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No summer break for school board

GHS principal released from contract

GRAFTON – The Grafton Public School Board meeting was held Tuesday, May 15. More...

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Community

Rollin' on the rhubarb

Elmwood board prepares for Rhubarb Fest

Historic Elmwood board members gathered June 13, in preparation for the Rhubarb Fest fundraiser held during SummerFest.  Rhubarb Fest will be Thursday, June 21 from 1-4 p.m. at the Historic Elmwood House. Entrance is $10 per person. More...

Second Stage to perform theater showcase Thursday

Program designed for special needs students

Grafton Arts Second Stage will perform its showcase at Grafton Performing Arts Center for the third straight year. Grafton Arts Second Stage is a theater performance for students with special needs, with a focus on language and social skills.  More...

First Birthday

Oliver James Mozinski, son of John A. and Megan Mozinski of Barnesville, Minnesota, celebrated his first birthday on March 2. He has a sister, Maizey, who is 3-1/2.  His grandparents are Keith and Debbie Berg of Park River and John L. More...

Obituaries

Edith Ramsey-Flint

Oro Valley, Arizona

Edith D. Ramsey-Flint, 83, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Friday, June 8, 2018, in hospice care at Catalina Springs Memory Care, Oro Valley, Arizona.  More...

Nira Fredericksen

Mitchell, South Dakota

Nira “Dolly” Fredericksen, 85, Mitchell, South Dakota, formerly of Grafton, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell.  More...

Joshua Bruce

Grafton

Joshua Bruce, 23, Grafton, passed away onWednesday, June 13, 2018, at his home in Grafton.  Joshua Lawrence Bruce was born July 23, 1994, in Grafton, son of Frank Hernandez and Christina Bruce. More...

School

Local youth go on . . . King Arthur's Quest

Missoula Children's Theatre provides fun, unique opportunity for area kids

Nine-year-old Lia Burns participated in the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of King Arthur’s Quest this past weekend, and although she did admit that she was a little nervous when she got on stage in front of more than 200 people, More...

BIO Girls kicks off first season in Grafton

BIO Girls will kick off its first season in Grafton on July 9. Believing In Our Girls and giving them the confidence to be themselves, Beautiful Inside and Out, BIO Girls is a 12-week program for girls in grades 2-6 that empowers adolescent girls. More...

Take Note

North Dakota State University awarded 1,810 degrees to students for spring 2018. The following local students are listed with hometowns, degrees earned and their major. Students with asterisks graduated with honors. More...

Religion

Churches in Chile prove insightful

Minto woman visits partner parishes in Latin America

Tami Ulland, North Dakota District business manager for Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, recently spent time in Chile visiting partner churches. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

In late October 2016, as my little tour group was leaving the Sea of Galilee, someone looked out the window, and up, and asked me if ‘that’ was where we were going this morning. I did not know!   More...

KISS THE GIRL

An alligator gets some pre-oven lovin’ from Jan Thompson, who gave him a smooch at Home of Economy in Grafton last Wednesday. The gator was smoked overnight and served the following day at a free lunch for the community.   More...

Parks and rec reports busy, thriving summer

Long-time board member conducts last meeting

GRAFTON – Parks and recreation (GPR) met last week with Brad Burianek, Scott Hills, Cory Burns and Ryer Stark present, as well as director Bill Dahl and business manager Matt Oppegard. Todd Storey was absent.  More...

News

Grafton Gator Feed

LEFT: The CEO of Home of Economy, Scott Pearson, explains how an alligator is seasoned during the prep for a community cookout on June 13. More...

Post office blamed for continuance in terrorizing, kidnapping case

Preliminary for Benavidez rescheduled for July

Guadalupe Rodrigo Benavidez, Jr. appeared in Walsh County District Court last week in front of Judge Laurie Fontaine with his attorney Henry Howe.  More...

McLeod enters open guilty plea in gross sexual imposition case

State recommends max sentence cap of eight years

Thomas Seth McLeod, 20, appeared in Walsh County District Court last week with his attorney on the charge of gross sexual imposition, a class A felony, stemming from accusations made by a 13-year-old girl. More...

Happenings

Deli Day at Trinity Lutheran in Edinburg

Deli Day will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Edinburg on Tuesday, July 3. Take-out orders of pulled pork, macaroni salad and homemade baked beans will be available by the plate, halfpint, pint or quart. More...

Aggie Alumni Association get-together planned

All Aggie alumni and friends are invited to the annual gettogether Tuesday, July 3, at historic Park River Legion Coliseum. Social hour is at 5:30 p.m. and dinner catered by Shananigans is at 6 p.m. More...

Youth at Grafton Lutheran will host fundraising BBQ

Youth from Grafton Lutheran Church will host a BBQ fundraiser after the parade on Saturday, June 23, outside the church.  More...

Opinion

Lost in translation

RECORD EDITORIAL

The Trump administration has gone full-blown zero-tolerance on immigration, resulting in a crackdown on those crossing the border illegally.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Turning back the clock

60 years  John (Jack) Walters, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. John G. More...

Sports

Aggie Barrel Series gets underway

Riders also compete in pole bending event

The Aggie Barrel Series hosted by Walsh County Saddle Club got underway on June 13 at the Aggie Arena in Park River.  There were events held for pee wees, open and youth as well as a pole bending category.   Pee Wee draw  More...

Record sports On deck

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Pirates dominate to win first place

Park River defeats Thompson for another title

The Park River (PR) Pirates Post 147 American Legion baseball team repeated history when they defeated Thompson 9-5 in the championship game of the Robert Montgomery Memorial Tournament in Grand Forks last Sunday, much like their Class B state title More...