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School bus route suspended: NR-S offering incentives to attract drivers

On Monday, Oct. 10, afternoon service on the northwest bus route for the New Rockford-Sheyenne School District was suspended. That’s according to an Oct. 3 letter sent by NR-S Superintendent Jill Louters to parents/guardians of students along the...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    October 17, 2022

2022 Election: County Commission candidates answer our questions

It's time for part three of our weekly features on the four candidates vying for one of two available seats on the Eddy County Commission. This week, the Transcript is featuring Jamie Allmaras....

 

Dance, Dance, Dance

On Thursday, Oct. 6, nearly 50 youth concluded the three-day New Rockford Dance Camp with a recital at the Brown Memorial The camp was organized by Amanda Hegland, Executive Director of New Rockford...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    October 17, 2022

Commissioners updated on courthouse fire safety

At their regular meeting on Thursday, Oct. 6, Eddy County Commissioners received an update on fire mitigation at the courthouse. During last month's meeting, Eddy County Emergency Manager, Lisa...

 

Klemetsrud leads LEC

The Lake Region Law Enforcement Center (LEC) has a new interim director. Starr Klemetsrud, who has worked at the LEC for over two decades as the 911 coordinator and deputy director, took over the...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    October 17, 2022

NR-S school board enacts virtual learning policy

On Monday, Oct. 10, the New Rockford-Sheyenne School Board held a short meeting in which they approved a final reading of the virtual learning policy, which some worry will eliminate the classic...

 

Commissioners choose state leaders

The North Dakota County Commissioners Association (NDCCA) met Monday, October 3, to elect new leadership on its Board of Directors for 2023. Commissioners elected Stark County Commissioner Neal...

 

New Rockford receives 2022 Tree City USA Award

Representing New Rockford, Stuart and Vicki Richter accepted the "TREE CITY USA" Trees Award at the Trees Bowl and Awards Ceremony held in Fargo on September 10, 2022. The Arbor Day Foundation, in...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    October 17, 2022

701 Rundown: Oct. 17, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. County addresses employee actions in special meeting Two employees have been handed...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    October 17, 2022

Sheyenne News: Oct. 17, 2022

Patti Clifton and Jared were in Carrington recently when Jared kept an appointment. Jan Loe and Steph attended the funeral service for Ellen Loe Burthold at American Lutheran Church in Tolna last Friday. Word was received that Carol Patterson...

 

BSC recognizes summer 2022 graduates

Bismarck State College is pleased to announce the following students who completed the coursework to graduate in Summer 2022. Summer 2022 graduates were eligible to walk in BSC's 82nd commencement ceremony on Friday, May 13, 2022, at the Bismarck...

 

WIC celebrates National Enrollment Week

As grocery prices continue to rise in the U.S. due to inflation, North Dakota WIC (Women, Infants and Children) partnered with the other WIC agencies across the country to remind families of the services it provides during WIC National Enrollment Wee...

 

Talk of the Town: Oct. 17, 2022

Thursday, Shelly Nelson and Sassy left for their home in Oklahoma after several days as guests of aunt Janet Laube and Yip - Yip. They enjoyed their time together doing fall yard work and fall house cleaning and found time to visit loved ones at...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: Oct. 17, 2022

Last Saturday, Jimmy Indergaard enjoyed supper with Andy and Ruth Braaten and Noelle. Tuesday afternoon visitors at the Charlotte Koepplin home were Janet Laube and YipYip and Shelly Nelson and Sassy. Jimmy Indergaard had a phone chat with his...

 

Disability: Part of the Equity Equation

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four U.S. adults has a disability. Yet despite ADA protections, federal tax incentives, and private sector opportunity programs, millions of individuals with disabilities looking for...

 

Still think everything is awful? Here are three reasons for hope.

Step away from Twitter. Stop doom-scrolling. Yes, I know, American democracy is under assault. Russian President Vladimir Putin is muttering dark warnings about nuclear weapons in the face of heroic and historic resistance by Ukraine. Dozens of...

 

"Supreme Court in 1873: Women unfit to practice law"

Not every landmark Supreme Court decision champions the rights of Americans or limits governmental power in a manner that preserves and protects our constitutional democracy. Some seminal rulings shock the conscience, rock the foundation of the...

 

Sermonette: Oct. 17, 2022

In The Parable of the Shrewd Manager (Luke 16:1-15), we have a rich man and the manager who works for the rich man. The manager caught wind that he was getting fired—the rich man (the boss) was not happy. The manager went quickly and slyly, and for...

 

Living on Purpose: Ignoring God does not lessen our need for Him

Within the Christian faith, we are taught that every person will someday stand before God and have a discussion about how they lived. A few will argue, give excuses, try to justify, and attempt to present their case before the infinite judge and...

 

Rural communities desperately seeking workers

Rural communities across the state are desperate to attract and retain workers at small businesses like shops, restaurants, health centers, gas stations and other essential services to keep their communities alive and vibrant. From Bowman to...

 

Savvy Senior: Home sharing: A growing trend among baby boomers

Dear Savvy Senior, I saw a news segment on television a few months ago about home sharing programs for seniors and would like to learn more. I’m 68, divorced, and am interested in renting out a...

 

History of New Rockford: Oct. 17, 2022

On June 7, 1905, Dr. and Mrs. G.D. Murphy went to Minneapolis for a short visit; he returned on June 10, while she remained until June 23. On June 7 and 8, George M. Pike attended a Shriners...

 

Tree Talk: Leave the leaves

It is part of the Autumn Ritual: Harvest the last of the vegetables and clean up the garden. Mow the yard, one last time before winter. Rake/mow/blow the leaves – but what to do with all these leave...

 

Back to the playoffs: Rockets make playoffs for fourth time in five years

They've done it again. The New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets have defied expectations, defeating the Larimore Polar Bears and securing their fourth playoff appearance in five years. Entering their last...

 

Rockets earn Region wins at home

The New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets hosted the Dunseith Lady Dragons on Thursday, Oct. 6 in the NR-S gymnasium. With the Lady Dragons having no Super Region 4 wins, the Rockets knew they would have a...

 

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