March 7, 2018 RSS feed / News

Vulnerable adult case gets new trial date

Lorenz accused of charging $12,183 in non-business expenses

Caroline Mae Lorenz, 39, from Grafton appeared in Walsh County District Court Wednesday for a pretrial conference. Lorenz was arrested in May 2017 on the charge of exploitation of a vulnerable adult, a class B felony. She has pled not guilty.  More...

Baesler, officials plan meetings on school safety

North Dakota State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler said she and a group of law enforcement agencies, including county sheriffs, city police chiefs and the North Dakota Highway Patrol, are planning to hold regional meetings in the next few month More...

NWS releases spring flood outlook

The threat for significant (moderate-major) snowmelt flooding remains low across the main-stem Red River, its tributaries and Devils Lake basin. More...

New Medicare cards coming soon

Each person enrolled in Medicare soon will receive a new Medicare card. Medicare beneficiary identifiers will replace Social Security numbers. People’s coverage and benefits will not change.  More...

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement period starts

Law enforcement agencies across North Dakota will run extra patrols in an effort to remove impaired drivers from the roads, as part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign from March 1 - 31.  More...

Hazy shade of winter

A winter storm made its way through the Northern Plains on Monday, with hazardous snow, ice and blizzard conditions. Snow accumulation for Walsh County was estimated to be six inches, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Forks.   More...

Travers recognized for community dedication

Weldon Roberts, United Blood Services Donor recruitment representative from Fargo, right, attended the Fine Arts Club meeting on Thursday, March 1, to recognize Artha Travers, left, for her dedication of organizing blood drives in Grafton. More...

Man faces felony charges after local meth bust

Garcia receives bond reduction

Raul Armando Garcia, Jr., 38, appeared in Walsh County District Court with his attorney Stuart Askew for his initial appearance in front of Judge Laurie Fontaine. Garcia is charged with delivery of methamphetamine, a class B felony.  More...

School board approves educator departures

Two retirements, four personnel resignations at GPS

The regular Grafton Public School Board meeting was held on Monday, Feb. 12. More...

Spring turkey drawing held

Licenses remain six units

The 2018 spring wild turkey lottery has been held and individual results are available on the North Dakota Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov.  More...

The Browne report

Do this, don’t do that  “The basic test of freedom is perhaps less in what we are free to do than in what we are free not to do.” – Eric Hoffer   More...

County Court Report

FEBRUARY 2018 FORFEITURES  More...