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Rocket bus parked by NR-S

After many years of service, the New Rockford-Sheyenne school district’s infamous “Rocket Bus” has been retired.

With recurring mechanical problems and significant repair costs, the Rocket Bus has long been a thorn in the side of school administrators and board members, but they learned at their regular meeting on Monday, Feb. 5, that it won’t be an issue any longer.

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