New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Articles from the May 15, 2023 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 32

Rockets rise up at Howard Wood Relays

Eight New Rockford-Sheyenne athletes competed at the 98th annual Howard Wood Dakota Relays meet at Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on May 5-6. Those eight athletes were Trevor Waldo, Ke...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 15, 2023

Arbor Day observed in New Rockford

On Friday, May 5, NR-S students in grades K-6 received trees from the Eddy County Soil Conservation District (ECSCD) to celebrate Arbor Day, as well as the Tree City USA Celebration and the School...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 15, 2023

Spring 'deep clean' of city's water system underway

On Tuesday, May 9, a dive crew from Montana arrived in New Rockford for spring cleaning at the city's water treatment plant. The crew was tasked with vacuuming the plant's clearwell, where treated...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 15, 2023

Two more educators resign from NR-S School

At their regular meeting on Monday, May 8, the New Rockford-Sheyenne School Board accepted the resignations of Heather Klocke and Monica Meadows. Klocke, the district’s elementary music teacher,...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 15, 2023

Benefit for Davis May 24 in Carrington

Tia Davis is still enduring the fight of her life, and her local community is being invited to lend a hand. Davis' health took a turn for the worse after giving birth to two adorable twin babies ...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 15, 2023

Opportunities for work and play with park district still open for summer

With spring weather having finally stumbled its way into North Dakota, the New Rockford Park District has been hard at work preparing for this summer’s activities. In celebration of their 100th...


NR-S earns 3 stars at state music

NR-S musicians boarded the Rocket activity bus and headed to their state competition at Minot State University on Saturday, May 6. They performed 11 musical arrangements and brought home three "star"...

 By Nathan Price    News    May 15, 2023

701 Rundown: May 15, 2023

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Brandt’s murder charge reduced to manslaughter Shannon Brandt, the man accused of running...


Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan available for review

The draft of the 2023 Eddy and Wells Counties, N.D., Multi-Jurisdictional Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan is now available for review on the Eddy County, Wells County, City of Fessenden, City of Harvey, and City of New Rockford websites. A printed copy...


Pleasant Prairie: May 15, 2023

Circle Trail Riders Inc. met for their monthly meeting on Monday evening at the Charlotte Koepplin home. President Cory Jorgensen brought the meeting to order with 10 present. Matters of the upcoming Father’s Day weekend ride and the annual raffle...

 By Kristy O'Connor    News    May 15, 2023

N.D. Legislature expands Homestead Tax Credit

On April 27, 2023, Governor Doug Burgum signed HB 1158 into law. This legislation broadens the eligibility requirements and maximum reduction amounts for those applying for the North Dakota Homestead Property Tax Credit Program. This program is...


Talk of the Town: May 15, 2023

New Rockford and area folks extend sympathy to the family of Edith (Parson) Georgeson. Helpers this past weekend at the Janet Laube home were grandsons Scott and Travis Laube, grandson David Youle of Minnesota and wife and friend of Fargo. Friend...

 By Patti Clifton    News    May 15, 2023

Sheyenne News: May 15, 2023

Last Tuesday afternoon, the Eddy County VFW Auxiliary met at the Sheyenne Senior Center. Jeff and Denise Labrensz traveled to Fargo on Wednesday, May 3, for Denise to keep a medical appointment that had been rescheduled twice before due to stormy...

 By Amy Wobbema    Opinion    May 15, 2023

Growing kindness and gratitude

Every year for Mother’s Day I give flower pots from a local greenhouse to my mom and my mother-in-law. It’s a great way to show our appreciation, and it brightens their yard and gives them...

 By Jon Godfread    Opinion    May 15, 2023

Letter to the Editor: Legislative session strengthens North Dakota's insurance industry

You’ve no doubt read the headlines about this legislative session. The past four months have been a rollercoaster of bills and legislative priorities. As the 68th Legislative Assembly has wrapped up and gone home, I want to share some highlights... Full story

 By Tom Purcell    Opinion    May 15, 2023

The incredible life of bees

It's an excuse I've been dreaming of: A reason to NOT mow my lawn. A "No Mow May" movement is afoot to nurture our bee population for a good reason: bees are incredibly important to our own survival....

 By David Adler    Opinion    May 15, 2023

Church and state: The court prohibits religious tests for office

Delegates to the Constitutional Convention, as part of their commitment to separating church from state, unanimously adopted a clause in Article VI, declaring that “no religious Test shall ever be required as a qualification to any Office or...


Obituary: Jean Allmaras

Jean Allmaras New Rockford, N.D. Jean Marie Allmaras, 94, of New Rockford, N.D. passed away on May 9, 2023 at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd in New Rockford. Jean's visitation was Friday, May... Full story


Obituary: Richard Aasand

Richard Aasand McHenry, N.D. Richard Allan Aasand, age 86, of McHenry, N.D. died Thursday, May 4, 2023 at CHI St. Alexius Medical Center, Carrington. Richard's visitation was Monday, May 7, from 5... Full story


Sermonette: May 15, 2023

“There was an attempt in Iconium by both the Gentiles and the Jews, together with their leaders, to attack and stone Paul and Barnabas. They realized it, and fled to the Lycaonian cities of Lystra and Derbe and to the surrounding countryside,...

 By Gerri Makay    Features    May 15, 2023

For the Trees: Tracing the roots of Arbor Day

"Finally, the month of May has arrived in North Dakota! And with that, many communities across the state will be celebrating Arbor Day. The entire month of May is Arbor Month in North Dakota." Arbor...


History of New Rockford: May 15, 2023

On Dec. 20, 1905, Mrs. A.H. “Hope” Crawford and children went to their old home, Elizabeth, Minnesota, for a visit; they would remain until Hope came back from Canada, then return to New...

 By Jim Miller    Features    May 15, 2023

Savvy Senior: Toenail trimming tips for seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good toenail clipping solutions for seniors? My toenails have gotten increasingly thick since I’ve gotten older and have become very difficult for me to...

 By Nathan Price    Sports    May 15, 2023

Ace on the road

After a disappointing stretch of losses, the Sheyenne-New Rockford Black Sox marked a tally in the win column on Saturday, May 6. The Sox traveled to Rugby for a double-header against the...

 By Nathan Price    Sports    May 15, 2023

NR-S golf returns to greens

With spring weather also comes high school golf, and the Rockets' golf team opened their season with meets at Detroit Lakes, Minn. and Oxbow, N.D. On the team this year are Jackson Schumacher, Shaun R...


Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

New Rockford 260x100
Foster County News 260x100
Turtle Mountain Guide
Lake Region Guide

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023