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Articles from the December 27, 2021 edition

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 By Nathan Price    News    December 27, 2021

Senator Heckaman announces retirement

After well over a decade in office, Senator Joan Heckaman of New Rockford has announced her retirement from the North Dakota Legislature. Heckaman, one of just seven Democrats in the N.D. Senate, has...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    December 27, 2021

This is us

A local farmer is offering a new way for ranchers and farmers to document their stories and well-earned memories after a year of hard work. For as long as she can remember, Chelsey Erdmann, née...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    December 27, 2021

Tedrow gets nod from Chamber

She made a name for herself caring for local people's animals. Now, she is an experienced field veterinarian for USDA. Carolyn Tedrow, DVM, is the Chamber's Employee of the Month for December. Tedrow...

 

Holiday Lights Tour delights

The home of Bryan and Becky Hilbert (1210 3rd Ave N.), was the big winner in the 2nd Annual Holiday Lights Driving Tour. Jordan & Stephanie Grossman (223 5th St. N) and Sarah Kolstad (906 3rd Ave...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    December 27, 2021

Controversy over Karen's Place

At its regular meeting on December 6, the Oberon City Council denied a liquor license to Karen's Place for 2022, and one of the bar's owners is seeking redress. Without a new license, Karen's Place...

 

Team Boyd effort raises $1,000

The annual Team Boyd remembrance and fundraising effort brought in $1,000 from the sale of custom apparel and donations....

 

Pleasant Prairie News: Dec. 27, 2021

Thursday, a brief visitor to the Charlotte Koepplin home was nephew Aaron Koepplin. Saturday morning visitors to the Charlotte Koepplin home were Todd and Karen Koepplin and Lexie. The Hager, Partlow and Ness children presented a Christmas Program...

 

Sheyenne News: Dec. 27, 2021

At the December Foot Clinic at the Sheyenne Senior Center, attendees were able to enjoy a potluck Christmas lunch. We appreciate Marina and Dawn from Eddy County Public Health who come to Sheyenne to provide foot care every six weeks! Stop in at the...

 

Talk of the Town: Dec. 27, 2021

Friday, Marvis Holte, Amanda Bickett and Holly Zieman enjoyed coffee and conversation at the Garden Gate in Carrington. Monday, Calvin Packard read cards and the mail to his mom, Shirley. Todd Harrison cleaned snow from Shirley’s walks, and on...

 

North Dakota Township Officers Association holds its 55th Annual Convention

After holding their convention virtually in 2020, the township officers were anxious to meet in person this year on December 6 and 7. In spite of weather concerns, the in-person turnout at the Bismarc...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    December 27, 2021

701 Rundown: Dec. 27, 2021

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Grafton moves ahead with street repairs This year’s Walsh County property tax statements t...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    December 27, 2021

Oberon Oracles: Dec. 27, 2021

The Buehler family celebrated an early Christmas over the weekend. Elisa and Joe Wentz, Beau, Bria, Brittin and Brooks Buehler, Breana and Michael Pacheco, Waylon and Mavis, Hunter and Grace Buehler and Maverick enjoyed meals, opened gifts and...

 

Obituary: Virginia Freeman

Virginia Freeman Carrington, N.D. Virginia (Carr) Freeman, 88, of Carrington, N.D., passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021, at Golden Acres Manor, Carrington. Mass of Christian Burial was...

 

Obituary: Gloria Bush

Gloria Bush Fargo, N.D. Gloria Bush, 93, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021 at Sanford Health in Fargo, N.D. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021 at St. John's Catholic...

 

The AOC's of student loan debt

‘Tis the season for giving — or, for some legislators, a good time to demand that the government force taxpayers to give others a large gift. A few weeks ago, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to...

 

Life lessons from the road

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The traffic light on Winkler Avenue was green, yet the Camaro in front of me hit the brakes. I managed to avoid him as he stopped short for the duck and her eight babies, who were...

 

Federalist 78: Foundation for Marbury v. Madison

The Federalist Papers, it has been said, constitute one of the most important works in the world of political science ever written in the history of the United States. There is little exaggeration, if any, in saying that The Federalist is surpassed...

 

Obituary: Lois (Koloen) (Bollingberg) Hopwood

Lois (Koloen) (Bollingberg) Hopwood Jamestown, N.D. Lois Hopwood, 87, Jamestown N.D., formerly Courtenay N.D., passed away on Dec. 17, 2021 at Eventide at High-Acres in Jamestown. Funeral service was...

 

Obituary: Jeanne Trowbridge

Jeanne Trowbridge Carrington, N.D. Jeanne Trowbridge, 89, formerly of Williston, N.D. died peacefully on Dec. 12, 2021 in Golden Acres Manor, Carrington, N.D. Funeral service was held on Saturday,...

 

Obituary: Alan Hegvik

Alan Hegvik Glenfield, N.D. Alan Hegvik, 65, of Glenfield, N.D. died unexpectedly Dec. 8, 2021. Visitation will be Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021 from 5-7 p.m. followed by a prayer service at 7 p.m. to be...

 

Sermonette: Dec. 27, 2021

"Blessed are the clean of heart: for they shall see God. Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." (Matthew 5:8-10) These are two of the last three of the eight Beatitudes that Jesus identified i...

 

Tree Talk: History of the Nativity

The Christ Child in the manger and other pictures of the story of Bethlehem have been used in church services from the first century. But the crib in its present form, and its use outside the church...

 

History of New Rockford: Dec. 27, 2021

On the evening of Aug. 29, 1904, a hail storm passed west and northwest of town, but its effect was not general as many crops were not hit; losses were 20 to 30 percent, with most covered by...

 

Savvy Senior: Deciphering senior housing options

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you decipher the different types of housing options available to seniors, and recommend some good resources for locating them? I need to find a place for my elderly mother and...

 

Archival Anecdotes: A Happy Year Ahead

Life is complicated, I think most of us can agree on that. So when I came across this unique card for a Happy New Year, I knew I wanted to share. It features several geese in the barnyard,...

 

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