Eddy County resident who recovered from coronavirus shares his story

When Eric Myhre said goodbye to his family and left his farm south of Sheyenne on Sunday, March 8, coronavirus was the farthest thing from his mind.... Full story

From the archives: Hundreds of Eddy County residents died in 1918 Spanish flu pandemic

For many of us, the outbreak of COVID-19 and the subsequent efforts to "flatten the curve" through social distancing is unprecedented. Most of us are...

Employee of the Month brings food and family to the table

The Rockford Cafe is eerily quiet these days, with no men shaking dice or women chatting over coffee, attempting to solve all the world's problems....

Eddy County Sheriff's Report for March

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Ronnie Horse, Bismarck. He is accused of driving under the influence on Hwy. 281 and refusing a chemical test. He was also cited for driving without a...

EASTER EGG HUNT

Hey readers! In celebration of Easter, we’ve partnered with the New Rockford Area Chamber of Commerce, New Rockford Area Betterment Corporation and...

Weber Farms wins national award for soybean yield

Weber Farms of New Rockford was recently honored among the nation’s highest-producing soybean farmers of their region in the 2019 Asgrow® National Yield Contest. Weber Farms won the award with an...

Welcome Spring!

The above artwork was submitted by Kristi Frahm of New Rockford. She commented on how much fun she has had on her walks, looking for the hearts and...

A good day for an outing

Submitted by Amanda Hegland, these photos are precious reminders of just how good life can be. Fallyn (age 4) is helping bottle feed one of the...

Lake Region District Health Unit stresses calm and caution following report of first COVID-19 case

LRDHU-Eddy County is encouraging calm and caution following the announcement of the first positive COVID-19 case in Eddy County.   The North Dakota Department of Health released information that...

Update from CHI St. Alexius Carrington

The staff at CHI Health Carrington remain vigilant and ready to serve the community during COVID-19. As such, please note the following: • For regular healthcare appointments, the medical clinic...

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Belquist named to Class B Boys BB All-State Team

The North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association has announced their 2020 Class B Boys Basketball All-State Team....

Talk of the Town: April 6, 2020

New Rockford and area folks extend sympathy to the family of Fred Schuster. Eloise Lucht totally enjoyed and appreciated the delicious turkey dinner delivered to her door Sun- day by Richard and...

Pleasant Prairie News: April 6, 2020

Sunday found Jimmy In- dergaard a supper guest at the Andy and Ruth Braaten home. Tuesday, cousin Vic- ki Magill brought supper to Jimmy and Wednesday supper was enjoyed at the Braaten’s....

Sheyenne News: April 6, 2020

Patti Clifton and Joan Cudworth had a "social distancing - street to steps" visit on Sunday when Joan was out for a walk about town. It was great to have a little visit! Jan Loe and Patti Clifton...

History of New Rockford: April 6, 2020

Early Sunday morning, Feb. 22, 1903, a daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. James A. Manly. That day Granville Egbert was up from Barlow. Mrs. Annie...

Oberon Oracles: April 6, 2020

Since the social distancing circumstances have not changed much - except maybe get worse - everyone has been or should be staying home. So, this week I have asked people what they are doing to keep...

We are in this together

As we find it hard to practice “no close contact” with family, friends and the gen- eral public, we - or I know -it’s hard to concentrate on much else, but this threatening virus. It is very...

Savvy Senior: How to Protect Your Elderly Parents from Coronavirus

Dear Savvy Senior, I'm concerned about my 80-year-old mother who’s at high risk for coronavirus. She lives on her own about 100 miles from me, and...

Archival Anecdotes: A look into the beyond

It was Galileo Gailei who perfected the first microscope. That was in 1609. Many years passed as scientists made improvements and modifications...

Be aware of Census scams

Census scammers may contact you by phone, email, or mail, seeking personal and financial information. Invitations to respond to the census will be mailed to U.S. households in March. Responses to...

Eyes that see the good in things: It's a small world after all

It's a world of laughter, a world of tears, it's a world of hope and a world of fears. There's so much that we share that it's time we're aware it's...

Letter from NYC's COVID-19 front lines

I’ve been inundated lately with emails and calls and texts from friends and family from far away: Everyone’s been hearing reports about New York...

Letter to the Editor: A simple pleasure...

A simple pleasure that I have each spring is to go out to my farm and look for sheds (deer antlers). This year was to be special because of being shut in and was to be a good day for getting some...

Letter to the Editor: Dear Governor Burgum

Dear Governor Burgum, I am writing on behalf of the North Dakota County Auditors Association for whom I serve as the executive director. North Dakota County Auditors are the frontline election...

Dakota Recreation Report: April 6, 2020

Outdoor notes: *Practice social distancing when visiting bait shops and businesses when getting outdoors. *Ice conditions greatly deteriorating...

Our Outdoors: Fishing 101

In the last two weeks I have become a fulltime teacher, cook, gym instructor and referee in addition to my normal professions, which admittedly were...

Obituary: Fred Schuster

Frederick John Schuster, 70, of New Rockford, North Dakota, passed away March 26, 2020 at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford. The...

Obituary: Julia Gross

Julia Gross, 91, of Fargo died on Friday, March 27, 2020, at Essentia Health in Fargo. A private funeral service was held April 3, at Evans Funeral...

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