November 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

City plans for Hill Avenue road project

Grafton accepts ND Cares certification

GRAFTON – Grafton City Council (GCC) met Monday at 6 p.m. in the council chambers of city hall for their regular monthly meeting. More...

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Community

Filling the bucket one drop at a time

Helping others mission of Minto lodge

They may be small in numbers, but Minto Degree of Honor Lodge No. 5 has a lot of heart. The organization of only 10 members accomplishes many projects each year to support their community and people in need. More...

Agri-Women honor local veterans

Wreath placed at courthouse memorial

Local members of North Dakota Agri-Women honored Grafton veterans Saturday with the presentation of a balsam wreath that was placed at the veterans’ memorial located on the courthouse grounds in Grafton, where it will continue to be displayed.& More...

Club News

Grafton American Legion Auxiliary   Dr. Mandi Johnson and Dr. Roberta Ekman were guest speakers at the Nov. 7 meeting of the Grafton American Legion Auxiliary when 28 auxiliary members and five officers were present.  More...

Obituaries

Irene Bruski

Grand Forks

Irene Bruski, 94, Grand Forks, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2016, at Valley Eldercare Center in Grand Forks.  More...

Marvin Scholler

Cavalier

Marvin Scholler, 69, Cavalier, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, at his home.  Services will be held Thursday, Nov. 17, at 11 a.m., at St. Brigid of Ireland Catholic Church in Cavalier. Visitation is today, Wednesday, Nov. More...

Daniel Hayes

Edinburg

Daniel Hayes, 80, Edinburg, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. A memorial visitation will be held at Tollefson Funeral Home in Edinburg Saturday, Nov. 19, from 1- 3 p.m. More...

School

Critical thinkers compete in Academic Olympics

Nine teams participate in first junior high event

More than 50 intelligent junior high students from Cavalier, Grafton, Minto, Park River Area and Valley-Edinburg schools competed in the Walsh-Pembina Counties Junior High Academic Olympics Competition on Monday, Nov. More...

School Calendar

Thursday, Nov. 17  Titan High School Academic Olympic Challenge, 6 p.m., at Valley- Edinburg High School in Edinburg.  Monday, Nov. 21  State play competition at Jamestown.  Tuesday, Nov. More...

Kaitlyn Nelson recipient of NDACo scholarship

Kaitlyn Nelson was among six students who are children or grandchildren of North Dakota county officials or employees to receive a $2,000 scholarship from the NDACo during the 2016 NDACo annual conference in Bismarck on Oct. 10.  More...

Religion

Uff da, that’s a lot of lefse

Our Saviours WELCA preparing for bake sale

Women of the ELCA (WELCA) at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Grafton were rolling in dough last week in preparation for their annual holiday bake sale. More...

PRBC to host Anoka High School carolers, orchestra; Olson benefit

Office manager battling cancer

Park River Bible Camp (PRBC) is again hosting a concert featuring the Anoka High School Seventh Avenue Carolers and Orchestra on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 5:30 p.m. More...

KCs to serve breakfast, bingo begins

Grafton Knights of Columbus will serve a pancake breakfast Sunday, Nov. 20, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Grafton, from 10 a.m. to noon.  Menu includes pancakes, hash browns and sausage. A free will offering will be taken.  More...

VETERANS DAY 2016

United States veterans Jack DeSautel, left, and Rodney Ebertowski present the colors at the Veterans Day program held in Grafton Friday. More...

Jack Karas ends 16-year service run

Sheriff to invest in communication tools

COUNTY – Walsh County Commissioners ( WCC) met Tuesday at the courthouse in Grafton for their regular bimonthly meeting. Karen Anderson, Lawrence Burianek, Jack Karas, Luther Meberg and Walsh County Auditor Kris Molde were present. More...

Unpaid school lunch will result in alternate meal

Safe Routes to School grant approved

GRAFTON - Grafton School Board (GSB) met Monday for its regular monthly meeting at the Grafton High School conference room  More...

News

Thrive Community Church to expand to Grafton

Downtown location to be renovated

Dr. More...

Grafton Parks and Recreation revenues down in most areas

Dahl accepts award on behalf of the department

Grafton Parks and Recreation ( GPR) held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the GPR office board room. In attendance were Todd Storey, Scott Hills, Ryer Stark and Brad Burianek. Cory Burns was not present. More...

Grafton Community Endowment fund awards eight grants

2016 totals equal $14,175

Grafton Community Endowment Fund (GCEF) recently awarded eight grants totaling $14,175 to the following local organizations:   Grafton Sunshine Senior Citizens - $1,419 for general operating   Grafton Airport Authority - $3,000 for termin More...

Happenings

Music Creek’s ‘popcorn’ to burst on stage Dec. 12

Music Creek symphony’s presentation of ‘popcorn’ will burst onto the stage of Grafton Public School Performing Arts Center Monday, Dec. More...

Remember loved ones at Tree of Light memorial ceremony

Altru’s Hospice 29th annual Tree of Light Memorial Ceremony provides a way for families and friends to remember their loved ones during the holiday season. To symbolize the remembrances, a tree will be lit Sunday, Dec. More...

North Valley's FFA chapter serving pulled pork fundraiser

North Valley Career and Technology Center’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter will serve a pulled pork dinner fundraiser Friday, Nov. 18, just prior to Grafton High School’s Far Off Broadway production.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Lets not do this again

If I had to sum up the election of 2016 in one clause, I would say it has been a sociological revolution, a moral warning and a political summons.  Sociologically, this campaign has been an education in how societies come apart. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Robert E. More...

Sports

Lady Aggies dominate to earn a spot at state

PR-F-L redeems themselves against FSHP in Mayville

The number two Park River-Fordville- Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies made their way through the Super Region 2 volleyball tournament in Mayville undefeated to earn a spot against the number one Finley-Sharon-Hope-Page (FSHP) Spartans in the championship More...

Titans overcome Tommies for third

Confidence guides D-V-E past season rival

The Drayton-Valley-Edinburg (D-V-E) Titans found themselves lined up against the number-four seeded Thompson Tommies in the third place match of the Region 2 volleyball tournament in Mayville last Thursday.  More...

November greens

Don Swartz winds back before taking a swing on Fair Oaks Golf Course last Wednesday afternoon. Temperatures reached into the 70s on Nov. 9, causing many golfers to hit the greens and take advantage of the abnormally warm November weather.   More...