July 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Tensions rise between water board, commission

Snag and clear assessments approved

COUNTY – Walsh County Commission met Tuesday, July 17, with chairman Lawrence Burianek and commissioners Karen Anderson, Ernie Barta, Luther Meberg and Lauren Wild in attendance, as well as auditor Kris Molde.  More...

Special Sections

Community

A sentimental journey

Hospice program gives Grafton woman day trip

Linda Severson has been crafting her entire life.  So when Sentimental Journey, Altru’s Hospice program to grant patients a wish to take them anywhere they’d like gave Linda a wish, she picked Hobby Lobby in Grand Forks.  More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

We hope to see you at the Good Samaritan Pie Social on Sunday, July 29, from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Sunny news from Sunset

We started off the week with fitness club. At Money Monday Bingo the blackout winner got a bonus if they sang a song and Muriel did it! We love to have fun. In the evening we played Yahtzee. More...

Obituaries

Raphael Tandeski

Grand Forks

Raphael “Ray” Tandeski, 84, Grand Forks, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.  More...

Gilbert Gravelin

Grafton

Gilbert G. Gravelin, 69, Grafton, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018, at his camper near Devils Lake.  No funeral services are planned at this time.  More...

Gale Watts

St. Thomas

Gale William Watts, 78, St. Thomas, passed awayWednesday, July 18, 2018, at his home after a shor t battle with cancer.  Services were held Monday, July 23, at Askew Funeral Home, Cavalier. Burial was at Hillside Cemetery, Walhalla.  More...

School

Local students attend international conference

Six NVCTC students attend HOSA nationals

North Dakota middle and high school students involved with the HOSA- Future Healthcare Professionals (HOSA) program participated in the 2018 International Leadership Conference at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center June 27 through 30, in Dal More...

Show them your skills

Three local youth compete at Skills USA nationals

Three students from North Valley Career and Technology Center recently traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, to compete in the Skills USA National Leadership and Skills Conference, June 25 through 29. More...

Greenhouse goes up

The greenhouse at North Valley Career and Technology Center is going up. Albert J. Lauer, Inc. of Farmington, Minnesota, is constructing the building. More...

Religion

Tag, you're it!

Tag was the name of the game at the first day of St. John's Catholic Church Vacation Bible School. Emma Bjorneby, 11, chases Paul Suda, 10, on July 10. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

What is America’s Future?  More...

County pay scale remains sore subject

Commissioners review budgets, wage increases

COUNTY –Walsh County Commission has been deep in budget talks for weeks and normally that’s nothing new this time of year. More...

SUNDAY FISHING

A group of boys from the campground loaded their fishing gear in a boat at Leistikow Park and set out on the Park River in Grafton Sunday, July 8.   More...

News

Public school food services starving for more revenue

Albrecht talks options for saving money

GRAFTON – The Grafton Public School (GPS) board meeting was held Tuesday, July 24. More...

Small town sillouettes

The sinking sun reflects stunning colors and provides a humbling backdrop to sillouettes or Grafton's own "skyscrapers" this July.   More...

Best of the region survey collecting responses

The Rendezvous Region of northeast North Dakota has grown and now includes Cavalier, Pembina and Walsh counties.  More...

Happenings

Police Blotter

July 16, 4:49 a.m., suspicious activity on Fernwood Drive.  July 16, 10:53 a.m., welfare check on McHugh Avenue.  July 16, 11:17 a.m., burglary on Fernwood Drive.  July 16, 4:00 p.m., animal at large on Eastview Drive.  July 16, 4 More...

Congressman Cramer coming to Grafton

Congressman Kevin Cramer is hosting an agricultural town hall open to the public Friday, Aug. 3, at 3 p.m., at the Choice Financial Community Room in Grafton. More...

Honor Flight dates set

The Veterans Honor Flight of North Dakota/Minnesota announced dates for the next flight! Veterans are taken to Washington, D.C. free of charge to see memorials built to honor their service and sacrifices. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

War of words goes global

By now, we’ve all come to expect cringe-worthy social media activity from President Trump. It still doesn’t stop anyone from being disappointed, frustrated and sometimes outraged when he does it.  More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Second Lieutenant Patrick W. Fisher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry E. Fisher, Grafton, was promoted to the temporary grade of first lieutenant. Lt. More...

Sports

Spoilers hold close to Pirates at home

Pirates come from behind in fifth

The Grafton Spoilers Post 41 American Legion team hosted the Park River ( P R ) Post 147 Pirates last Wednesday on Harris Halliday Field.  Grafton gained the lead with two runs in the third inning but the Pirates stole it with a powerful fifth i More...

Papenfuss inducted into hall of fame

Park River man honored after 25 years of racing

Kevin Papenfuss, a Park River High School graduate, began his racing career in 1978 at just 19 years old. More...

Little Mustangs dribble through camp

Lucy Motteberg dribbles her pink Nike basketball which just so happened to match every piece of her outfit during the Mustang basketball camp. More...