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July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Grafton downtown construction update

Road construction project grinds it out

GRAFTON – Grafton’s downtown street repair project that runs north through the business district on Hill Avenue (Highway 81) is on schedule.  During an update meeting Tuesday at city hall, Jason Peterson with North Dakota Department More...

Special Sections

Community

A place of support, hope and healing

Pregnancy Help Center celebrates 30 years

For 30 years, staff at Pregnancy Help Center in Park River have been a source of advice, as well as emotional and spiritual support for women experiencing an unplanned or crisis pregnancy. More...

GHS class of 1957

Grafton High School class of 1957 held a reunion during Grafton’s annual SummerFest celebration. More...

Kerian, Brien exchange vows at St. Stanislaus

John and Susan Kerian of Grafton announce the marriage of their daughter, Joan Eileen, to Gabriel Thomas Brien, son of David and Nancy Brien of Rolla.  The couple exchanged marriage vows on May 27 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Warsaw. More...

Obituaries

Dale Erlanson

Adams

Dale A. Erlanson, age 78, of Adams, passed away Monday, July 10, 2017, at Sanford Health in Fargo.  More...

Gene Gemmill

Edinburg

Gene Gemmill, 88, Edinburg, died Monday, July 17, 2017, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.  More...

Margaret Meagher

Grand Forks

Margaret A. Meagher, 77, of Grand Forks, passed away at her home with her family present on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.  More...

School

Building a business

Youth Entrepreneur Camp teaches secrets of success

North Valley Career and Technology Center brought reality to life last week for children interested in business ownership. More...

Sports

Spoilers crush Expos

Grafton 10-runs Fargo at home

The Grafton Spoilers defended their home field Sunday afternoon with an 11-1 win over the Fargo Expos. More...

BABE RUTH BAseball

  Austin Garcia tags a runner out on first during the Babe Ruth tournament over the weekend. Grafton’s Maroon team took third. More...

Park River wins big

Pirates have seven-run inning

The Park River Pirates took to their home field Monday afternoon for a game against the Fargo Expos. Park River earned a 16-0 win, finishing up the last of regular season play before the divisional tournament this week.  More...

RRRC votes to adopt 501c3 non-profit

Council recognizes outgoing members

GRAFTON – Red River Regional Council (RRRC) board of directors held their regular bi-monthly meeting last Thursday at the Chase Building in Grafton. More...

Softball complex sidewalks complete

Centennial Center waits for concrete

GRAFTON - Grafton Parks and Recreation (GPR) held their monthly meeting Wednesday, July 12, at the GPR board room. In attendance were board members Brad Burianek, Todd Storey, Ryer Stark and Scott Hills. More...

News

Additional charges filed for Moreno

Judge Olson denies suppression of evidence

Victor Moreno, age 36, a resident of Hoople, appeared in Walsh County District Court Friday before Judge Lonnie Olson to hear a motion to suppress evidence in case number 50- 2017- CR-00036.  More...

Crazy Days of summer

Crazy Day sales last Thursday at The Squire Shop in Grafton were met by “Shop Grafton” clad ladies who are, from left, Mary Beth Feltman, Amy Bolduc, Sharon Mlcoch, Rita Amiot and Elaine Collette.   More...

Herrera recharged after being aquitted

Defense lawyer calls Whelan action retaliatory

Anthony Soliz Herrera Jr., 35, appeared in Walsh County District Court last Wednesday and Thursday for his bench trial related to case number 50-CR2016-CR-53 in which the court ruled a not guilty verdict on charges stemming from alleg ations of Gross More...

Happenings

Police Blotter

July 1, 12 midnight, noise complaint in the alleyway on Burgamott Avenue.  July 1, 10:06 a.m., request for a welfare check on Harvest Moon Lane.  July 1, 4:32 p.m., animal complaint on East 14th Street.  More...

Extension offering elderly fall prevention course in Drayton

A “Stepping On” course, to help older adults with balance and strength to prevent falls, will begin Thursday, Aug. 10, in Drayton.  More...

Seniors to gather for picnic

Members of Grafton’s Sunshine Senior Citizens club will gather for their annual picnic at Leistikow Park on Thursday, July 27, at 4:30 p.m.  Everyone attending is asked to bring a lawn chair, drinks, their own silverware and a dish to shar More...

Opinion

Graduates 'wards of the state'

RECORD EDITORIAL

Sometimes kids say the darndest things, but when just plain foolish comments come from the lips of a state college president, one has to wonder as to the level of intelligence leading youth today.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 years  The Grafton Parade Band was designated by Governor John E. Davis as the official band of North Dakota. A large plaque which designated the band as the official band of the state was received by band director Joe Birkeland.  More...

Religion

Young Disciples at Sacred Heart

Minto church hosts weeklong camp for parish children

Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Minto hosted a Young Disciples Camp last week for the parishes of Sacred Heart and St. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

A memorial   More...