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October 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Candidates for county commission share views on issues

Editor’s note. The following is the third in a series of articles offering voters in Walsh County an opportunity to see where candidates for the Walsh County Board of Commissioners stand on a variety of issues prior to the Nov. More...

Special Sections

Community

Dabbling along with Dell

Hankey contributes recipe column to “The Record” for 40 years

In the fall of 1974, Adele Hankey of Park River contacted newspaper editor Ed Balkee inquiring if he would be interested in a women’s column for The Grafton Record. She penned the first "Dabble Along With Dell” column for the Nov. More...

DeSautel, Nelson to recite vows at Hope Lutheran in Fargo

Tr i sha DeSautel and Brandon Nelson announce thei r engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Debra Fohrman and Robert DeSautel, Grafton, and Sharie and Brad Nelson, formerly of Grafton. More...

Boyle, Praska announce engagement, Oct. 25 nuptials

Misty Boyle and Jimmy Praska, both of Park River, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Misty is the daughter of Tammy and Jason McMillan of Park River and Vince Boyle of Crookston, Minnesota. More...

Obituaries

Carroll Nelson

Grafton

Ca r rol l H. Nelson, age 84, of Grafton, passed awayWednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at the Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton. More...

George Elhard

Drayton

George Elhard, 93, of Drayton and formerly of Kulm, died at his home on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Services were held Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the Austin Funeral Chapel in Drayton, with burial in the Congregat ional Cemeter y at Kulm. More...

Hazel M. Bernaas

Park River

Hazel Bernaas, 90, of Park River and formerly of Hoople, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Center of Park River. More...

Sports

Spoilers on the rise

Langdon holds volleyball tourney with heavy hearts

The Langdon Area High School held their annual volleyball tournament on Saturday after long discussion with families affected by the recent tragic deaths of two Langdon students last week. More...

Runners prep for regional

Grafton wraps up at Cooperstown

The Grafton cross country team ran the G”OTT” Courage Invite at the Cooperstown Bible Camp last Thursday to wrap up the regular season. The girls team took fifth place overall with 173 points and the boys team placed tenth with 259. More...

Grafton flies over Falcons

Spoilers pick up East Region win

Grafton 42 MP-E 2 The Grafton Spoilers football team picked up their fifth win of the season with a 42-2 triumph over the Maple Valley- Enderlin (MV-E) Falcons on Friday. More...

Religion

Maintaining ministries

Non-profit help agencies in need of volunteers

Walsh County Food Pantry volunteer coordinator Lillian Houska recently put in a call to Grafton High School asking for students with strong backs, willing hands and a study hall to help unload a food truck that had arrived at the food pantry. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

There is a lion in the street! “The slothful man saith, ‘there is a Lion without, I shall be slain in the streets.’” Proverbs 22:13 Slothful, according to the dictionary, means lazy. More...

Gym walls are up

Naming rights process suggested for school

GRAFTON – The Grafton School Board (GSB) met at 5:30 p.m. on Monday at Grafton High School for their regular monthly meeting. The meeting minutes were approved for Sept. More...

Water main break closes elementary school

GRAFTON – A water main leak at Grafton Century Elementary school caused cancellation of school today (Wednesday). More...

City council approves tax exemption for new lumberyard

Delays condemnation order for home

GRAFTON – Upon recommendation from the Grafton Economic Development Committee ( EDC) Grafton’s City Council approved the request of Grafton True Value Hardware for a 5-year, 100 percent property tax exemption. More...

News

Grafton’s Winter Sports Arena no longer viable

Mold found in 50-year-old facility

At its regular monthly meeting last Wednesday, members of the Grafton Park Board were given the bad news about the downtown Winter Sports Arena. More...

County Court Report

SEPTEMBER 2014 FORFEITURES More...

Halloween ready

The Becky and Randy Domier residence on Lawler Avenue was one of the first homes in Grafton to be decorated for Halloween. More...

Happenings

Annual quilt auction Sunday, Nov. 2, at PRBC

The 26th annual Park River Bible Camp Quilt Auction will be held Sunday, Nov. 2, in the camp chapel. Lunch will be served in the Fireside Room beginning at 12:30 p.m. The chapel will also open at that time for quilt viewing. More...

Tri-County Women’s Expo Saturday in Mountain

The Domestic Violence and Abuse Center invites women from throughout the area to attend the Tri-County Women’s Expo this Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Mountain Community Center. More...

Trick or treat at Sunset Home

The Lutheran Sunset Home in Grafton is inviting little ghouls and goblins to come trick or treating at the home on Halloween, Friday, Oct. 31, from 3-5 p.m. Children are invited to come in costume to trick or treat through Sunset’s halls. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

It's time to come together

At a special meeting held Tuesday, members of Grafton Parks and Recreation (GPR), the Grafton Park Board and members of the public sat down to discuss what to do with Grafton’s Winter Sports Arena ( WSA). More...

Turning back the clock

60 years Kuchi Saiki, professor at the University of Hawaii, and his three sons were guests of the Kiwanis club at the luncheon meeting held in the American Legion Guard room. More...

School

A day at the Pumpkin Patch

Century Elementary first graders went on a field trip last Thursday to Nelson's Pumpkin Patch near Emerado, enjoying many activities in the warm fall sunshine. More...

Kat Perkins on tour

Former “The Voice” contestant bringing message to GHS

Kat Perkins, a small town girl who grew up in Scranton, lives by a coined phrase “Dream it, do it.” After finishing in the top five on NBC’s “The Voice,” she recently released her debut solo “Fearless” and sh More...

Central School Students of the Month announced

The staff and administration at Central Middle School in Grafton recently announced the Central Middle School Students of the Month for September 2014. More...