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October 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

INTEGRATION INTO GRAFTON COMMUNITY IS UNIQUE AND BENEFICIAL

Greg very active in various areas

This is the third of a four part series concerning Life Skills and Transition Center More...

Special Sections

Community

Breaking the cycle of abuse

Effects of physical, emotional pain can last a lifetime

Editor’s note: This is the first of a two part series in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The second part will appear in next week’s edition of The Walsh County Record.  More...

Wear Purple Day to show support for DVAC mission

Domestic Violence and Abuse Center announced it will participate in the national “Wear Purple Day” on Thursday, Oct. 19. More...

Minto class of 1967

Attending a 50-year reunion of the Minto High School class of 1967 recently were, front from left, Mary Ellen (Narloch) Campbell, Linda (Vavrovsky) Slominski, Mary (Rudnik) Mondry, Barbara (Shelquist) Schultz and Sue (Kilichowski) Johnson. More...

Obituaries

Marlys Carlson

Cleveland Township, Walsh County

Marlys Y. Carlson, age 81, of Cleveland Township, Walsh County, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at First Care Health Center of Park River.  More...

Nancy Haugen

Grafton

Nancy Haugen, age 66, resident of Grafton, passed away Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at Unity Medical Center in Grafton.  More...

Cicely Latraille

Grand Forks

Cicely Muriel Latraille, 91, Grand Forks, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at Valley Eldercare in Grand Forks.  More...

School

GPS a Lentz family tradition

School’s new IT guy third generation to work for district

Somewhere in his subconscious, Cameron Lentz was aware his uncle and aunt had been employed with the Grafton School District at one time. However the thought never crossed his mind when he applied for an IT job with the district last spring.  More...

School Calendar

Friday, Oct. 13 Miss North Dakota presentation at Park River Area School. Monday, Oct. 16 Park River Area Elementary School Lifetouch Picture retake day.  Tuesday, Oct. More...

Religion

Thrive extends a warm welcome

Church holds first worship Sept. 17

Thrive Community Church extended a warm welcome to more than 200 people when their first service was held in Grafton on Sunday, Sept. 17. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

God is real  There are many people today who question the existence of God. Here is how I know God is real.  First, I look at creation. I look at a cell and see complexity.   More...

NINE MINUTES IN VEGAS

Grafton woman escapes terror-filled shooting

BILLINGS, MONTANA – Katie Gorder, daughter of Roger and Morna Gorder from Grafton, shares her personal account of the night Las Vegas encountered needless tragedy on Oct. More...

Jelinek appointed to school board seat

Federal ESSA begins implementation

GRAFTON - Grafton School Board (GSB) met Tuesday morning for its regular monthly meeting at the Grafton High School conference room. More...

News

Seventh graders visit Morgan Printing

Manufacturing Day provides tours of local businesses

More than 220 seventh grade students from 12 area schools participated in the second Pembina- Walsh Manufacturing Day (MFG DAY) event last Wednesday. More...

Hay bales to be removed from rights of way

North Dakota state law requires all hay bales on North Dakota highway rights of way to be removed by Wednesday, Nov. 1. Hay bales remaining on rights of way after Nov. More...

Park River holds public hearing for 15.79 percent tax increase

2018 budget approved

Park River city council met Thursday for a public hearing regarding a 15.79 percent tax increase and to approve the 2018 budget.  More...

Happenings

Schedule listed for 103rd annual Walsh County Fair

The 103rd annual Walsh County Fair will get underway Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Chris Midgarden Arena (CMA) in Park River, across from the Park River Area School complex. The fair will continue through Saturday, Oct. More...

Grafton Lutheran Church Fall Dinner Sunday, Oct. 15

Turkey with all the trimmings will top the menu when the congregation of Grafton Lutheran Church serve their annual fall dinner on Sunday, Oct. 15.  More...

Fundraiser keeping history of Bechyne Heritage Hall alive

The annual Bechyne Heritage Hall fall fundraiser will be held Sunday, Oct. 15. The fundraiser is essential to keeping the history of the hall alive.  More...

Opinion

Johnny Future assessment day

Little Johnny Future is a fictitious character that lives in a not too distant time and a place not too far away. More...

Millennial Views

Fearing failure  More...

Conway Columnist

Big money dominates ballot measures   In its second meeting of the legislative interim, the Initiated and Referred Measures Study Commission puzzled over big money involved in measures on the North Dakota ballot. More...

Sports

Spoilers host Mustangs

M-M takes control of Region 2 match

The Grafton Spoilers volleyball team hosted their final home match of the 2017 season against the Midway-Minto (M-M) Mustangs on Grafton’s senior night for both volleyball and cross country Tuesday.  Lady Spoiler seniors are Amanda Erickso More...

Grafton takes on Devils Lake

Spoilers offense unable to find steady rhythm against Firebirds

The Grafton Spoilers football team traveled to Devils Lake (DL) to compete against the Firebirds in a Class AA matchup last Friday.Having a few guys out with injuries, the Spoilers were outnumbered by the Firebirds leading to a tough 21-6 loss after More...

Youth football jamboree

Grafton's David Perez, right, pushes a Park River opponent out of his way before gaining yardage during a youth football jamboree last Saturday. More...