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 By Nathan Price    News    May 16, 2022

County declares flood emergency

Overland flooding in the area has forced county commissioners in Eddy County to sign a Flood Emergency Declaration, as roads in the area have washed away. Eddy County Commissioners met with Eddy...

 

Hurray! It's Graduation Day

Pre-K and Kindergarten students at New Rockford-Sheyenne Elementary put on a show for their family and friends at their spring program and graduation ceremony on Friday, May 6....

 
 By Nathan Price    News    May 16, 2022

First-year math teacher resigns

Jake Bilden, a high school math teacher, coach for junior high football and head coach of the SNR Black Sox baseball team, has submitted a letter of resignation to the NR-S School Board, the fourth...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 16, 2022

Award-winning Transcript racks up 32 more in '22

Your local newspaper took home 32 awards in the 2022 North Dakota Newspaper Association (NDNA) Better Newspaper Contest. The announcements were made at the NDNA Annual Convention in Bismarck on Friday...

 

Go-Karts coming back to New Rockford

Thanks to great community partnerships, the B & B Racers go-kart track will once again be set up downtown over the Fourth of July weekend. A generous donation from the New Rockford Lions Club...

 

Wobbema elected president of NDNA

Bismarck Tribune Editor Amy Dalrymple passed the North Dakota Newspaper Association’s president torch to Amy Wobbema, publisher of the New Rockford Transcript and Foster County Independent, during the NDNA’s 136th annual convention, held in...

 

NR-S earns 4 stars at State Music

On May 6-7, NR-S musicians and accompanist, Annette Hovey, traveled to Minot State University to compete in the 2022 State Music Contest. Of the six events, four received star-ratings and two...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    May 16, 2022

701 Rundown: May 16, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. House fire in north Carrington Carrington Fire and Rescue was dispatched to a single family...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    May 16, 2022

Oberon Oracles: May 16, 2022

Breana Pacheco and Mavis spent the weekend at the Todd and Nadley Buehler farm. Saturday afternoon visitors were Elisa, Joe and Annley Wentz and Maynard and Annley’s nurse, Kayla. It was Annley’s first visit to the farm. Beau, Bria, Brittin and...

 

Talk of the Town: May 16, 2022

Granddaughter, Kalli Koepplin, and grandma, Janelle Koepplin, enjoyed a visit over lunch, Friday, at the Rockford Café and later a visit at the Charlotte Koepplin home. Kalli is from Minneapolis, where she is employed as a nurse. Kalli brought Mothe...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    May 16, 2022

Sheyenne News: May 16, 2022

Patti Clifton and Jan Loe joined Joan Cudworth, Jane Cudworth, Kathy Albrecht, Rhoda Stenberg and Marilynn Kruger, along with other friends and family, for the bridal shower of Hope Gutschmidt, bride-to-be of Evan Swenson, on Saturday morning at...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: May 16, 2022

Circle Trail Riders held May meeting on Monday night at Secretary, Charlotte Koepplin’s home. Those attending were Cory and Katie Jorgensen, Dale and Diane Rosenberg, Bill and Diana Ziegler, Nancy Ludwig, Tara Hansen, Rob Lies and Dalton Wall....

 
 By David Adler    Opinion    May 16, 2022

Supreme Court: State actors may not lead school prayer

In 1962, in Engel v. Vitale, the U.S. Supreme Court, in one of the most controversial decisions of the Warren Court era, held school-led prayer unconstitutional for violating the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause. Engel was the first school...

 
 By Carl Golden    Opinion    May 16, 2022

Biden's hyperbole is getting ridiculous

President Biden and those around him have a fondness for using historical disasters as points of comparisons to raise the level of outrage over outbreaks of violence and unrest that have plagued the...

 

What I've learned from Enes' freedom

“A few weeks ago, I was blessed to spend time with Turkish NBA star turned American human rights advocate Enes Kanter Freedom in the Peace Garden State. “His message is bold, yet simple. His message is brave, yet shared. It’s something we take...

 

Piggy Bank Pageant winners announced

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

 

Eagles Club donates to Eddy County Museum

The New Rockford-Eagles Club recently donated $6,000 to the Eddy County Museum. This donation was made possible from charitable gaming at the Eagles in New Rockford and the Shamrock Bar & Lounge...

 

Sermonette: May 16, 2022

Jesus says that those who are forgiven much will love much but “those who are forgiven little will love little” (cf. Luke 7:47). Does this mean that we have to be forgiven for great and many sins before we can have great love for God? In other wo...

 
 By Billy Holland    Religion    May 16, 2022

Living on Purpose: Man shall not live by bread alone

One of the popular topics that readers contact me about are concerns associated with food shortages and higher costs. I realize that no one has a crystal ball to see into the future, but we have plenty of websites that are encouraging everyone to...

 

EMS Week: CASNR members and years of service

Members Years of Service Kathy Jenrich, EMT/RN 44 Jeff Pfau, EMT/IC* 41 Sandy O'Connor, EMT 39 Richard O'Connor, EMR 39 Joseph Lies, EMT 30 Karla Berglund, EMR 21 Jason Munson, CPR 19 Jon Heinz, CPR...

 

EMS Week: McHenry Ambulance Service members and years of service

Member Year Joined Jerome Short 1981 David Briss 1986 Sue Bakko 1991-2004, 2015 Sharon Eversvik 2002 Katie Black 2010 Laura Kulsrud 2010 Tracy Stangeland 2010 Valerie Eli 2016 Daren Eli 2016 Jay...

 

EMS Week: May 15-21, 2022

May 15-21, 2022 is the 47th annual National EMS Week. The 2022 EMS Week theme: "EMS: Rising to the Challenge." This theme is particularly meaningful now, to remind people that every day we are faced...

 

EMS Week: Meet the board members of CASNR

Amy Bachmeier Years in EMS: 7 years Years with CASNR: 7 years Years on CASNR board: 6 years Current Board Position: Secretary Why did you become involved in EMS? I was new to the community and I...

 

EMS Week: May 19 is Stop the Bleed Day

The STOP THE BLEED Project is a public/private collaboration involving a wide range of non-profit organizations, government agencies, companies and individuals working to create more public awareness...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    May 16, 2022

Savvy Senior: Best senior travel discounts in 2022

Dear Savvy Senior, What are some of the best travel discounts available to seniors? My husband and are about to retire and are interested in traveling more, but live on a tight budget. Frugal...

 

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