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December 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

GOOD MORNING USA

The sun rises just south of Cavalier on Thursday, Dec. 6, creating a spectacular array of colors set off by the snow and clouds, which appear to be asperitas clouds. Asperitas are characterized by dramatic waves in varying levels of thickness.   More...

Special Sections

Community

A season of giving

Local organizations, business get into the holiday spirit

During this holiday season, helping hands have been spotted throughout Walsh County. A Giving Tree has been set up at North Star Community Credit Union in Grafton for the first time. More...

Dabble with Dell

Christmas is but a short time away, it is the biggest holiday of the year. Many people, relatives and friends celebrate that day gathering in homes to have a good time. More...

Club news

Minto Benefit Bridge  More...

Obituaries

Charles Arndt

Grafton

Charles Arndt, 66, Grafton, formerly of Kief, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at Life Skills and Transition Center in Grafton. Graveside services will be held at a later date in Kief City Cemetery. More...

Carol Schluchter

Grafton

Carol J. Schluchter, 77, of Grafton, formerly of Neche, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at her home in Grafton. Memorial service was held Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at 2 p.m. at the Askew Funeral Home, Cavalier. More...

Mary Nugent

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

Mary Mae Bellefeuille Nugent, 90, of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, passed away Dec. 8, 2018, at Diamond Willow Assisted Living in Detroit Lakes.  More...

School

Students get to play in the dirt

NVCTC classes go hands on in the greenhouse

In botany/ horticulture at North Valley Career and Technology Center (NVCTC), instructor Molly Zahradka says her students have probably only used their actual textbooks about twice this year.  That’s because students now have a new space t More...

Program performers

Sharing a glance during their afternoon Christmas program performance Monday at Grafton Performing Arts Center are Lily Hanson, left, and Kamryn Misalek. More...

Spoiler Scoop

Century Preschool  More...

Religion

Carols and Candles

Pastor Chris Gaule, left, and Alaina Droog, along with other musicians comprised the Youth Praise Band, who sang a number of songs Sunday evening. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Humility  “…Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equity with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. More...

Christmas services

Our Saviour’s Lutheran  Wednesday, Dec. 19, 6 p.m.: Wednesday school students present their Christmas Program, Star Trip: Our Faith Awakens, with a spaghetti meal served immediately following.  Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. More...

North Crew Studio awarded storefront grant

Lifetime Dental to move forward with renovation

GRAFTON—Paul Dusek of Lifetime Dental stopped by the City of Grafton’s Economic Development Committee on Wednesday for the public hearing on his business’s request for a Renaissance Zone Application.  More...

Council holds public hearing on demolition

Approves Renaissance Zone Grant

GRAFTON—The Grafton City Council at its regular monthly meeting Monday began proceedings with a public hearing to consider demolition of a residential structure located at 333 Fifth Street.  More...

Linner pleads guilty to terrorizing

Threatened to shoot fiancee

GRAFTON—A domestic fight that escalated to the point where the accused, Jonathan Garrett Linner, 48, of rural Grafton (Oakwood) pulled a gun and threatened his fiancee has landed him in the North Dakota State Penitentiary.  More...

News

Tebay charged with second theft charge

More stolen property found

Nathan Tebay, 40, of rural Minto was back in Northeast District Court Monday where he was served a felony complaint for theft of property, his second, this one a Class B felony.  More...

Pisek man pleads guilty to burglary

Stole internet router

A nighttime burglary that occurred this fall in Pisek was adjudicated on Tuesday in Northeast District Court.  More...

Komanetz reaches plea agreement

Given credit for 153 days served

Adam Komanetz, 31, of Grafton, will be home for Christmas after reaching a plea agree- ment Monday on three meth- ampheta mine charges.  More...

Happenings

Local Events Calendar:

Thursday. Dec. More...

Christmas concerts

Grafton Public Schools will present holiday concerts at Grafton Performing Arts Center. The holiday concert schedule is as follows:   Monday, Dec. More...

Go shopping with Santa

Community Helpers Group of Grafton is sponsoring its 11h Annual Kids Shopping with Santa event on Dec. 12 and 13 at Heritage Village.  Shopping on Wednesday will be open to preschoolers from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. More...

Opinion

Burgum's budget misses

RECORD EDITORIAL

Governor Doug Burgum unveiled his budget last Wednesday, Dec. 5. While we applaud the governor for keeping the lid on spending, we question his spending priorities  More...

Political Cartoon

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Turning back the clock

60 years  Grafton’s Men’s Shop was going out of business and they cut prices on just about every item. More...

Sports

Grafton wrestlers lack numbers, not heart

Spoilers travel to Grand Forks with nine grapplers

The Grafton Spoilers wrestling team traveled to Grand Forks last Friday and Saturday to face four competitive teams in a Sertoma Club sponsored dual tournament.  Nine wrestlers took part in the event where the Spoilers suffered losses to Wahpet More...

Lady Spoilers crush Burros

Grafton battles H-CV to remain undefeated

The Grafton Spoilers traveled to Central Valley for a Super Region 2 ggirls basketball kka game a atagainst tthe Burros last Friday where the Spoilers offense exploded in the second and third quarters for a powerful 57-23 victory on the road.  More...

Mustangs battle Tornadoes in first game of season

M-M falls short in fourth quarter

The Midway-Minto (M-M) Mustangs boys basketball team opened up their 2018-19 season at home last Saturday for a Super Region 2 game against the Cavalier Tornadoes.  M-M took an early lead and held onto it at the end of each quarter before lettin More...