Foundation meets Feud

In its first fundraising event since 2018, the New Rockford Community Foundation did not disappoint. The $50-a-plate night was worth the wait, with a spread of prime rib and garlic mashed potatoes or...

January 1 deadline for East Central withdrawal raises more questions for NR-S

At the New Rockford-Sheyenne school board meeting on Monday, Nov. 15, a motion was carried to delay consideration on a vote to withdraw from the East Central Center for Exceptional Children Special...

Cost estimate for proposed NR-S bus storage facility reviewed

At their regular meeting on Dec. 1, the NR-S school building committee reviewed an official cost estimate and continued discussions about a proposed storage structure to house the district’s school...

National Honor Society inducts 10 members

On Tuesday, Nov. 23, nine sophomores and one junior were inducted into the New Rockford-Sheyenne chapter of the National Honor Society. Amy Cudworth, NHS advisor, presided over the 30-minute...

Olson offers cultural lessons to Oberon students during Indigenous People's Week

Oberon School is fortunate to have a very talented paraprofessional, Ms. Olson, on staff. Ms. Olson went to each classroom recently, and told the students stories of her childhood memories and...

Seventh graders get a taste of theatre in English unit

An exciting partnership between DPRCA Managing Director Deb Belquist and NR-S middle school English teacher Craig Demester brought the seventh grade class to the Old Church Theatre stage on...

One-Act Play delivers public performance

The cast of three performed "Relative Strangers" by Sheri Wilner at the Old Church Theatre on Friday, Nov. 19. Hallie Brown played Marie Barrett, a young airline passenger who decides that the woman...

Sheyenne News: Dec. 6, 2021

Jan Loe and daughter Steph were in Lakota for a visit with Marilyn Stenberg on Saturday, Nov. 20. Patti Clifton was a recent shopper in Carrington. Steve Loe arrived in Sheyenne from his home in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday, Nov. 21. He was here to...

NRABC/Bank Forward sponsor 2nd annual Holiday Lights Tour

In a world of Grinches, it’s time to be a Griswold. So dig out your loud lawn ornaments, illuminated inflatables and obnoxiously bright bulbs and deck out your yard for a chance to win Chamber...

Oberon Oracles: Dec. 6, 2021

The Oberon community is saddened by the death of Barbara Arndt. She passed away on Nov. 23. She will be missed. Our sympathy to Barb’s family. Randy and Charlotte Simon took in Jaxon Simon’s basketball game against Minkota in New Rockford on...

CNDC Boys Basketball Tournament set for Dec. 16, 17 & 18

The 2021 CNDC Boys Basketball Tournament will take off on Thursday, Dec. 16 at the Harvey High School. Here is the bracket for the...

Rocket girls blast off with season opener win

The New Rockford-Sheyenne girls basketball team is back in action for the 2021-22 season, starting off with a Region 4 opener against the Rolette Comets. The Rockets girls varsity team doesn't have...

100 wins

If nothing else, NR-S senior and Carrington wrestler Matthew Duchscherer has a great sense of timing. Duchscherer's night in the spotlight at the NR-S High School Gym on Tuesday, November 23,...

History of New Rockford: Dec. 6, 2021

The Aug. 12, 1904, “Transcript” completed the article on Phillips Academy I had last week by saying that new faculty appointments would be made as the demand for them increased. Private lessons...

Archival Anecdotes: Victorian traditions still shine at Christmas

So many of the Christmas traditions we embrace today took root in the British culture of the Victorian Era. It was a time for rapid commercial development and industrial growth. There were great...

Savvy Senior: Social security calculators that can help you decide when to claim

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good resources that can help my wife and me determine the best claiming ages for maximizing our Social Security retirement benefits? Just Turned 62 Dear 62,...

Tree Talk: O Christmas Tree!

One of the most iconic images of the holiday season, Christmas trees, started as a German tradition and were introduced in the U.S. by German settlers. Live Christmas trees have been sold commercially in the U.S. since about 1850. Most of these...

Collisions, crossings, and corridors - Protecting wildlife movement

During hunting season here in North Dakota, it is critical for drivers to stay alert to avoid collisions. Every year tens of thousands of cars hit deer on North Dakota roads, a tragedy that takes precious lives and sends many more to the emergency...

Just say no to unaffordable spending

I wish I had a change of heart, but I still can't support it. Back in 2009, long before I got my beloved 11-month-old puppy, Thurber, I was critical of a proposed federal bill that sought tax...

Why we study landmark judicial decisions

The year-long commitment of this column to the exploration of the Constitution has focused, primarily, on historical explanations of the aims and purposes of delegates to the Constitutional Convention. On occasion, we have illuminated...

Our Outdoors: Freeze factors

The lure of that first ice fishing opportunity has lost some of its pull on me. Where in the past I’d be one of the first anglers sliding out onto the newly-formed ice, these days I’m more...

Flip the calendar - It's Devils Lake ice time

DEVILS LAKE, NORTH DAKOTA - An ice covering will soon allow fishermen access to 240 square miles of Devils Lake perch, walleyes, pike and white bass. One of the most popular U.S. ice fishing...

2021 Difficult Year for ND Mule Deer

While many hunters were gearing up for the 2021 firearms deer season, agents of the North Dakota Game & Fish Department (NDG&F) were completing aerial surveys of the state's mule deer...

Dakota Recreation Report: Dec. 6, 2021

Outdoor notes: *Ice is never completely safe. Avoid areas with vegetation, moving water, pressure ridges, and springs. Check conditions as you go along on the ice and don’t move around at night....

NDGF News

Fishing tournaments require 30-day notice Organizers planning fishing tournaments, including ice fishing contests this winter, must submit an application, along with fishing tournament regulations, to the North Dakota Game and Fish Department at...

Obituary: Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey Brown Bismarck, N.D. Jeffrey M. Brown, 57, Bismarck, N.D., formerly of Sykeston, N.D., passed away at CHI St. Alexius in Bismarck, N.D. on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. Funeral service was held...

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