2018-01-31 E-Edition

51st Annual Walleye Fish Fry

Over 50 years of frying fish

Sheriff’s department better equipped to handle opioid overdoses

County health provides grant, training for Narcan

COUNTY – Opioid addiction has reached Walsh County and the sheriff’s department, with the help of Walsh County Health Department, has taken an active role in treatment and prevention of the epidemic. Sheriff’s deputies will now carry Narcan, a brand of naloxone, an intranasal spray that can reverse an opioid overdose. “Narcan is a tool that is used to help […]

Brooks Harper shines light on positivity, hard work

Grafton eighth grade, SOAR receives message of attitude, opportunity

GRAFTON – Brooks Harper is a likeable guy. He’s funny, charismatic, confident, and a positive thinker. It’s no surprise he is also a successful motivational speaker and a two-time author. Harper brought his message to Grafton Junior High’s eighth grade and the community group S.O.A.R. (success, opportunity, action, resources) last week with an uplifting message for both students and adults. […]

Judge sets jury trial for Grzeskowiak

Probable cause found on three counts

A preliminary hearing for defendant Peter John Grzeskowiak, 63, of Warsaw, was held last Friday in Walsh County District Court in front of Judge Anthony Benson. He was arrested on multiple charges including aggravated assault and terrorizing, both class C felonies, and animal abuse, a class A misdemeanor. According to the Arrest Affidavit, Grzeskowiak was seen at Cenex in Park […]

Edinburg man arrested on gross sexual imposition charges

Vrooman faces up to 20 years and $20k in fines

Jeremy Vrooman, 34, of Edinburg was arrestedThursday on the charge of gross sexual imposition, a Class A felony. Vrooman appeared in Walsh County District Court in front of Judge Laurie Fontaine Friday morning for a bond hearing. On January 4, Vrooman’s daughter, identified only as Jane Doe with a birthday of 2009, was interviewed by Special Agent Scott Kraft at […]

County Court Report

NOVEMBER 2017 DISPOSITIONS Julio Mendoza, Grafton, theft. Defendant shall pay $360 in fees. Defendant shall pay all fines and fees as ordered, set up payment schedule, one year unsupervised probation, violate no criminal laws and 180 days in Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation with first serve 25 days with credit given for 25 days served. The state has 60 days […]

Kongsvinger Banquet to support Sunshine Home

Kongsvinger Lutheran Church of rural Oslo is holding its annual Valentine Banquet on Friday, Feb. 16, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Entertainment for the evening features the women’s Twin Forks Chorus. The chorus was chartered with Sweet Adeline’s International over 40 years ago and has been singing in and around the Greater Grand Forks area ever since. Twin Forks Chorus has […]

Northlands Rescue Mission to present in Grafton Feb. 1

Northlands Rescue Mission staff invites local residents to bring a brown bag lunch and join them during noon hour on Thursday, Feb. 1, for their “Meet the Mission” Road Show at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Grafton. Road show guests will meet executive director Sue Shirek who will present the latest news from the mission. Her presentation will […]

Church women plan luncheon

St. Mary’s Altar Society will host their annual soup and sandwich luncheon and bake sale Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Soup options include potato, vegetable beef, chicken tortilla or knoephla. Sandwich choices are egg salad or ham. Cost of the meal is $8 for adults and $4 for children. St. Mary’s Catholic Church is located on […]