New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Articles from the May 31, 2021 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 39



A beacon of courage

Have you seen the gazebo downtown? New Rockford-Sheyenne students in kindergarten through 12th grades have taken the opportunity to express their "courage" through art. The Courage Project is the...

 

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...

 
 By Amanda Hegland    News    May 31, 2021

Wobbema surprised with Employee of the Month honor

Community pride and involvement is a consistent theme when talking with the Chamber's May Employee of the Month. The board of directors were able to surprise Chamber president, Amy Wobbema, owner of...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 31, 2021

Building Committee puts boiler replacement at the forefront of 2021 capital projects

Replacing the school building’s 60-year-old boilers is officially the top priority for the NR-S Building Committee. Chaired by elementary teacher Laura Hager, the committee met Wednesday to review...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    May 31, 2021

Summer ball practices start this week, pool to open soon

Family fun starts this week, as the New Rockford Park District’s summer programs get underway. Manager Dennis Nybo announced last week that the first practices for all levels of baseball and...

 

Weisenburger honored with DAISY award

Terah Weisenberger of New Rockford was chosen as the 2021 DAISY award winner at CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington. Weisenburger is a registered nurse who works in surgical services and has been a...

 
 By Gerri Makay    News    May 31, 2021

Replanting efforts begin in New Rockford

The storm that devastated the City of New Rockford was nearly three years ago – July 8, 2018. As a testament to the community's determination to rebound and rebuild, New Rockford was host to the...

 

Merger talks end between Essentia Health and CHI

Essentia Health and CommonSpirit Health have chosen to end negotiations for CommonSpirit’s facilities in Minnesota and North Dakota to join Essentia. The two organizations signed a letter of agreement in January, and began exploring the...

 
 By Oakley Brazil    News    May 31, 2021

Fifth graders showcase year-end projects

On Monday, May 24, fifth grade students at New Rockford-Sheyenne School proudly displayed their projects in a special year-end showcase. The event was organized by fifth grade teachers John...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    May 31, 2021

Sheyenne News: May 31, 2021

Saturday, Patti Clifton was in Carrington to do some shopping. While there, she met Peg Clifton for a visit and lunch. Jim and Marjean Woodrow and their daughter Pam Hill, all of Grand Forks, came to Sheyenne for a visit with Jan Loe and Steph. They...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: May 31, 2021

Last Saturday, Jimmy Indergaard accompanied Andy and Ruth Braaten to Fargo, where they were among those who attended the wedding of Bryce Laxdal. While in Fargo, Jimmy and Andy also enjoyed a car show on Sunday. Karen Koepplin and Rowdy stopped...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    May 31, 2021

Oberon Oracles: May 31, 2021

Last week, Jake, Amanda, Fallyn and Piper Hegland celebrated Fallyn’s pre-K graduation on Thursday, May 13. Grandparents Terry and Nancy Weischedel, and Jarvis and Patty Hegland were guests. Following the graduation, they all met at the Bird Dawg...

 

Talk of the Town: May 31, 2021

Area folks extend sympathy to the family of Claude Dreher. Roger Topp enjoyed a country drive around his old stomping grounds, the Grace City area, on Thursday, when his brother Raymond picked him up from the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd....

 

Warwick Lutheran Church recognizes seniors

The Warwick Lutheran congregation recognized their seniors Sunday, May 16, at the 9:30 a.m. worship service. Church council member Amy Hultgren presented each senior with a homemade quilt and well...

 

Qualifying North Dakota families to receive extra help with child care costs

BISMARCK, N.D. – Child care is a vital and costly service for working parents in North Dakota, where almost three, out of every four, parents of children ages five and younger are in the workforce. North Dakota families who participate in the...

 
 By Lloyd Omdahl    Opinion    May 31, 2021

Newspapers foster the sense of community

Because newspapers have been at the forefront of community building, we cannot talk about the precarious condition of the published word without considering this primary function of nurturing the...

 
 By Kevin Cramer    Opinion    May 31, 2021

Letter: Senator Cramer calls for Congressional review of proposals to improve the meatpacking industry

U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) sent a letter to Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Ranking Member John Boozman (R-AR) on Monday urging them to convene a committee...

 

N.D. Treasurer Thomas Beadle joins coalition to oppose Biden Administration attacks on the fossil fuel industry

North Dakota State Treasurer Thomas Beadle announced Wednesday he has joined a coalition of 15 State Treasurers to speak out against apparent attempts by President Joe Biden's administration to...

 

Obituary: Leander Walen

Leander Walen, 87, passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2021, at his home in Glenfield, N.D., surrounded by his loving family. Graveside service was held Thursday, May 27, 2021 at the Glenfield Cemetery,...

 

Obituary: Arden Georgeson

Arden H. Georgeson, 84 of Heimdal, N.D., passed away Friday, May 21, 2021 at St. Aloisius Hospital, Harvey, N.D. Funeral service was on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at Nelson Funeral Home, Fessenden, N.D.,...

 

Obituary: Claude Dreher

Claude Dreher, 66, passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021 at his home in Grace City, N.D. Funeral service was held Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Faith Evangelical Free Church, Grace City, N.D. Rev. Dave Fix...

 

Sermonette: Let's Huddle Up in Faith! Part V

Over the past weeks, I’ve shared about a simple five-step nightly faith practice called FAITH5. FAITH5 is a nightly ritual that helps families grow closer to one another and to God, one night at a time. All that benefit and it only takes just a...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    Features    May 31, 2021

Archival Anecdotes: Better keep those feet dry!

The boots featured this week are the only set of army boots in the Eddy County Museum's collection, and are among a limited number of artifacts from World War I. With a little research, I learned...

 

History of New Rockford: May 31, 2021

On Feb. 16, 1904, George William Robinson, born March 16, 1840, near Montreal, Quebec, died at his home in Thief River Falls, Minn. He married Sarah A. Millen on Aug. 5, 1861, and they had seven child...

 
 By David Adler    Features    May 31, 2021

Nullification: Old wine in new bottles

The doctrine of nullification, a pernicious pillar of southern resistance to the federal government in the 19th and 20th centuries, promotes a constitutional theory that was emphatically rejected by the framers of the Constitution, when they cast the...

 

Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021