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 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 26, 2020 

Coronavirus cases continue upward trend

Eddy County is in the top five counties for positive COVID-19 cases per capita in the state. As of Tuesday, a total of 165 residents had tested...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 26, 2020 

Chamber honors organizational whiz at Cash & Carry Lumber

She makes sure all the numbers add up, and she takes the time to help customers. Denise Reis, the bookkeeper at Cash & Carry Lumber in New...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 26, 2020 

Local cemeteries getting "spruced up" with help from donors and volunteers

The tenacity of the Women's Auxiliary Cemetery Association, past, present and future continues to awe us. It has been 27 months since the infamous...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    Opinion    October 26, 2020 

Team Purple

The media is not the enemy. Law enforcement officers are not the enemy. Christians are not the enemy. President Trump is also not the enemy, nor is...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 19, 2020

Stroll in to 8th Street Boutique

What used to be a simple garage, with an overhead door and pallet racking along the walls, has been transformed into a quaint boutique. Aptly named...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 19, 2020

Shear Delight adds pedicures

Get a relaxing spa treatment right here in New Rockford. Shear Delight now offers pedicures by New Rockford native Alissa Bachmeier. Alissa is...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 12, 2020

G & R Grain changes hands

A lifeline came for G & R Grain and Feed, just in the nick of time. Local producers Lynn Homelvig, son Ryan and grandson Dylan Rosso purchased the...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 12, 2020

Water main installation complete

The city reached a milestone last week. The last of the new water mains have been installed by BEK Consulting. The restoration work, including paving...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 12, 2020

County to hire a full-time assistant for state's attorney

The county seeks candidates for two open positions, both part-time. State’s Attorney Ashley Lies approached the commission at Tuesday’s regular...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 5, 2020

Grab a late-night bite at Buck-Its

There are two new cooks in town, and they're making their mark on the local restaurant scene. Tony Waswick and fiance, Emily, are the mastermind...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 5, 2020

Permits required before starting construction

There are some key steps rural property owners in Eddy County must take before they can build a structure on their property. The Eddy County...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 5, 2020

Statewide ballot measures explained

Eddy County residents who applied for mail-in ballots received their general election ballots in the mail last week. While many likely have made...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 28, 2020

COVID-19 strikes New Rockford-Sheyenne High School

On Tuesday, September 22, New Rockford-Sheyenne School identified multiple COVID-19 positive cases among students and staff, prompting an immediate...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 21, 2020

Shining Levi's Light

"When it is darkest, we can see the stars." These words by Ralph Waldo Emerson bring to light the essence of suicide prevention. Exactly nine months...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 21, 2020

New Rockford Area Betterment Corp. to purchase bowling alley

The potential of a renaissance at the local bowling alley came one step closer to reality last week. The New Rockford Area Betterment Corporation...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 21, 2020

Steamers ready to roll into town this weekend

Yes, we're known as the Steam Engine Capital of North Dakota, so we couldn't let a year go by without an annual reunion of steamers! The Central...

 

Putting COVID-19 deaths in perspective

Big news hit the Transcript newsroom on Monday. The North Dakota Department of Health had reported that a woman in her 80s residing in Eddy County...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 14, 2020

Where are they now? 70 years and counting: Starke family legacy lives on

Bill and Joyce (née Neuharth) Starke celebrated 70 years of marriage this past week. This couple's contributions to the community, as well as to...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 7, 2020

Wonder Lanes to close

For the first time in 57 years, Wonder Lanes' owner LeRoy Krueger is not organizing league bowling at the New Rockford bowling alley this fall....

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 7, 2020

County to commence cleanup efforts at former Mill Pump property

It will cost the county an estimated $30,000 to clean up the former Mill Pump property on U.S Highway 281 in New Rockford, that’s according to Sarah...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 31, 2020

Schuster recognized by Chamber

He sprays, spreads and hauls, but that's not all. John Schuster, a custom applicator at CenDak Cooperative in New Rockford, was named the Chamber's...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 31, 2020

Eagles welcome new manager, entertain Int'l President

Sierra Hillius began her new role as manager of the New Rockford Eagles Club in July, and little more than a month later, she had the pleasure of...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 24, 2020

Baby Kouba to undergo surgery for rare heart condition

"Your baby is going to need surgery." Levi and Justene Koubas' lives changed after hearing that one sentence on June 17, less than a minute into...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 24, 2020

City officials trim cost of water plant upgrades

The City of New Rockford has accepted a bid for the last phase of the city’s water infrastructure project, now entering its second year. The project...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 24, 2020

Statewide COVID-19 cases reach new peak

"The numbers are starting to go in the wrong direction," Governor Burgum announced during his weekly coronavirus press conference Wednesday. In the...

 

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