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July 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

It's time to shake, rattle and roll

Westside to reopen Thursday

GRAFTON – The iconic Westside Drive-In in Grafton has been resurrected with new life after the purchase of the business by Kyle and Sonia Misialek of Grafton. The famous drive-in style restaurant plans to reopen Thursday at 2 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Community

A Facebook find

Woman uses social media to locate owner of ring

Social media often gets a bad rap as the result of scams and nasty comments posted by people who log on. Recently, however, Facebook was the saving grace for finding the owner of a class ring that had been lost nearly 15 years ago. More...

County 4-H’ers participate in communication arts event

Fifteen Walsh County 4-H youth participated in the District 4-H Communication Arts contest held in Cavalier on June 9. These youth competed against 4-H’ers from Grand Forks and Pembina counties. More...

GHS class of 1953

The 1953 graduating class at Grafton High School held a reunion Friday, June 26, at Marketplace on 8th in Grafton. More...

Obituaries

Marvin Mosolf

Drayton

Marvin C. Mosolf, 83, Drayton, died Friday, June 26, 2015, in Unity Medical Center, Grafton. More...

Dorothy Jane Donnelly

Grafton

Dorothy, a sinner saved by grace, through faith in her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, went to her eternal home and Heavenly Father on Monday, June 29, 2015. More...

Dale Narveson

Grafton

Dale Norvald Narveson, age 72, of Grafton, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015, at Unity Medical Center of Grafton. Dale Norvald Narveson was born June 7, 1943, in Mount Clemens, Michigan, the son of the late Norvald and Jane (Lambert) Narveson. More...

Religion

‘Shoesational’ collection

Youth at local churches conduct footwear drive

Youth from three area churches are conducting a shoe drive for the benefit of Partnership for Youth. As of Monday, they had already exceeded their goal of 500 pairs. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Have you ever wondered what sin is? Before you decide to quit reading this article let me tell you this is not going to be a lecture on all the things that you should not do. More...

Patrolling SummerFest

Ride along with officer Katie Burke

GRAFTON – Walsh County Record editor Todd Kjelland took to the streets of Grafton last Friday night with Grafton Police officer Katie Burke for an inside look at life behind the badge during SummerFest. More...

Good things happen over coffee

Perfect timing for Daily Grind

GRAFTON – The Daily Grind coffee shop in Grafton will see a new face behind the counter starting July 14 when Lisa Andreen takes over operations from Suzie Nelson. More...

News

Area students paddle local waters

Geotagging helps students learn

Over 50 students from Cavalier, Crystal, Edinburg, and Minto recently explored local rivers and lakes of northeast North Dakota with kayaks to get an on-the-water perspective of their watershed. More...

Hoople community gives gift of life

Event draws 15

A total of 15 people volunteered to donate blood, and 14 were able to give during Hoople’s June 12 blood drive. More...

County Court Report

MAY 2015 DISPOSITIONS Deric Michael Bohn, Cavalier, possession/consumption of alcohol by person under 21. Defendant shall pay $250 in fees. More...

Happenings

Grafton Senior Citizens plan picnic in the park

The Grafton Senior Citizens Club will have a picnic on Wednesday, July 15, at Leistikow Park in Grafton. It will be held at Riverwalk Shelter (northwest shelter) beginning at 5 p.m. More...

Valley Ambulance to visit children’s reading program

Members of the Valley Ambulance and Rescue crew will visit the Carnegie Regional Library Children’s Summer Reading program for the Wednesday afternoon activity July 8 at the library in Grafton. More...

Legion steak fry to benefit local baseball

The annual Forest River American Legion steak fry will be served Sunday, July 12, from 4-7 p.m., at the Legion in Forest River. All the proceeds from the fundraiser dinner benefit local baseball programs sponsored by the Legion. More...

Opinion

Pride or fall

RECORD EDITORIAL

" What one does and what one says is a pretty good criterion of what one is."— Rilie R. Morgan, Nov. 7, 1923 More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 years Grafton received a special citation for having no pedestrian deaths or injuires in 1954. The citation was made by the American Automobile Association. More...

Sports

SUMMERFEST RUFF RIDING

Over 70 riders traveled from near and far to hit the mud

The Grafton-based Ruff Riderz ATV Club held their 5th annual SummerFest Mud Run on Saturday at the Greenbelt area north of Grafton. “This was our ninth race total,” said Jason Nelson, one of the event organizers. More...

Grafton defeats EGF

Post 41 walks away with a win at home

The Grafton Spoilers Post 41 American Legion baseball team took on East Grand Forks ( EGF) at Harris Halliday Field on Monday just one day after participating in a five day tournament in Crookston. More...

Slip-n-slide

Kids 11-years-old and under race through the mud and the muck in the dash for cash during intermission of the Ruff Riderz Mud Run north of Grafton on Saturday afternoon. More...