck Implement plans to rebuild destroyed Elgin location

More than a year after a devastating fire that destroyed most of the John Deere dealership in Elgin, ND, Gooseneck Implement has announced plans to build a new facility in Elgin. This new facility will house the parts, sales and…
District 31 Legislative Report

Rep. Jim Schmidt We have completed the first half of the 66th Legislative Session and look forward to catching up with some things at home before starting the second half on Wednesday the 27th. We also want to reflect a…
The Herald E-Edition for 2-22-19

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Hettinger County may stay in deep freeze for longer

New England, Mott and the rest of Hettinger County will have to keep bundled up a while longer, according to weather forecasts. By Brad Mosher The Herald Although it will be slightly warmer for the next few weeks, the temperatures…
Tariffs, trade wars still impact North Dakota farmers

There may be some changes in the near future which could help an agriculture industry hit hard recently by tariffs and trade wars, according to a crops economist and marketing specialist from North Dakota State University. By Brad Mosher The…
District 31 Legislative Report

Monday we start the sixth week of the Sixty-sixth Legislative Assembly. By Rep. Karen Rohr The floor sessions will be running into the evening this next week to ensure that all bills are heard before crossover. Below is a summary…