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 By Nathan Price    News    June 6, 2022

Cleaner water on tap in the coming days

Last week, Wade Senger of Interstate Engineering and the City of New Rockford provided an update regarding the ongoing water treatment plant project. According to a statement from the City of New...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    June 6, 2022

Benefit for Thumb Thursday

Tara Thumb, a resident of Sheyenne, is in the midst of a tough fight to beat cancer, and there's a way the community can lend a hand. On Thursday, June 9, a spaghetti benefit will be held at the...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    June 6, 2022

NR-S outlines strategic plan

At New Rockford-Sheyenne’s regular school board meeting on May 9, NR-S Superintendent Jill Louters presented the district’s long range strategic plan. According to Louters, the district analyzes...

 
 By Kyrie O'Connor    Sports    June 6, 2022

State Champ X4

The weekend of May 26-28, seemed like a perfect weekend to break some state records. Well, for NR-S sophomore, Kelsie Belquist, anyway. Belquist was among 10 other teammates to travel to Bismarck...

 

NR-S Class of 2022

On Sunday, May 29, the 25 members of the New Rockford-Sheyenne High School Class of 2022 received their diplomas in front of a gym filled with their family and friends....

 

NR-S Pre-K students visit the Settelmeyer farm

On Thursday, May 27, Sandy Settelmeyer, Lori Demester and 19 preschoolers traveled to Settelmeyer farm just south of New Rockford for the second annual Pre-K Farm Day....

 

Cathay 130th anniversary celebration set for Aug. 6-7

Cathay is celebrating its 130th anniversary with a celebration and all-school reunion on Aug. 6-7, 2022. Back in 1892, the railroad built a town along the Rocky Run and a Chinese cook named it after his home country…and thus Cathay was born....

 

Feature race victory for Theis at Jamestown Speedway's 2022 season opener

On Saturday, May 28, New Rockford native Tanner Theis earned his first-ever feature race victory in the Wissota Midwest Modified series at Jamestown Speedway's 2022 season opener. Second place...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    June 6, 2022

701 Rundown: June 6, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. ‘Swole with pride’; School wins $100,000 fitness center For not quitting and at the...

 

JRMC Welcome Center to close on evenings and weekends

Effective immediately, the JRMC Welcome Center will close on evenings and weekends. However, Jamestown Regional Medical Center remains open to patients, visitors and guests. The Welcome Center will open at 5:45 a.m. and close at 4:30 p.m. Monday...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    June 6, 2022

Sheyenne News: June 6, 2022

Jim and Marjean Woodrow, Brian and Pam Hill, all of Grand Forks, were Saturday visitors at the home of Jan Loe. They enjoyed a visit with coffee and homemade donuts. The Woodrows and Hills were in the area to tend to family gravesites. Patti Clifton...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: June 6, 2022

Friday visitors at the Charlotte Koepplin home were Jerry and Carol Clancy of Thompson, N.D., Margie Anderson, and Janet Laube. All enjoyed visiting over pizza and sweet treats. Later, the Clancy’s placed flowers on loved ones’ graves at Prairie...

 

Talk of the Town: June 6, 2022

Helpers and doers this week at the Shirley Packard home have been Calvin Packard, Todd Harrison and Mary Gehrtz. Scott and Kim Lucht of Rochester, Minn. arrived at mom, Eloise Lucht’s, home Saturday. Evening found Anthony Bush stopping in to visit...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    June 6, 2022

Oberon Oracles: June 6, 2022

Johnny Grann returned to Jamestown on Sunday to start summer workouts. Sunday, John and Donna Grann and Brian and Vicki Maddock from Maddock attended a Hank Williams Jr. concert at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Thursday, Lester Roberts kept a...

 

Harrison & Ricker wed

Veronica Nicholl Harrison and Casey Allen Ricker were married May 14, 2022 at the Lone Oak Farm Wedding Venue in Ayr, N.D. Officiant Amber officiated the ceremony. Parents of the bride are Pamela...

 
 By David Adler    Opinion    June 6, 2022

Loving: The Supreme Court upholds interracial marriage

Fifty-five years ago, on June 12, 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court, in the landmark case of Loving v. Virginia, struck down in the name of equal protection and due process a state law banning interracial marriage. The court declared that the right of...

 
 By Tom Purcell    Opinion    June 6, 2022

Growing up in a world of childhood worries

The only worry I had was that Old Man Miller might be hiding out behind the shed trying to catch us running through his garden when we played "Tag" in our back yards. If you grew up in the '70s in...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    June 6, 2022

Do you have a personal catch phrase?

Hollywood makes iconic catch phrases seem easy. Whether it’s McGarrett’s “Book ‘em, Danno” or Vizzini’s “Inconceivable!” in “The Princess Bride,” we take them for granted. But...

 

Obituary: Gerda Backman

Gerda Backman New Rockford, N.D. Gerda (Gedrose) Backman, age 95, of New Rockford, ND, died Thursday, May 26, 2022 at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, N.D. Gerda's visitation was...

 

Obituary: Mavis Chamberlain

Mavis Chamberlain New Rockford, N.D. Mavis Chamberlain, 75, of New Rockford, N.D., passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, N.D. Mavis'...

 
 By Julie Shrock    News    June 6, 2022

Resources for Veterans: June 6, 2022

Greetings! I was honored to join with American Legion members, on Friday morning, to place flags on Veteran graves at the New Rockford cemetery. It was really something to see all those flags on the...

 

Sermonette: June 6, 2022

Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization gives the Supreme Court an opportunity to undo Roe v. Wade. If Roe is overturned and North Dakota decides to protect the lives of preborn children, then more care for mothers and their children must...

 
 By Gerri Makay    Features    June 6, 2022

Tree Talk: ABC's of Planting Trees

Tree planting can take place anytime during the growing season. With the cool, rainy season we are experiencing, now is a great time to get some trees in the ground! Trees provide shade, wildlife...

 

History of New Rockford: June 6, 2022

The Feb. 3, 1905, “Transcript” said that recently, Lou Smith [former New Rockford band leader, June 14, 1902-July 28, 1903, and barber, Dec. 1902-July 28, 1903], had died of smallpox in Billings,...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    June 6, 2022

Savvy Senior: Adaptive clothing takes the stress out of dressing

Dear Savvy Senior, What kinds of clothing options are available to mobility-challenged seniors who have a difficult time dressing? Looking for Mom Dear Looking, The chore of dressing and undressing...

 

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