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 By Amy Wobbema    News    November 11, 2019 

"DOCUMENT EVERYTHING!"

Eddy County Emergency Manager Jess Earle stressed the importance of taking photos before, during and after repair work is done to the damage caused by...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    November 4, 2019

N.D. Supreme Court to hear Lail's appeal

Alexander Lail of New Rockford has filed an appeal with the North Dakota Supreme Court on his 2018 attempted murder conviction. On Aug. 1, 2018, Lail...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    November 4, 2019

"You'll shoot your eye out": Popular holiday movie A Christmas Story comes alive at DPRCA

The Dakota Prairie Regional Center for the Arts (DPRCA) is thrilled to present "A Christmas Story: The Musical." The show will open Saturday, Nov. 16...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 28, 2019

"UNPRECEDENTED" FALL FLOODING

Governor Burgum described the 2019 Fall Flood an "unprecedented situation" while addressing a crowd of over 300 at the Festival Hall in Fessenden on M...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 21, 2019

County seeks road damage and repair documentation

Last weekend’s early October blizzard continues to weigh heavily on the county and township roads. County Road Superintendent Todd Weber noted sever...

 

OCTOBER SNOW 'FALL'

An early October blizzard brought much of North Dakota to a screeching halt last weekend. Light rains began as early as Wednesday, turning to snow by...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 14, 2019

Water main progress threatened by weather

The city water main replacement project is 8% complete, that’s according to Wade Senger of Interstate Engineering. He gave the city commission an...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 7, 2019

4-H to upgrade facilities

The Eddy County 4-H program is ready for a renaissance. Over the past 10 years, two of the program's four facilities have been torn down, and its memb...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 7, 2019

County seeks full-time extension agent

The Eddy County Commission has decided to hire a full-time extension agent. Former NDSU Extension Agent Tim Becker opted to participate in the college...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 30, 2019

New CenDak Cooperative fertilizer plant commences operations in New Rockford

It was a milestone moment for CenDak Cooperative on Friday, Sept. 20. The first truckload of fertilizer was unloaded into the cooperative's new...

 

Full steam ahead: Learning opportunities for all at annual steam threshers reunion

Even though heavy rain on Friday night put a kibosh to the traditional weekend parades and threshing demonstrations, there were still plenty of...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 30, 2019

'Frozen Third' was first to get new water mains

The north end of New Rockford has been rife with activity the past two weeks. Crews from BEK Consulting of Dickinson began installing new water main o...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 30, 2019

Thompson Apiaries recognized by national beekeepers' cooperative

Update 10/5/19- An Employee of Thomson Apiaries was inadvertently missed from the list. Kyle Quinton is also on the staff. We apologize for the...

 

Two NR-S teams compete in volleyball tourney at home

The NR-S gym played host to six area teams on Saturday, Sept. 21. The junior varsity volleyball tournament started bright and early that morning with...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 23, 2019

'Best of Buddies' get hands-on history lesson

Members of the East Central for Exceptional Children's Best of Buddies (BOB) group had the opportunity to experience history on a recent field trip....

 

It's a wrap: youth football season to end this week

A total of 35 youth in grades 3-6 are participating the NR-S Youth Football program this fall. Both teams were 0-4 as of press time, with two contests...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 16, 2019

MEET GROCERY'S POWER COUPLE

On Monday, Sept. 9, Bruce and Colleen Hagen both got a big surprise. Colleen may have known that Bruce was to receive the "Grocer of the Year" award f...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 16, 2019

Local 4H'ers participate in annual Roundup

Eddy County 4-H'ers were honored on Sunday, Sept. 8 at the Eddy County 4-H Roundup Awards Night. After 4-H'ers, leaders, families and friends...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 9, 2019

Park District wraps up summer season, city continues to monitor construction

The pool log showed 450 more visits throughout its season this summer than last. New Rockford Park District Manager Dennis Nybo reported that and...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 26, 2019

Parks guru named Employee of the Month

As the water in the swimming pool empties after a great summer season, New Rockford Park District Manager Dennis Nybo is there. He’s knee deep in...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 19, 2019

Water works: Water main replacement slated to begin Aug. 26

Phase I of the city's water infrastructure project will begin next week. Dickinson-based BEK Consulting will come on scene Monday, Aug. 26 to begin...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 12, 2019

American Legion Centennial Ride makes stop in New Rockford

Two teams of riders representing the American Legion embarked on a 1,875 mile cross-country journey to celebrate their centennial. Team Legacy...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 12, 2019

City Commission approves preliminary budget, puts plans in place for water treatment plant upgrade

Local officials will use the power of purple to treat the City of New Rockford’s water supply. Wade Senger of Interstate Engineering presented an...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 5, 2019

Louters appointed to regional higher education commission

Eddy County now has a seat at the table influencing national education policy. New Rockford-Sheyenne Public School Superintendent Jill Louters was...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    July 29, 2019

Chamber salutes postal worker

Teri Knutson loves spending time outside, and not just on sunny, warm days. In fact, she'd rather strap on her mailbag in the dead of winter than...

 

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