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 By Amy Wobbema    News    November 8, 2021

City officials outline details of street improvement project

New Rockford city officials held public input meetings on Thursday, Oct. 28, to gauge support for a proposed street improvement project. About a dozen citizens gathered Thursday afternoon for the...

 

Trick or Treat

This Halloween was definitely one to remember, with three days of fun, games and candy galore for kids. Youth got plenty of mileage out of their costumes, and adults had opportunities to dress up...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    November 8, 2021

County to finish repairs on Lake Washington Road next year

Eddy County officials got an update on the Lake Washington Road project from Ben Aaseth, a professional engineer with Interstate Engineering, at their meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Aaseth explained...

 

Post 30 Auxiliary to serve Veterans Day Breakfast

All are invited to a Veterans Day Breakfast. On Thursday, Nov. 11, enjoy pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee in fellowship with friends and neighbors. Veterans eat free, and all others are welcome...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    November 8, 2021

City officials propose ordinance changes, discuss nuisance vehicles

New Rockford city commissioners reviewed several ordinance changes Monday, which were proposed by city attorney Travis Peterson. At the Nov. 1 regular meeting, Peterson brought the proposed revisions...

 

Lions Club donates $10,000 to NR Fire

The New Rockford Lions Club hosted a Fiesta Taco Bar on Sunday, Oct. 4 during Fire Prevention Week. They raised $2,000 to help the New Rockford Fire Department with equipment expenses. The Lions Club...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    November 8, 2021

701 Rundown: Nov. 8, 2021

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Bottineau County’s cattlemen struggle with severe drought Cattle producers in Bottineau...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    November 8, 2021

Former Oberon school board member, consultant sentenced in 2020 deception case

During the summer of 2020, four members of the Oberon School Board were suspended by Gov. Doug Burgum and charged with a multitude of felonies and misdemeanors. Now more than a year later, sentencing...

 

First Quarter honor rolls at NR-S announced

New Rockford-Sheyenne Principal Avolt Baumbach announced the first quarter Honor Rolls this past week. Congratulations to all! High School A Honor Roll Seniors: Maria Becker, Nicholas Berglund, Mya Cudworth, Matthew Duchscherer, Koby Duda, Alexa...

 

Talk of the Town: Nov. 8, 2021

Ken and Marvis Holte called Arkansas on Saturday and wished Marvis’ sister Ardy Yates a happy birthday, only to find out that the Yates had lost their good friend Matilda. Eloise Lucht is looking forward to having son Scott and Mrs. Lucht come from...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    November 8, 2021

Sheyenne News: Nov. 8, 2021

Last Monday afternoon, Patti Clifton was in Carrington for appointments at the Carrington Health Center. Following her appointments, Patti did some shopping in Carrington and New Rockford before returning to Sheyenne. Patti Clifton and Jan Loe had...

 

Pleasant Prairie: Nov. 8, 2021

Last Friday, Oct. 22, James Walter Indergaard celebrated his birthday by going out to supper with his brother Tim and Bobbi Jo Indergaard, Amanda Koepplin and Evelyn. Nikki Braaten and friend Paige, and Ruth Braaten, enjoyed dinner out with Sharion...

 

Ed Gedrose art raffle, Oct. 29

Congrats to Grace Kelley, Dean Kurtz, Julie Huso and Rhonda Dauenhauer on winning an Ed Gedrose original framed print from the Ed Gedrose art raffle. All proceeds from the raffle tickets went towards the New Rockford-Sheyenne second gymnasium...

 

Eagles Auxiliary raffle, Oct. 30

The winners of the Eagles Auxiliary raffle were drawn on Saturday, Oct. 30 at the close of the Eagles Craft and Bake Sale. All proceeds from the raffle ticket sales go to the New Rockford Eagles Auxiliary. Congrats to these winners! Sharon Burgard -...

 
 By Alan Haut    Opinion    November 8, 2021

The SBA supports Veteran entrepreneurs and their families

It's no surprise that current and former members of the military make great entrepreneurs. The resilience, determination, and fortitude they acquired while in uniform was a great training ground for...

 

Letter to the Editor: Property owners take note of street improvement costs

I’m wondering if New Rockford property owners know what they are signing up for by not making their voices heard regarding the street improvement project currently being reviewed by the City of New Rockford. You are looking at close to $9,000,000.0...

 

Letter to the Editor: Explanations and thoughts

Open letter to the New Rockford, N.D. public at large. First and foremost I do believe in God, I support and defend the U.S. Constitution, am pro-life and I am an anti-Communist! I participated in...

 

Obituary: Daniel Newman

Daniel Newman Fessenden, N.D. Daniel J. Newman, 65, Bismarck, formerly of Fessenden, N.D., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 at Missouri Slope Nursing Home in Bismarck. Funeral services were held o...

 

Obituary: LuVerne Hoyt

LuVerne Hoyt McHenry, N.D. LuVerne Hoyt, 83, of McHenry, N.D., passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, at his home. Funeral service was held on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021 at Our Savior's Lutheran...

 

Obituary: Gregory Johnson

Gregory Johnson Carrington, N.D. Gregory Nils Johnson, 69, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, at the CHI St. Alexis Health Center, Carrington. Funeral service was held Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 at Trinity Lut...

 

Sermonette: Nov. 8, 2021

Grace and Peace to you from God our Father. Amen. It is getting to be about that time of year. Halloween is over and retail outfits, big and small alike, are skimming over Thanksgiving and marching right into the Christmas season. It seems a shame,...

 

Archival Anecdotes: Two wars that changed the world

As we move further and further into the 21st century, we also move further away from some of the most impactful events of the century before. Countless books and movies have been made about the two...

 

History of New Rockford: Nov. 8, 2021

On July 20, 1904, bricklayers began their work on the Phillips Academy building. Cyrus Ruland came in from the Tiffany Flats on business. Otto Henning, the manager of Dr. Charles MacLachlan’s farm s...

 

Savvy Senior: How to track down an unclaimed life insurance policy

Dear Savvy Senior, When my dad died, we thought he had a life insurance policy, but we have no idea how to track it down. Any suggestions? Searching Son Dear Searching, Lost or forgotten life...

 

Tree Talk: Veteran trees

Veteran’s Day is observed on Nov. 11 – to commemorate the end of WWI at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918. The day honors (and justly so) all of America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the com...

 

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