Hettinger County declares Burn Ban

Hettinger County has declared a county-wide burn ban, even if the local signs show the fire danger is in the low (green) or moderate (blue) end of the dial. Staff Report According to Tracy Kruger, the Hettinger County Emergency manager,…
NWS looking for severe weather spotters

  It is hard to estimate how far a weather event may be away from you. By Brad Mosher The Herald That was just one of the weather-related tips that John Paul Martin of the National Weather Service office in…
Regent Lion’s 37th AnnualSW Basketball Jamboree

On Friday, March 29th, and Saturday, March 30th, 2019, the Regent Lions hosted their 37th Annual SW Basketball Jamboree at the Mott Armory in Mott, ND. By Bill Gion Tournament Manager The proceeds from this fund- raising tournament are used…
Ottmar Donates to Non-Profit Organizations

Hettinger County farmer Darrel Ottmar, directed $2,500.00 to M.O.T.T. through Americas Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, a Philanthropic arm of Bayer. As directed by Darrel’s wishes, M.O.T.T. will distribute $500.00 to each of the five following organization…
Scours a Problem in N.D. Calves

North Dakota State University Extension livestock experts are warning producers to protect their calves from scours. The majority of scours, or diarrhea, cases occur when calves are 3 and 16 days old. Untreated calves essentially die of shock from a…
Killdeer golfers tee up for indoor practices

The Killdeer golfers don’t have to worry about how cold or windy it is … or how much snow will be on the ground. The Cowboys will instead be keeping nice and warm when they start practicing on the new…
Capitol Chatter

Big Gavel Energy “Some of us have had trouble hearing the gavel,” Rep. George Keiser said. By Diane Newberry and Bilal Suleiman NDNA “We wish to provide to you a token of a present that might help you do your…
Wildfire hurdlers top regional performances

When it comes to hurdling, the Mott-Regent/New England track team leads the region. By Brad Mosher The Herald Cody Perkins of Mott-Regent is on top of the regional list when it comes to the 110 meter hurdles, leading the event…
Weather plagues Thinclads

As a bomb cyclone, the weather threat missed most of western North Dakota Friday, hitting the central and eastern parts of the state. By Brad Mosher The Herald But it did have an impact in Dickinson. The annual Blue Hawk…
Legislative News for District 31

The members of the House continue to meet in conference committees and complete floor action on any remaining policy bills. The House completed work on SB 2124 recently and gave it a 82-3 do pass recommendation. By Representative Karen Rohr…
Letter to The Editor

Each April, we celebrate the passage of the Fair Housing Act. The Act passed seven days after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and is one of his most important legacies. By Michelle Rydz Executive Director Dr. King…
Wildfire girls win Bowman Boosters Relays title, boys secon

  In the books, the Mott-Regent/New England co-op track team won the girls competition at the Bowman County Boosters track meet April 16 in Bowman. But the boys were not far behind, coming in second behind the host Bulldogs. In…
Discovering the demise of the DINOSAURS

Bowman at center of paleontological treasure trove A cataclysmic flash occurred 65 million years ago on an area of the planet that we know as Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. It was a blast so large it sent earthy debris hurling into space…
Enchanted Highway clears up legal cloud over famous geese

Adark legal cloud which had threatened the Enchanted Highway’s biggest draw has vanished. The gigantic metal sculpture called “Geese in Flight” along Interstate 94 east of Dickinson had served as an entry portal for the Enchanted Highway, guiding visitors south…
Coccidiosis Affecting Young Calves

North Dakota cattle producers have been losing young calves to coccidiosis this spring, according to Gerald Stokka, North Dakota State University Extension veterinarian and livestock stewardship specialist. By Duaine Marxen Hettinger County Extension/ANR Coccidiosis is an intestinal disease that affects…