By Chad Koenen


The annual Henning HOPE First Baby of the Year contest is now underway. Each year the organization recognizes the first baby born in the Henning Public School District with a $50 prize.

To qualify, a family must reside in the Henning School District and be the first person to notify the Citizen’s Advocate of the birth. To register as the first baby of the year, contact the Citizen’s Advocate at 548-5585 or by email at

For more information contact the Citizen’s Advocate at 548-5585.