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Youth are the stars in DPRCA's "A Christmas Story: The Musical"

Youth are the stars of the show in DPRCA's "A Christmas Story: The Musical" on stage now thru Dec. 15. From 10-year-old Kaci Weisenburger starring as Ralphie to 13-year-old Kelsie Belquist playing...

 

Winterfest Special Feature: Take a look around... local gift ideas abound!

Before you drive out of town or reach for the computer for this year's holiday shopping, take a moment to consider if you can make your purchase in town and keep those dollars local. You'd be...

 

Winterfest Special Feature: Holiday Happenings

There are many opportunities to shop, mingle and celebrate in our community this holiday season. Below is a sampling of the local happenings scheduled throughout the next few weeks. The New Rockford...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    December 2, 2019

Get your curls and cuts at New Rockford's newest local business

There's a new place in town. Maybe you've noticed. Right across the street from the Eagles Club, in the old Montana-Dakota Utilities building, is The Hair Studio. The history of the salon is simple. N...

 

Winterfest: N.R. Park District winter fun outlook

The yo-yo weather has posed challenges for many of us. Park District Manager Dennis Nybo shares similar frustrations, but in regards to the opening of the ice rink located at the corner of 11th street N and 3rd ave N. He says that with any luck, the...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    December 2, 2019

'Muddy Tracks' takes Calcutta

It was Muddy Tracks for the win at the 6th Annual Eagles “Run for the Roses” Stick Horse Calcutta on Saturday, Nov. 23. Crappy Harvest was the theme, and bidders were in ample supply. Auctioneer...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    December 2, 2019

'Tis the season to 'Shop with the Sheriff"

The Eddy County Sheriff's Office is at it again. On Thursday, Dec. 12, deputies, highway patrol, and other law enforcement officers from around the area will be hosting the annual Shop with the...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    December 2, 2019

This holiday, consider giving the gift of your time

Volunteering is the ONE way to make a BIG investment in your community without spending a DIME. All you need is a little TIME. The value of that “little time” is more than you might think, too....

 

Winterfest: Toasty winter reads

Selections provided by Eddy-New Rockford Librarian Susie Sharp Book summaries courtesy of goodreads.com The Night Before Christmas This poem first appeared in a newspaper in Troy, New York, USA, on...

 

Central Dakota Ag Day set for Dec. 5

Producers and others will have an opportunity to learn about the latest farm bill, crop marketing and feeding poor-quality wheat and corn to livestock, as well as other agricultural issues, at NDSU Extension's Central Dakota Ag Day. It is scheduled...

 

Local blood drive draws 57 units

The New Rockford community hosted a blood drive with Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, on Nov. 14, at First Lutheran Church, which helped collect a total of 57 units of blood products for patients in need. A total of 59 individuals volunteere...

 
 By Oakley Brazil    News    December 2, 2019

4-H Trail Riders report

On Sunday, Nov. 17, the Trail Riders 4-H group held a meeting at the Grace Lutheran Church in Sheyenne. All of the club’s 11 members were present. Old business included planning for the annual...

 

Talk of the Town: Dec. 02, 2019

Janet Laube and Yip Yip took a quick trip to Jamestown Tuesday morning, did some shopping and enjoyed dinner before returning home. Tuesday Amanda Bickett enjoyed conversation over tea at the Ken and Marvis Holte home. Weekend guest at the Lillian...

 

Oberon Oracles: Dec. 02, 2019

Last week, Amanda Hegland spoke at the New Rockford-Sheyenne National Honor Society induction at the school. Jake, Amanda, Fallyn and Piper went to Fargo last Saturday, Nov. 16. Jake and Fallyn went to the Bison football game and Amanda and Piper...

 

On Giving Tuesday, support local Dollars for Scholars

We have one passion: helping students succeed. When you donate to New Rockford-Sheyenne Dollars for Scholars, you support our local students. As our local chapter celebrates 15 years of providing...

 

Correction: One error and one omission in National Honor Society piece

In the National Honor Society article on page A7 of the Nov. 25 issue, there was an error and an omission. Andrew Presnell was inducted, not Nicholas Presnell. Also, Alyssa Thumb was omitted from the list of inductees. She was not present for the...

 

The best Christmas gifts don't come from stores

What’s the best gift you ever received? Whatever it was, it surely wasn’t a material item bought in a store. An experience, rather than a material good, is the best gift to receive. That’s what...

 

Thankful in 2019

A political writer's annual Thanksgiving column can be easy to write, or incredibly difficult to put together. It can also be inspiring or banal. The two are probably connected. It's always a difficult one for me; its quality is a matter of your opin...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: Dec. 02, 2019

Dale and Diane Rosenberg stopped in at the Ervin Longnecker home one day with some homemade knoephla soup and other goodies. Thursday afternoon Todd Koepplin was a brief stopper at the Charlotte Koepplin home. Jimmy Indergaard enjoyed a recent visit...

 

Food connects us all, so why over-regulate?

Food. It’s part of the holiday tradition. Think soups, kuchens or oven-baked bread. Don’t forget the jams and sauces, pickles and relishes, chocolate truffles or tamales. Oh my. The list goes on in so many directions depending on your background...

 

Two Sheyenne residents retire from Lutheran Home

Congratulations to Joan Cudworth and Richard Hoffner on their retirement from Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd. Joan Cudworth has been a dedicated and valued employee of LHGS for more than 30...

 

Sermonette: Dec. 02, 2019

This Advent season I am struck by how many dreams and visions are part of the story leading up to Jesus’ birth. Take one of Joseph’s dreams for example: “An angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, ‘Joseph, son of David, do not...

 

CHI to hold 20th Candle Lighting Remembrance Service Sunday Dec. 8

The holidays are usually a time for families to gather and celebrate. However, when a loved one is missing from the family circle, the festive time is mingled with sadness. The 20th annual Candle...

 

History of New Rockford: Dec 02, 2019

On Nov. 7, 1902, Roy Treffry and Chauncy Bryant left to hunt deer and moose in the woods of northern Minnesota. That evening Miss Lillian M. Phelps of St. Catherine’s, Ontario, Canada, lectured in...

 

Eyes that see the good in things: Dec. 02, 2019

In honor of its 100th season, the NFL is inviting​ everyone join Huddle for 100, an effort to inspire a million people to volunteer 100 minutes of their time and help shape what our communities will look like for the next 100 years. In addition,...

 

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