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Leiutenant Kristin Allmaras receives Junior Pharmacist of the Year

Lieutenant Kristin Allmaras received the 2019 Indian Health Service (IHS) Junior Pharmacist of the Year. This is a very prestigious and competitive...

Fundraising efforts underway for Open Season Lodge

The Open Season Lodge, located in the former Sheyenne school building, is in need of donations to repair the boiler system and maintain year round...

Pool hours limited

Children and adults alike welcomed the opening of the New Rockford Community Swimming pool on June 11. However, pool hours may be limited if lifeguard stations are not sufficiently staffed.The pool...

Smith to retire from FSA

Another veteran local is leaving his post June 30. Kerry Smith, Eddy and Foster County Executive Director (CED) for the Farm Service Agency, has...

Two families benefit from Swing Fore Charity

Tee time at the 13th annual Swing Fore Charity golf tournament was 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18. This year, 140 golfers converged at Crossroads Golf...

Yard of the Week: June 24, 2019

In Week 3 of the New Rockford Area Betterment Corporations's Yard of the Week program, Carter and Mary Pichter were given special recognition. The...

Sen. Heckaman recognized for leadership on rural health

Senator Joan Heckaman received the Rural Health Legislator of the Year award at the 2019 Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health June 12 in...

Wolfe named Miss North Dakota

WILLISTON, N.D. — It’s going to be a week of firsts for Haley Wolfe — likely more than just a week, really.  For example, Monday, June 17,...

Allmaras awarded two scholarships

Theodore Allmaras, son of Linus and Susette Allmaras of New Rockford is the recipient of two scholarship awards for the upcoming 2019-20 academic...

Classic cars and tractors on parade

More than a dozen classics cars and tractors made their way to the 3rd annual Classic Car and Tractor Show at the Lutheran Home of the Good...

Early deficit fatal for 'Sox in league loss to Carrington

Meeting for the first time as District 4 competitors after sharing space in the old Central Region for their first few years of Class B American...

Cal Ripken team takes first place in Carrington Tournament

A second youth baseball team in as many weeks hit rival Carrington's diamonds and came home champions of their age division in tournament play. The...

Babe Ruth Baseball Scoreboard: June 24, 2019

District 2 League Games Thursday, June 13 Towner 5, SNR 4 at New Rockford Town. 001 301 - 5 6 1 SNR 001 120 - 4 8 2 Caden Price, Kaden Jensen (4), Alex Harrison (6) and Harrison, Jensen (6); Cy Luna...

Our national debt is out of control, but nobody seems to care

Breaking news: Federal spending is out of control. I'm kidding, of course. Spending, deficits and debt have been out of control for years. It's just...

Savvy Senior: How to Choose and Use a Home Blood Pressure Monitor

Dear Savvy Senior, I just found out I have stage 1 hypertension and my doctor recommended I get a home blood pressure monitor to keep an eye on it. Can you offer me any tips on choosing and using...

Dakota Datebook: Digging up Bones

June 25, 2019 — “Digging up bones, I’m digging up bones. I’m exhuming things that are better left alone.” These are lyrics from one of Randy Travis’ hit songs about heartache and lost...

History of New Rockford: June 24, 2019

On the morning of June 26, 1902, excavation began for the J.M. Patch building. Thomas Everson and Louis Martinson [Lewis Mortensen?] were in town. F.G. Haver returned from his trip “up the...

Eyes that see the good in things: June 24, 2019

Family members of dementia patients face many challenges, perhaps the greatest is how to communicate effectively. If anyone knows this to be true,...

First, land; then, buffalo; now oil

Our consciences ought to be enraged by the effort the state is making in relation to oil that belongs to the Three Tribes under Lake Sakakawea. But...

The "solution" to flag-burning is simpler than a constitutional amendment 

On June 14 -- "Flag Day" in the United States -- US Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) and U.S. Representative Steve Womack (R-AR) proposed a constitutional amendment: "The Congress shall have power to...

A visit to my childhood home taught me how to grieve

Recently, I found myself standing in front of my old house in Philadelphia. From 1966, when I was 4, until 1969, when we moved to Delaware County, I lived in the two-story quasi-Victorian on the...

Dakota Recreation Report: June 24, 2019

Outdoor notes: *Fireworks prohibited on all N.D. Game and Fish Dept. Wildlife Mgmt. Areas. Tournaments: *June 28 - 29: Devils Lake, Grahams Island State Park. *June 29: Spiritwood Lake; Red River,...

North Dakota Game and Fish Department Reports: June 24, 2019

Spring Pheasant Count Up from Last Year North Dakota’s spring pheasant population index is up slightly from the same time last year, according to the state Game and Fish Department’s 2019 spring...

Obituary for Kathleen Schaefer

Kathleen Schaefer, 69, Fargo, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Sanford Health in Fargo. Her funeral was held Saturday, June 15, at 11 a.m. at...

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