June 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

City renews golf course lease

Resident cost share for lift station pump repair discussed

GRAFTON - The Ways and Means Committee ( WMC) met Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the city hall council chambers for their regular monthly meeting. More...

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Community

Ready for Relay

Monday’s survivor dinner kicks off ACS fundraising event

Monday night, cancer survivors and their guests were honored at the annual Relay For Life survivor dinner, hosted by local Relay committee members. More...

FCHC Auxiliary wild about rhubarb

Members of the First Care Health Center Auxiliary are proving again this year that they are wild about rhubarb as they prepare to host the third annual Rhubarb Fest this weekend at the Park River American Legion.  More...

Colton Johnson, Jenna Norgard planning late June wedding

Greg and Marjorie Johnson of Grafton announce the upcoming marriage of their son, Colton Johnson to Jenna Norgard, daughter of Douglas and Susan Norgard of Grand Forks.  Colton is a 2009 graduate of Grafton High School and is currently farming a More...

Obituaries

Judith Campbell

Grand Forks

Judith M. Campbell, 72, of Grand Forks, died Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in the Waunakee Manor Health Center in Waunakee, Wisconsin.  More...

Edna Sangrait

Grafton

Edna Sangrait, 76, Grafton, died Monday, June 1, 2015, at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks.  More...

Ada Muir

Johnstown

Ada Muir, 97, Johnstown, died Sunday, May 31, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Society in Larimore.  Services were held today ( Wednesday, June 3) at the Gilby Presb yterian Church in Gilby, with bur ial i n the Inkster Cemetery, Inkster. More...

School

PRAHS has 'outstanding' showing at state music

Park River Area High School instructor Sheldon Weltz can proudly say he ended his career as a high school music instructor on a high note. More...

St. Thomas School lists 2015 scholarship winners

The following St. More...

Alex Iverson awarded NDSU presidential scholarship

Alex Iverson, son of Dan and Diane Johnson of Hoople, was recently awarded a NDSU Presidential Honor Scholarship. The scholarship recognizes high academic achievement.  More...

Religion

Our Saviour's recognizes church youth

Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Park River recognized church youth on two occasions within the last month.  Confirmation was held at Our Saviour’s on Sunday, April 26. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Haven’t we had some beautiful weather lately? I enjoy walking on these rare evenings when there is no wind, a beautiful sunset and it’s 70-75 degrees. It just seems perfect.  More...

Annual service at South Trinity

The annual worship service at South Trinity Church, rural Grafton, has been scheduled for Sunday, June 14, at 3 p.m.  Rev. Phil Larsen will be the guest speaker for the worship service. Everyone is welcome to attend.   More...

Oversights result in water back payments

Minto City Council discuss condemning trailer house

A revelation regarding the metering and billing process designed for the regional water system used by the municipalities of Park River and Minto and Walsh Water Users will mean the cities and the rural water system will have some back payments to ma More...

Graduation GHS style

Grafton graduates, from front left, Mikaila Livingood and Cody Kingsbury lead the way exiting the stage after the graduation ceremony in Grafton. More...

News

Couple sets blaze in Park River

Two charged with conspiracy to commit arson

PARK RIVER – The Walsh County Sheriff ’s Office, Park River Fire Department, Park River Ambulance, Walsh County Paramedic and the State Fire Marshal responded to a structure fire in Park River on May 25. More...

Trailer tips fertilizer load north of Park River

Remediation efforts ongoing

It was reported in a press release on June 2 the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) was notified that a North Star Co-op truck hauling nitrogen-based fertilizer tipped five miles north of Park River, spilling approximately 1100 gallons of fert More...

Fishing the Red

Matthew Suda, left, and Carter Lopez could be seen setting up camp to do a little bit of fishing on Memorial Day on the Red River east of I-29.   More...

Happenings

Blood drive donors eligible to win vacation

United Blood Services is offering the chance to win a trip to Hawaii to anyone who donates blood between May 26 and Sept. 11, including donors who register for a blood drive in Edinburg on Thursday, June 11.  More...

Police Blotter

May 25, 1:19 p.m., report of a domestic disturbance on Lavergne Avenue.  May 25, 2:15 p.m., report of harassment on Eastern Avenue.  May 25, 8:27 p.m., report of a traffic accident on the intersection of Griggs Avenue and Ninth Street. More...

Bethel Free to host concert

Bethel Free Lutheran Church will host a concert by an Association Free Lutheran Bible School Ambassadors team on Sunday, June 14.  More...

Opinion

Prevailing voices

There comes a time in one’s life when enough is enough. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 years   Heavy rains drench valley to boost crop prospects. More...

Sports

Second At State

Spoilers fastpitch team comes close to winning state tournament in Dickinson

The Grafton Spoilers were elated after winning two games in the state tournament and having a shot to win the 2015 state softball first place title as they went into the championship game against the Central Cass Squirrels at the Dickonson Gress Comp More...

Boys take third at state

Spoilers take an early lead in bottom of the first

The Grafton Spoilers played the Velva- Drake ( V-D) Aggies at Mandan’s Veteran’s Memorial Ballpark to fight for the third place title in the 2015 Class B State Baseball Tournament on Saturday afternoon and eventually won 5-3.  Jaron More...

Boys take a swing at CrossRoads

Arendt places eighth after two rounds in the 70s

The 2015 North Dakota State Class B Boys’ Golf Tournament was held at Car r ington CrossRoads Golf Club last Friday and Saturday with a team from Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PRF L) and a lone Tyler Seeba from Grafton competing.  CrossRoad More...