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April 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

School board presents new Central Middle School plans

Torkleson, Suda seek re-election

GRAFTON– The Grafton School Board met at 5:30 p.m. on Monday at the Grafton High School for their regular monthly meeting. More...

Record to offer online subscriptions

GRAFTON– The Walsh County Record will be offering a more user-friendly and comprehensive website to its customers. More...

News

Electricial safety demonstration

Grafton City Electrical Department employee Justin Henrichs, right, demonstrates to Midway third grade students what can happen when a vehicle strikes an electrical box. More...

One vehicle roll over reported in Grafton

Alcohol played part in accident

According to the Grafton Police Department, a one vehicle accident occurred early Sunday near the intersection of School Road and 11th Street. More...

County Court Report

MARCH 2014 DISPOSITIONS Kayla Eide, Grafton, issuing a check without sufficient funds or credit. Defendant shall pay $293 in fees and restitution. More...

Happenings

May Day baskets for Cystic Fibrosis at Grafton schools

The annual May Day Basket Fundraiser to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will be held again this year at the three Grafton schools. More...

EAA fly-in breakfast April 27 at Grafton Municipal Airport

Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 380 will host the 11th annual Drive-in, Bike-in Fly-in Breakfast at the Grafton Municipal Airport on Sunday, April 27. The breakfast and activities will begin at 8 a.m. and continue until 1 p.m. More...

Norwegian meal to be served

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Grafton will serve a “family style” Norwegian meal, Sunday, May 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Elections for sale in the U.S.A.

Our forefathers’ idea for the fledgling United States of America was that it would be a nation governed “Of the people, by the people and for the people.” I’ll never dispute that our country is the greatest in the world and th More...

Turning back the clock

60 years More...

Sports

Lady Spoilers fall prey to Falcons

Grafton fastpitch season opens with doubleheader in Buffalo

The 2014 Grafton girls fastpitch season got underway in Buffalo last Thursday against an experienced Enderlin-Maple Valley Falcons (E-MV) team. The Spoilers dropped the doubleheader double- 11-1 and 14-4. More...

Spoilers baseball opens in Bismarck

Grafton wins two of three at Shiloh Invitational

Spoilers 8Lions 4 Spoilers 9Bison 7 The Grafton Spoilers baseball team took to the road last Friday and Saturday meeting up with Hazen, Bishop Ryan and Shiloh Christian in the Shiloh Invitational baseball tournament in Bismarck. More...

Local ballers involved in shootout

Park River's Colton Rostvet towers above Grand Forks Fusion players for a clear look at the basket in the opening round of the Grafton Spoilers Spring Shootout last Friday. More...

Rapid warmup causes river levels to spike in county

Forest River reaches fifth-highest crest

COUNTY – Almost as quickly as they came up, floodwaters in Walsh County have receded to manageable levels. Most of the action took place late last Wednesday into Thursday along the Forest River in Minto. More...

Townships in western Walsh upset about land valuations

Some refuse to sign off on assessment books

COUNTY – Several western Walsh County township boards are protesting what they feel are unfair taxable valuations of their land. More...

Harassment by Grafton P.D. alleged at council meeting

BY MIKE ALAN STEINFELDT GRAFTON – Alleged harassment of a motorist by the Grafton Police Department was the subject of discussion during the open petitions portion of the agenda at Monday’s regular monthly meeting of the Grafton City Cou More...

Community

RLND: Being in ‘the know’

Area residents aim to better serve their communities

Three community-minded citizens from the area are committed to improving life in Walsh County and across the state. To hone the skills they need to make a difference, they have signed on with the Rural Leadership North Dakota program. More...

Adams couple initiates 'Wipe The Tears Away' program

Many fami l ies need someone to wipe the tears away during times of great joy and immense sadness. More...

Anniversaries

April 23 John and Colleen Kram, Bismarck April 25 Alan and Lana Ebertowski, Grafton April 27 Jared and Stacey Kemmis, Watertown, S.D. April 28 Travis and Katie Gray, Grand Forks April 30 Jeff and Shelley McCann, Grafton More...

Obituaries

DeLoris Kruger

Grafton

DeLoris Kruger, 87, of Grafton and formerly of Oriska, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton. Services were held Monday, April 14, at St. More...

Henry Pinta Sr.

Grafton

Henry Pinta Sr., 74, Grafton, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks. More...

Glenn Coulthart

Grafton

Glenn Coulthart, 84, Grafton, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton. Services were held Saturday, April 12, at Grafton Lutheran Church, with burial in the church ceme- tery. More...

School

V-E science students award winners at state

Two eligible to attend INTEL International fair

Twelve Valley- Edinburg High School students and two Valley-Edinburg Middle School students participated in the North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair April 3-4 at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. More...

Jade Chapman recipient of VCSU scholarship

The Office of Enrollment at Valley City State University recently announced that Jade Chapman, daughter of Tracie Winters of Grafton, has been awarded a VCSU scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year. More...

School Calendar

Friday, April 18 No school in most area schools, Good Friday. Tuesday, April 22 Minto School Board meeting, 8 p.m. Park River Area School National Honor Society induction ceremony, 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 25 More...

Religion

Alleluia! He is risen

Area churches to celebrate Holy Week

It’s Holy Week and churches throughout the area are celebrating with the following special worship services through Sunday. ADAMS Adams Lutheran Parish More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Know your enemy! “And He said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from the sky.” Luke 10:18. More...