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One reminiscent restaurant

Westside Drive-In celebrates 60 years in business

If you’re looking for a sure sign of summer in Grafton, it’s when Westside Drive In opens and so it’s been for the last 60 summers.  More...

Dabble with Dell

It is hard to believe another 4th of July is here and will soon be history. These past days have been hot, and one is looking to have something to prepare for a meal that is cool. More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

Summer is in full swing with flowers, picnics, family and nice weather!  Activities this week  Thursday, July 5: Devotions with communion, 2:30 p.m.; cards/games, 3 p.m.; movie night, 6:30 p.m.  Friday, July 6: Clergy visits; nail time More...

Obituaries

Charles Hoenke

Grafton

Charles G. Hoenke, 9 2 , Grafton, passed awayTuesday, June 26, 2018, at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks.  More...

Mary Jane Sevigny

Oakwood

Mary Jane L. Sevigny, 88, Oakwood, passed away Monday, July 2, 2018, at Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton.  More...

Esther Grabanski

Grand Forks

Esther R. Grabanski, 86, Grand Forks, passed away Friday, June 29, 2018, at Valley Eldercare Center in Grand Forks.  A memorial mass will be held Friday, July 6, in Holy Family Catholic Church, Grand Forks at 11 a.m. More...

School

Welding their way into the workforce

NVCTC students land summer jobs

Frank Villarreal realizes the opportunity available to him because of his training at North Valley Career and Technology Center (NVCTC) in Grafton. More...

Take Note

Nearly 2,000 students were eligible to cross the stage during four commencement ceremonies at the University of North Dakota in May. UND President Mark Kennedy presided over his second Spring Commencement ceremonies.  More...

Minto girls attend SADD conference

Minto teens, from left, Alexis Nice, Lili Robinson, Kaylee Maendel, Morgan Hovde and Allyson Gutzwiller at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. last week. More...

Religion

Hoff Lutheran Church marks milestone

Adams sanctuary celebrates 125th anniversary

Hoff Lutheran Church in Adams celebrated its 125th anniversary on Sunday, June 24, with a meal following worship service. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Celebrating Freedom  More...

DIVERSION WORK

LEFT: Equipment excavates for an inspection trench below the levee for the diversion project outside of Grafton. Photo by Jackie L. Thompson More...

News

Walsh County soil tour

Just over the eastern state line, Larson Farms greets a group of farmers on the Soil Health Tour Thursday afternoon. More...

NDNA hosts debate just as Senate election nears

Just as the election campaign enters its final stages, North Dakota Newspaper Association will host a debate between U.S. Senate candidates Heidi Heitkamp and Kevin Cramer.  The debate is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Johnston promoted to Master Chief Petty Officer

Scott Johnston was recently promoted to Master Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy. He was born in Grafton in 1973 to Eddie and Helen Johnston.  More...

Happenings

Basketball camp in Minto

The Mustang Basketball camp is from July 16-19 in Minto. The boys camp with grades 1-3 runs from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and grades 4-9 from 8 a.m. to noon. Girls are in the afternoon with grades 1-3 from 1-3 p.m. and grades 4-9 from 1 to 5 p.m.   More...

Kids cooking class coming up

NDSU Walsh County Extension is holding a kids cooking school July 10-13 at the Park River Extension Office.  Youth that finished grades four through eight in 2018 are invited to attend, but class size is limited. More...

Youth Arts Camp at Frost Fire

Frost Fire Park and Pembina Gorge Foundation are excited to announce the first-ever Youth Arts Camp, entitled “Encore,” Monday, Aug. 6, through Saturday, Aug. More...

Opinion

Court rules on sales tax

RECORD EDITORIAL

The days of celebration for brick and mortar stores are few and far between, but local small businesses had reason to rejoice when the Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 vote last month for internet retailers to begin collecting sales tax in states where t More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 years  Rev. More...

Sports

Park River competes in Fargo-Moorhead tourney

Post 147 splits with two wins, two losses

Park River Post 147 Pirates American Legion baseball team competed in the 46th annual Fargo-Moorhead Invitational Tournament starting last Friday and wrapping up on Sunday.  They led off the tourney with a win over Andover followed by two losses More...

Post 41 takes down Fargo

Spoilers defense holds Jets scoreless until final inning

The Grafton Spoilers Post 41 American Legion baseball team traveled to Fargo last Thursday to take on the Jets. More...

St. Thomas takes on Minto in youth baseball

Minto baseball player Nikko Scott doesn't let his cast stop him from having a third-base dance session during an 8u baseball game in St. Thomas on Monday. More...