STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Licensed grain elevators increase for first time in 15 years
News release from the Public Service Commission:
For the first time since 1995, the number of licensed grain elevators has increased for the current license year beginning Aug. 1. This increase inclu... Posted on 9/2/10 at 6:04 PM
Dozens of volunteers turned out Sunday to fill and place sandbags after a sudden rise in the James River at New Rockford.
Mayor Jim Belquist said an ice jam that was compounding the problem was beginning to break up.
The New Rockford community has been selected to host Smithsonian exhibit “Key Ingredients: America By Food” from June 23 to Aug. 5, 2012. Dakota Prairie Regional Center for the Arts requested consideration for the exhibit, and has been spearheading the project in association with the North Dakota Humanities Council. Many events will be planned in the year prior to the exhibit’s arrival.
Corey Seymour will be the featured speaker at 7 pm. Tuesday at the Opera House in New Rockford, N.D., as part of The Big Read events sponsored by Dakota Prairie Regional Center for the Arts, the North Dakota Humanities Council and the National Endowment of the Arts. The book chosen for this year’s Big Read event is “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter” by Carson McCullers.
A new football classification and a new head coach has been a successful combination in the early going for the New Rockford-Sheyenne Rockets.
After competing in North Dakota Class A 11-man football for the past four seasons, the Rockets were designated back to the nine-man ranks this fall and appear to be picking up right where they left off.
For the second night in a row, the third period told the tale for New Rockford-Sheyenne.
The Rockets were outscored 13-2 by Kidder County in the third period of Friday’s semifinals of the girls’ Class B state tournament, and on Saturday the Hazen Bison handed the Rockets a similar fate in the third-place matchup at the Alerus Center.
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