Safety urged at school

Congested roadway cause for caution when dropping off

GRAFTON – With Grafton’s school construction project in progress, parking, pick-up and drop-off issues at Grafton’s Century Elementary School are even more complex this fall. Because of construction at the north end of the school complex, where buses normally would drop off and pick up students, buses are parking along 15th Street in front of Century Elementary for drop-off and […]

Ways and means commitee to look for city prosecutor

Grafton Chamber requests money from self-help fund

GRAFTON – The Grafton City Council’s Ways and Means (WMC) and Public Utilities committees (PUC) met Monday at the city hall council chambers. Ways and means committee The WMC reviewed a letter from the Walsh County State’s Attorney’s office informing the city that they will be terminating their agreement for municipal prosecutor services for the city. The letter states that […]


Second reading of 2015 budget approved by Minto Council

New residential developments discussed

MINTO – After approving the second reading of the city’s 2015 budget, Minto City Council members entertained ideas for the expansion or addition of new residential developments and water-related projects they may need to address in the near or distant future. On a motion from council member Allen Gerszewski and a second from Craig Nice, the 2015 budget was approved […]

District 19 Senate candidates weigh in on issues

Editor’s Note: The following is the second in a three-part series offering voters in Walsh County an opportunity to see where candidates stand on a variety of issues. This week features the candidates for the North Dakota Senate from District 19. Next week will feature candidates for the Walsh County Commission. Tom Campbell Q: How do you stand on Measure […]

Commissioners sign prisoner housing contract with Grand Forks County

2015 budget passes second reading

At least for the next 18 months, female prisoners formerly housed at the Walsh County Jail will be transported to Grand Forks County. At Monda y ’s re gul a r meeting of the Walsh County Commission, commissioners unanimously passed a motion to sign the contract between Walsh and Grand Forks County to house female prisoners. After a recent audit […]

Saving for winter

County Court Report

AUGUST 2014 DISPOSITIONS Dayton Todd Ghertz, Grafton, possession of drug paraphernalia. Defendant shall pay $325 in fees. Defendant shall obtain chemical dependency evaluation, pay all fines and fees as ordered, set up payment schedule, report for incarceration as ordered, two years unsupervised probation, violate no criminal laws and one year in Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation with eight days first […]

Minto Fire Department fundraiser on Saturday

The Minto Fire Department and Mathew Milhem Memorial Foundation have come together to present Nashville recording artist Charlie Allen at a benefit concert Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Minto Community Center. Allen, a rising star in the country western music world, has opened for the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Charley Pride and others. He is currently the host of “American […]

Grafton Lutheran dinner Oct. 19

The Graf ton Lutheran Church Fall Dinner will be served Sunday, Oct. 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the church. The menu includes turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, lefse, dessert and beverages. Cost of the dinner is $12 for adults and take-out meals, $5 for children ages four through 12 and children age three and under will eat […]