Lions bring Santa back

Inmates at the Dakota Women’s Correctional Rehabilitation Center in New England begin asking weeks earlier, “Is Santa coming again this year?
Rural Housing receives REAP Funds

Hettinger County Job Development Authority announces New England Rural Housing has received a Micro-loan from Southwest Rural Economic Area Partnership (SW REAP).
Norton still has his Army Ranger’s six

Killian Norton, son of Wanda and Robert Norton, having served our nation in the 3rd Battalion/75th Ranger Regiment during Operation Enduring Freedom, recently separated from the military to continue his education.
Well-known priests receive honors

Fr. Chad Gion and Fr. Patrick Schumacher were among six priests serving in the Bismarck Diocese who Pope Benedict XVI bestowed the honor of Monsignor at the request of Bishop David D. Kagan.
School plans addition

According to the “Blue Book,” the present structure of the New England Public School was built in 1955.
Witte named Durum Person of the Year

Keith Witte, a durum producer from rural Regent, N.D., received the United States Durum Growers Association’s (USDGA) 2012 Durum Person of the Year award during the Crop Outlook and International Durum Forum luncheon held Nov. 13 in Minot.
Visit to the Hettinger County Courthouse

I start my monthly tour of the county offices and step into the Clerk of Courts office at the exact moment, Deputy Clerk Robin Urlich was posting, very sadly, the 100th criminal case in Hettinger County for this year.
New England Ambulance acquires Life Pack 15

The American Heart Association reports that a midwest affiliate of The American Heart Association secured $7.1 million in funding to implement Mission Lifeline.
Ronald McDonald visits county schools

The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile visited the Mott/Regent school and the next week spent time at the New England school to provide dental care to “underserved children” in our school systems.
“Everything Roosevelt” at DSU

Something exciting is happening at Dickinson State University, where researchers are in the process of digitizing “Everything Roosevelt” for the Theodore Roosevelt Center.