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December 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

McLeod sentenced to four years in prison

PSI reveals Asperger’s syndrome

GRAFTON – After 334 days of incarceration the gavel fell Wednesday, Nov. 28, for Thomas Seth (Ian) McLeod, 19, of Grafton. More...

Special Sections

Community

Christmas comes alive

Tour of Homes this weekend in Grafton

Historic Elmwood of Grafton will present the Christmas Tour of Homes on Saturday, Dec. More...

Conservation Corner

Please take a moment and consider the following statement. More...

'Girl, Wash Your Face'

Morgan's Matters

I like to read books, but I’m a terrible reader. My attention span is nothing but slim, yet on occasion I still like to give reading a try. More...

Obituaries

Manvel Green

St. Thomas

Manvel R. Green, age 86 of St. Thomas, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton.   More...

Kenneth Johnson

Nash

Kenneth E. Johnson, age 93 of Nash, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at Unity Medical Center of Grafton.  More...

Kenneth Barta

Veseleyville

Kenneth Barta, age 66, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at home on the family farm near Veseleyville.  More...

School

'A hug and a smile can go a long way'

Larson wins Kiwanis Teacher of the Year

Every morning, Brittany Larson’s first-grade students line up single file outside the classroom. More...

Spoiler Scoop

Editor’s note: Grafton High School physical education teacher Krysten Stutlien submitted this week’s Spoiler Scoop. Stutlien reflects on how her duties have improved her students’ experience in her classes.  More...

Navigators of the Week

Grafton Century Elementary Navigators of the week of Nov. 26-30 are, front from left, Julissa Garcia, Noelani Fontaine, Isabella Dumas, Jordan Marting and Markus Moe. More...

Religion

A season of faithful preparation

Sunday marked beginning of Advent

“ How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that brings good tidings,” — (Isaiah 52:7)  The calendar says December is the end of the year, but the Christian calendar marks this time of the year as the beginning of th More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

The book of Acts, chapter 11, tells us the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch. Have you ever wondered about that? More...

Barta named chairman of Walsh County Commission Tuesday

Board divides county portfolios

COUNTY—Commissioner Ernie Barta will take the reins of the Walsh County Commission from outgoing chairman Lawrence Burianek.  Barta inherits a commission that will be highlighted by the legislative session in Bismarck set to kick-off in Ja More...

Police force will maintain its nine officers

Water department urges shutoffs when gone

GRAFTON – Committees of Grafton City Council met Monday, Dec. 3, in preparation for the city council meeting scheduled for Dec. 10, at 6 p.m. More...

News

Chamber welcome

Grafton Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors welcome Shakti Moon to the Grafton business community Friday, Nov. 23. Front, from left, are owners Gabriela Lopez, Manuel “Jesse” Lopez and chamber director Shirley Burns.  More...

Foundation announces campaign chairs

Event launching mid-January

Unity Medical Center Foundation (UMCF) has named Rondee Boe- Feltman and Todd Burianek co-chairs of its capital campaign in sup- port of the upcoming $ 1 7 M expansion of Unity Medical Center.  More...

First Care Health Center employees recognized

DanielYoung and Darryl Hell, both of Park River, were recently recognized as community stars for their excellence in providing healthcare to the community.  Young is director of purchasing and respiratory therapy at First Care Health Center in P More...

Happenings

DCC hosting bonspiel

Drayton Curling Club’s fifth annual Catfish Capital Open Bonspiel is Friday, Dec. 14 through Sunday, Dec. 16. A raffle for a Ford F-150 pickup will be drawn during the bonspiel. More...

December Story Hour

Pembina County Story Lady says, “I’ve got stories to beat the band – The Band In A Bag, that is.” December Story Hour will include “Jingle Bells,” “The Petes Go Marching,” and “I Want A Hippopotam More...

Community Christmas party

The 33rd annual nondenominational Community Christmas Eve Party for anyone alone on Christmas Eve will be held at St. John’s Parish Center on Monday, Dec. 24, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.  More...

Opinion

H. W. Bush one of the best

RECORD EDITORIAL

The 1980s was a great decade it had two fine Republican presidents. One was flamboyant and brass the other was steady and prudent. It is with sadness and a longing for a better time that we remember George H. W. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 years  A Walsh County Record subscription only cost $4 a year for North Dakota residents. With a subscription each issue delivered cost less then $.04.  Sharon Kaye Lunde wed Donald Duane Ganssle at St. More...

Sports

Spoilers roll past Thunder at home

Grafton starts 2018-19 season with back-to-back victories

TThe Grafton Spoilers girls basketball team hosted the Hatton-Northwood (H-NW) Thunder in a Super Region 2 game on Monday for their home opener.  The Spoilers dominated the first half and powered their way to a 66-40 home victory, putting their More...

Grafton grapplers hit the mats

Grafton's Kruiser Burns, front, awaits a whistle from the referee during the Spoilers first home wrestling meet in Grafton on Tuesday. More...

G-PR crumbles to Devils Lake in final minutes

Spoilers lead 3-1 early in third period

The Grafton-Park River (G-PR) Spoilers hockey team hosted their second home game of the season on Monday when they played the Devils Lake (DL) Firebirds at the Grafton Centennial Center.  More...