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 By Amy Wobbema    News    February 8, 2021

City Commission rejects engineering proposal for airport, mulls over draft fireworks ordinance

The airport will likely see some action this summer, but it doesn’t involve construction of a new hangar. The NRABC requested permission from the City Commission Monday to use the airport for drag...

 

CASNR to participate in Giving Hearts Day

Now in their third year participating in Giving Hearts Day, Community Ambulance Service of New Rockford (CASNR) has set an ambitious goal to raise $30,000 during the event, 50% more than they raised e...

 

NRABC launches Wonder Lanes survey

The New Rockford Area Betterment Corporation is currently in the research phase of the Wonder Lanes Bowling Alley update project. In early January, there was a site visit from two industry representatives to assess the current facility and provide...

 

100 Days Down...

Tuesday, Feb. 2 marked the 100th day of the school year at NR-S. As the tradition goes, many elementary students (and some staff) dressed as though they were 100 years old to commemorate the...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    February 8, 2021

Search for an assistant takes toll on State's Attorney

State's Attorney Ashley Lies came before the Eddy County Commission Tuesday morning with a recap of her second year on the job. She noted that for the second year in a row, her office has prosecuted m...

 

New Rockford, Sheyenne among communities to receive Main Street Initiative Vibrancy Grant

The Department of Commerce recently awarded $16,500 in Main Street Initiative Vibrancy Grant dollars to 12 North Dakota Communities, including New Rockford, Sheyenne, and Carrington. The Main Street Initiative Vibrancy Grant Program seeks to assist...

 

BCBSND Caring Foundation expands grant funding for North Dakota communities

The BCBSND Caring Foundation will provide a limited number of one-year grants annually of up to $50,000 to North Dakota communities and organizations undertaking efforts to support health- and community-based wellness and prevention. With the...

 

Omoth gets promotion at Bank Forward

Bank Forward is pleased to announce the promotion of Karen Omoth to Personal Banking Officer II. Karen joined the Bank Forward team in 2001. In her new role as Personal Banking Officer II, Karen...

 

Scam Alert From AARP North Dakota: IRS Imposter Scam

Scammers impersonating Internal Revenue Service agents continue to con people out of their money. In a recent three-year period, the Treasury Department received reports of more than 1.6 million calls from IRS impersonators, with more than 8,600 vict...

 

North Dakota Barley Council election in Eddy County

Barley growers in Eddy County are being urged to participate in the election of a county representative for the North Dakota Barley Council. All barley growers have a definite interest in the membership of the Council are encouraged to participate...

 

N.D. House Update: Feb. 8, 2021

Although the total number of bills is down slightly this session the workload for the members of the 67th Legislative Assembly seems just as heavy as before. The House had 45 fewer bills this session and Senate has 15 fewer. There are also a few...

 

Legislative Report: Feb. 8, 2021

This week Senate Appropriations heard several bills and held subcommittee hearings into agency budgets. MONDAY: Appropriations heard the budget for the Commerce Commission. We heard not only the Commission’s programs, budget, and requests, we also...

 

Wiedrich, Brown accepted into 2021 ND All-State Choir

Kayden Wiedrich and Hallie Brown, students at New Rockford-Sheyenne high school were recently accepted into the 2021 North Dakota All-State Choir. Wiedrich has been accepted all four years of her high school career, so she will also received a four...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    February 8, 2021

Oberon Oracles: February 8, 2021

Lezlee Thorson visited Lester Roberts on Sunday. Doris Griffin has a goose anticipating spring. She is laying eggs which is not a usual event this early. Melodie Madson was a Sunday afternoon coffee guest at Dave and Linda Madson’s home. Dave...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    February 8, 2021

Sheyenne News: February 8, 2021

Last Thursday, Patti Clifton and Jan Loe were in Jamestown where Patti kept an appointment at the Sanford Clinic and also one at the Jamestown Regional Medical Center. Jan took care of some recycling while they were there. They also enjoyed...

 

Big tech's playing Monopoly. It's going to lose.

Over the years, I've written many columns concerning the war on Internet freedom. My usual targets are the politicians and government agencies who serve as shock troops for the Dark Side across fronts ranging from encryption to sex worker advertiseme... Full story

 

Are you and your middle name on speaking terms?

There’s no middle ground with middle names. You either love them or hate them. Or, if you’re a politician, you treat them however the latest opinion poll indicates. (“It’s way past time this...

 

Get your mind off politics

As some people age, they begin to lose a certain degree of excitement about simple life experiences like snow days, finding a penny in a parking lot or putting on a pair of fresh underwear still warm...

 

Letter to the Editor: No Immunity for Nursing Homes

AARP North Dakota strongly opposes a bill in the North Dakota Legislature that grants nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other long-term care (LTC) facilities immunity related to COVID-19. House Bill 1175 strips away the rights of...

 

Sermonette: February 8, 2021

How have you experienced fear? What paralyzes you? What keeps you up at night? Psychology would tell us that fear is a natural defense mechanism, and can keep us from danger. We all have experiences where our fear kept us safe, avoided a dangerous...

 
 By Seth Greiner    News    February 8, 2021

Trail Riders 4-H Club held first in person meeting

On Sunday, January 17, the Trail Riders 4-H Club had their first in person meeting. The meeting was held at the New Rockford Evangelical Free Church at 4 p.m. There were seven people at the meeting and one online. In the meeting we talked about the...

 

History of New Rockford: February 8, 2021

On Nov. 2, 1903, George Treffry was in town. C.H. Ruland came in on business from Tiffany. Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Evans came in to shop. Charles O’Connell came over from Lakota to visit his parents....

 

We the People: Trial for a former president?

Does the U.S. Senate have the authority to hold an impeachment trial for former President Donald Trump? Good-faith arguments have been advanced by both sides in this growing debate, which invites close scrutiny of the scope of the Senate’s power...

 

Archival Anecdotes: Don't forget your coat!

Rumor has it that by the time this newspaper reaches its readers, most of North Dakota will be in the midst of a cold snap. If that happens, we might be forced to actually put on a coat and find...

 

Savvy Senior: How to Choose a Medical Alert System

Dear Savvy Senior, I am interested in getting my mom, who lives alone, a medical alert system with a wearable pendant button that will let her call for help if she falls or has a medical emergency....

 

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