October 4, 2017 RSS feed / News

Bjerkness sentenced for Langdon man’s death

Drugs led to vehicle accident

Brian Charles Bjerkness, age 44, from Cavalier was sentenced Thursday in Walsh County District Court by Judge Richard Geiger as a result of a plea agreement for charges stemming from the death of Michael Kubal of Langdon and injuries to his wife Fran More...

Grant award sparks library move conversation

City talks armory community center

Grafton City Council (GCC) met for a special meeting Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the senior center room at the armory to discuss future operations/uses for the armory and the Carnegie Regional Library building. More...

911 dispatchers plan escape route

Drain 25 maintenance assessment approved

Walsh County Commissioners ( WCC) met Monday at the courthouse in Grafton for their regular bimonthly meeting. Commissioners Luther Meberg, LaurenWild, Lawrence Burianek, and Ernie Barta attended along with auditor Kris Molde. More...

The place to be

Road and utility work has begun at the Green Acres Addition along Highway 17 on the east edge of Park River in preparation for the construction of a Dollar General retail store. Dollar General is schedued to open in 2018.   More...

Extension Exchange

4-H grows here  It is National 4-H Week Oct. 1-7. What better time to recognize our Walsh County 4-H’ers than now, as they prepare for the Walsh County Fair, Oct. More...

Freedom of the press an essential civil liberty

“Our nation’s founders recognized the freedom to publish newspapers and magazines without censorship as an essential civil liberty and a cornerstone of our democracy.”  More...

Vulnerable adult case trial date set for November

Lorenz pleads not guilty

Caroline Mae Lorenz, age 39, from Grafton appeared inWalsh County District Court Thursday and pled not guilty to a charge of exploitation of a vulnerable adult, a Class B felony.  Lorenz appeared with her lawyer Samuel A. More...

Herrera files for continuance in GSI case

Speedy trial rights waived

Anthony Soliz Herrera Jr., 35, appeared in Walsh County District Court Thursday and asked for a continuance in his case stemming from two charges of gross sexual imposition of a minor, a Class AA felony, which were brought about after testimony heard More...

Newspapers give local voices to global issues

“As we work toward a stronger and more prosperous future, we must be able to have a civil discourse. Print media provides an important forum to do just that.”  More...

County Court Report

JULY 2017 DISPOSITIONS  Jessica Ruth Krueger, Grafton, reckless driving. Defendant shall pay $650 in fines and fees. More...