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 By Nathan Price    News    February 7, 2022

Roscoe student teaching at Carrington Elementary

It's not always obvious when a local high-school graduate is flourishing in their higher education, but New Rockford native Lauren Roscoe's success is crystal clear. After graduating from New...

 

Jensen signs with UJ Football

On Jan. 27, New Rockford-Sheyenne senior Kaden Jensen was invited to tour the University of Jamestown and meet with the head coach of the football team, Brian Mistro. After touring the university and...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    February 7, 2022

Firefighters respond to engine fire

Early Monday morning, Jan. 31, the New Rockford Fire Department was dispatched to the 8th Street South railroad crossing to intercept a BNSF train locomotive that had caught fire. According to a...

 

Local food processing companies receive funds from USDA

Acting State Director for USDA Rural Development North Dakota Mark Wax announced on Feb. 2 that the Department is investing $15 million to help a diverse rural America keep resources and wealth right at home through job training, business expansion...

 

Youth compete in free-throw contest

Five girls and six boys from New Rockford, between ages nine to 14, were named local champions of the 2022 New Rockford Knights of Columbus Free-Throw Championship. Knights of Columbus Local Council...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    February 7, 2022

Juniors sweep inaugural Poetry Out Loud

Students at New Rockford-Sheyenne High School tried something new this year. Poetry Out Loud is a national arts education program that encourages the study of great poetry by offering free...

 

NDSU launches new Dual Credit program

NDSU has launched a new Dual Credit program. High school students nationwide are now able to take dual-credit classes online, earning college credit while fulfilling their high school requirements. The 2022-2023 NDSU Dual Credit Catalog includes 15...

 

Eddy County Extension offering farm succession planning workshops

Recognizing the educational needs of farming and ranching families, NDSU Extension will offer Design Your Succession Plan (DYSP) workshops March 1, 2, and 10, 2022, starting at 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m....

 
 By Nathan Price    News    February 7, 2022

701 Rundown: Feb. 7, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. School closes for two days amid pandemic highs Divide County School Superintendent Sherlock...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    February 7, 2022

Oberon Oracles: Feb. 7, 2022

Tom Schmid spent from Wednesday to Sunday visiting his parents, Howard and Helen Schmid, in Mesa, Ariz. Dan Hermanson visited his sister, Pam Schmid, on Saturday. Dave Kenner visited Todd Buehler last week. Nadley Buehler joined Sherry Boehmer for...

 

Talk of the Town: Feb. 7, 2022

Jan. 24, 2022 Calvin Packard was at his mom Shirley Packard’s on Wednesday to read mail to her. Nephew Todd Harrison was at Shirley’s several times this past week to clear snow. Mary Gehrtz was there Friday to clean. For fun, Eloise Lucht solved...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: Feb. 7, 2022

Jan. 24, 2022 Tuesday, Todd Koepplin, Janelle Koepplin and Charlotte Koepplin were in Bismarck on medical business. On the return trip, they traveled I-94 and ran into terrible ground drifting and whiteout conditions. Making it to Jamestown safely,...

 

Obituary: Janice Ridge

Janice Ridge New Rockford, N.D. Janice Ridge, 85, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022, at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, N.D. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, Ja... Full story

 

Obituary: Elroy Ellingson

Elroy Ellingson Glenfield, N.D. Elroy M. Ellingson, 89, of Glenfield, N.D., died on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022, at CHI St. Alexius Hospital, Carrington, N.D. Funeral service was held on Wednesday, Feb.... Full story

 

We the People: Justice Holmes' changing conceptions of free speech

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes’ opinion for the Supreme Court in Schenck v. United States (1919) shocked his libertarian friends and colleagues, who had always believed that he was a champion of free speech. His narrow conception of the Clear and...

 

Thin mints should be our next government ban

The federal government should ban them. Girl Scout cookie season is upon us, my friends - the most agonizing of all the seasons. Dieters with ever-worsening health like me, who need to lose weight,...

 

Mr. President, just say 'Neyt'

The good news is I’m feeling a lot better than I did on Sunday. The bad news is, that despite being vaxxed a year ago and boosted about ten days ago, I’ve come down with COVID. I, my wife Colleen...

 

Obituary: Donald Nutz

Donald Nutz Carrington, N.D. Donald Dean Nutz, 80, of Carrington N.D., formally Fessenden N.D., passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, January 30, 2022 at his home under the care... Full story

 

Obituary: Earl Straley

Earl Straley Savage, Minn. Earl "Duane" Straley, known best as Duane, passed away with his wife Patricia at his bedside, early Sunday morning on November 14, 2021, at the age of 90. Duane is survived... Full story

 

Sermonette: The Holy Spirit gathers in grace

The Holy Spirit, in the work of creating life, gathers us into the community that is the church. This new life comes to us through the gifts of God’s word and through baptism and holy communion. These three can be termed as “means of grace”....

 

Tree Talk: Nature's winter palette

It's been a long winter. We've had our fair share of cold, snow, and even unseasonable rain, turning roads and streets into treacherous icy sheets. Look outside and your eyes are met with a sea of...

 

History of New Rockford: Feb. 7, 2022

On Oct. 10 and 11, 1904, Bessie Phillips was in from eastern Eddy County to shop and visit. On Oct. 11, Frank Parker was in from the Tiffany Flats for supplies. George Curtis was in on business from...

 

Savvy Senior: Approaching 65? Here's what to know about enrolling in Medicare

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you give me a brief rundown of Medicare’s enrollment choices along with when and how to sign-up? Approaching 65 Dear Approaching, The rules and timetables for Medicare...

 

Stellar Sophomore

On Friday Jan. 28, the Rockets hosted yet another District 7 competitor: the Warwick Lady Warriors. The Rockets defeated the Lady Warriors 64-27, giving the Rockets their first District 7 win of the...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    February 7, 2022

Cardinals place fifth at East-West; Duchscherer takes second

The traditional final event of the Class B regular season on the mats transpired once again in New Salem with the East-West Tournament Saturday, Jan. 29. And for the Carrington Cardinals, it represented one more chance for the team to improve their p...

 

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