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North Dakota

Hettinger Area Chamber of Commerce
Adams County Development Corp.
701-567-2690 (fax)

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West River Medical Center - named by National Rural Health Association in 2011 as one of the top 100 critical access hospitals in the country
Adams County Fair             Hettinger Country Club
Thurs. Nov. 20
Dakota Concert Association presents Broadway showstoppers Melissa Biattino & Ron DeStefano in a Holiday celebration featuring colorful costumes, gorgeous vocals, dazzling tap choreography & unique song & dance arrangements of Christmas favorites - concert is at Hettinger School auditorium at 7:30pm - admission is by season which can be purchased at KB Jewelers or at the door
Sat. Nov. 21
Women's AGLOW meets at 1:30pm at the Community Promotions Meeting Room in Centennial Square - speaker is Dr. Jennifer Schfield who will speak on "Living in Ireland"
Mon. Nov. 24
Living with Diabetes "All About Diabetes" presented by Barbara West from 2 to 4pm at WRHS Classroom I - must pre-register by calling 567-6203 or 800-732-0685
Mon. Nov. 24
Jr High Band & Choir Winter Concert 7:30pm at Hettinger School Auditorium
Thurs. Nov. 27
Community Thanksgiving Dinner sponsored by Holy Trinity Catholic Church 405 3rd St N - serving from 11am to 1pm - free will donation with proceeds going to the Community Fund which for example provides trukeys for the "Food Basket Program" - Carry outs welcome but delivery is not abailable
Fri. Nov. 28
Crafter & Home Business "Santa's Hometown Workshop" from 2 to 8pm at 213 South Main St
Fri. Nov. 28
"Red Chili & Knephla Soup Feed" Boy Scouts fundraiser from 4:30 to 8pm at the Hettinger American Legion Hall
Fri. Nov. 28
Hettinger's Wake up Santa Fireworks at 5:45pm with Lighted Parade to follow - everyone is invited to the Fire Hall where Santa & Mrs. Clause will hand out sacks to children under 12 - hot chocolate for everyone - click here for event flyer
Fri. Nov. 28
Hettinger Firemen's Ball from 8:30pm to 1am at Suzie's Woodfire Grill - music by Uptown Sounds
This page last updated: November 20, 2014
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Last Great Buffalo Hunt Historic Site
12 miles E on HWY 12

Golf, Hunting, Fishing
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  and 60 miles from Montana in the heart of ag and ranch country
If you are looking for a great community to raise your kids or are ready to retire, you can't find a better place to live!

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Medical Benefit for Bridget Hendricks- Conner

Donations can be dropped off at 111 Main St S or mailed to Gate City Bank PO Box 1205 Hettinger 58639
make checks payable to: Bridget Conner Medical Benefit
Ebooks available now at the Adams County Library
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Enjoy popular titles from the comfort of home

Adams County Library  is proud to offer you best-selling and classic eBooks and audiobooks available 24/7 from the library’s digital collection,

You can browse the collection, borrow with your library card, and enjoy on your computer, tablet, smartphone or eReader device. Most borrowed eBooks can be enjoyed immediately in your web browser with OverDrive Read. Or, you can download eBooks into free software, Adobe® Digital Editions, or send to your Kindle® device or app [U.S. Libraries]. Downloaded eBooks can be transferred to eReader devices such as NOOK®, Sony® Reader™ and many more.

Audiobooks  can be downloaded into OverDrive® Media Console™ (just MP3 audiobooks for Mac® users). Once downloaded, titles can be enjoyed immediately or transferred to a variety of devices, including iPod® and many others. Some audio titles can also be burned to CD to listen on-the-go.

Users with smartphones or tablets can install the OverDrive Media Console app to directly download EPUB eBooks and MP3 audiobooks titles to their device. No matter how you plan to enjoy, titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees!

