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Articles from the January 21, 2019 edition

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Kudos to our college kids

Every year dozens of area students graduate high school. After regular recognition on these pages during their high school years, many of them are rarely mentioned in the local news once they move into college and career life. True, the...

 

House Legislative Report for Jan. 21, 2019

As we move into the second week of the 66th Legislative Session, we are starting to see more bills on the House Floor as committees have completed their work on some of the smaller ones. Besides hearing bills, the committees we serve on are having ov...

 
 By Kristi Frahm    News    January 21, 2019

Where Are They Now? McKnight shows athletic and academic prowess at VCSU

Although not quite two years out of high school, Joshua McKnight is making an impressionable mark for himself at Valley City State University (VCSU). On and off the football field, Josh, as he is...

 

Senate Legislative Report for Jan. 21, 2019

The 66th Legislative Session is moving forward with a few tweaks that have made the first few days interesting. We gaveled in for our first day's roll call on Jan. 3 at noon to hear the Governor's State of the State Address. Prior to that, in the...

 

College: Hartl to star in NDSU Opera's "Patience"

“Patience” is a pointed satire of the Aesthetic Movement, which flourished in mid-19th century England and United States. “Art for Art’s Sake” was its followers’ motto. More than 135 years since its premiere, audiences will still relate...

 

Democratic-NPL lawmakers develop plan for Legacy Fund earnings

Bills would boost human services, education and workforce development Senator Joan Heckaman (D-23) and Representative Josh Boschee (D-44) introduced legislation today that would utilize earnings from the Legacy Fund to fund key priorities in the...

 

Oberon Oracles - Jan. 21, 2019

John and Donna Grann returned from Houston, Texas on Monday. Lacey Grann went back to Fargo on Monday to start her final semester in Civil Engineering at NDSU. Tom and Pam Schmid went to Hampden to see Pam’s dad, Bud Hermanson on Monday. Jakob...

 

County: Interviews underway for Road Superintendent position

Commissioners also seek advice from new state’s attorney on former Mill Pump and Cheers property issues Eddy County Commissioners were pleased with the number of applications they received for the E...

 

Pleasant Prairie News - Jan. 21, 2019

Eric and Lisa Longnecker and family are happy to be back from a trip of fun and relaxation in Mexico. Sunday visitors and supper guests at the Esther Indergaard home were Andy and Ruth Braaten and Nelly and Jimmy Indengaard. David and Karen Anderson...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    News    January 21, 2019

Midkota unveils new addition

Open house set for Tuesday during home girls basketball game A few cosmetic touches are still to be applied, but the brand-new addition to Midkota High School in Glenfield has, at long last, opened...

 

Sheyenne News - Jan. 21-2019

Last Wednesday, Patti Clifton rode along to Carrington with Jan Loe where Jan kept an appointment. They had lunch and did some shopping before returning to Sheyenne. Barb Eversvik picked up Jan Loe on Thursday and they drove to Devils Lake where...

 

Talk of the Town - Jan. 21, 2019

Thursday visitor at the Shirley Packard home was Judy McKnight. Ken Holte enjoyed a phone chat with his oldest living cousin, Harold Holte, of Grand Forks recently. They had a good family catch-up. Allyssa Koepplin, mother to be, was the guest of...

 

Every king should have a moat

Back in the days of the Roundtable, the knights insisted that the king have a moat to be a respected member of the Council of Kings. Consequently, a tradition grew making moat ownership a...

 

It's up to us to realize Dr. King's dream

We're celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday and legacy this week. In these angry and divisive times, we all could benefit by reminding ourselves of his words' truth, civility and wisdom....

 

College: Top honors at VCSU

Lauren Roscoe graduated from NR-S in May of 2018. She has since completed her first semester at Valley City State University with presidential honors. This honor is extended to students who achieved...

 

Stop me before I demolish a credit card machine

I knew it wasn't just me! In recent weeks I've overheard multiple shoppers gripe about navigating the wildly dissimilar credit card setups at different establishments. Credit card machines have...

 

College: Making the list- Schools honor area students for Fall 2018

Students from various colleges and universities have been named to the president’s list or dean’s list for the 2018 fall academic semester. In order to be named to the dean’s list, a student must earn a 3.5 grade point average or higher and be...

 

Obituary: David Mehlhoff

David E. Mehlhoff, 75, passed away on Jan. 14, 2019, at his home in Bismarck, N.D. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2018 at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford. Rev. Doug Nemitz will off...

 

Local woman's legacy on display in North Dakota Heritage Center memorial kiosk

The late DeVon Allmaras, of New Rockford, is one of 6,000 North Dakotans to be memorialized in a statewide memorial project undertaken by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Allmaras passed away on June 5, 2018, after an ongoing battle...

 

Sermonette for Jan. 21, 2019

ALERT! Quarantine mode: separate toothbrushes, separate blankets, Lysol doorknobs and light switches every morning, noon and before bed. Gatorade...check, BRAT diet...check. Constant laundry. “Don’t go near him! In fact, don’t even look at...

 

Living on Purpose: What if it is true?

Life is filled with thoughts and ideas. Many spend their time trying to keep busy because they do not want to think about what God expects from them. The strategy is to live in a state of distraction...

 

History of New Rockford- Jan. 21, 2019

The March 21, 1902, “Transcript” said during the recent storm the barn door on Jacob Valer’s farm was somehow left open and five young cattle wandered out into the driving snow. They were discov...

 

Savvy Senior: Could You Have Glaucoma?

Dear Savvy Senior, What are the warning signs for glaucoma? My 65-year-old brother lost some of his vision because of it but never had a clue anything was wrong. Could I be at risk too? Concerned...

 

Eyes that see the good in things: Jan. 21, 2019

I am a master procrastinator. It’s true. It goes all the way back to junior high, but I got better at it as I got older because I practiced a lot. If you’re also a procrastinator, you understand...

 
 By Jayme L. Job    News    January 21, 2019

Dakota Datebook: Carter Amnesty and Asteroid North Dakota

Carter Amnesty Jan. 22, 2019— The Fargo Forum reported that President Jimmy Carter issued an amnesty to Vietnam War draft evaders on this date in 1977. The amnesty came a day earlier, as one of President Carter’s first acts in office. The move...

 

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