2016-12-07 E-Edition


Arctic Mother Nature blasts North Dakota hard

Tuesday blizzard affects whole state REGION–The first taste of North Dakota winter hit hard Monday night into Tuesday in Walsh County and the entire state of North Dakota, as the region saw its first dose of what could be coming for the winter season. According to Amanda Lee, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Grand Forks, this […]

Landlord utility issue creates sparks

C&L Manor issued abatement for new owners

GRAFTON – GraftonWays and Means Committee (WMC) gathered at city hall Monday for their regularly scheduled meeting. In attendance were Dave Fellman, Don Hutson, Shane Mohn, Greg Young, city administrator Nick Ziegelmann and city auditor Connie Johnson. Mayor Chris West was absent. Chris Lipsh facilitated the meeting. Ed Sevigny, city assessor, approached the committee for approval on an abatement submitted […]

Minto lagoon sludge buildup looms large

Equipment inventory concerns addressed

MINTO – While not a dire emergency, the City of Minto is looking at a very expensive project to clear sludge from their wastewater lagoons. At their last council meeting, Sam Shutt, public works director, informed the council that he was having trouble getting a sample that was in compliance with standards governing the amount of suspended biosolids in the […]

Campbell aspires to campaign for United States Congress

District 19 Senator weighs options

North Dakota Senator Tom Campbell, a District 19 Republican from Grafton, has expressed interest in running for a seat in the United States Congress, but what seat he will end up running for will depend on U.S. House Representative Kevin Cramer. “If Cramer earns a spot in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, I will throw my hat into the ring and […]

The question is..

A chicken was caught jay-walking across County Road 15 in Warsaw Nov. 3, however nobody knew why. This chicken has been the talk of the area as it has been walking all around Warsaw for quite some time.

County Court Report

OCTOBER 2016 FORFITURES Speeding – Maribel Serna, Sheila Marie Slominski, Maria L. Solis, Donald Staskivige Jr., Jacob Paul Suda, Rebecca Ann Svobodny, Lynette Rae Trosen, David Villarreal, Amanda Mae Vogsland and Lona Jean Waite-Mccoy. Drove without headlamps when required – Rhonda Raye Anderson. Disregarded stop sign – Samuel James Boehmer and Justin Robert Williams. Drove without operator’s license – Tyrone […]

Hospitality home donations to garner children’s book

From now through Jan. 1, 2017, anyone who makes a $10 donation to Sunshine Hospitality Home Foundation at area banks will receive a free children’s book. Minto resident Linda Babinski penned a children’s book titled “Little Goose.” She has pledged all profits from the book to the cost of construction of the Sunshine Hospitality Home which will be a place […]

Kids Shopping with Santa event returns for ninth year

Community Helpers Group of Grafton will host the annual Kids Shopping with Santa event at Heritage Village in Grafton Wednesday through Friday, Dec. 14-16, at Heritage Village in Grafton. It is the ninth year for the event. Kids Shopping with Santa is open to kids through the fourth grade in area communities. Children are invited to shop for up to […]

Christmas music at story hour

Everyone knows that music and Christmas got together, so why not at Pembina County Story Time in December? Story Lady will be reading “Rappy The Raptor,” “12 Days,” “A Christmas Countdown” and “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas.” The flannel graph story is “Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo” and kids will make singing angels for the craft. […]