Grafton

Man Found Guilty In Daughter’s Death

Steven Aune was accused of shooting his 36-year old daughter during a family argument.

GRAFTON, N.D. (KFGO) – A jury has found an Adams man guilty of manslaughter. Steven Aune was accused of shooting his 36-year old daughter during a family argument. Aune was originally charged with murder. The defense argued that the shooting was not an intentional act. The victim was transported to a Park River hospital where she died. The court has…

Grafton Woman Killed, Man Hurt In Motorcycle Crash

tried to avoid colliding with another vehicle on Highway 18

GRAFTON, N.D. — A woman is dead and a man is seriously hurt after the motorcycle they were riding tipped over and threw both to the ground. North Dakota Highway Patrol says the accident happened at 4:20 p.m. Saturday near Grafton. The driver, 50-year-old James Olafson of Edinburg, tried to avoid colliding with another vehicle on Highway 18. His passenger,…

UPDATE: Man Who Fled Traffic Stop Near Grafton Turns Himself In

Julio Mendoza was last seen wearing blue jean shorts and a red shirt

UPDATE – The North Dakota Highway Patrol says Julio Mendoza turned himself in Monday night at the Walsh County Law Enforcement Center. He has been charged with driving while license revoked and fleeing or attempting to elude a peace officer   GRAFTON, N.D. — Authorities search a Campbell Farms warehouse near Grafton after a man runs from a highway patrol traffic…

Walsh County Man Charged With Murder

Steven Aune was arrested Wednesday after shooting a 36-year-old woman at his home near Adams, North Dakota

ADAMS, ND — A woman is dead and a family member is behind bars in Walsh County and charged with her murder. 65-year-old Steven Aune was arrested Wednesday after shooting a 36-year-old woman at his home near Adams, North Dakota, near Grafton. The sheriff was called and said Aune was suicidal and had a gun. The victim was taken to the…

Grafton, Thompson Advance to Region 2 Girls Basketball Final

The Spoilers beat Park River/Fordville-Lankin, while the Tommies took down May-Port CG

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Each of the better seeds have advanced in the North Dakota Region 2 girls basketball tournament. Top-seeded Grafton knocked off 4-seed Park River/Fordville-Lankin in Tuesday’s semifinal 56-45. Two-seed Thompson, looking to repeat as Region 2 champs, held off 3-seed May-Port CG 59-48. The Tommies and Spoilers play for a state tournament berth on Thursday night at…

House And Garage Lost In Fire South of Grafton

Crews from Minto and Grafton responded to the fire

WARSAW, N.D. — Firefighters spent hours battling a fire that destroyed a house and garage in Warsaw, south of Grafton. Crews from Minto and Grafton responded to the fire. They remained on scene through the afternoon putting out hot spots. Two adults and several children got out safely. The parents were trying to put out the fire when crews arrived on…

Contractor Killed In Freak Accident At Landfill Is Identified

Danny Howard Was Run Over By A Dump Truck And Payloader Saturday Afternoon

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the contractor killed in a freak accident at the Jamestown landfill. The patrol says 65-year-old Danny Howard of Grand Forks was working at the landfill Saturday afternoon when a dump truck being pushed by a payloader ran over him. Officials say the payloader was attempting to push start the unoccupied dump…

Contractor Killed In Freak Accident At Jamestown Landfill

The 65-year-old contractor was working in the landfill when he was struck and run over by a dump truck and payloader

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A contractor was killed Saturday afternoon in a freak accident at the Jamestown landfill. The North Dakota Highway Patrol say the 65-year-old contractor was working in the landfill when he was struck and run over by a dump truck and payloader. He was pronounced dead at Jamestown Regional Medical Center. The payloader was trying to push start the…

ND Prep Football Roundup: Central Cass Downs Devils Lake

Lietz records four touchdowns in CC win.

CASSELTON, N.D. — The Central Cass Squirrels took down Devils Lake 39-19. Jonah Lietz had 290 yards and four touchdowns to become the all-time leader. Shanley picked up win number two by shutting out Grafton 49-0. Hillsboro-Central Valley also won via the shutout. the Burros defeated Northern Cass 41-0. Sheyenne steam rolled Legacy 47-7. Century took down Red River 35-6….