Articles from the August 21, 2023 edition

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 By Nathan Price    News    August 21, 2023

Preparing for trial –Poitra scheduled to stand trial for murder in February

After rejecting a plea agreement earlier this summer, Nicholas Poitra’s murder trial is finally on the docket. Poitra is accused of murdering 30-year-old Troyal Thumb with a sawed-off shotgun on...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 21, 2023

A special Deputy

Edward Vawter has suffered through more in his 12 years of life than most deal with in a lifetime, but recently he got to see a long-held dream of his become reality. Vawter is the grandson of Cities...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 21, 2023

NR-S presents preliminary budget in the black

At their regular meeting on Monday, August 14, the New Rockford-Sheyenne School Board received an update regarding the district’s 2023-24 preliminary budget. During their July meeting, board...

 
 Events   

Dakota Spark Youth Theatre presents Tut, Tut!

Young performers shined on stage in Tut, Tut! last weekend. The Dakota Spark youth theatre program was open to students entering grades 4-9. The 15 youth performers held two performances of their...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 21, 2023

VSO helps veteran's widow obtain benefits

Eddy County’s Veterans Service Officer, Julie Shrock, has been hard at work helping vets and their families get the support they’re entitled to. That became evident for at least one individual in...

 

Racing back to school

 Dozens of NR-S students came to the NR-S Back to School Night ready to race.  Pinewood derby kits were handed out on the last day of school in May, and kids had all summer to build the fastest...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 21, 2023

Two charged after hitting parked cars

One man has been charged and sentenced after hitting a parked car in New Rockford and fleeing the scene. Yet another has pleaded not guilty to a similar crime alleged to have happened last month....

 

Wayne Trottier returns to Quilt Auction block

The 2023 Red Willow Ministries 36th Annual Quilt Auction, slated for Saturday, August 26, announces the return of Wayne Trottier to the auction block. Wayne slips out of retirement for an afternoon of fast-paced chanting and fun. The event at Red...

 

Around the county

I know we were all hoping for rain on Sunday, Aug. 13. I have heard reports of 0.35 inches of rain all the way up to 5.9 inches of rain. I have two drought monitoring locations where the crops are...

 

Obituary: Beverly Ager

Beverly Ager Red Wing, Minn. Beverly "Bev" Lenore Ager, 80, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of August 8, 2023, with family by her side at her home at Deer Crest Senior Living in Red...

 

Obituary: Leroy Garnaas

Leroy Garnaas New Rockford, N.D. Leroy Bjorn Garnaas, 79, passed away on Friday, August 11, 2023 at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, N.D. Leroy's visitation was Wednesday, August...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 21, 2023

701 Rundown

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Crosby City Council puts ‘dangerous animal’ under restrictions Owners of a dog that has...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    August 21, 2023

Sheyenne News

Last Thursday, Jan Loe and Patti Clifton enjoyed supper at Old 281 Tavern in Minnewaukan. Jeff and Denise Labrensz traveled to Mobridge, S.D. last Thursday evening. On Friday, they drove Jeff's mom, Ramona, to Aberdeen, S.D. to see her new...

 

Pleasant Prairie

Last Friday and Saturday Jimmy Indergaard enjoyed a visit over supper with Andy and Ruth Braaten and Noelle at the Braaten home. Sunday visitors at the Margie Anderson home were Roger and Diane Langley, Gary Anderson and Joanna Larson and friend Ian...

 

Talk of the Town

Saturday and overnight guest at the Candy Jensen home was grand niece Katie Koepplin. On Tuesday, several visitors enjoyed a supper with Eloise Lucht at The Cove near Devils Lake, including son Scott, of Rochester; son Larry and Irene, along with...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    Opinion    August 21, 2023

Open letter to all readers

The winds of change are howling. Last Friday, Aug. 18, was the last time our staff had the opportunity to see and inspect our newspapers before they entered the postal system. Effective with the Aug....

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, As religious leaders in the New Rockford and Sheyenne communities, we recognize and appreciate what a great place this is to raise children. Our small-town culture helps our kids succeed and grow into engaged, resilient, well-rounded...

 
 By David Adler    News    August 21, 2023

We the People: "John Marshall: The great Chief Justice transforms the Court"

Two centuries after his service to the United States as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, virtually no one doubts John Marshall’s preeminent status in America law. Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, widely regarded as deserving of a seat on a...

 

Obituary: Douglas Schaefer

Douglas Schaefer New Rockford, N.D. Douglas Jerome Schaefer, 59, died August 9, 2023 in New Rockford, N.D. Doug died a natural death, without seeking medical intervention, in accordance with deeply...

 

Obituary: Lewis Wilson

Lewis Wilson Mesa, Ariz. Lewis Jack Wilson, age 71, of Mesa, Ariz., died August 9, 2023 of complications from stage IV metastatic prostate cancer. Lew Wilson was born September 21, 1951 in New...

 

Sermonette

Greetings dear brothers and sisters in Christ. This won't come as very much of a surprise to those who know me but I enjoy sports. I enjoy watching them at almost every level. One of my favorite sports is college football. When I lived in Colorado,...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    August 21, 2023

Savvy Senior: Retirement planning tips for single women

Dear Savvy Senior, What retirement planning tips can you recommend to single women? I’m a divorced 58-year-old woman with a teenage son and have very little saved for retirement. Financially...

 

History of New Rockford

Having recovered from his recent illness, John McVey shipped a carload of cattle to the South St. Paul markets on March 10, 1906. F.D. Dunham took a carload of cattle to the same market; he returned...

 

Dakota Gardener: The myth of high phosphorus fertilizers for more flowers

In my youth, I worked for a well-known Minnesota garden center. My co-workers and I would be frequently asked why a customer’s dahlia, geranium or other prized ornamental plant wasn’t blooming. Without fail, we would sell the customer a high...

 

Dakota Recreation Report: August 21, 2023

Outdoor notes: *N.D. Dept. of Environmental Quality blue-green algae reports: Low toxin levels – Black Tiger Bay (Devils Lake), Benson Co.; Clausen Springs, Barnes Co.; Crystal Springs, Kidder &...

 

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