New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Print edition delayed due to weather

Due to the blizzard conditions and the Monday Columbus Day holiday, the print edition of this issue will not be in mailboxes or on newsstands until... Full story

Museum's historic church undergoes improvements

The Eddy County Museum is under construction, thanks to the generosity of the community. "It's been a long time that we've been raising funds to...

Community Foundation awards $2,200 in grants

The Womens Auxiliary Cemetery Association and the City of New Rockford are the recipients of this year's final round of New Rockford Community...

NRABC announces local business grant program

by Amy Wobbema  Local businesses looking to boost their footprint have a new source of funds. And they’re the best kind: the ones you don’t have to pay back.  New Rockford Area Betterment...

Opioid use: the good and the bad

Vicodin. Oxycontin. Percocet. Fentanyl. Each of these medications belongs to a class of prescription painkillers known as opioids. Twenty-five years...

New Rockford Area Chamber of Commerce Hosts 'Chamber Honors' Oct. 25

For the second year in a row, the New Rockford Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting the public to the Chamber Honors Reception at Buck-Its Bar. The...

Water main progress threatened by weather

The city water main replacement project is 8% complete, that’s according to Wade Senger of Interstate Engineering. He gave the city commission an...

Lutheran Home Happenings

Receive NDTC grant funds Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd Administrator Kim Jensrud and Communications and Support Coordinator Becky Hilbert...

Farmers Union donates children's book "Our Family Farm" to local libraries

North Dakota Farmers Union (NDFU) has released a children's book, titled "Our Family Farm," to tell the story of family farm agriculture. The Eddy...

NR-S Rockets shut out Comets

It's remarkable what a few defensive adjustments can do. After giving up over 200 rushing yards the week before against Nelson County, the NR-S...

Locals defeat 'Chucks

Locals defeat ‘Chucks In need of a victory to move up the Region 4 table, the NR-S Rockets put a strong match together and defeated the St. John...

Rockets top Lakota

New Rockford-Sheyenne played a pretty good overall match Tuesday. The Rockets defeated Lakota by a final score of 3-1, in Region 4 Volleyball action,...

Bowling News: Oct. 14, 2019

Lucky League Sept. 25, 2019 Otter Tail Power..............12-4 T L Construction…….....11-5 Terpening Const.............10-6 Hanson’s Bar.....................8-8 Hideaway Sal...

Talk of the Town: Oct. 14, 2019

Martin and Eloise Lucht joined. Bob and Prisilla Bass of Illinois Bonnie Kuchen of Fargo, Dave and Patty Hilbert, Peggy Richter, Mike Thompson and Jim Johnson Jr. at the Rockford Cafe Thursday for...

Pleasant Prairie News: Oct. 14, 201290

Last Sunday, Jimmy Indergaard was among family and friends to attend the wedding of his niece Brooke Laxdal at Edinberg. Charlotte Koepplin enjoyed a phone call from Eileen Williams Friday as she...

Considerations for Open Enrollment

Fall is here! I know some have already experienced the first chill of winter, but that’s another conversation. Many of us North Dakotans enjoy this time of year watching the leaves change,...

Sheyenne News: Oct. 14, 2019

Friday evening, Jan Loe, Ken and Becky Ames, Dave and Diane Karlsbraaten attended the VFW and Auxiliary supper and district meetings at the Harlow VFW Post. Recently, an area Pioneer Daughters group...

Oberon Oracles: Oct. 14, 2019

The Buehler family celebrated the wedding of Elisa Buehler and Joe Wentz last weekend with many dear family and friends. Family staying at the Buehler farm were Deb and Joel Hjelseth, Jason and Dawn...

History of New Rockford: Oct. 14, 2019

The Sept. 26, 1902, “New Rockford Transcript” mentioned the “Minot Optic” and the “Denhoff Voice.” “Fresh milch cow wanted at once. W.G. Carter.” An ad—“D. Labhardt Shoemaking...

Savvy Senior: How Seniors Can Get Help with Credit Card and Mortgage Debt

Dear Savvy Senior, My husband and I, who are both 66 years old, have fallen behind on our mortgage payments and have accumulated quite a bit of credit card debt over the past few years. Where can we...

Eyes that see the good in things

Harvest doesn’t really seem to be the time to be thinking about the miracle of life that is in a seed. Or maybe it is the perfect time. I’ll tell...

Wanted: Democratic candidate for Governor

WANTED: Gubernatorial candidate with no previous political experience to defeat a man who has been governor for four years. Any young man, resident...

'Fall back' to putting life's small joys ahead of politics

Autumn has arrived. I can't think of a better time to put priorities back in order. You see, a new University of Nebraska-Lincoln study finds that...

Everyone deserves a second chance

To anyone who doesn't live here, America may seem like a land of confusion. Much of what we do in the public square is riddled with contradictions. We're known as a place where law and order reign...

From Field to Fork: October is Pasta Month

For nearly three decades, the North Dakota Wheat Commission has celebrated National Pasta Month in October as a way to recognize the state's...

Dakota Recreation Report: Oct. 14, 2019

Outdoor notes: *Nontribal hunters hunting on nontribal lands within an Indian reservation are required to possess state hunting licenses. Refer to...

Call for submissions: Tales from the youth hunt

The North Dakota Game and Fish youth seasons have come to an end. The young hunters of North Dakota are fortunate to have these opportunities to hunt deer, waterfowl, and upland birds like pheasant...

ND Game and Fish Report: Oct. 14, 2019

Permit Required to Collect and Possess Deer North Dakota Game and Fish Department enforcement personnel are issuing a reminder that a permit is required before taking possession of a deer remains...

Obituary: Robert Koenig

Robert Leland Koenig went to be with his Lord and Savior Sept. 26, 2019 at the Sheyenne Care Center in Valley City, N.D., where the funeral service...

Obituary: Ron Frost

Ronald Gene Frost, 79, Great Falls, Mont., passed away on Sept. 11, 2019 from heart failure. Funeral services were held Sept. 16 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Great Falls, Mont. He was born Nov....

Obituary: Darlene Zimmer

Darlene Delores (Meidinger) Zimmer, 80, of Carrington, passed away Oct. 7, 2019, at St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck. The funeral service will be held at Calvary Baptist Church, Carrington....

Obituary: Josephine Biegler

Josephine Biegler, 66, of New Rockford passed away Oct. 2, 2019 at her home in New Rockford under the care of CHI Hospice. The funeral service was Oct .9, 2019 at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford.... Full story

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