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July 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners informed on soybean plant’s possible move to Grafton

Painting project for social services offices discussed

GRAFTON – Grafton City Administrator Nick Ziegelmann appeared before the Walsh County Commission Tuesday and informed them about a new agriculture-based business which is planning on moving its operation to Grafton. More...

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Community

Giving a stranger a fighting chance at life

Law school intern to donate bone marrow to young boy

UND School of Law student David McCallum has a much bigger project on his agenda this summer than the internship he is completing at the Walsh County State's Attorney’s office. More...

Kate Ries, Ryan Waechter to recite marriage vows Sept. 5

Kate Ries and Ryan Waechter announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Kate is the daughter of John and Paula Ries of Bismarck. Ryan is the son of Mike and Gloria Waechter of Park River. More...

GHS class of 1954

The Grafton High School class of 1954 gathered for their 60-year class reunion on Friday, June 27, at Marketplace on 8th. More...

Obituaries

Beatrice ‘Bea’ Johnson

Grafton

Beatrice G. “ Bea” Johnson, age 88 of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks. More...

Stanley Bohac

Grand Forks

Stanley Bohac, 85, Grand Forks, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Valley Memorial Homes, Woodside Village. More...

Ronald Lee

Miles City, Montana

Ronald Lee, 71, Miles City, Montana, died unexpectedly Friday, July 11, 2014, in Billings, Montana. Services were held Wednesday, July 16, at Grace Bible Church in Miles City. Burial will be held at a later date. More...

Sports

Grafton gains state experience

Spoilers struggle on the mound at JO tourney

The Grafton Spoilers fastpitch team played in the North Dakota State Junior Olympic Fastpitch tournament over the weekend at the Ulland Complex in Grand Forks and came up short on wins but gained experience in the 12U and 16U divisions. More...

Post 41 Spoilers prepare for Class A Northeast Regional

Grafton gears up for local tourney with extra games

The team also hit well and put a lot of runs on the board which is good to see this time of year. More...

Park River attacks Midway-Minto

Nine cross plate in Pirates first inning

BY TODD M. KJELLAND Park River 11 M-M 5 The Park River Post 147 Pirates Legion baseball team scored nine runs in the first inning against Midway-Minto (M-M) at Pat Mach Field in Minto last Thursday to take a 11-5 win. More...

School construction fights wet conditions

Schedule remains intact through rain

The Grafton School Board (GSB) met at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Grafton High School for their regular monthly meeting. More...

SNOW CONE TREAT

Four-year-old Chloe Bjornson cools off with a snow cone Friday afternoon near the Hoople school, site of the Kids’ Carnival, just one of several activities for children during Hoople’s 12 More...

News

Drayton Riverfest

Stormy Larocque Manley, left, played the part of an expectant mother in the Drayton Ambulance float. Ironically she delivered her daughter Sunday afternoon, a day after the parade. More...

City wide garage sales

Customers peruse through the merchandise at the Mark Burns residence on McHugh Avenue in Grafton. More...

No charges in burglary, accidental shooting

Victim recovering from wounds

No suspect has yet to be arrested in the apparent burglary attempt last Tuesday at 441 Western Avenue in Grafton. More...

Happenings

Classes offered on preserving garden vegetables, fruits

Does your garden look like it will be producing more fruits or vegetables than you can use? Then preserve some to eat later. More...

Registration Aug. 5-6 for Grafton school students

Grafton Public Schools will hold its 2014-2015 registration for all students in grades 1-12 on Tuesday, Aug. 5, and Wednesday, Aug. 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2-6:30 p.m. each day. More...

Minto News

Paula Kilichowski drove her brother Wally Ebertowski to the Mark Andrews International Airport in Grand Forks on Tuesday, March 11, when he flew to Ft. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Cold War tactics revisited

When checking out the headlines from the past couple of days, one can certainly come to the conclusion that the world, as the old saying goes, “has gone to hell in a hand basket.” More...

Turning back the clock

60 years More...

Religion

Disciples on the Diamond

Mini-camp teaches game fundamentals, Christian attitude

Other than his family, Brett Omdahl has two passions in life, his Christian faith and a love of sports. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Life is filled with many choices. Some of these choices are small matters without lasting consequences, while others will affect your whole life. One choice will affect the quality of your life for eternity. More...