April 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Council approves loan write-off for state

Flood risk reduction project on schedule despite weather

GRAFTON- City council convened at city hall Monday night, with Mayor Chris West and members Chris Lipsh, Greg Young, Dave Fellman, Don Hutson, Shane Mohn, Phil Ray, Brian Sieben and Mary Stark in attendance.  More...

Special Sections

Community

Area veterans welcome new clinic, expanded services

Grafton VA celebrates grand opening

A large crowd of veterans, community leaders and citizens poured into the Grafton VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic last Friday, April 6, for a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting. More...

Former Grafton couple to observe 68th wedding anniversary

Former Grafton residents Wilmer (Willie) and Lorraine (Dolly) Collette, now residents of Sterling, Colorado, will celebrate their 68th wedding anniversary on Thursday, April 12.  More...

Sunny news from Sunset

Monday we worked hard at fitness club to burn off all the Easter chocolate treats we have been eating. Money Monday bingo fill the afternoon and Lolly gave us the corny joke of the day.  More...

Obituaries

Olger Ingulsrud

Milton

Olger “Bud” Ingulsrud, age 91, of Port Orchard, Washington died peacefully March 29, 2018, at home in Gig Harbor, Washington.  More...

Levern Dahl

Adams

Levern Kelmer Dahl, 88 of Adams, passed away Friday, April 6, 2018, at First Care Health Center of Park River.  Services were held Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 2: 00 PM at Victory Free Lutheran Church of Park River. Interment will be at St. More...

Marian Hajicek

Grafton

Marian Hajicek, 87, Grafton, died Monday, April 9, 2018, at Altru Hospital, following a short illness.  More...

School

The Spoiler Scoop

What is the sensory room and why do we have one at our school?   More...

Grafton, Park River Area speech teams compete

Saturday's region meet at Griggs County Central

Speech team members from Grafton and Park River Area schools traveled to Griggs County Central High School in Cooperstown last Tuesday, April 3, to compete in a tournament that had been postponed from the previous Saturday due to inclement weather.&n More...

Students of the quarter at V-E

Valley- Edinburg High School administrators and staff recently selected Valley-Edinburg High School Students of the Third Quarter for the 2017-18 school year.  Selection is based on a student’s time and effort put into academics, qualities More...

Religion

Extension Exchange

Managing Conflict  More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

I have been told that the Norwegian Bible translates the word “search” with the word “ransack.” I love this. More...

Downtown business continues to grow in Grafton

EDC reviews Renaissance Zone, storefront improvement applications

GRAFTON - Grafton Economic Development Committee (EDC) met last week with Mayor Chris West attending, as well as chairperson Chris Lipsh, Phil Ray, Jayce Schumacher, Andrew Petersen, Kristy Jelinek, Don Hutson and Keith Bjorneby all in attendance. More...

Progressive Ag Farm Safety Day

Ben Potts of North Dakota Parks and Recreation, back, points to an eager listener as he takes questions during a demonstration on off highway vehicle safety. More...

Primary election update

Deadline for petitions of nomination was Monday at 4 p.m. More...

News

Probation revocation for local woman results in prison time

Langowski sentenced to over two years incarceration

Ashley Langowski of Grafton, 34, appeared in Walsh County District Court Monday morning in front of Judge Laurie Fontaine. More...

Scouting For Food

Grafton Boy Scout Troop Pack 222 conducted their annual Scouting For Food campaign in March. They placed door hangers on homes in Walsh County communities March 20-23 and picked up items to be delivered to the Walsh County Food Pantry on March 24. More...

Gourmet Gardener

The Gourmet Gardener column is a new feature that I hope gardeners and cooks will enjoy. More...

Happenings

May Day basket orders to be taken

Students at Grafton Century Primary and Intermediate elementary schools will take orders for the 14th annual May Day basket fundraiser before and after school April 17-20. Funds raised will be donated to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  More...

Skywarn training for Walsh County

Walsh County will be hosting a Skywarn Severe Weather Spotters Class, a volunteer program to assist the National Weather Service in issuing warnings by providing information on current conditions during severe weather. More...

Treat time at Trinity Lutheran Church

Treat time at Trinity, sponsored by Trinity Lutheran Church WELCA, will be held Saturday, April 28, at 2 p.m. at the church in Edinburg.   The program will include a luncheon, table prizes including Scandinavian and other baked goods.   More...

Opinion

Trade war gets personal

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...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 years  Gary Fischer, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Sports

Seventh time's a charm for Miller

Minto native wins national title

He’s been in championships at the bantam level once, high school level three times, junior hockey once and the collegiate level twice.  “It makes me a little more mentally unstable to go through that many losses,” Minto native More...

Clay target league numbers continue to climb in 2018

Walsh County’s season delayed due to weather

A total of 1,403 students from 49 North Dakota high school teams are participating in the North Dakota State High School Clay Target League (NDSHSCTL) 2018 spring trap shooting season, which was set to begin April 1.  There were 908 students on More...

Stuck indoors

Midway-Minto freshman William Schuster eyes his target before throwing the ball during practice at the Minto school on Tuesday. The Mustangs continue to practice indoors until Pat Mach Field dries up.   More...