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Postal cuts meant to help small towns may still hurt

October 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

While the latest plan means more post offices will remain open, the reductions could erode a service that many in small towns have come to rely upon. Some experienced employees, for example, have departed. Continue Reading

MARILYN HAGERTY: Hatton company stays with Wamstad family five generations

June 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

“Always in our hearts.” “They gave their today for our tomorrow.” Epitaphs on graves are the final statement. Helping the bereaved select those last words is something Don and Nicki Wamstad are accustomed to doing. And in so doing, they often become friends of customers. The Wamstads of Hatton, N.D., operate the oldest grave marker business and one of the largest granite companies in the state. Continue Reading

Hatton sees its first full-time diner in years

February 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

For a few years, Dorothy and David Flaten displayed vanity plates on their red-and-white 1991 Chrysler LeBaron convertible that read, “COKE CAR.” Continue Reading

One class taught in two or three classrooms

February 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

GF region schools team up on educational network The high school in Hillsboro, N.D., doesn’t offer an aviation class and the public school in Hatton, N.D., doesn’t offer an auto repair class. But by the start of the next school year, students there and all over the Grand Forks region will have access to such classes and more. Continue Reading

Hatton church leaves ELCA

May 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

St. John Lutheran Church, the congregation in Hatton, N.D., where native son, pioneer aviator and famed Arctic explorer Carl Ben Eielson was baptized and buried, voted Sunday to leave the nation’s largest Lutheran denomination and join another. Continue Reading

Hatton man one of country’s best math teachers

June 30, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

A long wait paid off earlier this month when Hatton (N.D.) High School teacher Fred Strand found out he would receive a presidential award recognizing him as one of the country’s 103 best science and math teachers. Continue Reading