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September 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Community

A century of living

Gladys Baier observes 103rd birthday today

It’s Gladys Baier’s birthday today. She is celebrating 103 years. Her eyesight has diminished and her hearing isn’t so sharp these days, but the Grafton woman reflects back on those years without hesitation. More...

Suda family reunion

A Suda family reunion was held on the William and Angela Suda family farm on July 16, with more than 160 family members attending. The reunion started with a remembrance service honoring deceased family members. More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

Please join us tomorrow, Sept. 29, for our book sale and luncheon from 2-4 p.m. Activities this week Thursday, Sept. 29: Book sale and luncheon, 2-4 p.m.; movie night, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. More...

Obituaries

Carol Clark

Grand Forks

Carol Clark, 90, Grand Forks, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Valley Eldercare in Grand Forks. More...

Iona Peterson

Ocean Township, New Jersey

Iona Peterson, 81, Ocean Township, New Jersey, died at home Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Services will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, at 2:30 p.m., at Drayton Lutheran Church in Drayton, with burial in Skjeberg Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Drayton. More...

Marlene Frovarp

Park River

Marlene Frovarp, 77, Park River, died Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at First Care Health Center of Park River. More...

School

GHS Homecoming gets early start

Coronation to be held Friday morning

The schedule for Grafton High School Homecoming activities has a few changes for 2016. Traditionally held on a Monday evening at the high school gym, this year coronation will be held prior to homecoming week which is Oct. 3-7. More...

St.Thomas homecoming next week

St. Thomas High School will celebrate homecoming week Oct. 3-7. More...

Homecoming highlights

MINTO – Homecoming coronation was held Friday afternoon at Minto High School. More...

Religion

‘God’s Work, Our Hands’

Members of Zion Lutheran Church of rural Hoople gathered with Zion’s youth group on Sunday, Sept. 11, to celebrate “God’s Work, Our Hands” volunteering event to assemble care packages for Lutheran World Relief. More...

Winnie Hylden baptized by her father

Sunday, Aug. 14, was a special day for Park River native, Rev. Jarrod Hylden. In the presence of God and his family, he had the honor of baptizing his first child, daughter Winnie Maida Hylden. More...

Kids, parents rocket retreat at Bible camp

Park River Bible Camp will host a Dad or Mom and Me Rocket Retreat Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8-9, at the camp. More...

Farmers not diggin’ it

Potato growers pause for dryer days

COUNTY - Walsh County potato farmers are in a holding pattern again after rain amounts over the weekend ranged from just over an inch in most of the county to over three inches in the Minto area. More...

Ya you betcha’

PRBC serves up Norwegian delicacy

PARK RIVER – The 42nd annual Park River Bible Camp (PRBC) Fall Festival was held at the camp Sunday, complete with the traditional Norwegian delicacies of lutefisk and lefse along with meatballs, potatoes, gravy, coleslaw, corn, cranberries, ro More...

News

Meeting Thursday may reopen Collette Fitness Center

Senator Campbell optimistic for positive outcome

Grafton’s Collette Fitness Center (CFC) at Life Skills and Transition Center (LSTC) may reopen as soon as Monday according to Senator Tom Campbell. “I think it looks pretty positive if all goes well on Thursday,” said Campbell. More...

Cracking nuts

An American red squirrel on Western Avenue in Grafton was busy cracking, then hiding Ohio Buckeye nuts for food for the upcoming winter. The squirrel left a pile of shells while taking the inside nut for winter survival. More...

Governor candidates to debate in Bismarck

Candidates for governor of North Dakota will be asked to roll up their sleeves and leave their ties at home when they participate in an Oct. 3 debate sponsored by North Dakota Newspaper Association. More...

Happenings

Old-time fun at Bechyne Heritage Hall fundraiser

Everyone is invited to come out to Bechyne Heritage Hall Sunday, Oct. 9, for a day of good old-time fun at the hall’s fall fundraiser. Mass at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church will begin the day at 10:30 a.m. More...

Life chain planned Oct. 2 by Walsh County Pro-Life

On Sunday, Oct. 2, hundreds of thousands of Christians will stand on over 2,000 miles of sidewalks and roads in over 1,000 places throughout the United States, praying for an end to abortion. More...

Joint meeting set for Historic preservation committees

The next meeting of the joint Walsh and Pembina County Historic Preservation committees (HPCs) will be held Monday, Oct. 3, at 6 p.m., at Pembina County Museum in Cavalier. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Simulating common sense

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...

Turning back the clock

60 years Harold Peoples of Park River was the individual high shooter at the Walsh County Wildlife Federation’s trapshoot at the club west of Grafton. Peoples shot a 49x50. More...

Sports

Mustangs dominate Indians at home

M-M improves record with homecoming victory

The Midway-Minto (M-M) Mustangs powered through the wind and rain as they took on the Four Winds (FW) Indians in their homecoming game at Midway last Friday night. More...

Grafton hits gridiron in East Region game

Spoilers fall behind to Deacons in second half

Grafton Spoilers 11-man football team traveled to Fargo to compete against the number-one ranked Shanley Deacons in a Class AA East Region game last Friday. After a scoreless first quarter, the teams battled to tie it at 14 going into halftime. More...

Spoilers excel at net against GCC Cougars

Grafton steps up offense for a victory

The Grafton Spoilers volleyball team hosted a Region 2 match against Griggs County Central (GCC) Cougars on Monday. More...