June 20, 2018 RSS feed / News

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LEFT: The CEO of Home of Economy, Scott Pearson, explains how an alligator is seasoned during the prep for a community cookout on June 13. More...

McLeod enters open guilty plea in gross sexual imposition case

State recommends max sentence cap of eight years

Thomas Seth McLeod, 20, appeared in Walsh County District Court last week with his attorney on the charge of gross sexual imposition, a class A felony, stemming from accusations made by a 13-year-old girl. More...

Johnson enters guilty plea on meth charges

Time served results in suspended jail sentence

April Johnson, 67, Grafton, appeared in Walsh County District Court this week on a class B felony charge of delivery of methamphetamine. Charges stem from a controlled purchase of the drug conducted by Grand Forks Narcotics Task Force.  More...

NDCF surpasses $80 million in net assets

North Dakota Community Foundation ( NDCF) has announced it surpassed $80 million in net assets in 2017. Most of the assets are in permanent endowment funds, designated to support a specific community, charity or scholarship in perpetuity.  More...

Sunset wings

A pair of geese follow the setting sun on a summer night earlier this month in the countryside south of Grafton. Geese are very loyal and mate for life. They become very protective of their partners and offspring.   More...

Caught in time

Grafton Volunteer Fire Department was called to the scale house at the American Crystal piler west of Grafton Sunday evening. Fire could be seen coming out under the roof of the building.   More...

Heritage Village donation

A new building at Heritage Village was donated by Ole and Frances Aasand in memory of Hank and Lila Monson. On hand for the unveiling of the plaque was, front from left, Ken Hoffman, Jean Bodmer, OIe Aasand and Verna Aasand. More...

Post office blamed for continuance in terrorizing, kidnapping case

Preliminary for Benavidez rescheduled for July

Guadalupe Rodrigo Benavidez, Jr. appeared in Walsh County District Court last week in front of Judge Laurie Fontaine with his attorney Henry Howe. More...

No plea agreement for Rodriguez

Defendant refuses to admit guilt

Four counts of delivery of methamphetamine, class B felonies, brought Joe Rodriguez, 45, Grafton, back to Walsh County District Court this week for a pretrial conference. More...

Health notes

Lightning safety  Hear the rumble of thunder? If you can hear the rumbling of thunder that means lightning is close enough to strike. More...

Extension Exchange

Healthy eating for infants and children   Research suggests that lots of exposure to a variety of healthful food is the way to go.   The majority of American households do not meet Healthy Eating Index Guidelines provided by U.S. More...

Unity receives over $14 million for renovations

Federal loan aims to support rural needs

A federal loan was announced in the amount of $14,752,300 to Unity Medical Center in Grafton to make improvements, renovations and add additional space onto the facility. These federal funds are made available through U.S. More...

2018 St. Thomas Daze

Photos by Brittany Brevik LEFT: St. Thomas American Legion Post 168 led the parade procession. Myles Robinson held the Legion flag while Joe Robinson held the American flag. More...

County Court Report

APRIL 2018 DISPOSITIONS  Erik Nathan Peterson, Grand Forks, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia use-marijuana. Defendant shall pay $250 in fees. More...