Volunteering for Santa, from the eyes of a child

On Saturday, Dec. 7, I volunteered during the annual Santa Day Celebration at the Brown Memorial in New Rockford. My job was to hand out a special...

Santa's Grand Entrance

On Saturday, Dec. 7, Santa Claus arrived in style. He and his daughter Holly came into New Rockford in a white horse-drawn carriage, driven by Dale...

LHGS Love Letter Campaign generates $2,000

This year the LHGS Auxiliary 'Love Letter Campaign' generated over $2,000 for the purchase of a new dining room table and chairs for the Basic Care...

NR-S School receives grant funds for music

In Senate Bill 2265, The 2019 N.D. Legislature offered $800,000 to the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) for the purpose of...

Tiffany 4-H Club Report

On Nov. 17, the Tiffany 4-H Club members met at the Rockford Café. Tillie and Neecie Swart hosted the meeting. Ten Tiffany 4-H members were at the meeting. Chaztin Wobbema, Tillie and Neecie Swart,...

Elementary music students present "The Snowy Day"

On Thursday, Dec. 5, the NR-S elementary and middle school students presented their holiday concert for all to enjoy. The evening began with the...

Libraries stand strong against publishing giant

Librarians across the country are miffed, and it’s not because patrons are dog-earring the books again. This time librarians have turned their watchful eye to a certain publisher. Macmillan...

Youth musicians perform at statewide festival

This year, five NR-S students prepared for the Surround the State in Song music festival: Bailey Baumbach, Donavun McCorkle, Judy Meier, Kaci...

High School musicians honor traditions

Holiday traditions were alive and well at the NR-S Music Department's annual Holiday Concert on Monday, Dec. 9. Students got an 'A' for effort as...

Rocket girls finish fourth at CNDC

New Rockford-Sheyenne played a pretty good overall game as the locals defeated St. John by a final score of 74-69 in first round action of the CNDC...

Rockets beat Bearcats in home opener

It was a very physical game overall. New Rockford-Sheyenne played a good game, as the locals defeated North Star by a final score of 64-51 in non-district girls basketball action, played here on...

Bowling News: Dec. 16, 2019

Sunday Night Mixed Dec. 1, 2019 Hanson’s Bar.................52-20 Farmers Union Oilers..48-24 Styles by Glenda...........44-28 Nodak Mutual Ins........34-38 CenDak..........................26-46...

Where Are They Now? Laib climbs the ranks of U.S. Air Force

Recent statistics from the Council on Foreign Relations, https://www.cfr.org/article/demographics-us-military, tell interesting facts about the...

Letters to Santa

From Mrs. Ystaas's first grade class, we are happy to present "Letters to Santa." Dear Santa, can I fly your slay? I whant a ics fishing rod for...

Pleasant Prairie: Dec. 16, 2019

Merle and Sandy Longnecker treated dad Ervin to supper out Dec. 3 to celebrate his 101st birthday. Later they did a little birthday shopping and were greeted by other family and friends at...

Talk of the Town: Dec. 16, 2019

Daughter Heidi Schneider of Devils Lake motored her parents Martin and Eloise Lucht to Jamestown where Martin had a medical appointment Thursday. Martin's appointment went well. Fayette Nelson’s...

Sheyenne News: Dec. 16, 2019

Daughter Heidi Schneider of Devils Lake motored her parents Martin and Eloise Lucht to Jamestown where Martin had a medical appointment Thursday. Martin's appointment went well. Fayette Nelson’s...

Oberon Oracles: Dec. 16, 2019

Brittany Grann was in Fargo Monday through Thursday at the AG Expo. Donna Grann and friends, Tori Robinette, Amanda Johnson and Robin Arnold had supper and enjoyed the DPRCA production of “The...

Dakota Datebook: Flying Doctor and Scott Gore, N.D. Rodeo Star

Flying Doctor by Merry Helm December 17, 2019 - Before helicopters were available, one UND-trained doctor used an airplane. James Mahoney, class of 1941, used his G.I. Bill to get his pilot's...

History of New Rockford: Dec. 16, 2019

On Nov. 21, 1902, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Oglesby came up from Valley City; he was employed by the telephone company and was looking over telephone...

Eyes that see the good in things: Dec. 16, 2019

Ten-year-old Riley and her mother, Lynn Christensen, were huddled in front of the family computer one day, checking out models and prices of bikes....

Savvy Senior: What to Do When Medicare Tells You No

Dear Savvy Senior, How do I go about appealing Medicare when they won’t pay for something that they covered in the past? Rejected Rhonda Dear...

Ho, ho, the mistletoe

During the holiday season, which now stretches from autumnal equinox to New Year’s Day, it’s nearly impossible to turn on the radio or walk...

Should we even celebrate Frosty's 50th anniversary?

Maybe it’s because my first viewing of “Rudolph” occurred when I was four years old and my first viewing of “Frosty the Snowman” happened when I was a worldly wise nine-year-old, but...

Let it snow

We could use a good snowstorm right about now. I love a good dusting of snow. I love how it disrupts our routines and throws everything out of whack....

Jedi mind tricks: Amazon versus the Pentagon and Trump

Amazon is one of the largest companies in the world, boasting revenues of more than $230 billion last year. But last month the company sued the US Department of Defense over a paltry potential $10...

Dakota Edge Outdoors: All Eyes On Early Ice Crappies

Introducing Dakota Edge Outdoors You asked, and we listened! In a recent survey, readers indicated that they would like to see more Outdoors content in our newspaper. Introducing Nick Simonson of...

N.D. Game & Fish releases Winter Fishing Regulations

North Dakota anglers are encouraged to refer to the 2018-20 North Dakota Fishing Guide or the state Game and Fish Department’s website for winter fishing regulations. In addition, anglers can...

Dakota Recreation Report for Dec. 16, 2019

Outdoor notes: *Ice is never completely safe. Avoid areas with vegetation, moving water, pressure ridges and springs. Check conditions as you go...

Lake Metigoshe State Park to host Wild Outdoor Women (WOW) Event

Lake Metigoshe State Park is hosting the Winter Wild Outdoor Women (WOW) Event Feb. 21-23, 2020. This event is for women over the age of 16 who are looking to learn or refine skills associated with...

Coyote Catalog Available for Hunters, Landowners

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department and North Dakota Department of Agriculture are once again opening the Coyote Catalog, a statewide effort designed to connect coyote hunters and trappers...

Obituary: Earl Stokke

Earl Stokke, 66, New Rockford, passed away Dec. 10 in Ave Maria Village, Jamestown, N.D. A celebration of life will be held at Hanson’s bar on Dec. 21, 2019 from 2 - 5 p.m. Arrangements made by...

Obituary: Fr. Lawrence Haas

Father Lawrence Haas, 86, passed away on Dec. 8, 2019 at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington. The funeral service was held Dec. 13 at Sacred Heart...

Obituary: Kenneth Swart

Kenneth "Kenny" Swart, 63, of Heaton, N.D., died peacefully Dec. 5, 2019, at Sanford Health in Fargo. Funeral services were held Dec 11 at Evans...

Obituary: Lois Florhaug

Lois Bernice Florhaug, 99, of Kensal, died Dec. 6, 2019, in Golden Acres Manor, Carrington, N.D. The funeral service was held Dec. 13, 2019 at United...

Obituary: Alvina Germundson

Alvina Germundson, 82, of McVille, died Dec. 2, 2019 at Nelson County Health System Care Center in McVille. The funeral service was held Dec. 7 at...

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