January 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual Harvey Avenue bologna cook-off

Mudville Smokers of Manvel take home first place in competition

MINTO–About 340 people from near and far attended the Harvey Avenue Saloon 29th annual Bologna Cook-off on Friday at the Minto Community Center to be a part of the yearly festivities. More...

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Community

A new director for the DVAC

Cassi Bernier formerly served as advocate in Pembina County

Domestic Violence and Abuse Center, Inc. has a new executive director. Cassi Bernier took over the position, formerly filled by Tina Lorenzen, effective Dec. 1.  More...

PNA donates to Sunshine Home project

Sandy Schuster of Minto recently presented a $500 donation to the Sunshine Memorial Foundation on behalf of the Polish National Alliance, Lodge 3043 of Warsaw/Minto and an additional donation from Schuster who is a national director of Region “ More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

Peggy Bartunek and Connie Sjostrom, pianists from Grafton, came in and entertained us last week. We had so much fun remembering those old favorites and show tunes. Thank you to Joel Midgarden for the great suggestion. More...

Obituaries

Gordon Oihus

Roseburg, Oregon

Gordon O. Oihus, age 83, of Ros eburg, Oregon, and formerly of Grafton, passed away Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in Roseburg.   More...

Ada Nelson

St. Thomas

Ada Jean Nelson, age 78, of St. Thomas, went to be with her Heavenly Father and her beloved husband Peter, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at her home surrounded by her loving family.  More...

Inga Hammer

Fairdale

Inga (Ingrid) Gudrun Verke Hammer, age 99, of Fairdale, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at the Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton.  More...

Sports

Lady Spoilers prey on Eagles at home

Grafton improves record to 8-4

The Grafton girls basketball team improved their record on Sa turda y with a 61-37 win over the North Border Eagles in Grafton.  Grafton’s scrappy defense was relentless against the Eagles taller lineup.  “We played better defen More...

Grafton's defense key in win over North Border

Grafton has tough schedule ahead

Spoilers 58  Eagles 36   It wasn’t necessarily a basketball clinic, but the Grafton Spoilers boys basketball team played well enough last Friday to post a 58-36 victory over the visiting North Border Eagles.  The Spoilers started More...

Aggies fall to Raiders

Park River-Fordville-Lankin's Hannah Swartz, right, reaches for the opening tip against Lakota-Edmore's Fallyn Freije. More...

County analyzes pay

Self-Help program payouts approved

COUNTY - The Walsh County Commission ( WCC) met for their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 20 at the courthouse. In attendance were Luther Meberg, Karen Anderson, Kris Molde, Ernie Barta, Jack Karas and Lawrence Burianek.  More...

Welcome center moves for ward

Insurance plan changed

GRAFTON – Grafton Parks and Recreation (GPR) held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 14 at city hall. In attendance were Brad Burianek, Cory Burns, Todd Storey, Scott Hills and Kerry DeMars. More...

News

Trail blazing

Clayton Landowski of Grand Forks was the driver of a 2012 Ford F-150 that caught fire northeast of Auburn on Monday around 2 p.m. More...

LSTC holds successful blood drive

The Life Skills and Transition Center (LSTC) sponsored a good blood drive. The blood drive was held in Grafton on December 16th. More...

Meberg pleads guilty to illegal hunting

Walsh County Commisioner has day in court

County Commissioner Luther Meberg from Park River pled guilty last Friday to the charges that stemmed from a hunting complaint filed by North Dakota Game and Fish on Nov. 13. More...

Happenings

First Care to participate in Giving Hearts Day

First Care Health Center in Park River has again been chosen by the Dakota Medical Foundation to participate in the Giving Hearts Day online fundraising event on Thursday, Feb. 12.  More...

Local Events Calendar:

Thursday, January 22   Her i tage Dol l Club meeting, 11: 30 a. m., at Shananigan’s in Grafton.  Park River Good Samaritan Society Auxiliary monthly meeting, 2:30 p.m., at the home.  Friday, January 23  More...

Car safety seat check-up event to be held in Grafton Feb. 5

An infant and child car safety seat check-up event will be held Thursday, Feb. 5, from 4-6 p.m., in Grafton.  More...

Opinion

No big deal

The Bank of North Dakota (BND) has come out with a oneof a-kind consolidation loan that allows students to consolidate federal student loans and private student loans into one. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 years   More...

School

A stellar performance by Head Start musicians

Children who attend Walsh County Head Start in Grafton entertained the residents at the Lutheran Sunset Home with songs they learned during class time. More...

A thank you to the construction crew

Century students share snacks, read stories to workers

The first grade students at Century Elementary School in Grafton were hosts to the construction workers building the new school on Tuesday as part of a construction crew kindness project.  More...

Rachel Monsebroten admitted to NDSU 'With Distinction'

Rachel Monsebroten, daughter of Ross and Debra Monsebroten of Grafton, has been admitted to NDSU “With Distinction.”  She will enter NDSU in fall 2015 and plans to major in architecture. More...

Religion

Family Fun Night at The EDGE

Event aims to bring community's residents together

The Grafton Kiwanis club teamed up with members of The EDGE board in hosting the annual Family Fun Night at The EDGE Youth Center in Grafton Saturday night.  Kiwanis members prepared and served the food to nearly 50 people attending, while EDGE More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

How to approach God!

“Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and He shall strengthen thine heart: wait I say, On the Lord.” Psalms 27:14.  More...