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 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 30, 2022

Students honored at awards night; Lies named Teacher of the Year

Lynnae Lies was named the 2022 New Rockford-Sheyenne Teacher of the Year by Bank Forward. Since graduating from Mayville State University, Lies has committed 28 years to NR-S. In addition to her...

 

2022 Memorial Day Services

New Rockford Memorial Day services hosted by American Legion Post #30 will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the New Rockford City Park along the James River, then conclude at Prairie Home–St. John's Cemetery....

 
 By Nathan Price    News    May 30, 2022

Q&A with the Eddy County Commission Candidates

The 2022 mid-term primary election is two weeks away, and a field of five candidates, each vying for two seats on the county commission, must be whittled down to four. Of the five candidates, only...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 30, 2022

Look ma', no hands!

Rocket Wash, New Rockford's first automatic, touchless car wash, is coming soon. Zach and Lauren Fleming of New Rockford and Eastern Eddy County residents Mark and Lisa Becker are the owners, and...

 

Eddy County Museum open Sundays

The museum, located at 1115 1st Ave N, is open Memorial Day Sunday, May 29, through Labor Day weekend from 1 - 4 p.m. For private showings outisde of those hours, call Patty Hilbert at (701) 302-0572....

 

Firecracker fundraiser unveiled for 4th of July Fireworks

This year the Chamber 4th of July Fireworks fundraising has taken on a new look ... FIRECRACKERS! Purchase a New Rockford Firecracker with your name and donated amount ($25 - $50 - $100) printed on... Full story

 
 By Nathan Price    News    May 30, 2022

NR-S and East Central discus differences in mediation

Representatives from the New Rockford-Sheyenne School District and East Central Special Education Unit (East Central) met in Fargo on Monday, May 23, for mediation. Last year, deep and long-standing...

 

C'mon boy!

Briggs Weber brought his pony for Pet Show and Tell Day at the NR-S Preschool! He's shown here leading around his Shetland pony named Buddy on Wednesday during the afternoon session. Buddy was a...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    May 30, 2022

701 Rundown: May 30, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Wells County awards $447,000 in ARPA funds Local governments and organizations in Wells...

 

Talk of the Town: May 30, 2022

New Rockford and area folks extend sympathy to the family of Bill Starke. Calvin Packard has been a helper this week for his mom, Shirley. Monday, he drove her to Carrington, where she had a medical appointment. Janet Laube enjoyed a phone call from...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    May 30, 2022

Oberon Oracles: May 30, 2022

Congratulations to all the graduates. Tom and Pam Schmid visited Pam’s dad, Bud Hermanson in Hampden last Sunday. Lester Roberts attended Gene Woolley’s sale in New Rockford on Monday. Lester enjoyed a phone visit from his daughter, Bobbi...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    May 30, 2022

Sheyenne News: May 30, 2022

Patti Clifton was in Carrington last Wednesday where she did some shopping and later met Peg Clifton for noon lunch. Bonnie Deegan and Jan Loe were in Jamestown last Thursday. Jan kept a medical appointment. They did a little shopping and enjoyed...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: May 30, 2022

Jimmy Indergaard took in a car show in Carrington on Saturday and later was a supper guest at the Andy and Ruth Braaten home. Saturday afternoon visitors at the Charlotte Koepplin home were Aaron Koepplin, Kerigan, Chevelle and Hendrix. Aaron gave...

 

NR Eagles make donation to Eddy-New Rockford Library

Midway Aerie 2923 was able to make a donation to the Eddy County Library for their summer reading program. Donations like this are made possible by charitable gaming at the Eagles in New Rockford and...

 
 By David Adler    Opinion    May 30, 2022

Saluting the flag: A matter of speech and religious liberty

It is fair to say that the government’s preeminent responsibility is to provide for the nation’s defense. When necessary, civil liberties protected by the Bill of Rights must yield to the demands of national security. In Minersville v. Gobitis...

 
 By Joe Guzzardi    Opinion    May 30, 2022

Remembering Major League Baseball's first WWI fatality

Eddie Grant, a Harvard Law School graduate and a former third baseman who played for the Cleveland Indians, Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Reds and New York Giants, was the first major league baseb...

 
 By Lloyd Omdahl    Opinion    May 30, 2022

Student debt: Fairness is the issue

The drumbeat for abolishing student debt is growing as students and former students feel the financial crunch of poor employment and increasing inflation. Forty five million (45,000,000) Americans...

 

Obituary: William Starke

William Starke New Rockford, N.D. William "Bill" Starke passed away May 19, 2022 at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, N.D. Joyce, his wife, their two children Debbie and Clint and...

 

Obituary: Carol Phillips

Carol Phillips Warwick, N.D. Carol Kelley Phillips, 77, passed away May 17, 2022 in her own home. Carol's visitation was held Monday, May 23, 2022, from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., followed by a funeral s...

 

Sermonette: May 30, 2022

Many years ago, I heard a story about a young girl who was suffering from a rare and deadly disease. Her health declined rapidly. However, through a number of tests and some luck, they discovered that her 7-year old little brother had somehow...

 
 By Gerri Makay    Features    May 30, 2022

Tree Talk: A day to remember

Memorial Day marks the beginning of the summer season. This is a time for celebrating graduations, the end of the school year and family get-togethers. But at the root of this weekend holiday is the...

 

History of New Rockford: May 30, 2022

On the evening of Jan. 24, 1905, former Eddy County residents Katie (Mrs. Thomas) Turner and Nellie E. Buck were installed as Past Chief of Honor and Usher, respectively, at the meeting of the Barlow...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    May 30, 2022

Savvy Senior: How to get underutilized COVID funeral assistance funds

Dear Savvy Senior, I recently saw a news segment on TV about a government funeral assistance program available to families who lost loved ones during the pandemic. What can you tell me about this? I...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    May 30, 2022

Rocketing to state track

The final regular season track meet of the 2022 season has come to an end. A total of 23 Rocket athletes and three Warwick athletes competed at the North Central Region track meet in Rugby on...

 
 By Nathan Price    Sports    May 30, 2022

Sox get upset, then drop 2

The SNR Black Sox had a tough regular season, and entered this years' regional tournament on an 11-game losing streak. Nonetheless, the No. 6 seed Black Sox gave it their all last week as they fought...

 

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