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Veteran caregiver recognized by Chamber

In August 1981, Donna Gedrose (née Gehrtz) made a decision – to stay home with her own children, and care for others' littles as well. Now 40 years later, she continues to work as the caregiver...

Needles and petals

A colorful new farm has popped up in Eddy County, but it's not your typical North Dakota cornfield. That's right, The Pink Pistil Flower Boutique is providing locally grown flowers from its own...

Meet the cast of "Winter Wonderettes"

DPRCA's "Winter Wonderettes" opens Thursday. Meet the four young women whose talents will be on full display in this holiday hit. New Rockford's own Tessa Hartl leads the pack as Missy, the neurotic...

Enjoy time with grandma this Christmas

Just in time for the holidays, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released new guidelines for nursing homes, allowing the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd (LHGS) in New...

Community Credit Union donates to CHI

Loan officer Darnell Lindsey of Community Credit Union presented a check to CHI in Carrington from their Breast Cancer Awareness fundraiser. They raised money the entire month of October which...

Midway Aerie 2923 donates to Eddy County Shop with a Sheriff

New Rockford Eagles Club, Midway Aerie 2923 is happy to present the Eddy County Sheriff's Office with a donation of $500 for Shop with a Sheriff! Donations like this are made possible with gaming...

FCCLA chapter attends District 3 meeting

Approximately 249 student members and advisors from across North Dakota gathered in Grand Forks on October 27 to participate in the annual Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)...

Talk of the Town: Nov. 29, 2021

New Rockford and area folks extend their sympathy to the family of Verna Guler. Jerome and Vida Klocke of Underwood, N.D. become proud grandparents for the first time at 4:53 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, when their daughter Malissa, and...

701 Rundown: Nov. 29, 2021

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. COVID policies becoming a hot topic in local schools The Mount Pleasant School Board began...

Pleasant Prairie: Nov. 29, 2021

Wednesday, Jimmy Indergaard was a visitor and supper guest at his uncle Mervin Indergaard and Vicki Magill’s home. Karen Koepplin and Rowdy stopped in for a bit on Thursday at the Charlotte Koepplin home. Aaron Koepplin stopped on Friday, and...

Winterfest 2021: Local Holiday Gift Guide

Shop for everyone on your list right here In the spirit of the holiday season, the staff at the Transcript have gone all around town in order to bring you the best holiday gift giving options that...

Winterfest 2021: Shop local, and your town's small businesses will thank you

The holidays are fast approaching and so, too, are the friends and family expecting gifts under the Christmas tree and expensive meals at the dinner table. Big businesses will try to ease your...

Archival Anecdotes: Oh to adore the pompadour

I'd like to introduce you to an antiquated hairstyle that still offers loads of volume. The pompadour- you might have heard of it before. The pompadour was a trend for men in the 1950s, and for Madam...

History of New Rockford: Nov. 29, 2021

On Aug. 8, 1904, Mark H. Dunnell died at his home in Owatonna, Minn.; he was one of the original Trustees of the New Rockford townsite and was an early resident (on West Lamborn Ave., today’s 1st...

Senior Alert: Your old cellphone may not work in 2022

Dear Savvy Senior, My 80-year-old father has an old flip phone he carries around with him for emergency purposes, but I’ve heard that these devices will soon be phased out. Is this true? If so, how...

Winterfest 2021: Holiday Fare

In years past at this time Miller’s Fresh Foods would be gearing up and looking forward to their annual Taste of the Season Extravaganza!! Unfortunately this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Miller’s Fresh Foods will not be able to host the...

Dakota Recreation Report: Nov. 29, 2021

Outdoor notes: *Go to the N.D. Game and Fish Dept. website, (gf.nd.gov) for information regarding North Dakota’s new electronic posting regulations and assistance. *Check area U.S. Fish and...

Letter to the Editor: Nov. 29, 2021

New Rockford Transcript readers, city property owners, and citizens of New Rockford: I am deeply concerned for the wellbeing of New Rockford regarding the special assessments for the proposed street project that will be in addition to what you...

We the People: Court's creation of Executive Privilege without foundation

The Supreme Court's historic rejection in U.S. v. Nixon (1974) - "The Watergate Tapes Case" - of President Richard Nixon's assertion of an "absolute" and "unreviewable" authority to invoke executive...

Our Outdoors: Back on Schedule

"We now return you to your regularly scheduled program!" Whether it was Bozo the Clown before school or Saturday morning cartoons, when interrupted by a breaking news story or weather alert, those...

Obituary: Verna Guler

Verna Guler New Rockford, N.D. Verna Guler, 90, of New Rockford passed away on Nov. 19, 2021, surrounded by her family, at the Carrington Medical Center. Funeral service will be held on Monday, Nov....

Living on Purpose: The unthankful heart overlooks life's blessings

I’ve always enjoyed Thanksgiving, but many times I become distracted from the intended purpose. I confess that between football, conversations, and the delicious meals, I often forget how much I have to be grateful for. Let us once again be...

Sermonette: Nov. 29, 2021

Grace and Peace to you from God our Father. Amen. It seems like everybody says this at least once every day. Where has the time gone? I know I do. It seems to me we were just complaining about how hot it was outside and now, here we are making...

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