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TenderBison to sponsor NASCAR driver Zane Smith

GMS Racing officials in Statesville, N.C. announced Monday, June 21 that TenderBison will sponsor Zane Smith for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Knoxville Raceway on July 9. "I'm...

 

Go karts, parade, food and fireworks on tap this 4th of July

Flock to the Rock for Independence Day weekend! This year, the fun in New Rockford begins on Friday, July 2 with the Red Ball Golf Tournament at 1 p.m. The Freedom 5K gets underway at 7 p.m. Race day...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    June 28, 2021

Sphere of Influence

He's a North Dakota native who's traveled the world. Now he's back to his roots, so to speak, at Wonder Lanes, brightening the wall of the iconic bowling alley with his breathtaking artistry. "My...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    June 28, 2021

Attentive teenage server named Employee of the Month

There's one teenage face that seems to pop up in many places around town, and he's known for his dedication to not only school and work, but also to volunteer service. Josh Homiston, a senior at New...

 

Eagles donate thousands to local projects

 The New Rockford Eagles Club has recently made donations to the Wonder Lanes fund, Ladies Auxiliary Cemetery Association and the Eddy County Sheriff's Office....

 
 By Oakley Brazil    News    June 28, 2021

Summer Street Market returns to Centennial Park

After a year off, the summer street market set up shop in downtown New Rockford. On Thursday, June 17, shoppers browsed the outdoor market and found many items of interest. There were handmade soaps...

 

Good Neighbor Award: Great River Energy employees assist in semi-rollover

Preston Weisenburger and Jeremy Schmaltz, both plant operators, were traveling to work at 4:30 a.m. April 18, when they saw a semi had rolled into the ditch on North Dakota Highway 52. They were the...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: June 28, 2021

Jimmy Indergaard enjoyed phone chats with his sister Sharon Laxdal on Wednesday and Sunday. Aaron and Danielle Koepplin, Hendrix, Kerrigan and Chevelle were brief stoppers at the Charlotte Koepplin home on Sunday evening. Margie Anderson was a Sunday...

 

Talk of the Town: June 28, 2021

New Rockford and area folks extend their sympathy to the family of Bill Beals. Correction: Sorry Billy Womacks Jr., my mistake; Flo is your sister, not wife. Candy Jensen was among family and friends to take first birthday greetings to Crew Allmaras...

 

National Internet Safety Month: Online shopping, banking, charity and travel

The Internet has had an enormous impact on the way people shop, do their banking, make investments, plan travel, and even how they pay their taxes. In the vast majority of cases, the experiences have been positive. Online shopping allows you to find...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    June 28, 2021

Sheyenne News: June 28, 2021

Foot Care will be held at the Sheyenne Senior Center on Thursday morning, July 1. Patti Clifton, along with Deanna Smith Erickson, Gail Weisenburger, Don Ystaas, Arlynn Hefta, Rick and Leona Eversvik, were at the New Rockford Golf Club last...

 
 By Peter Roff    Opinion    June 28, 2021

Powering up America by giving consumers choices

America’s high national living standards lead us to consider things like abundant access to clean water, comprehensive cellular service, and a reliable electric grid as commonplace. Much of the...

 

Juneteenth declared a federal holiday

Better known as Freedom Day, Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. On June 19, 1865, 156 years ago, Union soldiers landed in Galveston to bring the news of freedom to slaves. The...

 
 By David Adler    Opinion    June 28, 2021

We the People: To regulate in the last resort

Does Congress, under the Time, Place and Manner Clause of the Constitution, possess authority to “alter” or otherwise override state laws governing the conduct of congressional elections? That is the central constitutional question at the heart...

 

Sermonette: Why it Matters

For the past eight weeks, I have shared with you all about a nightly faith practice called FAITH5. I’ve invited you each week to “Huddle Up in Faith” with your family to share these five simple steps: 1. SHARE your highs and lows 2. READ a...

 

Obituary: Arlene Bush

Arlene V (Erman) Bush, 92, passed away on June 9, 2021 at Edgewood Vista in Mandan, N.D. Arlene was born on October 3, 1928 in Harvey, N.D. to Samuel (Ehrmann) Erman and Bertha (Wiersch) Erman. She gr...

 

Obituary: Ava Scurry

Ava Glancy Scurry, 74, passed away on June 18, 2021 at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, N.D. Funeral service was held on Monday, June 21 at the Evans Funeral Home, Carrington,...

 
 By Gerri Makay    News    June 28, 2021

Tree Talk: June 28, 2021

This week’s featured tree is honeylocust – specifically, ‘Northern Acclaim’ thorn-less honeylocust. While the species is native to eastern states of the U.S. and is covered with thorns, ‘Northern Acclaim’ is a cultivar selected and...

 

Archival Anecdotes: Traveling through Time

This week's featured artifact is a photograph of Edgar and Joyce Mattson driving in the New Rockford Parade on July 4, 1957. Edgar and Joyce, the original owners of the 1903 Orient Buckboard, made...

 

History of New Rockford: June 28, 2021

On March 14, 1904, the Phillips Academy trustees (Rev. C.H. Phillips, Jamestown; Rev. E.S. Shaw, Fargo; Rev. Robert Paton, Carrington; Rev. J.R. Beebe, New Rockford; Messrs. A. Baldwin, Oberon; James...

 

Obituary: Herman Doeling

Herman Richard (Dick) Doeling, 91, of Carrington, N.D., passed away peacefully on Monday, June 14, 2021. Prior to his passing, Dick was visited by family members at The Arbors in Gulf Breeze, Fla....

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    June 28, 2021

Savvy Senior: How to Pick the Best Place to Retire

Dear Savvy Senior, My husband and I will both be retiring in a few years and are interested in relocating to a warmer climate but could use some help. What resources can you recommend for locating...

 
 By Pam Harrison    Sports    June 28, 2021

Post #30 takes championship

New Rockford Post #30 traveled to Bottineau on June 18-19 to play in the First Annual Bottineau Memorial Veterans Tournament sponsored by Bottineau Post #42. NR went undefeated in the tournament,...

 
 By Pam Harrison    Sports    June 28, 2021

Sox defeat Nelson County

New Rockford Post #30 played at home on June 16, and won their fourth straight game against district opponent Nelson County Owls. The Sox built an early seven run lead in the first four innings and...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    June 28, 2021

Ruthers' bats silenced in loss to Carrington

New Rockford's Babe Ruth team traveled to Carrington on Friday, June 18, and their offense was held to just two hits in a 10-0 loss. Each hitting singles, in defeat for New Rockford, were Keaton...

 

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