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Law Enforcement Center faces $70,000 shortfall: Towner County's exit prompts LEC to request new agreement with counties

If there was one thing that the attendees of the joint commission meeting at Lake Region Law Enforcement Center could agree upon, it was the need for...

Nose to tail: February Employee of the Month has honed in on animal care since day one

Bison ranchers across four states and into Canada know this month's Chamber Employee of the Month as simply "H.T." Formally known as Harold Thomas,...

Frahm recognized by Farmers Union Insurance

North Dakota Farmers Union Insurance based in Jamestown, N.D., announced that Donn Frahm of New Rockford, was the top producer of New Annuity Sales...

County reviews proposals for substation and grant writing

Central Power Electric Cooperative sought comment from county officials regarding replacement of an existing substation in Eddy County; the property...

Harvey hosts "Night to Shine"

It was another night to remember, another “Night To Shine.” New Life on Main Church at Harvey again sponsored a prom event for special needs high...

CHI 'Casino Night' set for March 14, tickets and sponsorships available

Tickets still remain for CHI St. Alexius Health Center’s big gala affair, “Casino Night”, set for Saturday night, March 14 at the Carrington Armory. “Yes, we still have tickets available and...

NRABC, Chamber partner to encourage local shopping

Did you know that when you visit an independent local business that you keep more money in our local economy? You celebrate the uniqueness of our community. You support local jobs. You support city...

King and Queen crowned at LHGS

Eunice Kunz and Allyn Seastrand were crowned this year’s king and queen of the Valentine’s Ball at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd on Thursday, Feb. 13. Everyone enjoyed the musical...

Extension, Public Health partner on fall prevention program

 One in four older adults has a fall each year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and falls are the leading cause of injury and death for older Americans. In fact,...

Public comment sought on amendment to expand Medicaid behavioral health services

The North Dakota Department of Human Services is accepting public comments on its draft Medicaid 1915(i) state plan amendment to expand Medicaid coverage for in-home and community-based behavioral...

Rockets head to regionals

The Rockets have earned a spot in the Region 4 Girls Basketball Tournament. The game was definitely one of two halves as the Rockets came from behind...

Archers 'Rock-it' at Cooperstown, prepare to host next tournament at NR-S

On Friday, Feb. 14 and Saturday, Feb. 15, NR-S archers traveled to Cooperstown to compete in the National Archery in the Schools Program tournament....

All District 7 Team named, other district awards handed out

Here is your All District 7 team, (pictured at right)based on regular season play. • Hannah Haley and Dani Bjerke of New Rockford-Sheyenne • Ezra...

Rockets cruise past Comets

New Rockford-Sheyenne was in control from the outset as the locals defeated Rolette-Wolford by a final score of 88-47 in non-district boys basketball...

Locals outscore Knights

Overall it was a hard-fought game that featured six lead changes and four ties. The Rockets defeated Dakota Prairie by a final score of 58-50 in District 7 Boys Basketball action played at McVille...

Bowling News: Feb. 24, 2020

Lucky League Feb. 5, 2020 Nicolai Chiropractic 28-12 T L Construction 26-14 McAvoy Percherons 24-16 Hanson’s Bar 22-18 Hideaway Salon 20-20 Otter Tail Power 18-22 Miller’s Fresh Food 16-24...

Our Outdoors: In Memory

Like most of my minor honey-dos from the end of year, going through old clothing to donate to the local thrift store ended up getting done two months into the following tax calendar; mostly due to...

Dakota Recreation Report: Feb. 24, 2020

Outdoor notes: *Ice is never completely safe. Avoid areas with vegetation, moving water, pressure ridges and springs. Check conditions as you go...

Pleasant Prairie News: Feb. 24, 2020

Jimmy Indergaard enjoyed a visit over supper Sunday at the Andy and Ruth Braaten home. Margie Anderson was among those who attended the annual meeting of Kvernes Lutheran Church Sunday following...

Talk of the Town: Feb. 24, 2020

New Rockford area folks extend sympathy to the families of Marlene Knatterud, Maxine Byrum, Martha Gross and Roger Semmens. Friday Todd Harrison was a visitor of his Aunt Shirley Packard. Ken and...

History of New Rockford: Feb. 24, 2020

The Jan. 16, 1903, “Transcript” mentioned the “Cooperstown Courier,” which had just finished its 20th year and the “Grafton News...

Archival Anecdotes: Does this ring a bell?

Perhaps the single most influential name in the development of communication technology is Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone....

Oberon Oracles: Feb. 24, 2020

Last Sunday, Jake, Amanda, Fallyn and Piper Hegland went to Grand Forks to cheer on Amanda’s cousin playing basketball for the University of South Dakota against UND. The Heglands met up with...

Eyes that see the good in things: Feb. 24, 2020

“Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” —Scott Adams Somehow I missed...

Savvy Senior: When should Dementia patients stop driving?

Dear Savvy Senior,  Is there a good rule of thumb on when dementia patients should stop driving? My 82-year-old mom has early stage Alzheimer’s disease but still drives herself around town just...

Pain of true believers in body politic

The country is now in the grips of a mysterious bout with polarization not seen for generations in American society. Hate and anger seem to have...

Can we please have more Middlebrown citizens?

“Middlebrow.” I sitˆ typing this column on the 20th anniversary of the massive heart attack that took the life of my father, and “middlebrow” is one of the words that pops into my mind when...

Presidential Address shows America moving in the right direction

I believe President Trump’s State of the Union Address articulated an inspiring vision of American greatness. The President made a powerful case that his pro-growth economic policies are not only...

Cattle producers inform court RFID Mandate is not resolved

Last week the attorney for R-CALF USA and several individual rancher-plaintiffs, who alleged in October that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and its Animal and Plant Health Inspection...

The Many Tastes of Fishing

I grew up in Minnesota, and like North Dakota and much of the upper Midwest, the walleye is king. Many people believe it’s the all-around greatest fish that has ever been. From its head shakes...

North Dakota Game and Fish Report: Feb. 24, 2020

Spring Light Goose Conservation Order North Dakota’s spring light goose conservation order opens Feb. 22 and continues through May 10. Residents must have a valid current season 2019-20 (valid...

QDMA Report Shows Record Harvest of Mature Bucks

With the issuance of its 2020 Whitetail Report, the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) noted among its findings that more deer hunters than at any other time in the group’s surveys are...

Obituary: Maxine Byrum

Maxine I. Byrum, 92, New Rockford, N.D., passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 in the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd in New Rockford. Funeral...

Obituary: Roger Semmens

Roger Allen "Butch" Semmens, 69, of Carrington, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, February 13, 2020. Funeral services were held...

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