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 By Rachel Brazil    News    April 20, 2020

Ready to Rock

Rock Inn is officially Eddy County's newest business. Located along U.S. Hwy. 281, in the former USDA building, it's situated in the heart of the community- and that community is in the heart of the...

 
 By Kristi Frahm    News    April 20, 2020

Where Are They Now? Education and law are the pillars of success for Graham siblings

The COVID-19 virus has impacted practically every person globally. As leaders in educational and legal arenas, two New Rockford-Sheyenne siblings have had to make abrupt and critical decisions...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    April 20, 2020

Water main project resumes in city

BEK Consulting recently settled in for a full season of work replacing the cast iron water mains in New Rockford. Residents should be aware that the discolored water some experienced late last week...

 

Community observes Easter

Easter morning brought a bittersweet realization for so many area residents and church-goers. The traditions of large family gatherings, uplifting church services and community Easter egg hunts...

 

Vote By Mail applications arriving in homes this week

Around April 20, Eddy County residents will be receiving a letter and an application in the mail from the N.D. Secretary of State's office to Vote by Mail (VBM) for the June 9 Primary Election. All...

 

COVID-19 Daily Ticker: Governor declares Easter Bunny essential, extends closures to April 30

Friday, April 10 The good news on Good Friday was the low number of new positive cases, with just nine new cases reported. The number of recovered individuals also rose above 100 that day. The state’s seventh death was the not-so-good news,...

 

Contest winners announced

Congratulations to our Contest Winners! April 6 Easter Egg Hunt (There were a total of 184 eggs!) Each winner receives a movie pass for the Rockford Theatre Jerome Pierce Gwyn Johnson Corrina Pierce...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    April 20, 2020

Graduation to go on as scheduled for May 24

The New Rockford- Sheyenne Board of Education granted temporary emergency powers to Superintendent Jill Louters. This action is in relation to an emergency powers declaration issued by the North Dakota School Board Association which allows local...

 
 By Mindy Meier    News    April 20, 2020

Local organization to offer 'community care' check-ins

There are certainly so many factors that may lead to increased suicide risk amidst this global pandemic: social isolation, economic hardship, lack of spiritual sustenance, worry about the wellness of loved ones, not knowing what the future holds and...

 

CHI St. Alexius Carrington named Top 20 Critical Access Hospital

CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington was recently named a 2020 Top 20 Critical Access Hospital for overall performance in the country. This is the sixth time since 2014 that the hospital has been recognized with the Top 20 distinction. The Top 20...

 

Talk of the Town: April 20, 2020

New Rockford area folks extend sympathy to the family of Dennis Anderson. Karen and Todd Koepplin were around town Saturday, delivering Easter treats to family and friends. Easter dinner guests at Todd and Karen’s were Taylor and Amanda Koepplin...

 

Oberon Oracles: April 20, 2020

Brittin Buehler babysat her grandma, grandpa and uncle on Friday. Activities included much laughing, playing with blocks, bunnies, napping and toys. Nadley Buehler continues to work from home teaching and communicating with her students. The...

 

Pleasant Prairie: April 20, 2020

Practicing with a new phone, Ervin Longnecker called his sister, Lucille Saldivar of Anaheim, Calif. Lucille is safe at her home. Her son, Alan is among the many teachers, teaching from home. Ervin also called Cindy (Longnecker) Allen and Jim Brown...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    April 20, 2020

Can we please have a few TV westerns, pardner?

The recent death of actor James Drury (star of the 1962-1971 TV Western “The Virginian”) adds insult to injury when one considers what will occur next month. When the networks announce the shows...

 

Letters to the Editor: April 20, 2020

ND Stockmen’s Association offers principles for USDA to consider in CARES relief distribution Congress authorized $9.5 billion for livestock and specialty crop producers and local foods systems through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic...

 

Obituary: Dennis Anderson

Dennis Wayne Anderson, 66 passed on April 10, 2020 at Sanford on Broadway in Fargo, N.D. The funeral services were held April 19 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, in McHenry, N.D. Burial was at...

 

Celebrating the gifts of hospice volunteers

CHI Health at Home Honors its Volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 19 – 25. National Volunteer Week provides the opportunity to recognize the millions of Americans who provide volunteer service in communities across the country. At CHI...

 

Sermonette: Walking the walk

Christians like to talk a good game. We love to brag about how this is a Christian nation. We champion conservative causes. We claim victories when abortion laws get passed. We’re proud of how in North Dakota, Sunday mornings and Wednesday...

 

Easter Bunny visits Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd

This past week the Easter Bunny brought Easter greetings to the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd (LHGS) staff, daycare children and residents. Pictures were taken of the residents with the Easter...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    April 20, 2020

Savvy Senior: Medicare Expands Telehealth Services to Help Keep Seniors Safe at Home

Dear Savvy Senior, Does Medicare cover telehealth services? My 71-year-old mother has chronic type 2 diabetes but is very concerned about going to the doctor for fear of exposing herself to...

 

History of New Rockford: April 20, 2020

On March 6, 1903, Gottfried Ponto of Sheyenne died in his home by the Sheyenne River at the age of 79 with his funeral (Rev. E.T. Quam) on March 8 and interment in the Sheyenne cemetery; [his grave...

 
 By Merry Helm    Features    April 20, 2020

Dakota Datebook: Advice

April 22, 2020 — In April 1910, the Hansboro News offered the following advice: Here are a few things a gasoline engine will and will not do. They will not run backwards; sometimes they won’t run forward either. If they won’t run either way...

 

Our Outdoors: Right Behind

Seeing a fish come in behind a lure is one of the most exciting moments in angling. When the water is clear and the shadow of a pike or muskie becomes a distinctive, magnified image of what I’d...

 

A Bird Would Be A Bonus

When the alarm went off, I had already been awake for 15 minutes.  I easily popped out of my bed in the back of my 4Runner and started layering up. I was off hiking with my pack and shotgun slung on my shoulder in a matter of minutes. When the sun...

 

Spring Sightings

The continuous fishing season in North Dakota and South Dakota coupled with warming weather and rumors of a hot bite in any given location can bring anglers out in droves, particularly in those...

 

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