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…
Watch your sodium intake during Heart Month

“What should I make for dinner?” I asked my older daughter when we were at the grocery store on a very cold February day. “Let’s have wild rice soup,” she said. By Julie Garden Robinson Food and Nutrition Specialist NDSU…
County 4-H archers place in Watford City regional

Twelve Hettinger County 4-H members competed at the Badlands Regional 4-H Archery Tournament at the Rough Rider Complex in Watford City on Jan. 26. Duaine Marxen Hettinger County Extension Categories available to shoot in were, Beginner Bare Bow, and Beginner…
Nordby wins WDA title, goes to state as top seed

New England picked up a championship Feb. 9 when senior Tate Nodby won his 160-pound title in the WDA championship tournament at Turtle MountainCommunity High School. The senior from Amidon also helped the Dickinson wrestling team to upset perennial favorite…
Tigers beat Cowboys, fall to Titans

Visiting New England ended a three-game Killdeer winning streak Monday by a 56-45 margin. The loss put the Cowboys in a tie for eighth place with Mott-Regent in the standings. By Brad Mosher The Herald The victory put the Tigers…
Hot Rebel leads Tigers to wins over Ranchers, Cowboys

Aiden Rebel’s 28-point effort Tuesday helped the Tigers pull away for a 67-57 non-conference win over visiting Harding County. The two teams were tied after the first quarter and the Tigers barely clawed out a one-point lead at halftime (32-31).…
Wildfire boys, girls aim for tournament

Mott-Regent closed out the girls basketball Region 7 schedule with a 61-44 victory Tuesday over visiting Beulah in the Mott Armory. The win ended a three-game losing streak after the Wildfire had fallen to Beach (53-47), Hettinger-Scranton (75-34) and Heart…
LIFE ON THE OUTSIDE: Once a shopper, always a shopper

“Life on the Outside” continues to be a dream that I am not awakening from, for which I am very thankful. By Yvonne Stegner The arctic weather keeps me inside the house, where there are always mundane chores to do…
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…
Dakota Datebook

Dick Johnson, Test Pilot by Merry Helm January 7, 2019 —Lieutenant Colonel Richard Johnson was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery with full Air Force Military Honors on this date in 2003. Dick was born on September 21, 1917,…
Grosz wins NDFB Discussion meet

Rachel Grosz of Mott, N.D. won the NDFB Young Farmer and Rancher Discussion Meet at the Farm and Ranch Conference, Jan. 25-26, in Bismarck at the Ramada. The Discussion Meet is an exchange of ideas and information from participants on…
Local students win state contest

Natalie Wiesinger of the Mott/Regent Public School was the second place winner in a recent statewide contest entitled “Thank a farmer or rancher and tell about a product they raise”. Marlene Kouba Jaycia Thomas also of Mott/Regent Public School received…
NDSU Extension Projects for 2019

Planning for the future can be a very frustrating process especially in times of tariffs and market volatility. Planning typically pays high dividends. For most farm and ranch managers, developing realistic commodity priceexpectations is one of the most difficult and…
North Dakota Legislature vs. The People

Judging the bills that are introduced biennially, it appears that the North Dakota Legislature has a running war with the people. In that respect, this session is no exception. By Lloyd Omdahl In November, just three months ago, the people…
News for District 31

The trespassing bill SB 2315 was held last Friday in the Brynhild Haugland room. The room was packed to capacity with folks from all across the state, and the hearing went on for well over 5 hours. All who came…
Narrow win catapults Wildfire into second place

Cody Perkins’ basket with just five seconds left Friday was just enough for Mott-Regent to pull out a narrow 62-60 victory over the Tigers in New England. By Brad Mosher The Herald The win catapulted the Wildfire into second place…