March 14, 2018 RSS feed / News

'Democracy dies in darkness' the Washington Post declares every day

The slogan pretty much defines why we have a week set aside to discuss, promote and celebrate America’s special place as a country that values transparency in governments by and for the people.  This week, March 11- 17, is Sunshine Week, a More...

Woman pleads not guilty to meth charges

Narcotics task force conducts controlled purchase of drugs

Tanya Otto (French), 36, of Grafton and her attorney, Kyle Markwardt, waved her right to a preliminary hearing Monday in Walsh County District Court in front of Judge Laurie Fontaine. More...

Gold Coats go to K-Line

Grafton Area Chamber of Commerce’s “Gold Coats” were out and about again. This time, they visited K-Line Agriculture to learn about assembly services they provide. More...

Pembina County man arrested following theft of guns, property

Johnson out on bond after multiple criminal charges

Theft of weapons, possession of methamphetamine and burglary are just a few of the charges Drayton man Heath Johnson, 30, is facing. More...

Grafton VA ready for appointments

The new Grafton Veterans Affairs (VA) Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), located at 1319 11th St. West, Grafton, N.D., is scheduled to be fully operational and open for appointments on March 19.  More...

Barn beauty

The bright red barn at Heritage Village stands out from the frost covered trees last Friday, a sampling of nature's beauty.   More...

Winter hangs on

Frost clings to branches and blankets a hammock on a frozen morning Friday, March 9 a few miles north of Minto. Residents anxiously await spring's arrival as winter shows it's not over yet. More...

Gold Coats visit area business

Ambassadors from Grafton Area Chamber of Commerce made a stop to visit Midwest Fabrication to learn what services they provide and what they manufacture. Pictured front from left, Mary Hills, U.S. More...

Preliminary hearing set for accused sex offender

Vrooman faces life in prison without parole if convicted

Jeremy Vrooman, 34, of Edinburg made his initial appearance in Walsh County District Court in front of Judge Laurie Fontaine on Monday on the charge of gross sexual imposition. More...

Meth bust preliminary hearing held, plea entered for Johnson

Narcotics task force officer testifies to controlled purchase

April Johnson, 46, appeared in Walsh County District Court Monday for a preliminary hearing with her attorney, Robert Woods, on the class B felony charge of delivery of methamphetamine. On Dec. More...

McLeod enters not guilty plea

Judge Fontaine sets summer trial date

Thomas Seth McLeod, 20, appeared in Walsh County District Court Monday with a representative from his attorney’s office on the charge of gross sexual imposition, a class A felony, stemming from accusations made by a 13-year-old girl. More...

Grafton man arrested on drug charges, bond hearing held

Narcotics task force racks up another meth bust

Joshua Lovell, 34, of Grafton was arrested by Grand Forks Narcotics Task Force last week and charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, class B felony. More...

Life Goes On

North Dakota content

It’s almost here. The day we have been waiting for – Tuesday, March 20 – the first day of spring. More...

The Browne report

Lies and liars  Everybody lies. It’s not the most attractive quality we humans possess, but it’s true. We all lie, about something at some time. More...