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August 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

State economic experts visit City of Grafton

RRRC presents funding challenges

GRAFTON – The Red River Regional Council (RRRC) held a board of directors meeting last Thursday in Grafton. More...

Special Sections

Community

Honored by his peers

Dr. Gerard Dahl is North Dakota Veterinarian of the Year

His career has spanned nearly 50 years, the number of patients he has provided care for is beyond calculating, as are the hours he has dedicated to his practice. It was an honor well-earned for Dr. More...

First Birthday

Reid Thomas Schulz, son of Justin and Lindsay Schulz of Crystal, celebrated his first birthday on July 15, 2015. Reid’s grandparents are Mark and Diane Gilleshammer of Grafton and Tom and Laurie Schulz of Crystal. More...

Four Generations

The Boone family gathered recently when this four generation picture was taken. More...

Obituaries

Barbara Kalgard

Park River

Barbara (Cole) Kalgard, age 79, of Park River, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at Good Samaritan nursing center, Park River. More...

Marianne Gustafson

Adams

Marianne J. Gustafson, age 85, of Adams, passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at First Care Health Center of Park River. More...

Leona Nelson

Grafton

Leona Blanche (Glanner) Nelson, 90, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at the Lutheran Sunset Home in Grafton. More...

Sports

Local teams face the net

Photos by Mike Alan Steinfeldt Midway’s Hanna Sampel serves the ball to Park River in Saturday’s season opening scrimmage held in Grafton. More...

Titans fumble home opener

D-V-E holds Spartans even through halftime

The Drayton-Valley-Edinburg (D-V-E) Titans nine-man football team l ined up against the Finley- Sharon- Hope-Page (F-S-H-P) Spartans on Friday night in Edinburg for their first game of the 2015 season. More...

Thunder rolls over short-numbered Mustangs

Hovde runs in Midway-Minto’s fourth quarter touchdown

The Midway-Minto (M-M) Mustangs opened up their 2015 nine-man football season with a game against the Hatton- Northwood (H-N) Thunder on Horner Field at Midway on Friday night. M-M eventually lost 56-8. More...

A NEW YEAR BEGINS

Photo by Todd M. Kjelland Isaac Graver, left, and Kurtis Graver arrive at Grafton’s first day of school at the new west entrance on Wednesday. More...

Walsh County farmers updated on field tour

Potato crop on deck

HOOPLE – Oberg Farms was the final stop on a three-part tour sponsored by Northern Plains Potato Growers Association last Thursday. More...

Reviving history through machines

Bata brothers resurrect 1922 diesel pump motor

PARK RIVER – This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Northeast North Dakota Pioneer Machinery Association annual threshing show. The yearly event will be held Sunday in Park River. More...

News

Mohagen agrees to plea agreement

Attempted murder charge reduced

Kevin G. Mohagen along with his attorney David Dusek, appeared in Walsh County District Court last Wednesday at his scheduled pre-trial conference and accepted a plea agreement presented by state’s attorney Barb Whelan. More...

Walsh County residents involved in head-on collision

Street sweeper driver uninjured

Two Walsh County drivers were involved in a head-on collision on Highway 18 at mile marker 209 in Pembina County last Thursday at 12:12 p.m. More...

Dalrymple announces decision not to seek re-election in 2016

Gov. Jack Dalrymple said that he and First Lady Betsy Dalrymple have decided not to seek re-election in 2016. Gov. Dalrymple said he and the First Lady look forward to serving the people of North Dakota through Dec. More...

Happenings

Football fundraiser will benefit endowment fund

Area residents are invited to come watch “The Clash of the Dakotas” – the football game between the NDSU Bison and UND on the big screen and support the Grafton Community Endowment Fund in the process. More...

Quilt Bingo for Camp Good Mourning returns to Grafton

Quilt Bingo for Altru’s Hospice Camp Good Mourning will be held in Grafton Sunday, Sept. 13. More...

Skejberg Lutheran’s ‘Picnic in the Park’ Sunday

Skjeberg Lutheran Church of rural Drayton will host its ninth annual “Picnic in the Park” at Schumacher Park in Drayton this Sunday, Aug. 30, from 5-7 p.m. More...

Opinion

Zombie watch

RECORD EDITORIAL

" What one does and what one says is a pretty good criterion of what one is."— Rilie R. Morgan, Nov. 7, 1923 More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 years Grafton’s Parade Band won first place at the “Life Comes to Brainerd-Paul Bunyan Vacation Land” celebration held at Brainerd, Minnesota according to a belated announcement received by director Joe Birkeland. More...

School

At the head of the class

Nine teachers added to GPS staff, four coming to Century from UVSE

Grafton students were greeted by nine new teachers when the school bell rang for the first day of school for the 2015-16 school-term this morning (Wednesday). More...

PNA Lodge 3043 awards annual scholarships

PNA Lodge 3043 of Warsaw recently awarded the organization’s annual academic scholarships for the 2015-16 school year. More...

School Calendar

Monday, Sept. 7 Labor Day, no school. Tuesday, Sept. 8 Valley-Edinburg School Board meeting, 7 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9 Drayton Public School early dismissal, 1:45 p.m. Grafton Public School early dismissal. More...

Religion

Father Hylden remembered

Beloved priest’s family gifts chalice to his former parish

This past Sunday, the family of Rev. Joseph Hylden presented a special gift to the congregation at St John’s Catholic Church in Grafton. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Is meekness weakness? More...