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 By Nathan Price    News    January 30, 2023 

First responders set ambitious goal for Giving Hearts Day

Once a year, just before Valentine’s Day, communities throughout North Dakota and Minnesota come together for Giving Hearts Day, a 24-hour period to support local charities and organizations. Here...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 30, 2023 

Agland values in county up slightly

Following the announcement of an anticipated increase in Eddy County land values, the Eddy County Soils Committee approved a 5 percent increase in cropland and a 2 percent increase in non-cropland...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 30, 2023 

Meet the District 15 legislators

While most of Eddy County is now represented by District 14 legislators, the northeast corner of the county is not. That's because the entire Spirit Lake Nation Reservation, a portion of which...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 30, 2023 

701 Rundown: January 30, 2023

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Threatening behavior leads to shelter order The arrest of 44-year-old Eric Standing on...

 
 By Nathan Price    Sports    January 30, 2023 

Rockets out chuck Woodchucks, lose to Cardinals

On Friday, Jan. 20, the New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets hosted the St. John Woodchucks, and once again showed just how far they've come since the season began. The Woodchucks came into town with a...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 23, 2023

Chutes and Cattle

Roughrider Feeds, a local full-service Purina feed dealer, has recently partnered with Arrowquip to provide new equipment to livestock producers in the area, including safe and effective hydraulic...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 23, 2023

Hunter pleads guilty in case of viral hunting video

Last October, a group of hunters descended upon a harvested bean field for an early-morning duck hunt in eastern Eddy County, but the hunt was ruined soon after due to an altercation with a nearby...

 
 By Nathan Price    Events   

N.R. Park District to host 'A night with the princesses'

Dads, it’s about time to sharpen up those dancing skills. That’s because this February, you and your special princess are invited to the New Rockford Park District’s inaugural daddy-daughter...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 23, 2023

Meet Eddy County's new legislators

The 68th North Dakota Legislative Assembly got underway on Jan. 3, and for the first time in a decade, New Rockford and Eddy County are not being represented by District 23 legislators. Following the...

 

Finally, they've got a win!

It was a long time coming, but the New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets finally have a mark in the win column. Hosting the Washburn Cardinals on Saturday, Jan. 14, the Rockets were in desperate need of a...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 16, 2023

Time to skate!

The New Rockford Park District's ice rink is finally open for skating. The rink's first day was Wednesday, Jan. 11, and Dennis Nybo, park district director, couldn't have been happier to see it full...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 16, 2023

2022: The Year in Review

Full of history-making firsts, exciting developments and unfortunate tragedy, 2022 was undoubtedly a memorable year, and the “New Rockford Transcript” captured it all in our weekly paper. This is...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 16, 2023

Snow emergencies declared in Eddy County, City of New Rockford

As of Tuesday, Jan. 10, snow emergency declarations had been issued by both the City of New Rockford and Eddy County. Eddy County Commissioners held a special meeting on Thursday, Jan. 6, where the...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 16, 2023

School board considers professional fundraiser for new gymnasium

The New Rockford-Sheyenne School Board spent much of their monthly meeting last Monday considering a professional fundraising firm to raise money for the second gym project. The price tag for the...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 16, 2023

701 Rundown: Jan. 16, 2023

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Montana woman killed in accident south of Williston Around six miles south of Willison on...

 

Still winless after Wilton-Wing

On Saturday, Jan. 7, the New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets, offensively, played their best game of the season. Unfortunately for them, the Wilton-Wing Miners were even better. The first quarter of...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 9, 2023

Early morning blaze destroys New Rockford home

An abandoned home in New Rockford has been destroyed after being engulfed by flames in the early morning hours of Saturday, Dec. 31. New Rockford Fire Chief, Brian Hopfauf, said his department...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 9, 2023

2022: The Year in Review

Full of history-making firsts, exciting developments and unfortunate tragedy, 2022 was undoubtedly a memorable year, and the New Rockford Transcript captured much of it in our weekly paper. This week...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 9, 2023

Commission approves proposal for courthouse fire alarm system

On Tuesday, Jan. 3, County Commissioners heard an update from Eddy County Emergency Manager, Lisa Thompson, regarding the county’s effort to install an alarm system at the courthouse. At the...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 9, 2023

Olzweski sentenced for assaulting deputy

Candace Olzweski has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an incident on Sept. 17, 2022, during which she assaulted Eddy County deputy Bennett Suave after breaking out of her handcuffs. Olzweski...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 9, 2023

701 Rundown: Jan. 9, 2023

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. House fire takes everything On Friday, Dec. 16, approximately three miles west of Martin,...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 2, 2023

State's Attorney makes a move

Eddy County State's Attorney, Ashley Lies, has officially moved her office to within the Eddy County Courthouse. She also quit her private practice after being hired as executive director of the...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 2, 2023

Caught with contraband

On Dec. 21, Diana Schaack of New Rockford and Deborah Fleetwood of Carrington were caught by law enforcement allegedly attempting to smuggle suboxone into the N.D. State Penitentiary in Bismarck. Acco...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 2, 2023

Residents urged to clear snow from hydrants

With around two feet of snow having fallen upon New Rockford in December, the city is asking residents to help keep fire hydrants clear of snow. Should an emergency occur and a fire hydrant is...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 2, 2023

2022: The Year in Review

A new year is officially underway, which means it’s time to make our new year’s resolutions and look forward to the year ahead. However, it’s also important to look back at the eventful year...

 

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