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Updated site is coming soon!

Updated site is coming soon!

We’ll be reorganizing our website soon! Until then, please visit our facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/hillsborobanner!

Baking potatoes to help the community

Baking potatoes to help the community

Photo by Lin Smithwick/Banner Some of the Kiwanians line up to make sure everything is ready for the crowds expected for the potato bar.  From left:  Angie Kritzberger, Dena Bergstrom, Justin Grinde, John Meyer and Kathy Larson.

Double Trouble

Double Trouble

The Hillsboro boys and girls basketball teams hosted a doubleheader Tuesday evening as the Patriots of May-Port CG came to town.  The Burros walked away with a win on the boys side while May-Port CG won the girls encounter.  At halftime of the girls game, Kaden Pastian, 3rd grade, drives to the basket as Micah […]

Grothmann to represent Hillsboro in national title game

Grothmann to represent Hillsboro in national title game

By Harry Lipsea One game at a time; that’s how Andrew Grothmann and the North Dakota State University (NDSU) football team have approached the 2011-2012 campaign.  It’s been an effective method to say the least for the Bison.  The powerful, experienced squad has cruised during post-season play, outscoring its opponents 75-21.  Now, only two teams […]

Locked-out Crystal employees show up for work

Locked-out Crystal employees show up for work

By James R. Johnson Locked-out Crystal Sugar employees have reported to work in  the cold during past winters.  More than three dozen stood in a biting wind and numbing wind chill the morning of Jan. 3 outside the Hillsboro, N.D., plant to demonstrate they’re ready to return to work.  Other members of the Bakery, Confectionery, […]

Security upgrades complete at sheriff’s department, jail

Security upgrades complete at sheriff’s department, jail

The Traill County Sheriff’s Department and jail has undergone several upgrades, leaving facilities a much safer place.  A brand-new security system has been installed and in use the past two weeks.  It’s been a positive project for the department.  Mike Crocker, Traill County Sheriff, said.  “This is something we have been wanting to do for […]

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