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 By Nathan Price    News    June 20, 2022

2022 Election: Voter turnout low for primary

Voters in Eddy County took to the polls Tuesday, June 14, to cast their ballots for local elections and primary races within their county, district and state. Of the 2,015 eligible voters in Eddy...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    June 20, 2022

Summer storm floods roads, golf course

In the overnight and early morning hours of Tuesday, June 14, severe storms saturated New Rockford and much of Eddy County. Loud claps of thunder and sheets of rain blanketed the area, and at...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    June 20, 2022

Registration open for Freedom 5K

Kick off your festivities this 4th of July weekend by supporting local veterans at the annual Freedom 5K! The New Rockford Transcript will be hosting the event this year, which is scheduled for... Full story

 
 By Nathan Price    News    June 20, 2022

Hop on in, the water's fine!

Get your trunks, swimsuits and pool noodles ready, the New Rockford pool is finally open! On Thursday, June 16, the New Rockford pool opened its doors following a complex process of getting the pool...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    June 20, 2022

Exterior enclosure underway for bison plant expansion

Since breaking ground on Sept. 16 last year, work on a major expansion project for North American Bison, LLC (NAB) has been well underway. Passers by traveling on Highway 281 have likely seen the...

 

High school musicians go on tour

 New Rockford-Sheyenne music students embarked on a five-day tour of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro the morning after graduation. They honed their musical skills in a private masterclass at...

 

AARP Scam Alert: Medicare Fraud ravages system

Medicare fraud continues to ravage the program to the tune of billions of dollars a year. And while the cost to the program increases costs for beneficiaries in the form of higher premiums, much more is at stake. Your healthcare history can be...

 

North Dakota Region III Daycare Expansion Program

North Central Planning Council (NCPC) in collaboration with the economic development offices in N.D. Region III, including Cavalier County JDA, Benson County JDA, Forward Devils Lake, Towner County EDC, New Rockford Betterment Corporation and Rolla J...

 
 By Julie Shrock    News    June 20, 2022

Resources for Veterans: June 20, 2022

Greetings! Now that the weather has gotten nicer and the Fourth of July is just around the corner, people will be gathering in large groups. I encourage you to stay safe and consider testing yourself or families if you are not feeling well, or think...

 

4-H Showcase event held on June 13 in Carrington

The 4-H Showcase event for Foster and Eddy counties was held Monday, June 13, 2022 at the Carrington Research Extension Center. The 4-H Showcase consisted of two categories, Project Expo and Consumer...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    June 20, 2022

701 Rundown: June 20, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Rain slows planting progress “The worst planting conditions of my lifetime.” That’s...

 

New Rockford blood drive brings in 47 volunteers

The New Rockford community hosted a blood drive with Vitalant on May 26 at St. John’s Catholic Church, which helped collect a total of 43 units of blood products for patients in need. A total of 47 individuals0 volunteered to donate blood and 38...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: June 20, 2022

Jimmy Indergaard enjoyed visiting and supper with his sister, Ruth, and Andy Braaten Tuesday and visiting and supper Wednesday with uncle, Mervin Indergaard, and cousin, Vicki Magill. Friday afternoon, Pastor Richard Biberdorf was a visitor at the...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    June 20, 2022

Oberon Oracles: June 20, 2022

Neal and Liz Swenson’s son, Evan, and Hope Gutschmidt were married last Saturday. All of Liz’s and all of Neal’s siblings were able to attend except one. Congratulations again to Evan and Hope. Lester Roberts, Midge Quam and Lezlee Thorson...

 

Talk of the Town: June 20, 2022

New Rockford and area folks extend sympathy to the family of Richard Dungan. Sunday morning, Shirley Packard received a sad phone call from Front Royal, Va. that long-time friend, Gloria Price (Marcon) had passed away at the age of 95. Gloria was a...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    June 20, 2022

Sheyenne News: June 20, 2022

Patti Clifton kept a medical appointment at Jamestown Regional Medical Center recently. Jan Loe rode along with her. They ate noon lunch at Pingree on the way to Jamestown. After Patti's appointment, they did some shopping before returning to...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    June 20, 2022

Craving some fatherhood advice?

Wow! Will this really be my 19th Father's Day as a father? My biggest regret is that I've had to learn so much the hard way. To make life easier for other fathers and prospective fathers, I'm sharing...

 
 By Erin Oban    Opinion    June 20, 2022

Rural North Dakota: A place everyone can call home

The story of my upbringing is not unlike thousands of other North Dakotans. I grew up in a very small, rural community – Ray, North Dakota – the same hometown of my parents, in a modest house that my parents built when they were married. That...

 
 By David Adler    Opinion    June 20, 2022

We the People: Supreme Court rebukes Truman's seizure of steel mills

In his 6-3 opinion for the Supreme Court in the landmark case, Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer (1952), Justice Hugo Black rejected President Harry Truman’s assertion of an inherent executive power to seize the steel industry as a means of...

 

Obituary: Terry Braathen

Terry Braathen Tolna, N.D. Terry Braathen, age 81, of Tolna, N.D., died Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at the NCHS Hospital in McVille, N.D. Terrance "Terry" Braathen was born August 4, 1940, in...

 

Burial stones laid at feet of unmarked graves

A community project has been laid to rest. As previously reported in the Transcript, community members identified four unmarked graves in the New Rockford cemetery last October and embarked on a...

 

Sermonette: June 20, 2022

A heavy metal band I commonly listen to, Skillet, recently released a song called “Hero.” In the song they describe, with no shortage of energy, how we need a hero. From the Skillet’s perspective, there is so much wrong with the world, life,...

 

Living on Purpose: Learning how to adjust our sails

“Our mind is a garden our thoughts are seeds, we can plant flowers or we can plant weeds.” This old saying means we choose what we think about and are responsible for the thoughts we allow to grow. We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust...

 
 By Gerri Makay    Features    June 20, 2022

Tree Talk: It's raining leaves and seeds, oh my!

We've needed moisture here in the Great Plains. We've prayed and hoped for rain, and now we're getting it – in some places, more than enough. But during the last couple of weeks, what's dropping...

 

History of New Rockford: June 20, 2022

On the evening of Feb. 16, 1905, the New Rockford Orchestra furnished the music for “a large number of our young people” at a dance in the Hotel Davies. The Feb. 17, 1905, “Transcript” had a...

 

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