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December 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Community

Caribou Coffee warms hearts

Grafton location employees donate tips to charities

In conjunction with a corporate effort during the month of October, Caribou Coffee employees at the Grafton location promote Amy’s Blend coffee sales in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

On Thanksgiving Day, we had lots of visitors and lots of trips home with family. We are so thankful for our family and many friends this time of year.  Now, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Good Sam. More...

Park River couple honored at NDSU Harvest Bowl

The success, dedication and hard work of outstanding agriculturists in 52 counties in North Dakota and several in Minnesota were honored during the 43rd annual Harvest Bowl program at NDSU on Nov. More...

Obituaries

Alan D. Collette

Grafton

Alan D. Collette, “AC,” age 77, of Grafton, passed away Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, surrounded by the love and comfort of his family.  More...

Gary Denault

Thatcher, Arizona

Gary Denault, 64, of Thatcher, Arizona, and formerly of Pisek, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, at the Haven of Safford, following a brief illness.  Services will be held Saturday, Dec. More...

Paul J. Brodeur

Grafton

Paul J. Brodeur, age 84, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at his home in Grafton.  More...

School

Century Elementary's Hour of Code

Promoting computer technology that will soon be a way of life

Students at Century Elementary are joining children in schools around the globe Dec. 5-11 as they observe Computer Science Education Week by participating in “Hour of Code.”  More...

Century Happy Campers

Century Elementary School in Grafton is celebrating learning this year with a “Happy Campers” award program. Each week, teachers select a student from their class to be recognized for good behavior or outstanding academics.  More...

School Calendar

Thursday, Dec. 8  Drayton Elementary School concert, 7 p.m.  Midway Elementary School Christmas concert, 7 p.m.  Park River Area Elementary School Christmas concert, 7 p.m.  Monday, Dec. More...

Religion

Proclaiming the story of Christmas

Area churches list Christmas season services

Churches throughout the area are celebrating the birth of our Savior throughout the month of December. More...

Landlord utility issue creates sparks

C&L Manor issued abatement for new owners

GRAFTON – GraftonWays and Means Committee (WMC) gathered at city hall Monday for their regularly scheduled meeting. More...

Minto lagoon sludge buildup looms large

Equipment inventory concerns addressed

MINTO – While not a dire emergency, the City of Minto is looking at a very expensive project to clear sludge from their wastewater lagoons.  More...

News

Campbell aspires to campaign for United States Congress

District 19 Senator weighs options

North Dakota Senator Tom Campbell, a District 19 Republican from Grafton, has expressed interest in running for a seat in the United States Congress, but what seat he will end up running for will depend on U.S. More...

The question is..

A chicken was caught jay-walking across County Road 15 in Warsaw Nov. 3, however nobody knew why. This chicken has been the talk of the area as it has been walking all around Warsaw for quite some time.   More...

County Court Report

OCTOBER 2016 FORFITURES  Speeding - Maribel Serna, Sheila Marie Slominski, Maria L. More...

Happenings

Hospitality home donations to garner children’s book

From now through Jan. 1, 2017, anyone who makes a $10 donation to Sunshine Hospitality Home Foundation at area banks will receive a free children’s book.  More...

Kids Shopping with Santa event returns for ninth year

Community Helpers Group of Grafton will host the annual Kids Shopping with Santa event at Heritage Village in Grafton Wednesday through Friday, Dec. 14-16, at Heritage Village in Grafton. It is the ninth year for the event.  More...

Christmas music at story hour

Everyone knows that music and Christmas got together, so why not at Pembina County Story Time in December?  More...

Opinion

Avoiding a Christmovert

RECORD EDITORIAL

December is finally here. Holiday decorations are going up all around the county. The rituals of commerce consume thoughts of imploding debtors.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 years  Captain Margaret Elizabeth Dougherty, Park River, was assigned as commanding officer of Company C, WAC training battalion at the Women’s Army Corps Center, Fort McClellan, in Alabama.  Minto High School’s boys basketba More...

Sports

Grafton wrestlers travel to Hillsboro

Spoilers win three of five matches

The Grafton Spoilers wrestling team traveled to compete in a head-to-head dual held in Hillsboro last Saturday. More...

Mustangs host first home game of season

M-M falls short to Sacred Heart

The Midway- Minto (M-M) Mustangs hosted a non- conference girls basketball game against the Sacred Heart (SH) Eagles at Midway last Thursday.  The Mustangs struggled on the offensive side of the ball and were unable to pene t rate with the Eagle More...

Titans host Bearcats in season-opening battle

D-V-E cuts lead to one in final five minutes of play

The Drayton-Valley-Edinburg (D-V-E) Titans opened their 2016 girls basketball season with a non-conference game against the Kittson County Central (KCC) Bearcats in Drayton last Thursday.   More...