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 By Linda Madson    Features    January 27, 2020 

Oberon Oracles: Jan. 27, 2020

A correction from last week: The Leeds 55 Club hosted the Christmas get-together for all the clubs in Benson County and not Minnewaukan. I apologize for the error. Lezlee Thorson visited her dad,...

 

Talk of the Town: Jan. 27, 2020

New Rockford area folks extend sympathy to the family of Don Anderson. David and Karen Anderson, Peter and Patti Larson and Sandra and Margie Anderson were Sunday afternoon and supper guests at the...

 

Pleasant Prairie News: Jan. 27, 2020

Charlotte Koepplin enjoyed a phone chat with her Aunt Lucille Saldivar from Anaheim, Calif., on Tuesday morning. A little family and weather catch up since the holidays. Jimmy Indergaard was a...

 

Archival Anecdotes: Fuel for the fire

The discovery kerosene dates back to 1846 when British physician Abraham Gesner devised a method for distilling coal. The clear fluid that resulted...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    January 27, 2020 

Savvy Senior: Does Medicare cover counseling services?

Dear Savvy Senior, Does Medicare cover outpatient counseling services for its beneficiaries? Since the death of my sister last year, I’ve struggled...

 

History of New Rockford: Jan. 27, 2020

On the evening of Dec. 26, 1902, the A.F. & A.M. (Masons) Lodge and the Eastern Star Lodge installed their officers. For the Masons, Installing...

 
 By Jayme L. Job    Features    January 27, 2020 

Dakota Datebook: Singing Settler Returns

The return of a Norwegian visitor to this state was reported on this day in 1907. E. Onsum, of Christiania, Norway, had visited North Dakota two years earlier as a member of a student singing group....

 

Eyes that see the good in things: Jan. 27, 2020

I watch entirely too much TV, so it makes me wonder how I could completely miss a show that airs on a channel that I watch often. I was excited about the message behind the first show that I watched...

 

Where are they now? Schuster shaped by experiences in Peace Corps

Many people claim that their college years by far molded them into the adults they are today. For New Rockford Class of 1996 graduate Kim Schuster,...

 

Making it Work: Business owner mom goes back to school

Since we started Collegiate Congratulations last January, we've published articles about honors received, glorious graduations, athletic prowess,...

 

Area college students make honor rolls

Colleges and universities from around the area have been sending press releases of the latest students to make the President’s and Dean’s lists for the Fall 2019 academic semester. Typically, the...

 

Swenson among 500 students to graduate from MSUM 

Amanda (Hewitt) Swenson, currently of Manhattan, Mont., (and formerly of Carrington) graduated from Minnesota State University with a Masters of Science in Curriculum & Instruction...

 

College scholarships available to Credit Union members

The Credit Union Foundation of the Dakotas (CUFD) will be awarding $500 scholarships to 10 North Dakota applicants that exemplify the credit union philosophy of “people helping people” through...

 

Pleasant Prairie: Jan. 20, 2020

Friday Jerome Risovi and Tara Hansen picked Ervin Longnecker up and treated him to supper at the Pizza Ranch in Carrington and all enjoyed a visit later at the Longnecker farm. Charlotte Koepplin was...

 

Talk of the Town: Jan. 20, 2020

New Rockford and area folks extend sympathy to the family of Joe Schaefer. Wednesday morning Shirley Packard kept an appointment at the Eye Clinic in Devils Lake getting there by the convenience of...

 

Oberon Oracles: Jan. 20, 2020

Lester Roberts attended the Lake Region Roundup on Tuesday. Wednesday, Lester and his brother, Roger, went to Grand Forks where Roger kept a medical appointment. While they were enjoying lunch, they f...

 

Sheyenne News: Jan. 20, 2020

Last Thursday, the Warwick girls met at Heartland Care in Devils Lake. Jan Loe was among those attending. Patti Clifton was in Devils Lake recently to do some shopping. Jan Loe was in Lakota Friday...

 

Archival Anecdotes: Now sew this

This woven sewing basket has been around longer than any of us who are living. Made in 1870, this basket was once a much-needed standby to a...

 

Savvy Senior: Food assistance programs can help seniors in need

Dear Savvy Senior, I would like to find out if my 73-year-old aunt is eligible for food stamps or any other type of food assistance program. It seems...

 

History of New Rockford: Jan. 20, 2020

The Dec. 19, 1902, “New Rockford Transcript” carried an ad: Grand Christmas Opening, City Meat Market, D. Niven, evening of Dec. 23 till 10:30...

 

Eyes that see the good in things: Jan. 20, 2020

The last few days have been quite deceptive. While I love the sunshine streaming through my windows, the bright sun and blue sky are masking the real...

 

Oberon Oracles: Jan. 13, 2020

Gene Woolley visited Lester Roberts on Monday. Lester’s Sunday visitors were his brother Roger, his daughter Lezlee Thorson, Midge Quam and her grandson and Chad Getscher. Doris Griffin and the...

 

Pleasant Prairie: Jan. 13, 2020

Monday Jimmy Indergaard enjoyed a phone call from his sister Sharon Laxdal from Edinberg. Charlotte Koepplin took belated Holiday greetings to Margie Anderson Friday afternoon. The gals enjoyed...

 

Talk of the Town: Jan. 13, 2020

Sunday Dec. 29, Amber and Mitch Sylling became the proud parents of son number two, Boden Meric. He weighed in at 7 lbs, 13 oz., and joins big brother Weston. He makes David and Karen Anderson...

 

Sheyenne News: Jan. 13, 2020

Jan Loe's granddaughter Maddy Loe and friend Joe arrived Sunday, Dec. 29, from Lincoln, Neb., for a short visit with Steph and Jan Loe. They left Wednesday after having lunch at Rockford Cafe with...

 

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