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Be aware of Census scams

Census scammers may contact you by phone, email, or mail, seeking personal and financial information. Invitations to respond to the census will be mailed to U.S. households in March. Responses to the...

 
 By Patti Clifton    Features    April 6, 2020 

Sheyenne News: April 6, 2020

Patti Clifton and Joan Cudworth had a "social distancing - street to steps" visit on Sunday when Joan was out for a walk about town. It was great to have a little visit! Jan Loe and Patti Clifton did...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: April 6, 2020

Sunday found Jimmy In- dergaard a supper guest at the Andy and Ruth Braaten home. Tuesday, cousin Vic- ki Magill brought supper to Jimmy and Wednesday supper was enjoyed at the Braaten’s. Charlotte...

 
 By Linda Madson    Features    April 6, 2020 

Oberon Oracles: April 6, 2020

Since the social distancing circumstances have not changed much - except maybe get worse - everyone has been or should be staying home. So, this week I have asked people what they are doing to keep...

 

Talk of the Town: April 6, 2020

New Rockford and area folks extend sympathy to the family of Fred Schuster. Eloise Lucht totally enjoyed and appreciated the delicious turkey dinner delivered to her door Sun- day by Richard and...

 

We are in this together

As we find it hard to practice “no close contact” with family, friends and the gen- eral public, we - or I know -it’s hard to concentrate on much else, but this threatening virus. It is very rea...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    Features    April 6, 2020 

Archival Anecdotes: A look into the beyond

It was Galileo Gailei who perfected the first microscope. That was in 1609. Many years passed as scientists made improvements and modifications...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    April 6, 2020 

Savvy Senior: How to Protect Your Elderly Parents from Coronavirus

Dear Savvy Senior, I'm concerned about my 80-year-old mother who’s at high risk for coronavirus. She lives on her own about 100 miles from me, and...

 

History of New Rockford: April 6, 2020

Early Sunday morning, Feb. 22, 1903, a daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. James A. Manly. That day Granville Egbert was up from Barlow. Mrs. Annie...

 

Eyes that see the good in things: It's a small world after all

It's a world of laughter, a world of tears, it's a world of hope and a world of fears. There's so much that we share that it's time we're aware it's...

 

Talk of the Town: March 30, 2020

New Rockford folks extend sympathy to the family of Eugene Anderson and Barbara (Gedrose) Hoppe. Thursday, Shirley Packard received a phone call from long time friend Gloria (Price) Marcon of Front...

 

Pleasant Prairie: March 30, 2020

Last Saturday, Jimmy Indergaard was a visitor at the Mervin Indergaard home. He enjoyed a phone call from his sister, Sharon Laxdal and was a visitor and supper guest at Sister Ruth and Andy Braaten...

 

Archival Anecdotes: Birds of a Feather

They say a photo is worth a thousand words. There are very few words from the archives that describe this photo. In fact, the Eddy County Museum...

 

History of New Rockford: March 30, 2020

About 7 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, 1903, a fire burned down the farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Axtle Johnson nine miles southeast of New Rockford. The men in...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    March 30, 2020

Savvy Senior: Travel Tips for Grandparents and Grandchildren

Dear Savvy Senior, My husband and I are interested in taking our two grandkids on a big trip this summer and are looking for some good ideas. Can you...

 

Eyes that see the good in things: March 30, 2020

As we watch the novel coronavirus continue its spread across the United States, there are many grim and scary facts that we have come face to face...

 

Pleasant Prairie: March 23, 2020

Last Saturday found Jimmy Indergaard a visitor at the Mervin Indergaard home. Sunday he was a supper guest at the Andy and Ruth Braaten’s home. Friday afternoon visitors and supper guests at the...

 

Oberon Oracles: March 23, 2020

Because the Memorial Home in Maddock is limiting visitors, the Woodcarvers will be meeting at the Community Center until further notice. Lester Roberts was in New Rockford on business Thursday....

 

Talk of the Town: March 23, 2020

Todd and Karen Koepplin, Ross and Allyssa Lewis and Kenna, Martin and Janelle Koepplin, Brian and Angie Hopfauf and family, and other family and friends attended the baptism of sweet little Evelyn...

 

Archival Anecdotes: The year was 1915

Carl and Mathila Nelson pose in front of their Bremen restaurant, unaware that this picture will someday serve as a window into the past. At the time...

 

New Rockford History: March 23, 2020

The Feb. 13, 1903, “Transcript” said Mrs. M.F. Kepner was recovering from pneumonia. William Erdelbrock had a Card of Thanks to his many friends...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    March 23, 2020

Savvy Senior: How to prevent the silent epidemic of kidney disease

Dear Savvy Senior, Do kidney problems run in families? My mother died from kidney failure 10 years ago at age 74 but didn’t know she had a kidney...

 

Eyes that see the good in things: March 23, 2020

Uncertainty about Coronavirus has many of us a little unnerved as we wait in the United States to see what unfolds as the disease progresses across...

 

Oberon Oracles: March 16, 2020

Pam Schmid visited her dad, Bud Hermanson, in Hampden on Saturday. John, Donna and Lacey Grann spent Friday at the Valley City Winter Show. Lacey competed in the barrel racing at the rodeo there....

 

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