February 6, 2019 RSS feed / News

Grafton’s blood drive brings in 50 volunteers

52 units collected

Valley Ambulance and Rescue hosted a blood drive with Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, on Jan. 24 at St. More...

Crystal giving

American Crystal Sugar Company, through its Community Roots Program recently donated $5,000 to Grafton Volunteer Fire Department (GVFD). More...

Working in the POLAR VORTEX

Jacob Garza fills up a customer’s vehicle with the temperature at 25 degrees below zero and a minus 40 windchill. More...

Power outage

The City of Grafton experienced a short power outage Thursday morning when a payloader hit a high voltage junction box at about 9:15 a.m. on the corner of McHugh Avenue and Fifth Street. More...

North Dakota Legislature

Certification of dental therapists   North Dakotans’ teeth are the root of the issue – specifically, the ability of those teeth to receive proper care.  More...

Capital clips

A secret network  More...

County Court Report

JANUARY 2019 FORFEITURES  Speeding-Noah Ryan Altendorf, Brady Michael Duff, Linda Carol Duff, Bradley Paul Nilson, Oscar Raymond Rivera, Ashlee Katie Rudolf, Christopher Matthew Rugg, Chad Michael Spale and Dale Vernon Stevens.  Drove witho More...

Conservation Corners

I’m going to piggyback this month’s conservation corner off a post our district manager, Sarah Johnston, put on Facebook this month. The summary of the post is to start thinking about trees. More...

Millennial Views

Festival fraud  In photography and my internship for the Rendezvous Region Tourism Council, I deal with social media marketing pretty heavily. More...

North Dakota sees decrease in motor vehicle fatalities in 2018

There were 104 people who lost their lives in motor vehicle crashes in North Dakota in 2018, a decrease of 10 percent (12 fatalities) from 2017, according to preliminary crash data released by North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and Nor More...

Two bills target felons on school boards

Alleged corruption in Turtle Mountain sparks debate

The first place one might look for seediness and corruption in a small community might not be the school board, but Ella Davis says she has no trust in those overseeing her son’s school on the Turtle Mountain Reservation.  More...

Busy digging up streets

Justin Osowski from Kilmer Excavating is busy digging up a section off Briggs Avenue due to a water main break in Park River last Thursday. Due to cold temperatures in the area, water line breaks are a common sight this past week.   More...