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 By Rachel Brazil    News    October 14, 2019 

Opioid use: the good and the bad

Vicodin. Oxycontin. Percocet. Fentanyl. Each of these medications belongs to a class of prescription painkillers known as opioids. Twenty-five years a...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    October 14, 2019 

Museum's historic church undergoes improvements

The Eddy County Museum is under construction, thanks to the generosity of the community. "It's been a long time that we've been raising funds to...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 14, 2019 

Water main progress threatened by weather

The city water main replacement project is 8% complete, that’s according to Wade Senger of Interstate Engineering. He gave the city commission an...

 

NRABC announces local business grant program

by Amy Wobbema  Local businesses looking to boost their footprint have a new source of funds. And they’re the best kind: the ones you don’t have to pay back.  New Rockford Area Betterment...

 

Farmers Union donates children's book "Our Family Farm" to local libraries

North Dakota Farmers Union (NDFU) has released a children's book, titled "Our Family Farm," to tell the story of family farm agriculture. The Eddy...

 

Community Foundation awards $2,200 in grants

The Womens Auxiliary Cemetery Association and the City of New Rockford are the recipients of this year's final round of New Rockford Community...

 

New Rockford Area Chamber of Commerce Hosts 'Chamber Honors' Oct. 25

For the second year in a row, the New Rockford Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting the public to the Chamber Honors Reception at Buck-Its Bar. The...

 

Lutheran Home Happenings

Receive NDTC grant funds Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd Administrator Kim Jensrud and Communications and Support Coordinator Becky Hilbert...

 

Print edition delayed due to weather

Due to the blizzard conditions and the Monday Columbus Day holiday, the print edition of this issue will not be in mailboxes or on newsstands until...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 7, 2019

4-H to upgrade facilities

The Eddy County 4-H program is ready for a renaissance. Over the past 10 years, two of the program's four facilities have been torn down, and its memb...

 

Johnson arrested on terrorizing charges

Darin Johnson of New Rockford is behind bars after he allegedly made threats against current and former county officials. State’s Attorney Ashley...

 

Savageau promoted by Highway Patrol

Colonel Brandon Solberg of the North Dakota Highway Patrol announces the promotion and reassignment of Sergeant David M. Wolf and Trooper Evan...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    October 7, 2019

County seeks full-time extension agent

The Eddy County Commission has decided to hire a full-time extension agent. Former NDSU Extension Agent Tim Becker opted to participate in the college...

 

Eddy County Sheriff's Update for September

An habitual offender was recently sentenced for driving under revocation. This is Russell C. Cavanaugh of Bismarck’s seventh such offense in the past five years. He has been convicted twice in...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    October 7, 2019

Never Forgotten after 75 years

In the woods that border the Connecticut towns of Norwich and Preston lie the ruins of two World War II fighter planes that crashed there during a...

 

Maddock Opera House presents "An Evening on Broadway"

A new show created and produced by Bill Sorensen hits the road Oct. 18 - 20. Sorensen will host “An Evening on Broadway.” Performing with him are former Medora Musical hosts Emily Walter and Job...

 

NDSU to Receive Nearly $300k for Canola Research

U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced today the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) approved a canola research grant of $292,830 to North...

 

Catholic Health Initiatives creates domestic violence prevention program

CHI’s North Dakota Violence Prevention Program is honoring October 2019 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Our dedicated staff will use DVAM as an opportunity to inform domestic violence v...

 

High Plains Fair Housing Center works for affordable housing for all

Congress passed the Fair Housing Act with broad bipartisan support one week after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It remains one of the most critical pieces of civil rights...

 

Breast cancer screening can save lives

October is breast cancer awareness month. About one in eight North Dakota women will get breast cancer during their lifetime. For those who are diagnosed, early detection greatly increases the...

 

State of North Dakota receives $1.47 million to modernize 911 Services

The U.S. Department of Commerce and Department of Transportation have awarded North Dakota’s 911 system $1,473,805 to help 911 call centers (also known as Public Safety Answering Points or PSAPs)...

 

Beware of Medicare open enrollment scams

As Medicare beneficiaries pore over their choices for coverage for everything from medical services to prescription drugs, the open enrollment period is prime time for fraudsters to try to scam older...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 30, 2019

New CenDak Cooperative fertilizer plant commences operations in New Rockford

It was a milestone moment for CenDak Cooperative on Friday, Sept. 20. The first truckload of fertilizer was unloaded into the cooperative's new...

 

Full steam ahead: Learning opportunities for all at annual steam threshers reunion

Even though heavy rain on Friday night put a kibosh to the traditional weekend parades and threshing demonstrations, there were still plenty of...

 

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