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 By Nathan Price    News    September 5, 2022

She's got flair

The aroma of freshly-brewed coffee and tasty treats has returned to downtown New Rockford. With its stylish interior and trendy clothes, Emma Myhre first opened Flair Boutique & Coffee in late...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 5, 2022

Full house at special assessment hearing

“Not everyone is going to be happy; everyone has to pay,” New Rockford City Commission President Stuart Richter told a crowd of about 75 property owners Tuesday evening. His remarks came at the...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    September 5, 2022

Triple murder-suicide shocks rural community

A small, rural community is reeling following an apparent murder-suicide in Towner County. On Monday, Aug. 29, deputies from the Towner County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of four unrespon...

 

Lights of Hope event Sunday

In observance of Suicide Awareness Month, Eddy County Community Cares will host its 8th annual Lights of Hope event Sunday, Sept. 11. The public is invited to this family-friendly gathering, which begins at 4 p.m. at the gazebo in Centennial Park....

 

NR-S and Maddock forge forward with football co-op

Major changes are on the way for Rocket football in 2023. At the NR-S School Board's regular meeting on August 8, board members discussed, at length, a draft football co-op agreement between NR-S and...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    September 5, 2022

The head of the class

Students of the New Rockford-Sheyenne School District began classes on Thursday, Aug. 25, and now, more than a week later, they're getting themselves acquainted with all the new teachers. However, it'...

 

Thomas receives NDSU scholarship

Delana Thomas, daughter of Darcy and Paul Lies, New Rockford, North Dakota, received the NDSU Presidential Award at North Dakota State University. The award recognizes students who scored a 32 or higher on the ACT and 3.5 or higher high school GPA....

 

Garrison Diversion awards Water Supply Assistance grants

The Garrison Diversion Conservancy District’s (Garrison Diversion) MR&I Water Supply Assistance Grant Program provides funding assistance to offset the costs of new customer hookups to a rural water system or district within Garrison Diversion’s...

 

New Rockford to be recognized as a Tree City USA

New Rockford is among the 54 communities from across the state that will be recognized at the 32nd Trees Bowl and Awards Ceremony sponsored by the North Dakota Forest Service and North Dakota State University. Honorees will be celebrated at the Fargo...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    September 5, 2022

701 Rundown: September 5, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Expansion at Dakota Growers near completion A parcel of 6 1/2 acres of land, just to the...

 

South Central Dakota Regional Council releases housing study

South Central Dakota Regional Council has completed and released their Region VI Housing Study for the nine counties the council serves: Barnes, Dickey, Foster, Griggs, LaMoure, Logan, McIntosh, Stutsman and Wells. The study was conducted by...

 

Sheyenne News: September 5, 2022

On August 10, Rance and Jena Brown and son Rowan left Sheyenne and headed to Stanton to visit with Rance's family. They also visited friends in the Stanton area. Jena and Rowan were in Bismarck one day for a visit and supper at the home of Larry and...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: September 5, 2022

Brief visitor Monday morning at the Charlotte Koepplin home was Karen Koepplin. Jimmy Indergaard drove to Hope, North Dakota and enjoyed taking pictures at the museum there. Kent and Shelly Rigsby and granddaughters, Amaya and Norah, were Sunday...

 

Talk of the Town: September 5, 2022

Last Sunday, visitors at the Janelle Koepplin home were Aaron and Danielle Koepplin and family. Thursday, Shirley Packard took the Eddy County Transit around town doing necessary errands. Ken and Marvis Holte drove to Devils Lake Thursday where they...

 

Collins graduates from Pacific University

FOREST GROVE, Oregon (August 29, 2022) Nathan John Gordon Collins of Carrington, North Dakota graduated from Pacific University (Ore.) on May of 2022 with a Doctorate of Optometry from the College of...

 

The butterfly effect

We’ve had some heavy news weeks this summer. Burglaries, fatal crashes, residents fighting cancer, and a suspected murder-suicide were among the hard news headlines of the summer 2022 news cycle in...

 

The elephant in the college classroom

"Half of that goes to the bank for your college fund!" That's what my father told me in the 8th grade, when I got my first paycheck for waking up at 5:30 a.m. to ride my bike a few miles to Cool...

 

Gideon's trumpet: Toward equality in criminal justice

Gideon v. Wainwright (1963), entrenched in American folklore by a best-selling book and a popular film, was one of the most famous decisions rendered by the Warren Court. In a landmark opinion that reflected the Supreme Court’s determination to...

 

Obituary: Wessly Overby

Wessly Overby Ashley, N.D. Mass of Christian Burial for Wessly Arthur Overby, 49, of Ashley, N.D. was at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Carrington, ND. Rev....

 

Obituary: Joyce Pranke

Joyce Pranke New Rockford, N.D. Joyce Pranke, 94, New Rockford, N.D. formerly of Bremen, N.D., passed away Sunday, August 28, 2022 at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd in New Rockford, N.D....

 

Living on Purpose: Words can be forgiven but not forgotten

We will never rise above or go beyond what we believe and what we speak. It’s a spiritual revelation to comprehend that words have power and where there is privilege there is also responsibility. I realize that we have much to pray about, but this...

 

Sermonette: God's playbook series #1

This September, we are going to be examining a few of God’s plays in his playbook. When a football coach goes into a game, he enters with a playbook. As I understand it, a playbook is a collection of the plays that he can call during the game....

 

Dakota Gardener: It's a great time to fertilize your lawn

Early fall is the most important time to fertilize your lawn. The key to a beautiful lawn is a strong, deep root system. Your lawn grows most of its roots in fall. Feed your lawn around Labor Day and...

 

History of New Rockford: September 5, 2022

On April 29, 1905, Mrs. Will Carroll came in from Washington Lake to visit. McHenry attorney J.F. Faytle was over on legal business. From April 29 to May 1, Miss Ida Sanders of Carrington was in town...

 

Savvy Senior: How the Inflation Reduction Act will lower your drug costs

Dear Savvy Senior, What kind of changes can Medicare beneficiaries expect to see in the Inflation Reduction Act that was recently signed into law? I’m enrolled in original Medicare and have a Part...

 

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