2021-03-03 E-Edition

Fire department saves Latraille home

Benefit scheduled at Gully’s on Thursday

GRAFTON—When disaster strikes it usually comes without a warning. That was the case Sunday, Feb. 21, when an automatic ice machine started a fire at the Zach and Becky Latraille residence located at 613 Eastern Avenue in Grafton. Sometime after 2 p.m. in the afternoon Zach and his wife Becky went for a side by side ride with their youngest […]

Sevigny to testify against Senate Bill 2041

Commission approves Gudajtes abatements

COUNTY—The Walsh County Commission at its Tuesday meeting prepared to attack Senate Bill 2041 that would tax exempt privately owned potato warehouses and former grain elevators within city limits of incorporated cities. SB 2041 was introduced by District 10 Senator Janne Myrdal and was discussed to some degree at Saturday’s Walsh County Farm Bureau legislative forum held at Shananigans Restaurant. […]

District 10, 19 legislators discuss 67th Legislative Assembly

Bismarck delegates break for crossover

COUNTY—Approximately 15 people attended a Walsh County Farm Bureau sponsored legislative forum Saturday at Shananigans restaurant in Grafton. District 19 legislators and District 10 Senator Janne Myrdal fielded questions from the crowd and briefed them on the 67th Legislative Assembly currently ongoing in Bismarck. The legislative session has reached crossover prompting legislators to head home, known unofficially as the mid-session […]

Marquez pleads guilty to delivery of meth

Grafton woman placed on three years probation

Roxanna Marquez, 29, of Grafton plead guilty Monday in Northeast District Court to conspiracy to possess with intent to manufacture/deliver methamphetamine. The charge is a Class B felony, which carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and or a $20,000 fine. Pursuant to a plea agreement the remaining four other charges, conspiracy to possession with intent to manufacture/ […]

Charges possible in Minto accident

Zachary Fincher, 21, of Oslo, Minnesota, could be facing charges as a result of driving his 2012 GMC Sierra into a tree on Highway 81, at the south end of Minto, at approximately 16 minutes after midnight on Saturday, Feb. 27. According to North Dakota Highway Patrol, Fincher was heading northbound on Highway 81 entering into the city of Minto […]

PRBC comes out of pandemic fighting

Park River Bible Camp is thrilled to be planning a new camp season. The board of directors and staff alike are very excited to welcome children, adults, friends and family back to the grounds for all the amazing events they have planned for 2021. Executive Director Rebecca Kjelland is, “hopeful about the upcoming camp season.” • March 19-21: Craft Your […]

Police Blotter

Monday, Feb. 15, 1:02 a.m., residence checks on McHugh Avenue; 1:06 a.m., residence checks on Lavergne Avenue; 5:28 p.m., animal at large at Willow Court and Hill Avenue. Tuesday, Feb. 16, 1:03 a.m., warrant on Cooper Avenue; 4:15 a.m., parking violation on Hill Avenue; 4:35 a.m., residence checks on McHugh Avenue; 4:37 a.m., residence checks on Lavergne Avenue; 9:21 a.m., […]

Knights of Columbus sponsor fishfry

A fish fry sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council #3918 will take place Friday, March 12, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. or until gone, at St. John’s Parish Center, Grafton. Cost is $12 per plate, to go meals only. No dine in.

Preschool Registration for Valley-Edinburg Schools

Registration will take place for all preschool students who reside in Valley-Edinburg School District, the week of March 8-12 from 8 a.m. To 4 p.m. at the Valley-Edinburg School office in Hoople. Preschool children who register must reach their 4th birthday before Aug. 1, 2021. Please plan to bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate in order to complete […]