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 By Amy Wobbema    News    January 27, 2020 

Challenges ahead for Lake Region Law Enforcement Center

A shakeup is underway at Lake Region Law Enforcement Center (LEC), Commissioner Dave Gehrtz reported at the Jan. 21 Eddy County Commission meeting....

 

Presidential disaster declaration issued for 16 N.D. counties

On Tuesday, Jan. 21, President Donald Trump approved Gov. Doug Burgum’s request for a presidential major disaster declaration for the impacts of an October storm. The heavy rain and snow affected a...

 

Brazil takes Geography Bee

NR-S seventh-grader Jackson Brazil has been named the Geography Bee Champion for Eddy County. After successfully besting his peers at the county...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    January 27, 2020 

CNA, child care worker at LHGS named Chamber Employee of the Month

The county's largest employer is host to its second Employee of the Month. Brooke Cook, a CNA at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd's Heritage...

 

Benefit Saturday for Steve Bowman

The community is coming together to help one of our own in need. New Rockford resident Steve Bowman was severely injured in a car crash near Binford...

 

Otter Tail Power Company donates to 4-H Pavilion

Otter Tail Power Company Foundation presented Eddy County 4-H a $500 donation for the Eddy County 4-H Recreational Pavilion Project at the Winter...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    January 27, 2020 

Local foods study identifies challenges and opportunities for industry

On Tuesday, Jan. 7, the Northern Plains Resource Center and Development Council presented the results from a feasibility study for local foods in northeast North Dakota, and the results weren’t...

 
 By Amanda Hegland    News    January 27, 2020 

What exactly is the NRABC?

What exactly is the NRABC? That was my question when I first moved to the area, and a question that I now often get. I was so impressed that a small community had a progressive organization such as...

 

Hunter Education Safety Course to be offered in New Rockford

Hunter education classes will be held March 5 - 16 from 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Classes will be led by hunter education instructor Adnan Aldayel and will be held at the New Rockford Eagles Club. The...

 

Changes coming to Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations

The Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians announced the addition of five locations to the implementation schedule of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (Program) as well as oper...

 

Maddock Opera House to host Valentine's Day dinner and show

The Maddock Opera House Association invites you to celebrate your Valentine's Day by attending “Love And All That Jazz” at the Maddock Opera House. Friday, Feb. 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m., You...

 

Google workshop offered at Carrington Library

Carrington Area Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Grow with Google to help community members learn digital skills, with a workshop at Carrington City Library on Thursday, Feb. 6 from 11 a.m. - 1...

 

Eddy County Sheriff arrests one murder suspect, another remains at large

On Sunday, January 26, 2020, the Eddy County Sheriff's Office was conducting an investigation on an individual who was staying at the Bison Lodge in...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    January 20, 2020

Businesses eligible for Main Street grant program

Private business owners in New Rockford have a shot at grant and/or loan funds to repair blighted, deteriorating or dilapidated structures in the...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    January 20, 2020

School board approves assistant archery coach, considers options for second gymnasium

The NR-S school board approved the hiring of an assistant coach for the school’s archery team. Archery is in fourth year, and has in increasing number of participants. Last year, the team included...

 

Otter Tail Power Company donates $1,500 for new dugouts at North Park

Chans Price of Otter Tail Power presents Park District Manager Dennis Nybo with a donation to jumpstart the renovation of the baseball diamond...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    January 20, 2020

Area family suffering after tragic fire

A McClusky family suffered tragedy earlier this month when a house fire destroyed their home and claimed the life of a child on Wednesday, Jan. 8....

 

UND to host Honor Band, Choir and Strings Festival

Three NR-S students will perform at the University of North Dakota 35th Annual Honor Band, Choir and Strings Festival Jan. 24-26. Christopher Becker,...

 

Hewitt serving as Loan Officer at Bank Forward

Bank Forward is pleased to announce Dillon Hewitt is now serving as a loan officer. A part of the Bank Forward team since 2017, Dillon previously...

 

Hunger Free Food Pantry winter update

Thanks to generous donors and volunteers, the Hunger Free Food Pantry at First Lutheran Church continues to do good work. First, they distributed 33...

 

New Rockford-Sheyenne announces Q2 honor roll

New Rockford-Sheyenne High School Principal Avolt Baumbach released the second quarter honor rolls for the 2019-20 school year. Senior High Quarter 2 A Honor Roll 12th grade: Bo Belquist, Ashlynn...

 

Stenehjem bans roving band of con artists from operating as contractors

On Friday, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued a Cease and Desist Order against a group of individuals who have been using the guise of a contractor’s license to perpetrate scams against unsuspe...

 

Celebrate!

Staff, students and stakeholders celebrated New Rockford-Sheyenne's selection as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence for 2019 on Friday, Jan....

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    January 13, 2020

Sheriff reviews memorandum proposed by Spirit Lake law enforcement with commission

Eddy County Sheriff Paul Lies provided the Eddy County Commission an update on the memorandum of understanding (MOU) proposed by Spirit Lake law enforcement. What remains unknown is how all residents...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    January 13, 2020

Public input sought on County-Township Snow Removal Policy

Eddy County Road Superintendent Todd Weber would like to be more consistent when it comes to maintaining the quality of winter bus and mail routes. Current policies state that the county will only...

 

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