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Street repairs underway

Last week, work on the New Rockford street project began in earnest, as construction crews began milling roads on the west end of town. Workers have begun milling 5th Avenue North, 4th Avenue North and 3rd Avenue North, as well as 8th, 9th, 10th,...

 

Special Assessments for street project published this week

The Special Assessment Commission for New Rockford’s city street project has wrapped up its work. The result is a complete list of all the parcels in the two special assessment districts and their special assessment amounts for the city street...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 15, 2022

St. Germaine leads Central Prairie Human Service Zone

The Central Prairie Human Service Zone (CPHS), which provides social services to Eddy, Wells and Foster counties, has a new director. Julie St. Germaine, a native of Rolla, N.D., began her position...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 15, 2022

NR-S board approves 2022-23 preliminary budget

At the NR-S regular school board meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 9, NR-S Business Manager Dave Skogen presented the district’s preliminary budget for the 2022-23 school year. Ahead of Tuesday’s meeting,...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 15, 2022

Sheyenne Stampede Saturday

The Sheyenne Stampede is back! On Saturday, August 20, head on over to Hendrickson Park just west of Sheyenne, N.D., for a jam packed day of rodeo events and live music! The day opens at 10 a.m. with...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 15, 2022

How goes your garden grow?

Another chapter of community garden history has been written. In observance of the New Rockford Community Garden's move across the street into Centennial Park, I did a little research on the origins...

 

NDSU Extension offers food preservation workshop

Love that fresh garden produce but have more than you can eat? Preserve it! It’s not difficult, but you do need to follow safe methods. This introductory hands-on workshop offers you the opportunity to learn safe food preservation techniques....

 

Longie sentenced to life in prison for murder of foster child, abuse and neglect of others

Fargo–United States Attorney Jennifer Klemetsrud Puhl announced that Tammy Longie of Tokio, ND, appeared before Chief Judge Peter D. Welte, U.S. District Court, Fargo, ND, and was sentenced to...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 15, 2022

701 Rundown: August 15, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Blaze destroys iconic building A quiet Sunday afternoon in Rolla changed in an instant last...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    August 15, 2022

Sheyenne News: August 15, 2022

Last Thursday morning, Patti Clifton accompanied Jan Loe to Carrington where Jan kept an appointment. After her appointment, they did some shopping and enjoyed lunch at the Hiway Drive In. Saturday afternoon, Rance and Jena Brown with son Rowan, Sun...

 
 By Jodi Hovdenes    News    August 15, 2022

Within Our Walls: August 15, 2022

Do you suffer from aching, cramping, or pain in your legs? Do you have swelling in your legs or ankles? Do your legs feel heavy or fatigued? Do you have varicose veins? If you answered yes to any of...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: August 15, 2022

Thursday, Jimmy Indergaard enjoyed a visit over supper at his uncle, Mervin Indergaard and cousin, Vicki Magill’s home. Wednesday, Charlotte Koepplin received a phone call from former Brantford grade school mate, Ronald Berglund of Fresno, Calif....

 

Talk of the Town: August 15, 2022

Janet Laube and YipYip patronized the Farmers Market in Sheyenne on Saturday morning, finding fresh veggies and baked goodies. They took a cross-country route home, due to the road construction of Highway 281. Monday, Calvin Packard drove mom, Shirle...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    August 15, 2022

Oberon Oracles: August 15, 2022

Lester Roberts and Midge Quam went to Stump Lake on Sunday where they enjoyed the music of a quartet from Minnesota. Doris Griffin went to Minnewaukan to visit at the 55 Club Saturday. Coffee, bars and cookies were being served and they had a...

 
 By Jase Graves    Opinion    August 15, 2022

If you can't beat the heat, join it

East Texas is hot, and not in the way you compliment your wife when she's mad at you for performing an epic cannonball while she's lounging by the pool with her laptop. For the past few weeks, Texas (and much of the world) has been suffering through...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    Opinion    August 15, 2022

Mini Market movers motivated by mentors

I was excited for the Mini Market in Carrington City Park last Tuesday, as it was a chance to see the next generation of movers and shakers in business, in action. I unfortunately couldn’t make it,...

 
 By David Adler    Opinion    August 15, 2022

Lochnerizing: Supreme Court cements substantive due process

In its recent decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court denounced judicial resort to the doctrine of substantive due process to pour the foundation for the fundamental right to access contra...

 

Obituary: David Eversvik

David Eversvik Warwick, N.D. Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, Papa, brother, uncle, friend and neighbor, David Neal Eversvik was born May 24, 1948, in New Rockford, N.D. and passed away on...

 

Obituary: Myron Kuske

Myron Kuske Jamestown, N.D. Myron Wayne Kuske, 62, died at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo on August 8, 2022. He was born on June 15, 1960 to Orval and Margaret (Gross) Kuske in New Rockford, N.D....

 

Obituary: Blenda Carlson

Blenda Carlson Sheyenne, N.D. Blenda Carlson, 92, of Sheyenne, N.D., passed away peacefully at her home in rural Sheyenne, N.D. on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. Blenda's visitation was Sunday, August 7,...

 

Sermonette: August 15, 2022

Follow is an appropriate word for today. For most of the summer it has been an appropriate word for those who have to drive on Highway 281 between Sheyenne and New Rockford. I would imagine that like me, it is getting very tiresome for all of us...

 

Tree Talk: Blossoms and butterflies

Summer is winding down and it's time to take notice of the things that represent Nature's summer-best before they're gone for the season. Right outside my office window is a display of purple...

 

History of New Rockford: August 15, 2022

Alfred “A.C.” Buck died on April 6, 1905. [His large gray tombstone in Prairie Home Cemetery has a Masonic symbol and vines with leaves carved near the top. The stone rests on a base with the...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    August 15, 2022

Savvy Senior: Ways to pay for long-term care without insurance or savings

Dear Savvy Senior, What types of financial resources are available to help seniors pay for long-term care? My 86-year-old mother will need either an assisted living facility or nursing home care in...

 
 By Nathan Price    Sports    August 15, 2022

Rockets great up for new season

The summer has come and gone, and yes, it really did happen that fast. Schools are preparing for class, kids are salvaging their last days of freedom and parents are filling their backpacks with...

 

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