New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

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Restoration of Stavanger Church ceiling compete

The Eddy County Museum and Historical Society is happy to announce that the renovations to the Stavanger Church ceiling and walls are complete. This...

Interstate Engineering to provide technical assistance for second gym project

On January 11, at a regular school board meeting, the New Rockford-Sheyenne Board of Education made the decision to hire Interstate Engineering to provide assistance in the second gym project. The...

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Federal charges filed against 26 in opioid ring targeting Spirit Lake and two other reservations

A major federal law enforcement effort dubbed Operation Blue Prairie has led to the indictment of 26 individuals involved in an opioid trafficking...

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Up in Smoke

Public Works Superintendent Bruce Hirchert set ablaze the remnants of the historic 2018 wind storm. The huge pile of debris from hundreds of trees...

Second quarter honor roll at NR-S announced

New Rockford-Sheyenne High School Principal Avolt Baumbach recognized the following students for making the Honor Rolls for the second quarter of the 2020-21 school year. High School A Honor Roll...

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While COVID-19 cases remain low, vaccines are ready to go

More than 45,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in North Dakota since vaccination rollout began last month. The state receives...

Essentia Health and CommonSpirit Health sign Letter of Intent

Essentia Health and CommonSpirit Health have signed a Letter of Intent for CommonSpirit-owned facilities operating under the CHI brand in North Dakota and Minnesota to join Essentia Health. This...

Talk of the Town: January 18, 2021

Circle Trail Riders Inc. held their January meeting at Hanson’s Bar Monday evening. Among those attending were Bill and Diana Ziegler, Jay Cudworth and Dianne Goebel. Plans for the June trail...

N.D. Senate Update: January 18, 2021

I am pleased to be back presenting a weekly legislative report for all of you in D-23 and across the state. I will again be serving as Senate Minority Leader for the biennium. In addition, I will...

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Lawmakers aim to reintroduce paid family leave program

Rep. Karla Rose Hanson, D-Fargo, said that she plans to modify and reintroduce a bill for a state-facilitated paid family leave program, a proposal...

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NR-S Youth NBA season tips off

Regular halftime entertainment at varsity basketball games is back. Below are a few pictures of grades 3 through 6 during the varsity basketball game...

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Ulrich leads Rockets to rout Warwick with 32 points

The NR-S boys' team got their District 7 schedule off to a fast start, taking a 30-point win at home over the Warwick Warriors last Tuesday night....

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Rockets split with Rolla

Morgan Leas and Rylee Hanlan combined for 35 of the Rolla Bulldogs' 51 points to help them take a six-point home win over the New Rockford-Sheyenne...

Bowling News: Alley Dusters Dec. 30, 2020

Rosenau Central City 6-2 Hanson’s Bar 6-2 Central City H2O Plus 6-2 Leevers 6-2 Cgtn Hiway Drive 2-6 701 Wash 2-6 Dakota Central 2-6 DJ’s Home Center 2-6 Scratch Game: Gail Roberts 200, Susan...

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History of New Rockford: January 18, 2021

The Oct. 16, 1903, “Transcript” contained a lengthy background written by Rev. J.R. Beebe on establishing Phillips Academy in New Rockford. The...

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Archival Anecdotes: Where do the artifacts come from?

In 1966, twelve residents of Eddy County came together with a mission to create and maintain the Eddy County Museum. Pictured above, early board...

We the People: What does a coup look like?

To its horror, America witnessed on January 6, 2021, an insurrection. Millions watched, in real-time. Domestic terrorists laid siege to the U.S. Capitol building in an effort to disrupt Congress...

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Savvy Senior: Acupuncture- Does It Work and Is It Covered by Medicare?

Dear Savvy Senior, Is acupuncture a viable treatment for pain and is it covered by Medicare? Since the pandemic hit, I have a lot of lower back and...

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Opinion: "The media" is not your enemy

Let me get this straight. The news media in America are no better than the “Good Germans”. You know, the ones that remained silent out of fear...

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Opinion: Capitol riots weren't about race

Why should we be surprised that at a time when everything is supposed to be about race, from the skin color of certain newspaper editors forced to...

The Political Class: At war with each other and on the rest of us

"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible," President John F. Kennedy said in a 1962 speech, "will make violent revolution inevitable." Nearly 60 years later, two warring groups within the...

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North Dakota Outdoors: January 18, 2021

Wildlife management and biology – science as a discipline – is a function of learning through time, research and analysis. Really not much...

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Our Outdoors: Just One

"I bet you can't eat just one" was the long-time slogan of Lay's potato chips, and really with about half a century of food science and consumer...

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Post-Frontal Pointers

Winter is already the slow time for fish. Due to their cold-blooded nature, they're generally less energetic and aggressive than they are in summer...

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The Woolly Worm

The woolly worm is a fly pattern steeped in the history of fly angling itself, and many branches and regions of that history claim it as their own....

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Dakota Recreation Report: January 18, 2021

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

North Dakota Game & Fish Department News

Winter Anglers Reminded to Clean Up Ice The North Dakota Game and Fish Department reminds winter anglers to clean up the ice after fishing. This not only applies to trash, but fish as well. It is...

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Obituary: Kevin Bachmeier

Kevin George Bachmeier, 52, of Sheyenne, N.D., passed away Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 at St. Aloisius Medical Center in Harvey, N.D. A private family...

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Obituary: Gerald Craven

Gerald "Jerry" J. Craven went to be with his Lord on Jan. 8, 2021. Funeral service was held Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 at Faith Baptist Church,...

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