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Louters resigns from State Board of Higher Ed

Vice Chair Dr. Jill Louters has resigned from the State Board of Higher Education. Louters first four-year term on the Board was scheduled to conclude at the end of June and she was eligible for...

Oberon water high in manganese, city failed to warn residents

A letter sent by the North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality (NDDEQ) to the City of Oberon on May 10 states the city's drinking water contains high levels of manganese and outlines how the...

School board election set for June 7

Elections for the New Rockford-Sheyenne School District No. 2 will be held on Tuesday, June 7, and the NR-S school board is primed for a change. Two seats on the NR-S School Board are up for grabs...

Koby Duda awarded scholarship to Mayville State University

Officials at Mayville State University are pleased to announce that Koby Duda of New Rockford, N.D. has been awarded an Honor Scholarship for the 2022-2024 school years. Koby is the son of Roger and...

LHGS employees honored for years of service

In recognition of Nursing Home Week, the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd recently honored employees who have reached significant years of service. Listed below are the employees who have surpassed...

Taxable sales up in Eddy County, New Rockford

Tax Commissioner Brian Kroshus released the 2021 annual and 2021 fourth quarter taxable sales and purchases reports last week. In the calendar year 2021, statewide taxable sales and purchases totaled $20.3 billion, a 9.2 percent increase from $18.6...

Sounds of Spring

Musicians in grades 7-12 at New Rockford-Sheyenne School performed their Spring Concert on Tuesday, May 17. The program began with selections from the...

Residents asked to complete community development survey

The leadership of the Sheyenne Community Development Corporation, New Rockford Area Betterment Corporation, and North Central Planning Council are working together to learn more about the needs and wants of Eddy County residents by deploying a...

Sheyenne News: May 23, 2022

The Warwick Girls met for a noon lunch and visiting at the Sheyenne Senior Center on Tuesday, May 12. On Sunday, Steph and Jan Loe drove to Grand Forks to have lunch with Pat Wetzel at Olive Garden. Later, Jan and Steph visited with Jim and Marjean...

Honor fallen warriors on National Poppy Day

Honor our fallen warriors and contribute to the continuing needs of our veterans on National Poppy Day. The American Legion family called upon Congress to proclaim the Friday before Memorial Day as...

A hole new ball game

New Rockford-Sheyenne's golf team is nearing the end of their season. The golf team at NR-S has always been made up of only a select few students. This year, a total of six NR-S golfers are on the...

Black Sox stumble at the finish line

From May 13-17, the Sheyenne-New Rockford Black Sox played their final four games of the regular season, and were unable to end their losing streak. Up first was a rematch with the Loboes of...

Rockets girls' 4x200-meter relay team headed to state track meet

On the road, yet again. The New Rockford-Sheyenne track and field team traveled to Rugby to compete in the Hanneman Memorial track meet. With only a few track meets left before the state meet on May...

Rockets soar at Lloyd Memorial Meet

The New Rockford-Sheyenne varsity and junior high tracksters battled the wind on Saturday, May 14 in Fessenden at the Lloyd Memorial Meet. The wind kept most athletes from finishing their events in...

NR-S club volleyball season comes to an end

The spring season of club volleyball has officially come to an end. The 16's and 14's teams finished their season as champions of their divisions in the Power League at the Prairie Tournament held in...

Savvy Senior: How to start a walking program and stay motivated

Dear Savvy Senior, My doctor recently suggested I start a walking program to help get my weight and blood pressure under control, but I’ve never exercised much and am 66. Can you recommend some...

History of New Rockford: May 23, 2022

To continue from last week: On Jan. 16, 1905, W.C. Hayes died. He was born in New York State and lived in Pennsylvania 10 years before moving to Dakota Territory in 1882, arriving at Bartlett via the...

Tree Talk: Kids + Trees = Arbor Day!

Communities across North Dakota celebrate Arbor Day as a sure sign of Spring! The state's official designated Arbor Day is the first Friday in May – but communities can celebrate Arbor Day whenever...

Supreme Court: A right to refuse to salute the flag?

In 1940, in Minersville v. Gobitis, the Supreme Court upheld a state law requiring school children to salute the flag, despite religious objections by Jehovah Witnesses, who said the statutory requirement violated their religious liberties under...

Good things come in good time

It was about this time of year, 22 years ago, when I was on the precipice of my future. There I was, in my second semester of university, and my roommate had an epiphany: we should "go away" for the...

Is there a children's mental health crisis?

May being Mental Health Awareness month, it seems appropriate for us to confront an issue that eludes our attention until it strikes home. It is odd that mental health has become a major problem in a...

RAWA Headed to Finish Line

The Biggest Wildlife Bill in 50 Years is Bipartisan. North Dakota Would be Better Off if it Passes. The warning signs are there for America's wildlife and if you listen close, you can hear the alarm...

Dakota Recreation Report: May 23, 2022

Outdoor notes: *June 4 & 5: Free Fishing Weekend. *June 8: Deer gun and muzzleloader applications due Tournaments: *June 4: Devils Lake, East Bay. *June 4: Pipestem Reservoir, Parkhurst Landing....

Our Outdoors: Four Weeks

In good springs and bad, snowy ones and warm ones, no matter how the kids come out of the final day of competition in the USA High School Clay Target League's regular season, it's the four weeks in...

The Peluso Report: Explosive Fishing

Boom goes the dynamite if you are looking for action! Early this spring I was questioning if we had a population of smaller fish. Well, I'm here to tell you we do! Unfortunately, I fear these are...

Obituary: Erik Carlson

Erik Carlson New Rockford, N.D. Erik Joshua Carlson was born on January 8, 1982. On February 10, 1982, he was adopted into the Mauritz and Eilene Carlson family, Sheyenne, N.D. He was baptized and...

Obituary: Chuck Erickson

Chuck Erickson Mandan, N.D. Chuck Erickson, 75, Mandan, passed away May 16, 2022. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday, May 23, at Bismarck Baptist Church, 2211 Laforest Ave, Bismarck....

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