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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
August 4 to September 15
"Bridges of North Dakota traveling exhibit from the State Historical Society at Dakota Buttes Museum
Wedn. Sept 3
Adams County Development Corporation Board meets at 7pm at the Community Promotions Meeting Room
Thurs. Sept. 4
Adams County Commissioners meet at 9am at the commissioner's Room of the Adams County Courthouse
Sat. Sept. 6
Tom & Michele Shirek Annual Heart Walk & 5K Run at Mirror Lake Park - Registration & Activities begin at 7:30am - 5K Walk & Run begins at 8am - for more information or to make a donation, please contact Patty Ness at
Sat. Sept. 6
Redliners Car Club Gearhead Gathering - Car Display with $10 Vehicle Entry Fee - Drive-In Pancake & Sausage Breakfast - 9am to 12 noon in Centennial Square - questions call Greg Huiner at 567-3856
Sat. Sept. 6
Annual Pitchfork Fondue at Hettinger Country Club prepared by Chamber Ag Committee - social at 5:30pm - dinner at 6:30pm - advance tickets available at Chamber Office and Hettinger financial locations until noon on Wedn. Sept. 3rd - tickets also sold at event
Sun. Sept. 7
FREE Guided Bus Tour to visit Cedar Creeki Bridge which is on National Register of Historic Places - leaving at 1:30pm from Museum - space is limited - call 567-2834 to reserve a spot - sponsored by Dakota Buttes Museum
Tues. Sept. 9
Hettinger Area Chamber of Commerce Board meets at 12 noon at Scruffy's meeting room
Wedn. Sept. 10
Hettinger City Council meets at 7am at the Armory Conference Room
Wedn. Sept. 10
Hettinger City's 2015 Budget Hearing at 8am at the Armory Conference Room
Wedn. Sept. 10
Hettinger Park Board meets at 5pm in the 3rd Floor Conference Room of the Adams County Courthouse
This page last updated: September 2, 2014
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Last Great Buffalo Hunt Historic Site
12 miles E on HWY 12

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         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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Hettinger Theatre
All Digital Cinema
7:30pm  F-M
Sun. Matinee 2:00pm
Sept 5 - Sept 8th

Rated R

Sept. 12th - 15th
"Guardians of the Galaxy"
Rated PG-13 a resource for up to date news from the oil patch
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Chamber Sponsored Dodge Ball Tournament & Rodeo part of the Adams County Fair
  It was a busy weekend at the Adams County Fair.
  The second annual Dodge Ball Tournament on Friday evening August 1st featured 5 teams in the double elimination event.  First place went to the "Big RZ Motors team, second place to "Bad Dogs" a team from Mott and third place to "Little" RZ Motors team. 
  The annual Rodeo, a production of Kling Rodeo Company of Belfield, kicked off at 7am with slack which ran until after 1pm.  Slack basically is rodeo without a paid audience including timed events only and allow more contestants fo participate is numberous rodeos on any given weekend. 
  The evening performance began at 6:30 and concluded by 9pm.  Times and scores from both slack and rodeo are put together to determine the top placers.  Number of contestants for each event and top placers are as follows:  Steer Wrestling - 41 contestants - Tyler Thorson of Towner ND.  Calf Roping - 45 participants - Jon Peek of Williston ND.  Ladies Barrel Racing - 65 contestants - Wanda Brown of Edgemont SD.  Sr. Men's Breakaway - 33 contestants - JB Lord of Sturgis SD.  Team Roping - 100 contestants - Tryell Moody and Rory Brown both of Edgemont SD, Ladies Breakaway - 70 contestants - Kayla Nelson of Bowman.  Bull Riding 6 contestants with none of them riding until the buzzer.  Saddle Bronc - .6 contestants - Britt Luger of Mandan ND.   Bareback Riding - 8 contestants Tate Schwagler of Mandan ND.  Schauer Sheep Company sponsored a Mutton Bustin event for several of the younger kids during a break in the rodeo action.
  Thanks you to everyone who helped with these events.  It takes lots of work to make these happen.  If you are at all interested in being part of the Rodeo/Dodge Ball Committee for next year please contact the Chamber Office.  Many working together makes the load lighter for everyone.
  A special thank you to the NightHawk Drug & Alcohol Coalition for help with the concessions. 
Medical Benefit for Bridget Hendricks- Conner
Set up at Gate City Bank - 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
SPECIAL EXHIBIT Bridges of North Dakota through Sept 15th at Dakota Buttes Museum - Bus Trip on September 7th
It's open now. The second special exhibit of the summer from the State Historical Society of North Dakota (SHSND), Bridges of North Dakota.
The exhibit in building two of the Dakota Buttes Museum (DBHS/M) in southeast Hettinger spans a variety of bridge-related subjects from 1872 to the present and covers historic travel patterns, engineering advances, building materials, new and old, and more.  The exhibit is free and open to the public.
On Sunday, September 7, as part of the exhibit, the DBHS/M is sponsoring an interpretive bus tour of certain Adams County bridges to culminate at the Cedar Creek Bridge in east central Adams County.
That metal span bridge is listed on the National
Register of Historic Places and is the only Adams
County bridge on that list. The tour begins at 1:30 pm MDT. 
Space is limited. Call 701-567-2834 to reserve your spot on
the bus.  Cost for the tour and refreshments: $12 per person.
Officially called the Cedar Creek Bridge, the
Schnell bridge in east central Adams County has been
listed since February 1997 on the National Register of
Historic Places.  "Deemed worthy of preservation," the
metal span bridge built in 1908, has witnessed over a
hundred years of Adams County history.
The Bridges of North Dakota exhibit, produced in
cooperation with the North Dakota Department of
Transportation with federal funding provided by the
Federal Highway Administration, North Dakota Division,
Bismarck, is made available through the State Historical
Society of North Dakota, Danielle Stuckle, SHSND
Educational Programs and Outreach Coordinator.