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May 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Dr. Jared Marquardt to practice at Unity Medical Center

Minto native to start in 2017

GRAFTON – Unity Medical Center (UMC) is proud to announce that Dr. Jared Marquardt will be coming to Grafton to practice at Unity Medical Center. After receiving his Doctorate of Medicine from UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dr. More...

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Community

When every minute matters

First Care designated stroke-ready facility

First Care Health Center (FCHC) is now prepared to take action when every minute matters. More...

LeClerc, Ungs to exchange marriage vows June 4

John LeClerc and Brittany Ungs announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Brian LeClerc and Ed and Nancy Miller, all of Grafton, and Chris and Judy Ungs of Mantorville, Minnesota. More...

Granddaughter of Oakwood couple to marry in Vegas

Joshua Lupkes of Rushmore, Minnesota, and Jessica Pearce of Larimore announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. More...

Obituaries

Leo Bosh

Lankin

Leo J. Bosh, age 93, of Lankin, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2016, at First Care Health Center of Park River. Leo Joseph Bosh was born Dec. 9, 1922, in Cleveland Township, rural Lankin, to William and Josephine (Bina) Bosh. More...

Anthony ‘Tony’ Walser

Park River

Anthony “Tony” Walser, 79, Park River, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks. Services will be Saturday, May 21, at 11 a.m., at St. More...

Kenneth ‘Kenny’ Augustine

Grafton

Kenneth “Kenny” Augustine, 75, Grafton, died Tuesday, May 10, at First Care Health Center of Park River. More...

School

High school music students star at state

Walsh County schools had a good showing at the State Class B Music Contest at Minot State University on May 7. Vocal and instrumental musicians from Grafton, Minto, Park River and Valley-Edinburg earned star ratings. More...

Disco fever

Minto High School principal Shane Robinson dressed up last Friday in some disco attire – all for a good cause. Earlier this spring, middle school students held a fundraiser to be able to attend Wolf Ridge this fall. More...

Megan Osowski awarded P.E.O. STAR Scholarship

The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2016-2017 academic year was presented to Grafton High School senior Megan Osowski at the school’s awards ceremony held May 17. More...

Religion

From the Pastor’s Desk

Somethings can only happen through prayer During the Easter season in which we celebrate Jesus rising from the dead, we always celebrate his Ascension. More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

We had a great Nursing Home Week! Now it is time to celebrate Syttende Mai. Please come over to listen to Kevin and The Crew on May 21. Activities this week Thursday, May 19: Planting, 3 p.m.; movie night, 6:30 p.m. More...

WHAT DOES A FOX SAY?

This kit of red fox was spotted around the Grafton area over the past weekend. The average litter is five but six were seen playing around the den. Red fox form a mated pair to raise young. More...

Parks and Rec completes move to new offices

Dump trailer purchase discussed

Grafton Parks and Recreation (GPR) held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 11 at city hall. In attendance were Kerry DeMars, Todd Storey, Scott Hills, Cory Burns and Brad Burianek. More...

A rider's perspective of motorcycle safety tips

Sharing the road from behind the bars

NORTH DKAOTA – May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. “Motorcyclists have all the same rights and privileges as any motor vehicle driver on the roadway. More...

News

Senior Clean-up Day littered with emotion

Trees planted in honor of late city employee

Grafton High School seniors traditionally take a day in May to volunteer around the area and to help clean up litter that has accumulated over the winter months. More...

Behind the scenes of SummerFest

Six new events for 2016

SummerFest is right around the corner and along with tradition comes a new era of ideas. More...

Daisies planting daisies

Minto’s Girl Scout Daisy troop took time out of their afternoon to brighten up the Minto Park with their smiles and a variety of colorful flowers earlier this month. More...

Happenings

Legion posts plan Memorial Day observances

American Legion posts throughout Walsh County are planning Memorial Day observances. The following is a listing of what The Record has received thus far. More...

PRFD raising funds for July 4 fireworks show

The Park River Volunteer Fire Department will host their annual fireworks fundraiser cookout Monday, June 6, at the fire hall. Serving will be from 5-8 p.m. More...

Kosobud Lodge June 5 meeting last gathering until fall season

WFL Kosobud Lodge 106 will hold a monthly meeting Sunday, June 5, at the Lankin Senior Center. It will begin with a potluck meal at 12:30 p.m. Meeting will follow at 1:30 p.m. More...

Opinion

Your local vote counts

RECORD EDITORIAL

The June 14 election is right around the corner and along with candidates being voted on for various city, county and school board positions there are two important measures that are to be decided. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years Fourteen Fordville seniors were scheduled to receive diplomas at commencement exercises. L. Martin, physical education professor at the University of North Dakota, was the speaker. More...

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Sports

Spoilers swing past Aggies at home

Grafton never looks back after rallying with six runs in the second

Grafton Spoilers hosted a Region 4 baseball game against the Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies at Harris Halliday Field on Monday.  More...

Athletes compete in Last Chance Meet

Track and Field lines up for final regular-season meet

Local track and field teams traveled to Red River High School on a sunny Monday afternoon to compete in the Bob Zimney Last Chance Meet. More...

Golfers perfect their swings in Park River

Aggies take home first, followed by the Spoilers in second

Boys golf teams gathered at Hillcrest Country Club in Park River on a sunny Monday afternoon for their final regular season meet before the regional tournament on May 19 at Cavalier. More...