An online subscription is required to view the contents of this website.
Click here to subscribe.
Existing print subscribers can add online access for only $10. Click here to upgrade.

January 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

SUNDAY FUNDAY ACTIVITIES

Bundled up sisters Michaela Anderson, left, and Madeline are all smiles after sliding to the bottom of the hill at the water plant in Grafton on Sunday. More...

Special Sections

Community

A new home for Community Health

Completion date in July, move planned for August

Staff at Community Health Service, Inc. (CHSI) began 2018 looking forward to a new facility. Date of completion of a brand new clinic is expected in July, with a tentative movein date and grand opening celebration anticipated for August.  More...

Four Generations

When he was born on Nov. More...

Sunny news from Sunset

January 1-6  Monday was New Year’s Day, we all rested up from the past weeks of bustle. Tuesday we played the big word for word game. More...

Obituaries

Margaret Anton

Fargo

Margaret Anton, 99, Fargo, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at Eventide Fargo.  A family service will be held in the spring at Oak Grove Cemetery, Fordville. West Funeral Home and Life Tribute Center of West Fargo is in charge of arrangements.  More...

Kenneth Feltman

Cheyenne, Wyoming

Kenneth Feltman, 76, Cheyenne, Wyoming, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center.  A private family service will be held at a later date. Cremation is under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.  More...

Melvin Amundson

Fordville

Melvin Amundson, 98, Fordville, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at First Care Health Center, Park River.  Services will be held at Fordville Lutheran Church, Fordville, Friday, Jan. 12, at 11 a.m., with visitation for one hour prior to the service. More...

School

The Spoiler Scoop

Editor’s Note: The Spoiler Scoop is a new segment that will appear each week featuring happenings taking place at Grafton schools.School staff will be writing and submitting the segment each week.  ––  Christmas around th More...

Students selected Spoilers of the Month for December

Grafton Junior and Senior High School administrators and teaching staff recently announced students selected as Spoilers of the Month for December.   More...

Religion

Caring for God’s children

Local churches support LCMS' Project 24

Children are the promise of a future. The mission of Project 24 Child Care is to ensure children of Kenya have one.  More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Angel app  More...

Walsh County Commission approves budget increases for highway department

Barta proposes sales tax increase for general fund

GRAFTON- Walsh County Commission (WCC) met Tuesday for the first time this year. More...

Grafton School Board meets to approve year-end agenda

NVCTC discusses possible greenhouse

Grafton Public School Board held its regular meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 a.m. to discuss fund balance, expenditures and revenue reports. More...

Minto council to move forward with housing rehab program

Regular meeting date changes

MINTO - To facilitate a more efficient processing of paying its bills, Minto City Council voted Monday to move their regular meeting date from the first Monday of the month to the second Monday.  More...

News

Food bank truck load

Great Plains Food Bank delivered a truck load of food to the Grafton Armory last Thursday. People were given boxes at the start of the line and instructed on how many of each food item they could take.   More...

Unity Medical Center warns about spreading influenza

Hospital enforcing visitor restrictions

Influenza virus is being categorized as widespread by North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) this flu season, with 376 influenza cases reported so far, compared to last year’s 75. Walsh County has reported 11 cases.  More...

McLeod makes initial appearance in court

Grafton man faces felony charges after alleged sexual contact with minor

Thomas Seth McLeod, 19, appeared in Walsh County District Court Wednesday on the charge of gross sexual imposition, a Class A felony, stemming from accusations made by a 13 year old girl. More...

Happenings

Local Events Calendar:

Thursday, January 11   Walsh County Three Rivers Soil Conservation District monthly meeting, 8 a.m., at the conservation office located at 13351 Highway 17 West in Park River.  Saturday, January 13   More...

Police Blotter

Jan. 1, 12:05 a.m., fireworks complaint in the alleyway on the 1100 block of Griggs Avenue.  Jan. 1, 12:44 a.m., report of a domestic disturbance on Sixth Street East.  Jan. 1, 9:42 a.m., report of a hit and run accident on 10th Street. More...

County Court Report

NOVEMBER 2017 DISPOSITIONS  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Oprah makes statement

RECORD EDITORIAL

Upon receiving the Cecile B. DeMille award Sunday night at the Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey made an impassioned speech rooted in African American history and a promise of a new day on the horizon. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  L. I. Campbell and H. L. Schanilec became president and vice president of the Bank of Minto following the annual meeting. More...

Sports

Grafton beats PR-F-L to remain undefeated

Aggies stay close to Spoilers

The undefeated Grafton Spoilers boys basketball team played the Park River- Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies in Park River last Saturday and took home a 5 8 - 4 5 Region 2 vict ory, adding to their perfect 8-0 overall record.  More...

Spoilers add a win to flawless region record

PR-F-L hosts Grafton girls in tough matchup

Super Region 2’s number one Grafton Spoilers traveled to Park River last Saturday to face the number seven Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies and took away a 62-42 win to improve their unscathed region record to 6-0.  More...

G-PR takes EDC loss to strong GF Central team

Larson has 22 saves in the net

The Grafton-Park River (G-PR) Spoilers hockey team traveled to face the tough Grand Forks Central (GFC) Knights in an East Region matchup last Thursday.  Unfortunately, G-PR’s offense couldn’t keep up with the Knights resulting in a More...