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Bridging Two Worlds

New Rockford-Sheyenne Superintendent Jill Louters recently returned from a trip to China, and will be delivering a public presentation regarding her...

City of New Rockford issues emergency declaration

At its regular meeting on Nov. 4, the New Rockford City Commission issued a flood emergency declaration. After the early October blizzard, city crews...

Main Street Award goes to Larson

The Main Street Summit, held in Bismarck on Oct. 29-31, brought together over 1,000 North Dakotans. This annual gathering offers community leaders,...

American Legion Auxiliary to celebrate centennial

On Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, The American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) turned 100. American Legion Auxiliary Unit 30 in New Rockford is planning to celebrate...

"DOCUMENT EVERYTHING!"

Eddy County Emergency Manager Jess Earle stressed the importance of taking photos before, during and after repair work is done to the damage caused...

Scams target U.S. Military Veterans

Even though veterans have protected our country with their service, scammers have them in their sights. Veterans are twice as likely as nonveterans to lose money to fraud. Nearly 80% of veterans...

ND County Auditors launch election sticker contest

The North Dakota County Auditors Association has launched a contest for fourth grade students to design a new “I Voted” sticker for use in the 2020 Election and into the future. The value of...

Ihry's big game for F-S-H-P ends Rockets' season

One of the most frustrating and demoralizing aspects of defensive football, whether it be as a player, coach or fan, is knowing exactly what play is...

Bo Belquist awarded Midco Sports Net's Game Ball

Bo Belquist was awarded the ninth and final Midco Sports Network Game Ball of the season on October 30. Sponsored by Farmers Union Insurance, the...

Sweep for NR-S over Knights

The Rockets traveled to McVille Monday, Nov. 4, and came home from the regional contest with something to celebrate. The Rockets took a three-set...

Rocket netters drop pair to Rolla, North Star

Two hard-fought losses in Super Region 4 play for the NR-S Rockets have knocked them into the unenviable position of having to play in one of the...

Bowling News: Nov. 11, 2019

Sunday Nite Mixed 10/27/2019 Hanson’s Bar...........30-2 Farmers Union........22-10 Styles by Glenda.....18-14 NoDak Mutual Ins...16-16 CenDak.................10-22 Bye........................0-0...

Unexpected Finds

One look at the "Transcript" archives from 1944, and one thing becomes very clear- the world was at war. Throughout Europe and the Pacific, men and...

Talk of the Town: Nov. 11, 2019

New Rockford and area folks extend sympathy to the family of Darlene Haugen. Candy Jensen enjoyed a phone call from son Derik Holte Saturday. Derik and his sweetie Val are doing fine and keeping...

Pleasant Prairie News: Nov. 11, 2019

Thursday found Jimmy Indergaard a visitor and supper guest at Mervin Indergaard home. Friday he was a visitor and supper guest at Andy and Ruth Braaten home and Saturday found him an afternoon...

Oberon Oracles: Nov. 11. 2019

Lester Roberts had many trick or treaters come to his door Thursday evening. Lezlee Thorson and Roger Roberts visited Lester on Sunday afternoon. Chad Getscher was a Sunday evening guest. Doris...

Sheyenne News: Nov. 11, 2019

Last Wednesday morning, Patti Clifton was in Devils Lake to do some shopping. Saturday, Jan Loe was at the Pekin Community Center for a birthday/painting party for Ellen Burthold. Many family...

Savvy Senior: How to Choose a Walk-in Bathtub

Dear Savvy Senior, Because of my mobility problems, I’m thinking about getting a walk-in bathtub that’s easy to get into and out of but could use some help selecting one. What can you tell me...

History of New Rockford: Nov. 11, 2019

On Oct. 21, 1902, Mrs. James Belch of Oberon visited Mrs. F.G. Haver. Chris Fahrner was in on business. From Oct. 21 to 22, Katie (Mrs. Thomas)...

Making a Difference: Hospice and Palliative Care

A hospice nurse was recently asked, “How can you work in hospice— it must be so sad!” She answered, “I love providing highly-skilled, compassionate care because I know I make a huge...

Dakota Datebook: Roy Rogers

November 11, 2019 — On this date in 1950, the results of Bismarck’s Sears-Roebuck safety slogan contest were in. The winner was a 10-year-old from Ft. Lincoln, for his slogan, “Go Slow or...

Eyes that see the good in things: Nov. 11, 2019

You may have already seen this story, as it has been widely reported in the last few days. It’s a story about “Mr. Doug,” a 98-year old World...

The President and SBA support North Dakota's Veterans and families

Over the last three years, President Trump has made it his priority to highlight the importance of our nation’s veteran entrepreneurs. He has empowered the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)...

Can we avoid war over Veterans Day?

The words weren’t aimed directly at me, but I was recently flummoxed by an unexpected undercurrent of animosity. In an online post, a military veteran refused to confine his anger to people who...

This Nov. 11, help stem the tide of Veteran suicides

The numbers are sobering, but we can do something about them. The Department of Veterans Affairs’ 2019 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual...

Dakota Recreation Report: Nov. 11, 2019

Outdoor notes: *Use caution with dogs when hunting around frozen wetlands for cuts from ice, breaking through, etc. *Nov. 24: Deer gun season closes....

Obituary: Darlene Haugen

Darlene Yvonne Haugen, 79, of New Rockford, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd in New Rockford. Funeral...

Obituary: Kenneth Ihringer  

Kenneth "Kenny" Ihringer, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 at CHI St. Alexius Health, Carrington. The funeral was held Monday, Nov. 4 at the...

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