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 News    August 8, 2022 

Lifesavers in the Park Tuesday

It’s that time of year again - when folks in New Rockford and the surrounding area gather at New Rockford’s Centennial Park to meet their local heroes, at the annual Lifesavers in the Park. “Lifesavers in the Park is our way of giving back to...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 8, 2022 

Dauenhauers acquire storage business

Jacob and Amanda Dauenhauer, owners of Dauenhauer Diesel Repair, have begun a new chapter in their careers. On Friday, July 29, they purchased Westside Storage from previous owners Marlin and Val...

 
 News    August 8, 2022 

Live music, zucchini bake-off highlight Thursday's Summer Street Market

Enjoy it while it lasts! This Thursday, Aug. 11 is the last-of-the-season Summer Street Market in downtown New Rockford, from 4-8 p.m. Yes, there will be more than a dozen vendors in the park selling their wares. And, of course, there will be lots...

 
 News    August 8, 2022 

Community Garden relocated to Centennial Park

Volunteers relocated the city's landmark rock across the street from the Community Garden into Centennial Park Wednesday....

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 8, 2022 

County taxes expected to increase slightly in 2023

On Tuesday, Aug. 2, budgets and mills were the major topic of discussion at the Eddy County Commission’s regular monthly meeting. Eddy County Auditor, Patty Williams, began by handing out a...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 8, 2022 

Benefit for Whitmer Thursday

The Sheyenne community will gather once again this summer to support one of its own fighting cancer. On Thursday, Aug. 11, volunteers will host a benefit spaghetti supper and silent auction for...

 
 News    August 8, 2022 

Rep. Armstrong visits New Rockford

Congressman Kelly Armstrong, who's running for reelection as North Dakota's lone United States Representative against Democratic-NPL nominee Mark Haugen, visited New Rockford on Wednesday, August 3,...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 8, 2022 

City approves request for more street improvements in Watson Addition

City officials approved the first change order on the street project, which involves installation of curb and gutter, as well as additional improvements to the gravel road in Watson Addition. The cost...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 8, 2022 

Oberon officials planning new city election

On Monday, August 1, the Oberon City Council discussed plans to hold a new election following allegations they mishandled the city’s municipal election on June 14. Those allegations led to a contest...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 8, 2022 

701 Rundown: August 8, 2022

Here’s your weekly rundown of some of the most interesting headlines from newspapers across North Dakota. N.D. 2023 teacher of the year finalists State School Superintendent Kristen Baesler on...

 
 By Patti Clifton    News    August 8, 2022 

Sheyenne News: August 8, 2022

Steph Loe, Bonnie Deegan and Jan Loe enjoyed viewing "Where the Crawdads Sing" at Rockford Theatre in New Rockford recently. Patti Clifton and Jan Loe were in New Rockford last Wednesday afternoon where they did a few errands and had coffee at...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    August 8, 2022 

Oberon Oracles: August 8, 2022

Logan, Bobbi and Emersyn Olson spent Wednesday through Sunday at the John and Donna Grann residence. Bill Kennedy from Ankeny, Iowa was a Thursday morning visitor for coffee at the Grann home. John and Donna spent Friday and Saturday at the N.D....

 
 By Charlotte Koepplin    News    August 8, 2022 

Pleasant Prairie: August 8, 2022

Saturday, Margie Anderson and Alvie Jones were among those to attend the funeral service for Kathy Westby Swenson at the First Lutheran Church in Sheyenne. Friday, visitors with a purpose at the Charlotte Koepplin home were Pastor Richard Biberdorf,...

 
 By Charlotte Koepplin    News    August 8, 2022 

Talk of the Town: August 8, 2022

Janet Laube and YipYip were brief visitors at the Charlotte Koepplin home Sunday afternoon. During the week, Janet enjoyed phone calls with grandson, Travis, and Lois Ockert, both of Fargo, and niece, Shelly Nelson, of Oklahoma. Calvin Packard took...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 8, 2022 

Hanson's Bar and Eagles Club hit in early morning burglary

In the early morning hours of Saturday, Aug. 6, Hanson's Bar and the Eagles Club in downtown New Rockford were burglarized. According to Eddy County Sheriff Paul Lies, sometime between the hours of 2:...

 

Summer spruce-up underway at school

Crews are working to complete a few improvements to the NR-S School campus before classes resume later this month. On Wednesday, two firms were at work on the north side of the building. Reporter...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 1, 2022

Staffing changes mark county budget talks

On Tuesday, July 26, Eddy County commissioners held a special meeting to continue their budget discussions. Up first was Tiffany Harr, who briefly discussed the budgets for the Recorder/Clerk of...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 1, 2022

Serene time at Sacred Serenity

"The key to relaxation is in the palm of your hand." That's the motto of Sacred Serenity Massage Therapy, a new business in New Rockford owned and operated by Susan Lund. Housed inside Shear Delight...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 1, 2022

Johnson resigns as Lake Region Law Enforcement Center Director

Rob Johnson has resigned from his position as Director of the Lake Region Law Enforcement Center (LEC), effective Aug. 31. The resignation comes amid the LEC’s ongoing struggle to acquire and train...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 1, 2022

Drake killed in ATV crash

A Sheyenne man was killed in an early morning ATV crash on Saturday, July 23. According to a report from the North Dakota Highway Patrol, Keith Drake, 60, of Sheyenne was traveling northbound on 2nd...

 
 By Nathan Price    News    August 1, 2022

Danduran promoted to Major

Jacob Danduran, a native of New Rockford and 2005 graduate of New Rockford High School, was recently promoted to major during a North Dakota Army National Guard ceremony in Bismarck at the Raymond J....

 

Columbia Grain International acquires eight grain facilities from Gavilon

Columbia Grain International (CGI), a global leader in the origination, processing, logistics, and distribution of high-quality bulk grains, pulses, edible beans, oilseeds, and organics for the...

 

Cooling assistance available to qualifying N.D. households

The North Dakota Department of Human Services and the North Dakota Department of Commerce together offer a cooling assistance program that can help qualifying lower-income households beat the heat. Operated in cooperation with Community Action...

 

Dean's Lists' released

Presnell, Jay named to Dean’s List at Mayville State University Heather Hoyt, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs at Mayville State University, Mayville, N.D., announces that the following students have been listed on the Dean's List for th...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 1, 2022

Taxable sales up statewide, down locally

North Dakota’s taxable sales and purchases for the first quarter of 2022 were up 13.2 percent compared to the same timeframe in 2021. Taxable sales and purchases for January, February, and March of...

 

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