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September 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

BOUNTIFUL HARVEST

Nadine Berg, left, and Madeline Anderson show off some of the watermelons and other produce grown by Berg and her husband Scott in their garden near Oakwood. More...

Special Sections

Community

Bricanna’s small blessings

First birthday - nine pounds

One-year-old’s rare genetic disorder keeps doctors guessing More...

Irene Mozinski to celebrate 90th birthday at open house

Irene Mozinski will celebrate her 90th birthday at an open house held in her honor. The birthday party will be held Sunday, Sept. 21, from 2-5 p.m., at the Minto Community Center in Minto. More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

We all enjoyed seeing the antique cars and tractors, as well as the North Dakota 125th Anniversary Party at Pioneers Days by Icelandic State Park. A reminder our fall book sale and lunch will be Sept. 18, from 2-4 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Gloria Grinde

Mayville

Gloria Grinde, 79, joined her savior on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at Luther Memorial Home in Mayville. More...

School

At the head of the class

"At the head of the class" is intended to introduce The Walsh County Record readers to new teachers in area school districts. Rachel Boyenga Rachel Boyenga is teaching fourth grade at Minto Public School this year. More...

Back to the classroom

Central Middle School students participated in the seventh annual Back to School Walk on the first day of school, Wednesday, Aug. 27. More...

Tobacco-free schools increase across state

Health district reports all county schools smoke-free

Another school year is here, and according to the North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy (the center), there are now 138 North Dakota school districts with comprehensive tobaccofree policies. More...

Religion

Knights of Columbus

Bishop O’Reilly Council No. 3918 continues to support its community

The Knights of Columbus was established in 1882 as a fraternal organization to help families of its members if an untimely death occurred. More...

St. Mary's in Park River plans annual dinner/bazaar Oct. 5

St. Mary’s Parish Fall Dinner and Bazaar will be held Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Park River. Dinner will include pork chops, potatoes and gravy, vegetable, salad bar and dessert. More...

AMLC WELCA to host bazaar

The Adams Mountain Lutheran Church WELCA will host their annual bazaar, bake sale and meatball supper on Wednesday, Oct. 1, from 4:30-7 p.m., at the church in Adams. Everyone is welcome to attend. More...

City council passes first reading of storm sewer ordinance

Water treatment plant construction bids rejected

GRAFTON – At its regular meeting on Monday, Grafton’s City Council passed the first reading of an ordinance which will require city residents to pump water from their sump pumps outside and not into the city’s sanitary sewer system. More...

School bond, Walsh County Water Board Drain discussed at Minto City Council

City budget for 2015 gets first reading Monday night

MINTO – Two of the most perennially dominant issues for local government - water and taxes - were items of new business discussed at this month’s Minto City Council meeting. More...

Health insurance renegotiated

Grafton School District approves salary increase

GRAFTON – The Grafton School Board (GSB) met at 5:30 p.m. on Monday at the Grafton High School for their regular monthly meeting. More...

News

Former Park River teacher to serve three years in prison

Kiefer enters guilty plea on four counts

A former Park River elementary teacher and girls hockey coach accused with having sex with a 16-year-old Park River girl will spend three years in prison with the North Dakota Department of Corrections. More...

Four car accident

A chain reaction accident resulted in damage to four vehicles Friday afternoon in Grafton. The accident occurred on Highway 17 near the intersection of McHugh Avenue at approximately 3:45 p.m. More...

Field fire

The Grafton Volunteer Fire Department responded to the call of a car fire located approximately three miles northeast of Grafton Sunday. More...

Happenings

Grafton Benefit Bridge Club to resume play Sept. 19

The Grafton Benefit Bridge Club will resume play for the new season on Friday, Sept. 19, at 1 p.m. The group will meet in the senior room at the Grafton Armory. Meetings will be held in that location every third Friday from September through May. More...

Lutefisk, meatballs to be served Sept. 28 at the PRBC

The 40th annual Park River Bible Camp Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner will be served Sunday, Sept. 28, at the camp. A bazaar/food sale will start the day-long event at 11 a.m. More...

Something fishy at story hour

Now that school is back in session, Story Lady is back in the swim. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 years More...

The fantasy sports life

For nearly 50 years, maybe even longer, certain forms of fantasy sports existed. More...

Sports

Spoilers fly by Bluejays

Hernandez runs for 229 yards

The Grafton Spoilers took to the road last Friday and came home with a 50-13 win over the Stanley-Powers Lake Bluejays for their first win of the season. More...

Grafton hosts runners

Girls place second, boys take fourth

The Grafton Spoilers cross country team played host to 159 high school and junior high runners from 13 schools last Thursday at Fair Oaks Golf Course in Grafton. More...

Aggies rob Raiders

Hunter races for 267 yards, four touchdowns

PR-F-L 40 L-E-DP 6 The Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies football team traveled to Lakota- Edmore-Dakota Prairie (L-E-DP) last Friday for a Region 2 matchup in Lakota and came away with a 40-6 win. More...