2021 REWIND: Banner year in review, January through June

The past year brought never-before-seen changes to Hillsboro and Traill County. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Banks: Christmas Cash program in Hillsboro sees rebound in 2021

The Hillsboro Business Association’s 34th annual Christmas Cash campaign saw $119,680 spent in interest-free holiday loans during its 11-week run in Hillsboro. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Storms dump 11 inches of snow in Hillsboro; cold temps linger

A series of winter weather systems covered much of eastern North Dakota with 8 to 12 inches of snow early this week. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Scaled back in 2020, MayPort’s Winterfest returns with full slate of events

After being scaled back a year ago, this year’s eighth annual Winterfest celebration in Mayville and Portland promises to be packed with plenty of Christmas cheer. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Donations pouring in for Hillsboro Kiwanis Club food pantry

The spirit of giving appears to be alive and well in Hillsboro in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Buxton day care delays release of cookbook

A community cookbook being compiled as a fundraiser by Buxton Daycare won’t be published in time for gift givers to hand out this Christmas. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Hillsboro city leaders delay decision on speeding up liquor license request

The Hillsboro City Commission on Tuesday held off on approving a liquor license for a downtown microbrewery that could open in the city as soon as next month. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Not your average, run-of-the-mill business venture

Aaron McWilliams chuckles about how life sometimes works out. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Hillsboro-Central Valley crushes Bishop Ryan to return to Dakota Bowl

The Hillsboro-Central Valley Burros punched their ticket to the state Class 11B championship game with a dominating 49-12 win over Minot’s Bishop Ryan on Saturday in the state semifinals. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Grand Forks contractor eyes building renovation along Broadway in Buxton

A Grand Forks contractor has expressed interest in purchasing and renovating a one-story brick building that’s been vacant for decades along Broadway in Buxton. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

1 in 6 kids at Hillsboro elementary wear masks voluntarily

Nearly 1 in 6 students in grades K-6 and close to every classroom teacher at Hillsboro Elementary School have started wearing face coverings during the school day to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Hillsboro voters set to pick new city leader on Tuesday

Voters in Hillsboro will head to the polls Tuesday to pick one of three candidates vying to join the five-member Hillsboro City Commission. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Hillsboro seventh-grader serving as a diabetes youth ambassador

A year after finding out she had Type 1 diabetes, a shy 8-year-old Nina Kritzberger attended her first JDRF One Walk in Fargo. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Absolutely killing it

Performers from Central Valley School took first place in the Region 3 one-act play contest Nov. 4 in Northwood. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Hillsboro Business Association members finalizing details for Christmas carnival

The Hillsboro Business Association on Wednesday continued mapping out plans for the organization’s revamped Christmas carnival, which will be held in downtown Hillsboro on Sunday, Dec. 12. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Traill health agency gauging interest in shots for kids 5 to 11

Twenty doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11 will be available from Traill District Health Unit starting next week, the agency’s director said Wednesday. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Ooohs and ‘Oz’

Hillsboro High School’s one-act play team performed an adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s “The Wizard of Oz” story at the Region III play contest Thursday in Northwood. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Veterans Day program nixed to slow virus

Citing concerns over the spread of COVID-19, organizers have canceled this year’s Veterans Day program that had been scheduled Nov. 10 at the Hillsboro Events Center. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Hillsboro native Monroe releases new book ‘Granny Tales’

Nearly 30 years ago, Candice Monroe wrote a trio of short children’s stories. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Agassiz Valley taking the lead on state’s unaccompanied refugee minors program

Agassiz Valley Human Service Zone, which oversees the social services departments in Traill and Steele counties, has been asked to take over a statewide program that looks after refugee children. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Feed My Starving Children coming to Mayville

Volunteers once again are asked to visit Mayville to help feed the hungry around the globe. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Traill County board adds Grandin-area bridge to growing list of long-term fixes

The Traill County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday agreed to add the replacement of Bridge 424 by Grandin to a list of projects that the county wants to tackle in the next six or seven years. Top Featured Tags: – North Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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