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May 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

NVCTC sponsors UAS summer camp

Expanded course offers students aviation skills

GRAFTON – Entering its second year, the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Summer Camp, jointly sponsored by North Valley Career and Technology Center (NVCTC) and Northland Community College’s UAS program, has been set for Aug. 5-6. More...

Special Sections

Community

A fight to the finish line

Weisz back on marathon road after brain surgery

This past weekend, Brian Weisz strapped on his inline skates, focused on training to participate in two full marathons this summer. An athlete for most of his 55 years, intense training is not new for the Park River man. More...

A visit from the queen

Miss North Dakota USA Molly Ketterling of Elgin made a special appearance at the Lutheran Sunset Home in Grafton last week. More...

Grafton couple to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

The family of Allen and Mardell Johnson of Grafton will observe the 60th wedding anniversary of the couple at a celebration in their honor on Friday, June 5, from 4-8 p.m., at 1435-110th Avenue N.E., in Bismarck. More...

Obituaries

Gloria Beckdahl

Gloria Lynne Beckdahl, age 73, passed away Monday, April 20, 2015, in St. George, Utah. More...

Verna Gerszewski

Grafton

Verna V. Gerszewski, age 106, of Grafton, passed away Monday, May 25, 2015, at the Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton. More...

Phyllis Koppang

Adams

Phyllis Koppang, 87, Adams, died Sunday, May 24, 2015, at First Care Health Center of Park River. Services were held today ( Wednesday, May 27) at Mountain Lutheran Church in Adams, with burial in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural Adams. More...

Sports

Runners impress at state track meet

Kjelland breaks state records twice in 100 meter dash

The 2015 North Dakota State Track and Field Meet was held on the Bismarck High School track on Friday and Saturday with many of our local runners bringing home impressive results. More...

Spoilers advance to state

Aggies falter to pressure in the seventh inning

The Grafton Spoilers baseball team lined up against the Park River-Fordville- Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies for a tense eight inning Region 4 championship game at Harris Halliday Field last Thursday. More...

Fastpitch awards

Members of the Grafton Spoilers fastpitch team from left to right, Taylor Stegman, Megan Osowski and Emma Papenfuss were named to the all region team, and Brandi Niemann, right, received honorable mention after winning at regionals last Tuesday. More...

Riparian program strives to improve water quality

Local landowners and governments benefit

GRAFTON – Since the mid-1990’s, the Red River Regional Council (RRRC) has hosted the Red River Riparian Program (RRRP). More...

School, community hear state of school

GPS public tours held Thursday evening

GRAFTON—The Grafton Public School District (GPSD) held a public information meeting last Thursday night in the Grafton High School library, allowing community members, government leaders and the school district a time to come together and highl More...

News

Year end celebration

First and second graders from Century Elementary School in Grafton visited the Strand Theatre on Tuesday for a year end movie. The movie shown was "Chestnut." More...

County Court Report

APRIL 2015 FORFEITURES More...

RRRC receives $61,000

Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, announced that the U. S. Economic Development Administ rat ion ( EDA) i s awarding a grant of $61,000 to help support economic development in the Red River region. More...

Happenings

Youth tractor safety school offered by NDSU Extension

A two-day tractor safety school course will be offered by NDSU Extension-Walsh County on Wednesday and Thursday, June 10-11. Part of the course will be taught in a classroom setting, followed by behind-the-wheel training. More...

Reading program returning at Carnegie Regional Library

The summer reading program for children is returning at Carnegie Regional Library in Grafton starting June 8. This year’s theme is “Every Hero Has A Story.” More...

Barbecue to benefit ACS Relay For Life

Team Phil-Team Bremer will be hosting a Relay For Life Barbecue Fundraiser Friday, May 29, at Country Smokehouse in Grafton. Serving will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu includes Grafton brats, hot dogs, chips, drinks and dessert. More...

Opinion

A grave concern

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 The Grafton city council was given cost estimates on a new raw water reservoir. The engineer estimated the cost was $116,000, including piping believed necessary for the treatment of the raw water. More...

School

Central School Awards Day recognizes student accomplishments

EIGHTH GRADE HONOR STUDENTS, front from left, Ava Ekman, Alaina Droog, Jase Lehfeldt, Caitlyn Kaml, Hailey Narloch and Josh Sunstrom. More...

Boone Foundation awards scholarships

The Ralph Boone Charitable Foundation contributed $25,000 for scholarships awarded to five Grafton High School seniors in the amount of $5,000 each, reflecting the foundation’s belief in the importance of education. More...

Central School Spoilers of the month

The administration and staff at Central Middle School in Grafton recently announced the Spoilers of the Month for March and April. More...

Religion

Confirmation Sunday

Confirmation Sunday was May 3 at Grafton Lutheran Church. Confirmands honored are, front from left, Lydia Severson, Danika Flanders, Amy Horter, Wyatt Skjerven, Michaela Anderson, Gabrielle Gaustad and Gabrielle Pfingsten. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Ecclesiastes 3: 1- 4 “ There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven - (2) A time to give birth and a time to die. A time to plant and a time to uproot what is planted. More...

Help for stuttering as close as Carnegie Library

Carnegie Regional Library in Grafton is helping reach those who stutter during Speech and Hearing Month and Nat ional Stut ter ing Awareness Week, both in May. More...