Opening Day: Wildfire gridders start season with first practice

Staff Report It was sunny, cool and for the first time this summer, was filled with the sounds of football. Officially, it is football season with the state high school association allowing the first official practice. Mott-Regent/New England coach Nate…
Belfield gets muddy for inaugural Mud Run

The Harvest Hoedown will add a new, dirty look when they have a Mud Run Aug. 17 at 2 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for a new fire truc k for the community. According to officials, all 4×4 vehicles…
New England set to glow Saturday for 5K run

New England will be literally glowing Saturday evening as part of the annual Edward Schwartz Memorial Glow Run 5K. Unlike most 5-kilometer races, the event will be held in the evening starting by the lumberyard behind Hank’s Place off Eighth…
Fall sports season nears

    Staff Report It is football season – almost – for the nine-man programs in North Dakota. According to the North Dakota High School Activities Association, the season started on paper July 29 with the rules clinics (online only)…
National High School Rodeo Championships

      Staff Report Amidon’s Elli Rettinger finished the National High School Rodeo Championships over the weekend, but the New England student had to return with several top 20 finishes in the pole bending competition. Rettinger closed out the…
Mott 5K reboots after tornado, cleanup

  By Brad Mosher The Herald In spite of a cancellation Saturday, the 5-kilometer race through Mott was resurrected Sunday to make it the ninth straight competition. It had been canceled in the immediate aftermath of the tornado which hit…
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,…
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…
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…
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…
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,…
Amidon’s Rettinger earns trip to Nationals

  Rhame’s Cashae McGee placed second in the Breakaway Roping competition at the North Dakota High School Rodeo Association to be one of the top local finisher at the State Finals over the weekend. The top four finishers qualified for…
Local basketball camp called a success

  Nearly 90 children showed up for a three-day basketball camp at the Correctional Center gymnasium in New England.   By Brad Mosher The Herald   The event was split into three age groups with third to fifth graders getting…
PHOTOS: MRNE at state track meet

  Here are more photos from the two-day State Track and Field Championships held in Bismarck May 24 and 25 at Bismarck State College.   More photos will be posted….                  
MRNE find problems in Bismarck

  Staff Report For the athletes from Hettinger County, was the best of times and the worst. Mott-Regent/New England athletes made the long journey to the Bismarck State College track complex for the 2019 State Championships Friday and Saturday. The…