Hettinger County signs burn ban

The Hettinger County Auditor and Hettinger County Commission have recently signed an order declaring a burn ban. The declaration was signed on March 15.
Regent firefighters dispatched to fire east of Hettinger

The month of April came in hot, literally. A combination of light snowfall, sparse rainfall, relatively high temperatures and unreasonably high wind speeds has created the perfect conditions for fire hazards.