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Northern Plains Electric and partners award $5,500 to Sheyenne Fire Department

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative (NPEC) board of directors granted $2,500 to four non-profit organizations whom contribute to the communities...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 21, 2020 

Shining Levi's Light

"When it is darkest, we can see the stars." These words by Ralph Waldo Emerson bring to light the essence of suicide prevention. Exactly nine months...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 21, 2020 

New Rockford Area Betterment Corp. to purchase bowling alley

The potential of a renaissance at the local bowling alley came one step closer to reality last week. The New Rockford Area Betterment Corporation...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 21, 2020 

Steamers ready to roll into town this weekend

Yes, we're known as the Steam Engine Capital of North Dakota, so we couldn't let a year go by without an annual reunion of steamers! The Central...

 

Lights of Hope event remembers those lost to suicide

Sunday, Sept. 13 offered folks a beautiful day to partake in the sixth annual Lights of Hope event. As in previous years, Eddy County Community Cares...

 

Time is running out to be counted in 2020 Census

North Dakota's census response rate is approaching 95%. The U.S. Census Bureau began visiting North Dakota households that have not responded to the 2...

 

No better time to give blood

On Thursday, September 24, Vitalant will be hosting a blood donation event at St. John’s Catholic Church from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Vitalant is the sole blood provider for 68 area hospitals and needs...

 

Melissa Ystaas joins Peak Performance Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, PLLC

Peak Performance Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, located in New Rockford, welcomes Melissa Ystass to their team of professionals. Melissa has...

 

Talk of the Town: Sept. 21, 2020

New Rockford and area folks extend sympathy to the families of Susan Semmens and Eileen Dockter. Labor Day found Todd and Karen Koepplin, Taylor and Amanda Koepplin and Evelyn. Martin and Janelle...

 
 By Rachel Brazil    News    September 21, 2020 

School Board approves budget, mill levy to remain the same

The New Rockford-Sheyenne School board approved the district's final 2020-21 budget at the Sept. 14 meeting. While the budget’s expenditures total $4,508,646.19, the projected revenue is estimated...

 

Pleasant Prairie: Sept. 21, 2020

Margie Anderson was among those who took in the annual Community Credit Union meeting Saturday at Ostby Hall in Sheyenne. Later Margie enjoyed a visit at the Metta McDowell Farm. Charlotte Koepplin...

 
 By Linda Madson    News    September 21, 2020 

Oberon Oracles: Sept. 21, 2020

Lester Roberts visited his daughter, Lezlee Thorson at her lake lot on Wednesday. Sunday, Lester went for a drive to see what is happening in the country. James Nelson was visited by Howard and Helen...

 

USDA invests in rural North Dakota to help rural businesses create jobs

The United States Department of Agriculture is investing over $600,000 in North Dakota to help rural businesses create jobs and increase opportunities. The Maddock Opera House Association will use a...

 

Return of the Rockford

After many months of closure and subsequent renovation, the Rockford Theatre is set to re-open its doors on Saturday, Sept. 19. Showtime begins at 8 p...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 14, 2020

Where are they now? 70 years and counting: Starke family legacy lives on

Bill and Joyce (née Neuharth) Starke celebrated 70 years of marriage this past week. This couple's contributions to the community, as well as to...

 

Partners to the Park District

Two local organizations received statewide recognition by the North Dakota Recreation and Parks Association last week. Dennis Nybo, director of the Ne...

 

New Rockford Community Foundation supports local ambulance service

Since 2008, the New Rockford Community Foundation has provided more than $30,000 to a variety of nonprofit organizations and community groups that make our community a safe, healthy, and vibrant...

 

Notice: Access to Eddy County Courthouse restricted

Due to the rise of COVID-19 cases in Eddy County, local officials are asking the public to limit their entrance into the courthouse for important busi...

 

Water main replacement project winding down

A mere 11 blocks of water mains remain to be replaced in New Rockford. Wade Senger of Interstate Engineering reported to the city commission Tuesday that a few blocks on the west end of each Second,...

 

Labor Day enforcement yields 1,500 traffic stops

The North Dakota Highway Patrol conducted high visibility enforcement (HVE) over Labor Day weekend from Friday, Sept. 4 through Monday, Sept. 7 throughout the state. HVE is a traffic safety method...

 

DPRCA cancels remainder of 2020 season

DPRCA has canceled the remainder of their 2020 season. Here’s the announcement they posted to their Facebook page this past week: And so another summer has come and gone… At this point in the year...

 

State veterinarian issues anthrax warning to livestock producers

North Dakota’s state veterinarian says the state’s first reported case of anthrax this year is a reminder to livestock producers to take action to protect their animals from the disease,...

 

Eddy County COVID-19 update

EDDY COUNTY PRESS RELEASE September 18, 2020 Eddy County has 11 active COVID-19 cases as of September 18, 2020. Eddy County is currently in the low... Full story

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    September 7, 2020

Wonder Lanes to close

For the first time in 57 years, Wonder Lanes' owner LeRoy Krueger is not organizing league bowling at the New Rockford bowling alley this fall....

 

Jury finds Johnson guilty of terrorizing public officials

Darin Johnson of New Rockford was found guilty of Class C Felony terrorizing. The verdict was handed down by an Eddy County jury on Friday, Aug. 28...

 

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