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Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week

It's hard to believe amid the piles of snow that severe summer weather isn't far away. In fact, thunderstorms were forecast for this past weekend in parts of southeastern North Dakota as of press...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    April 25, 2022

Spring blizzard impacts herds

It's no secret that this year's winter was notably bad, even by North Dakota's standards. High snow totals, bitterly cold temperatures and howling winds battered eastern North Dakota throughout winter...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    April 25, 2022

Youth headed to National SADD Conference

This summer, five students from New Rockford-Sheyenne will be attending the National SADD Conference in Orlando, Florida. SADD, which stands for Students Against Destructive Decisions, holds a...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    April 25, 2022

Hip Hip Hooray!

One of the movement experts at Peak Performance Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, PLLC, was named the Employee of the Month for April. Melissa Ystaas, PT/DPT, has eight years of experience...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    April 25, 2022

Business offers independence for seniors

Joy Tandberg, a native of McHenry, N.D., is giving local seniors in the Red River Valley a chance to keep their independence. With more than 35 years of experience as an occupational therapist,...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    News    April 25, 2022

Avian influenza has infected more than 130,000 birds in North Dakota

COVID-19 could very well be on the wane in North Dakota, but a new disease transmissible through animal/human contact has seen its first confirmed case in a seven-year span in the state. Highly pathogenic avian influenza, abbreviated HPAI, was...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    April 25, 2022

Sheyenne News: April 25, 2022

Saturday evening, Patti Clifton, Steph Loe and Jan Loe joined friends and family for the 50th Surprise Birthday Party for Danette Houle at the Open Season Lodge in Sheyenne. Danette is the daughter of Pat Wetzel. It was a nice evening of visiting,...

 
 By Lois Schaefer    News    April 25, 2022

Remembering Dawes, a forgotten Patriot

"Listen my children and you shall hear, of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, on the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five..." These lines from the poem "Paul Revere's Ride" by Henry Wadsworth...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    April 25, 2022

701 Rundown: April 25, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Garza brothers charged with felony assault Arrests were made over the weekend in the...

 

Gather at the fort for family fun this summer

Welcome summer 2022! Visitors are reminded about the historic treasures that await you in your own backyard. Fort Totten State Historic Site, located in Fort Totten, N.D., just south of Devils Lake, is just one of many historic places in North...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    April 25, 2022

Oberon Oracles: April 25, 2022

There will be a bridal shower for Hope Gutschmidt, bride-to-be of Evan Swenson, on May 7 at 10:30 a.m. It will be held at First Lutheran Church in Sheyenne. Chad Getscher visited Lester Roberts on Sunday. Paul and Carrie Prince traveled to Denver, Co...

 

Talk of the Town: April 25, 2022

Cousin, Stan Guler, called Shirley Packard on Monday, April 11, to wish her an early happy birthday, as the following day he was to have heart surgery. Stan did have his surgery and later Tuesday, Shirley got the sad news that Stan had passed away....

 

Pleasant Prairie: April 25, 2022

Last Wednesday, Jimmy Indergaard was a supper guest and visitor at the Mervin Indergaard home and a Thursday supper guest at the Andy and Ruth Braaten home. Monday morning, brief visitors at the Charlotte Koepplin home were Karen Koepplin and Roxy....

 

Earth Day is not just a day... It's a way

A way to be, a way to think and a way to live everyday, unless you plan to move to another planet. It is acknowledged and celebrated Friday, April 22 each year and like the song from around the first...

 

Think of this as your sanctuary

It all started 10 years ago with a gray, cable knit sweater, a beautiful hand-knit piece a friend culled from her husband’s closet. “It doesn’t fit him anymore,” she insisted, holding out the neatly folded sweater smelling faintly of...

 
 By David Adler    Opinion    April 25, 2022

We the People: The Brown decision and America's commitment to equality

“If it was not the most important decision in the history of the court,” Justice Stanley Reed observed of Brown v. Board of Education, “it was very close.” The Supreme Court’s opinion in Brown, delivered on May 17, 1954, held segregation...

 

Obituary: Stan Guler

Stan Guler Fargo, N.D. Stan Guler, age 79, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at Essentia Health Fargo, N.D. Visitation was held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2022, with a Prayer Service...

 

Sermonette: Action figure Jesus

One of my father-in-law’s hobbies is collecting toys. He has a myriad of different collectible figures from different movies or TV shows. Recently he visited me and gave me five figures based upon the characters from the TV show ‘Lost.’ I find...

 

Living on Purpose: Jesus gave His life so that we could live

I admit I am an emotional person. I recall going to see the Passion movie a few years ago and I was disturbed to say the least. It’s not uncommon for me to shed a tear when I witness something that moves my soul and this was no exception....

 

History of New Rockford: April 25, 2022

The Dec. 23, 1904, “Transcript” School Notes indicated where the teachers would spend the holidays: Miss Carolyn Trainor was going to Manfred, N.D., with her sister Miss Sarah Trainor. Miss Edith...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    April 25, 2022

Savvy Senior: How to find educational trips for retirees who love to learn

Dear Savvy Senior, My wife and I are planning to travel much more frequently in retirement and are very interested in educational trips and adventures. Can you recommend any groups or firms that speci...

 

Dakota Gardener: Growing soil organic matter

Frequently as gardeners we concentrate efforts on our plants, focusing on what varieties will give us the best tasting produce or a beautiful landscape. However, I encourage all gardeners to “dig” a little deeper and concentrate some of our...

 

'Can't wait to get back to Devils Lake'

Whether having fished Devils Lake once or for 18 years, guide clients tell the same story, "We can't wait to get back." This north-central North Dakota lake has morphed over the past 30 years from...

 

Dakota Recreation Report: April 25, 2022

Outdoor notes: *People are asked to report any dead birds and abnormal behavior in migrating birds, especially waterfowl, shorebirds, and raptors, to the N.D. Game and Fish Dept. on their wildlife...

 

Our Outdoors: It's terminal

In the process of fishing, I’ve seen a good deal and done a lot of it. I’ve read a ton, watched some more, and through trial-and-error learned quite a bit, but most days it feels like it’s...

 

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