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Articles from the March 28, 2022 edition

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 By Nathan Price    News    March 28, 2022

New Rockford couple accused of child neglect

On Tuesday, March 8, the Eddy County Sheriff's Office conducted a search warrant for suspected child neglect at a home on the 1000 block of 2nd Avenue North in New Rockford. Occupants of the home...

 

Vietnam War Veterans Day observed March 29

The Vietnam War is the second longest war in American history. From 1955 to 1973, over 2.7 million people risked, and sometimes lost, their lives fighting in Vietnam. In 2017, National Vietnam War...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    March 28, 2022

New owner, same route

Route 281, Sheyenne's one-stop shop for gas, vehicle parts, homemade food and more, is officially under new ownership. Pam and Mark Rue, who bought the store over five years ago, have decided to pass...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    March 28, 2022

Sharons of the Senior Center recognized

"Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart." - Elizabeth Andrew. It's hard to imagine two people who embody this quote more than Sharon Dunnigan and Sharon Hirchert....

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    March 28, 2022

Garrison Diversion maintains water facilities for agriculture and recreation

Tasked with keeping the facilities of the Garrison Diversion Unit (GDU) in proper working condition, Garrison Diversion Conservancy District (Garrison Diversion) employs 19 operations and maintenance...

 

Accord Comfort Sleep Systems to open in Fargo

North Dakota-based Accord Comfort Sleep Systems has announced its newest store in Fargo. They will be opening in April. The store will be the company’s second location, adding to its original location in Harvey, N.D. The new store will be located...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    March 28, 2022

Firefighters respond to "close call" at old city hall

On Tuesday, March 22, at approximately 3:40 p.m., the New Rockford Fire Department responded to reports of a fire at 811 1st Ave. N. in New Rockford, locally known as the old city hall building. Accor...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    March 28, 2022

701 Rundown: March 28, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. City weighs options on controlling deer numbers Prior to 2012, seeing a deer in Watford...

 

Third quarter honor rolls at NR-S announced

New Rockford-Sheyenne High School Principal Avolt Baumbach recognized the following students for making the Honor Rolls for the third quarter of the 2021-22 school year. High School A Honor Roll 12th grade: Maria Becker, Nicholas Berglund, Mya...

 

Simon takes state Knights of Columbus Free Throw title

Easton Simon, an eighth grader from New Rockford-Sheyenne, is this year's State Knights of Columbus free-throw winner. Easton won his 13-year-old division held in Bismarck at St. Mary's High School...

 

Pleasant Prairie: March 28, 2022

Saturday found Jimmy Indergaard enjoying phone calls with cousin Vicky Magill and his sister Sharon Laxdal and later a visit with nieces Nikki and Noelle over supper at the Andy and Ruth Braaten home. Pastor Richard Biberdorf, Diane Rue and Shirley...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    March 28, 2022

Sheyenne News: March 28, 2022

Last Friday morning, Joyce Peters rode along to Grand Forks with Patti Clifton. It was a fun day with lots of catching up on each other’s families, visiting, shopping and, of course, lots of laughs. The Sheyenne community has been saddened by the...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    March 28, 2022

Oberon Oracles: March 28, 2022

WELCOME SPRING!!! Congratulations Four Winds-Minnewaukan on winning the State Class B Championship in boys basketball. Last week: Jake and Amanda Hegland and Piper were in Minneapolis for appointments. Fallyn and Croix had a good time staying with...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    Opinion    March 28, 2022

Opinion: Ready to say goodbye to the time changes

If I could, I think I'd wake up with the sun. There's nothing better than rising with the sun as it streams through the west window of my bedroom. This time of year, I'm usually still in a stupor from...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    March 28, 2022

Will this be your best spring yet?

A tiny portion of my "day job" at a farm-and-home cooperative involves writing radio commercials and on-hold phone messages. More often than I like to admit, I get stuck for a closing zinger and...

 
 By David Adler    Opinion    March 28, 2022

Plessy v. Ferguson: An infamous landmark ruling

Not all landmark Supreme Court decisions are admirable. Some are frankly infamous, including Plessy v. Ferguson. In 1896, in Plessy, the court constitutionalized racial segregation in the South. The court’s opinion plundered Black Americans...

 

Obituary: Denise Nygaard

Denise Nygaard Alberton, Mont. Denise Nygaard was born on October 10, 1957 in Harvey, N.D. to Dennis and Venoie Bergrud. She grew up in Sheyenne, N.D. and went to school with her four sisters and two... Full story

 

Obituary: Mildred Symonds

Mildred Symonds Anchorage, Alaska Mildred Monette Symonds (Mo) passed away February 13, 2022 at 8:15am at Alaska Regional Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. Mildred was born to Neil and Willie Mae... Full story

 

Obituary: Charles Mehring

Charles Mehring Carrington, N.D. Charles Frank Mehring, 83, of Carrington, N.D., passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at Sanford Hospital, Fargo after a long and courageous battle with cancer.... Full story

 

Sermonette: March 28, 2022

Is spring finally here? It sure looks like it. I walked to work today and didn't have to worry about slipping on the ice. It was a beautiful morning. We had so much ice this year and let's throw in wind as well. Nothing like a strong wind blowing...

 
 By Tom Kalb    Features    March 28, 2022

Dakota Gardener: Growing sweet potatoes in the North

Do you like sweet potatoes? I love them. Sweet potatoes are a favorite food for Thanksgiving, and my kids love sweet potato fries. Can we grow sweet potatoes in North Dakota? It’s not easy. Sweet potatoes are from the tropics. They need a long...

 

History of New Rockford: March 28, 2022

On the evening of Nov. 24, 1904, there was a Grand Ball in the Opera House; Dr. C.J. McNamara, Mr. Algeo, and O.B. Tausen, all of Barlow, attended. After visiting their many friends, R.J. Howden and...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    March 28, 2022

Savvy Senior: How to get help as an elder orphan

Dear Savvy Senior, I need to find someone honest and reliable to look after my estate, health and long-term care when I’m no longer able to do it myself. I’m a 67-year-old recent widow with no...

 

Jacobson named state champ

The New Rockford-Sheyenne archery team traveled to Minot on March 18-19, to compete in the North Dakota National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Bullseye and 3-D Tournaments. NR-S was among 38...

 

Lions Club sponsors Archery Family Fun Night

On the evening of Thursday, March 17, NR-S Archery hosted its annual family fun night, where archers were able to shoot with a family member to compete against other teams of two for all sorts of...

 

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