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April 17, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Grafton School board wraps up negotiations

District releases offerings for summer school

GRAFTON— The Grafton School Board Negotiations Committee recently approved two-year negotiated agreement with its teachers, who are organized under the name of Grafton Education Association.  More...

Special Sections

Community

A little library project

Grafton women pair up for book drive

Little libraries are popping up around Grafton.  More...

Dabble with Dell

Happy Easter! As a rule ham is served at Easter time. Amish folk like it with peaches. Pineapple is good I know and that I like. I am going to try their way of cooking it. Here is their recipe for preparing it. What do you think?   More...

Four generations

This four generation photo shows Solomon Schanilec ( 4), his mother, Kassia Schanilec ( 29), Kassia’s grandfather, Gisvaldo Oliveira (74) and Kassia’s father, Gilmar Oliveira (51). More...

Obituaries

Woodrow Moffett

Park River

Woodrow Wayne “Woody” Moffett, age 73 of Park River, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Sanford Hospital of Fargo with his daughter, Priscilla, at his side.  More...

Gail Meberg

Park River

Gail Meberg, age 93 of Park River, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019, at Park River Good Samaritan Center.  More...

Bonnie Stuberg Gray

Leeds

Bonnie Stuberg Gray, 90, Leeds, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Towner County Living Center in Cando.  Services were held Monday, April 15, at Nelson Funeral Home in Leeds. More...

School

A Night In the STARS

RIGHT: Dazzling in red during Grafton's prom on Saturday night are Sophia Storey and her date Liam Perez. The theme was A Night In the Stars. More...

North Valley DECA students earn trip to national conference

Submitted by North Valley Career and Technology Center student Kennedy Shereck  More...

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATOR

Valley-Edinburg's Schulz chosen for tour of Poland

When Alisha Schulz’s students start her Holocaust studies, typically one of the first questions she’s asked is if she’s ever traveled to any of the sites.  More...

Religion

From the Pastor’s Desk

“Be self controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.” I Peter 5:8  More...

Commission discusses planning and zoning

Park board approves $16,180 for dock at Homme Dam

COUNTY— The Walsh County Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC) is trying to keep better track of new construction in the county.  The PZC met for the first time in five years almost to the date, when the group gathered Monday at Walsh Count More...

Restemayer sentenced to three years supervised probation

VARS receives $127,853 in restitution

GRAFTON—Even though James ( Jim) Russell Restemayer, 48, of Dickinson, plead guilty to a Class A felony, the Grafton native will receive no jail time for the taking of more than $100,000 from Valley Ambulance and Rescue Service ( VARS). More...

News

Easter fun and games

Rylee Schulz is all excited to sit with the Easter bunny at the Sunshine Kids Center Easter Carnival and Egg Hunt held last Saturday at the Park River school. More...

Kringstad’s A felony charge diverted

Case will remain open for three years

The case involving Robert (Bobby) Kringstad, 34, of Grafton, came to an abrupt end Wedn esday, March 10 when both parties Kelley Cole, Walsh County States Attorney and the defendant’s attorney Peter Welte came to an agreement on what is termed More...

Leistikow Park escapes flood damage

Campground reservations filling up

Grafton Parks and Recreation (GPR) is moving from flood preparations to getting ready for spring and summer programs.  More...

Happenings

Norwegian meal May 5

A Norwegian meal will be served Sunday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Grafton.  On the menu is ham and mashed potatoes, meatballs, sweet soup, potato klub, lefse, rommegrat and Norwegian baking. More...

Divine Mercy Sunday devotions, bratwurst feed

A Divine Mercy Sunday devotion and bratwurst feed will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Pisek.  Come early and stay late by joining in for Mass at 10:30 a.m. More...

Pancakes at Lankin Legion

The Lankin Legion is hosting a pancake and French toast breakfast Sunday, May 5, from 9:30 am. to 1 p.m.  For a freewill offering, the legion is serving all you can eat French toast, pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee. Everyone welcome. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

State's crisis of crime

RECORD EDITORIAL

Last week’s court case involving James “Jim” Restemayer brings into light the crisis the state currently has with regard to its prison system.  Restemayer plead guilty to a Class A felony for misappropriation of funds, admittin More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Audry Greenwood of Hensel was chosen valedictorian of the 1959 graduating class at Crystal High School. Betty Schultz of Crystal was named salutatorian.  Montelle Boone was reelected president of the Grafton Curlers.  More...

Sports

Spoilers fall behind Burros at home

Grafton unable to cut into H-CV's lead

The Grafton Spoilers baseball team hosted the Hillsboro- Central Valley (H-CV) Burros in their home opener Tuesday where the Burros came on strong, exploding with seven runs in the first inning. More...

Aggies shutout Cardinals at home

Zavalney, Thompson team up on the mound

first inning but the Aggies got on the board with three runs in the bottom of the second. Thompson led off the inning with a double before Bryce Wood reached first on a walk. More...

Hushing the haters

From the sidelines

I’ll be honest, I am not a golf fan whatsoever. I’ve never played a round in my life or had much interest in watching others do so but I have, however, taken some interest in the aftermath of the Masters last Sunday.  More...