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Articles from the March 25, 2019 edition

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 By Amy Wobbema    News    March 25, 2019

Larson earns (academic) gold

The 2019 North Dakota Academic All-State Teams have been selected, and NR-S Senior Sandra Larson is among the recipients. High School seniors are nominated by their school principal and compete for...

 

Carrington Medical Center Auxiliary offers scholarship awards

The Carrington Medical Center Auxiliary is once again offering three Leadership Awards (scholarships) to area college students enrolled in any medical field. Through these leadership awards, it is the hope of the auxiliary to continue the excellence...

 

2019 State Class B Basketball Tournament Souvenir Edition

Download our 16-page special edition detailing the New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets boys basketball team's trip to the State 'B'! Available for subscribers to download here and on newsstands...  PDF

 

New leadership at North Dakota Corn Growers Association

The North Dakota Corn Growers Association has hired Lisa Hochhalter as its executive director. Hochhalter has been assigned to the House Industry, Business & Labor and Agriculture Committees for the 2019 North Dakota Legislative Assembly. Prior to...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    March 25, 2019

City sales tax to increase July 1

The city sales tax in New Rockford will officially increase from 2 percent to 2.5 percent on July 1. The New Rockford City Commission approved the second reading of the required ordinance change at a...

 

Area teen works to end mental health stigma

Midkota High School student Kennedy Gjovik has been selected as winner of the North Dakota Youth Ending Stigma (YES) Challenge, hosted by Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum. The YES Challe...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    March 25, 2019

An 'ag life' from the start

Chandy Howard is the new face behind the desk at the Eddy County NDSU Extension office. The daughter of Allan and Lisa Howard, Chandy grew up on a farm east of Sheyenne where they raised livestock,...

 

Long-time educator Feryle Borgeson recognized for service

The National Council on Teacher Retirement recently expressed its appreciation to Feryle Borgeson for his distinguished service to the St. Paul Teachers' Retirement Fund Association. Borgeson served a...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    March 25, 2019

City Airport Authority requests county tax revenue to rebuild hangar, repair taxiway

The Eddy County Commission met on Tuesday, March 19 and spent a fair amount of time in discussions with the New Rockford Airport Authority. Earlier this month, Governor Doug Burgum signed a proclamation declaring March Aviation Month in the State of...

 
 Events   

Pop-up shop springs back downtown

Central Avenue in New Rockford will again come to life on Saturday, March 30, so be sure to mark your calendars. From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sarah Smith Warren will be hosting a spring pop-up shopping...

 

Northern Plains Electric Operation Round Up approves charitable grants

At its March meeting, the Northern Plains Electric Operation Round Up board of directors approved grants totaling $10,400 to help support worthy causes. These charitable grants are made possible through the generosity of Northern Plains Electric...

 

Chris Bichler recognized as partner for Nodak Insurance Company

Chris Bichler, a Career Agent for Nodak Insurance Company in Eddy and Foster Counties, has been recognized for achieving partner status with the company. Bichler earned this recognition for his...

 

NR-S High School Band plays for bling

The NR-S high school band participated in the Raging Red Band Festival on Wednesday, March 6 at the North Dakota State University campus and came home highly decorated. The band won a gold award for...

 
 Events   

Medora entertainer comes to Maddock

Bill Sorensen has lived his entire life wide open to its possibilities and adventures. A graduate of Bismarck High, he also attended Bismarck Junior College and graduated from Concordia College. Bill...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    Sports    March 25, 2019

"Let's Go Here Now!" Transcript writer Gary Lindquist reflects on covering 25 years of high school sports

Basketball, without a doubt, is a favorite of Transcript sports correspondent, Gary Lindquist. He cites perks of the sport being the constant action and the climate-controlled setting during the winte...

 

N.D. House Update- March 25, 2019

Members of 66th Legislative Assembly reviewed the latest revenue forecasts this past week. The forecasts provided the members with a solid estimate of the dollars they will have to work with as they finish the session. The House and Senate...

 

N.D. Senate Update- March 25, 2019

First, Congratulations to the New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets for their Consolation Championship at the State B Basketball Tournament. It was exciting to watch the team on TV and listen on the radio when I could not be there. There are also many other...

 

UND annouces honors for Fall 2018

To be eliglibe for the UND Deans List, students must earn a grade point average in the top 15 percent of the University’s degree-seeking enrollment. Students from this area include: Carrington: Chaz Bauer Sykeston: Jayme Burgard Olivia Smith, of...

 

Oberon Oracles - March 25, 2019

Friday night, Tom and Pam Schmid enjoyed the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band concert at the Spirit Lake Casino. The Schmids attended the surprise birthday party for Mark Kallenbach at Harriman’s in Maddock Saturday evening. Pam helped with the 4-H pancake...

 

Pleasant Prairie News - March 25, 2019

Friday visitors at the Esther Indergaard home were Dennis and Fran Walen. Saturday visitor was Jimmy Indergaard. Brief helpers Thursday afternoon at the Charlotte Koepplin home were Todd and Taylor Koepplin. Saturday evening, Ervin Longnecker was...

 

Talk of the Town - March 25, 2019

Tuesday, visitor and spaghetti supper guest at the Martin and Janelle Koepplin home was Charlotte Koepplin. Calvin Packard drove his mother, Shirley to Devils Lake Wednesday where she had an appointment at the eye clinic. March 14, 2019, Martin and...

 

Sheyenne News - March 25, 2019

Patti Clifton did some shopping and kept an appointment in New Rockford one day last week. Soup and Bible Study was held last Tuesday at the Sheyenne Senior Center. Getting together for a lunch on Saturday in Devils Lake were Shirley Nelson, Kay...

 
 By LLoyd Omdahl    Opinion    March 25, 2019

We can't love God and have Moslems

Hate caught up with New Zealand last week when a white supremacist slaughtered 50 Muslims at prayer in two mosques. With a lapse in memory of history, we’re looking at evil hopes of a new Aryan...

 
 By Rich Manieri    Opinion    March 25, 2019

College cheating scandal reveals bad parenting at its worst

Bribing your way into college. Who would have thought? It would have been a way around my rather pedestrian exam scores. My old man did threaten to put a horse's head in the beds of several admissions officers but, fortunately, the good folks at Vill...

 
 By Tom Purcell    Opinion    March 25, 2019

Erasing capitalism? Consider the pencil first

Socialism is back in vogue in some quarters. According to the website of dictionary maker Merriam-Webster, socialism is a political theory that advocates "governmental ownership and administration of...

 

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