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Santa's Grand Entrance

On Saturday, Dec. 7, Santa Claus arrived in style. He and his daughter Holly came into New Rockford in a white horse-drawn carriage, driven by Dale...

 
 By Oakley Brazil    News    December 16, 2019 

Volunteering for Santa, from the eyes of a child

On Saturday, Dec. 7, I volunteered during the annual Santa Day Celebration at the Brown Memorial in New Rockford. My job was to hand out a special...

 

Libraries stand strong against publishing giant

Librarians across the country are miffed, and it’s not because patrons are dog-earring the books again. This time librarians have turned their watchful eye to a certain publisher. Macmillan...

 

LHGS Love Letter Campaign generates $2,000

This year the LHGS Auxiliary 'Love Letter Campaign' generated over $2,000 for the purchase of a new dining room table and chairs for the Basic Care...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    December 16, 2019 

NR-S School receives grant funds for music

In Senate Bill 2265, The 2019 N.D. Legislature offered $800,000 to the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) for the purpose of...

 

Youth musicians perform at statewide festival

This year, five NR-S students prepared for the Surround the State in Song music festival: Bailey Baumbach, Donavun McCorkle, Judy Meier, Kaci...

 
 By Niece Swart    News    December 16, 2019 

Tiffany 4-H Club Report

On Nov. 17, the Tiffany 4-H Club members met at the Rockford Café. Tillie and Neecie Swart hosted the meeting. Ten Tiffany 4-H members were at the meeting. Chaztin Wobbema, Tillie and Neecie Swart,...

 

High School musicians honor traditions

Holiday traditions were alive and well at the NR-S Music Department's annual Holiday Concert on Monday, Dec. 9. Students got an 'A' for effort as...

 

Elementary music students present "The Snowy Day"

On Thursday, Dec. 5, the NR-S elementary and middle school students presented their holiday concert for all to enjoy. The evening began with the...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    December 9, 2019

Water tower repair to cost $580,000

The city received four bids that met the qualifications for the water tower rehabilitation project. Wade Senger of Interstate Engineering provided a...

 

4-H Helping Hands trim trees at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd

Eddy County's 4-H members joined together to lend a helping hand at the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd on Sunday, Dec. 1. Together, they...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    December 9, 2019

Administrative Rules Committee approves cottage food rules

North Dakota Legislators have approved a list of additional rules for cottage food products. The rules were brought forth by the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH). In a press release issued...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    December 9, 2019

County Commission: Technology proves helpful for law enforcement

Eddy County Sheriff Paul Lies reported to the Eddy County Commission that he and his deputies have seen the benefits of using technology and social...

 

Eagles Club makes donation to New Rockford Fire Department

The New Rockford Eagles Club recently made a $5,000 donation to the local fire department. Eagles Club President Mike Yri (second from right)...

 

Eddy County Sheriff's Update for November

Driving under suspension cases dominate court Eddy County Sheriff Paul Lies reported that his department has filed 43 driving under suspension charges this year, nearly one a week. That is a 34%...

 

Becker one of four to join 4-H Ambassador program

Christopher Becker, a senior at New Rockford-Sheyenne School and member of the Rough Riders 4-H Club in Eddy County, is one of four youth selected to...

 

FARRMS' "A Gift for Future Generations" will honor soil health specialist Jay Fuhrer

The Foundation for Agriculture and Rural Resources Management and Sustainability (FARRMS) will host a soil health day on Dec. 14, 2019 from 1:30 p.m....

 

Crop insurance options for producers facing delayed harvest

USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) said producers with Federal crop insurance that are experiencing a delay in harvesting their crop and potentially have a loss should contact their Approved Insura...

 

NDHP holiday enforcement event yields mostly speeding citations and drug-related arrests

On Wednesday, Nov. 27, and Sunday, Dec. 1, the two busiest travel days of the season, the North Dakota Highway Patrol conducted an All-Hands Enforcement event. Over these two days, all available NDHP...

 

Main Street Expansion Grant Program now available

The North Dakota Department of Commerce has announced the 2020 Tourism Main Street Expansion Grant Program.The purpose of the Main Street Expansion Grant Program is to support new or expanding...

 

Dakota Prairie School District Receives $15k USDA Grant for New Playground

In November, U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural Development awarded a grant totaling of $15,200 to the Dakota Prairie School District...

 

Youth are the stars in DPRCA's "A Christmas Story: The Musical"

Youth are the stars of the show in DPRCA's "A Christmas Story: The Musical" on stage now thru Dec. 15. From 10-year-old Kaci Weisenburger starring as...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    December 2, 2019

Get your curls and cuts at New Rockford's newest local business

There's a new place in town. Maybe you've noticed. Right across the street from the Eagles Club, in the old Montana-Dakota Utilities building, is The...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    December 2, 2019

'Muddy Tracks' takes Calcutta

It was Muddy Tracks for the win at the 6th Annual Eagles “Run for the Roses” Stick Horse Calcutta on Saturday, Nov. 23. Crappy Harvest was the...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    December 2, 2019

'Tis the season to 'Shop with the Sheriff"

The Eddy County Sheriff's Office is at it again. On Thursday, Dec. 12, deputies, highway patrol, and other law enforcement officers from around the...

 

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