August 30, 2017 RSS feed / News

Grafton Police Department blends new officers

Diverse personalities provide camaraderie

Grafton Police Department (GPD) welcomes new officers whose experience and personalities are as diverse as the streets they patrol. New to the department are deputy chief Brian Erovick, officer Brad Wingerter and officer Kayla Voigt. More...

Park River man faces more child porn counts

Dishner maximum penalty of 2,430 years in jail

Park River man Steven Dishner, age 42, appeared in Walsh County District Court in Grafton Tuesday to face 486 counts of possession of certain materials prohibited, child pornography, a Class C felony.  More...

Laxdal graduates from banking school

Kristen Laxdal, personal banker with First United Bank in Park River, recently graduated from Dakota School of Banking sponsored by North Dakota Bankers Association (NDBA) and endorsed by South Dakota Bankers Association (SDBA). More...

Jallo elected delegate to annual meeting

Darrell Jallo of Fordville has been elected as a delegate to the 134th annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates to be held Nov. 6 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas.  More...

Longtin appointed to Polar board of directors

The board of directors of Polar Communications recently appointed James ( Jim) Longtin to the director position for District 1.  Longtin is a selfemployed farmer in the Neche area. More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

We have had a busy month and cannot believe it will be September this week!  Activities this week  Thursday, Aug. 31: Peeling potatoes, 9 a.m.; making cookie salad, 1 p.m.; movie night, 6:30 p.m.  Friday, Sept. More...

City Court Report

JULY 2017 FORFEITURES  Failure to register motor vehicle, $20: Charles Waechter, Pisek; Darla Amoth, Grafton; Elizabeth Hanson, Grafton; Erick Lucio, Grafton; Jessica Gordon, Park River; John Rangel, Hoople; John Rangel, Hoople; Kevin Bolek, Min More...

Winter food

This bee is busy on a coneflower storing up pollen and nectar to survive winter hibernation.   More...

Creative caps at Hats Off to Seniors

Many creative caps were worn by members of Grafton Sunshine Senior Citizens Club last Wednesday at the "Hats Off to Seniors presentation. More...

GPR discusses hockey camp

Centennial Center prepares for new ice plant

The Grafton Parks and Recreation (GPR) facilities committee met Wednesday at noon at the GPR conference room to discuss options for this year’s hockey camp.  More...

Moreno negotiates plea deal in numerous charges

Acceptance contingent upon Cavalier County case

Victor Moreno, age 36, a resident of Hoople, appeared in Walsh County District Court Tuesday for two cases in which he reached a plea agreement with Walsh County District Attorney Barb Whelan.  The plea deal is contingent upon similar charges be More...

Pop up pantry

This Great Plains Food Bank truck could be seen at the north end of Hill Avenue in Grafton along with multiple pallets full of fresh food and a line of people going down Fourth Street last Friday. More...

Krause LSTC Wellness Star of the Quarter

Life Skills and Transition Center’s Employee Wellness Committee has awarded Wellness Star of the Quarter to Paul Krause.  More...

County Court Report

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Extension Exchange

Stay active all year round  In this part of the country, staying active is easier during the summer months, when we can be outdoors and engage in enjoyable activities such as golfing, gardening or walking. More...

Sunny news from Sunset

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City Court Report

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County Court Report

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Millennial Views

Dorm days  There are so many things that change between your freshman and sophomore year in college. My biggest change so far, has been transitioning from my previous year of dorm life into apartment life.   More...