September 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Four members in favor of Master Plan

SOAR event creates renewed interest

GRAFTON – A meeting of the Economic Development Committee (EDC) for the city of Grafton was held at the city hall committee room on Sept. More...

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Community

Woman with Grafton ties chosen Illinois Public Citizen of the Year

Jennifer Enriquez is 1983 Grafton High School graduate

Every day the nation’s 650,000 social workers act as advocates, champions and leaders who make our society a better place to live. More...

Loftsgards mark 25th anniversary

Gene and Ranae (Latraille) Loftsgard were united in marriage on Sept. 17, 1993, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Grafton. Gene is the maintenance supervisor for the city of Grafton.  Ranae is a Lead teacher for St. More...

Hot off the press

Small-town scenes

Not every day at a job is a good day, even when it’s a job you love.  Take last week. More...

Obituaries

Anita Mihulka

Horace

Anita Mihulka, age 71, of Horace, passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family and friends.  More...

Marcella Erickson

Cary, Illinois

Marcella Erickson was born on March 18, 1924, in Eyford Township, North Dakota to Johann and Mathildur (nee Melstad) Kristjanson. She passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 201,8 in Woodstock, Illinois, surrounded by her loving family.  More...

Phyllis Hass

Grafton

Phyllis Hass, a long-time resident of the Cavalier/Grafton area, passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at Lutheran Sunset Home.  Visitation will be held on Friday, Sept. 14 at Zi o n English Lutheran Church in Grafton f rom 10 a . m . t o 11 a. More...

Sports

Running in the rain at Fair Oaks

Boys power through for second place

The Grafton Spoilers cross country teams hosted a Maroon and Gold meet at Fair Oaks Golf Course last Thursday amidst rain and a bit of thunder.  The boys powered through the wet course and earned second place with 73 points. More...

Lady Titans stopped by Burros

D-V-E sophomore Zoe Muccatira, left, goes down for a dig with Grace Kertz watching the play during a Region 2 volleyball match in Hillsboro last Thursday. More...

Spoilers host Tommies in Region 2 matchup

Grafton unable to hold up to Thompson’s pressure

The Grafton Spoilers hosted a Region 2 volleyball match against the Thompson Tommies on Tuesday night.  The first two sets featured volleys back and forth early on, with numerous ties but the Spoilers couldn’t gain a steady lead. More...

CORN MAZE & PUMPKIN PATCH

Seth Bowder helps his son Tucker line up the corn canon with a target during one of the many events open to the public during a pumpkin patch hosted by Grafton Parks and Rec. More...

Board discusses bonding process

Burn ban still in effect as of Sept. 4

COUNTY – Walsh County Commission met Tuesday, Sept. 4, with chairman Lawrence Burianek and board members Karen Anderson, Luther Meberg, Ernie Barta and Lauren Wild present.  More...

News

American heartland harvest

An American flag flies on a beautiful evening south of the Daryl and Vonda Collette residence in Grafton as a combine works in a field in the background. The small grains and bean harvest is wrapping up in the area.   More...

Grafton’s blood drive brings in 57 volunteers

Five new people donated for first time

Valley Ambulance and Rescue hosted a blood drive with United Blood Services on Sept. 5 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church which helped collect a total of 53 units of blood for patients in need.  More...

County Court Report

JULY 2018 DISPOSITIONS   More...

Happenings

Brunch and Learn at Shananigans

Enjoy a complimentary b runch on Monday, Sept. 24 from 10 -11 a.m. at Shananigans Family Restaurant sponsored by Edgewood Memory Care Assisted Living. More...

Bible study at Fordville Presbyterian Church

Bible study at Fordville Presbyterian Church will be held every Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. weekly. Everyone is welcome to come study the book of James. For any questions contact Pastor Jeffrey at (603) 390-3792.   More...

Quale Lutheran Church to host dinner, bake sale

The annual ham dinner and bake sale hosted by Quale Lutheran Church will take place Sunday, Sept. 23, at Lankin American Legion. Dinner will be served with a free will offering from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Take-out orders are available. More...

Opinion

Come visit the area

RECORD EDITORIAL

With fall upon us and leaves changing colors, now is the perfect time to visit northeast North Dakota. There are numerous things to do and see in Walsh and Pembina counties.  More...

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Turning back the clock

60 years  The Drayton Junior American Legion baseball team came home to a crowd greeting them after winning the fourstate region tournament. Approximatly 1500 Draytonarea residents turned out to greet the boys upon returning home. More...

School

Grandparents Day at Minto Elementary

  First-grader Josie Sobolik smiles with her grandmother, Barb, on Friday in Minto during Grandparents Day. Lunch was served in the gymnasium for grades K through four. More...

Take Note

Erin Misialek, daughter of Chris and Jane Misialek, Minto, is scheduled to participate in the White Coat Ceremony at NDSU on Oct. 6. She is a student in NDSU’s Doctors of Pharmacy program, minoring in psychology.  More...

Teacher enters student artwork at N.D. state fair

Mrs. Gordon's fourth grade class displays art work in Minot

Nancy Gordon, fourth grade teacher at Century Intermediate School, entered 16 random student art projects from last year’s fourth grade class at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot during the week of July 20-28.  More...

Religion

Apostolic Faith marks 40 years

Community invited to celebration Sept. 29, 30

Apostolic Faith Church of Grafton has seen its share of changes over the years but its longevity has remained the same. The church will mark its 40th anniversary Sept. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

“Not only that, but Rebekah’s children had one and the same father, our father Isaac. More...