Articles from the January 15, 2024 edition

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 By Nathan Price    News    January 15, 2024

Petition Audit approved by State Auditor

A petition audit that was circulating last summer, targeting the New Rockford-Sheyenne School District, has officially been approved by the North Dakota Auditor's Office. Petitioners were soliciting...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 15, 2024

2023: The Year in Review

Another year has come and gone, which means it’s time to look back on what was an eventful 2023 to say the least. Just here in Eddy County Shannon Brandt received his sentence, there was a plane...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 15, 2024

Judge rules on N.D. legislative map

After failing to do so on their own, the North Dakota Legislature has had the job of drawing a new legislative district completed for them. On Monday, Jan. 8, U.S. District Judge Peter Welte chose a...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 15, 2024

Schumacher offered county auditor position

At a special meeting of the Eddy County Commission on Tuesday, Jan. 9, a motion was carried to offer Becki Schumacher the position of Interim County Auditor. If Schumacher accepts, the move would put...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    January 15, 2024

DPRCA: There's a lot in store for 2024

The local arts scene is lit for 2024. Dakota Prairie Regional Center for the Arts (DPRCA) is gearing up for its 33rd season. With five shows and over 60 nights of entertainment on the schedule, this...

 

Car seat check-ups help children ride safer throughout the communities

In the Lake Region area, 132 children are riding safer following participation in car safety seat checkups in 2023. These checkups were sponsored by many community volunteers from Lake Region District Health Unit, Foster County Public Health,...

 

NDSU Extension, Carrington REC to host lambing workshop on January 20

New and experienced shepherds will have an opportunity to learn more about lambing at a clinic hosted by NDSU Extension on Jan. 20, at NDSU's Carrington Research Extension Center (CREC). “Lambing time is the culmination of your breeding program,...

 

Northern Plains Electric ORU approves charitable grants

At their December meeting, the Northern Plains Electric Operation Round Up board of directors approved grants totaling $10,200 to help support worthy causes. These charitable grants are made possible through the generosity of Northern Plains Electric...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 15, 2024

701 Rundown: Jan. 15, 2024

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Alexander school district bond referendum does not pass in special election The preliminary...

 

Talk of the Town: Jan. 15, 2024

Tuesday found Calvin Packard and mom Shirley around town taking care of business. Ken and Marvis Holte enjoyed coffee time Saturday at the Chieftain in Carrington. Wednesday, Ken and Marvis Holte were in Jamestown on medical business. New Rockford...

 

Pleasant Prairie: Jan. 15, 2024

Sunday visitors at the Margie Anderson home were Patti Larson and Sandra bringing yummy homemade white sugar cookies. Laura Hager, Jamison, Josslyn and Owen, Karen Anderson and Roger and Diane Langley stopped in with some treats. Friday, Jimmy...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    January 15, 2024

Sheyenne: Jan. 15, 2024

On Jan. 3, Joanna Larson and Michelle Gilley attended the NDSU Extension Round Up in Devils Lake. Joanna and Michelle got a chance to visit about ideas for the community garden and Prairie Dawn Orchard. Patti Larson and Sandra spent several days...

 

The urgency to become cyber-secure in 2024

Cyber attacks will be significantly worse in 2024 for anyone who uses a digital device. Yet few are aware of, or prepared for, the threats they face – or how their poor cybersecurity skills are...

 

Grateful for the glimmers of goodness

Is North Dakota better off today than it was a year ago?" That's the question asked by Craig Blumenshine, host of the PBS "Main Street" radio program, to a panel of journalists last week. "We have no...

 

Trump claims impeachment clause grants him immunity

Former President Donald Trump’s legal team has filed briefs with the D.C. Court of Appeals, which will hear oral argument in the federal insurrection case on Jan. 9, claiming to find presidential immunity from criminal prosecution in the...

 

Obituary: Eugene Gleason

Eugene Gleason Hamar, N.D. Eugene O. Gleason, age 83, resident of Hamar, N.D., died Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at the NCHS Care Center in McVille, N.D. Eugene Oliver Gleason was born August 25, 1940 to... Full story

 

Obituary: Julianne Bonner

Julianne Bonner Carrington, N.D. Julianne "Julie" Marie (Loorence) Bonner, age 80, died on December 29, 2023 at Golden Acres Manor in Carrington, N.D. A celebration of life service is planned for the... Full story

 

Sermonette: God doesn't owe us an explanation

Read the Book of Job. Seriously, if you haven’t read that book of the Bible yet, go read it. Leave my sermonette, read the book and come back. I won’t promise it’s easy or short, but I will promise that it’s got some great truths in it. You...

 

Living on Purpose: Calculating the cost of being close to God

We talked about taking a stand for Christ last week, but being a Christian is also a walk which in the light of scripture refers to conduct. Ephesians the second chapter mentions how we once walked wi...

 

Archival Anecdotes: The stories told

Many Americans have a story of an ancestor who once lived in a far away land and made a big decision to leave home for a new place. These stories can be inspiring and can even lead to a greater...

 

History of New Rockford: Jan. 15, 2024

On Aug. 11, 1906, Mrs. H.R. Campbell went to Minneapolis to order her fall stock of millinery; she would be assisted in her shop by Miss Vera Keime; she returned on Aug. 25. From Aug. 11 to 15, Miss...

 

Savvy Senior: Are you at risk of developing glaucoma?

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about the eye disease glaucoma? My older brother was recently diagnosed with it and lost some of his vision, but never had a clue anything was wrong. Could I...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    January 15, 2024

Cardinals impress in Casselton

On the strength of four placers, the Carrington boys wrestling team scored 103.5 points to take seventh overall at the Lettermen's Tournament in Casselton, held Friday and Saturday, Jan. 5-6. Corbin...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    January 15, 2024

Rockets fall in overtime to Cardinals

The Carrington Cardinals, slogging through six consecutive defeats to open their season, were aiming to put together their most complete effort over 32 minutes in hopes of getting into the winner's...

 

What a CLAW-tastrophe

On Friday, Jan. 5, the New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets hosted the District 4, Region 2 competitors – the Benson County Wildcats. Coming into this game, the Wildcats had an overall record of 5-4,...

 

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