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Articles from the December 17, 2018 edition

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 By Kristi Frahm    News    December 17, 2018

Where Are They Now? Berglund: A scholar with a mind for the future and his family

Parents naturally hope for a better life for their children. They work hard so that their children can have a quality education and more opportunities than their parents had. Such is the case with Dua...

 

Granger drains 3 for the win!

The New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets know how to start their season with a bang! For the first time in several years, the Rockets boys basketball team defeated the Carrington Cardinals in a thriller on...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    December 17, 2018

New Rockford Eagles Club welcomes new manager

There has been a bit of buzz about the new food selections at the New Rockford Eagles Club, something easily attributed to the new manager, Tim Eichelberger. Although many define him as a chef, he...

 

Myhre, Thompson win Do it Best giveaway

The holiday season became a little brighter for Do it Best Hardware customers Nyle Myhre and Ken Thompson. On Nov. 15, Myhre and Thompson were chosen as winners of the Do it Best $500 Shopping...

 

Lights, a story of joy for the holiday season

Tis the week before Christmas and in the corner of the house, is a Christmas tree happily living in a box. Christmas, the most joyous time of the year! Full of lights that twinkle on trees, the comforting smells of sweet treats and smoking meat,...

 

Leevers Foods donates on Giving Tuesday

Randy Peterson, on behalf of Carrington's Leevers Foods, recently presented a check for the Bariatric Suite project at CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington in the amount of $162.56. The donation is the r...

 

AARP Scam Alert: Be vigilant, especially during the holiday

As we enter the holiday season, it pays to be vigilant to avoid scams that could put a damper on your celebrations. Here are some ways to keep your holidays happy. Keep the debit card in your wallet. Consumer protection experts recommend the use of...

 

Farm Credit Services awards the Wells County Fair Association $5,000

Farm Credit Services of North Dakota is proud to announce that it has awarded the Wells County Fair Association $5,000 as a recipient of the Pat-NOW Community Fund (PNCF). The grant funds will help...

 

Pleasant Prairie News - Dec. 17, 2018

Cory and Katie Jorgensen and family were Tuesday evening helpers at the Ervin Longnecker home. Charlotte Koepplin was in Carrington Tuesday morning for and eye appointment. She later did some shopping there and in New Rockford. Last Monday evening...

 

Legislative Report: Senator Joan Heckaman

The Organizational Session for the 66th Legislative Assembly concluded Wednesday, Dec. 5. That session brings all legislators in to the Capitol for training, seminars, committee assignments, and other meetings to prepare us for the 66th Session...

 

Talk of the Town - Dec. 17, 2018

Martin and Eloise Lucht were among the many who enjoyed the annual American Legion Buck Night at the Eagles Club in New Rockford. They enjoyed supper and won a couple prizes. Robert and Cheryl Janzen returned Dec. 5 after some R&R in Puerto...

 

Legislative Report: Rep. Devin and Vigesaa

Members of the 66th Legislative Assembly met in Bismarck on Dec. 3-5 for the organizational session. The legislators were kept busy with technical training, various educational seminars and the selection of committee assignments. Rep. Vigesaa...

 

Oberon Oracles - Dec. 17, 2018

Doris Griffin attended the Minnewaukan 55 Club pie social Wednesday afternoon. She would like to give special recognition to those who revitalized the center and are making the effort to get the center active again. Prior to the pie social, the...

 

Eyes that see the good in things- Dec. 17, 2018

I certainly love the change that’s taking place in my mailbox these days when I stop to get the mail. It was just last month that election mail was filling our mailboxes. But with the election...

 

Sheyenne News- Dec. 17, 2018

Jan Loe met May Fleischer for lunch in Devils Lake recently. Last Monday, Jan picked up Barb Eversvik and her daughter DeeDee and Roxanne Laugsand at the airport in Devils Lake. The ladies were returning from a trip to Hawaii where they attended the...

 

Forget about impeaching President Trump

From the political rhetoric dominating public circles today, it seems that the Democrats are trying to convince themselves that they ought to impeach President Trump with their new muscle in the...

 

I'm dreaming of a debt-free Christmas

Merry debt-fueled Christmas, America! According to a recent NerdWallet study, nearly 40 million Americans are still struggling to pay off credit-card debts from last Christmas. Here's what's worse:...

 

Presence not presents

It’s that time of year again, Christmas! A time to focus on our fellow man, our family and the child given to us in a manger. Or is it? Too many it’s a time to spend, spend, spend. According to NerdWallet, a group that monitors consumer spending...

 

Worthy asylum seekers -- or not?

Earlier this week I was at an event that honored Malala Yousafzai. Malala, in case you don't recall, is the brave young school girl from a village in Pakistan who was nearly killed in 2012 by the Tali...

 

Obituary - Deloris Rogers

Deloris "Toots" Rogers, 91, New Rockford, formerly of Norwalk, Calif., passed away Dec. 9 at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford. Funeral service was, Dec. 12. Burial will be at Rose...

 

Obituary: Scott Edinger

Scott Kelly Edinger, 59, passed away at his home in Bismarck, N.D., early last week. A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway,...

 

Obituary: Jamie Lovejoy

Jamie Lovejoy, 47, of St. Michael, N.D., passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 at CHI Mercy Hospital, Devils Lake, N.D. Funeral services were held Dec. 14 at St. Michael Rec Center. Burial will be at a...

 

Sermonette: Dec. 17, 2018

The last couple of articles I've written for our monthly parish newsletter talked about change. Oh yes, that ugly word change. It seems that the older we get, the more set in our ways we become and...

 

History of New Rockford- Dec. 17, 2018

On Feb. 19 to 20, 1902, H. Arveskaug, manager of the Thomas Ose hardware store, was in Leeds. At 10 a.m. Feb. 20, there was a public auction at the Fred Martin farm eight miles west of New Rockford,...

 

Savvy Senior: Have You Checked Your Social Security Statement for Errors?

Dear Savvy Senior, I’ve heard that Social Security sometimes makes mistakes on our earnings record, which can reduce our monthly retirement benefits. How can I make sure this doesn’t happen to...

 

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