March 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Commission upholds tax decision from Park River

Svobodny denied abatement by city, county

COUNTY- Walsh County Commission ( WCC) met Tuesday, March 20. Present at the meeting was chairman Lawrence Burianek and commissioners Lauren Wild, Ernie Barta and Karen Anderson, along with auditor Kris Molde.  More...

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Community

Sunset Home, Leisure Estates receive satisfaction award

Pinnacle Insight holds interviews

Lutheran Sunset Home, and its assisted living community, Leisure Estates in Grafton, were recognized and awarded the Pinnacle Customer Experience Award in January 2018 for the 2017 customer experience award is given to care providers who have achieve More...

4-H Crop contestants place

Lilly Bina, of Lankin, won top honors at the State 4-H Crops judging contest. She was high individual scorer in the senior division, with a score of 738. More...

Sunny news from Sunset

Monday we kicked off the week with fitness club. In the afternoon it was time for our high stakes bingo with Money Monday payouts.  More...

Obituaries

Justin Dietrich

Fargo

Justin Lee Dietrich, 32, passed away March 12, 2018.  More...

Doreen Nelson

Edinburg

Doreen Nelson, 75, Edinburg, died Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Good Samaritan Center, Park River. Services will be held Friday, March 23, at 10: 30 a . m . a t Trinity Lutheran Church, Edinburg. Visitation will be Thursday, March 22, from 5- 7 p.m. More...

Evelyn Plutowski

Warsaw

Evelyn Plutowski, 88, Warsaw, died Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Valley Eldercare Center, Grand Forks. Services were held Tuesday, March 20, at 10: 30 a.m. at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, Warsaw. Burial will be at St. More...

School

Keeping their kids close to home

Mini Monarchs Child Care Facility welcomed by Midway district

When the only day care center in Gilby closed in the spring of 2017, two young mothers took action. More...

Minto tops at Academic Olympics competition

Walsh-Pembina event hosts 15 teams of students

More than 100 students from the high schools of Cavalier, Edmore, Grafton, Midway, Minto, North Border Pembina, North Border Walhalla, Park River Area, St. More...

Pump it out

Grafton High School seniors Kenny Kern, front, and Jordan Phillips took time out of their school day last Wednesday morning to make a donation at a blood drive sponsored by the student council. More...

Religion

Hallelujah, he is risen

Local churches observe Holy Week

As Easter approaches, families come together from near and far. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

It is Spring! The end of Lent is near!  Jesus is getting ready to ride a donkey into Jerusalem (Mark 11:1-10). He sends his disciples off into a nearby town to get the donkey. More...

Fall festival plans moving forward

Rental rates for lobby determined

GRAFTON- Parks and Recreation (GPR) met last Wednesday, March 14. Members attending were Brad Burianek, Todd Storey and Cory Burns, as well as director Bill Dahl, business manager Matt Oppegard and recreations manager Mike Steinfeldt.  More...

SUNSHINE KIDS CENTER SPRING carnival

Sutton Nielsen, left, chose to have a smiling sun painted on her right cheek by Karissa Moore. More...

News

Park River man sentenced for 100 counts of child porn

Dishner expresses remorse at hearing

Steven Dishner, 43, of Park River appeared in front of Judge Laurie Fontaine inWalsh County District Court last Wednesday with his attorney Stuart Askew for sentencing on 100 counts of possession of certain materials, a class C felony.  More...

Heitkamp heats up

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp secured the nomination for United States Senate at the 2018 North Dakota Democratic Convention held in Grand Forks, Saturday, March 17. More...

Status hearing encounters technical difficulties

Grzeskowiak threatens assault charges on court

Peter Grzeskowiak, 64, of Warsaw, appeared in Walsh County District Court last week for a status hearing. More...

Happenings

Find the Easter egg, win a prize

Attention readers: the Easter egg pictured below is scattered throughout this edition of The Walsh County Record.  Count the number of times you see the Easter egg, fill out the form below and bring it in to the office or mail it to: The Walsh C More...

SADD fundraiser in Minto

A freewill breakfast fundraiser is scheduled to take place on Sunday, March 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

P.E.O. seeks donations for sale

P.E.O. Chapter X is seeking gently used purses and jewelry for their upcoming “Purses and Pizzazz for a Purpose” Summer Salad Luncheon Sale.  Donations accepted until July 10, 2018. More...

Opinion

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March right on back to class

RECORD EDITORIAL

There has been a lot of talk about student protests this year. Students are beginning to demand changes in the aftermath of gun violence in schools. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  The Bishop O’Reilly Council 3918, Knights of Columbus, Grafton, was planning a “charter night” informal banquet and a dance at the Grafton armory.  More...

Sports

Droog finishes basketball career

Grafton grad helps Comets win NSAA conference tourney

When the final buzzer sounded in the first round of the NAIA Division II National Tournament, Grafton native Garek Droog realized his career at Mayville State University was quickly coming to an end. More...

Youth wrestlers hit mats in Grafton

More than 200 grapplers partake

Youth wrestlers from around the area filled Grafton High School gym last Friday for Grafton’s 12th annual youth wrestling tournament.  “It was one of our best attended in the past 12 years,” said wrestling coach and event organ More...

Magic, Monsters, & Make-Believe

Grafton senior Lindsey Burns performs to "Peter Pan" by Kelsey Ballerini for her final solo as a Grafton Parks and Rec skater last Sunday. More...