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Towner County Sheriff releases more details about August triple murder suicide

 The Investigation into the deaths of Doug Dulmage, Justin Bracken, Richard Bracken and Robert Bracken, to-date, has revealed that there was a dispute between brothers Robert Bracken and Richard Bracken, which had been escalating for a week or...

Grace City teen struck, killed in McHenry vehicular incident

In the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 18, tragedy struck in McHenry, N.D., when a pedestrian was hit and killed shortly after the McHenry Days street dance. According to a press release from...

Maddock man arrested after high speed chase

 On Friday, Sept. 16, a routine traffic stop in New Rockford escalated into a chase reaching speeds that exceeded 110 miles per hour.  According to court documents, 20-year-old Logan Dean...

Weber joins Nicolai Chiropractic Center

Nicolai Chiropractic Center, P.C. is welcoming a new, yet familiar chiropractor to the practice. Dr. Kimberly Weber, née Thompson, a graduate of New Rockford High School, will be joining Nicolai...

Local veterans take Honor Flight

 Dale Rosenberg, New Rockford, and John Lee, Carrington, were among the 11th Honor Flight out of Grand Forks International Airport, Grand Forks, N.D.  One-hundred and seven Korean and Vietnam...

Courthouse fire safety discussed by commission

 On Tuesday, Sept. 20, Eddy County Commissioners discussed alarming concerns regarding fire safety at the county’s courthouse.  Ahead of fire prevention month, in October, Eddy County Emergency...

64th Annual Central North Dakota Steam Threshers Reunion

The 64th Annual Central North Dakota Steam Threshers Reunion was held at the Eddy County Fairgrounds September 16-18, 2022. The featured engine was Rumely, and machines of all sizes were on display...

Eagles donate to local sheriff

 Midway Aerie 2923 recently made a charitable donation to the Eddy County Sheriff's Office for equipment and supplies. Donations like these are made possible through charitable gaming funds from...

NR-S Homecoming 2022

NR-S held their annual Homecoming Festivities September 12-16, 2022. Highlights from the week included a pep rally, boys versus girls volleyball match, and juniors versus seniors, along with the...

Senior Meals: September 26-30

Monday: Salisbury steak with mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, and peach sauce.  Tuesday: Chili with corn bread, coleslaw, and carrot cake.  Wednesday: BBQ on a bun with tater tots, corn, and fruit salad.  Thursday: Chicken dijon with...

Battling with Bailey

 On September 13, 2022, Bailey Jacobson, daughter of Ryan and Karla Jacobson, was diagnosed with Stage 3 Hodgkins Lymphoma. Bailey has since started chemotherapy and will tentatively continue for...

Party Crashers: Visiting Cardinals prevail in thriller at Rocket Homecoming

 For Homecoming 2022, the New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets were set to host local rivals, the Carrington Cardinals, on Thursday, Sept. 15.  With the recent rotation change, the Rockets thought they...

Rockets dominate in Homecoming showdown

 When it comes to high school football, there are few accomplishments sweeter than winning on Homecoming.  That sweet taste was savored on Friday, Sept. 16, when a week of Homecoming celebrations...

Rockets travel to Drake and sweep the Raiders 3-0

 The Rockets put a damper on Homecoming festivities at Drake-Anamoose High School Tuesday, Sept. 20. The Rockets made a clean sweep, as all three NR-S squads defeated the Drake-Anamoose Raiders in...

Worried About the Stock Market? Here's How to Reduce Your Investment Risk

 During times of market volatility like we've seen since the start of 2022, it's natural to feel a bit skittish about the stock market. It's a potent reminder that there are risks to stock...

Pleasant Prairie News: September 26, 2022

 Jimmy Indergaard enjoed visiting and supper on Sunday with his uncle Mervin Indergaard and cousin Vicki Magill. Tuesday and Friday he was a visitor and supper guest at the Andy and Ruth Braaten home.  Wednesday, Charlotte Koepplin drove to...

Talk of the Town: September 26, 2022

 Shirley Packard had good news following an eye appointment in Fargo on Thursday. Linda Lies of Fargo came to the eye clinic and visited with Shirley.  Wednesday, Ken and Marvis Holte were among the Young at Heart gathering at the Trinity...

Sheyenne News: September 26, 2022

 Last Wednesday, Patti Clifton kept an appointment in New Rockford and also did a few errands there as well.  Thursday, Jeneen Loe of Washburn and Jan Loe accompanied nieces Liz Hagen of Fargo and Marsha Bollingberg of Courtney to Billings,...

Tree Talk: Falling Needles and Leaves

 Many people pick fall as their favorite season of the year.  We welcome the cooler temperatures, the occasional much-needed rain with a little thunder mixed in, and the cheers of football season!  Fall colors exhibited by deciduous trees and...

History of New Rockford: September 26, 2022

 Sealed bids were received by county auditor W.C. Schwoebel until 4 p.m. May 22, 1905, for three steel bridges: 1) between sections 3 and 4 and 3 and 20, T150, R65 [Bush] to replace the old Nunn...

Our Outdoors: Paying Attention

 Once in a great while while on the water, or in the tree stand, or even just out for an early morning run, I catch a glimpse of the rising sun before it disappears under the clouds for the day as...

Life is a series of volleys

 I attended an NR-S vs. Carrington volleyball match as publisher of both newspapers for the first time on Thursday, Sept. 15.  I saw administrators and school board members of both schools at the...

We the People: The Court Protects the American Labor Movement

 In a stunning decision on April 12, 1937, with enormous constitutional, economic and societal importance, the U.S. Supreme Court, in National Labor Relations Board v. Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation, upheld a law that transformed workers...

On winning the lottery

I bought my first lottery ticket recently.  It was a $20 scratch-off that paid me a $40 prize.  Winning produced a nice little thrill, so I bought another $20 ticket right away. And lost.  I...

Dakota Recreation Report: September 26, 2022

Outdoor notes:  *Hunters reminded to put identification on tree stands and blinds when set up on N.D. Game & Fish Dept. WMAs.  *Applications such as Onyx now have updated electronic posting...

Sermonette: God's Playbook Series #4

 This September, we are examining God’s Playbook. We’re looking at the various choices and decisions that God has made preserved in the Bible. Plays God has run, that we would be wise to expect he might run again.  When we talk about...

Living on Purpose: A lifestyle of solitude and simplicity

 There is much to be desired when it comes to spending time alone. It’s only been in the last few years that the floodgates of voices have been opened to everyone at any time. Yes, we can see there have been written scrolls from thousands of...

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