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 By Nathan Price    News    November 22, 2021

NR-S considering alternative to East Central special ed

The NR-S school board considered withdrawal from the East Central Center for Exceptional Children Special Education Unit (East Central) on Monday, Nov. 15. After hearing emotional testimonies, and...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    November 22, 2021

New legislative districts approved

It's official - Legislative District 23 as we know it, which has contained Eddy County for nearly two decades, will be dissolved in less than a month. Following a five-day-long special session in the...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    November 22, 2021

With very few protests, city proceeds to design phase of street project

New Rockford city commissioners gathered Monday morning to review objections made to the street project. Property owners representing 2.18 percent of the project area sent letters protesting the...

 

Winter Wonderettes opens Dec. 2

This holiday, DPRCA presents "Winter Wonderettes," a musical revue filled with fun Christmas tunes! It's Christmas 1968, and the Marvelous Wonderettes are ready to perform at Harper's Hardware...

 

Trees are up! Pick a tag and "Share the Joy of Christmas"

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Consider sharing your holiday joy with a family in need. The Share the Joy of Christmas program is in full swing, and there are two ways to brighten the spirits of local families. 1. Go shopping! Pick a...

 

American Legion Auxiliary observes Veterans Day

In observance of Veterans Day, American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Raymond B. Thorn, Post #30 hosted a Veterans Day Breakfast from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11, at the New Rockford Eagles Club to...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    November 22, 2021

Louters shares results of school accreditation review

The results of New Rockford-Sheyenne School’s recent accreditation review by Cognia - a company that’s been reviewing and accrediting schools since 1895- was released Monday. Superintendent Jill...

 

Sheyenne News: Nov. 22, 2021

Jeff and Denise Labrensz left last Wednesday to drive to Fort Collins, Colo., to attend the funeral of Denise's sister. They returned home on Sunday. The weather and roads were good both ways, except for the wind. Last Wednesday, Patti Clifton and...

 

N.D. House Update: Nov. 22, 2021

The North Dakota Legislature met in special session last week to deal with redistricting, tax relief, covid-related issues, and the allocation of American Rescue Plan Act federal funds. The Legislature was called into special session by Governor...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    November 22, 2021

701 Rundown: Nov. 22, 2021

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Manhunt at oil well ends peacefully After being caught sneaking around a Divide County farm,...

 

Twenty-one years of turkey and thankfulness

Over twenty years ago, the Carrington Ministerial Association started a tradition, a community Thanksgiving dinner. After two years, the idea passed along to a small committee of friends and neighbors...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    November 22, 2021

Oberon Oracles: Nov. 22, 2021

Nadley Buehler spent a few days visiting Elisa and Joe Wentz in Rochester, Minn. Deb and Joel Hjelseth and Kasper of Chattanooga, Tenn. visited the Buehler family at the Todd and Nadley Buehler farm for two weeks. Hunter and Grace Buehler stopped in...

 

Pleasant Prairie: Nov. 22, 2021

Monday visitors to the Margie Anderson home were Glenn and Judy Cudworth. Sunday, Gary Anderson stopped in for a visit. Thursday, brief stoppers at the Charlotte Koepplin home were Todd, Aaron and Janelle Koepplin. Janelle, Martin and Aaron returned...

 

Talk of the Town: Nov. 22, 2021

Wednesday found Shirley Packard and Judy McKnight riding the Eddy County van to Devils Lake, where they did some necessary shopping, while van driver Dennis Koenig had snow tires put on the van. All enjoyed a dinner at the White House Café,...

 
 By Alan Haut    Opinion    November 22, 2021

Small Business Saturday supports small businesses hit by the pandemic

The COVID 19 pandemic confirmed the critical role that small businesses play in our daily lives. Throughout the pandemic, small businesses continued to provide crucial goods and services and kept our...

 

Letter to the Editor: Consumers can mitigate higher heating costs

With natural gas prices projected to be higher than last year for the winter heating season, Montana-Dakota Utilities, and AARP North Dakota, have teamed up to provide customers and members information about the price projection and tips on how to...

 

Executive Privilege: Flimsy historical defenses

Delegates to the Constitutional Convention, as we have seen, did not fail to address the issue of presidential authority to invoke executive privilege. Rather, they chose not to clothe the president with power to withhold information from Congress....

 

Obituary: Alma Helm

Alma Helm Grand Forks, N.D. Alma E. Helm, 99, of Grand Forks, N.D. and formerly of New Rockford, N.D. passed away of natural causes on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, in Valley Senior Living, Transitional...

 

Obituary: Jaime NezPerce

Jaime NezPerce New Rockford, N.D. Jaime NezPerce, 58, passed away on Nov. 12, 2021 at his home in New Rockford, N.D. Celebration of Life was held on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, at Evans Funeral Home, New...

 

Obituary: Corrine Vick-Zabel

Corrine Vick-Zabel Bismarck, N.D. Corrine Vick-Zabel, 94 of Bismarck, passed away on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, at Prospera on Sunset in Mandan. Funeral services were held on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, at Sigdal Lutheran Church, rural Tolna N.D., with...

 

Sermonette: Nov. 22, 2021

Grace and Peace to you from God our Father. Amen. Last week I talked about the bible. I enjoy reading the bible and do so every day. It's not just because I'm “in the business” and reading it is part of my job. I read the bible before I started i...

 

Archival Anecdotes: Plates, platters and bygone patterns

During the holiday season, it is quite possible that you will find yourself dining upon fine china or other heirloom porcelain. If you do, then you have a great opportunity to take a look back in hist...

 

History of New Rockford: Nov. 22, 2021

On Aug. 1, 1904, Mr. and Mrs. William Brueske and family left for Wimbledon, where they would live. On Aug. 1 and 2, J.T. West was in from eastern Eddy County getting parts for his farm machinery....

 

Savvy Senior: How to help your overmedicated parent

Dear Savvy Senior, My 75-year-old mother is currently taking 16 different prescription and OTC medications, and I’m worried she’s taking way too many drugs. Can you suggest any resources that can...

 

Tree talk: Bountiful thanks

Thanksgiving, for many, is their favorite holiday of the year! Food takes center stage as tables are graced with savory and colorful sides of sweet potatoes, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberries and pumpkin pie. The meal revolves around...

 

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