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Construction worker arrested for downtown burglaries

The man accused of breaking into Hanson's Bar and the Eagles Club in downtown New Rockford has been arrested. According to Eddy County Sheriff Paul Lies, 34-year-old Matthew Braun was served a search...

Longie sentenced to life in prison for murder of foster child, abuse and neglect of others

Fargo–United States Attorney Jennifer Klemetsrud Puhl announced that Tammy Longie of Tokio, ND, appeared before Chief Judge Peter D. Welte, U.S. District Court, Fargo, ND, and was sentenced to...

Special Assessments for street project published this week

The Special Assessment Commission for New Rockford’s city street project has wrapped up its work. The result is a complete list of all the parcels in the two special assessment districts and their special assessment amounts for the city street...

Sheyenne Stampede Saturday

The Sheyenne Stampede is back! On Saturday, August 20, head on over to Hendrickson Park just west of Sheyenne, N.D., for a jam packed day of rodeo events and live music! The day opens at 10 a.m....

Street repairs underway

Last week, work on the New Rockford street project began in earnest, as construction crews began milling roads on the west end of town. Workers have begun milling 5th Avenue North, 4th Avenue North and 3rd Avenue North, as well as 8th, 9th, 10th,...

NR-S board approves 2022-23 preliminary budget

At the NR-S regular school board meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 9, NR-S Business Manager Dave Skogen presented the district’s preliminary budget for the 2022-23 school year. Ahead of Tuesday’s meeting,...

Sheyenne News: August 15, 2022

Last Thursday morning, Patti Clifton accompanied Jan Loe to Carrington where Jan kept an appointment. After her appointment, they did some shopping and enjoyed lunch at the Hiway Drive In. Saturday afternoon, Rance and Jena Brown with son Rowan,...

Talk of the Town: August 15, 2022

Janet Laube and YipYip patronized the Farmers Market in Sheyenne on Saturday morning, finding fresh veggies and baked goodies. They took a cross-country route home, due to the road construction of Highway 281. Monday, Calvin Packard drove mom,...

St. Germaine leads Central Prairie Human Service Zone

The Central Prairie Human Service Zone (CPHS), which provides social services to Eddy, Wells and Foster counties, has a new director. Julie St. Germaine, a native of Rolla, N.D., began her position...

How goes your garden grow?

Another chapter of community garden history has been written. In observance of the New Rockford Community Garden's move across the street into Centennial Park, I did a little research on the origins...

2022-23 NR-S Athletics Schedules

Summer is slowly coming to an end, which means students will be heading back to school and participating in sports. Here are the tentative schedules for football, volleyball, girls basketball and...

Rockets great up for new season

The summer has come and gone, and yes, it really did happen that fast. Schools are preparing for class, kids are salvaging their last days of freedom and parents are filling their backpacks with...

Tree Talk: Blossoms and butterflies

Summer is winding down and it's time to take notice of the things that represent Nature's summer-best before they're gone for the season. Right outside my office window is a display of purple...

Savvy Senior: Ways to pay for long-term care without insurance or savings

Dear Savvy Senior, What types of financial resources are available to help seniors pay for long-term care? My 86-year-old mother will need either an assisted living facility or nursing home care in...

History of New Rockford: August 15, 2022

Alfred “A.C.” Buck died on April 6, 1905. [His large gray tombstone in Prairie Home Cemetery has a Masonic symbol and vines with leaves carved near the top. The stone rests on a base with the...

Lochnerizing: Supreme Court cements substantive due process

In its recent decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court denounced judicial resort to the doctrine of substantive due process to pour the foundation for the fundamental right to access...

Mini Market movers motivated by mentors

I was excited for the Mini Market in Carrington City Park last Tuesday, as it was a chance to see the next generation of movers and shakers in business, in action. I unfortunately couldn’t make it,...

If you can't beat the heat, join it

East Texas is hot, and not in the way you compliment your wife when she's mad at you for performing an epic cannonball while she's lounging by the pool with her laptop. For the past few weeks, Texas...

Dakota Recreation Report: August 15, 2022

Outdoor notes: *Anglers reminded to follow ANS regulations, including draining live wells and removing plugs. *Applications such as Onyx now have updated electronic posting information for the...

Brad's Bites: A Stellar Stretch

Catfishing on the Red River has been quite stellar this week. We have had lots of big fish coming in. If you know where you want to fish, things have been pretty easy as the catfish have been hanging...

Our Outdoors: Bigger than the fish, but not by much

The last time I was fishing in a kayak, I was lazily rolling down the canal which connected the back of our VRBO south of Ft. Meyers, Florida, to the intercoastal waterway, where flounder, sailcats...

Blade Basics for Late Summer

Late summer brings the bling on big baits and small ones too, and for any angler in just about any realm of fishing, flashy blades are a part of every late season arsenal. From big double-bladed...

The Peluso Report: Back on Sak

I'm back on Lake Sakakawea this week and the walleye fishing certainly isn't a letdown. This lake has been on fire since the very beginning this year and it hasn't let up a bit. The walleyes are...

Obituary: Myron Kuske

Myron Kuske Jamestown, N.D. Myron Wayne Kuske, 62, died at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo on August 8, 2022. He was born on June 15, 1960 to Orval and Margaret (Gross) Kuske in New Rockford, N.D....

Obituary: David Eversvik

David Eversvik Warwick, N.D. Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, Papa, brother, uncle, friend and neighbor, David Neal Eversvik was born May 24, 1948, in New Rockford, N.D. and passed away on...

Obituary: Bonita Byberg

Bonita Byberg New Rockford, N.D. Bonita "Bonnie" Byberg, 77, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, N.D. Bonnie's visitation was on...

Obituary: Blenda Carlson

Blenda Carlson Sheyenne, N.D. Blenda Carlson, 92, of Sheyenne, N.D., passed away peacefully at her home in rural Sheyenne, N.D. on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. Blenda's visitation was Sunday, August 7,...

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