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Welcome to Hettinger
North Dakota

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

Bowman    Dickinson    Lemmon SD     Mott    Beach     Marmarth     New England     Medora     Killdeer     Regent     Reeder     Hettinger School
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

Sat. Dec. 20
Reeder Santa Claus Day - Free Bingo for kids at 1pm - Santa arrives after Bingo - Borderline Bar & Grill
Sat. Dec. 20
Pie and Coffee Fundraiser at Prairie Senior Center in Reeder from 2 to 4pm - freewill offering
Sun. Dec. 21
Borderline Singers Christmas Concert "A Celebration in Song" 2pm at Hetttinger United Methodist Church - Christmas goodies & coffee to follow

This page last updated: December 18, 2014
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Hettinger's Dakota Buttes Visitors Council Recommends:

Dakota Buttes Museum

Last Great Buffalo Hunt Historic Site
12 miles E on HWY 12

Golf, Hunting, Fishing
Click Tourism Page

  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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West River Health Services Website         Hettinger Area Chamber of Commerce 2012 Membership Brochure
Local Housing List
Hettinger Theatre
All Digital Cinema
7:30pm  F-M
Sun. Matinee 2:00pm

Dec. 19th - Dec. 22th
"The Hunger Games - Mocking Jay Part 1"

Rated PG-13 a resource for up to date news from the oil patch
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Click here for 2014 Hettinger Chamber Membership Form
Click here for 2014 Hettinger Area Chamber of Commerce Brochure
Looking for a Special Gift?  Hettinger Chamber Gift Certificates can be purchased at the Community Promotions Office at 120 South Main Street & can be used at participating Chamber Business Members
The Office is open from 10am to 4pm weekdays
The Office will be closing at 12:30pm on December 24th and will reopen on Monday December 29th

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
Local Hunting Info

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. 

Recently a group of young people volunteered their time to inventory and organize the items to make pick up easier for those in need of winter outerwear.  This group of youth does service projects for the betterment of the community.  They meet every 2nd and 4th Sunday's at 4pm at the Hettinger United Methodist Church. 

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 Area Chamber of Commerce "Hometown Christmas" event concludes
Drawings for Hettinger Chamber Gift Certificates were held on December 11th 18th.  $50 winners on December 11th were:  Denver Anderson, Paul Anderson, Cathy Barnes, Rob Buckmier, Byrdee Butterfield, Troy Dschaak, Carl Ebert, Nichole Henderson, Randy Holden, Maureen Kautzman, Brooke Kessel, Ann Witt-Munro, Val Mueller, Shirley Smolniker, Darla Valloff and Micky Wieland.  The final drawing was on December 18th.  $50 winners were:  Rosalie Chasten, Jan DeFoe, Frieda Dewey, Allan earsley, Betty Jo Engraf, Krista Faller, Arlyce Frieze, Steve Hendricks, Jaylynn Huiner, Katheryne Koffler, Lorna Lambourn, Frank Laufer, Pat Lien, Debbie Miller (567-2040), Kathy Nagel, Gloria Perot, Wayne Earsls, Edna Soehren, Sue Tohm, Betty vliem, Shari Wick, Lunn Wolff.  $100 winners were Willie Frank, Kem Huisman, Loren Luckow, Dort Vliem. 

Winners of the Best Decorated Yard Contest were:  Best Overall -  Garrett & Christi Schmitz, Best Nativity - Bob & Pam Harper, Best Reindeer/Santa - Dennis & Jan Bentsen.  Winners of each category received a $25 Hettinger Chamber Gift Certificate.

Click here for an event flyer which includes a complete listing of sponsors.  Please take time to thank them.  Without them this event could not happen.

Hettinger Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2014 Chamber Awards

Award winners will be announced at the annual Chamber meeting which is scheduled for Wednesday evening January 28th at Suzie’s WoodFire. 

Categories include:  Business Person of the Year (owner or employee of current chamber business member who is a business leader and actively involved in the community), Volunteer of the Year (individual who has displayed leadership, concern and commitment to organizations, community functions or individuals in need), Medical Services Provider of the Year (e.g. nurse’s aide, nurse, doctor, medical receptionist, etc.), Educator of the Year (teachers, Sunday school teacher, piano teacher, etc.), Pioneer Business (current business in business 20 years or more), Youth Employee of the Year (current high school student or 2014 graduating senior), Partner in Community Pride (business or organization with outstanding community support e.g. volunteers for community functions, decorated business front, employees participate in community organizations/events), Ag-Producer of the Year (producer who represents themselves professionally and successfully in agriculture, is actively involved with the community and demonstrates leadership in agriculture).
Nomination applications are available at the chamber office, local financial institutions, WRHS Hettinger Clinic, or can be downloaded here

Absolute deadline for submitting applications is 11am on Monday January 12th since the committee will meet that day to choose the winners. 
A list of past winners is posted on the back of the award applications. 

The public is encouraged to submit nominations.  Because it is an honor to be nominated regardless of whether or not nominee is a winner, all the nominees will be recognized both at the annual awards presentation and on the radio beforehand.