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 News    April 6, 2020 

Welcome Spring!

The above artwork was submitted by Kristi Frahm of New Rockford. She commented on how much fun she has had on her walks, looking for the hearts and...

 
 News    April 6, 2020 

EASTER EGG HUNT

Hey readers! In celebration of Easter, we’ve partnered with the New Rockford Area Chamber of Commerce, New Rockford Area Betterment Corporation and...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    April 6, 2020 

Eddy County resident who recovered from coronavirus shares his story

When Eric Myhre said goodbye to his family and left his farm south of Sheyenne on Sunday, March 8, coronavirus was the farthest thing from his mind....

 
 News    April 6, 2020 

Governor extends business closures to April 20

March 26 The North Dakota Department of Health (ND- DoH) confirmed 13 additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the state’s total to 58 confirmed cases. Five new cases were confirmed today in Burleigh...

 
 News    April 6, 2020 

Lake Region District Health Unit stresses calm and caution following report of first COVID-19 case

LRDHU-Eddy County is encouraging calm and caution following the announcement of the first positive COVID-19 case in Eddy County.   The North Dakota Department of Health released information that...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    April 6, 2020 

From the archives: Hundreds of Eddy County residents died in 1918 Spanish flu pandemic

For many of us, the outbreak of COVID-19 and the subsequent efforts to "flatten the curve" through social distancing is unprecedented. Most of us are...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    April 6, 2020 

Employee of the Month brings food and family to the table

The Rockford Cafe is eerily quiet these days, with no men shaking dice or women chatting over coffee, attempting to solve all the world's problems....

 
 News    April 6, 2020 

Eddy County Sheriff's Report for March

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Ronnie Horse, Bismarck. He is accused of driving under the influence on Hwy. 281 and refusing a chemical test. He was also cited for driving without a...

 
 News    April 6, 2020 

Weber Farms wins national award for soybean yield

Weber Farms of New Rockford was recently honored among the nation’s highest-producing soybean farmers of their region in the 2019 Asgrow® National Yield Contest. Weber Farms won the award with an...

 
 News    April 6, 2020 

A good day for an outing

Submitted by Amanda Hegland, these photos are precious reminders of just how good life can be. Fallyn (age 4) is helping bottle feed one of the...

 
 News    April 6, 2020 

New Rockford blood drive nets 52 units of blood

The New Rockford community hosted a blood drive with Vitalant on March 24 at First Lutheran Church which helped collect a total of 52 units of blood products for patients in need. A total of 53...

 
 News    April 6, 2020 

'Powerful Tools for Caregivers' class to be offered remotely

The Powerful Tools for Caregivers program is now available remotely. This is great news with so many caregivers feeling additional stress right now. Starting Tues- day April 7 and running through May...

 
 News    April 6, 2020 

Update from CHI St. Alexius Carrington

The staff at CHI Health Carrington remain vigilant and ready to serve the community during COVID-19. As such, please note the following: • For regular healthcare appointments, the medical clinic is...

 
 News    April 6, 2020 

NR-S staff navigates online instruction, student learning resumes at home

Monday, March 23 began the second week of school closures per the governor's executive order in response to the coronavirus out- break. Still,...

 
 News    April 6, 2020 

Youth gardening grants available

The North Dakota Farmers Market and Growers Association (NDFMGA) has announced a $500 grant is available to all organizations, no matter the legal structure, that serve youth ages 1-19 years of age...

 
 News    April 6, 2020 

First graders learn financial literacy at-home

New Rockford first grade students have the opportunity to celebrate Youth Financial Literacy Month even in this time of social isolation. The North...

 

COVID-19 Pandemic Daily Ticker: March 19-25

A mere four hours after the last print edition went to press, Governor Doug Burgum made a big announcement that affected all of us. He signed executive orders limiting school and business activity...

 

Locals spread love with #aworldofhearts

If you're looking for ways to keep your kids (and yourself) busy during times of social distancing, you might want to try an idea that gives us all a...

 

2020 Census reporting takes just a few minutes by phone or online

As of Monday, March, 23, only 18.5% of North Dakota households had returned responses to the Census compared to a national average of 19.2%. Responses...

 

Rockford Theatre undergoing renovation

The Rockford Theatre may be closed for business right now, but community volunteers are hard at work inside. They're renovating and preparing for new...

 

Area youth go on a bear hunt, close to home

With the quarantine, my daughter Meah (5-years-old) has been bored, missing school and her friends. My sister had shared a post on Facebook a few...

 

Public library now delivers books to patrons in New Rockford

Eddy-New Rockford Librarian Susie Sharp has figured out a way to get books from the library shelves and right to local patrons’ front porch. In a post on the Eddy-New Rockford Library Facebook...

 

Local families use sewing skills to make masks for our heroes

by Ashley Lies During the quarantine, I am spending time sewing fabric face masks for Masks for Heroes (on Instagram). So many of our emergency person...

 

Senate passes Savanna's Act to help address cases of missing and murdered Native Americans

Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, issued the following statement after helping secure U.S. Senate passage of Savanna’s Act, legislation he cosponsored that...

 

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