Under Fire

New England  superintendent responds to plan for closure Rural communities throughout North Dakota struggle to provide economic opportunities for their residents.  In today’s new economy, traditional agricultural enterprises and industrial recruitment can no longer be relied upon to bring jobs to rural…
Tigers take sixth in Killdeer tournament

After dropping a narrow 49-44 decision to Stanley in the opening round of the 43 rd annual Roughrider tournament, the New England Tigers rebounded with a 52-40 victory over Beulah in the consolation game Dec. 6 in Killdeer. In the…
Wildfire burns Tigers in Roughrider opener Tuesday

Mott got off to a slow start in the first tound of the annual Roughrider basketball tournament Tuesday in Dickinson. After falling behind by a 9-2 margin, it was Mott literally catching fire and rolling to a 71-49 victory. Isaac…
Grant County pulls away from New England

The Grant County Coyotes jumped out to an early 19-2 lead Friday, leaving the New England Tigers far behind in their season opener. By Brad Mosher The Herald By the end of the game, the lead had grown to 55-31,…
Foundation gives out grants to Mott, Regent

The Mott-Regent foundation committee of Alex Aldinger, Morgan Kouba, Kevin Carvell, Karen Kouba, Linda Swindler, and Bill Gion gave grants to the following to fund in part the following projects, The Hettinger Fair Board – Fair Grounds Garden, City of…
WIFE supports new beef promotion legislation for U.S.

Women Involved in Farm Economics (WIFE) is supporting amending the Beef Research and Promotion Act, which legislated the beef checkoff, to allow only promotion of beef that is born and raised exclusively in the United States and to allow additional…
Mott lights up county building for the season

Mott will be lighting up again as it celebrates the Christmas season with its annual Christmas decorating contest in the county building. The winners were decided Dec. 13 but the displays will remain for people to view. The contest was…
Dakota Datebook

Maris Trade by Merry Helm December 14, 2018 — Baseball fans had mixed emotions at this time in 1966. Five days earlier, the Yankees traded home-run king Roger Maris to the St. Louis Cardinals in an even swap for infielder…
Tis the season

  They walked in two by two. Angels. Animals. Kings. They followed the star, both down the aisle and up onto the stage. Brad Mosher The Herald And they also were there for a small Mary and Joseph at the…
4H creates Christmas ornaments in Mott

Hettinger County 4-H’ers gathered together for fun afternoon of Christmas activity. The event was held on Sunday, Dec. 2 at the Hettinger County Courthouse, 41 members from across the county came to create holiday ornaments. There were three areas that…
Grant County pulls away from Tigers, 54-37

Grant County got what they wanted Nov. 30 on the road with a 54-37 victory over New England – a win. But, it didn’t come easy. By Brad Mosher The Herald The defending state girls basketball champions improved to 2-0…
Local FFA chapter goes on adventure in Belfield

Another exciting FFA adventure took place on Friday, Nov. 30, as the New England eighth grade class and chapter officers made their way to Belfield for the yearly Jr. High Ag day. There were 16 eighth graders from New England…
Hettinger couple honored during 45th Harvest Bowl

A Hettinger County family was selected recently for their success in agriculture. The NDSU Harvest Bowl program recognizes the success, dedication and hard work of outstanding agriculturists. By Duaine Marxen For The Herald The success, dedication and hard work of…
Elgin CEO named ‘Community Star’ by rural health group

Theo Stoller, CEO of Jacobson Memorial Hospital Care Center and executive director of the Jacobson Memorial Hospital Foundation in Elgin, will appear in the 2018 Community Stars book available on the www.PowerofRural.org website on National Rural Health Day, Nov. 15.…