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A public art project

Wall mural design contest open to area youth

Some well-known buildings in Grafton will be getting a facelift.  Area students are being asked to submit their art in a wall mural design contest organized by Red River Regional Council (RRRC) and Morgan Printing.  The idea came to life af More...

Pladson, Collette to wed

Anne Pladson and Kameron Collette, along with their parents, announce their upcoming wedding on Dec. 1, 2018, in Hatton.  Anne is the daughter of Rick Pladson of Hatton and Catherine Pladson of Fargo. More...

90th birthday

Dorothy Russum will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house Saturday, Nov. 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Edgewood Vista in Fargo where she and her husband Vernon live.  More...

Obituaries

Edward Deitz

Grafton

Edward F. Deitz, 89, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton.  More...

Barbara Danner

Grand Forks

Barbara Ann Danner, 65, Grand Forks, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, after fighting a long and courageous battle from cancer with her family by her side.  More...

Alice Torgeson

Fargo

Alice M. Torgeson, age 92, of Fargo and formerly of Grafton, passed away Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Sanford Health Center of Fargo.  More...

School

A walk in another's shoes

Minto boy gives shoes to classmate who lost everything in house fire

Six out of 10 kids say that they witness bullying every day and that is most often what children come home to tell their parents about. Many kind acts don’t always get talked about or even noticed. More...

Titans win trophy at academic olympics

More than 115 junior high students from the schools of Cavalier, Drayton, Edmore, Grafton, Midway, Minto, North Border Pembina, North Border Walhalla, Park River Area, St. More...

Spoilers of the Month

Grafton Junior High and High School have chosen four Spoilers of the Month for October. More...

Religion

Lending a helping hand

TOP: Youth from Zion Lutheran Church of rural Hoople and St. John’s Lutheran of St. Thomas visited the Walsh County Food Pantry on Tuesday evening to help pack holiday baskets. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

The Deep Meaning of Thankfulness   More...

Regional council holds annual Ideas to Actions summit

Mini-Monarchs, Leighton honored

MINTO—Grafton and Walsh County were well represented last Thursday, Nov. More...

STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER

Layers of pink and violet fill up the winter sky over a snow-covered field a few miles south of Grafton last week. More...

News

Spreading sunshine

Shopko Foundation recently donated $250 to Sunshine Kids Center in Park River to fund the Early Childhood Health and Wellness Project. More...

St. Thomas school agrees to discuss reorganization

Grafton to review plan in December

Talks have moved from discussion to action with regard to St. Thomas reorganizing its school district.  St. Thomas School Board, at its November meeting, voted to enter into discussion of reorganizing its school district with Grafton's.  More...

Restemayer accused of embezzling

Initial appearance set for Dec. 3

Grafton native, James ( Jim) Russell Restemayer, 48, is free on bond after paying 10 percent ($1,000) of his $10,000 bond on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in Northeast District Court. More...

Happenings

Blood drive Dec. 12

Life Skills and Transition Center will be hosting a blood drive at LSTC Collette Fitness Center gym on Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Sponsored by LSTC Wellness Committee. More...

Tree of light ceremony

Altru’s Hospice presents the 31st annual Tree of Light memorial ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. More...

WinterFest family bingo

Bingo will be hosted by Century PTO in the Grafton High School gym on Saturday, Dec. 15, from noon to 3 p.m. The doors will open at 11:30 a.m. for fun bingo games with prizes valued over $1,400, a silent auction, concessions and a bake sale.   More...

Opinion

Be joyful this Christmas

Thanks to American Express this Saturday has become known as Small Business Saturday. More...

Political Cartoon

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Turning back the clock

60 years  Grafton High School inaugurated a plan to award an outstanding boy and girl from each class every six weeks. Teachers would select the students based on scholastic achievement and personality traits.  More...

Sports

Spoilers start season off with a win

G-PR shuts out Jamestown on the road

The Grafton-Park River (G-PR) Spoilers hockey team opened their 2018- 19 season in Jamestown on Tuesday and brought home a 2-0 victory after scoring within a minute of the starting buzzer and shutting out the Jamestown Blue Jays.   More...

Tiny tots hit the mats

LEFT: Raya Hanson's face lights up with excitement as her feet hit the mat after being guided along the bar by her coach at the armory Monday. More...

2018-19 rules, regulations for winter sports

Wrestling:  Regular season regulations:  Individuals must have participated in at least nine daily practices (counting only one per day) before competing in an interscholastic contest.  More...