2022-07-06 E-Edition

Minto school embarks on expansion project

Hylden operation looks forward
Robinson named new superintendent

VERNON TOWNSHIP— Last Saturday marked the end of an era in Walsh County as the last tanker of milk was hauled off the Hylden farm in Vernon Township southwest of Park River. Hylden Dairy Farm was started in 1955 by three brothers, Myron, Duane and Donald Hylden. For 67 years, twice a day, four generations of Hyldens and their hired […]

Job Development Authority briefs commission

County’s cash on hand remains strong

COUNTY—Walsh County Job Development Authority ( JDA) Director Angelle French presented the commission with a mid-year report at their July meeting held Tuesday. Since being appointed JDA director early in 2022 French has pooled her resources and partnered with other agencies to put together a number of community projects throughout the county. The JDA so far in 2022 has provided […]

Outfitter charged with operating without a license

Fordville man faces numerous charges

Outfitter Jay Kristopher Jelinek of Fordville is scheduled to appear in Northeast District Court on 13 counts of violation of big game animals. He also faces other charges relating to providing and advertising for outfitter services without a license. Specifically, from Nov. 29 through Dec. 2, 2021, it is alleged Jelinek provided an undercover North Dakota game warden with a […]

Ramirez pleads guilty to burglary

Grafton man sentenced June 29

Ruben Junior Ramirez, 28, of Grafton was sentenced to a year in prison by Northeast District Judge Barbara Whelan June 29 for burglary and unlawful imprisonment. All but 90 days was suspended and he was placed on 30 months supervised probation. Ramirez, back in mid-November of 2021 was charged with burglary at night, a Class B felony; a Class C […]

Grocery delivery

Local Events Calendar:

Thursday, July 7 Grafton Sunshine Senior Citizens Club monthly birthday party, 1:30 p.m., at Senior Center, cake and coffee will be served. Thursday night cookout on Harvey Avenue in Minto, 5 to 7 p.m. sponsored by Knox Presbyterian Church. Free will offering. Greatest Tour on Dirt, 9 a.m., at Minto Community Center, lunch will be served. Monday, July 11 Grafton […]

Bingo at St. Mary’s Catholic Church

St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Park River will host bingo on Sundays, July 31 and Aug. 21, at 4 p.m. and Sundays on Oct. 2 and 30 at 2 p.m. at the parish center. Twenty games will be played including black out bingo, double bingo, X bingo, the large or small picture frame, go bingo and four corners. Cost of […]

Drayton’s 25th annual Riverfest July 14-17

Drayton’s 25th annual Riverfest will be held Thursday, July 14 through Sunday, July 17. The weekend kicks off with a firemen’s burger night from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the firehall and a Valley Cruisers Car Show downtown from 6-8 p.m. There will also be live music from 5 to 7 p.m. by Jazz on Tap. KodaBank and Johnny Bravoz 7th […]

County Court Report

MAY 2022 FORFEITURES Turned left in front of approaching traffic – Israel Rodriguez and Dianne Mae Urbauer, Unlawful use of license plate or tab-section 2, 3, 4, 5 – Heather Ann Barker. Driving without liability insurance driver-second or subsequent violation in three years – Matthew Gordon Cook, Terry T. Gregory and Chi Thien Tran. Disregarding a stop sign – Perry […]