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 By Nathan Price    News    June 5, 2023 

'No truck left'

On Friday evening, May 26, multiple residents reported a pair of explosions as a semi-truck became consumed by flames on the south end of New Rockford. The call came in at approximately 5:15 p.m.,...

 By Nathan Price    News    June 5, 2023 

Anderson to assist Harr at courthouse

After months of searching, County Recorder/Clerk of District Court Tiffany Harr has a helping hand. On Tuesday, May 30, Becky Anderson started her first day as the Deputy Recorder/Clerk of District...

 By Nathan Price    News    June 5, 2023 

Street project nearing completion

Completion of the New Rockford Street Improvement Project is fast approaching. Bituminous Paving has begun paving the last few streets in town and will soon begin the work of chip sealing. The chip...

 By Nathan Price    News    June 5, 2023 

Swimming Pool open for summer!

It’s time to grab your trunks and swimsuits folks, the New Rockford Swimming Pool is officially open! With the summer rapidly heating up, the pool opened just in time for the first swimmers to...

 By Nathan Price    News    June 5, 2023 

701 Rundown: June 5, 2023

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. City questioned over steps to recall mayor At a Hillsboro City Commission meeting on...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 29, 2023

Honoring the fallen and the American Legion this Memorial Day

It's Memorial Day – a day designated for honoring and mourning the U.S. military personnel who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of freedom. Well over a century ago, a local boy made that very...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 29, 2023

Nelson replaces Lura at Central Pharmacy

Kody Lura, the longtime pharmacist at Central Pharmacy in New Rockford, is stepping down from his position as he enters a new chapter of his life and career. So too is Madison Nelson, née Wendel,...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 29, 2023

Brandt pleads guilty to manslaughter

Shannon Brandt has pleaded guilty to running over and killing 18-year-old Cayler Ellingson last year. At a hearing on Thursday, May 18, Brandt entered a plea of guilty to manslaughter, a Class B...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 29, 2023

CREC and NR-S to partner in field experience for students

Last week, the New Rockford-Sheyenne School District announced a new partnership with the Carrington Research Extension Center (CREC) to bring a unique opportunity to students. The CREC is offering a...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 29, 2023

School Board Candidate Q & A

On Tuesday, June 6, voters will choose who should sit on the New Rockford-Sheyenne School Board for the next three years. Zachary Smith is challenging incumbent Mike Schaefer for his 3-year position...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 29, 2023

701 Rundown: May 29, 2023

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Vandewalker pleads guilty and is sentenced in crude oil theft On May 11, Joseph Vandewalker...

 By Nathan Price    Sports    May 29, 2023

Swingin' for State

At the second individual qualifier this season, NR-S freshman Jackson Schumacher punched his ticket to state golf. In the process, he also earned his lowest score yet this season and nearly took...

 By Nathan Price    Sports    May 29, 2023

Sox cap season at Region tourney

After finishing their regular season with a 3-10 overall record, the SNR Black Sox were hoping to play upset at the Region III Tournament – and at first, that's exactly what happened. Round 1 of...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 29, 2023

No one hurt in truck explosion

On Friday evening, May 26, multiple residents reported a pair of explosions emanating from the south end of New Rockford. Minutes later, emergency responders were on the scene as black smoke billowed...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 22, 2023

Smith to challenge Schaefer for seat on school board

For the first time in eight years, there will be a contested election for a seat on the New Rockford-Sheyenne school board. Zachary Smith, a New Rockford resident and formerly a chiropractor at...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 22, 2023

Street project resumes

Construction season has arrived, and New Rockford is once again abuzz with the sounds of heavy machinery and road work. Early last week, crews began grading alleyways and gravel streets in town, and...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 22, 2023

'Hike Every Mile' June 3

The North Country Trail is among the most scenic paths in America, and in two weeks’ time a hiking event is being held to celebrate its beauty while attempting to accomplish an ambitious goal. On Sa...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 22, 2023

701 Rundown: May 22, 2023

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Tribe plans to tear down dome, build new structures The beginning of two building projects a...


A glimpse of Sheyenne in 1913

This photo and postcard, provided to the Transcript by Stan Kruger, provide an interesting glimpse of the city of Sheyenne on Nov. 17, 1913. The postcard was written by an individual named Anton...

 By Nathan Price    Sports    May 22, 2023

Sox split In Tolna

The Black Sox concluded their regular season with a split double header in Tolna last Saturday, ahead of Monday's region tournament in New Rockford. Their opponents were the Mustangs of Nelson...

 By Nathan Price    Sports    May 22, 2023

Hitting a rough patch

On Tuesday, May 16, New Rockford-Sheyenne golfers traveled to Mapleton for their first individual state qualifier. Not all would go to plan for the Rockets, however. The team's best golfer, Jackson...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 15, 2023

Arbor Day observed in New Rockford

On Friday, May 5, NR-S students in grades K-6 received trees from the Eddy County Soil Conservation District (ECSCD) to celebrate Arbor Day, as well as the Tree City USA Celebration and the School...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 15, 2023

Spring 'deep clean' of city's water system underway

On Tuesday, May 9, a dive crew from Montana arrived in New Rockford for spring cleaning at the city's water treatment plant. The crew was tasked with vacuuming the plant's clearwell, where treated...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 15, 2023

Two more educators resign from NR-S School

At their regular meeting on Monday, May 8, the New Rockford-Sheyenne School Board accepted the resignations of Heather Klocke and Monica Meadows. Klocke, the district’s elementary music teacher,...


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