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 By Nathan Price    News    January 24, 2022

Bowling alley to open lick-ity split

After being closed for nearly two years, the sounds of laughter, rumbling bowling balls and toppling pins may soon return to the Wonder Lanes bowling alley. Wonder Lanes' new proprietor, Andrew...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 24, 2022

2022 Election: Filing date for local races is April 11

Eddy County is scheduled to have seven positions up for election this year, and the deadline for submitting petitions is fast approaching. On Tuesday, June 14, residents will be asked to vote on the...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    January 24, 2022

COVID-19: Supreme Court splits on vaccine mandate decisions

Free at-home tests and N95 masks are on their way to Americans this week. That’s after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down one COVID-19 vaccine mandate and upheld another. On Thursday, Jan. 13, the...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 24, 2022

Conversing about critters at CREC

Last week, farmers and ranchers from across the country attended a two-day-long feedlot school hosted by the NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center (CREC). The CREC has been hosting the annual...

 

NR-S students get immersed in agriculture

Kevin O'Dell and Zach Gilbertson, members of the Integrated Solutions team at Leading Edge Equipment, talked to New Rockford-Sheyenne students last week about job opportunities at the dealership,...

 

Reality Check event coming to area counties

Area high school juniors and seniors will soon be given the opportunity to see what life may be like as an adult when they are assigned a career, a salary, and a corresponding bank account in a reality-based event set for Feb. 9 in Tolna. Farmers Sta...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    January 24, 2022

Sheyenne News: Jan. 24, 2022

Last Tuesday evening, Sheyenne's Economic Development group met at the Sheyenne Senior Center. Guest speakers were Amanda Hegland, Executive Director of the New Rockford Area Betterment Corporation; Sandy Shively, Executive Director of North Central...

 
 By Julie Shrock    News    January 24, 2022

Resources for Veterans: Jan. 24, 2022

According to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) data, many veterans are unaware of VA’s disability benefits. VA disability compensation is a monthly, tax-free payment designed to compensate veterans for an injury or illness incurred, or made worse...

 

"Ways we use energy" contest for fifth graders

North Dakota is rich in fossil fuels—coal, oil and natural gas. Hundreds of items we use every day are made from them. Fifth grade students anywhere in North Dakota are encouraged to research these energy sources and find out what some of the many...

 

Cookbook donations at Miller's benefit local first responders

YEA to all the cooks, bakers and yummy snack makers, and to those who collect recipe books and gift recipe books! Thanks to their generous monetary donations for the 2021 Taste of the Season Recipe...

 

N.D. Rent Help program and local agencies team up to address homelessness

BISMARCK, N.D. – Together, the North Dakota Department of Human Services and its state and local partners made measurable progress in addressing and preventing homelessness and promoting housing stability in 2021 – the second year of the...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 24, 2022

701 Rundown: Jan. 24, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Well pad explodes, shakes nearby Grenora Folks living in the Grenora, N.D. area got an...

 

Northern Plains among electric cooperatives recognized for 2021 safety achievements

MANDAN, N.D.­­ — The North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives (NDAREC) is proud to recognize three individuals, 10 North Dakota electric cooperatives and one contractor for safety achievements in 2021. Safety is a top priority in...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    January 24, 2022

Oberon Oracles: Jan. 24, 2022

Nadley Buehler visited Brooks and Brittin Buehler last Friday. Dave Kenner visited Todd Buehler last week. Randy and Charlotte Simon traveled to Grand Forks on Monday. Granddaughter Elin Thompson performed with her cheer team for half-time at a...

 

Pleasant Prairie: Jan. 24, 2022

Jan. 10, 2022 The family of Martin Koepplin gathered with many friends, neighbors and acquaintances Tuesday evening, despite the nasty weather, for a prayer service in memory of Martin. They met Wednesday morning at First Lutheran Church for the...

 

Talk of the Town: Jan. 24, 2022

Jan. 10, 2022 Calvin Packard was at mom Shirley’s on Tuesday and Thursday helping with some reading. Todd Harrison was at Shirley’s on Wednesday and Sunday pushing snow. Saturday stopper at the Ken and Marvis Holte home was daughter Amanda...

 

Clinton v. Jones, presidential immunity and Donald Trump

Great questions of constitutional law — how can the president be held accountable, whether the president is amenable to the judicial process, and the question of whether the president of the United States may be sued for civil damages — generate...

 

A lifetime case of the girl crazies

I was recently invited to speak at a local women's organization meeting in my hometown. Apparently, I was pretty much their last option, right behind the auto-warranty telemarketer and the tax auditor...

 

Obituary: Gene Woolley

Gene Woolley Oberon, N.D. Gene Allen Woolley, 87, of Oberon, N.D., passed away on Jan. 10, 2022 at the family farmstead near Oberon. Cremation has occurred. A service is planned for spring. Gene was b... Full story

 

Obituary: Margaret Frappier

Margaret Frappier McHenry, N.D. Margaret "Marge" Frappier, 78, of McHenry, N.D., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, surrounded by her family in Solway, Minn. Funeral service was held... Full story

 

Obituary: Michael Reinke

Michael Reinke Cando, N.D. Michael Arthur Reinke, 67, passed away peacefully on Jan. 11, 2022, at the Aneta Parkview Health Center, Aneta, N.D. He had been a resident there since December 2020. No... Full story

 

Obituary: JoAnn Hollatz

JoAnn Hollatz Bloomington, Minn. JoAnn O. Hollatz, 87, most recently living in Bloomington, Minn., formerly of Carrington, N.D., died on Jan. 13, 2022. Funeral service was held Friday, Jan. 21, 2022... Full story

 

Obituary: Lester Larson

Lester Larson Carrington, N.D. Lester Darwin Larson, 87, of Carrington, N.D., formerly of McHenry, N.D., passed away peacefully on Jan. 11, 2022 at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New... Full story

 

Sermonette: Jan. 24, 2022

On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about. For John baptized with water, but in a few days you will be baptized...

 

Tree Talk: An apple a day

Breakfast is often stated as the most important meal of the day. On a cold morning, a warm bowl of creamy oatmeal flavored with cooked apple and brown sugar really hits the spot! That is, if you are...

 

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