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 By Nathan Price    News    January 24, 2022 

Bowling alley to open lick-ity split

After being closed for nearly two years, the sounds of laughter, rumbling bowling balls and toppling pins may soon return to the Wonder Lanes bowling alley. Wonder Lanes' new proprietor, Andrew...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 24, 2022 

2022 Election: Filing date for local races is April 11

Eddy County is scheduled to have seven positions up for election this year, and the deadline for submitting petitions is fast approaching. On Tuesday, June 14, residents will be asked to vote on the...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    January 24, 2022 

COVID-19: Supreme Court splits on vaccine mandate decisions

Free at-home tests and N95 masks are on their way to Americans this week. That’s after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down one COVID-19 vaccine mandate and upheld another. On Thursday, Jan. 13, the...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 24, 2022 

Conversing about critters at CREC

Last week, farmers and ranchers from across the country attended a two-day-long feedlot school hosted by the NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center (CREC). The CREC has been hosting the annual...

 

NR-S students get immersed in agriculture

Kevin O'Dell and Zach Gilbertson, members of the Integrated Solutions team at Leading Edge Equipment, talked to New Rockford-Sheyenne students last week about job opportunities at the dealership,...

 

Reality Check event coming to area counties

Area high school juniors and seniors will soon be given the opportunity to see what life may be like as an adult when they are assigned a career, a salary, and a corresponding bank account in a reality-based event set for Feb. 9 in Tolna. Farmers Sta...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    January 24, 2022 

Sheyenne News: Jan. 24, 2022

Last Tuesday evening, Sheyenne's Economic Development group met at the Sheyenne Senior Center. Guest speakers were Amanda Hegland, Executive Director of the New Rockford Area Betterment Corporation; Sandy Shively, Executive Director of North Central...

 
 By Julie Shrock    News    January 24, 2022 

Resources for Veterans: Jan. 24, 2022

According to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) data, many veterans are unaware of VA’s disability benefits. VA disability compensation is a monthly, tax-free payment designed to compensate veterans for an injury or illness incurred, or made worse...

 

"Ways we use energy" contest for fifth graders

North Dakota is rich in fossil fuels—coal, oil and natural gas. Hundreds of items we use every day are made from them. Fifth grade students anywhere in North Dakota are encouraged to research these energy sources and find out what some of the many...

 

Cookbook donations at Miller's benefit local first responders

YEA to all the cooks, bakers and yummy snack makers, and to those who collect recipe books and gift recipe books! Thanks to their generous monetary donations for the 2021 Taste of the Season Recipe...

 

N.D. Rent Help program and local agencies team up to address homelessness

BISMARCK, N.D. – Together, the North Dakota Department of Human Services and its state and local partners made measurable progress in addressing and preventing homelessness and promoting housing stability in 2021 – the second year of the...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 24, 2022 

701 Rundown: Jan. 24, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. Well pad explodes, shakes nearby Grenora Folks living in the Grenora, N.D. area got an...

 

Northern Plains among electric cooperatives recognized for 2021 safety achievements

MANDAN, N.D.­­ — The North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives (NDAREC) is proud to recognize three individuals, 10 North Dakota electric cooperatives and one contractor for safety achievements in 2021. Safety is a top priority in...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    January 24, 2022 

Oberon Oracles: Jan. 24, 2022

Nadley Buehler visited Brooks and Brittin Buehler last Friday. Dave Kenner visited Todd Buehler last week. Randy and Charlotte Simon traveled to Grand Forks on Monday. Granddaughter Elin Thompson performed with her cheer team for half-time at a...

 

Pleasant Prairie: Jan. 24, 2022

Jan. 10, 2022 The family of Martin Koepplin gathered with many friends, neighbors and acquaintances Tuesday evening, despite the nasty weather, for a prayer service in memory of Martin. They met Wednesday morning at First Lutheran Church for the...

 

Talk of the Town: Jan. 24, 2022

Jan. 10, 2022 Calvin Packard was at mom Shirley’s on Tuesday and Thursday helping with some reading. Todd Harrison was at Shirley’s on Wednesday and Sunday pushing snow. Saturday stopper at the Ken and Marvis Holte home was daughter Amanda...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 17, 2022

Eddy County Housing Authority under new management

After months of searching for a successor to Kathy Steinbach, who had been director of the Eddy County Housing Authority (ECHA) since June 2018, the county’s housing authority is finally under new...

 

Koepplins honored at Harvest Bowl

The success, dedication and hard work of outstanding agriculturists in 53 counties in North Dakota and 10 counties in Minnesota were honored during the 47th annual Harvest Bowl program at North...

 

Back on the Ice Ice Baby

After several days of extreme cold and severe winter weather shut down the warming house, locals finally got an opportunity to spend time at the ice rink this past week....

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 17, 2022

Meeting in the middle: NR-S agrees to mediation with East Central

With the January 1 deadline for withdrawal having come and gone, the New Rockford-Sheyenne school district will retain the services of the East Central Special Education Unit (East Central) for at lea...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    January 17, 2022

2021: The Year in Review

As fall gave way to heaps of snow and frigid temperatures in Eddy County, discussions centered around street improvements, special education, and much more. Below are some of the Transcript’s most...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    January 17, 2022

Karen's Place reopens

Oberon's only bar is back in business. Council members reconsidered the liquor license application at their January 10 meeting. "Because his application was 'pending,' he could have been open up...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    January 17, 2022

Sheriff warns residents of active scam

An elderly New Rockford resident received a suspicious check for over $8,000 in the mail last week, along with a letter claiming that she had won $750,000 in the North American Publisher’s...

 

Second quarter honor rolls at NR-S announced

New Rockford-Sheyenne High School Principal Avolt Baumbach recognized the following students for making the Honor Rolls for the second quarter of the 2021-22 school year. High School (HS) A Honor Roll 12th Grade: Maria Becker, Nicolas Berglund, Mya C...

 
 By Julie Shrock    News    January 17, 2022

Resources for Veterans: Jan. 17, 2022

Did you know... Veterans Administration (VA) provides burial and memorial services to Veterans at no charge to honor their service to the nation? Spouses and children may also receive these services. With new VA national, state, and tribal...

 

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