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Landowner and hunter both plead not guilty

 Jeffrey Erman and Dustin Wolf, two men charged after a videotaped hunting altercation in eastern Eddy County went viral, have both pleaded not guilty to their charges stemming from the incident....

Farewell Hilbert, Hello Harr: Hilbert retires after 20 years of public service

 Patty Hilbert, Eddy County's long serving recorder and clerk of court, will soon be calling it a career.  Ahead of this year's midterms, Hilbert decided not to run for reelection, choosing...

School board approves Close Up trip to Washington, D.C.

 At their regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 15, the New Rockford-Sheyenne School Board gave the go ahead for a student trip to our nation’s capital.  Matt Shaffer, New Rockford-Sheyenne’s...

Senator Heckaman receives "Friend of Extension" award at NDSU ceremony

People who have given of their time and talents to North Dakota State University Extension and the NDSU Research Extension Centers were recognized at this year's fall conference held Nov. 1-3 in...

Pleasant Prairie News: November 21, 2022

Monday evening, Circle Trail Riders held their November meeting at secretary Charlotte Koepplin’s home with ten in attendance, being: Charlotte, Tara Hansen, Nancy Ludwig, Cory and Katie Jorgensen, Dale and Diane Rosenberg, Rob Lies and Bill and...

Allmaras earns CPA designation

Rachel Allmaras, CPA of Widmer Roel, has earned the certified public accountant designation.  Allmaras, as a Tax Associate, will continue to provide tax and accounting services to a wide range of...

"A Christmas Survival Guide" debuts at DPRCA on Dec. 1

 The holiday season is upon us. For some, the tree is already up and a slew of gifts have already been purchased. For others, all their holiday planning is shoved into a few weeks, or even a few...

Talk of the Town: November 21, 2022

New Rockford and area folks extend sympathy to the families for Wayne Eldridge, Pete Kuntz and Donna Schafer.  Ken and Marvis Holte enjoyed the 65 and older group at Trinity Lutheran Church in Carrington on Wednesday. All enjoyed music,...

Senior Meals: November 21-25

 Monday: Swiss steak with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and fruit cocktail.  Tuesday: Tatertot casserole with squash and fresh fruit or sauce.  Wednesday: Sloppy joe (pasta) casserole with cooked baby carrots and pear sauce....

Midkota, Dakota Prairie students host luncheon, perform One-Act Plays

 Nelson County Arts Council (NCAC) hosted the One-Act Play Luncheon on Saturday, November 12 featuring the drama departments of Dakota Prairie and MIdkota Schools. The delicious luncheon was...

Bo Belquist still soaring at UND

 Since his first games with UND back in 2021, Bo Belquist has been putting on a show for the Fighting Hawks.  With Belquist on the field, UND Football has greatly benefitted from the same...

6 named to All-Region 4 football teams

 The 2022 Region 4 football awards have been announced. Congratulations to all the athletes from New Rockford-Sheyenne, Benson County, Four Winds-Minnewaukan, North Prairie and North Star. All...

Pitcrew wrestlers at Monster Match

 Carrington's Pitcrew youth wrestling program made the long trip down to Denver, Colo., to participate in the Monster Match Nationals tournament, held at the National Western Events Center...

Within our Walls: November 21, 2022

Changes in health care are a fact of life. Nowhere is this felt more than in rural facilities. Challenges that all health care systems face are magnified in small community hospitals and clinics....

Savvy Senior: How leg pains could be an early sign of heart attack or stroke

Dear Savvy Senior,  I started a walking program a few months ago to help me lose weight but I’ve been having problems with my legs and hips hurting during my walk, although they feel better once...

History of New Rockford: November 21, 2022

 On July 12, 1905, Herb Losee and John Schaefer left for the West Coast to take in the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition in Portland, visit some western states, and look for some land to buy;...

Tree Talk: Time to give thanks

 Thanksgiving, for many, is the favorite holiday of the year! Food takes center-stage as tables are graced with savory and colorful sides of sweet potatoes, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy,...

Legislative Report: November 21, 2022

 As the 2021-2022 Legislative Interim work concludes, I want to provide a short summary of my work over the last few months.  The Budget Section Committee received reports from several agencies as well as from the Office of Management and...

SOS to Apple: Fix This

 A sheriff’s deputy roared into our driveway the other morning, rang the bell, and asked my wife if she knew my whereabouts.  Alarmed at first, then puzzled, Amy answered honestly: “He’s...

Shoot low, sheriff, they're riding Shetlands

 I don’t know why, but this past year I’ve gotten hooked on the TV reruns of Gunsmoke.  And, the reason is easy to explain. I have cut out watching the news, most of which is on the national...

We the People - Before the court: The future of national unity

 Two hundred years ago, in the landmark case of Cohens v. Virginia (1821), the future of our Constitution, the aspirations of national unity, and the status and role of the federal judiciary itself, were before the Supreme Court. We have seldom...

North Dakota Outdoors: There's no party hunting allowed in North Dakota

 From deer to ducks and pike to perch, hunters and anglers must take only their own daily limit or fill their own deer tag.  For as long as I can remember, party hunting, group fishing or any...

Our Outdoors: Sudden shift

 It’s strange how one day in November, you can be staring out at a beige and brown field, watching deer move back and forth, going about their annual chase in an effort to beget the next...

District 3 Game & Fish Advisory Board meeting set for Dec. 5

 The North Dakota Game and Fish Department Advisory Board will host public meetings this fall at eight locations across the state. In addition, the district 7 meeting in Bismarck will be streamed live on the Game and Fish website, gf.nd.gov....

Dakota Recreation Report: November 21, 2022

Outdoor notes:  *Reminder that most roads and trails closed to hunting if posted on both sides.  *Hunters reminded to put identification on tree stands and blinds when set up on N.D. Game & Fish...

Obituary: Lois L. Brown

Lois L. Brown New Rockford, N.D.  Lois L. Brown, age 90, passed away on November 12, 2022, at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd in New Rockford, North Dakota.  Lois Isabel LaPlante was born...

Obituary: Steven W. Westby

Steven W. Westby Sheyenne, N.D.  Steven Wayne Westby, age 69, of rural Sheyenne, N.D., died November 12, 2022 at his home.  Steve was born August 26, 1953, to Sherman and Shirley (Kruger) Westby,...

Obituary: Peter M. "Pete" Kuntz

Peter M. "Pete" Kuntz New Rockford, N.D.  Peter M "Pete" Kuntz, age 85, of New Rockford, N.D., died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 at Sanford, Bismarck, N.D.  Peter Matthias Kuntz was born May 9, 1937, to...

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