September 23, 2015 RSS feed / News

Sirman charged with crimes relating to child sex abuse

70 year-old arrested Aug. 25 in Pisek

Floyd William Sirman of rural Pisek was arrested Aug. More...

Lanter sentenced to five years

Park River arson case settled

Jennifer Lanter, age 22, from Park River pled guilty to conspiracy to commit arson and also to criminal conspiracy.  Lanter along with her attorney Deanna F. Longtin appeared in court last Wednesday for a change of plea hearing.  More...

Health notes

Three important reasons for adults to get vaccinated   You may not realize that you need vaccines throughout your adult life.  1. You may be at risk for serious diseases that are still common in the U.S.  More...

County Court Report

JULY 2015 FORFEITURES  More...

County Court Report

JULY 2015 DISPOSITIONS  Devin John Norman, Grafton, burglary. Defendant shall pay $3,035 in fees and restitution. More...

Closing date nears in North Dakota for crop insurance

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds producers to purchase crop insurance in North Dakota, Montana, and South Dakota.  The deadline of Sept. More...

Legislative Report

September update  More...

Local woman wins trip to Washington, D.C.

Like zombies and newspapers, Carolyn Hughes of Grafton is alive with excitement and planning a family vacation trip to Washington, D.C.  More...

Vehicle crime spree nets 15 charges

Nelson bond reduced $5000

Ronald Nelson, age 26, of Bismarck appeared in Walsh County District Court on Thursday requesting a bond review.  Samuel A. More...

Sheriff’s office stepping up weekend enforcement

The Walsh County Sheriff’s of f ice issued a community announcement on their Facebook page notifying residents they will be out in force this weekend.  More...

City Court Report

AUGUST 2015 FORFEITURES  No liability insurance, $150: Barbara Field, Grafton.  Disregarded stop sign, $20: Barbara Field, Grafton; Brian Jones, Grand Forks.  Barking dog, $50: Christina Bruce, Grafton.  Registered owner permitted More...

Cyanobacteria advisory lifted for Homme Dam

The North Dakota Departments of Health (NDDoH) and Agriculture (NDDA), Animal Health Division, have removed the advisory for cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, at Homme Dam near Park River.  More...

Solitude in fishing

Homme Dam cradles a moment of summertime solitude for this women who took advantage of a sunset to unwind and cast into the reservoir's waters. Homme Dam is located two miles west of Park River on Highway 17.   More...