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What is Grafton to you?

North Star Credit Union launches "Community Capture" project

When one looks at the city of Grafton, some see a small quiet town with a few select places to eat or hang out and neighbors close by. But is that really all that Grafton is? More...

The world as we know it

Inside out

Previously I shared my thoughts on a school shooting that took place in Benton, Kentucky, on Jan. 22. Since then, there have been two more shootings within just a few weeks of each other.  More...

Dabble with Dell

I wonder how many different kinds of pancakes there are? I love potato pancakes. I read not too long ago that peanut butter ones were good. I like peanuts, however I certainly didn’t like those. Maybe it was because they were cooked. More...

Obituaries

Mavis Nelson

Park River

Mavis E. Nelson, age 82 of Park River, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018, at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks. More...

LaVonne Anderson

Drayton

LaVonne Anderson, 96, rural Drayton, died Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.  Services will be held Saturday, March 3, at 11 a.m., in Skjeberg Lutheran Church, rural Drayton. More...

Millie Loseth

Grafton

Millie Loseth, 93, died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at 4000 Valley Square-Woodside Village, Grand Forks.  Services were held Sunday, Feb. 25, in Amundson Funeral Home, Grand Forks. Interment will be in Memorial Park North Cemetery, Grand Forks. More...

School

Pathways to success

GPS MTSS team presents at national conference

Educators from Grafton Public Schools were chosen from among 19,000 applications to present at the National Title I conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Feb. 8-11.  More...

Classroom assignment of Olympic proportion

Curling subject of unique project

Grafton students had an assignment of Olympic proportion during the month of February in observance of the international games taking place in South Korea.  More...

School Calendar

Thursday, March 1  Midway School parentteacher conferences, 4-8:30 p.m.  Friday, March 2  No school at Fordville- Lankin, Grafton, Minto, Park River Area, St. Thomas and Valley-Edinburg.  Saturday, March 3  More...

Religion

Quartet to lead worship at Drayton

Skjeberg Lutheran and Drayton Lutheran will have one worship service at Skjeberg on Sunday, March 11, at 10 a.m. The men’s quartet from Association Free Lutheran Bible School (AFLBS) will lead the worship. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

When pride becomes your downfall   Years ago, when I was studying to become a minister at MidAmerica Nazarene University, a professor dedicated the class time to teaching on sexual temptation in ministry. More...

Regional council accepting housing project applications

Pending grant funding, home rehab program moves to Minto

MINTO- Red River Regional Council ( RRRC) is partnered with Walsh County Job Development Authority and the City of Minto to improve homes of Minto residents pending grant funding. More...

FRANKLY, MY DEER...

A herd of white-tailed deer were spotted in Walsh County casually munching on the grass under the snow. They are known to eat over 600 different plants. White-tailed deer are most active at dawn or dusk and gather in same-sex groups to graze. More...

News

Pembina and Walsh counties award funds for community projects

Commissioners in Pembina and Walsh counties recently awarded funds to cities for community betterment projects as part of the Half Mill Self- Help Program. More...

Rally for state-bound Spoilers

Before the state tournament, the Spoilers hockey team celebrated their journey with a pep rally held at the Centennial Center on Wednesday, Feb. 21. John Maxwell joined the celebration and played the national anthem on his trumpet. More...

The Browne report

Single dadhood, six years on   Good Lord it’s been six years!  Six years since my children’s mother sent them to live with me. My son was 10, my daughter was five. More...

Happenings

PNA's annual Polish Food Festival March 24 in Minto

Polish National Alliance (PNA) will hold its 13th Annual Polish Food Festival on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at Minto Community Center.  Come out and enjoy a funfilled day of food as well as a Polish store and silent auction. More...

District 2 Legion Auxiliary spring meeting set for March 6

The American Legion Auxiliary District 2 meeting will be held in Larimore on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Auxiliary Unit 97 of Larimore will host.  More...

Time to Gear Up for preschool

The annual “Gearing Up for Preschool” open house for Century Primary and Upper Valley programs for the upcoming 2018-19 school year will be held at Century Primary in Grafton on Wednesday, March 14, from 9-11:30 a.m., and noon to 2 p.m. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

A conservative compromise

RECORD EDITORIAL

" What one does and what one says is a pretty good criterion of what one is."— Rilie R. Morgan, Nov. 7, 1923   More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Yvonne B. Narloch, daughter of Leon Narloch of Minto, and Sylvester A. Lunski of Grafton, son of Mrs. Tom Keeler of Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, were married in St. John’s Catholic Church in Grafton.  More...

Sports

Grafton boys earn second in Region 2

Albrecht lights up scoreboard with 33

The Grafton Spoilers took on the Thompson Tommies for the first time in the 2017-18 basketball season last Friday in Grafton.  After a few lead changes in the first quarter, the Spoilers pulled ahead and maintained a grip on the lead throughout, More...

G-PR takes on Jamestown

Spoilers cap off season at state

The Grafton-Park River (G-PR) Spoilers lined up against the Jamestown Blue Jays in a consolation semi- final game of the state tournament last Friday at the Olympic Arena. More...

Spoilers place third at the Betty

D-V-E cuts it close in final quarter

The Grafton Spoilers faced off against the Drayton-Valley- Edinburg (D-V-E) Titans in the third place game of the Super Region 2 girls basketball tournament at the Betty last Thursday.  D-V-E fought to cut Grafton’s lead to seven at halfti More...