With hundreds of popular fiction and non-fiction titles to choose from, this new collection is guaranteed to have something for everyone. You can enjoy best-selling novels, well-known classics, self-improvement guides, and much more all on your own time, wherever you may be.

This new service, powered by OverDrive, is free with your library card number (you will need to contact the Adams County Library for your number). To get started enjoying eBooks and audiobooks  visit or see link at You can find helpful tools and information, as well as a link to contact support.

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Mother's Cupboard
If you are in need or know of someone in need of winter outerwear, Mother's Cupboard in Hettinger has coats, hats, boots, gloves and other winter apparel in adult and children sizes. 

These items are free of charge and clients are kept confidential with no questions asked.  If you wish to donate to Mother's Cupboard, we accept new or slightly used items as well as monetary donations. 

We are currently in need of small children's coats.  Donations may  be dropped off at West Plains Inc. or please contact a volunteer listed below. 
For an appointment or more information, contact:  Kathy Jahner 567-4519, Joy Laufer, 209-0277 or Jody LeFebre 567-2365. 

New Surgeon at West River Health Services
Dr. Robert Gustafson a Board-certified General Surgeon specializing in Laparoscopic Surgery is now seeing patients at Hettinger West River Health Services.

A native of Brookings, South Dakota, Dr. Gustafson attended the University of California, Los Angeles and received his
bachelor of science degree in Physical Anthropology.

He received his medical degree from University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Vermillion.

He completed internship and residency at Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Augusta, Georgia.

Dr. Gustafson served in the U.S. Army for nine years. Five of the nine years, he spent on active duty to SE Baghdad and Tal’Afar,
Iraq in leadership positions. During his military career, he received several awards: Global War on Terrorism Service Medal,
Expeditionary Medal, and the Bronze Star Service Medal to name a few.

His favorite pastime is playing with his children.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Gustafson call West River Health Services Hettinger Clinic.

Hettinger's 29th Annual Wake Up Santa Event is Friday November 28th
Hettinger Main Street will once again be lined with people ready to take in the Wake Up Santa event. The event begins with a fireworks display at 5:45pm followed by the Christmas Tree and Centennial Square Lighting Ceremony.  Following the lighting ceremony the lighted parade will begin moving down North Main Street.  The crowd is then invited to go to the Fire Hall for free hot chocolate for everyone and candy sacks handed out by Santa & Mrs. Clause to children 12 and younger.

Businesses, Organizations and Individuals/Families are encouraged to enter the parade which lines up north of Kennedy's Fresh Foods at 5:30pm.  Entrants can   Kathleen at KB Jewelers 567-2358 or Jill at KNDC 567-2421 or can just go to the parade line-up.  A $25 Gift Certificate will go to the winner in each of the above categories. 

Boy Scout Troop 45 will be serving Red Chili and Knephla Soup from 4:30 to 8pm at the American Legion Hall.

"Santa's Hometown Workshop" of local crafters and home businesses will be at 213 South Main Street from 2 to 8pm at 213 South Main Street in the former Fried Photography building.

Some of the retail stores will be open until 8pm.

The annual Hettinger Fireman's Ball will be held from 8:30pm to 1am at Suzie's Woodfire Grill with music by "Uptown Sounds".

November 28th through December 17th individuals can sign up for $50 Hettinger Area Chamber of Commerce gift Certificates at participating Chamber Business Member Sponsors.  Drawings for these gift certificates will be held on KNDC on December 11th and 18th.

Children are invited to call Santa on the Radio on Wednesday December 17th from 5:30 to 7pm.

Click here for an event flyer which includes a complete listing of sponsors.  Please take time to thank them.

Hettinger's Best Decorated Yard Contest
Residents are encouraged to add to the festive mood of the season by decorating their homes/yards.  A committee will be doing the judging the week of December 8th.  A $25 Chamber Gift Certificate will be given to the winner in the 3 categories of: Nativity, Santa/Reindeer and Best Overall.