May 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Remembering Our Military Heroes

Members of the Grafton American Legion Honor Guard stand at attention during the playing of taps from John Maxwell on Monday at the city cemetery in Grafton. More...

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Community

Junior bank board in Grafton makes annual donations

Choice Financial Group’s Junior Bank Board in Grafton is comprised of Grafton High School juniors and seniors. The board meets on a monthly basis and learns about all different aspects of banking and business.  More...

Modern day communication

In my eyes

As I sat at Grafton High School’s graduation on Sunday, I saw people of all ages using a piece of modern technology to document the day’s festivities— the cell phone.  I wondered if they were Androids or iPhones. More...

Helt, Dahlen appointed to FCHC board

First Care Health Center (FCHC) is pleased to announce Michael Helt and Patty Dahlen have both been appointed to FCHC board of directors.  More...

Obituaries

Philip Johnston

Midway

Phillip William Johnston was born, Oct. 8, 1946, to Lewis E. Johnston and Harriet A. (Steen) Johnston in Grafton. He passed away May 22, 2018, after a long battle with lung cancer at the age of 71. More...

Pearl Troftgruben

Grafton

Pearl Troftgruben, 101, Grafton, formerly of Adams, passed away Monday, May 28, 2018, at Good Samaritan Center in Park River.  More...

Lorraine Abel

Roosevelt, Minnesota

Lorraine Genevieve (Scott) Abel was born August 10, 1931, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Alice and Charles Scott. She had a steadfast faith in God and as a Christian, Lorraine believed in her salvation and gave her glory to God. More...

School

Polar awards scholarships to local youth

Polar Communications is pleased to announce its 2018 scholarship and award recipients.  John G. Walters Scholarship  More...

GHS Spoilers of the Month, Spoiler of the Year announced

Grafton High School administration and staff recently announced GHS Spoiler of the Month and Spoiler of the Year.  More...

Take Note

The North Dakota 4-H Foundation has awarded two scholarships to 4-H members in Walsh County for the John D. Paulson Memorial Award. The recipients are Gretchen Brummond and Tobias Zikmund. More...

Farmers, politicians find fair ground on tax equalization

Soils committee decides on temporary compromise

COUNTY – Between Walsh County Commission, the soils committee, the new tax director and area farmers, the tax equalization process has hit many significant speed bumps. More...

County pay equalization proves to be hard sell to property owners

Commission reviews proposed salary scale

COUNTY – An equalization that brings money in is a tough sell to taxpayers. One that moves money out may be a tough sell to commissioners. More...

News

Daughter pleads not guilty to assault on mother

Askim asks for another bail reduction

Amanda Askim entered a plea of not guilty in Walsh County District Court last Thursday with her attorney in front of Judge Laurie Fontaine. More...

Protected by angel wings

On May 26, Grafton Volunteer Fire Department was paged at 5:29 a.m. to 1493 Lessard Avenue for a structure fire, chief Brad Martinson reported. More...

Life Skills and Transition Center coordinates blood drive

Life Skills and Transition Center (LSTC) hosted a blood drive with United Blood Services (UBS) on May 8 at LSTC Collette Fitness Center which helped collect at total of 27 units of blood for patients in need.  More...

Happenings

Father’s Day craft, storytime on June 5

Summer Craft and Storytime is hosting a Father’s Day craft at Leistikow Park in Grafton on June 5 and 6 at 12:30 p.m.  The kids will be painting rock photo holders and taking pictures on Tuesday. More...

Tri-Valley food service programs in June

With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about how children who receive free or reduced-priced lunch in school will eat healthy while school is out. Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. More...

A Night at the Drive-In

Minto Action League is hosting A Night at the Drive-In Monday, June 18, at dusk at the SkyVu Drive-In in Warren, Minnesota.  “Incredibles 2” will be showing with a freewill offering at the gate to go to the action league.  Every More...

Opinion

Standing up for the right to sit

RECORD EDITORIAL

NFL owners have voted unanimously to implement a policy that requires players to stand for the national anthem if they are on the field, but gives an option to remain in the locker room if they prefer to protest. More...

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Turning back the clock

60 years  $159.95 and your old refrigerator would buy a new Deluxe 10 1/2 cu. ft. Quickfrez refrigerator at Grafton Paint & Glass.  The Better Living Homemakers of Grafton met with Mrs. Gordon C. Thompson as hostess. W. A. More...

Sports

Aggies battle back for a 3-peat

PR-F-L reclaims Region 4 title

Both the Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies and the Langdon-Edmore-Munich (L-E-M) Cardinals went into the second and final Region 4 championship game last Wednesday with a win under their belts, meaning only one team could walk away with a s More...

Class B athletes wrap up 2018 track and field

PR-F-L girls relay group accomplishes goal of breaking state record

Area track and field athletes traveled to Bismarck last weekend to compete in the North Dakota State Track and Field Meet with numerous athletes bringing home strong finishes.   More...

Region 4 All-Region team

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