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 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 16, 2021

Sheyenne Stampede Saturday

"Herd over" to Hendrickson Park on Saturday for the Sheyenne Stampede! The day opens with High Stakes Barrel Racing and ends with live music by high profile band BlackHawk. Bessette Motors is the... Full story

 

This week in Centennial Park

It’s the last week of summer break for the school kids and staff, and we’re not short on great activities to celebrate right here at home! Lifesavers in the Park Tuesday The week’s fun starts Tuesday, Aug. 17, with Lifesavers in the Park. Meet...

 

NR-S to start school short on bus drivers

Boilers and bus drivers were the hot topics of conversation when the New Rockford-Sheyenne Board of Education met via Zoom on Monday, August 9. School is ready to start, and all the teachers are accounted for. Classrooms are ready under direction of...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 16, 2021

Cross-country runner gets a taste of New Rockford hospitality

An Oklahoma man passed through Eddy County earlier this month on a cross-country run. Randy Ellis, who is logging his journey on Facebook, spent two nights at the Rock Inn while on his way south to...

 
 By Allen V. Stock    News    August 16, 2021

Kleins sell Carrington's iconic Chieftain

One of the most iconic businesses in Carrington, N.D., and the upper Midwest, has been sold. The Chieftain Conference Center, located along U.S. highways 52 and 281, has been purchased by Arun and...

 

Circle Trail Riders complete Ride #49

It's Thursday evening, June 17, the year is 2021, and yet another campsite is shaping up at Hendrickson Park and Rodeo Grounds near the little hamlet of Sheyenne in Eddy County, North Dakota. The...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: August 16, 2021

Thursday visitor at the Margie Anderson home was her granddaughter Joanna Larson. Friday evening, Ruth Braaten and Noelle were visitors. Wednesday stoppers at the Charlotte Koepplin home were Aaron Koepplin, Kathleen Lee, Rick Koepplin, Kim Brown...

 

Talk of the Town: August 16, 2021

Ken and Marvis Holte have heard from Marvis's sister, Ardy Yates of Arkansas, that husband Bob is doing well, recouping from his recent pacemaker surgery. Jay and Heide Schneider, Caleb and Callie drove to Napoleon over the weekend and enjoyed the...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    August 16, 2021

Oberon Oracles: August 16, 2021

Roger Roberts visited his brother Lester on Friday. Later, Lester went to Lezlee Thorson’s lake lot and enjoyed a fish fry. Kim Christianson and her friend, Phil Caldwell from Wyoming were also there. Monday, Lester attended the open house for...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    August 16, 2021

Sheyenne News: August 16, 2021

Last Tuesday, Patti Clifton and Jan Loe rode along with Jeff and Denise Labrensz to Maddock to attend the North Star Community Credit Union Customer Appreciation Picnic. It was a good meal and a nice evening. Saturday, Jan Loe and Steph were in...

 
 By Oakley Brazil    News    August 16, 2021

Scholar reports on STEM-based learning camp

I just returned from the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF): Pathways to STEM learning camp at the University of Minnesota. This was the first time I had traveled away from home without any...

 

A mother's bond will never disappear

Seven years ago, Lucy Flowers died. It's taken a while for me to write those words in exactly that way – "Lucy Flowers died." I've written about it on frequent occasion, but usually turn to euphemis...

 
 By David Adler    Opinion    August 16, 2021

We the People: The Senate's Check on Judicial Nominations

The U.S. Senate’s constitutional role in the appointment process for federal judges empowers it to thwart presidential nominations to the bench, including those nominated to the Supreme Court. More than one president in our history has felt the...

 
 By Peter Funt    Opinion    August 16, 2021

73 years of smiles and insights

It was 73 years ago this month that my dad, Allen Funt, brought “Candid Camera” to television. Remarkably, between his career and mine, we hold a record as the only entertainment show to have...

 

Obituary: Marie Compton

Marie O. Compton, 77 of Devils Lake, N.D. died on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at St. Alexius Hospital in Bismarck, N.D. Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 7 at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Devils...

 

Obituary: Phyllis Singer

Phyllis Singer, age 84, of Valley City, N.D., died Saturday, July 31 at Mercy Hospital in Valley City. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 20 at the Lerud Mathias Funeral...

 

Sermonette: August 16, 2021

Greetings to you dear brothers and sisters in Christ. I love sports. I can watch almost any sport at any level. Whenever possible, I enjoy watching our students here play. Particularly, I enjoy going to the volleyball matches and basketball games,...

 

Archival Anecdotes: One special ingredient

After researching and writing about the history of cocoa, I succeeded in baking my first-ever, truly authentic homemade chocolate cake. It was delightful and immediately increased my household...

 

History of New Rockford: August 16, 2021

From April 30 to May 3, 1904, bank cashier J.E. Hyde was in Fargo on business; he also visited his farm near Hillsboro. From April 30 to December 1, the Louisiana Exposition [“St. Louis World’s...

 

Dakota Datebook: Zimmerman, Gunn, Dylan

August 17, 2021 — North Dakota has produced some highly acclaimed musicians over the years. Among them was a Fargo singer named Robert Velline, better known as teen idol Bobby Vee. Velline and his band, The Shadows, got their big break in February...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    August 16, 2021

Savvy Senior: How to Buy the Best Blood Pressure Monitor for You

Dear Savvy Senior, I just found out I have stage 1 hypertension and my doctor recommended I get a home blood pressure monitor to keep an eye on it. Can you offer me any tips on choosing a good one?...

 

2021-22 Athletics: Fall Schedules

Football Aug. 20 North Prairie @ Rolette (V) 7:00 Aug. 27 Bottineau (V) 7:00 Aug. 30 Four Winds (JH/JV) 4:30 Sept. 2 Carrington (JH) 5:00 Sept. 3 St. John (V) 7:00 Sept. 10 North Star (V) 7:00 Sept....

 

2021-22 Athletics: Spring Schedules

Girl's Basketball Nov. 30 Rolette (A,B,JH) 4:30 Dec. 2-4 CNDC Tourney @ Rugby TBA Dec. 7 North Star (A,B,JH) 4:30 Dec. 9 Devils Lake (JH) 4:30 Dec. 14 Carrington (A,B,8,7) 4:00 Dec. 20 Midkota/Griggs...

 

Devils Lake fish population in great shape

Summer fish population surveys by North Dakota fisheries crews peg Devils Lake walleyes, perch and white bass all doing exceptionally well. “The test netting results showed numbers for all species up over last season and considerably higher than tr...

 

Dakota Recreation Report: August 16, 2021

Outdoor notes: *N.D. Dept. of Environmental Quality blue-green algae reports: Advisories – Alkali, Antelope, Buffalo, Buffalo Lodge, Coal Mine, and Frettim lakes, South Hoffer. *Use caution on boat...

 

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