2018-09-05 E-Edition

KICKING OFF “Coop & Poop”

Zahradkas share vlog about life on the farm

ADAMS – Early this summer, Justin and Molly Zahradka were out with some friends talking about life. Their friends were pretty astonished by what Justin, 24, and Molly, 23, did on a daily basis. It inspired the Zahradkas to start “Coop & Poop,” a series of vlogs, or video blogs, on YouTube, featuring the good, the bad and the ugly […]


A bolt of lightning lights up a large, puffy cloud during a quiet but bright thunderstorm late last Friday night near Grafton.

Palmer amaranth found in North Dakota

Early detection is the key

NORTH DAKOTA – Palmer amaranth ( Amaranthus palmeri), an aggressive pigweed species similar in appearance to waterhemp, has been positively identified for the first time in North Dakota in McIntosh County. A farmer showed the suspect plants to a local crop consultant, who then contacted a North Dakota State University (NDSU) weed specialist. The suspect plants have been confirmed as […]

Drain 87 bypass

The gravel road by the airport is going to be used as a bypass for Highway 17 while a new box culvert is being installed over the next couple of weeks. It is a Department of Transportation approved gravel road with 8” of gravel on it.

3,134 citations issued during Click it or Ticket enforcement campaign

Law enforcement agencies across the state participated in the Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign from July 1, 2018 through Aug. 12, 2018 to help save lives on North Dakota roads. A total of 3,134 citations were attributed to the added enforcement patrols. Of the total citations, 1,194 were citations for failure to wear a seat belt and 36 were […]

WWI Centennial Commemoration events scheduled across North Dakota

The centennial celebration of the end of WWI is fast approaching. There will be major events across the state beginning the end of September and seminars will be sponsored in major cities across the state. Dates and times are mentioned on our website at ww1cc.org/ nd WI North Dakota Centennial Chairman Darrell Dorgan says the group would like you to […]

County Court Report

JUNE 2018 DISPOSITIONS Tessa Maren Peterka, Pisek, possession/ consumption of alcohol by person under 21. Defendant shall pay $250 in fees. Defendant shall serve six months deferred imposition, pay all fines and fees as ordered, attend minor in possession seminar, six months unsupervised probation, violate no criminal laws and set up payment schedule. Anders Douglas Rose, Grafton, possession/consumption of alcohol […]

Life Skills & Transition Center Employees of the Quarter

The winner of Life Skills and Transition Center’ s Wellness Star of the Quarter for April- June 2018 is Kelly Kringstad. Kringstad’s nomination read: “Being such a kind and caring person, Kelly organized and got volunteers, as well as helped tell most volunteers their duties to organize a potato bake fundraiser for Chris Larson. The fundraiser was to ease the […]

Walsh County burn ban still in effect

Walsh County has implemented a fire ban on all open burning until further notice. Although there was some much needed rain, it is not enough to lift the burn ban. Hold all burning until conditions improve and the burn ban is lifted. This also includes all backyard fire pits.