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Relay For Life hoping for hand-off

Committee co-chairs stepping down, hoping for someone to step up

Relay For Life has been put on hold for the time being, as co-chairs Renae Fayette and Kris Molde step down from their positions.  The 20-year-old fundraiser, which was begun by Julie Vanderplaats, has had quite an impact on the Walsh County com More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

Easter is right around the corner and we are hoping everyone has a happy Easter surrounded by loved ones.  This week’s activities  Thursday, March 29: Game Day, 3 p.m.; movie night, 6:30 p.m.  Friday, March 30: Clergy visits; nai More...

Sunny news from Sunset

We started off the week with Monday morning fitness club. The afternoon was spent playing our favorite game, Money Monday Bingo.  More...

Obituaries

Harriet Omlie

Grand Forks

Harriet M. Omlie, age 90, of Grand Forks and formerly of Lankin, passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at Woodside Village, Grand Forks.  More...

Erlene Ray

Cavalier

Erlene Ray, 97, of Cavalier, passed away Monday, March 26, 2018, at Unity Medical Center, Grafton. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 29, at 2 p.m. at Cavalier Presbyterian Church, Cavalier. More...

Margaret Galle

Erskine

Margaret Galle, 96, of Erskine, Minnesota and formerly of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, died Thursday, March 22, 2018, at Pioneer Memorial Care Center, Erskine, Minnesota. More...

School

Reflections on ‘The Girl in the Mirror’

Counselors provide support after play addressing mental health, suicide

Editor’s note: Because of sensitive subject matter addressing mental health and suicide in Grafton High School’s Far Off Broadway production of “The Girl in the Mirror,” counseling staff at Grafton Public School was made avail More...

Jumping through hoops for healthy hearts

Century students raise more than $6,000 for AHA

Century Elementary School physical education instructor Laurie Sieben coordinated another successful Hoops For Heart, Jump Rope For Heart fundraiser to benefit the American Heart Association. More...

St. Thomas School names students of the quarter

St. Thomas Public School recently named students of the quarter. They are Brian Sisk, a junior at St. More...

Religion

The Passion of Christ

St. John’s Catholic presents live Stations of the Cross

Holy Week is approaching, as is Christ’s resurrection. In honor of such, St. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Why we desperately need Easter   More...

Firefighters to host annual event

Over 1,000 tickets expected to be sold

GRAFTON- The 7th annual fundraiser for Grafton Volunteer Fire Department will be held on Saturday, April 7 at the Grafton Centennial Center. The event runs from 4 p.m. until 12: 30 a. m. More...

Polish National Alliance Festival

Krystian Gudajtes, center, is all smiles as both Sophia Geddes, left, and Brynan Medbery grab onto his hands during their colorful performance in Minto. More...

News

Tradition through generations

Long-time PNA dance teacher Sandy Schuster holds onto her grandson Isaac Peterson while speaking to the large crowd during the 13th annual PNA Polish Food Festival last Saturday at the Minto Community Center.   More...

Efforts give schools new testing option

State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler said 17 North Dakota school districts have been cleared to use the ACT exam in place of a required state math and English achievement test for high school students. More...

Millennial Views

Kids on a mission   More...

Happenings

Police Blotter

March 19, 8:34 a.m., request for a welfare check at an undisclosed location.  March 19, 3:49 p.m., report of a traffic accident at the intersection of Griggs Avenue and West 15th Street. More...

Local Events Calendar:

Monday, April 2  P.E.O. community blood drive at Grafton Armory from 12:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. Contact Sue Callahan at 352-3945 or at 520-1426 for an appointment or to donate.  Walsh Quilters meeting, 1 p.m. More...

St. John's will hold Adoration

St. More...

Opinion

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Please keep off the grass

RECORD EDITORIAL

Recently, a press release was published instructing residents of Grafton to keep their sidewalks cleared for mail carriers. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Dance clubs in the area were invited to attend the seventh annual square dance festival at the new armory auditorium at Grand Forks. The festival was sponsored by the Valley Belles and Beaux Square Dance Club.  More...

Sports

18th annual Spoiler Spring Shootout

Grafton hosts 20 teams

The Grafton High School boys and girls basketball programs put on the 18th annual Spoiler Spring Shootout last Saturday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The tournament ran in three gyms throughout the school.  More...

2018 track and field gets underway in Grand Forks

PRA girls take first in Pembina County Indoor Meet

The 2018 track and field season got underway at the Pembina County Indoor Track Meet at UND Performance Center last Saturday.  More...

Batter up

Grafton's Prisilla Garza lines up her swing during fastpitch practice in the Grafton High School gym on Monday. More...