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May 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Cole joins Record staff

Park River graduate receives NDNA Education Foundation intern scholarship

Peyton Cole has joined the staff at The Walsh County Record through the North Dakota Newspaper Association Education Foundation ( NDNAEF) Summer College D.J. More...

Special Sections

Community

A pageant with a purpose

Gessler addresses female veterans homelessness

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder – looking past someone’s face, into their eyes and soul to discover who they truly are. More...

LeClerc, Kuhlmann to recite vows at Crookston cathedral

Mariah Kuhlmann and Josh LeClerc announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.  Mariah is the daughter of Frank and Annette Kuhlmann of Sauk Centre, Minnesota. More...

Dabble with Dell

Some time ago, Ann Landers had a recipe for meatloaf in her newspaper column. I saved the clipping and a few days ago, I made the meatloaf. It was really good. The next day, I had a couple of slices for a sandwich which was tasty also. More...

Obituaries

JoAnn Aimone

Peoria, Illinois

JoAnn Ma e Johnson Aimone, 85, of Peoria, Illinois, and formally of Pekin, Illinois, passed away at 12:07 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Unity Point Methodist Hospital in Peoria.  She was born May 10, 1932, in Grafton to John T. More...

Kenneth Roy Hietala

Michigan

Kenneth Roy Hietala, age 76, resident of Michigan, died Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at Sanford Health Palliative Care in Fargo.  More...

Sheila M. Manger

Presho, South Dakota

Sheila M. Manger, 52, Presho, South Dakota, and formerly of Minto, died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Sanford Care Center in Chamberlain, South Dakota.  More...

Sports

Spoilers end season to Burros

Grafton goes home with close East Region loss

The number-seven Grafton Spoilers fastpitch softball team competed against numberf o u r Hillsboro- Central Valley (H-CV) Burros in a region state-qualifying game of the Class B East Region Softball Tournament at Hillsboro on Tuesday.  More...

Athletes hit their marks at regions

Larimore hosts last chance to qualify for state

Track and Field athletes traveled to Larimore last Friday to compete in the North Dakota Class B Northeast Region Track Meet.  Multiple teams and individuals impressed as they earned qualifying times and distances to advance to the state meet at More...

Aggies suffer first tournament loss

PR-F-L ties game in fourth, falls in sixth

The number-one seeded Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies took on number two Langdon- Munich (L-M) in the second round of the Class B Region 4 Baseball tournament in Park River on Tuesday.  The Aggies outhit the Cardinals 10-2 but ultima More...

A WELL DESERVED HONOR

St. Thomas veteran recalls WDAY’s Honor Flight

ST. THOMASTHO – St. Thomas Army veteran Roy Bigwood, age 91, was one of 91 servicemen that were honored last Sunday during WDAY’s Honor FliFlight, which was marked as their 10th anniversaanniversary flight.  More...

Minto mailman delivers aid to 94-year-old woman

Selfless display of public duty

MINTO – Rural Minto mail carrier, Josh Hefta, was honored last Thursday in Minto with the Postmaster General Award, the highest honor to receive in the United States Postal Service (USPS). More...

News

Minto man pleads guilty in GSI case

Flaten to serve four years in jail

Minto resident Andrew James Lee Flaten, age 26, appeared in Walsh County District Court last Thursday for his pretrial conference on charges of attempted gross sexual imposition, a Class B felony along with burglary and simple assault, a Class B felo More...

Hours for hauling anhydrous ammonia fertilizer waived

Gov. Doug Burgum signed an emergency executive order granting a waiver of hours of service for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting anhydrous ammonia fertilizer.  More...

County Court Report

APRIL 2017 FORFEITURES  More...

Happenings

Legion posts planning Memorial Day observances

American Legion posts throughout the area will be observing Memorial Day with programs, as well as services at local cemeteries. More...

Minto Thursday night cookouts back for 10th year

2017 will mark the 10th year of Minto Thursday Night Cookouts which will start June 1 and continue through Aug. 10 on Main Street in Minto.  More...

‘Build A Better World’ theme for summer reading program

Carnegie Regional Library director Jill Sanderson recently announced plans for the fourth annual children’s summer reading program that will begin Wednesday, June 12, at the library in Grafton.  More...

Opinion

Food fight for thought

RECORD EDITORIAL

In the 1990s school socioeconomic discrimination resulted from brand name clothing. The rich kids had them and the poor kids didn’t.  In 2017 the stigma has transcended into the school lunch line. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 years  Commencement exercises for the 1957 graduating class of Lankin High School were held at the American Legion Hall.  Diplomas were presented to seven members of the class, graduates were Genevieve Bosh, Carmen Kalal, James Trouba, G More...

School

GHS seniors recognized for academic achievements

58 scholarships presented at awards night

Grafton High School seniors, school faculty and representatives of various organizations were present at Grafton Public Schools Performing Arts Center last Tuesday night for the annual senior awards night. More...

Five Grafton seniors awarded Boone Foundation scholarships

Ralph Boone Charitable Foundation awarded $25,000 in college scholarships to five Grafton High School seniors at Senior Awards Night on May 16.  Individuals were chosen on the basis of GPA, ACT scores, volunteerism, work ethic and personal recom More...

Flanders, Eliason head Minto High School Class of 2017

Danika Flanders and Trenton Eliason have taken top honors of the Minto High School Class of 2017 – Flanders as valedictorian and Eliason as salutatorian.  Flanders is the daughter of Jason and Michelle Flanders of Minto. More...

Religion

From the Pastor’s Desk

Spring time in North Dakota is really fun to watch. The grass turns green once again. Tractors and farm equipment are moving. Gardens are being planted. College students are returning home.  More...