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 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 2, 2021 

"It's heart-wrenching" Farmers and ranchers deal with effects of severe drought

Sloughs are going dry throughout the county, and pastures are bare of grass.   No measurable rain has fallen since July 3 in New Rockford, and the N.D. Agricultural Weather Network reports that just...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 2, 2021 

Steinbach announces retirement at county budget meeting

Kathy Steinbach has announced her retirement, effective November 30. She has served as county veteran’s service officer (CVSO) and housing authority director since June 1, 2018. Steinbach told commi...

 
 News    August 2, 2021 

Lindquist recognized by N.D. High School Coaches Association

Gary Lindquist of New Rockford was presented with the North Dakota High School Coaches Association Award of Special Recognition on Thursday, July 22 at the annual NDHSCA Coach of the Year and Hall of...

 
 News    August 2, 2021 

Eagles donate to American Legion

The New Rockford Eagles recently donated $1,100 to American Legion Post #30 in New Rockford to assist in purchasing new flags throughout the town of New Rockford and at grave markers. This donation...

 
 News    August 2, 2021 

Sheyenne Farmers Market back for 12th year

Sheyenne Farmers Market kicked off its 12th season on Saturday, July 24. Every Saturday from now until October, you will find vendors on Main Street (Hwy 281 in Sheyenne) selling fresh produce and...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    August 2, 2021 

Oberon Oracles: August 2, 2021

Tuesday, Lester Roberts was visited by his sisters, Marlene Miller, Jean Olson and Delores Stack, his brother Roger, and his nephew, Scott Miller. Marlene, Delores and Scott visited Lester again on Thursday. Lester enjoyed visiting and supper with...

 
 By Charlotte Koepplin    News    August 2, 2021 

Talk of the Town: August 2, 2021

Area folks extend sympathy to the family of Cameron Pierson. Candy Jensen and Terry Koepplin joined niece Jodi and Dave Bergman and Jodi’s father Johnny Johnson and friend for a catch-up visit over breakfast on Wednesday at the Rockford Café....

 
 By Charlotte Koepplin    News    August 2, 2021 

Pleasant Prairie: August 2, 2021

Janelle Koepplin was a brief stopper on Monday morning at the Charlotte Koepplin home, bringing goodies and treats. Last Sunday, Jimmy Indergaard was a visitor at the Dennis and Fran Walen home, and a visitor and supper guest at the Andy and Ruth...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    July 26, 2021

BumbleBee Babysitting

When a young girl is officially old enough to babysit, she typically just lets her friends and family know she's available, and they start calling when they need a sitter. A group of New Rockford...

 
 By Jennifer Ruppell    News    July 26, 2021

Girls fastpitch softball on radar at NR-S

On Monday, July 19, the New Rockford-Sheyenne School Board of Education met via Zoom. As July is typically the reorganization meeting for the school board, election of officers was held. Mary Kay Price, who has represented the former New Rockford...

 

Dakota Spark youth perform "The Box"

"Just give me the box!" Milo Warren, Levi Greiner, Josslyn Hager, Tate Larson and Teigen Alderman perform in "The Box," a sweet little play about using your imagination. The students held rehearsals...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    July 26, 2021

Boasting about Brost: Chamber honors New Rockford's park maintenance foreman

One minute he's lying on his stomach, soaking wet, replacing a leaking sprinkler head at Legion Park. The next he's grabbing a chainsaw from the maintenance shed at Archie and Jessie Campbell Park,...

 

Battle of the Bags downtown Sunday

Head to Hanson’s Bar on Sunday, Aug. 1 for a fun day of cornhole, free will offering meal, music by Schroeder Entertainment, silent auction and garden art sale. Register by 12:30 p.m. on Monday, July 26 for the cornhole tournament by texting...

 

Alcala, Berglund pinned as practical nurses

 Lake Region State College held its practical nurse pinning ceremony on Friday, July 16. Lake Region State College offers its nursing program in Devils Lake, Mayville, and Grand Forks. These two...

 

New sign directs visitors to local cemetery

A new sign directing visitors to the New Rockford Cemetery was placed near the corner of U.S. Highway 281 and 20th Street Northeast, north of New Rockford. The sign was designed by Kutting Edge...

 

McKnight awarded two VCSU scholarships

The Financial Aid Office at Valley City State University, Valley City, North Dakota is pleased to announce that the following student has been awarded scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic school...

 

Legislative Report: July 26, 2021

This report provides a summary of the Council of State Governments Midwest Legislative Conference that I attended in Rapid City, S.D. on July 10-14. This Midwest Conference provides learning opportunities for state legislators from 11 states, and...

 

Talk of the Town: July 26, 2021

Thursday afternoon visitors at the Eloise Lucht home were Alan and Marge Stolz, and their son Mike, who was visiting them from his home in Wyoming. The Stolz are from Bismarck and also visited others in the area. Janet Laube enjoyed a couple phone...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    July 26, 2021

Sheyenne News: July 26, 2021

Bonnie Deegan and Jan Loe enjoyed "Life Is But A Dream," a DPRCA play at the Old Church Theatre in New Rockford on Friday evening. Sunday afternoon, Jan Loe was in Lakota to visit with Marilyn Stenberg and Jason Stenberg, who was also there visiting...

 

Pleasant Prairie: July 26, 2021

Jimmy Indergaard enjoyed fireworks on July 3 with family at the Dennis and Fran Walen farm, then visiting and supper at the Mervin Indergaard home on July 4. House guest on July 3 at the Jimmy Indergaard home was his sister Sharon Laxdal of...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    July 26, 2021

Oberon Oracles: July 26, 2021

Wednesday, Lester Roberts was a guest of Stan and Marilyn Kruger at their home in rural Sheyenne. He enjoyed supper and visiting at their depot, which was once located in Sheyenne. Lester and Lezlee Thorson traveled to Grand Forks on Thursday. They...

 

N.D. Safety Council to host self-protection class for young people

The North Dakota Safety Council (NDSC) will host an empowering self-protection class that teaches practical self-defense methods and personal safety insights to young adults. This four-hour course is taught by a former highway patrol trooper with...

 

Managing water through Garrison Diversion water tour on July 27

The North Dakota Water Education Foundation’s tour Managing Water Through Garrison Diversion is Tuesday, July 27. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. at Riverdale High Lodge. Registration prior to the tour is required. The Garrison Diversion Unit has...

 

4-H members show at annual Achievement Days

Brand new to Eddy County 4-H this year was the 4-H Sheep Lease Program. This program offers 4-H members who may not otherwise have an opportunity to participate in a livestock enterprise with a way...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    July 19, 2021

COVID-19 case count zeroes out in Eddy

You could say the coronavirus has flatlined. As of Wednesday, July 14, Eddy County had gone 44 days without one single reported case of COVID-19. Since the pandemic began, a total of 470 cases of the...

 

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