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Conquering cancer – the sequel

Ladouceur waits for a chemo that works, benefit planned

In 2010, Debbie Ladouceur made a lot of new friends. People just like her who came to the Cancer Center of Grand Forks week after week for months on end to receive chemo treatment. They all had the same hopes and dreams. . . More...

P.E.O. Chapter X celebrates its 75th anniversary

P.E.O. Chapter X, a Grafton women’s organization, was organized on May 31, 1939. To commemorate the occasion, a celebration was held on July 28, at Historic Elmwood. The celebration included a social hour, dinner and program.  More...

Rehovsky, Ford to exchange marriage vows Sept. 6

Courtney Rehovsky and Mitchell Ford announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.  Parents of the couple are Steve and Carol Rehovsky and Tom and Pam Ford, all of Park River.  Courtney is a 2010 graduate of Park River High School and a 20 More...

Obituaries

Leslie Anderson

Auburn

Leslie Anderson, age 90, of Auburn, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Unity Medical Center of Grafton. More...

Barbara Jean Bracken

Grafton

Barbara Jean (Peterson) Bracken, age 75, of Grafton, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at the Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton.  Barbara was born Aug. More...

Michael Jensen

Drayton

Michael Jensen, 47, Drayton, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  More...

School

Grafton schools welcome 14 new instructors

10 classroom, four Upper Valley teachers join staff

The Grafton Public School District welcomed 14 new instructors to its staff for the 2014-15 academic-year. More...

Religion

From the Pastor’s Desk Preparations to begin for lutefisk and meatball dinner

Haven’t you noticed that whenever someone is forbidden from doing something they seem all the more allured into doing it? More...

Park River church to mark 125th anniversary Sept. 7

The congregation of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Park River will observe the 125th anniversary of the church on Sunday, Sept. 7.  More...

Edinburg church plans supper

The annua l Tr ini t y Luthe ran Church Fa l l Turkey Supper will be held Wednesday, Sept. More...

Grafton passes first reading of 2015 budget

Utility rates set to increase next year

GRAFTON – Grafton’s City Council held a special meeting Monday at city hall to approve the first reading of the 2015 preliminary budget.  Grafton City Administrator Nick Ziegelmann explained the highlights of the proposed budget with More...

Rain pushes back wheat harvest

Row crops benefit from recent moisture

COUNTY – Two weeks ago, farmers in Walsh County were praying for rain. Now most are hoping the rain will hold off for a while so harvest can get under way.  More...

News

Icy challenge

After being nominated by the Grafton Volunteer Fire Department, members of the Minto Volunteer Fire Department (MVFD) took the the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge last Friday at the Minto fire hall. More...

Man charged with possession of methamphetamine near school

Drugs discovered after traffic stop

GRAFTON – A Grafton man is in custody after a traffic stop and subsequent search turned up a quantity of methamphetamine. Christopher Anderson, 35, was stopped last Thursday, Aug. 21, at approximately 10:57 p.m. More...

The grain is off, now what is there to eat?

The small grain harvest is late this year, but there are still fields to harvest and there are still stubble fields everywhere. More...

Happenings

Guy Miller Memorial 5K set to run Sept. 20

The family of Guy Miller has organized the Guy Miller Memorial 5K Walk/Run in memory of the Minto man who lost his life after being swept away by floodwaters last spring. The event will be held Saturday, Sept. More...

Minto Benefit Bridge Club reorganizes for new season

Minto Benefit Bridge Club will resume play for the 2014-15 year with a joint meeting for all groups on Tuesday, Sept. 9. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m., at the home of Ellen Misialek. More...

Senior citizens gathering to be held at Park River Bible Camp

The senior citizens fall gathering and hymn sing will be held at the Park River Bible Camp Tuesday, Sept. More...

Opinion

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Who's responsible for unrest

For more than two weeks now, controversy has been swirling over the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri which tragically resulted in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years   More...

Sports

Spoiler football sneak preview

Grafton scrimmages Class AAA at Cushman

The Grafton Spoilers football team traveled south to Grand Forks on Saturday to get some field time in a multi-team scrimmage against Class AAA teams such as Grand Forks Red River and Grand Forks Central.  The scrimmage consisted of rotating shi More...

From the ground up

Grafton racer lives out his childhood dream of speed

you out in a pinch. Even complete strangers will sometimes spring into action if they see you entering the pits with a flat tire or other malfunctions,” said Lizakowski. More...

High school volleyball teams dig scrimmage

Area teams gather in Grafton gym

High school volleyball teams from Grafton, Park River- Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L), Drayton-Valley-Edinburg (D-VE), Minto, Cavalier and Midway gathered in Grafton on Saturday for a preseason scrimmage to sort out season strategies. More...