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December 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Council accepts flood risk reduction bid

1953 Master Plan No. 1 vacated

GRAFTON- Grafton City Council (GCC) met Monday at 6 p.m. in the council chambers of city hall for their regular monthly meeting. More...

Special Sections

Community

Fulfilling her beloved's life mission

Omotunde’s hospital in Nigeria moving forward

For all of the 23 years Dr. Olukayode (O.S.) Omotunde practiced medicine in Park River, he experienced great joy during annual trips to provide free medical treatment to underprivileged people in Nigeria. More...

Harvest Bowl recognizes Karas farming operation

NDSU Harvest Bowl program recognizes the success, dedication and hard work of outstanding agriculturists. More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

We are looking forward to a busy week of entertainment here at Good Samaritan!  Activities this week  Thursday, Dec. 14; PRHS Choir, 12:40 p.m.; baking kolaches, 1 p.m.; Birthday party hosted by St. More...

Obituaries

Louis Daniels

Fargo

Louis “Louie” Daniels, 72, Fargo, died unexpectedly at home Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017.  More...

David Collette

Grafton

David Collette, 87, Grafton died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at Lutheran Sunset Home in Grafton.  Services were held today, Wednesday, Dec. 13, at St. More...

Jocelyn Kopperud

Denver, Colorado

Jocelyn ( Ki rkhus) Kopperud, 83, died in her home in Denver, Colorado, on Dec. 9, 2017, with her husband and five children with her.  More...

School

Gifting kids with a great bedtime story

Minto students providing PJs for homeless children

Hewitt Elementary School and Extended School Program (ESP) students are participating in a project that is bringing the concept of giving to the forefront this holiday season. More...

Valley-Edinburg Public School earns STEM grant

ACS program part of community giving initiative

Valley-Edinburg High School is one of six schools to receive a grant from American Crystal Sugar Company to support STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education.   More...

N.D. high schools get a B in teaching personal finance

High schools in the state of North Dakota earned a B Tuesday, Dec. 12, for teaching personal finance. The grade was in “Is Your State Making the Grade? The 2017 Report Card on State Efforts to Improve Financial Literacy in High Schools.” More...

Religion

A first for state's Missouri Synod

Tami Ulland hired as district business manager

Tami Ulland can consider herself somewhat of a pioneer. In September, the Minto woman was hired by the North Dakota District Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) Board of Directors as the district’s new business manager. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

One of the beautiful things about the Bible is the timeliness and richness of its teachings and how it seamlessly blends together. More...

CHRIS LARSON BATTLES BACK

In the hospital since Aug. 26

A fundraiser for Grafton native, Christopher Larson, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 17, at Federated Church United Methodist located at 716 Griggs Ave. in Grafton. More...

Nutrition Station opens in downtown Grafton

Club offers a variety of nutritious products

GRAFTON-Downtown Grafton welcomed its newest business last week as Denise and Roger Christianson opened Nutrition Station, a nutrition club for all ages. More...

News

Councilmember Jamieson named interim Minto mayor

Special meeting to fill council position

Without a petition to hold a special election to elect a replacement for Lane Kelley as mayor of Minto, the city council voted to appoint councilmember Larry Jamieson interim mayor. More...

Accident claims life of Fordville man

Icy roads lead to crash

Edgar Behm, 90, Fordville, died after a Monday morning accident in Ramsey County.  Behm was traveling west on Ramsey County Road 2 when his car spun out of control on an icy road near Devils Lake.  In a press release from North Dakota Highw More...

County Court Report

OCTOBER 2017 DISPOSITIONS  More...

Happenings

The Polar Express: an interactive experience

Thrive Church hosting fun family event Dec. 22

Thrive Community Church of Grafton invites area families to a fun event featuring a special showing of a favorite holiday film, “The Polar Express” starring Tom Hanks on Friday, Dec. 22, at 6 p.m.  More...

Tri-parish churches change Christmas Mass schedules

The Christmas Eve and Christmas Day mass schedules at the tri-parish of St. John’s Nepomucene Catholic Church in Pisek, St. Joseph’s in Lankin and Sts. More...

Christmas Eve service set at Grafton church

Grafton Federated Church and Knox Presbyterian Church of Minto will host a joint candlelight Christmas Eve worship at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 24, at the church in Grafton located at 702 Griggs Avenue. Everyone is welcome to attend.   More...

Opinion

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Shopping local

RECORD EDITORIAL

For those who missed the Grafton Chamber of Commerce Wine Walk last Thursday night, you missed a great night of deals from local businesses. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  According to a report by A.G. Strand, school chairman for the 1956 March of Dimes, the total contributions by schools was $813.19. More...

Sports

Lady Mustangs take down Raiders

M-M dominates to remain undefeated

The Midway-Minto (M-M) Mustangs girls basketball team went into their home game against the Lakota Raiders last Thursday with a 2-0 season record and were determined to remain undefeated.  More...

Spoilers crush Indians in home opener

Grafton’s defense overpowers FW-M

The Grafton Spoilers boys basketball team opened their 2017- 18 season at home against last year’ s state runnerup the FourWinds-Minnewaukan ( FW- M) Indi ans last Saturday. More...

Strong first period leads G-PR to another home win

Spoilers improve overall season record to 5-1

The Grafton-Park River (G-PR) Spoilers hockey team continued their winning streak with a 6-4 EDC victory over the West Fargo Sheyenne Mustangs at Grafton Centennial Center Tuesday.  More...