May 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Parks and rec struggles with loss of more manpower

Dahl requests pay increases for employee, open positions

GRAFTON – Grafton Parks and Recreation (GPR) met last week with Brad Burianek, Scott Hills, Cory Burns, Todd Storey and Ryer Stark present, as well as director Bill Dahl and business manager Matt Oppegard.  More...

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Community

4-H Communication Arts event held

The 2018 Walsh County 4- H Communication Arts event was held Friday, April 27, at Park River High School. Twenty-three 4-H youth participated in the contest.  More...

Gorder, McNulty to marry in June

Laura Gorder and Yusef McNulty announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on June 23, 2018, in Medicine Lake, Minnesota.  More...

Unity Medical Center Ladies Auxiliary donates

The ladies auxiliary recently purchased a chair scale for Unity Medical Center Hospital. The chair was presented to Jenny Holand, director of nurses, from Jan Ensrude and Delaine Russum, UMC Ladies Auxiliary. More...

Obituaries

Randy Capouch

Grafton

Randy Jay Capouch was born on February 21, 1963, in Grafton at St. John’s Hospital. He attended Grafton Central High School graduating in 1981. He was active in baseball, basketball, football, bowling and golf.  More...

Juliette Lessard

Temecula, California

Juliette Lessard, 98, of Temecula, California passed away Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at Temecula Valley hospital. Juliette Marie Collette was born June 26, 1919, the daughter of the late Arthur and Louisa (Campbell) Collette.  More...

Rose Bartuska

Fargo

Rose J. Bartuska, 93, Fargo, formerly of Park River, passed away Friday, May 11, 2018, at Rosewood on Broadway in Fargo.  Mass of Christian Burial was Wednesday, May 16, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Park River. More...

School

St. Thomas recognizes students for achievements

Kennelly named valedictorian

An evening banquet followed by the presentation of awards was held on May 9, 2018 at St. Thomas Public School (STPS) gymnasium. Mr. More...

The Spoiler Scoop

Celebrating our Spoilers  GPS Awards Day and Night Ceremonies   More...

School Calendar

Monday, May 21  Park River Area preschool Homme Dam Day, 11 a.m. More...

Religion

Rebecca Meidinger to speak in Park River

Fargo woman returns to area

Rebecca Meidinger’s passion is to build up women and teens in the name of Jesus. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

With Mother’s Day having been celebrated just this past weekend, it has given me cause to think of many things my own mother taught me. More...

Valley Ambulance goes off the rails

Local emergency driver cited for suspended license

TRAILL COUNTY – The Valley Ambulance guardrail crash in the southbound lane of I-29 in Traill County the night of May 8 has left many local people scratching their heads as details continue to roll in. The call to 911 came in at 8 p.m. More...

Small hospital brings big city amenities to Park River

Patient dignity, privacy top priority

PARK RIVER - First Care Health Center in Park River is expanding not only its building, but services to the community as well. More...

News

Alcohol a suspected factor in Sunday crash

Local police respond to accident

Local law enforcement responded to a crash Sunday night, involving a vheicle eastbound on the Oakwood road. Both the driver, Tyler Pilon, and an unidentified passenger were taken by ambulance to the hospital after sustaining injuries. More...

REAL ID introduced in North Dakota

Applications need to be done by 2020

The REAL ID program is being unveiled throughout North Dakota and will soon be needed in order to access military bases and other federal entities. It stems from a decision made by Congress in 2005.  More...

County Court Report

MARCH 2018 DISPOSITIONS  Steven Dishner, Park River, possession of certain materials prohibited. Defendant shall pay $250 in fees. More...

Happenings

All faiths service in Adams May 27

Sunday, May 27, Adams American Legion and Auxilary will be holding their annual all faiths service at Adams Mountain Lutheran church at 10 a.m. Commander Mark Drevecky will give the keynote address. A dinner will be served following the service. More...

Ben Hylden to speak

The public is invited to hear Ben Hylden speak to grades five and six about his journey to becoming an author and public speaker on Friday, May 18, 2:30 p.m. at the Grafton Performing Arts Center.   More...

Park River Memorial Day program Monday

Park River American Legion will have a Memorial Day program on Monday, May 28, starting at 10:30 a.m. at Park River American Legion.  The speaker will be Rev. Mark Antal of Victory Free Lutheran in Park River and Grace Free Lutheran, Edinburg. More...

Opinion

Cultural misappropriation

RECORD EDITORIAL

Cultural appropriation has become a buzzword in the last few years and it typically refers to the adaptation of minority traditions as a white person. More...

Political Cartoon

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Turning back the clock

60 years  Sixty-two members of the senior class at the Grafton High School were about to be given diplomas at the commencement excercises, Supt. James H. More...

Sports

Athletes soar at Last Chance Meet

PR-F-L girls take third, D-V-E boys finish in fifth place in Grand Forks

Area athletes traveled to Cushman Field in Grand Forks on Monday to compete in the Bob Zimney Last Chance Meet for a final opportunity to qualify for state before the region meet at Larimore on Friday, May 18.  More...

Spoilers dominate in final home game

High-scoring fourth inning propels Grafton to victory

The Grafton Spoilers fastpitch softball team hosted an East Region game against the Pembina County North (PCN) Grizzlies last Friday. More...

PR-F-L offense explodes at Harris Halliday

Spoilers unable to keep up at home

The Park River-Fordville- Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies traveled to Grafton last Friday to compete in a Region 4 baseball game against the Spoilers. More...