May 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Defendant waves his right to remain silent during bond hearing for hostage situation

State expects to stay with arrest affidavit charges for formal complaint

GRAFTON - Guadalupe Rodrigo Benavidez, Jr. appeared in Walsh County District Court last Thursday in front of Judge Laurie Fontaine. More...

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Community

Area women complete six-week NDSU Extension program

Annie's Project provides ag education

Twenty-two area women recently invested six weeks into learning how to make their farming operations more successful.  More...

Dabble with Dell

I have not counted the many ways Mother Nature has for us to use rhubarb, our first garden vegetable (if I should call it that). You can name as many things as I can, from cake to pie to punch to wine. More...

Marriage renewal

After 65 years of marital bliss, Lloyd and Lois Peterson renewed their vows on April 20 at a senior prom celebration in Grand Forks. More...

Obituaries

Alice Olson

Park River

Alice Louise Olson, 97, Park River, passed away Friday, Jan.19, 2018, at Park River Good Samaritan Center.  More...

Geralyn Lunski

East Grand Forks, Minnesota

Geralyn Leiran Lunski, 56, of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, passed away from breast cancer on Thursday, April 26, 2018.  Services were held Monday, April 30, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Grand Forks. Interment will be at St. More...

Harold Hanevold

Grand Forks

Harold O. Hanevold, 93, Grand Forks, formerly of Grafton and Larimore, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Valley Eldercare Center of Grand Forks.  More...

School

A hundred for Haiti goes national

Project to clothe Haitian children gets the gold RHFH ministry focuses on Health, Community and Faith

  FCCLA seniors pasted numerous photos of happy Haitian children wearing dresses made for the "A Hundred for Haiti" project. More...

New National Honor Society members

The Park River Area Chapter of National Honor Society inducted new members on April 23. New inductees are, front from left, Gillian Brouillard, Lilly Bina, Cheyenne Gillespie, Amy Seim, Julia Sveen, Sydney Porter, Hannah Gordon and Josh Ham. More...

Century Stars

Century School’s theme for the 2017-18 school year is “Century Elementary – where every student is a star!” as teaching staff strive to recognize children for their academic achievements, as well as respect they show for their More...

Religion

From the Pastor’s Desk

Spring is finally here! Farmers are getting into the fields and starting to plant, hoping for a bountiful harvest in the fall. Spring brings about all kinds of new creation, which brings us great joy. More...

DIVERSION GROUNDBREAKING

Community leaders gather with their gold shovels at a groundbreaking ceremony held Monday evening to kick off the Flood Risk Reduction project. More...

Small council dreams big for rural North Dakota

Two local women appointed to board by governor

STATE - Before this year, the last North Dakota Rural Development Council met in 2014. Gov. Burgum has been making big waves in the state with his prog rams aimed at smalltown North Dakota, specifically with his Main Street Initiative. More...

News

House candidates to square off in debate

U.S. House candidates Kelly Armstrong and Mac Schneider will square off May 5 in the first debate of the 2018 campaign. More...

Calving around

Jake Novak’s young herd goofs off while a cow watches over them near Pisek last Tuesday. Branding season typically begins in May, depending on when the calves were born. More...

RRRC, counties seeking applications for community projects

Walsh and Pembina counties are currently seeking cities interested in funding assistance for community betterment projects. Both counties are accepting applications for projects as part of their self-help programs.  More...

Happenings

Guest speakers for day of prayer

National Day of Prayer observance is Thursday, May 2, from noon to 1 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Park River. Jim and Rebecca Chyle are featured guest speakers.   More...

Minto Volunteer Firefighters host feed

Minto Volunteer Fire Department will host a free will donation spaghetti feed on Saturday, May 12, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Minto Fire Hall. Meal includes spaghetti, garlic toast and salad. More...

Hoople Fire Department cookout fundraiser

Hoople Fire Department is having a cookout Friday, May 11, at 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. next door to Studio 1915. The event will include freewill donation burgers and fries, outdoor games for kids, beer/ wine tasting, art, flowers and home décor.   More...

Opinion

NRA misses the mark

RECORD EDITORIAL

American intolerance hit an all-time high recently when a boycott of YETI products spread like wildfire by gun owners and Second Amendment advocates.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Turning back the clock

60 years  Charles Nelson and Jim Loos, both seniors at Grafton High School, were selected by the scholarship committee of the North Dakota Academy of Science to each receive a $150 scholarship to the college of their choice in North Dakota.  More...

Sports

Girls line up at Fair Oaks

Grafton places second, PRA third

Area girls golf teams lined up on Fair Oaks Golf Course Monday afternoon for their second meet of the 2018 golf season.  Grafton took second place as a team with a total team score of 434. More...

PR-F-L beats D-ST-V-E

Region 4 matchup in Park River

The Park River-Fordville- Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies hosted a Region 4 baseball game against the Drayton-St. Thomas-Valley- Edinburg (D-ST-V-E) Blue Knights last Thursday. The Aggies took the first lead and held D-ST-V-E back for a 4-2 victory.  More...

Spoilers dominate Blue Knights at home

Six first-inning runs push Grafton to victory

The Grafton Spoilers hosted the Drayton-St. Thomas-Valley-Edinburg (D-ST-V-E) Blue Knights in a Region 4 baseball game at Harris Halliday Field on Tuesday. More...