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Articles from the June 22, 2020 edition

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LHGS to observe Silver Linings Day with parade

Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd will join the North Dakota Long Term Care Association in honoring employees on Tuesday, June 23, a day designated as Silver Linings Day in North Dakota. The event...

 

Street paving to begin this week

Border States Paving of Fargo will begin paving select city streets this week. Residents who had new water mains installed last fall and this spring in New Rockford will be on the docket. As shown on...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    June 22, 2020

Veterinarian publishes novel

Dr. Sarah Davis spends a lot of time reading, whether it be paperback, Kindle or audiobooks. "I love to immerse myself in fantasy and fiction," she says. In her work as a veterinarian, Davis spends a...

 

Deputy Sauve joins Eddy County force

Introducing the newest member of the Eddy County Sheriff's Department: Deputy Bennett Sauve. Deputy Sauve grew up in Thief River Falls, Minn., just about an hour east of Grand Forks. Sauve found his...

 

Summer Fun

It's starting to look a lot like summertime! This past week residents and visitors gathered downtown for a great classic car show, enjoyed live music from DPRCA, and showed up to cheer on the 'Sox at...

 

Classic Car Show

Ron Lende invited area car enthusiasts from the Lake Region Classic Cruisers Car Club to his Cities Service Station in downtown New Rockford. The result was the largest car show New Rockford has seen...

 

DPRCA Presents Songs on Central

The Dakota Prairie Regional Center for the Arts may be experiencing a brief intermission in terms of their now-canceled summer show. However, that does stop this creative bunch from saying that...

 

Sheyenne Fire Hall addition enclosed

Onlookers wouldn't even be able to tell that a summer thunderstorm caused damage to the Sheyenne Fire Hall addition just two weeks ago as the walls were being built. Workers didn't let a little...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    June 22, 2020

Sans golf, Swing Fore Charity event features raffle drawing at Eagles Club

Yet another annual event was forced to take a detour last week due to COVID-19. Swing Fore Charity event organizers decided to forego their 14th annual golf tournament and silent auction. Sans golf,...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    June 22, 2020

Schaefer, Benson elected to NR-S school board

On Monday, June 15, the NR-S school board met to close out the 2019-20 school year, which fiscally ends June 30. Canvassing the election results was the first order of business. Mike Schafer ran for the former New Rockford district, bringing in a...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    June 22, 2020

Oberon Oracles: June 22, 2020

Lester Roberts made a trip to his farm and the cemetery in Oberon on Tuesday. He also enjoyed a phone visit from his sister June on Friday. Roger and Lester also had a phone visit on Sunday. Dave and Linda Madson spent Friday at the farm with Carrie...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    June 22, 2020

Sheyenne News: June 22, 2020

Last Thursday, Jan Loe was at the home of Geraldine Brodell in Warwick, for a noon luncheon and to visit with the Warwick girls. Patti Clifton and Jared enjoyed noon lunch from the Ribfest at Miller's Fresh Foods in New Rockford last Thursday. The...

 

Talk of the Town: June 22, 2020

Janet Laube enjoyed a “how are you doing” phone call from niece Shelly Nelson from Oklahoma one evening. Wednesday Shirley Packard and Calvin were among those tested for COVID-19 at the Eddy County Fairgrounds. They were happy to get negative...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: June 22, 2020

Jimmy Indergaard went for several walks Saturday, working up an appetite to enjoy dinner with Andy and Ruth Braaten. Sunday Jimmy had phone chats with his sister Fran and Dennis Walen and supper with his sister Ruth and Andy and Dennis and Noelle....

 

Letter to the Editor: Great River Energy to close Coal Creek Station

Great River Energy’s recent announcement that it intends to close Coal Creek generating station is, unquestionably, a blow to North Dakota. As someone who knows many of the people who work at the plant and the associated coal mine, I also find a...

 
 By Lily Kofler    Opinion    June 22, 2020

One positive side effect of the coronavirus

If you noticed a lot more cash parked in your checking account lately, you're not alone. Americans haven't been saving this much money since the Great Depression, and antiquated Depression-era values...

 
 By Tom Purcell    Opinion    June 22, 2020

The blessings of having a stubborn father

My father’s mission was to tame the stupidity out of me – a powerful blessing too few children are experiencing now. My dad had his work cut out for him. Over the years, I shattered a picture...

 
 By Tony Bender    Opinion    June 22, 2020

Happy landings

I was mowing in the backyard a couple of weeks ago – better described as haying – when a mourning dove flopped out of the tall grass ahead. At first, I figured it was a mother feigning injury to lead me away from a nest. Any child of the prairie...

 

Obituary: Evelyn Paluh

Evelyn Lucille Paluh, 95, was called home to our Lord on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington, ND. Graveside services were held Friday, June 12 at the Carrington Cemetery. Rev....

 

Sermonette: Be Still

He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” -Psalm 46:10 The Lord has been reminding me of the basics lately. He has been bringing me back to him, his heart and the building...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    June 22, 2020

No positive results from Eddy County testing

On Wednesday, June 10, the Eddy County Fairgrounds hosted the first community-wide testing event for COVID-19 in Eddy County. There were 141 individuals tested that windy afternoon, according to Eddy...

 

Archival Anecdotes: The Swimming Hole

Swimming has long been an enjoyable activity during the summer months, but did you know that the swimming pool didn't enter mainstream America until after World War II? So for the majority of human...

 

History of New Rockford: June 22, 2020

The May 1, 1903, “Transcript” mentioned the “Litchville Bulletin.” A letter to the paper from Robert Walden indicated he and his family had located in the Westminster District of British...

 

Independent: Black Sox shut out Jamestown 8-0

The Black Sox looked to take on a promising Jamestown team at Legion Park on Monday, June 15. Throughout this game the 'Sox showed that they're going to be a hard team to beat with a spectacular...

 

Independent: SNR defeats Cando

Fresh off their amazing victory against Carrington, the SNR Black Sox looked to build momentum with another win against Cando on Wednesday, June 10. The first inning was pretty even with one run...

 

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