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Accepting the Unexpected

Last week a new term worked its way into the mainstream American vocabulary– social distancing. It was a term that took us by surprise as we anxiously awaited the upcoming events of the spring...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    March 23, 2020

Eddy County still at "moderate" risk for spring flooding

The National Weather Service issued a spring flood outlook for bodies of water in North Dakota on March 12, and Emergency Manager Jess Earle was all ears. She said that NWS reported that Eddy County i...

 

Families come together to celebrate cultural-based learning with PBS Kids series "Molly of Denali"

Elementary students at New Rockford-Sheyenne school gathered for a fun-filled evening of community learning on Friday, March 13. The event was held as a part of a Rural Family Engagement Grant NR-S...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    March 23, 2020

Committee given nod to solicit funds for second school gym

The New Rockford- Sheyenne Board of Education held a special meeting on Monday, March 16 to listen to a presentation given by Reed Weisenburger regarding potential plans for constructing (and financing) a new gymnasium. Weisenburger explained that...

 
 By Mindy Meier    News    March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Health: Tips to care for your mental health during uncertain times

I don’t know about you, but I’m finding myself very edgy these days, and the tears come easier than normal. Then I try to avoid my short temper by zoning out on my phone. It’s normal to feel out of sorts. It’s okay to be sad, angry, or fearfu...

 

COVID-19 Health: Sanitizing and disinfecting are not the same

With all the news about COVID-19, some people are questioning if the virus can be spread by food. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), no current scientific evidence supports the transmission of COVID-19 through food....

 

Circle Trail Riders hold annual meeting

The Circle Trail Riders, Inc. year ended Feb. 29, and the new year began March 1. Regular meeting nights are the first Mondays of each month. The first Monday of the new year is annual meeting time....

 

Pleasant Prairie: March 23, 2020

Last Saturday found Jimmy Indergaard a visitor at the Mervin Indergaard home. Sunday he was a supper guest at the Andy and Ruth Braaten’s home. Friday afternoon visitors and supper guests at the Charlotte Koepplin home were Janet Laube and Yip...

 

Oberon Oracles: March 23, 2020

Because the Memorial Home in Maddock is limiting visitors, the Woodcarvers will be meeting at the Community Center until further notice. Lester Roberts was in New Rockford on business Thursday. Sunday afternoon, Midge Quam visited Lester and Sunday...

 

Talk of the Town: March 23, 2020

Todd and Karen Koepplin, Ross and Allyssa Lewis and Kenna, Martin and Janelle Koepplin, Brian and Angie Hopfauf and family, and other family and friends attended the baptism of sweet little Evelyn Jo, infant daughter of Taylor and Amanda Koepplin...

 

Bowling News: March 23, 2020

Sunday Night Mixed Mar. 1, 2020 CenDak..........................42-22 Hanson’s Bar.................40-24 Farmers Union Oilers..34-30 Nodak Mutual Ins........34-30 Styles by Glenda...........32-32 Bye……………………......0-0 High...

 

Dakota Rec Report: March 23, 2020

Outdoor notes:  *Ice is never completely safe. Avoid areas with vegetation, moving water, pressure ridges and springs. Check conditions as you go along on the ice.  *March 25: Elk, moose, and bigh...

 

News publishers perform essential function during health crisis

Public officials across the country have begun ordering the shut-down of “non-essential” businesses for periods of time. The goal of these orders is to appropriately react to our COVID-19 health crisis. However, these orders can also lead to...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    March 23, 2020

Do you dare take the goodness challenge?

According to the Associated Press, Michael Schur (creator of the critically acclaimed NBC series “The Good Place”) has signed with publishing house Simon & Schuster to write the humor/philosophy...

 
 By Thomas Knapp    Opinion    March 23, 2020

A proposal for real coronavirus "stimulus"

On March 12, the New York Federal Reserve announced a $1.5 trillion injection of money into the U.S. financial system. Three days later, it cut its benchmark interest rate to zero and announced it would be buying at least $500 billion in government...

 

Letter to the Editor: Fake Meat Claims

Fake meat claims by Colin Woodall National Cattlemen’s Beef Association CEO There are countless articles about the fake meat business lately and most of them are little more than promotional pieces for the companies producing plant-based...

 

Letter to the Editor: Now is the time to shop local

While Amazon is looking to hire 100,000 new employees to keep up with their online shopping demand due to the coronavirus outbreak, our local, small businesses need our support now more than ever. These business owners and employees are our...

 

Obituary: Eric Hewitt

Eric Jerome Hewitt, 50, passed away on March 13, 2020, at Golden Acres Manor in Carrington. The funeral service was held March 17, at the Federated Church UCC/UMC, Carrington. Burial was at the...

 

March 24 is Diabetes Alert Day

American Diabetes Association Diabetes Alert Day is observed annually on the fourth Tuesday in March. Diabetes Alert Day is a one-day “wake-up call” that focuses on the seriousness of diabetes and the importance of understanding your risk. While...

 

Sermonette: March 23, 2020

One thing I do know, that though I was blind, now I see. — John 9:25 Time after time as I have visited with people, I have been told that sometimes an experience is so powerful that it supersedes all rational thought. I think a major theme in the s...

 

Updates on area church services

Please check back as changes will be updated here regularly. First Lutheran Church New Rockford Pastor Doug Nemitz No services, bible study, SMASH or ABC until further notice. Services are broadcast every Sunday at KDAK 1600 AM Carrington at 10 a.m....

 

Archival Anecdotes: The year was 1915

Carl and Mathila Nelson pose in front of their Bremen restaurant, unaware that this picture will someday serve as a window into the past. At the time this picture was taken the Great Northern...

 

New Rockford History: March 23, 2020

The Feb. 13, 1903, “Transcript” said Mrs. M.F. Kepner was recovering from pneumonia. William Erdelbrock had a Card of Thanks to his many friends and neighbors who “lent aid and kindly...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    March 23, 2020

Savvy Senior: How to prevent the silent epidemic of kidney disease

Dear Savvy Senior, Do kidney problems run in families? My mother died from kidney failure 10 years ago at age 74 but didn’t know she had a kidney problem until it was too late. Just Turned 60 Dear...

 

Eyes that see the good in things: March 23, 2020

Uncertainty about Coronavirus has many of us a little unnerved as we wait in the United States to see what unfolds as the disease progresses across the country. The internet has been overtaken with...

 

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