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Franchuk joins county commission
ND budget outlines need for cuts, priorities, Dalrymple says
I-94 now open between Dickinson and Valley City
Standing Rock casino becomes refuge as storm hits protest camp
Blizzard blasts region with up to 19 inches of snow, howling winds that close down most ND roads
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Bulldogs boys basketball stressing defense to take next step
NCAA puts a stop to NDSU 'Thunderstruck" intro video for playoffs
Goedert having 'dream' season for South Dakota State
NDSU's Werner not opposed to playing North Dakota twice in one season
As Wild road trip wears on, Graovac accustomed to suitcase living
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
Barbara Rose Secrest
Audrey J. Cline
John R. Metz
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
July 20, 2016
Tuesday storm delivers new blow to weather-battered towns, farms
CRYSTAL—Janet Schmitz was in awe at the damage caused by storms that plowed through the town of Crystal Tuesday evening. "It's a wreck,"...
July 20, 2016 - 10:27pm
July 7, 2016
Five arrested in vandalism of Pisek church, priceless painting
PISEK — Five suspects have been arrested in connection with vandalism that left a Pisek church temporarily closed and coated a priceless 124-year-old oil painting with fire extinguisher retardant. The Walsh County Sheriff's Department arrested Joshua Trebor Weis, 19, Bowdon, N.D.;...
July 7, 2016 - 10:09pm
June 13, 2016
Man hit by train in Grand Forks was subject of welfare check
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A Grafton man found dead on the railroad tracks near the Grand Forks Amtrak station Friday has been identified by the Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office as 50-year-old Jon Robert Engelland. Walsh County authorities notified Grand Forks law enforcement agencies...
June 13, 2016 - 1:57pm
November 28, 2015
Family mourns husband, father at center of missing person search earlier this month
WALSH COUNTY, N.D. -- It was two days after the prayer service for his father that Jacob Vorachek played in his first hockey game. Wearing his dad's No. 12, Jacob, 13, was the starting center, taking the first faceoff for the Grand Forks Thunder, a traveling team. Travis Vorachek...
November 28, 2015 - 6:00am
November 19, 2015
After being used to search for missing hunter, sheriff says drones serve to help the public
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A missing hunter in Walsh County brought the use of unmanned aircraft for public good into the spotlight earlier this month. The Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office operated the aircraft during the search for Grand Forks resident Travis Vorachek, one of several...
November 19, 2015 - 11:30pm
November 10, 2015
No signs of foul play in missing hunter's death, authorities say
WHITMAN, N.D. -- There is no indication foul play was involved in the death of a Grand Forks hunter who went over the weekend near here, according...
November 10, 2015 - 3:21pm
November 9, 2015
Grand Forks man still missing on third day of searching in Walsh County
WHITMAN, N.D. -- A second day of searching has not brought home a Grand Forks hunter who went missing Saturday in Walsh County. Law enforcement...
November 9, 2015 - 11:44am
November 7, 2015
Search to continue Sunday for missing hunter in Walsh County
WHITMAN, N.D. -- The Walsh County Sheriff’s Department and volunteers will continue their efforts today to locate a hunter who went missing Saturday. Walsh County Sheriff Ron Jurgens said his department began searching for a 45-year-old man at about 10 a.m. Saturday in the southwest...
November 7, 2015 - 10:56pm
August 28, 2015
3 arrested for Grafton string of vehicle break-ins
GRAFTON — Three people are in jail on a variety of charges in connection to a rash of vehicle break-ins in Grafton last weekend. Michael Armin Johnson, 30, Grafton, and Ronald Francis Nelson Vondal, 26, Bismarck, were jailed Thursday in the Walsh County Jail in Grafton, while Karly...
News/crime and courts
August 28, 2015 - 11:44pm
July 21, 2015
Letter: ND counties revive infamous ‘separate but equal’ doctrine
Following the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of marriage equality, Kathy Schwab, the Stark County recorder, and Diane Link, the Walsh County recorder, indicated that — because of their religious views — they were uncomfortable issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The...
July 21, 2015 - 2:53pm
July 14, 2015
Walsh County recorder declines to issue same-sex licenses
GRAFTON — Walsh County Commission last week granted a request from County Recorder Diane Link to relieve her of marriage licensing and officiating duties after she said it would go against her beliefs to grant licenses to same-sex couples. Link said she believes marriage is between...
July 14, 2015 - 10:33pm
April 17, 2015
Truck carrying coal caused wildfires along Interstate 29, sheriff suspects
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Grass fires along a roughly 60-mile stretch of Interstate 29 Wednesday could have been caused by burning pieces of coal falling...
April 17, 2015 - 2:49pm
May 16, 2014
GF police informant’s sentencing canceled
GRAND FORKS — A Grand Forks County judge has canceled a sentencing hearing for a police informant convicted of theft but has not revealed his reason for doing so. Steven Harold Anderson, 59, was set to be sentenced on a felony theft charge Friday, but his hearing was canceled without...
News/crime and courts
May 16, 2014 - 9:58pm
April 11, 2014
High waters in Walsh County: Drivers tempt fate on flooded roads as sandbagging begins
MINTO — There was more than 3 feet of water flowing over a section of U.S. Highway 81 on Thursday morning, but the driver of the car was intent...
April 11, 2014 - 12:04am
April 1, 2014
Rescue mission complete: Plows clear path through storm for stranded travelers, sheriff
GRAND FORKS — Walsh County Sheriff Lauren Wild was stranded along Interstate 29 east of Grafton for about six hours during a blizzard Monday...
April 1, 2014 - 11:41pm