November 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Citizen claims social services failed to protect youth

A trail of tears spans 11 years

COUNTY – “On Monday, May 24, 2004, the Walsh County Child Protection team met to review information gathered during the assessment process. More...

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Community

A touch of nostalgia

Moen barn will take tour our home guests back in time

P.E.O. Chapter Q Tour of Homes on Saturday, Dec. 5, will take tour guests back in time with a stop at the barn owned by George and Faye Moen. More...

Dabble with Dell

Oftentimes after a holiday meal, some kind of meat is left. The question comes to mind, what do I do with it? If it is turkey, freeze it. Nothing freezes better than turkey. Bag it in two or two and one-half cup amounts. More...

Schuster, Petersen to exchange marriage vows

Kristina Schuster of Warsaw and Andrew Petersen of Grafton announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.  Parents of the couple are Roger and Sandy Schuster of Warsaw and Brian and Jill Petersen of Grafton.  Kristina is employed as an occ More...

Obituaries

Wendelin ‘Wendy’ Senger

Devils Lake

Wendelin “Wendy” “Windy” Senger, 84, Devils Lake, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, at his home. Services were held today, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Devils Lake, with burial in Devils Lake Cemetery, Devils Lake. More...

Fr. Leonard Loegering

Fargo

Father Leonard Loegering, age 68, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, in Fargo. Services were held Monday, Nov. 23, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Fargo, with burial in Wyndmere. Boulger Funeral Home of Fargo was in charge of arrangements. More...

Agnes Odile Kamrowski

Nov. 3, 1926-Nov. 19, 2015

Agnes Odile Kamrowski, age 89, of Lake George, Minnesota, and formerly of Grafton, peacefully entered eternity on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, at Bethany Nursing Home in Fargo with her loved ones at her side. More...

Sports

G-PR defeats Jamestown in opener

Spoilers dominate with aggressive offense

The Grafton-Park River (G-PR) Spoilers opened their 2015 hockey season at the Grafton Centennial Center on Tuesday against the Jamestown Blue Jays under the direction of new head coach, Darin Schumacher. More...

Golden Gloves Boxers Go Full Force

Grafton Armory hosts North Dakota Silver Gloves boxing tournament

Boxers from North Dakota, Minnesota and Canada competed in the North Dakota Silver Gloves Tournament presented by Grafton Golden Gloves Boxing at the Grafton Armory last Saturday.  The tournament is held to help raise money for the Grafton boxin More...

Evers scores contract overseas

Former UND center begins professional career

Emily Evers, daughter of Margie (Hutson) Evers from Grafton, finished a collegiate basketball career at University of North Dakota (UND) in September where she scored 1,026 points with 750 rebounds and 177 blocked shots. More...

City leaders approve rezoning for gas station

Petro Serve USA plans expansion

GRAFTON – The Grafton Planning and Zoning Commission met last Thursday to discuss a rezoning request submitted by David Lopez and Josephine Lopez that would allow future expansion of Petro Serve USA, pending all property purchases be completed. More...

The Sound Of Music

Photo by Todd M. More...

Zahradka earns top honor at National FFA

Biotic Farming Research explores natural systems impacting soil health

Curiosity may have killed the cat, but for Justin Zahradka it informed the beginning of his journey through the Future Farmers of America (FFA), resulting in being named 2015’s American Star in Agriscience, one of the most prestigious honors bestowed More...

News

Bata announces bid for District 10 senate

Adams native vows a different generation of politician

Alexander R. Bata, a 23 year-old native of Adams, announced his intention to seek the Republican nomination for the District 10 Senate seat. More...

'Tis the season

Joe Erickson hangs a 20-foot Christmas wreath on the west side of city hall in Grafton on Nov. 9 in preparation for the upcoming holiday season.   More...

Health notes

Home alone – Is your child ready?  Infant/Children 0-4:   More...

Happenings

Historic Elmwood Holiday Tour of Homes Dec. 6

Members of the mansion’s governing board will host the annual Historic Elmwood Tour of Homes Sunday, Dec. 6, from 1-4 p.m.  More...

Benefit set for Gerald Miller

Friends of Gerald Miller are planning a benefit on his behalf Sunday, Dec. 13, at the Minto Community Center, from noon to 4 p.m.  The benefit will include a spaghetti dinner, silent auction and a live auction set to start at 2 p.m. More...

Sunshine Hospitality Home informational meeting set

The public is invited to attend an informational meeting in Grafton regarding the Sunshine Memorial Foundation and Sunshine Hospitality Home scheduled for construction in Grand Forks.  Sunshine Hospitality Home will be a place of comfort for pat More...

Opinion

Go big or go home

“What one does and what one says is a pretty good criterion of what one is.” This is the motto read each week at the top of this page by Rilie R. Morgan who was quoted on Nov. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 yearsJudy Jorandby, Grafton, was the winner of the “Talk-Meet” contest sponsored by the North Dakota Farm Bureau. Announcement of Miss Jorandby’s victory in the contest was made at their annual convention. More...

School

Making a special connection

Fifth graders, Good Sam residents learn from one another

Since Mary Martin began teaching at Park River Elementary School 12 years ago, she and her students have visited Good Samaritan Center residents at least a couple of times a year to provide entertainment with music and smiles.  More...

NVCTC advisory committee guides center

Members of the North Valley Career and Technology Center (NVCTC) advisory committee met at the center Nov. 16.  More...

School Calendar

Monday, Nov. 30  Grafton Middle School music concert, 7 p.m., at the Grafton Public School Performing Arts Center.  Tuesday, Dec. 1  Valley-Edinburg Public School parent-teacher conferences, 3:30-7:30 p.m.   Thursday, Dec. 3  More...

Religion

Goings on at the Good Sam

This is the time to be thankful and count our many blessings. More...

Our Saviour's invites area women to Christmas party

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Park River invites all area women to a Women’s Community Christmas Party on Monday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m.  Reservations for the party are not required but would be helpful. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

The benefits of thankfulness  Did you hear the story of the mortician and his assistant who had just made the final touches on the body of an atheist who had died? He straightened the rose on the lapel of the deceased ever so slightly. More...