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Sheriff Lies weighs in on local enforcement of statewide mask mandate

The governor's statewide mask mandate announced Friday, Nov. 13 seems to have everyone covered when it comes to slowing the infectious spread of...

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Coleman convicted of murder in California

The Demetrius Coleman case is closed. A Humboldt County, Calif. jury convicted the 40-year-old former New Rockford man of special-circumstance,...

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Smith Warren to lead Wonder Lanes renovation project

New Rockford’s iconic bowling alley will remain closed throughout the winter as the New Rockford Area Betterment Corporation (NRABC) develops a...

Victim of October fatal crash identified

A recent death notice for Daniel Steidl, 48, of Bismarck, N.D., stated that he “died Monday, October 19th near New Rockford, ND the result of an automobile accident.” This is the first public...

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Five inducted into National Honor Society

"I pledge to maintain high scholastic standing, to hold as fundamental and worthy, an untarnished character, to endeavor intelligently and...

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Thurlow retires after 35 years at LHGS

Recently, the staff and residents at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd said goodbye to Ward Clerk and Medical Records employee Tammi Thurlow....

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Winners of the local Lions International Peace Poster Contest announced

Kayne Gascoine-Mackner, a sixth grader at New Rockford-Sheyenne School, earned first place in the local Lions International Peace Poster Contest....

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Share the joy of Christmas with children in need

Just walk into a store, watch the Hallmark Channel, or notice the toy catalogs arriving at your home and you know that Christmas will soon be here....

Talk of the Town: Nov. 23, 2020

New Rockford and Sheyenne area folks extend sympathy to the family of Doug Smith. Tuesday visitor at the Janet Laube home, bringing lasagna and rhubarb dessert, was Sandy Lies. Last Tuesday, during...

Oberon Oracles: Nov. 23, 2020

Ted Zaharia of Bathgate was a Sunday visitor at the Ben and Brittany Grann residence. John and Lacey Grann took a weekend trip to Miles City, Mont., to drop off a horse. Carrie and Paul Prince...

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Soderholm soars in first pro rodeo permit run

A few weeks ago we featured Sheyenne cowgirl Connie Soderholm, highlighting her desire to compete on the pro rodeo circuit. Here's a quick follow-up...

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North Star ends Rockets' season at Region 4

Third-seeded New Rockford-Sheyenne, following their victory over HWC in the first round of the Region 4 Tournament on Tuesday, November 10, faced...

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History of New Rockford: Nov. 23, 2020

A letter from former resident C.E. Clure in the Aug. 28, 1903, “Transcript,” said he and his family had moved to Palouse, Wash., where he would...

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Archival Anecdotes: Where have all the post cards gone?

Lately my archivist tasks have been centered on preserving and digitizing the photographic collections housed at the Eddy County Museum. During a...

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Savvy Senior: How to Claim Social Security Benefits During the Pandemic

Dear Savvy Senior, With my local Social Security offices being closed due to COVID-19, what is the best way to apply for my Social Security...

We the People: Constitution assures election intrigue will end

The 2020 presidential election, prolonged by President Donald Trump’s court challenges and demands for recounts in some states will come to an end, sooner rather than later. Citizens may be...

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Hello, how are you? Yes, I've had the Covid.

Be careful what you ask for! At least that's what they say. A couple of weeks ago we at the Transcript asked if any folks who had been infected with...

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COVID-19 obscures how great 2020 really was

As challenging a year as 2020 has been, we still should be thankful that it has been the best year in human history to be alive. Consider: In 1920,...

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Dakota Recreation Report: Nov. 23, 2020

Outdoor notes: *Stay off any and all ice whether hunting or fishing because it’s generally unsafe yet. *Nov. 27: Muzzleloader deer season opens....

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North Dakota Outdoors: Nov. 23, 2020

I grew up in an era when wild game cooking involved a can of cream of mushroom soup and a roaster. The wild game – grouse, duck, partridge or a...

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Our Outdoors: The Weight of the Wait

With the anchor-like weight of a deer tag becoming more and more tangible in the right leg pocket of my camouflage hunting pants and that heft...

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Leaving Lead Behind

Hunters and anglers are the primary funders of wildlife conservation through license fees and excise taxes on equipment like fishing tackle, guns,...

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Ice Fishing Preview: Southeast Lakes Benefit from Recent High Waters

In the fall of 2019, the southeast corner of North Dakota received significant rain which not only complicated the hunting efforts of many in the...

North Dakota Game & Fish Department News

Fall Mule Deer Survey Completed The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s fall mule deer survey indicated another year of good fawn production. Biologists counted 2,116 mule deer in the aerial...

NDGF Fall Advisory Board invites questions

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department encourages hunters, anglers and trappers to send questions for the fall advisory board livestream meeting prior to the scheduled start time. Questions...

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Obituary: Douglas Smith

Douglas Roland Smith, age 84 of Sheyenne, N.D., passed away peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, N.D. Visitation was...

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Obituary: Wallis Knutt

Wallis Knutt, 82, of Rocklake, N.D., passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, at the family farm south of Rocklake. A visitation was held on Monday,...

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Obituary: Delores M. Nardi

Delores M. Nardi, age 86, of Carrington, N.D., passed away peacefully on Nov. 13, 2020, at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington, N.D. Funeral service was...

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