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Articles from the May 8, 2023 edition

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 By Nathan Price    News    May 8, 2023

From renovation to reopening: Loco Ketchup Cafe to reopen Tuesday

After a months-long struggle to reopen their doors, the Loco Ketchup Cafe is finally resuming business. Announced last Monday, the cafe will hold a grand reopening just in time for the summer months,...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 8, 2023

'Pumped Up' Route 281 back online

Route 281 in Sheyenne is sporting a new look. The local convenience store and gas station had been using the same outdated pumps for decades, but last Wednesday, patrons of Route 281 were able to fuel...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 8, 2023

Street construction to resume next week

There are only two seasons in North Dakota, some say – winter and road construction. That will certainly be true for New Rockford yet again this year. New Rockford city commissioners learned Monday...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 8, 2023

Siren malfunctions during statewide drill

Everything did not go according to plan when local officials tested tornado sirens in New Rockford on April 26. Eddy County Emergency Manager, Lisa Thompson, reported to county commissioners on Tuesda...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 8, 2023

Landmark legislation passes in N.D.

Part II: Session Ends by Nathan Price A slew of new state laws are due to change the complexion of North Dakota, after state legislators in Bismarck have been hard at work debating and passing...

 News    May 8, 2023

Piggy Bank Pageant winners named

April was Youth Financial Literacy Month. North Dakota State University Extension in Foster and Eddy counties, local banks and credit unions partnered with schools in Carrington and New Rockford to...

 News    May 8, 2023

School Board Agenda: May 8, 2023

AGENDA New Rockford-Sheyenne Board of Education Regular Meeting – Cafeteria Monday, May 8, 2023, 7:00 p.m. I. REGULAR ITEMS A. Call to order, roll call, establishment of quorum, and approval of agenda. B. Consent agenda. Attachments. Discussion....

 By Nathan Price    News    May 8, 2023

701 Rundown: May 8, 2023

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Man arrested following incident on Main Street On Friday, April 21, just before 7 a.m., the...

 By Charlotte Koepplin    News    May 8, 2023

Pleasant Prairie News: May 8, 2023

Charlotte Koepplin was out and about town on Monday taking care of necessary errands. Karen Koepplin was a brief stopper at Charlotte’s. Jimmy Indergaard was a supper guest on Saturday at the Andy and Ruth Braaten home and he enjoyed a Saturday...

 By Patti Clifton    News    May 8, 2023

Sheyenne News: May 8, 2023

It was a full house at the Sheyenne Senior Center on Saturday for the birthday celebration for Mary Ellen Rue, Hosted by her children – Connie Hoffman, Kathy Modin, Karen Vance, Greg Rue and their families – it was a great day of visiting and...

 By Charlotte Koepplin    News    May 8, 2023

Talk of the Town: May 8, 2023

New Rockford and area folks extend sympathy to the family of Alan Seastrand. Friday found Calvin Packard and mom, Shirley, taking care of business in Carrington. Calvin did some errands for mom on Sunday. Janet Laube enjoyed the company of and phone...

 News    May 8, 2023

Senior Meals: May 8-12

Monday: Chicken and dressing casserole with gravy, mashed potatoes, a low sodium vegetable and mixed fruit sauce. Tuesday: Swedish meatballs with mashed potatoes and gravy, a low sodium vegetable and pear sauce. Wednesday: California burger on a bun...

 By Amy Wobbema    Opinion    May 8, 2023

From chaos to calm in five days

My trip to Salt Lake City was one I won’t forget. Breathtaking scenery, great food and family time were among my favorite parts of the five-day excursion west. Leaving work behind was definitely...

 By Peter Funt    Opinion    May 8, 2023

The man who made food shopping fun

When Stew Leonard opened what he dubbed a “dairy store” in Norwalk, Conn., in 1969, it was a wonder of marketing, with a petting zoo, animated Disney-style characters and an on-site bottling...

 By David Adler    Opinion    May 8, 2023

We the People: The Supreme Court's first big decision on state powers

 In February 1793, in Chisholm v. Georgia, the U.S. Supreme Court, fully mindful of the evolving political and legal tensions surrounding the nature of the nation-state relationship, rendered its first important decision on the scope of state...


Sermonette: May 8, 2023

During this Easter season, it is good for us to reflect upon that truth identified by both Sts. Augustine and Aquinas in their writings summarily stated that God allows evil, so that a greater good can result. Note that by allowing evil this means in...

 By Jodi Hovdenes    Features    May 8, 2023

Within our Walls: May 8, 2023

Hospital and Nurses Week This week CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington will be celebrating Nurses Week and Hospital Week. Nurses Week runs May 6-12, and Hospital Week May 7-13. In honor of these celebrations, CHI St. Alexius Health recognizes their...

 By Billy Holland    Religion    May 8, 2023

Living on Purpose: May 8, 2023

Preventing seeds of unforgiveness to germinate How much grace does it take to love our enemies? That’s a good question. Tragedies occur all around us and it’s true we are heartbroken and disturbed, but how do we react when our family is harmed...

 By Rachel Brazil    Features    May 8, 2023

Archival Anecdotes: May 8, 2023

If you've been a reader of Archival Anecdotes, you may have noticed that I like to use metaphors and stories to get a better sense about artifacts, histories, people or places. While it is true I...

 By Jim Miller    Features    May 8, 2023

Savvy Senior: Best dating apps for retirees

Dear Savvy Senior,  Can you recommend some good online dating apps or sites for retirees? I’m a 66-year-old widow and would like to find a new friend to spend time with, but don’t know where to...


History of New Rockford: May 8, 2023

The Eddy County Commission (Dailey, Dafoe, Gunvaldson) met on Dec. 12, 1905, and voted to approve the following bills: $150, L.D. Ostby, balance for work on the Lee grade; $7, G.W. Egbert, barber...

 By Kyrie Dauenhauer    Sports    May 8, 2023

To win, or to be winded

by Kyrie Dauenhauer The New Rockford-Sheyenne varsity track and field team pushed through the wind to compete at the Mariya Tate Memorial Meet in Rugby on Saturday, April 29. Even with the 40...

 By Nathan Price    Sports    May 8, 2023

Sox show signs of life, despite losses

The Sheyenne-New Rockford Black Sox didn't have a great three-game stretch between Friday, April 28 and Tuesday, May 2. The stretch began on April 28, when the Sox took on the Kidder County Wolves and...

 By Amy Wobbema    Sports    May 8, 2023

NASP Western Nationals: Huso, Jacobson place in top 5

The Rocket archers sure know how to end a season on a high note. After a two-day competition in Sandy, Utah, New Rockford-Sheyenne brought two archers to the winner's circle at the NASP Western Nation...


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