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July 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

GSD reorganizes

Thompson and LeClerc formally take over positions

GRAFTON – The Grafton School Board met Tuesday night for its regular monthly meeting at the North Valley Career and Technology Center’s Resource Room. More...

Special Sections

Community

Holt first cousins gather for reunion

Grandchildren now from age 49 to 80 in attendance

Henry and Julia Holt were the proud grandparents of 35 grandchildren. What a legacy! And what fun each grandchild had at the Holt farm, located northwest of Grafton, with their Grandma and Grandpa Holt and all their cousins. More...

Kieran Horsley, Evan Koenig announce wedding plans

Tom and Lorrie Horsley of Neche recently announced the engagement of their daughter, Kieran, to Evan Koenig, son of Dr. Daniel and Betty Koenig of Park River. They plan to exchange marriage vows Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, at St. More...

Alfred Byron to observe 90th birthday

Alfred Byron, Sr. of Cavalier will celebrate his 90th birthday at an open house in his honor. The event will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, from 2-5 p.m., at his home located at 12994 Highway 5 in Cavalier. All family and friends are invited to attend. More...

Obituaries

Joy Hartje

Mayville

Joy Hartje, 95, formerly of Crystal, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at Luther Memorial Home in Mayville. A memorial service was held Saturday, July 18, 2015, at 2 p.m., at Crystal United Methodist Church in Crystal. More...

Howard W. Wrigley

Aug. 15, 1935-July 11, 2015

Howard W. Wrigley died unexpectedly of a heart attack Saturday, July 11, 2015, at his remote fly-in fishing lodge in the farreaches of Northern Saskatchewan. More...

Kathryn Wolf

Las Vegas, Nevada

Kathryn Wolf, 50, Las Vegas, Nevada, and formerly of Cavalier, died unexpectedly Sunday, July 12, 2015, at her home in Las Vegas. More...

School

Discovering secrets to success

Kids become business owners at entrepreneurs camp

North Valley Career and Technology Center in Grafton hosted a North Dakota Young Entrepreneurs Education Program (NDYEEP) Summer Camp July 13-17 for middleschool aged children. More...

Religion

From the Pastor’s Desk

- Rev. Scott Berg, Grafton Baptist Church

Eat for strength, not for drunkedness More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

It has been busy at the Good Sam! We had the Morgan family come over during National Rabbit Week with some bunnies and a fawn. It brings back memories of the fair days. More...

Park River Area School remodel on schedule

New classrooms to be ready by Aug. 26

This is the first of a three part series on school construction projects in Walsh County. More...

County Road 9 closed by Hoople

Overweight permits requested for harvest

COUNTY - The Walsh Count y Commissioners met on Tuesday at the courthouse in Grafton for their regular bi-monthly meeting. Jack Karas, Lawrence Burianek, Ernie Barta, Luther Meberg, Karen Anderson and Kris Molde were present. More...

Restoration road

Grafton resident returns a 1963 Chevy Impala to its former glory

GRAFTON –Chevrolet had been in existence for 46 years when the legendary Impala was first debuted in 1958, originally known as a Chevy Bel Air. It was eventually called an Impala after the African antelopes, which are known for their grace. More...

News

Rodriguez pleads guilty to intent to deliver meth

Grafton resident to serve four years

COUNTY – Alexander Rodriguez, age 26, from Grafton pled guilty to a charge of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver at his plea hearing on Monday at the Walsh County District Courthouse. More...

Walsh County crash claims two

Car hit by truck ran stop sign

COUNTY – On Wednesday, July 15 around 11:47 a.m. More...

A new route

Kerry DeMars from Grafton True Value Hardware and Lumber holds a router he stocks at his new location at 85 E 4th St. The old location on Hill Avenue will soon be for sale as all inventory has now been relocated. More...

Happenings

Grafton Farmers Market to accept SNAP payments

Cards accepted as of July 21, credit and debit July 28

Grafton Farmers Market is joining the growing ranks of farmers markets around the country who accept Supplemental Nutr ition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits as a form of payment for eligible items. More...

Police Blotter

July 12, 12:42 a.m., barking dog complaint on West Sixth Street. July 12, 2:58 a.m., animal complaint on Manvel Avenue. More...

North Trinity annual service

The annual worship service at North Trinity Lutheran Church will be held Sunday, Aug. 2, at 2 p.m. Benjamin Hylden of Park River, author of “Finding Faith in the Field,” will be the guest speaker for the service. More...

Opinion

Minion school supply lists

" What one does and what one says is a pretty good criterion of what one is."— Rilie R. Morgan, Nov. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 years Nearly 250 farmers, farm wives and children and county businessmen joined the annual Walsh County farm tour to view crops, new farm homes, dairy setups, storage facilities and tree cultivating demonstrations. More...

Sports

State-bound Spoilers

Grafton Babe Ruth wins two in a best of three series against Rugby

The Grafton Spoilers Babe Ruth team lined up to play Rugby in a best-of-three series at Harris Halliday Field starting Monday afternoon. More...

From the sidelines

Small town paparazzi

As American Legion baseball is nearing the end of its season, I can officially say I’ve survived my first year of baseball reporting and photography, with the particularly dangerous part being photography. More...

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