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 By Rachel Brazil    News    February 3, 2020

In grief, there's new HOPE

Pregnancy loss remains one of the most avoided topics in our daily conversations, even though national estimates suggest that one in four pregnancies end in loss. Lily’s Hope Ministry is a new organ...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    February 3, 2020

Alma Ahumada apprehended on Tuesday, after fleeing to West Fargo

A former New Rockford resident and his suspected accomplice wanted for murder are both behind bars after authorities learned they were staying the Bison Lodge. Sheriff Paul Lies informed the Eddy...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    February 3, 2020

This Giving Hearts Day, support the work of those who have the heart to help in an emergency

Every day in America, 1,000 people suffer from cardiac arrest, and 90% of them do not survive. Thanks to the work of the Community Ambulance Service of New Rockford, the outcome could be different...

 

Eddy County's Sheriff's Report for January

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Mikellene Applebee of Oberon. She faces a possession of drug paraphernalia charge after a traffic stop on Dec. 13. Authorities allege she possessed a pizzle pipe made out of a light bulb, which is used to...

 

Census workshop set for Mon. in Bismarck

 The North Dakota Census 2020 Task Force will be hosting the North Dakota “We’re Counting on You” Census 2020 Workshop on Feb. 3 at Bismarck State College’s Energy Center of Excellence. The event will provide training for the upcoming...

 

District 23 Democratic – NPL to hold convention in Aneta

District 23 Democratic NPL will hold their district convention at the Aneta Community Building on February 9 at 2 p.m. During the 2020 district convention, delegates will elect a new vice chair, hear legislative update from Senate Caucus Leader Joan...

 

Cankdeska Cikana Community College awarded grant for agricultural initiatives

Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) has been awarded a competitive Native American Agriculture Fund grant to begin in January 2020. The grant, which is awarded for two years, will fund two...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    February 3, 2020

Plethora of planning resources for potential producers of local foods

Last week, we reported the results of a local food feasibility study produced by the Northern Plains Resource & Development Council. This week, we offer a plethora of learning opportunities that you might want to dig into. Attend a conference with No...

 

Widmer named to Dean's List at Dickinson State

Elizabeth Widmer of New Rockford has been named to Dickinson State University's Dean's List for the 2019 fall semester. At the end of each regular semester, the University recognizes those students named to the Dean's List. Eligible students must be...

 

Oberon Oracles: Feb. 3, 2020

John, Donna and Lacey Grann cheered on the New Rockford-Sheyenne boys basketball team three days in the past week-two games in New Rockford and one in Thompson. Donna and Lacey competed in a Jackpot Barrel Race in Dickinson Sunday. Kevin Thompson of...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: Feb. 3, 2020

Charlotte Koepplin and Candy Jensen drove to Harvey Tuesday where they had medical appointments. They enjoyed lunch out before returning to New Rockford. Then, Wednesday morning Charlotte accompanied Janet Laube to Harvey where Janet had a medical...

 

Talk of the Town: Feb. 3, 2020

New Rockford and area folks extend sympathy to the family of Martin Lucht. Tuesday, Amanda Bickett stopped in at the Ken and Marvis Holte home and they went out for coffee, tea and treats. Friday evening many family and friends attended the family pr...

 

Sheyenne News: Feb. 3, 2020

Last Tuesday, Jan Loe kept an appointment in Devils Lake. Later, she and May Fleisher enjoyed a visit over brunch. An impromptu gathering was held at the Sheyenne Senior Center when about 20 community members had a potluck lunch. Lots of visiting,...

 

The two baseball players who paved the way for integration

For most baseball fans, the season ends when the World Series final putout is made. But in 1946, the lucky residents of Pittsburgh, Youngstown, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Kansas City, Des Moines, Denver,...

 

Clarity's cost: the $5 million comma

Clarity is in short supply across America, but no longer at dairy farms in Maine. In 2014, you see, drivers for a dairy company in Portland, Maine sued their employer for overtime pay because a state law pertaining to overtime-pay exemptions failed...

 

Impeachment trial is a civics lesson, not must-watch tv

More than once, readers have written in, or people have stopped me, to complain about their fellow Americans’ ignorance of the basic functions of government. Incandescent with anger, they’ll complain that, while their neighbors don’t know the...

 

Obituary: Martin Lucht

Martin "Marty" Henry Lucht, 88, of New Rockford, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at CHI St. Alexius Health, Carrington, N.D. The funeral was at First Lutheran Church in New Rockford. Rev. Doug Nemitz offi...

 

Obituary: Vickie Freih

Vickie R Freih, 69 of New Rockford, N.D., passed away peacefully at Villa Maria Nursing Home in Fargo, N.D. while surrounded by her family and Sanford Hospice. Vickie was born May 4, 1950 in...

 

Sermonette: Message or Messenger

I don't know how it all started, but someplace along the line the people on Madison Avenue in New York City decided that it would make an easier sell to have somebody important touting their products. Madison Avenue in New York is to advertising...

 

Otter Tail Power awards grant to Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd

Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd received grant funds from Otter Tail Power Company Foundation in the amount of $3,000. These funds will be used to replace four aging vital machines, which allow...

 

Archival Anecdotes: The early days of entertainment

I can’t be certain as to how, when, or from whom these 8 millimeter film reels made it into the possession of the Eddy County Museum, but I do know these two are gems. That’s the thing about...

 

Savvy Senior: How to Choose the Right Hospital for You

Dear Savvy Senior, I need to get a hip replacement, and want to find a good, safe hospital to have it done in. What resources can you recommend for evaluating hospitals? I don’t currently have a doc...

 

Eyes that see the good in things: Feb. 3, 2020

 Many hearts are hurting this week after hearing about the deaths of the nine people killed in the helicopter crash that included basketball superstar Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. My heart...

 

History of New Rockford: Feb. 3, 2020

On Jan. 1, 1903, hardware merchant H. Arveskaug went to Leeds for New Year’s and to spend a couple days with friends. The January 2, 1903. “Transcript” was Vol. XXI No. 18. C.J. Maddux was the publisher; A.C. Olsen was the editor and manager....

 

Lady Rockets defeat Benson County

This game was quite close from start to finish as New Rockford-Sheyenne defeated Benson County by a final score of 52-49 in District 7 Girls Basketball action, played at Maddock, on Friday, Jan. 24. It was a hard-fought game all the way. The...

 

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