2018-08-29

2018-08-29 E-Edition

Hope, Healing, Horses

Carla Grossman starts A Fine Place to Heal near Minto

MINTO – Carla Grossman has an eye for the wallflowers, as she likes to call them. When she’d visit CL Horse Connection near Bemidji, Minnesota, Grossman had her favorites, like Mercury, affectionately nicknamed Skeletor, because the retired carriage horse was skin and bones. Grossman was actually spending so much time with the horses that her boss, Minto farmer Louis Slominski […]

Minto trailer house a total loss

Cause of fire unknown

MINTO – A Minto family lost everything in a Saturday night house fire. The family was home at the time, but made it out safely, according to Minto Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mark Wilson. The community is collecting clothing items for Raul and Kayla Rodriguez and their two daughters, whose trailer home was a total loss in the house fire […]

Notice of estimated property tax letters sent

Do not pay off this statement

GRAFTON – Walsh County Treasurer’s Office mailed out a “notice of estimated property tax and hearing dates” for properties in Walsh County this week. According to Walsh County Auditor Kri s Molde this is not a bill, but rather an estimate of what your taxes may be when the county mails tax statements in December. These are estimated taxes based […]

Hantavirus-related death reported in northeast North Dakota



North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) announced that a resident of North Dakota has become sick and passed away from Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS), a rare but potentially fatal disease spread by infected rodent droppings, urine and saliva. The individual, an adult female from the northeast portion of the state, did have possible contact with rodent urine or droppings or […]

Outside work



Finishing touches were done around the former location of Marketplace on 8th in Grafton. Black top was being laid last week along with landscaping in areas.

County Court Report



JUNE 2018 DISPOSITIONS Rick Lee Guderjahn, Hoople, driving under suspension-fourth or subsequent offense in five years. Defendant shall pay $735 in fines and fees. Defendant shall serve one year unsupervised probation, violate no criminal laws and 90 days in Walsh County Correction Center with first serve five days with credit given for five days served. Rick Lee Guderjahn, Hoople, refusal […]

Grafton man faces five felony charges

Stolen vehicle report reveals domestic violence dispute

Ronald Impola, 61, Grafton, made his initial appearance in Walsh County District Court on Monday in front of Judge Barbara Whelan. Impola is charged with reckless endangerment (extreme indifference), terrorizing an adult victim, intentional interference with an emergency call, felonious restraint and theft of more than $1,000 and less than $10,000, all class C felonies. Charges stem from an incident […]

Minto Benefit Bridge group to resume play



The Minto Benefit Bridge group will resume play on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at the home of Ellen Misialek with Roberta Mohagen and Becky Coty as hostesses. Supper will begin at 6 p.m. followed by a short meeting and card playing. Dues are $20. If anyone is interested in joining, call a member. The Grand Forks group includes Eunice Greicar, Bonnie […]

Grandma’s Attic Sale is back



Grandma’s Attic Sale will return to Grafton Federated Church Saturday, Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The sale will be held in the church dining room, located on the lower level. Guests are invited to come down and shop for all kinds of treasures including holiday decorations, small kitchen items, purses, bags, jewelry, scarves, books, decorative items, accessories […]