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Articles from the October 18, 2021 edition

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 By Nathan Price    News    October 18, 2021

Charges filed in Labor Day weekend bar fight

Bar fights and increased surveillance were the topic of discussion among Eddy County officials during their monthly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 7. At the meeting, Eddy County State's Attorney Ashley Lie...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    October 18, 2021

NR-S School custodial staff abruptly quit, citing multiple grievances with superintendent

On Thursday, Oct. 7, all of New Rockford-Sheyenne Public School’s maintenance and custodial staff walked out, citing multiple grievances with Superintendent Jill Louters. At 11:56 a.m., Louters...

 

Bowling a "Turkey"

Have you ever gone bowling and struck all the pins down? Now imagine the excitement of bowling three strikes in a row-- a "turkey" in bowling terminology. As one of their community service projects,...

 

Harding benefit set for Saturday in McHenry

The public is invited to a free will spaghetti supper to raise funds for Beth Harding, a McHenry resident. Harding was injured in a lawn mower accident on July 11, was hospitalized for 47 days and...

 

Jacobson, Cudworth crowned at coronation

New Rockford-Sheyenne School was abuzz with Homecoming festivities the week of Oct. 4. The week kicked off with coronation in the school gym Monday morning. Seniors Hunter Jacobson and Mya Cudworth...

 

Rockets race past Lady Indians

The Rockets traveled to Minnewaukan on Monday, Oct. 11 to take on the Four Winds-Minnewaukan Lady Indians in their home territory. The Rockets ran full force past the Lady Indians. With a passing...

 

Bearcats pounce on the Rockets

On Tuesday, Oct. 12, the Rockets hosted the North Star Bearcats in the New Rockford-Sheyenne gymnasium. The Bearcats took the 3-0 win against the Rockets. Let's start with the first set. The Rockets c...

 

Rockets compete in Carrington Tourney

New Rockford-Sheyenne was among 11 other teams to compete in the Carrington Varsity Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 9. The Carrington Cardinals finished first place after a 2-0 win over...

 

3rd-4th Grade Football

The New Rockford-Sheyenne 2021 youth football season has come to an end. The 3rd-4th grade team was coached by Jeremy Risovi, Cade Melaas and Justin Ystaas....

 

NRHS Class of '66 reunites

The New Rockford High School Class of "66" had it's 55th class reunion on September 25. The party was held at the Vorland's. Those attending were Jim Ludwig, Mike Hilbert, David Valer, Earl Larson,...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    October 18, 2021

NR-S School engages in Cognia accreditation review

In the midst of a walkout by the school’s entire maintenance staff, and just hours removed from their first court hearing in the lawsuit filed by Klemetsrud’s Plumbing and Heating, the New...

 

Collier re-elected to N.D. County Commissioners Association board

The North Dakota County Commissioners Association (NDCCA) met Monday, October 4 to elect new leadership on its Board of Directors for 2021-2022. The new NDCCA Board of Directors officers are: Chad...

 

Pleasant Prairie: Oct. 18, 2021

Last Saturday, Jimmy Indergaard enjoyed visiting the Dennis, Fran and Angie Walen home. This Saturday, he drove to Edinburg where he visited with his sister Sharon Laxdal, and was an overnight guest. Sunday, he was a visitor and supper guest at the...

 

Talk of the Town: Oct. 18, 2021

Friday, Shirley Packard kept an eye appointment in Jamestown. She took the South Central Transit out of Carrington, which is public transportation. Janet Laube and YipYip enjoyed a phone call with niece Shelly Nelson, from her home in Oklahoma, and...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    October 18, 2021

Sheyenne News: Oct. 18, 2021

Last Wednesday, Jan Loe and Steph drove to Lakota for a visit with Marilyn Stenberg. Patti Clifton was in New Rockford last Thursday to watch a junior high football game between New Rockford-Sheyenne and Carrington. Great-nephew Gabe Clifton played...

 

School project management

Raising three daughters has come with many delights, challenges, prayers and moments standing in that certain aisle at Target trying to figure out the differences between “ultra,” “Infinity FlexFoam,” “overnight,” “sport,...

 

Guest Editorial: Tax relief, ARPA investments will benefit N.D. citizens now

North Dakota is always competing. We compete with other states, and even other countries, for businesses, jobs and the workers needed to fill them. We compete for workers who choose which state to...

 

We the People: Supreme Court's authority engulfed by storms and polarization

The Supreme Court’s authority, grounded since the dawn of the republic in its prestige and reputation, now faces the storms that have overwhelmed Congress and the Presidency, and diminished the institutional popularity of our political branches. A...

 

Obituary: Irene McBain

Irene McBain New Rockford, N.D. Irene McBain, 68, of New Rockford, N.D., passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at CHI St. Alexius Hospital, Carrington, N.D. Funeral service was held Saturday,...

 

Obituary: Evangeline Blonigen

Evangeline Blonigen Carrington, N.D. Evangeline "Angie" Blonigen, 84, of Carrington, N.D. died on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 at CHI St. Alexius, Carrington, N.D. Mass of Christian Burial was held on...

 

Sermonette: Oct. 18, 2021

The John Tesh radio show told me about an experiment done on competitive bicyclists. All the participants started by competing in a hot-weather bike ride. Then they were split in half, one group continued to train physically in the hot-weather...

 

New Rockford's blood drive brings in 47 volunteers

The New Rockford community hosted a blood drive with Vitalant on September 23 at St. John’s Catholic Church, and collected a total of 44 units of blood products for patients in need. A total of 47 individuals volunteered to donate blood, and 39 ind...

 

NR-S Rockets 2021 Homecoming

Here are a few snapshots from the New Rockford-Sheyenne 2021 Homecoming week....

 

Rockets secure playoff berth despite loss to Chargers at Homecoming

The New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets (5-3,3-1) conceded the 2021 Region 3 Championship to the Nelson County Chargers (8-0,4-0) on Friday night, falling by a score of 16-6 for their first loss since late...

 

Rockets blow out Lady Dragons' fire

The Rockets made the trek to Dunseith on Thursday, Oct. 7 to take on the Lady Dragons in their lair. The Lady Dragons started off hot by defeating the Rockets 25-23 in the first set, but their fire...

 

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