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 By Rachel Brazil    News    July 13, 2020 

2021 budget on docket for County Commission

The Eddy County Commission is getting a start on the 2021 budget. On Monday, July 6, the commissioners met with several county entities to hear their proposed budgets. State’s Attorney Ashley...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    Features    July 13, 2020 

Archival Anecdotes: Hotel Mattson

History is an inextricable element of the work done at Transcript Publishing. We often find ourselves consulting our archives or the Eddy County...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    July 6, 2020

Quarantine Renewal: Hanson's Bar gets facelift in and out

It seems fair to say that many of us haven't "gotten out much" over the past months. But while the majority of folks hunkered down inside, New...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    July 6, 2020

New Rockford hosts Norsemen MC's 10th Annual Bikers Against Diabetes Ride

On June 27, New Rockford played host to the 10th Annual Norsemen Ride. Close to 200 individuals registered for the event, which directly supports...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    July 6, 2020

Munson joins Eddy County Extension

Eddy County Extension welcomes Tiffany Munson as the new administrative assistant. The position opened this spring after former administrative...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    Features    July 6, 2020

Archival Anecdotes: New Rockford on parade

With all the parades that have been held locally in the past months, it seems only appropriate to take a moment to feature a historic parade. Recent...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    June 29, 2020

Twelve years in the making: Louters defends dissertation, earns doctoral degree

For the entirety of her tenure as NR-S Superintendent, Jill Louters has been working diligently to complete her doctorate degree in education. She...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    June 29, 2020

Behavioral health, addiction services available from Empowered Therapy

Empowered Therapy, a private practice based in Watford City, N.D., is spreading its wings and taking flight. Just 8 months after opening its doors,...

 

Archival Anecdotes: The Proper Summer Wear

The above ad, which was published in the "New Rockford Transcript," was found in the archives of the Eddy County Museum. Not only does it feature...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    June 22, 2020

Veterinarian publishes novel

Dr. Sarah Davis spends a lot of time reading, whether it be paperback, Kindle or audiobooks. "I love to immerse myself in fantasy and fiction," she...

 

Classic Car Show

Ron Lende invited area car enthusiasts from the Lake Region Classic Cruisers Car Club to his Cities Service Station in downtown New Rockford. The...

 

DPRCA Presents Songs on Central

The Dakota Prairie Regional Center for the Arts may be experiencing a brief intermission in terms of their now-canceled summer show. However, that...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    June 22, 2020

Schaefer, Benson elected to NR-S school board

On Monday, June 15, the NR-S school board met to close out the 2019-20 school year, which fiscally ends June 30. Canvassing the election results was the first order of business. Mike Schafer ran for...

 

Archival Anecdotes: The Swimming Hole

Swimming has long been an enjoyable activity during the summer months, but did you know that the swimming pool didn't enter mainstream America until...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    June 15, 2020

Lutheran Home now open for outdoor visitation, community parade planned

There is so much to celebrate at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd (LHGS), and there is no time like the present. Governor Burgum and the North Dakota Long Term Care Association have named...

 

Archival Anecdotes: The Coffee Crew

Every small town cafe seems to have a group of coffee drinkers who enjoy sitting down each morning and sharing the latest. Even at the Rockford Cafe,...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    Features    June 8, 2020

Archival Anecdotes: Hamburger King Cafe

This week's feature for Archival Anecdotes might make you drool, especially considering new data just compiled by a food and cooking website known as...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    June 1, 2020

Presnell is youngest worker to be named Employee of the Month

Andrew Presnell is the kind of young man who knows how to look forward to something. For years, he looked forward to the day he could get his first...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    June 1, 2020

Ongoing drainage issue plagues Lake Washington township road, limiting access to farms & homes

The Eddy County Commission gathered in a special meeting on Tuesday, May 26 to hear concerns voiced by Lake Washington Township residents regarding...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    Features    June 1, 2020

Archival Anecdotes: The Ballot Box

In 1892, North Dakota participated in its very first presidential election. It was a big year in terms of elections. Six states had joined the union,...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    May 25, 2020

Lende brings fair to town

You may or may not know Ron Lende, but chances are you have noticed him set up outside of the old City Services building. Or perhaps you have smelled...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    May 25, 2020

Tradition with a twist: June 21 graduation ceremony in NR-S Gym altered to meet social distancing guidelines

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly made a lasting impression on the Class of 2020. After months of detoured classes, canceled sports and postponed events, the NR-S seniors are finally stepping into...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    May 25, 2020

Eddy County Museum will not open this season

The Eddy County Historical Society board of directors met this past week to hash out plans for the 2020 season. The short story is that the museum...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    Features    May 25, 2020

Archival Anecdotes: May 25, 2020

Milkshakes are indeed an invention of American industrialization. They first came into existence in the early 1900s and consisted of a hand-shaken...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    May 18, 2020

School board pledges $50,000 to second gym

The NR-S school board entertained a request to commit $50,000 to the second gym project during their meeting on Tuesday, May 11. The request comes after an increase in activities on the second gym...

 

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