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 By Nathan Price    News    October 3, 2022 

Shannon Brandt charged with Class AA Felony Murder, bail set at $1 million

On Friday, Sept. 30, Shannon Brandt was arrested and charged with Murder, a Class AA Felony. After an alleged hit-and-run on Sept. 18 in McHenry, N.D., which resulted in the death of 18-year-old...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    October 3, 2022 

2022 Election: County Commission candidates answer our questions

The Nov. 8 midterm elections are just around the corner. Here in Eddy County, residents will vote for a number of candidates to fill county positions, including for sheriff, state's attorney and count...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    October 3, 2022 

New clinic opened Sept. 27

On Tuesday, Sept. 27, Cooperstown Medical Center opened their brand new satellite clinic in New Rockford. The clinic is located in the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, and its entrance is near the...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    October 3, 2022 

Ellingson homicide case generates headlines and heartaches

Editor's Note: The Oct. 3 print edition, which contains this article, was printed before Shannon Brandt was charged with Class AA Felony Murder on Friday, Sept. 30. For the latest on the Ellingson...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    October 3, 2022 

701 Rundown: Oct. 3, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Former Griggs County sheriff accepts interim appointment In a letter dated Sept. 7, 2022,...

 
 By Nathan Price    Sports    October 3, 2022 

Setbacks stall Rockets in Cando

Going into Cando on Friday, Sept. 23, the New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets must have been feeling pretty good about their chances. The Rockets had just won two straight games and were undefeated in...

 

Grace City teen struck, killed in McHenry vehicular incident

In the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 18, tragedy struck in McHenry, N.D., when a pedestrian was hit and killed shortly after the McHenry Days street dance. According to a press release from...

 

Weber joins Nicolai Chiropractic Center

Nicolai Chiropractic Center, P.C. is welcoming a new, yet familiar chiropractor to the practice. Dr. Kimberly Weber, née Thompson, a graduate of New Rockford High School, will be joining Nicolai...

 

Maddock man arrested after high speed chase

 On Friday, Sept. 16, a routine traffic stop in New Rockford escalated into a chase reaching speeds that exceeded 110 miles per hour.  According to court documents, 20-year-old Logan Dean...

 

Courthouse fire safety discussed by commission

 On Tuesday, Sept. 20, Eddy County Commissioners discussed alarming concerns regarding fire safety at the county’s courthouse.  Ahead of fire prevention month, in October, Eddy County Emergency...

 

701 Rundown: September 26, 2022

 Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota.  Five-year goal set for new Fessenden fire hall  A Fire Hall Feast was prepared and s...

 

Rockets dominate in Homecoming showdown

 When it comes to high school football, there are few accomplishments sweeter than winning on Homecoming.  That sweet taste was savored on Friday, Sept. 16, when a week of Homecoming celebrations...

 

NR-S school board reconsiders virtual learning policy

This time a year ago, the NR-S School Board rejected a policy that some feared would eliminate the classic “snow day.” Now, that policy is once again up for discussion, and board members had a...

 

Grant brings youth dance camp to New Rockford

The New Rockford Area Betterment Corporation (NRABC) has announced a groovy new opportunity for New Rockford’s youth. On Wednesday, Sept. 7, the NRABC received a $2,500 GIG Fund award from Arts...

 

701 Rundown: September 19, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Five-year goal set for new Fessenden fire hall A Fire Hall Feast was prepared and served to...

 

Rockets take off in Fort Totten

With the loss of seniors like Nick Berglund, Koby Duda and Kaden Jensen, many feared Rocket football was destined for a season-long struggle in 2022. Those fears were likely stoked following the Rocke...

 

NR-S, Maddock agree to terms for football co-op

As expected, on Monday, Sept. 12, the New Rockford-Sheyenne school board was presented with two amendments for a proposed football co-op agreement between NR-S and Maddock Public School. The...

 

Leagues return to Wonder Lanes

Bowling leagues are finally making their return to Wonder Lanes. Leagues haven't taken place at Wonder Lanes since the spring of 2020, when operations ground to a halt because of the COVID pandemic. T...

 

Photos available for purchase

It’s long been a tradition to cut out a nice photo in the newspaper, perhaps of your kids or of a relative, to remember the time they made the front page or got a good tackle during that week’s...

 

One-of-a-kind engine to take spotlight at 64th Steam Threshers Reunion

For many residents in New Rockford, a.k.a. the steam engine capital of North Dakota, and in the surrounding community, the month of September can only mean one thing: It's finally time for the Steam...

 

701 Rundown: September 12, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Shack-tastic Hungry customers jonesing for their caffeinated fix in the mornings have found...

 

Tornadoes blow past Rockets

On Friday, Sept. 2, the New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets took on an old nemesis: the Cavalier Tornadoes. Though NR-S had just come off an impressive win the week prior, the Rockets undoubtedly faced a...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    September 5, 2022

She's got flair

The aroma of freshly-brewed coffee and tasty treats has returned to downtown New Rockford. With its stylish interior and trendy clothes, Emma Myhre first opened Flair Boutique & Coffee in late...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    September 5, 2022

Triple murder-suicide shocks rural community

A small, rural community is reeling following an apparent murder-suicide in Towner County. On Monday, Aug. 29, deputies from the Towner County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of four unrespon...

 

NR-S and Maddock forge forward with football co-op

Major changes are on the way for Rocket football in 2023. At the NR-S School Board's regular meeting on August 8, board members discussed, at length, a draft football co-op agreement between NR-S and...

 

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