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Articles from the March 7, 2022 edition

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 By Nathan Price    News    March 7, 2022

CVSO Shrock pursues funding for veterans

Julie Shrock has only been the Veterans Service Officer (VSO) for Eddy County since December 2021, but as she told county commissioners at their regular meeting on Tuesday, March 1, she’s already...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    March 7, 2022

Cooperative agreement inked by area law enforcement

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, top law enforcement officials from across eastern North Dakota met at the Spirit Lake Casino & Resort to sign a Special Law Enforcement Commission Deputation Agreement. The...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    March 7, 2022

Comedy on tap at DPRCA with "I'm Just Wild About Harry"

It's time to go way back to the turn of the century, the 20th century that is. Dakota Prairie Regional Center for the Arts (DPRCA) presents "I'm Just Wild About Harry," opening Friday, March 18 at...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    March 7, 2022

NR-S band to debut custom composed piece, "The Steam Powered Rocket"

The New Rockford-Sheyenne High School band is working on a brand new piece of music, "The Steam Powered Rocket," which launches in just eight days. Dr. Kyle Vanderburg, Assistant Professor of...

 

Dreams, Sunshine & Rainbows

Forever Dance hosted its Spring Show at Carrington High School Sunday, Feb. 27....

 

Simon, Reimche to move onto state free throw contest

Five student athletes from New Rockford-Sheyenne participated in the Region 6 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship held in Valley City, N.D. on February 27. All participants that shot free...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: March 7, 2022

Several times this week Jimmy Indergaard enjoyed supper at the Andy and Ruth Braaten home. Wednesday he enjoyed supper with his uncle Mervin Indergaard and Vicki Magill. Monday he enjoyed a phone call with his sister Sharon. Sharon called from her...

 
 By Oakley Brazil    News    March 7, 2022

4-H Shooting Sports Club discusses future activities

On February 23, the members of the 4-H Shooting Sports Club had a meeting. President Jackson Brazil called the meeting to order. The first matter of business was the secretary report given by Charlie...

 

NDTOA urges attendance at township annual meetings

The Board of Directors of ND Township Officers Association urge residents of townships in North Dakota to attend the Annual Meeting of the Township they reside in. The meeting this year will be held Tuesday, March 15. All township annual meetings...

 

Talk of the Town: March 7, 2022

New Rockford and area folks extend sympathy to the family of Marion Larson. Family and friends attended her funeral Friday at First Lutheran Church in New Rockford. Thursday Marvis Holte treated daughter Amanda Bickett and Holly Zieman to coffee and...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    March 7, 2022

Sheyenne News: March 7, 2022

Jeff and Denise Labrensz are back home after spending a week in Mesa, Ariz., at the Fountain of the Sun (gated community) with Denise's sister Debbie and her husband Kent. Wednesday evening, they attended a concert of a steel guitar player (87 years...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    March 7, 2022

Oberon Oracles: March 7, 2022

On Tuesday, 2-22-22, Charlotte Simon and a group of friends gathered at Harriman’s in Maddock to help Rachel Markestad celebrate her birthday. Charlotte traveled to Grand Forks and spent Thursday and Friday with Max and Elin Thompson while mom,...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    March 7, 2022

701 Rundown: March 7, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Soholt Bakery set to reopen March 7 with new owner Long before she signed on the dotted...

 
 By David Adler    Opinion    March 7, 2022

We the People: The Pentagon Papers case and the right to know

Thomas Jefferson once observed that fearless, independent newspapers were indispensable to the American experiment, and to "the people's right to know." Without an informed citizenry to scrutinize,...

 
 By Tom Purcell    Opinion    March 7, 2022

Ukraine's hero in chief

Their bravery inspires. As I sit safely in the cozy office in my home writing this column, the people of Ukraine are greeting Putin's massive military invasion with incredible defiance and courage. Th...

 

Obituary: Frances Smith

Frances Smith Woodlake, N.D. Frances D. Smith, 95 of Woodlake, N.D. passed away on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022 at the Carrington Medical Center. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Thursday, Feb. 17,...

 

Living on Purpose: A testimony about a miraculous healing

I want to share a praise report of God healing someone I know personally. We hear about sickness and disease and the endless cries of why, but rarely do we learn about miracles when God intervenes and touches a person with His creative and restoring...

 

Sermonette: March 7, 2022

This week begins the portion of the church calendar that separates Christianity from all other religions, Easter. As a prelude, a time for preparation, for nearly all Christian denominations to observe the season of Lent. The season of Lent lasts...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    March 7, 2022

Savvy Senior: Super cheap smartphone plans for scrimping seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you direct me to some really cheap wireless smartphone plans for seniors who don’t use much data? I use my smartphone primarily for texting and talking but need some data for...

 

History of New Rockford: March 7, 2022

On Nov. 4, 1904, a group of boys went swimming in the James River. Olof Barkland was down from the Sheyenne Valley on business and to visit. He had sold his farm to people from Illinois and was...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    March 7, 2022

Rockets end season with 1-point loss to Raiders

The New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets and the Dakota Prairie Knights kicked off the first round of the 2022 District 7 boys' basketball tournament on Friday, Feb. 25. With the Rockets recently taking an...

 

Districts 7 & 8 to combine to Super-Region 4

After recent discussion, District’s 7 and 8 have chosen to combine, and become Super-Region 4 for girl’ and boys’ basketball and volleyball. With Rolla and Rolette co-oping in the 2022-23 school year, that would leave District 8 with only five...

 

Dakota Recreation Report: March 7, 2022

Outdoor notes: *Check icehouses with the warm spell so it’s not iced in and can be removed before the March 15 deadline. *Ice is never completely safe. Avoid areas with vegetation, moving water,...

 

Our Outdoors

In the dreamsicle light of dusk on the backwater bay, I led a line of young anglers out onto the snow-covered water in hopes that a few willing crappies would fill the couple of hours between our...

 

The Peluso Report: Love What You Do

You definitely have to love what you do to be able to endure the pure punishment ice fishing can throw at you. Cold weather, heavy winds, and finicky fish are just part of the equation. Mix in some...

 

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