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History of New Rockford: July 13, 2020

On May 21, 1903, Gilbert Bymoen from northwest of town, Joseph Christ from the Superior District, Jack McAvoy from Tiffany, John Hogan, and A.F....

 
 By Rachel Brazil    Features    July 13, 2020 

Archival Anecdotes: Hotel Mattson

History is an inextricable element of the work done at Transcript Publishing. We often find ourselves consulting our archives or the Eddy County...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    July 13, 2020 

Savvy Senior: July 13, 2020

Video Calling Solutions for Tech-Challenged Seniors Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some simple devices that can help tech-challenged seniors...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    Features    July 6, 2020

Archival Anecdotes: New Rockford on parade

With all the parades that have been held locally in the past months, it seems only appropriate to take a moment to feature a historic parade. Recent...

 

History of New Rockford: July 06, 2020

The May 15, 1903, “Transcript” said that Mrs. W.O. Baird had a sling on her arm for a sore hand. A note said that the title to the East Side...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    July 6, 2020

Savvy Senior: July 06, 2020

Can I stop Social Security if I go back to work? Dear Savvy Senior, I lost my job last month because of the coronavirus crisis. With little savings,...

 

4-H District Communication Arts Contest held virtually

Young people from Wells, Stutsman, Eddy and Foster counties competed in the 4-H District Communication Arts Contest held at this year via video submission due to the COVID-19 situation. The event was...

 

History of New Rockford: June 29, 2020

The May 8, 1903, “Transcript” carried an article from the “Jamestown Alert” which claimed that New Rockford had had automobiles for years and...

 

Archival Anecdotes: The Proper Summer Wear

The above ad, which was published in the "New Rockford Transcript," was found in the archives of the Eddy County Museum. Not only does it feature...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    June 29, 2020

Savvy Senior: June 29, 2020

Why High Blood Pressure is Even More Dangerous in the COVID-19 Era Dear Savvy Senior, Are people with high blood pressure at increased risk of getting...

 

Archival Anecdotes: The Swimming Hole

Swimming has long been an enjoyable activity during the summer months, but did you know that the swimming pool didn't enter mainstream America until...

 

History of New Rockford: June 22, 2020

The May 1, 1903, “Transcript” mentioned the “Litchville Bulletin.” A letter to the paper from Robert Walden indicated he and his family had...

 

History of New Rockford: June 15, 2020

The April 24, 1903, “Transcript” said the mail route from Oberon to Ft. Totten had been changed; it would go from Sheyenne to Ft. Totten. Two...

 

Archival Anecdotes: The Coffee Crew

Every small town cafe seems to have a group of coffee drinkers who enjoy sitting down each morning and sharing the latest. Even at the Rockford Cafe,...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    June 15, 2020

Savvy Senior: Advance care planning in the age of coronavirus

Dear Savvy Senior, All this horrible coronavirus carnage got me thinking about my own end-of-life decisions if I were to get sick. Can you recommend...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    June 8, 2020

Savvy Senior: How to make the most of your telehealth appointment

Dear Savvy Senior, I manage a large doctor’s clinic that treats hundreds of seniors each month. We are moving to more telehealth visits to help...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    Features    June 8, 2020

Archival Anecdotes: Hamburger King Cafe

This week's feature for Archival Anecdotes might make you drool, especially considering new data just compiled by a food and cooking website known as...

 

History of New Rockford: June 08, 2020

About 9 p.m. April 16, 1903, a fire was discovered in Nathan Flater’s blacksmith shop. It had started in one of the forges and had burned much of...

 
 By Nick Simonson    Features    June 8, 2020

Our Outdoors: The Ecstasy of Gold

It was one of those spring days we've had an abundance of: warm but not quite hot and just windy enough to make it feel cool. As a result, the river...

 

Talk of the Town: June 1, 2020

New Rockford and area folks extend sympathy to the family of Joseph Troske. Friday, Janet Laube decorated the family graves at Bremen Cemetery and accompanied MarJean Pfau to decorate graves. Saturday...

 
 By Linda Madson    Features    June 1, 2020

Oberon Oracles: June 1, 2020

Lester Roberts had a social distanced visit with Craig, Sandy and Kinley Poulsen in Oberon on Friday. Saturday, Lester visited with Gene Woolley. Later in the day, he stopped by Lezlee Thorson’s...

 

Pleasant Prairie: June 1, 2020

Last Saturday, Jimmy Indergaard enjoyed dinner and visiting with his sister Ruth and Andy Braaten at their home. He returned Sunday for supper. Sister Sharon Laxdal gave Jimmy a phone call on...

 
 By Patti Clifton    Features    June 1, 2020

Sheyenne News: June 1, 2020

Last Thursday, Chuck and Karen Erickson, Mandan, Wayne and Elaine Retzlaf, Jan Loe, Roger and Betty Westby tended to family graves at Augustana Cemetery, Warwick and New Rockford cemeteries. They enjo...

 
 By Jim Miller    Features    June 1, 2020

Savvy Senior: How to find health insurance after a job loss

Dear Savvy Senior, Because of the coronavirus pandemic, I just got laid off from my job of 22 years and need to find health insurance until I can get...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    Features    June 1, 2020

Archival Anecdotes: The Ballot Box

In 1892, North Dakota participated in its very first presidential election. It was a big year in terms of elections. Six states had joined the union,...

 

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