Discovering Dakota | A trip up north to see New Rockford
Published 08/04/2008, The Jamestown Sun
I was hungry when I pulled into New Rockford, N.D., on a warm July afternoon. There was a fair amount of road work on the way, and several miles of U.S. Highway 281 north of Carrington were just loose gravel. There was a sign that pointed left and said the business district was that-a-way, so I turned off the highway and found my way downtown. I parked when I saw the first restaurant that I knew would not be some cookie-cutter chain and went inside. To my disappointment, the man behind the bar at Buck-its Pub & Pizza said all he had were frozen pizzas until 5 p.m.Word count: 1427
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