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November 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Preschool to start at Grafton school in 2015

Construction Crew Kindness began this month

GRAFTON – The Grafton School Board (GSB) met at 5:30 p.m. on Monday at Grafton High School for their regular monthly meeting. The meeting minutes were approved for Oct. More...

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Community

Wanted: grandmas, grandpas

Foster Grandparent program in need of new recruits

The beginning of November was the end of an era for Louise Sevigny, a Foster Grandparent for Walsh County Head Start. For more than 10 years Sevigny has volunteered at the preschool program through the Red River Valley Foster Grandparent Program. More...

Shirley Lindell to celebrate 85th birthday at open house

Shirley Lindell of Grafton and formerly of Park River, will celebrate her 85th birthday at an open house in her honor. The open house will be held Sunday, Nov. 30, from 2-4 p.m., in the Senior Citizens Center located in the Grafton Armory. More...

Sunstrom to compete for Miss North Dakota Teen USA

Joelle Sunstrom of Grafton will compete for the Miss North Dakota Teen USA crown Sunday, Nov. 23, in Fargo. More...

Obituaries

James Schlenk

Park River

James L. Schlenk, age 74, of Park River, passed away Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at his home near Park River. More...

Gary Wambem

Park River

Gary L.Wambem, age 58, of Park River, passed away Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at his home near Park River. More...

Judy Ostlund

Grand Forks

Judy Ostlund, 67, of Grand Forks and formerly of Walhalla, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks. Services were held today, Wednesday, Nov. 19, at St. More...

School

Not your dad’s mechanic

Career day looks to future of auto, diesel technology

North Valley Career and Technology Center (NVCTC), along with the North Dakota Implement Dealers Association and Automobi le Dealer s Association hosted an autodiesel career day for area students and the public last Friday. More...

The 15 minute movement

W.C. Head Start first in state to partner with Read Aloud

Walsh County Head Start recently partnered with the Read Aloud 15 Minutes Movement, a program that promotes reading to children beginning the day they are born. More...

Central announces Spoilers of the month

The staff and administration at Central Middle School in Grafton recently announced the Central Middle School Spoilers of the Month for October 2014. Students selected for the distinction include: Grade 5: Marc Romo, son of Magdaleno Jr. More...

Religion

Zion LWML honors their own

Founding, veteran members are special guests

The Zion English Lutheran Church Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) recognized their founding and veteran members recently at a dinner served in their honor by the organization’s current officers. More...

County ministerium to host Thanksgiving worship, dinner

The Western Walsh County Ministerium will host an area Thanksgiving worship service Tuesday, Nov. 25, at the Park River Bible Camp. The service will begin at 7 p.m. More...

Anoka High School carolers, orchestra returning to PRBC

The Anoka High School Chamber Orchestra and Seventh Avenue Carolers will return to the Park River Bible Camp Saturday, Dec. 20, at 4 p.m., to present a Christmas concert. More...

TIS THE SEASON

The Grafton city utilities crew was out in the brisk air early Wednesday to decorate downtown Grafton for the upcoming holiday season. More...

Commissioner says goodbye

WCC honors Ruzicka’s 32 years of service

COUNTY – The Walsh County Commission met Tuesday in Grafton for their regular monthly meeting. Chairman Ernie Barta, Jack Karas, auditor Kris Molde, Karen Anderson, Alan Ruzicka and Luther Meberg were in attendance. More...

Park River area school bond passes

Vote yes campaign successful

PARK RIVER – The Park River Area School held their school improvement project bond referendum vote Tuesday at the Park River High School Alumni Room. More...

News

North Dakota Fire Chief’s Association scholarship awarded to LRSC student

Brandon Kartes of Edinburg, and a student at Lake Region State College in Devils Lake has been awarded the North Dakota Fire Chief’s Association scholarship. Kartes received a $500 award from the association. More...

County Court Report

SEPTEMBER 2014 DISPOSITIONS More...

Icing over

Ice formed a coating of winter’s reality on the rocks and logs at Homme Dam Nov. 15 near the main boat launch. More...

Happenings

Dec. 6 is Super Santa Saturday in Park River

The community of Park River will celebrate Super Santa Saturday on Dec. 6, with many events for young and old. More...

Tree of Lights ceremony planned in Drayton

A holiday Tree of Lights memorial ceremony will be held as part of Drayton’s 27th annual Old Fashioned Christmas event Sunday, Dec. 7. More...

Police Blotter

Oct. 20, 4:52 p.m., a possible drug/narcotics violation reported by Grafton Drug. Oct. 20, 5:02 p.m., animal complaint on Western Avenue. Oct. 20, 6:17 p.m., request for a welfare check on Kittson Avenue. Oct. More...

Opinion

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The Thanksgiving challenge

As one of the nation’s most confusing holidays, Thanksgiving, approaches our society next week, the challenge of finding things to be thankful for can seem to be a task that many people would just as soon avoid. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years Voters of Grafton planned to go to the polls on Nov. 30 and vote on a $450,000 revenue bond proposal to finance additional generating units and modernization of the power plant. More...

Sports

Aggies win state championship

Park River-Fordville-Lankin defeat Killdeer for North Dakota Class A title, first time since 1916

PR-F-L 26 Killdeer 18 The Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies won the North Dakota Class A Football Championship on Friday at the Grand Forks Alerus Center by a score of 26-18 over the Killdeer Cowboys. More...

Between the lines

Through a different lens

It was less than an hour after the conclusion of the North Dakota Class A Football Championship game that I was asked what it was like to be on the field when the Park River- Fordville-Lankin Aggies won the 2014 title. More...

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