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Don your denim and diamonds

Harvest Fest set for Sept. 9 in Park River

Ruth Jelinek has served as fundraising director for Harvest Fest at First Care Health Center in Park River for 16 years. More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

Looking ahead please mark your calendars. We will have our book sale and luncheon on Sept. 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. Books are 25 cents each, the luncheon will be a freewill offering and activities will be making and selling donuts again. More...

Petersons mark 60 years of wedded bliss

Dale and Eileen Peterson, Fargo, formerly of Grafton, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 16.  More...

Obituaries

Bertha Lindstrom

Minot

Bertha “Toots” Lindstrom, 95, Minot, passed away peacefully in her son’s home Aug. 20, 2018, surrounded by family.  More...

Mary Hodny

Devils Lake

Mary C. Hodny, 82, formerly of Lankin, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at Good Samaritan Center of Devils Lake.  Mass of Christian Burial was Monday, Aug. 27 at 10:30 a.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church of Bechyne. More...

Deacon Buresh

Fargo

Deacon Leonard Buresh, 86, Fargo, passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018.  Mass of Christian burial was 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 28, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Fargo.   More...

School

A good first day

Waving from the seat of her bus after the first day at Grafton High School is freshman Kember Taylor. More...

Area schools implementing new math curriculums

Two area schools are implementing new math curriculums this year. More...

Religion

Changing with the times

Thrive moves to morning services, adds technology

As Thrive Church’s Grafton campus nears its one-year anniversary, members will note some changes. Most importantly, service times will change from 6 p.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday beginning Oct. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Jesus once told a story about two men who went to pray. One was a high standing religious man, the other was a tax collector that had extorted money from people. More...

Minto trailer house a total loss

Cause of fire unknown

MINTO – A Minto family lost everything in a Saturday night house fire. The family was home at the time, but made it out safely, according to Minto Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mark Wilson.   More...

Notice of estimated property tax letters sent

Do not pay off this statement

GRAFTON – Walsh County Treasurer’s Office mailed out a “notice of estimated property tax and hearing dates” for properties in Walsh County this week. More...

News

Hantavirus-related death reported in northeast North Dakota

North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) announced that a resident of North Dakota has become sick and passed away from Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS), a rare but potentially fatal disease spread by infected rodent droppings, urine and saliva.& More...

Outside work

Finishing touches were done around the former location of Marketplace on 8th in Grafton. Black top was being laid last week along with landscaping in areas.   More...

County Court Report

JUNE 2018 DISPOSITIONS  Rick Lee Guderjahn, Hoople, driving under suspension-fourth or subsequent offense in five years. Defendant shall pay $735 in fines and fees. More...

Happenings

Minto Benefit Bridge group to resume play

The Minto Benefit Bridge group will resume play on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at the home of Ellen Misialek with Roberta Mohagen and Becky Coty as hostesses. Supper will begin at 6 p.m. followed by a short meeting and card playing. Dues are $20. More...

Grandma’s Attic Sale is back

Grandma’s Attic Sale will return to Grafton Federated Church Saturday, Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The sale will be held in the church dining room, located on the lower level. More...

Supper to send off Feltmans

Sacred Heart Church of Minto will be sharing a meal Thursday, Aug. 30 at 6 p.m to wish Ray and Jennette Feltman well as they will be moving to Fargo soon. Everyone is welcome to share food provided by Sacred Heart Church Choir.   More...

Opinion

North Dakota strong

When Cara Mund was crowned Miss America 2018, she left behind her title as Miss North Dakota and ventured into life as a reigning pageant queen. As that world began to crumble around her, Mund refused to silently suffer. More...

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Turning back the clock

60 years  Casey Finnegan, a former Grafton High School superintendent and coach and later well-known figure in North Dakota and midwest football circles, was honored during his stay at St. More...

Sports

Aggies take on Burros in first game of 2018

PR-F-L struggles on the road

The Park River-Fordville- Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies traveled to Hillsboro to take on the defending state champion Hillsboro-CentralValley (H-CV ) Burros last Friday in their season opener. More...

Grafton wins in three sets

Spoilers stop Eagles on home court

The Grafton Spoilers volleyball team hosted a seasonopening Region 2 volleyball game against the North Border ( N B ) Eagles on Tuesday where they won three close sets for a home victory.  More...

Spoilers host reigning champs in opener

Muhonen hopes defense can get stronger

The Grafton Spoilers football team opened their 2018 season at home against back- to-back state champion Bismarck St. Mary’s last Friday.  After holding St. More...