Articles from the December 4, 2023 edition

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 By Nathan Price    News    December 4, 2023

Text scam strikes First Lutheran Church parishioners

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, a coordinated scam was launched on parishioners of the First Lutheran Church in New Rockford. Unfortunately, at least one of those parishioners fell victim to the scam, losing a...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    December 4, 2023

Otter Tail looking to increase rates

Otter Tail Power Company has announced their intention to increase their electrical rates. On November 2, they submitted an application with the N.D. Public Service Commission (PSC), starting a nearly...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    December 4, 2023

Game wardens out in force

Hunting season is officially in full swing, and for the N.D. Game and Fish Department that means a busy schedule of ensuring our lands remain a safe and healthy hunting environment, both now and into...

 

A Penrose Christmas

DPRCA's "The Christmas Show" opened Friday at the Old Church Theatre in New Rockford. Performances run through Sunday, Dec. 17. Transcript publisher Amy Wobbema captured scenes from the show during...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    December 4, 2023

Midkota superintendent accused of possessing child pornography

UPDATED November 30, 2023 On Wednesday, Nov. 29, the Superintendent of the Midkota Public School District was charged with several felonies for the possession of child pornography. Ryan Baron, also...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    December 4, 2023

Rocket basketball underway

As the weather outside becomes frightful, our favorite sports move inside – and that means the start of basketball season is upon us. However, this years’ basketball season is set to look quite a...

 

Garrison Diversion matching recreation grant program awarded $692,521 to 21 projects

The Garrison Diversion Conservancy District’s (Garrison Diversion) Recreation Committee recently met and awarded matching recreation grants to 21 projects, totaling $692,521. “Garrison Diversion’s Matching Recreation Grant Program is an...

 

Northern Plains Electric announces scholarship

Northern Plains Electric and Basin Electric Power Cooperatives are offering a $1,000 scholarship to a dependent of a member of Northern Plains Electric for the 2024-2025 school year. Basin Electric is a consumer-owned and controlled regional...

 

New Rockford-Sheyenne alumnus, Kyleigh Hilbert, awarded $2,000 EducateND scholarship

Dollars for Scholars recently awarded a $2,000 EducateND Scholarship to Kyleigh Hilbert of New Rockford-Sheyenne High School. “The North Dakota Dollars for Scholars chapter and the local Dollars for Scholars chapters work together to provide...

 

New topics added to Central Dakota Ag Day program

There is something for everyone at this year's Central Dakota Ag Day. The annual event will be on Friday, Dec. 15 at North Dakota State University's Carrington Research Extension Center. The Central...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    December 4, 2023

701 Rundown: Dec. 4, 2023

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Watford City man charged with murder Scott Beane, 35, of Watford City, has been charged...

 

Pleasant Prairie: Dec. 4, 2023

Tuesday, Charlotte Koepplin enjoyed a phone call from her aunt Lucille (Longnecker) Saldivar and daughter Arlene Helgeson from Anaheim, Calif., with early Thanksgiving greetings. Lucille and family are doing fine. Margie Anderson, along with Glenn...

 

Belgarde of St. Michael, N.D. convicted of second-degree murder and arson

United States Attorney Mac Schneider, District of North Dakota, announced that Cody James Belgarde, age 36, from St. Michael, N.D., was found guilty of the charges of second-degree murder and arson. In January of 2021, Belgarde shot and killed a boy...

 

Talk of the Town: Dec. 4, 2023

Janet Laube from Fargo's Edgewood Vista called Charlotte Koepplin to wish her a happy Thanksgiving and tell her about her day full of surprises. She enjoyed dinner with friends at the Vista; Then answered a knock on her door to find niece Robin...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    December 4, 2023

Sheyenne: Dec. 4, 2023

Jeff and Denise Labrensz enjoyed Thanksgiving at the Albert and Denise Pfeiffer farm along with Matt and Allison Pfeiffer and family and 20 others. A lot of visiting and even a game or two of Clue was played by a few. Patti Larson was one of several...

 

REVIEW: 'The Christmas Show' is a labor of love

Last night, I got to see "how the sausage is made." As a member of the media, I was invited to watch DPRCA's "The Christmas Show" before anyone else. This time, I was on assignment, shooting photos...

 

Neighbors, start your Christmas lights

Each year the weekend after Thanksgiving, I sense an innate urge to risk life, limb and public humiliation by festooning the exterior of our home with several hundred C9 incandescent lights. (I'm...

 

We the People: Justice Douglas went east, but appointed to Court as a westerner

President Franklin D. Roosevelt wanted to nominate William O. Douglas to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the vacancy left by the retirement of Justice Louis Brandeis in 1939, but there was a problem: a geographical problem. Douglas, a resident of...

 

Sermonette: The Annunciation

Today, I want to delve into the wondrous and awe-inspiring event known as the Annunciation – a moment that forever changed the course of history and brought forth the Savior of the world. The Annunciation is a powerful testament to the mysterious...

 

Living on Purpose: Loving God is knowing His will and doing it

Most of us have heard the 1969 song, “More Today than Yesterday” by the band Spiral Staircase. The chorus says, “I love you more today than yesterday, but not as much as tomorrow.” I had not h...

 

Rockets open season with loss to Cardinals

The New Rockford-Sheyenne girls' basketball team kicked off their season on Monday, Nov. 27 against the rivals from down the road – the Carrington Cardinals. However, due to the new 3-class system,...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    December 4, 2023

Head to head: Cardinal wrestlers in action

A pre-meal appetizer before the turkeys and casserole came out of the oven meant some exciting action from the Cardinal mat crews two days prior to the Thanksgiving holiday. Carrington started the...

 

Archival Anecdotes: New growth ahead

Welcome back for another season of Archival Anecdotes! For those of you who aren't familiar with this column, please allow me to make an introduction. It was late in 2019 that the Eddy County Museum...

 

History of New Rockford: Dec. 4, 2023

On June 30, 1906, Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Radtke returned from Fargo, where they had attended the Grand Lodge meetings of the Masons and the Eastern Star. Fred Von Almen went to his old home in Minnesota,...

 

Savvy Senior: How to ease the winter blues

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about seasonal affective disorder? I’ve always disliked winter, but since I retired and am home a lot more, the gray, cold winter months make me feel really...

 

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