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Sunny news from Sunset

We started off the week Monday with fitness club. The afternoon was Money Monday Bingo with big wins to fatten our accounts. In the evening we made a batch of fudge and of course sampled it!  More...

'A hearty meal'

Sunset Founders Fall Luncheon is Oct. 13

Nothing feels like fall in North Dakota like a hot bowl of chili.  Lutheran Sunset Home administrator and CEO Trevor Tompkins says that’s part of the allure of the Sunset Founders Fall Luncheon, to be held Saturday, Oct. 13, from 11 a.m. More...

Wishes on Wings donation

Marvin Windows recently held a fundraiser at its annual company picnic, which included a dunk tank. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Doktor

Park River

Dorothy Arlouine Doktor, 97, of Park River, formerly of Hoople and Chicago, Illinois, passed away Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, at Park River Good Samaritan Center.  More...

Sharon Lien

Grafton

Sharon Lien, 69, Grafton, passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks.  Services will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, at 2: 30 p. m. at Victory Free Lutheran Church of Park River. More...

Eloise Holmes

Grand Forks

Eloise M. Holmes, 102, Grand Forks, formerly of Adams, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks.  Services will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m. at Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River. More...

School

Electrifying

Valley-Edinburg juniors put on "Ready, Set, Glow" 5K fun run

Valley-Edinburg juniors hosted a “Ready, Set, Glow” 5K as a fundraising event for prom on Sept. 21 in Hoople. 160 participants showed up to run, jog or walk the fun run. More...

Learning in the dirt

PRA applied science class studies soils

The Park River Area applied science class took a field trip Thursday, Sept. 20, visiting the farm of Terry Novak near Lankin to study how soil horizons and textures change with depth.  More...

Navigators of the Week

Grafton Century Elementary Navigators of the Week for Sept. 24-28 are, front from left, Santana Lopez, Sophie Geddes, Soren Olson, Jonathan Presteng, Mayson Luoma and Austin Estad. More...

Religion

Lutefisk and lefse

“We’ve been coming here for years and years,” said Dean Hanson, left, as he stands next to his wife, Mary, at Park River Bible Camp's 44th annual Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner on Sun More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

In the middle of something  More...

Number of bridges in Walsh County strain resources

Digitizing Recorder’s office on track

COUINTY— The Walsh County Commission learned Monday at its regularly scheduled meeting that another bridge has been closed.  More...

Twenty-two minors handed out at SummerFest

City anticipates increased mowing

GRAFTON— Committees of Grafton City Council met Monday in preparation for next week’s meeting of the full council.  Ways and Means Committee  More...

BLOOD, SWEAT, AND FEARS

Scare Oaks opens Friday, Oct. 5

GRAFTON — Located just north of Fair Oaks Golf Course is a night full of blood, sweat and fears starting this Friday. Scare Oaks will be open Friday and Saturday nights from 8 p.m.to 12 p.m. Oct. 5 - 27. More...

News

Beets are king in northern valley

Harvest numbers positive

During a harvest season that has been marked by low commodity prices and lower yields, the northern valley sugarbeet crop is coming in above projections.  “Considering the reduced rain levels, the yields of this year’s sugarbeet cro More...

Hay bales need to be removed

All hay bales on North Dakota highway rights of way, must be removed by Thursday, Nov. 1. Hay bales remaining on rights of way after Nov. 1, will be removed as directed by the District Engineer. More...

Tristan pleads guilty to meth charges

Sentenced to five years in jail

Anthony Tristan, 27, Grafton, plead guilty to conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine, a controlled substance, Monday in Northeast District Court, with Judge BarbaraWhelan presiding.  More...

Happenings

Blood drive Oct. 9

Fall marks the beginning of spending time with family and friends, watching football, celebrating Thanksgiving, the holidays and the New Year. More...

Dog Daze story hours

Dog Daze of October Story Hour will feature stories about “Danny and the Dinosaur and the New Puppy,” and we’ll find out what happens “If You Give A Dog A Donut,” plus what really are “Dog Rules.”  More...

Police Blotter

Sept. 24, 7:15 p.m., suspicious activity on 12th Street West.  Sept. 25, 9:19 a.m., suspicious person at the intersection of Sixth Street East and Cooper Avenue  Sept. More...

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RECORD EDITORIAL

Now that sugarbeet harvest is in full swing it won’t be long and the holiday season will be upon us.  It has been a bountiful harvest in Walsh County and the surrounding area. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Park River began construction to install drain pipe throughout the city. Over 12,000 feet of pipe would run from the city to the city’s lagoon north of Park River. Estimated cost of the project was $36,000.  More...

Sports

Mustangs offense explodes at home

M-M bbeats Drake-Anamoose in homechomecoming game

Midway-Minto (M-M) dominated their homecoming game against Drake-Anamoose (D-A) immediately in the first quarter with 20 points and clung to the lead throughout, holding D-A scoreless for two quarters in a powerful 64-18 home victory last Saturday.&n More...

Spoilers suffer homecoming loss

Grafton falls short after halftime

The Grafton Spoilers hosted the Central Cass (CC) Squirrels in their homecoming game last Friday and the Spoilers took the first lead. Unfortunately, they were unable to score after the second quarter resulting in a tough 34-6 Class AA loss.  More...

Titans travel to play Cavalier

Tornadoes take three of four sets

The Drayton-Valley-Edniburg (D-V-E) Titans traveled to Cavalier last Thursday to take on the Tornadoes in a Region 2 volleyball match.  After back-to-back set losses, the Titans came back to win the third set 2 5 - 1 7 but fell behind early in t More...