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March 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Drain 30 steps forward

Wetland report tops list

COUNTY – The Walsh County Water District Board (WCWB) met on Tuesday at the courthouse for their weekly meeting. In attendance were board members Larry Tanke, Daryl Campbell and Robert Shirek. More...

Special Sections

Community

4-H members compete at county Project Expo

The 2015 Walsh County 4-H Project Expo was held Friday, March 13, in Park River. There were 37 projects on display, representing the different interests of Walsh County 4-H’ers. More...

Bentz, Miller exchange vows at St. John’s in Pisek

Ashleigh Bentz and Joey Miller were married Jan. 3, 2015, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Pisek. Ashleigh is a graduate of Century High School in Bismarck. She received her B.S. More...

Earl Kjelaas to celebrate 95th birthday

Earl Kjelaas of Edinburg, formerly of Fairdale, will celebrate his 95th birthday on Saturday, March 28, at an open house in his honor. The celebration will be held from 2-4 p.m., at the Edinburg Community Center. More...

Obituaries

Blanche Cernik

Grafton

Blanche M. Cernik, age 97, of Grafton, passed away Monday, March 23, 2015, at the Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton. More...

Mary Ann Sommer

Park River

Mary Ann Sommer, 84, Park River, died Monday, March 9, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Center of Park River. Services were held Saturday, March 14, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Pisek, with bur ial in the church ceme- tery. More...

Dolores Otto

Grafton

Dolores Otto, age 86, of Grafton and formerly of Willmar, Minnesota, died Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at the Lutheran Sunset Home in Grafton. More...

School

Local students place at regional science fair

Award winners have been announced for the 57th annual Northeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair that was held on March 17 at UND. More...

St. Thomas students head west for field trip

St. Thomas High School students in grades nine through 11, traveled to the western part of the state for a field trip March 2-4. The first day of the excursion, they visited the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck. More...

Hayley Fingarson awarded NDSU undergrad scholarship

Hayley Fingarson of Edinburg has been awarded the Christine Finlayson Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship given by the NDSU College of Human Development and Education. Christine Finlayson was supervisor of home economics education at NDSU in 1922. More...

Religion

Celebrating the resurrection

Churches to observe Holy Week with special services

March 29 is Palm Sunday, marking the beginning of Holy Week. Many area churches will observe the crucifixion and resurrection of our Lord and Saviour with special services during the week and weekend. More...

Grafton Parks and Recreation Figure Skating Show

During a performance to “I Just Can’t Wait to be King” from The Lion King the skaters from left: Isaiah Oatis, Ruby Gerszewski and Cynthia Schulz prepare for their next move at the Grafton Parks and Recreation Figure Skating Show on Su More...

A breath of relief

Caregiver program reduces worry

COUNTY - As society ages we are all faced with the challenges of providing quality of life care for our elderly or disabled family members. More...

News

Spring back to winter

Drivers on Highway 17 traveling east fight icy road conditions along with near zero visability at times Wednesday morning west of Grafton. More...

For the Record

Luke Holt joins Thrivent Luke Holt of Grafton has joined Thrivent Financial as a financial representative with the organization’s Northland Regional Financial Office. More...

Local cities win awards

Grafton, Lankin awarded Tree City USA honors

The North Dakota Forest Service recognized its public Tree City USA awards at a ceremony at the state capital on March 18. Grafton received the award for the 26th time and Lankin for the 18th time. More...

Happenings

Benefit planned for man diagnosed with liver cancer

A benefit is being planned on Thursday, April 23, for Grafton resident Kim Hooey who was diagnosed with liver cancer in February of 2014. More...

District 2 Legion posts, auxiliaries to hold meetings

District Commander Francis Lovcik of Pisek will preside when members of North Dakota’s American Legion posts of the second district and their auxiliary gather for their 2015 spring district meeting on Friday evening, March 27. More...

Park River’s PEO Chapter Q hosting ‘Spring into Junque’

PEO Chapter Q of Park River is sponsoring “Spring into Junque” on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Park River American Legion. More...

Opinion

Through the eye of the needle

Public health officials have unveiled a new plan to launch a massive nationwide vaccination promotion campaign involving private business and non-profit organizations to push all adults to comply with the adult vaccination schedule approved by the Ce More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 years A late-season snowstorm came two days following the official first day of spring. Heavy snow fell early Wednesday morning, continued through the day which measured approximately 9 inches before a let-up in the late afternoon. More...

Sports

Among the champs

Sevigny continues success with NDSU women’s club hockey team

Erica Sevigny, a 2013 Grafton graduate, started playing hockey at the young age of four and it wasn’t long before she was hooked. More...

Grafton high school sports awards

The Grafton girls basketball players received their awards on Sunday at 12th Street Bowl. More...

Makin' it big

Midway-Minto Mustang senior Helen Schuster was selected for second team allstate. More...