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 By Amy Wobbema    News    July 12, 2021

Independence Day Fun

New Rockford and Sheyenne had a lot of fun on tap for Independence Day weekend. Scroll through this photo gallery to get the rundown....

 

USDA: Farmers can hay, graze and chop cover crops on prevent plant acres

Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency (USDA-RMA) announced that agricultural producers with crop insurance can hay, graze or chop cover crops on prevent plant acres for silage, haylage or baleage at any time and...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    July 12, 2021

Water treatment plant updates delayed yet again

New Rockford residents will have to wait a little longer for better water. Wade Senger of Interstate Engineering explained to city commissioners on Monday that the contractor has requested a contract...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    July 12, 2021

Noxious weed control, staff benefits on agenda for county commission

Eddy County State’s Attorney Ashley Lies has been researching state law regarding responsibility for spraying road right-of-ways. What she has learned is that the law is not clear. Whereas, N.D....

 

LRSC and LHGS sign agreement to offer nursing apprenticeships

On June 17, Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd became the latest partner in the long term care industry to host nursing apprentices from Lake Region State College. The program combines rigorous...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    July 12, 2021

Meet the Cast: "Life Could be a Dream" Part II

He's a Rolla Bulldog, but he's from Missouri, not North Dakota. Kelly Brown plays Eugene Johnson, Denny's best friend and co-conspirator in DPRCA's "Life Could Be a Dream." A junior at Western...

 

Nathan Beals graduates from University of Utah

The University of Utah wishes to congratulate Nathan Beals of Tempe, AZ, who was among the 8,442 graduates honored during the 152nd general commencement ceremony on May 6, 2021. Beals' degree is listed as: • Degree: Bachelor of Arts • Major:...

 

Our Outdoors: Clear Fun

The rising sun heated the morning air like a fuse on the fireworks launched the night before, and as it came up over the slightly rippled waters of the northern lake on Independence Day, the fishing...

 
 By Doug Leier    Recreation    July 12, 2021

North Dakota Outdoors: July 12, 2021

From the end of spring goose and turkey seasons until the mid-August early Canada goose opener, North Dakotans find themselves in a stretch of about three months with no gamebird season open. While...

 

Dakota Recreation Report: July 12, 2021

Outdoor notes: *July 14: Leftover deer gun license application deadline. Go to the N.D. Game and Fish Dept. website, (gf.nd.gov) for details and application. *N.D. Dept. of Environmental Quality...

 

Pleasant Prairie: July 12, 2021

Last Saturday, Jimmy Indergaard enjoyed a visit with his sister Sharon Laxdal near Edinburg. They watched a tractor drive in progress and took pictures, and took in a car show, taking more pictures. Jimmy got in a visit with nephew Blake and Hannah...

 

Talk of the Town: July 12, 2021

House guests prior to and over the Fourth of July at the Martin and Janelle Koepplin home were daughter Trisha McMonagle, Wylie and Zaylie from Goodyear, Ariz. They enjoyed time with some other family and friends, and took in the holiday activities...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    July 12, 2021

Sheyenne News: July 12, 2021

Last Friday evening, Jan Loe and Steph were in Minnewaukan for a walleye cookout at the summer place of Brian and Pam Hill. Jim and Marjean Woodrow were also there for the cookout. Bonnie Deegan's sister Margaret, and her husband Will Brinks, recentl...

 
 By Tom Purcell    Opinion    July 12, 2021

Thanks for the wonderful days, Jack

Every night, just before bed, he’d thank his bride of 70 years for giving him another wonderful day on earth. That was the sweet-hearted nature of Jack Krieger, my family’s next-door neighbor for...

 
 By Lloyd Omdahl    Opinion    July 12, 2021

Abortion issue muddier than ever

Most of the state legislatures have terminated their business for the year, leaving the abortion issue unsolved, most likely because it is an unsolvable issue that straddles the secular and spiritual...

 
 By David Adler    Opinion    July 12, 2021

Where frequent elections end, tyranny begins

Students of the Constitution often ask for an explanation of the Constitutional Convention’s rationale for distinguishing the length of terms for members of the U.S. House of Representatives, and the U.S. Senate. Why, they wonder, do Representative...

 

First Lutheran Church to celebrate 100th anniversary

Although postponed for almost a full year, it is with jubilation that First Lutheran Church’s 100th anniversary festivities will finally take place this fall. On Sunday, October 18, 2020, Pastor Amy Kippen conducted a special service to acknowledge...

 

Summer S'more worship

Wednesday nights this summer, join First Lutheran Church in New Rockford for worship, fellowship and fun. S'more Worship services will be held Wednesday, July 14 & 21, and August 4 & 18 at 6...

 

Sermonette: Come and Rest

Matthew 11:28-30 (NIV) “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my...

 

Forever an optimist in an imperfect world

I watch my little grandson, who is almost three years old, and it’s amazing how fast he is learning about life. He’s happy when he has his way, but when he’s told no or stop, he bows his head and sticks out his lower lip. How many of us are lik...

 

Archival Anecdotes: What's the story with the cookie jar?

For as long as I can remember, I've heard songs and jokes about the cookie jar. Yet somehow, I have never lived in a home that had a cookie jar. I guess my cookies resided in plastic packages (as...

 

History of New Rockford: July 12, 2021

At 6 p.m. on March 25, 1904, the Epworth League of the Methodist Church sponsored a supper at the Opera House for 25 cents. Over 100 plates were laid. After the meal, R.P. Allison acted as the emcee...

 
 By Gerri Makay    Features    July 12, 2021

Tree Talk: July 12, 2021

American elm is North Dakota's state tree. It is these canopies that, with their beautiful vase-shape, form leafy "tunnels" along elm-lined streets. Elms were a natural choice for planting in...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    July 12, 2021

Savvy Senior: The Hidden Dangers of Sleep Apnea

Dear Savvy Senior, How can you know when someone has sleep apnea? My husband has become such a terrible snorer that he wakes himself up at night, and he keeps me up too. Tired Teri Dear Teri, If your...

 
 By Pam Harrison    Sports    July 12, 2021

Post #30 takes revenge

New Rockford Post #30 avenged their earlier loss to Carrington Post #25 on July 1. The Black Sox soundly defeated the Redbirds 12-2 in six innings. Carrington started the scoring with a single run in...

 

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