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A family business

Todd SanGrait takes over Granny's Restaurant

Some things are just like riding a bike. More...

Sunny news from Sunset

Monday we did our workout in fitness club, played bingo in the afternoon and then after a special supper of chicken Kiev and pie with sparkling cider, we gathered in the activity room for a New Year’s party. More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

We have been hit hard with the flu this last year and that is a terrible way to start 2019. We pray it leaves soon so we can get back to doing the things we love.  Activities this week  Thursday, Jan. More...

Obituaries

Irene Mozinski

Portland, Oregon

Irene Mozinski, 94, of Portland, Oregon, formerly a longtime resident of the Minto area, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Portland.  More...

Regan Gourde

Grand Forks

Regan G. Gourde, age 65 of Grand Forks, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at Valley Eldercare Center of Grand Forks.  More...

Lyla Nelson

Park River

Lyla Nelson, 105, Park River, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, at Good Samaritan Center of Park River.  Services were held Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Edmore Memorial Rest Home in Edmore. More...

School

Spoiler Scoop

Century Elementary second graders spent time at First United Bank. We read a story, “In the Money,” and wanted to make real-world connections to the content learned in our unit. Second graders saw the vault and a safety deposit box. More...

Spoilers of the Month

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

Early morning jam session

RIGHT: High-fiving her classmates and fans during her performance of "Don't Stop Believin'" is Alaina Droog, who was called up by Flashbang on Monday morning at Grafton Performing Arts Center. More...

Religion

From the Pastor’s Desk

“Restoring the ruins and the embodiment of God’s purpose for the universe.”  More...

City offers lots for public sale

Parking, water lines garner discussion

GRAFTON—Committees of Grafton City Council met Monday, Jan. 7, in preparation for its full council meeting, Monday, Jan. 14, at 6 p.m.Ways and Means Committee More...

Water board approves money for BTAG

Digging continues on Drain 87

COUNTY— Members of the Border Township Association Group (BTAG) met with Walsh County Water Resource Board ( WCWRB) Tuesday to discuss matching funds. More...

News

City to embark on strategic plan

Council enlisted Praxis Strategy

The City of Grafton is at a turning point and ready to chart a vision for its future. More...

Impola pleads guilty to reckless endangerment

Admits to theft of car

A domestic violence incident, which occurred in Grafton on Aug. 12 and netted Ronald Impola, 61, 143 days in Walsh County Law En forcement Center was resolved last Thursday, Jan. More...

Whelan-Suda, PA-C joins Altru Clinic in Drayton

Kate Whelan-Suda, PA-C has joined Altru Clinic in Drayton and specializes in family medicine. More...

Happenings

Free CPR classes

Free community CPR classes will be held Thursday, Jan. 31 and Thursday, Feb. 28 at Park River Ambulance Building, located at 203 Code Avenue North. Classes will be from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. More...

After Christmas party

The Lankin American Legion will host an “After Christmas Party” Monday, Feb., 4,  The party will feature a potluck meal beginning at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome, bring the entire family. More...

Group training offered

Any aspiring or current elected or appointed leader serving on a board, council or committee is invited to register for a local LEAD group training course.  A one-day workshop is being offered on Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

So it begins for government

No sooner has the 66th North Dakota Legislative Assembly began and legislators have already started the process of usurping power from the people who put them there.  A lot has been made of a group of legislators, sadly all Republican, who have More...

Turning back the clock

60 years More...

Sports

Grafton controls PR-F-L at home

Spoilers demolish tie with powerful second quarter

The Grafton Spoilers boys basketball team hosted a Super Region 2 game against the Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies last Thursday. More...

Lady Spoilers dominate Aggies

Cassie Sieben hits six of seven treys to lead Grafton to victory

The undefeated Grafton Spoilers faced off against the Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies in Grafton last Thursday and maintained their unscathed season record with a powerful 67-31 Super Region 2 victory.  More...

Grapplers travel to Central Cass

Burns is top placer for Spoilers with fifth place

The Grafton Spoilers wrestling team traveled to Central Cass last weekend to compete in the annual Lettermen Tournament.  Wrestlers who competed but didn’t score points are Rey Rios in the 138-pound class, Jose Rodriguez in 138-pound, Hunt More...