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August 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Grafton School District expands on Marzano teacher, leadership evaluation processes

Board rejects teacher’s request to cancel contract

GRAFTON - Grafton School Board (GSB) met Monday for its regular monthly meeting at the Grafton High School conference room. More...

Special Sections

Community

Plugging in to the past

Two women started with Bell in 1940

Former Northwestern Bell Telephone operators who worked in the Grafton office get together each month to reminisce and just keep in touch. More...

Minto classes of 1974-75 reunite

Minto High School classes of 1974 and 1975 held a combined 42nd and 43rd class reunion July 29. More...

Grafton couple to celebrate 50th anniversary Aug. 26

Ron and Diane Kleven of Grafton will observe their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house in their honor on Saturday, Aug. 26.  More...

Obituaries

Jean Bernard

Rochester, Minnesota

Jean W. Bernard, age 89, of Rochester, Minnesota, passed away Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at The Benedict House (Madonna Towers) in Rochester.  More...

Joshua Omotunde

Grafton

Joshua Olusesan Omotunde passed away Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, of natural causes in Grafton.  More...

Morris Vigen

Adams

Morris James Vigen, age 67, of Adams, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  More...

School

Shaping the minds of Grafton's youth

Eleven join faculty at GPS for 2017-18

A new school year begins next Wednesday, Aug. 23, for students enrolled in Grafton Public Schools. More...

Religion

From the Pastor’s Desk

What’s in a building?  What’s in a building? It’s definitely more than just bricks and mortar. Especially when the building is old. There’s history there. Memories, too. More...

American Crystal Sugar Prehaul

In anticipation of the sugar beet season, Alan Osowski was making adjustments to his rotor beater during prehaul time. Stockpile and full-scale beet harvest are tentatively scheduled to start Oct. More...

Ideas to Action event creates conversation

Pastorek to purchase city land

GRAFTON – The Economic Development Committee (EDC) met Wednesday at 7 a.m. at city hall in Grafton for their regular monthly meeting.  More...

State land approved for city business zone

KLJ praised for minimal legal issues regarding flood project

GRAFTON – Grafton City Council (GCC) met Monday at 6 p.m. in the council chambers of city hall for their regular monthly meeting. More...

News

Drug drop

Walsh County Health District, Grafton Police Department and Grafton Drug sponsored a “Drug Take Back” event Tuesday in the parking lot of Grafton Drug. Approximately 10 pounds of unused pills were collected from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  More...

Public asked to obey ‘No Parking’ signs on Hill Avenue

Highway 81 project nears completion

Jason Peterson with North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) reported that the construction project on Hill Avenue in Grafton is nearing completion.  “We will be winding down with the night grinding in the next couple of days,&rdq More...

County Court Report

JULY 2017 DISPOSITIONS  Joseph Trent Henninger, Grand Forks, deposit of refuse/littering (game and fish). Defendant shall pay $100 in a fine.  More...

Happenings

Special program offered by Sunshine Senior Citizens

Grafton Sunshine Senior Citizens Club is sponsoring a special program “Hats Off to Seniors!” on Wednesday, Aug. More...

Zion women to serve annual salad luncheon Sept. 14

Lutheran Women’s Missionary League at Zion English Lutheran Church in Grafton has planned their annual salad luncheon for Thursday, Sept. 14, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the church located at 1100 Hill Avenue.  More...

Trinity Lutheran in Edinburg schedules turkey supper

Trinity Lutheran Church in Edinburg will host their annual turkey supper on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the church in Edinburg. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Eclipse mania

RECORD EDITORIAL

For many, the Aug. 21 solar eclipse will be a once in a lifetime experience. For others here in North Dakota it will be a second go around.  More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Hail reportedly caused almost 100 percent damage to a small part of a field on the Roy Benson farm south of Fordville. More...

Sports

6th annual Red River rivalry

The Minto Kodabank softball team huddles in honor of Allan Sitzer before the start of the sixth annual game last Thursday. Photos by Chelsea J. Wysocki More...

Kids take a swing at 'Disciples on the Diamond'

Popular summer camp combines baseball and Bibles

The Fourth annual Disciples on the Diamond baseball/Bible mini camp in Fordville was held last week.  Brett Omdahl, organizer of the event reported they had 56 kids attend the popular fellowship and baseball camp.  New this year was a Saint More...

Duel in the dirt Aggie style

Aggie Barrel Series winds down season with finals Wednesday

The Walsh County Saddle Club hosted a duel in the dirt Sunday at Aggie Arena in Park River. More...