Anthony Larson resides near Hettinger, ND with his wife and their two children. He is the fourth generation to own and operate the 1920 Larson Ranch, a multi-faceted agricultural enterprise that includes cow/calf, yearling cattle, forage, and hog operations. As a testament to Anthony’s commitment to community development, he and his wife purchased and re-established a restaurant business in their community to address a critical need and fill a vacant space. The business was sold to a new owner in 2019, leaving a lasting legacy of revitalization.
Anthony’s extensive professional background underscores his dedication to community service. He served as the Ambulatory Care Officer and Patient Financial Services Manager at West River Health Services, where he played a pivotal role in improving healthcare access for residents of the region. Additionally, he held the position of Branch Manager and Lender for a regional commercial bank. Currently, Anthony serves as a director for several vital entities, including the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation, Slope Electric Cooperative, Innovative Energy Alliance, Maintenance Solutions Cooperative, and Upper Missouri Power Cooperative. He actively participates on the Hettinger Public School Agricultural Education Advisory Board, fostering educational opportunities for local youth. Throughout his career, Anthony has held board roles with Adams County Development Corporation, Rural Development Finance Corporation, and West Dakota Utility Services Holdings, along with its subsidiaries.