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Small-town girl turned celebrity stylist

Dickson makes name for herself in fashion industry

Molly Dickson grew up on a farm outside of the small-town of Gilby and graduated in 2005 from Midway Public School, where class enrollment was rarely over 20.  Fashion wasn’t an easily accessible thing where Dickson grew up but her interes More...

First Birthday

Emma Josephine Wysocki, daughter of Corey and Chelsea Wysocki of Minto, turned one on June 16.  Her siblings are sister Graycie, 9, and brother Zaiden, 7.  Emma Jo celebrated her first birthday with a party outside at her home with family, More...

Anniversaries

Send couple’s names, city of residence and anniversary date to The Walsh County Record, 402 Hill Ave., Grafton, ND 58237 or e-mail them to brittany@wcrecord.com. Please, no phone calls. Deadline is Monday noon. More...

Obituaries

Mildred Jallo

Park River

Mildred M. “Millie” Jallo, 90, Park River, passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018, at Park River Good Samaritan Center.  More...

Alfred Byron

Perham, Minnesota

Alfred Lawrence Byron, Jr., Perham, Minnesota, died Monday, June 18, 2018, at the Hadley House in Perham.  A memorial service was held Friday, June 22, at Calvary Lutheran Church in Perham. Pastor Cassie Anderson officiated.  More...

Orvin Espelien

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Orvin Espelien, 77, Albuquerque, New Mexico, formerly of Park River, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in his home.  Memorial services will be held Friday, June 29, at 2 p.m. at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church of Park River. More...

School

A schlep up Sullys Hill

Minto’s ESP summer school program took a field trip to Sullys Hill National Game Preserve near Devils Lake last week.  More...

Zahradka attends agricultural science training

Teacher looks to utilize skills in center's greenhouse

Molly Zahradka, agriscience educator at North Valley Career and Technology Center, recently attended an 8-day professional development institute at Noble Research Center in Ardmore, Oklahoma to teach the Principles of Agricultural Science – Pla More...

A night at the movies

Minto Action League benefited from a movie at Sky-Vu Drive-In movie theater in Warren, Minnesota on Monday, June 18. During a showing of “Incredibles 2,” owner Steve Novak allowed the organization to run a fundraiser. More...

Religion

VBS Painting Party

Smiling faces were easy to find at Grafton Lutheran Vacation Bible School, which was held June 11-14. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Clay Center, Kansas, the fall of 1993 was one of the most difficult periods of my life.   More...

Tax exemption fraud corrected by equalization

Lipsh saves county big money on Drain 87

COUNTY – Walsh County Commission met Monday, June 4, with chairman Lawrence Burianek and commissioners Karen Anderson, Ernie Barta, Luther Meberg and Lauren Wild in attendance, as well as auditor Kris Molde. More...

Salute to the Brothers

Navy veterans see nation’s capital for first time

NORTH DAKOTA – Leroy Dolney, 83, and his older brother Max, 85, didn’t wait for Uncle Sam to call on them to join the service. Instead, Max volunteered for the United States Navy in 1953 and Leroy followed suit in 1954. More...

News

Walsh County judge receives Distinguished Service Award

Geiger honored for contributions to North Dakota District Court

The Distinguished Service Award is the State Bar Association of North Dakota (SBAND)’s highest honor for those practicing law in the state.  More...

Pisek hosts Consulate General

Last Wednesday the Consulate General of the Czech Republic, Dr. Borek Lizec, left, and his wife Katerina Lizcova Kulhankova visited St. John’s Catholic Church in Pisek. The small Walsh County town is named for Pisek, Czech Republic. More...

Heidi Helps sessions come to Grafton

Mobile offices to answer questions

U. S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp announced her staff will hold 23 “Heidi Helps” sessions across North Dakota this summer. Heitkamp staff will be in Grafton Thursday, June 28 at the Chase Building from 4:30-6:30 p.m.  More...

Happenings

Park River 4th of July celebration set

A weeklong Fourth of July celebration, highlighted by a parade and a flyover by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, is set in Park River.  Celebrations begin Sunday, July 1, with a pancake breakfast from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the American Legion. More...

Police Blotter

June 18, 10:12 a.m., report of a scam.  June 18, 6:56 p.m., person was removed on Fernwood Drive.  June 18, 10:07 p.m., noise complaint on the 900 block of Prospect Avenue.  June 18, 10:18 p.m., civil disturbance on East 16th Street.&n More...

Local Events Calendar:

Thursday, June 28  Pa rk River Good Samaritan Society Auxiliary monthly meeting, 2:30 p.m., at the home.  Minto Thursday Night Cookout, 5-7 p.m., on Harvey Avenue with Minto American Legion Post 201 as host.  Monday, July 2  Walsh More...

Opinion

No shirt, no shoes, no Republicans

RECORD EDITORIAL

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was recently refused service at a local restaurant in Virginia based on her association with the Trump administration. The owner asked her to leave, which she politely did.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Stories told by small town festivals

Every small town has their festival when locals get together to celebrate community, class reunions, economic growth, familyfriendly fun and a little bit of not so familyfriendly fun. More...

Sports

2018 booster tourney hosts 190 golfers

32 teams compete at Fair Oaks Golf Course in Grafton

The annual 2018 Grafton Booster Golf Tournament was held last Thursday with 32 teams consisting of 190 golfers competing in temperatures reaching near 90 degrees. More...

SummerFest riders hit the mud

MCMR Circuit second stop winners

The Grafton Ruff Riderz hosted their annual ATV mudrace during SummerFest Saturday at the Grafton Greenbelt.  There were numerous classes for men, women, kids, twowheel drive, four-wheel drive and UTV’s to hit the mud as well as head-to-he More...

Midway-Minto struggles against Cando

Miller leads behind the plate with two doubles

The Midway-Minto (M-M) Post 201 American Legion baseball team hosted Cando on Pat Mach Field last Wednesday but their defense was unable to keep up, allowing Cando to take a 19- 2 win.   More...