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 By Nathan Price    News    June 13, 2022

Local veterans enjoy exotic, all-expenses-paid fishing trip

Three local veterans recently returned from a "trip of a lifetime" to Dauphin Island, Alabama. Earlier this year, County Veterans Service Officer, Julie Shrock, began working with American Heroes in...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    June 13, 2022

Commissioners discuss drainage concerns after spring flooding

With overland flooding having wreaked havoc through much of Eddy County since their last meeting, culverts and drainage concerns were a big topic of discussion for county commissioners on Tuesday, Jun...

 

Polls open for primary Tuesday

For those planning to cast their votes on Election Day, an in-person polling location will be open for all Eddy County voters, including those in District 15, at the Brown Memorial Auditorium from 8...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    June 13, 2022

Financing secured for street project

The City of New Rockford has secured financing for the street project. Auditor Becki Schumacher and President Stu Richter negotiated the terms with the Bank of North Dakota this past month. Interstate...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    June 13, 2022

Summer Street Market downtown Thursday

This Thursday evening, downtown New Rockford plays host to the first Summer Street Market of the season. Grab a bite to eat from the Mexican Munchies food truck or the Cities Service Luncheonette....

 

Perleberg, Jacobson elected to school board

On Tuesday, June 7, residents of the New Rockford-Sheyenne School District #2 cast their vote for who would sit on the NR-S school board. The three-year terms of current board members Mike Jacobson...

 

4-Hers compete in District Communication Arts contest held at New Rockford

Young people from Wells, Stutsman, Sheridan and Foster counties competed June 1, 2022 in the 4-H District Communication Arts Contest held at the New Rockford -Sheyenne School in New Rockford. Communic...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    June 13, 2022

Eddy County Sheriff's Report

New Rockford resident Joseph M. Lawrence has been sentenced and fined for attacking a man during a Valentine’s Day weekend bar fight. At the scene, evidence was gathered from eyewitnesses, a video o...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    June 13, 2022

Oberon Oracles: June 13, 2022

Lester Roberts enjoyed the Memorial Day program at Ostby Hall in Sheyenne Monday. He visited with several friends, including Howard and Helen Schmid, Eloise Ploium and Jim and Marjean Woodrow. Wednesday, Lester was in Maddock on business. Lester and...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: June 13, 2022

Circle Trail Riders Inc. held their June meeting Monday evening at the home of Secretary, Charlotte Koepplin. Final plans were made for the upcoming trail ride and annual raffle. Thursday afternoon brief stopper at the Charlotte Koepplin home were...

 

Talk of the Town: June 13, 2022

Sunday visitors and dinner guests at the Ken and Marvis Holte home were Loren and Amber Holte and McKenzie from Bismarck. They had taken in the car show in Devils Lake and visited with sister Fayette Nelson. Amanda Bickett stopped in to visit brother...

 

Eagles Club donates to Eddy County Rod and Gun Club, Carrington FBLA chapter

The New Rockford Eagles Club recently donated $10,000 to the Eddy County Rod & Gun Club and $5,000 to the Carrington FBLA chapter. The donation to the Rod and Gun Club will be used towards making...

 

Davis releases first book in new series

Local author Dr. Sarah Davis announces the publication of her second book, "They Had Eyes of Silver." June 21, 2022 is the official release date for this work of fiction, a steamy paranormal romance a...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    June 13, 2022

701 Rundown: June 13, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Weber hired as new CHS principal Mr. Connor Weber is the new High School Principal at...

 
 By David Adler    Opinion    June 13, 2022

Steel Seizure Case ruling reins in presidential power

The 70th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in the Steel Seizure Case reminds us of the capacity of the nation’s High Tribunal to stand tall in the defense of the rule of law and American Constitutionalism. On 2, 1952, the court,...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    Opinion    June 13, 2022

"Top Gun: Maverick" reignites big screen excitement

If you are like me, you were waiting for the release of “Top Gun: Maverick” for a while. A product of the ‘80s, the original 1986 film was among those I could watch over and over again. I had ...

 
 By Lloyd Omdahl    Opinion    June 13, 2022

Stopping the slaughter in schools

We had free access to guns when I was growing up. Common gun sense ruled the country. There was seldom the kind of mass shootings of kids as we see occurring today. Ironically, the strongest...

 

Obituary: Sheryl Leslie

Sheryl Leslie Burlington, N.D. Sheryl 'Sherry' D. Leslie, 79, Burlington, died Friday, June 3, 2022, in her home. Sherry was born March 31, 1943, in New Rockford, N.D. to Douglas and Margaret 'Peggy'...

 

Obituary: Richard (Dick) Dale Dungan

Richard (Dick) Dale Dungan Mankato, Minn. Born October 23, 1935, Dick grew up on a farm east of New Rockford, N.D., where he was raised by his parents Lawrence and Helen (Wipperling) Dungan. He...

 

Sermonette: David's Mighty Men

Adino killed 800 men in one battle. Eleazar slayed Philistine warriors alone until his arm was exhausted from destroying his enemies. Shammah, despite being fully surrounded, held the high ground alone and won the victory. These three also tore...

 
 By Gerri Makay    Features    June 13, 2022

Tree Talk: Trees are not tomatoes!

Well, that seems obvious. But there is a point to this statement and we'll get to that. We've been through a long winter and gardeners have long waited to get their hands into the soil. Tomatoes are...

 

History of New Rockford: June 13, 2022

The Feb. 10, 1905, “Transcript” carried a notice for bids for 300 ounces of strychnine for the county up to 2 p.m. March 6. Also, both the county auditor, W.C. Schwoebel and the board of health...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    June 13, 2022

Savvy Senior: How to choose a Medicare supplemental (Medigap) policy

Dear Savvy Senior, I’m planning to enroll in original Medicare in a few months and have been told I probably need to get a Medicare supplemental policy too. Can you offer any tips on selecting one?...

 
 By Nathan Price    Sports    June 13, 2022

Strong start to summer ball for Sox

The Sheyenne-New Rockford Babe Ruth and Legion Black Sox teams kicked off their respective seasons last week, and both got off to a strong start. Up first were the Babe Ruth teams from SNR and Nelson...

 

NR-S fourth quarter honor rolls announced

New Rockford-Sheyenne High School Principal Avolt Baumbach recognized the following students for making the Honor Rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2021-22 school year. High School A Honor Roll 12th Grade: Maria Becker, Nicholas Berglund, Mya...

 

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