April 19, 2017 RSS feed / News

Slominski arrested in Minto with fentanyl-laced oxycodone look-alikes

Bond set at $75,000

Drew Thomas Slominski, age 21, from Minto was arrested April 9 in Minto for delivery of a controlled substance, a Class A felony, possession of a controlled substance, a Class C felony and possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class B misdemeanor.  More...

Warning system to be tested April 26 in Grafton

This is only an exercise

A Warnex test exercise is scheduled in Grafton Wednesday, April 26, and will originate from the National Weather Service sometime around 11:15 a.m.   More...

Moreno scheduled for pretrial

Hoople man charged with possession near school

Francisco Moreno Jr., age 40, from Hoople appeared in Walsh County District Court April 11 to face a charge of possession of a controlled substance within 1000 feet of a school, a Class B felony.  He was arrested Feb. More...

Sex offender failed to register

Hochstetler to serve 90 days in jail

Andrew L. Hochstetler, age 22, was arrested March 1 for failure to register as a sex offender within the city limits of Grafton. He pled guilty April 11 to the Class C felony.  More...

Health notes

Alcohol abuse is more common than you think   Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States: More than half of all adults have a family history of alcoholism or problem drinking, and more than 7 million children live More...

I see you

Keeping an eye on the Easter Bunny, from left, is Leslie Kulaszwicz and Matty Salinas from Park River who attended Sunshine Daycare’s annual Easter Carnival and Egg Hunt Saturday in Park River.   More...

Conservation Corner

No-till farming effectively reduces blowing soil and wash outs   More...

Walsh County Veterans Service Office

The old soldiers home  As defined by Veterans Affairs ( VA), State Veterans Homes are facilities that provide nursing home, domiciliary or adult day care. They are owned, operated and managed by state governments. More...

Grafton Fine Arts Club holds blood drive

Donors contribute 52 total products

The Fine Arts Club sponsored a very successful blood drive. More...

Easter bunny delivery

Motor Coach Industries in Pembina delivered Easter baskets for needy families to the Walsh County Social Services office April 11. From left, are Ron Storey, Connie Helle, Debbie Presteng, Marty Balderas, Lance Waters and Leslie Thordarson.   More...

Fundraiser a huge success

Grafton Volunteer Fire Department drew a full house last Saturday at the Centennial Center in Grafton for their annual fundraiser. More...

County Court Report

FEBRUARY 2017 DISPOSITIONS  Hugo Israe Moreno-Aguilar, Forest River, DUI with alcohol content of at least .08 and/or refusal. Defendant shall pay $750 in fines and fees. More...

Oslo man arrested for intent to deliver

Task Force uses confidential informant’s phone

Jerome Marcus, age 53, from Oslo, Minnesota, was arrested March 28 on Walsh County Road 19 for possession of a controlled substance, hydrocodone and oxycodone, a Class A felony, and fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, a Class C felony.&n More...

City Court Report

FEBRUARY 2017 FORFIETURES   More...

Supreme Court: Too political or not political enough?

(Editor's note: Emily Gibbens of Cando is a senior communications student at the University of North Dakota who was chosen by the NDNA Education Foundation to participate in a Washington, D.C. reporting fellowship last month. More...

County Court Report

FEBRUARY 2017 DISPOSITIONS  More...

Renovation contribution

Polar Communications Board of Directors recently made a donation to the group working to restore Gardar Township Hall in Gardar. More...

Price of gas rising in state

The average price for a gallon of regular gas in North Dakota hit $2.35 for the first time since November 2015. On Easter Sunday the statewide average hit $2.35 before pulling back to an average of $2.34, according to AAA.  More...

Millennial Views

Becoming united in better customer care   More...

North Dakota Legislature

Lawmakers high after marijuana vote   A medical marijuana bill passed the North Dakota Senate last week, and the chamber erupted in self-congratulation, but not because medical marijuana had become legal.  In the Senate, legislators celebra More...