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Two men serving prison time for violating parole

George L. Miller Jr. of Devils Lake was sentenced to one year and one day at the N.D. Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, after he violated conditions of his probation stemming from a 2019...

Independence Day events set in Sheyenne

Sheyenne is shining up her boots, dusting off her hat, and planning a Fourth of July revival this year! All the favorites will be back, starting with the patriotic small town parade at 11:30 a.m., followed by the well-known Stone Pit BBQ dinner...

School board hires ICON for second gymnasium architectural work, Prairie Engineering for boiler

At the last school board meeting, the NR-S board charged Superintendent Jill Louters to negotiate a contract with the preferred architectural firm for the second gymnasium project, ICON Architectural Group, LLC. At the June 14 meeting, board member...

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New summer reads at the Eddy-New Rockford Library just in time for the Summer Reading Program

Hey kids, do you know about the summer reading program “Tales and Tails” at our library? The program is simple - until August 20, readers will receive prizes for every five books they read....

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New Rockford Lions serve lunch to North Dakota National Guard soldiers

The New Rockford Lions Club had the privilege and honor to serve lunch to a unit from the North Dakota National Guard. The opportunity presented itself during one of the unit's two-week annual...

Talk of the Town: June 21, 2021

New Rockford and area folks extend sympathy to the family of Marlys Ferguson. Monday evening, Bill and Diana Ziegler, Duff Settelmeyer, Kim Brown and Rob Lies were among those who attended a Circle Trail Riders meeting at Hanson’s Bar. All is set...

Sheyenne News: June 21, 2021

Denise Labrensz drove Jase Pfeiffer to Jamestown on Saturday, as he was anxious to meet his baby brother, Cooper James, who was born on Friday evening. On Sunday, Grandpa and Grandma Labrensz got to meet this sweet little guy when Matt, Allison and...

Reminder to clean up after pets

In response to complaints from residents, the City of New Rockford public works department reminds residents to clean up after their pets. Per ordinance 10-02-02 F, “animal filth, offal, manure, etc. is not to be left or deposited...in any...

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Heinz awarded Bank/Insure Forward scholarship

Bank Forward President Tom Watson and Insure Forward President Chad Rieth are pleased to announce that Chloe Heinz is the recipient of an educational scholarship awarded to a student in participating...

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Pfau to receive ND Environmental Services Award for her work at LHGS

North Dakota Environmental Services Association will be presenting MarJean Pfau with the 2021 N.D. Environmental Services Award at the association's Gala Dinner on Wednesday, August 25. MarJean...

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Black Sox win third straight

On Wednesday, June 15, New Rockford Post 30 traveled to Cando Post 79, and came away with a 15-6 win. The Sox put their hitting shoes on for this game, touching up the Bearcats' starter, Tommy...

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Student athletes attend Peaslee's Veritas Volleyball Camp

On June 1-3, 35 student athletes in grades 6-12 participated in New Rockford-Sheyenne assistant volleyball coach Dale Peaslee's Veritas Volleyball camp. With the help of Sara Myhre, Alaina Yri and...

Babe Ruth earns first win of the season

On Thursday, June 10, the New Rockford Babe Ruth team traveled to Devils Lake and played two games, winning the first in a four-inning blow out 16-3, and narrowly losing the second 6-5 in five innings. New Rockford scored runs in all four innings...

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Cando defeats Black Sox Babe Ruth 11-3

The NR Babe Ruth team played two games against regional opponent Cando on June 15, and lost both games. In the first game, the Bearcats jumped on the Sox early, scoring five runs in the first inning...

Black Sox continue winning ways against Jamestown Blues

New Rockford Post #30 travelled to regional opponent Jamestown on Friday, June 11, and split two five-inning games, winning the first game that counted toward the regional standings 4-2, and losing the second by the ten-run rule in four innings...

Archival Anecdotes: More than word can say

As an archivist, one of my dream projects is to sit down with the hundreds of postcards in the Eddy County Museum's collections, and transcribe (or perhaps decipher) the messages written on the back. Alas, such a project would require both time and...

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History of New Rockford: June 21, 2021

On March 9, 1904, an eight pound daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Hoffman of Tiffany. Jennie Read of Stuart [Stewart], Minn., came in to visit Mrs. A.H. Wilson and family. O.J. Schutt came in...

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Statepoint Crossword: The 4th of July

1. Steps to the river, in India 5. Hot springs resort 8. Meal in a shell 12. Driver's misbehavior? 13. *Grilling technique 14. Medal of Honor descriptor 15. Cracked open 16. What Knave of Hearts...

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Savvy Senior: Coping with COVID-Exacerbated Tinnitus

Dear Savvy Senior, I’ve had mild tinnitus – ringing in my ears – for years, but when I got COVID in January it got worse. Are there any treatments you know of, or can recommend that can help?...

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Transcript to host Freedom 5K on Friday, July 2

Kick off the 4th of July festivities with a fun Friday 5K! The Transcript will host the Freedom 5K on Friday, July 2 at 7 p.m. Race day registration opens at 6 p.m. at the east shelter in All... Full story

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Rev up your engines for weekend fun downtown!

This Saturday, June 26, downtown New Rockford is the place to be for riders of all makes and models. Hanson's Bar will host a Classic Car Poker Run, and all street legal vehicles are welcome.... Full story

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My dad taught me how

Need to learn how to unclog a shower drain, jump-start a car, shave your face without bleeding to death, or successfully address dozens of other practical adult daily activities? Rob Kenney offers...

Trump's claimed reinstatement: A Constitutional myth

Former President Donald Trump has been telling people that he expects to be “reinstated” as president, in August. The premise behind this theory, embraced by his MAGA supporters, is that President Joe Biden’s election victory will be...

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College enrollments continue declining

According to the National Student Clearinghouse, enrollment in higher education institutions continues to decline, dropping 5% this spring. The 5% represents 725,000 fewer students. According to the...

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Pick it Up to Earn Your Hunt

We have all seen it, the empty beer can in the ditch, the plastic bag that tangled in a branch - anywhere humans go we tend to leave trash behind, including sportsmen and women. While we should all...

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North Dakota Outdoors: June 21, 2021

One of the most widely discussed topics and legislative issues this year is commonly referred to as “electronic posting.” In short, the 2021 state legislature passed a bill to allow electronic...

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The Dock Walk

Long before I owned a boat, I spent much of my summers in high school, college and law school at my grandparents' cabin on the shores of Detroit Lakes. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day in those...

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Dakota Recreation Report: June 21, 2021

Outdoor notes: *Check local fire restrictions when camping, etc. *Leave baby wildlife alone, especially fawns because their mothers are likely nearby. Tournaments: *June 18: Devils Lake, Grahams...

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Our Outdoors: On a Mission

Through the valleys and hills of the sporting clays course east of town, we tracked the movements of our five high school shooters, who were logging their final rounds of the season. Sunday’s...

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