New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Storm recovery efforts continue at cemetery

 

August 26, 2019

Blue spruce trees at Prairie Home Cemetery in New Rockford damaged from the windstorm on July 8, 2018 are slated for removal in the coming weeks.

The Women's Auxiliary Cemetery Association is asking visitors to please be patient in the coming weeks as crews will be working to remove the remaining blue spruce trees that were damaged during the windstorm last July.

The association has contracted with Hager Excavating of New Rockford for this is first phase of the overall recovery and beautification plan. Work will begin Aug. 26. Costs associated with this project will be offset by a North Dakota Forestry Service Community Forestry Grant "America the Beautiful." A landscape architect has drawn up plans for the tree replacement. A compl...



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