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Articles from the January 17, 2022 edition

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 By Nathan Price    News    January 17, 2022

Eddy County Housing Authority under new management

After months of searching for a successor to Kathy Steinbach, who had been director of the Eddy County Housing Authority (ECHA) since June 2018, the county’s housing authority is finally under new...

 

Koepplins honored at Harvest Bowl

The success, dedication and hard work of outstanding agriculturists in 53 counties in North Dakota and 10 counties in Minnesota were honored during the 47th annual Harvest Bowl program at North...

 

Back on the Ice Ice Baby

After several days of extreme cold and severe winter weather shut down the warming house, locals finally got an opportunity to spend time at the ice rink this past week....

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 17, 2022

Meeting in the middle: NR-S agrees to mediation with East Central

With the January 1 deadline for withdrawal having come and gone, the New Rockford-Sheyenne school district will retain the services of the East Central Special Education Unit (East Central) for at lea...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 17, 2022

2021: The Year in Review

As fall gave way to heaps of snow and frigid temperatures in Eddy County, discussions centered around street improvements, special education, and much more. Below are some of the Transcript’s most...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    January 17, 2022

Karen's Place reopens

Oberon's only bar is back in business. Council members reconsidered the liquor license application at their January 10 meeting. "Because his application was 'pending,' he could have been open up...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    January 17, 2022

Sheriff warns residents of active scam

An elderly New Rockford resident received a suspicious check for over $8,000 in the mail last week, along with a letter claiming that she had won $750,000 in the North American Publisher’s...

 

Second quarter honor rolls at NR-S announced

New Rockford-Sheyenne High School Principal Avolt Baumbach recognized the following students for making the Honor Rolls for the second quarter of the 2021-22 school year. High School (HS) A Honor Roll 12th Grade: Maria Becker, Nicolas Berglund, Mya C...

 
 By Julie Shrock    News    January 17, 2022

Resources for Veterans: Jan. 17, 2022

Did you know... Veterans Administration (VA) provides burial and memorial services to Veterans at no charge to honor their service to the nation? Spouses and children may also receive these services. With new VA national, state, and tribal...

 

State health department revises protocols for COVID-19 case investigations

With the recent surge in COVID-19 cases occurring in North Dakota, the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has changed protocols for case investigations in the state. “The rapid emergence of the Omicron variant and rising cases have resulted...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 17, 2022

701 Rundown: Jan. 17, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Watford man charged with Gross Sexual Imposition Having been charged with Gross Sexual Impos...

 

FCCU offering scholarships to graduating high school seniors

For more than 20 years First Community Credit Union (FCCU) has provided college scholarships to its members. FCCU announces that they are now accepting scholarship applications for graduating high school seniors and will award approximately $48,000...

 

N.D. Dollars for Scholars accepting applications

North Dakota Dollars for Scholars is accepting scholarship applications from North Dakota high school seniors and current college students. Over $95,000 in scholarships will be awarded, ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 each, for the 2022-23 academic...

 

Scholarships available to future energy leaders

The North Dakota Petroleum Foundation (NDPF) is now accepting applications for its Al Golden Scholarship program for the 2022-2023 school year. The NDPF will award a $2,000 scholarship to 10 students pursuing degrees or training in an energy-related...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    January 17, 2022

Oberon Oracles: Jan. 17, 2022

Lester Roberts attended the Lake Region Roundup Tuesday and Wednesday. Chad Getscher visited Lester on Thursday. Lester’s Friday visitor was Lezlee Thorson. She helped him put away Christmas decorations and now has him ready for Valentines Day....

 

We've got our eyes on you, 2022!

Hello, 2022. We hope you're not expecting to get the honeymoon treatment that most New Years have gotten throughout history. You see, 2022, most of us are very cranky here in the U.S.A. and we have...

 

Delayed newspaper issues are beyond our control

“Am I going to get my paper on time this week?” a lady called and asked Friday. “Well, they’re not here yet,” Allen answered. “Where’s my newspaper? I haven’t gotten a newspaper on...

 

McCulloch v. Maryland: Why we have implied powers

By virtually every measurement, McCulloch v. Maryland (1819) ranks as Chief Justice John Marshall’s greatest opinion, and, in the view of many legal scholars, the most important decision ever rendered by the Supreme Court. McCulloch is a landmark...

 

Obituary: Melissa Gillett

Melissa Gillett Tolna, N.D. Melissa A. Gillett, age 54, resident of rural Tolna, N.D., passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022 in rural Tolna. The Memorial Service was held at American Lutheran Church o...

 

Obituary: Terry Braathen

Terry Braathen Tolna, N.D. Terry Braathen, age 81, of Tolna, N.D., died Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at the NCHS Hospital in McVille, N.D. Terrance "Terry" Braathen was born August 4, 1940, in Devils...

 

Obituary: Eileen Schatz

Eileen Schatz Fargo, N.D. Eileen Schatz, 79, of Fargo N.D., died Monday Jan. 3, 2022, at home under the care of Fraser, and Hospice of the Red River Valley. Mass of Christian burial was held Saturday,...

 

Sermonette: Jan. 17, 2022

John 2:1-5 - On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. When the wine gave out, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine....

 

Tree Talk: Backyard feathered friends

Birdwatching has grown to be one of the most popular hobbies in the U.S. North Dakota is noted as a birdwatcher's paradise, with wide-open spaces, featuring habitats that range from grasslands to...

 

History of New Rockford: Jan. 17, 2022

At 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 18, 1904, Phillips Academy principal L.J. Aldrich preached at the Smith schoolhouse in the Sheldon district on “Success in Life.” At 7 p.m., the Epworth League held...

 

Dakota Recreation Report: Jan. 17, 2022

Outdoor notes: *Ice is never completely safe. Avoid areas with vegetation, moving water, pressure ridges, and springs. Check conditions as you go along on the ice and don’t move around at night....

 

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