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Extension celebrating 100 years

1914 Smith-Lever Act launches program, county office opens one year later

NDSU Extension-Walsh County is observing 100 years of Cooperative Extension in the state of North Dakota and 99 years locally in 2014. More...

4-H’ers participate in communication arts event

Thirteen Walsh County 4-H youth participated in the District 4-H Communication Arts contest held in Grand Forks on May 29. The youth competed against 4-H’ers from Grand Forks and Pembina counties.  More...

Four Generations

Great-grandmother Mary Ann Lizakowski of Barton, front, heads this four generation family. She is holding her greatgrandson, Gavin Allen. More...

Obituaries

Ruth Oasheim

Hoople

Ruth Oasheim, 89, formerly of Hoople, diedWednesday, June 4, 2014, at Wedgewood Manor in Cavalier.  Services were held Saturday, June 7, at the Askew Funeral Home in Cavalier, with burial in Riverview Memorial Gardens, Lancaster, Minnesota.  More...

Dolores Jenson

Cavalier

Dolores Jenson, 92, Cavalier, died Friday, June 6, 2014, at Wedgewood Manor in Cavalier.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 10, at First United Methodist Church in Cavalier. More...

Dorine Walberg

Drayton

Dorine Walberg, 99, Drayton, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at the Naples Community Hospital in Naples, Florida, following a brief illness.  Services were held today (Wednesday, June 11) at United Methodist Church in Drayton. More...

Sports

Post 41 home opener

Grafton hammers Casselton for win

The Grafton Post 41 Legion baseball team celebrated a 10-5 victory over Casselton Post 15 in their home opener for the 2014 season last Wednesday at Harris Halliday Field in Grafton.  More...

Midway-Minto returns to American Legion baseball

M-M defeats Bearcats in Cando for season opener

The Midway-Minto (M-M) Post 251 American Legion baseball team returned to the league after a year hiates and got off to a fast start last Thursday in Cando with a 12-2 win over the Bearcats.  More...

Park River opens with loss

Pirates fall to Red Sox in Langdon

The Park River Pirates Post 147 American Legion baseball team opened their season on the road in Langdon against the Red Sox with a 5-2 loss on Monday.  The Pirates faced a tough left hander, Kalton Agnes, who picked up the win striking out  More...

Council reviews road funding formulas

Approves transfer of money to Grow Grafton fund

GRAFTON – How to pay for road construction projects garnered a majority of the discussion again Monday at the regular June meeting of the Grafton City Council  More...

Despite close races voter turnout down

Chickens win big in Park River

COUNTY – There were several close races in Walsh County and the City of Grafton after votes were tallied late Tuesday in the state primary and city elections  Election results won’t be official and final until the election is canvass More...

News

EDC recommends more funds for Grow Grafton

Motion passes by 4-3 vote

By a split vote, Grafton’s Economic Development Committee (EDC) recommended to the full city council to appropriate an additional $100,000 into the Grow Grafton Fund (GGF) for 2014.  More...

Black Madonna

The parishes of St. Stanislaus and Sacred Heart Catholic churches welcomed the icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa last Wednesday with a ceremony at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Warsaw. More...

Grafton man implicated in crime ring

Charged with intent to deliver meth

A Grafton man has been arrested and charged in Northeast District Court with the Class A felony charge of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) with intent to deliver and several other counts including accomplice to theft of property More...

Happenings

Register now for Grafton Booster Golf Tournament

The Grafton Boosters will host their annual golf tournament in conjunction with SummerFest on Thursday, June 26, at Fair Oaks Golf Course in Grafton.  More...

GHS class of 1965 making plans for 50-year reunion

A website has been established in anticipation of the 50-year reunion of the Grafton High School Class of 1965 which will be held in Grafton in June of 2015.  More...

Grafton bridge club to host in Longest Day event

The Grafton Duplicate Bridge Club, in association with the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL), will participate in a marathon of bridge games on The Longest Day® to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.  More...

Opinion

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Tough questions facing cities

Ask five people in city government on what their idea of economic development is and you’ll probably get five different answers. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years   A sudden windstorm which did extensive damage to the city of Grafton took several days to clean up. More...

School

Fun learning at V-Math Summer Math Camp

“ Why are you here? More...

Koplin named NVCTC student of the month

Jenae Koplin has been selected as the May student of the month at the North Valley Career and Technology Center.  Koplin was a senior from Grafton High School enrolled in the modern business technology program at North Valley.   More...

Local families needed to host cultural exchange students

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with the local high school, is seeking local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries around the world.  More...

Religion

A learning experience

St. John’s hosts seminarian minister Robert Keller

This summer, the congregation at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Grafton, and their pastor, Rev. Tim Schroeder have been given the opportunity to host a seminarian minister for his summer internship.  More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

It’s been 44 years since I graduated from high school. I’m still in contact with some of my classmates. Others I’ve lost track of. More...