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Unity, First Care post prices online

Hospitals list procedure costs on websites

Two Walsh County hospitals are in compliance with a new federal regulation requiring them to post procedure prices on their websites in the name of transparency, but patients priceshopping may end up more confused than empowered.  More...

New arrival

Clare Margaret Lutovsky, daughter of Nathaniel and Meg Lutovsky of Herndon, Virginia, was born Sept. 6, 2018.  At birth she weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz., and measured 19 inches long. More...

Sunny news from Sunset

Monday morning we had our workout in fitness club. In the afternoon we played Money Monday Bingo with many big wins and in the evening we played card bingo.  More...

Obituaries

Lynn Berg

Grafton

Lynn H. Berg, age 57 of Grafton, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton, surrounded by loving family.  More...

Clive Jones

Oslo, Minnesota

Clive E. Jones, 87, of Os l o, Minnesota, passed away Thursday evening,   Jan. 17, 2019, at Valley Eldercare Center in Grand Forks.  More...

Marvin Gunderson

Cavalier

Marvin Gunderson, 95, of Cavalier, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at Wedgewood Manor, Cavalier.  Services were held Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Bathgate Presbyterian Church, Bathgate. More...

School

Shattering Myths

Walsh County Public Health presented to grades 4 and 6 Tuesday on "shattering myths" about drugs and alcohol, facing peer pressure and being positive role models. Students participating are, front from left, Daphneiris Almonte and Laith Hoenke.  More...

Some 'real-world, professional' experience

North Valley DECA students begin business project

Editor’s note: This article was written and submitted by North Valley Career and Technology student Brynn Flanders.  More...

Spoiler Scoop

Choice Ready  More...

Religion

'Pastor Brooke'

Women in ministry

Editor’s note: Women in ministry is a series exploring a growing number of Walsh County parishes led by women. This week’s woman in ministry is a question-and-answer session with Brooke Apple from First Lutheran Church in Hoople. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Did you make a 2019 resolution? Has that resolution started to get harder to keep up with already?  More...

Land valuations increase 1 percent

County adopts 129,000 lb. permit

COUNTY—Ag valuations were finalized for 2019 at the Jan. 15 Walsh County Commission meeting. More...

City approves plan to rehab residence

Exercises condemnation policy on mobile home

GRAFTON—The house at 333West 5th in Grafton passed its first hurdle to avoid condemnation when Grafton City Council approved a threephase plan at its meeting on Monday, Jan. More...

A bunch of bologna

Harvey Avenue Saloon Bologna Cook-Off

Lee Sobolik, left, held up a ring of bologna in the kitchen of Minto Community Center as he helped out Chris Misialek, Harvey Avenue Saloon owner, with the bologna feed judging and awards. More...

News

Rasmusson waives preliminary hearing

Tentative trial date set for April

Richard Alan Rasmusson, Jr., 38, of Park River waived his preliminary hearing on Monday, Jan., 14, in Northeast District Court, Judge Barbara Whelan presiding.  Ras- musson has been charged with possession with intent to manufacture/ delivery me More...

Gift cards donated

Minto Degree of Honor Lodge No. 5 gives the Walsh County Food Pantry $440 in gift cards to Hugo’s. This yearly project and donation is possible through the dedication of its members. More...

Dakota Datebook

The LaBonte Curse  More...

Happenings

Food bank stop set

Great Plains Food Bank will be at St. John’s Catholic Church parking lot in Grafton on Thursday, Jan. 24, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  More...

Pigeons to perform tricks for senior citizens club

The Grafton Sunshine Senior Citizens Club will meet Thursday, Feb. 7, at 1:30 p.m. at the senior citizen’s room at the Grafton armory. More...

Blood drive in Park River

St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Park River is sponsoring a blood drive Tuesday, Jan. 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Park River American Legion main room. More...

Opinion

Finding the blessing in a tragedy

Morgan's Matters

At times I’ve had the thought, “Do miracles really exist?” It wasn’t until I was one that I really discovered they do exist.  Monday, Jan. 21, at 6:37 p.m., 911 was called. More...

North Dakota Legislature

Diane Newberry NDNA

Proposed study promises relief from brain injuries and expensive treatments   On a chilly January evening in Fargo, Hannah Anderson went out to dinner. More...

Millennial Views

No end in sight  More...

Sports

G-PR takes Fargo North to OT shootout

Two Spoiler goals in final seconds force overtime

Grafton-Park River (G-PR) took on the Fargo North Spartans in an East Region hockey matchup last Thursday where backto back Spoiler goals in the final 30 seconds of the third period ignited the crowd and forced overtime.  More...

Lopez, Ibanez finish fourth in Lisbon

2019 Storhaug Invitational meet

The Grafton Spoilers wrestling team traveled to Lisbon last Friday and Saturday to compete in the 2019 Storhaug Invitational meet.  Five wrestlers competed with top placers Alex Ibanez and Tristin Lopez bringing home fourth in their weight class More...

Mustangs defeat Spartans on the road

Midway-Minto sophomore Haven Korynta looks for an open pass during a region game at Finley last Friday. More...