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April 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Midway school resumes after weekend fire

Former student makes the emergency call

INKSTER–The cause of a fire in a shop and storage area of Midway High School Saturday afternoon has yet to be determined. More...

Special Sections

Community

The ultimate gift

Organ donation was 15-year-old Kelsey Misialek's choice

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series on organ donation. See the April 20 edition of The Walsh County Record for the segment on organ donation from the aspect of a recipient. More...

Joelle Sunstrom to present senior piano recital Friday

Grafton High School senior Joelle Sunstrom will present her senior recital at 7 p.m., Friday, April 29, at Bethel Free Lutheran Church in Grafton. Sunstrom began playing piano at the age of three, receiving instruction from her mother. More...

Declan's Dynasty

A large group of local residents rallied in support of toddler Declan Kaste and the March of Dimes Walk in Fargo on April 9 by purchasing T-shirts and making monetary donations. More...

Obituaries

Felix Hornberger

Park River

Felix A. Hornberger, age 53, of Park River, passed away Friday, April 22, 2016, at his home in Park River after a sudden illness. More...

Steve Nupdal

Cavalier

Steve Nupdal, 93, Cavalier, died Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Lutheran Sunset Home in Grafton. Services were held Monday at United Lutheran Church in Cavalier, with burial in Mountain Cemetery, Mountain. More...

Lillian Martin

Grafton

Lillian M. Martin, age 88, of Grafton, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Unity Medical Center of Grafton. More...

School

Aggies academic champions

Team takes top prize at first state competition

Park River Area High School students have proven they are not only successful on sports playing fields, but also excel in the classroom. More...

College students NDSU scholarship recipients

Two area college students were recent recipients of NDSU scholarships. More...

Kelsey’s Courage scholarship winner announced

Kindred senior, Naomi Marie Losing, daughter of Steve and Michelle Losing of Oxbow, has been selected as the 2016 Kelsey’s Courage Scholarship recipient. More...

Declan’s Dynasty

Premature infant now a healthy, happy toddler

WAHPETON– Fifteenmonth old Declan Kaste is a healthy, happy toddler. He is walking and can say a few words. For his parents, Kory and Kaja Kaste, he is proof that miracles can and do happen. More...

MARKETPLACE FOR KIDS

Students exposed to career choices

GRAFTON – Grafton High School and North Valley Career and Technology Center played host to a Marketplace for Kids Education Day on Friday. In attendance were over 900 students, chaperones and teachers from 11 different schools. More...

News

Blake named Polar Communications CEO

Polar Communications board of directors announced Tuesday they have hired Karl Blake as the new chief executive officer (CEO)/ general manager. Karl is the current chief operating officer at the company and has been with the company since 1996. More...

Time to fish

Walsh County Sheriff Ron Jurgens, left, and chief deputy Richie Sherlock, right, present retiring deputy James Kosmatka with a fishing pole at his retirement party at the Walsh County Xourthouse Friday. More...

ATV accident takes life of Park River man

Farmer finds body in field

Wade Kalgard, age 45, of Park River died in a rollover all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident west of Park River near the intersection of Highway 17 and Highway 32. North Dakota Highway Patrol said it was unclear when the accident occurred. More...

Happenings

Kindergarten round-up at Grafton Century Elementary

Century Elementary School Kindergarten Round-Up is scheduled for Friday, May 6, 2016. More...

Arbor Day observance at Lankin

City of Lankin will be celebrating Arbor Day Friday, May 13, at the Lankin Senior Center. More...

Park board to serve pancakes

Crystal Park Board will host their annual pancake breakfast fundraiser Sunday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Valley- Edinburg School in Crystal. On the menu are pancakes, French toast, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee. More...

Opinion

Friends with benefits

RECORD EDITORIAL

I can’t recall how old I was when I first heard the phrase “It never hurts to be friends with...” Depending on the nature of the conversation, I eventually realized that the phrase meant it’s good to have friends in high place More...

Turning back the clock

60 years Returns in the Red Cross roll call in Walsh County brought in about $200, Dorothy Martell, who compiled contributions, said. More...

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Sports

Home runs propel Spoilers past Aggies

Suda grand slams in the fifth to solidify Grafton’s lead

The Grafton Spoilers lined up against the Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies for a Region 4 baseball game at Vern Halvorson Field in Park River on Tuesday. More...

Miller commits to NCHC's Bulldogs

Former Spoiler signs on to play for UMD this fall

For Grafton-Park River (G-PR) Spoiler hockey alumni Jade Miller, the past several days have been filled with congratulatory text messages. More...

Kliniske throws a no-hitter to Grizzlies in five innings

Droog leads Grafton at the plate

The Grafton Spoilers baseball team hosted a Region 4 game against the Pembina County North (PCN) Grizzlies last Thursday at Harris Halliday Field. More...