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 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 25, 2020 

Foster parents arrested after child found dead on Spirit Lake Reservation

A young child was found dead at a residence on the Spirit Lake Reservation, and her foster parents are behind bars. On the morning of May 6, Spirit La...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 25, 2020 

Mass testing event in the works after six more Eddy County residents test positive Thursday

Local officials are submitting a request to hold a community-wide COVID-19 testing event after six additional Eddy County residents tested positive...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 25, 2020 

Vote by Mail: Eddy County Voters' Guide

It's Election Season, and this time things are a bit different. Here's our readers' guide to the June 9 election, so brush up and get out the vote!...

 By Amy Wobbema    Sports    May 25, 2020 

Seniors hit grand slam with Sandlot Showdown

This past weekend senior baseball players got a chance to take the field one last time. Organized by Bismarck High senior Skyler Strand and his...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 25, 2020 

Students at NR-S Elementary recognized virtually

The NR-S Elementary held its annual year-end awards ceremony virtually Wednesday, which was posted to their Facebook page. Here are the highlights:...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 18, 2020

Heritage House tenant tests positive for COVID-19

On Tuesday afternoon, Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd CEO Kim Jensrud announced that a tenant of Heritage House, the organization's assisted...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 18, 2020

Eagles Club looks to community for support

For more than 70 years, the New Rockford Eagles Club has been giving back to the community, and it's a role that members take role seriously....

 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 18, 2020

EMS Week: Ready Today. Preparing for Tomorrow.

May 17-23 is EMS Week across the country. This week we express our appreciation to the EMS professionals on the frontline of the COVID-19...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 11, 2020

Stepping up to the plate

This is the time of year when parks and recreation managers throughout the state scurry around planning and preparing for the summer season,...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 11, 2020

City delays Clean-Up Week, looks to fall as alternative

Public Works Superintendent Hirchert reported that City Clean-Up Week will not take place in May due to the coronavirus outbreak. Electronics...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 11, 2020

Honoring Seniors: Community initiatives underway to recognize NR-S graduates

The New Rockford-Sheyenne School Board decided Monday to postpone graduation until June 21 at 2 p.m. Although their formal celebration is on hold for...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 11, 2020

Eddy County has active COVID-19 case; no details announced

Eddy County has one (1) new active case of COVID-19. However, local agencies have not released any further information about the individual. "I do... Full story

 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 4, 2020

U.S. Hwy 281 road construction to resume Monday

Construction will resume along U.S. Hwy. 281 in New Rockford on Monday, May 4. According to Ethan Kitsch with the NDDOT, the goal is to have the...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 4, 2020

ND Smart Restart commences

Gov. Doug Burgum signed an amended executive order Wednesday providing additional guidance for businesses that are resuming or continuing operations...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 4, 2020

How did they do that? Water main installation using directional drilling

With all the construction activity around town in recent weeks, we at the "New Rockford Transcript" are enamored with all the machines, people and...

 By Amy Wobbema    Opinion    May 4, 2020

Lack of respect is on display

A raft of reckless activity in both New Rockford's public parks and on private property in the city have officials ruffled, and rightfully so. Park Di...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    April 27, 2020

Local bankers work overtime to process relief loans

Josh Guler and the loan team at New Rockford's Bank Forward branch brought new meaning to the term "banker's hours" last week. In spite of a short...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    April 27, 2020

Severe Weather Awareness Week

The National Weather Service, the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services, and other state, county and local agencies have come together to host...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    April 27, 2020

New water mains installed under Eighth Street

On Saturday, April 18, Carstenson Contracting began locating utilities under the 100 block of Eighth Street near the New Rockford Eagles Club and...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    April 27, 2020

COVID-19 Daily Ticker: Wells and Nelson added to list of counties with confirmed cases; Governor ramps up testing

Thursday, April 16 With business restrictions extended to May 1, Governor Burgum put laser focus on testing this week. He said the goal was to double...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    April 27, 2020

ND Smart Restart protocols announced for reopening of high contact businesses

Michelle Kommer, N.D. Department of Commerce Commissioner, outlined guidelines Tuesday for the safe reopening of the "high contact" businesses... Full story

 By Amy Wobbema    News    April 20, 2020

Water main project resumes in city

BEK Consulting recently settled in for a full season of work replacing the cast iron water mains in New Rockford. Residents should be aware that the...

 By Amy Wobbema    Sports    April 20, 2020

Rockets Archery produces two state champions

Archers across the state ended their season a bit differently this year. Amidst COVID-19 restrictions, state tournament organizers opted to hold a...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    April 20, 2020

Department of Health reports 90 new COVID-19 cases

The North Dakota Department of Health reported 90 new positive cases of COVID-19 Saturday, with three-quarters of the cases in Grand Forks County....

 By Amy Wobbema    News    April 13, 2020


Area families in need got a little relief from one of Eddy County's largest businesses this past weekend. North American Bison, LLC not only made a...


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