January 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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Community

Joining together as one giving heart

More non-profits participating in online fundraiser

Giving Hearts Day - now in its 11th year - continues to grow in the number of nonprofits participating including entities located in Walsh County.  More...

Are schools really safe?

Inside out

If you’re a parent, the first day you send your kid(s) on their own to school can be bittersweet. For some, like me, it’s a day filled with tears both happy and sad. More...

New Arrival

Clay Jacob Kilzer, son of Jeff and Mel Kilzer of Bentley, was born Jan. 5, 2018. At birth he weighed 9 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 22 inches. More...

Obituaries

Darrell Wegge

Grand Forks

Darrell Lamonte Wegge, age 84 of Grand Forks, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at Valley Eldercare in Grand Forks.  A memorial service was held Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Amundson Funeral Home in Grand Forks. More...

Gilmen Northagen

Lakota

Gilmen Northagen, 89, of Lakota and formerly of rural Dahlen, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at Good Samaritan Society in Lakota.  More...

Shirley Tisdale

St. Thomas

Shirley M. Tisdale, age 76, of St. Thomas, passed away Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at Unity Medical Center, Grafton, under the care of Altru Hospice. More...

School

A partnership with potential

Students’ recycling project bound for FBLA competition

After launching a project to promote recycling in their community, three North Valley Career and Technology Center students are preparing to present that project at Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competition.  More...

The Spoiler Scoop

Century kindergartners go on arctic adventure   After returning from winter break, Century kindergarten set off on an “Arctic Adventure.” January’s below zero temperatures sure gave us a taste of arctic weather! Brrr! More...

Applications sought for Kelsey’s Courage Scholarship

Kelsey’s Courage Non-Profit Scholarship Foundation has celebrated its fifth year of giving a $500 scholarship to a North Dakota high school senior.  More...

Sheriff’s department better equipped to handle opioid overdoses

County health provides grant, training for Narcan

COUNTY – Opioid addiction has reached Walsh County and the sheriff’s department, with the help of Walsh County Health Department, has taken an active role in treatment and prevention of the epidemic. More...

Brooks Harper shines light on positivity, hard work

Grafton eighth grade, SOAR receives message of attitude, opportunity

GRAFTON – Brooks Harper is a likeable guy. He’s funny, charismatic, confident, and a positive thinker. It’s no surprise he is also a successful motivational speaker and a two-time author. More...

News

Judge sets jury trial for Grzeskowiak

Probable cause found on three counts

A preliminary hearing for defendant Peter John Grzeskowiak, 63, of Warsaw, was held last Friday in Walsh County District Court in front of Judge Anthony Benson.  He was arrested on multiple charges including aggravated assault and terrorizing, b More...

Edinburg man arrested on gross sexual imposition charges

Vrooman faces up to 20 years and $20k in fines

Jeremy Vrooman, 34, of Edinburg was arrestedThursday on the charge of gross sexual imposition, a Class A felony. Vrooman appeared in Walsh County District Court in front of Judge Laurie Fontaine Friday morning for a bond hearing.  More...

County Court Report

NOVEMBER 2017 DISPOSITIONS  More...

Happenings

Kongsvinger Banquet to support Sunshine Home

Kongsvinger Lutheran Church of rural Oslo is holding its annual Valentine Banquet on Friday, Feb. 16, beginning at 6:30 p.m.  More...

Northlands Rescue Mission to present in Grafton Feb. 1

Northlands Rescue Mission staff invites local residents to bring a brown bag lunch and join them during noon hour on Thursday, Feb. 1, for their “Meet the Mission” Road Show at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Grafton.  More...

Church women plan luncheon

St. Mary’s Altar Society will host their annual soup and sandwich luncheon and bake sale Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Soup options include potato, vegetable beef, chicken tortilla or knoephla. More...

Opinion

Immigration compromise

RECORD EDITORIAL

Last week President Donald Trump finally found a supposed compromise on immigration. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 years  More...

Sports

Mustangs host Spoilers in Super Region 2 matchup

Grafton wins to improve season record to 10-1

The Midway-Minto (M-M) Mustangs hosted Super Region 2’s number-two seeded Grafton Spoilers last Friday in Minto where the Mustangs battled to keep the score close but were unable to keep up with Grafton’s offense, resulting in a 57-43 hom More...

M-M travels to Hillsboro

Mustangs fall to undefeated Burros

The Midway-Minto (M-M) Mustangs boys basketball team traveled to Hillsboro last Thursday to face Super Region 2’s number-one Hillsboro- Central Valley (H-CV) Burros.  The Mustangs fought hard in the second quarter to lead the unde- feated More...

G-PR takes Parents' Night loss to Bruins

Spoilers unable to battle back

The Grafton-Park River (G-PR) Spoilers hosted an EDC hockey game against the Fargo South- Shanley Bruins during Parents’ Night on Tuesday and suffered a 5-2 loss.  Andrew Larson tended goal for all three periods with five saves in the firs More...