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November 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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Community

Campbell recognized for economic development work

JDA director wins Governor's Choice Award

As someone who doesn’t necessarily look to be in the spotlight, all eyes were on Julie Campbell on Oct. More...

Sunny news from Sunset

On Monday fitness club was held in the morning. Money Monday Bingo had some big winners looking forward to the store coming up. In the evening we played Yahtzee. Robert took home the trophy in glory. More...

Dabble with Dell

I know many people will like this low-fat recipe. Simple to make and tasty. I loved it on a baked potato. Try it, won’t you?   More...

Obituaries

Carol Oen

Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Carol Jean Oen, biologist, feminist, information specialist, manager and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) retiree, passed away Nov. 3, 2018, of a heart attack. More...

Millennial Views

Emerging leaders  More...

Louise Ann Tibert

Voss

Louise Ann Tibert passed away Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.  Services will be held Monday, Nov. 19, at 1 p. m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Minto.  More...

School

Some gave all

Minto School hosts Veterans Day program

Sharing a hug after the Minto Veteran’s Day program are veteran David Larson with his granddaughter, sixth-grader Danielle Flanders, on Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Minto Public School gym. More...

One-act plays performed well at region competition

Park River places third, Minto eighth

Three area schools participated in one-act play competition on Thursday, Nov. 1, in Larimore.  More...

FFA officers pick up leadership awards

Six Grafton students attend conference

Editor’s note: This article was submitted by students Kassandra Galvan and Alexis Herrera.  On Oct. More...

Religion

Park River Bible Camp Quilt Retreat

Cutting fabric at the store she set up is Toni Johnson of Oklee Quilting Supply from Oklee, Minnesota. Each quilt retreat features a store to keep quilters well-stocked over the weekend. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

This article is sandwiched between Veterans Day and Thanksgiving. In many ways the two are very closely linked to one another. More...

Walsh County moves to close Conway bridge

Road certifications approved

COUNTY—The Walsh County Commission at its Nov. 5, meeting decided to fix two of three currently closed bridges in the county.  Surviving the chopping block were the Lankin bridge and the Forest River bridge. More...

Company refurbishing wind farm blades

Fiberglass shredded in Ardoch

COUNTY— Most North Dakotans realize the benefits of wind energy in a land that is flat and windy. Technological advances have also helped energy companies store and distribute that energy more efficiently. More...

News

Fire destroys Warsaw home, garage

May have been started by wood stove

A trailer home and garage are a total loss after a fire in Warsaw on Monday.  Walsh County Sheriff Ron Jurgens said the fire marshal is still investigating but the cause of the fire appears to have been a wood stove.  Two adults and three c More...

Park River man charged with making meth

Defendant allegedly in possession of active clandestine laboratories

A Park River man has been charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver and manufacturing methamphetamine after chemicals used to make the drug were allegedly located in his vehicle and at his residence.  More...

County Court Report

OCTOBER 2018 DISPOSITIONS  More...

Happenings

Family turkey bingo, reading night Nov. 20

Grafton Public Schools is holding family turkey bingo Tuesday, Nov. 20. The event will serve as a family bingo and reading event at Century Elementary, starting at 5 p.m. More...

Donate winter apparel

North Star Community Credit Union in Grafton is now accepting donations of hats, gloves, boots and any gently used winter apparel at its giving tree. Those in need of these items can visit the giving tree beginning Dec. 1.   More...

Concert at Harvest Festival

wThe men’s quartet and women’s trio music ministry teams from Association Free Lutheran Bible School in Minneapolis, Minneesota, will present in concert at Drayton Lutheran Church’s Harvest Festival on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 9:30 a.m. More...

Opinion

Time to fund mental health

In case the country needed another mass shooting to further emphasize the crisis we have in this country in terms of mental health, the Thousand Oaks shooting in California is another painful example.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Turning back the clock

60 years  Minto High School’s boys quartet came to be one of the area’s most popular vocal groups. More...

Sports

Spoilers, Aggies battle for third place

Grafton places for first time in history

The Grafton Spoilers took on the Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies in a battle for third place in the 2018 Class B Super Region 2 Volleyball Tournament in Hillsboro last Thursday, where the Aggies earned third place with a 3-1 match victory More...

Grafton girls perfect their dribble

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Grapplers prep for upcoming season

Grafton senior Saleem El-Sarraf, top, runs a drill on teammate Brian Sisk during the second week of practice Tuesday in the Grafton Centennial Center. Photos by Chelsea J. Wysocki More...