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Commissioners commend Nelson on lifetime award

Overall county mills reduced for 2018

COUNTY - Walsh County Commissioners ( WCC) met Tuesday at the courthouse in Grafton for their regular bimonthly meeting. More...

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Community

Edinburg barber cuts out

LeRoy Pederson calls it quits after 65 years in business

Saturday afternoon, barber LeRoy Pederson and his family were together at his shop in Edinburg to close the doors for the last time. Pederson is finally calling it quits to a career that has spanned 65 years. More...

Nelson awarded lifetime achievement award

Walsh County Emergency Management director Brent Nelson was recently awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the North Dakota Emergency Management Association (NDEMA). More...

First Birthdays

Luke Ryley McKenna, son of Shane and Miranda McKenna of Grand Forks, celebrated his first birthday on April 13, 2017. More...

Opinion

Extension Exchange

Have you checked your credit report lately? More...

Where's the motivation

RECORD EDITORIAL

It’s late afternoon Friday on a rainy, dreary September day when the reality of the summer season is slipping away like an eager catfish on the Red River.  Where is the motivation to inspire others if there is little to no benefit to be fo More...

Political Cartoon

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School

Villarreal, Erickson crowned GHS royalty

Friday's coronation kicks off week of homcoming events

Jesus Villarreal was crowned homecoming king and Amanda Erickson homecoming queen when Grafton High School held homecoming coronation Friday morning in Grafton Public Schools Performing Arts Center.  More...

Homecoming week at Drayton High

Gaven Prigge was crowned king and Taylor Stegman queen when Drayton Public School held homecoming coronation Sunday in the school gym.  Other members of the royal court are Kelsy Woinarowicz, Laiken Larson, Zachery Johnston and Thomas Blawat.&nb More...

'Ultimate'ly awesome

During the month of August, Ultimate Gym owners Scott and Heather Robideaux conducted a school supply drive for local schools. More...

Religion

A pair of pastors

Married couple returns to area to serve local churches

Sunday mornings, David and Rena Peterson part company to attend worship services. Rena makes her way to Grafton Lutheran Church, while David goes first to Zion Lutheran, rural Hoople, and then drives to St. John’s Lutheran in St. Thomas. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Fog  More...

Centennial Center ice expected early October

Lobby project complete Nov. 1

GRAFTON - Grafton Parks and Recreation (GPR) held their monthly meeting Wednesday, Sept. 13 at the GPR board room. In attendance were board members Brad Burianek, Cory Burns, Ryer Stark and Scott Hills. More...

Minto city auditor retires

First reading of 2018 budget approved

Minto’s long-time auditor Tami Ulland is moving on. After serving the city for 23 years, Ulland has accepted a position with the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. Council members unanimously accepted her resignation, with regrets. More...

News

Park River watershed to expand east from Edinburg

Money is available for conservation projects

Park River watershed stakeholders gathered Friday in the Farmers Room at the courthouse to hear a presentation by Sarah Johnston, watershed coordinator for Walsh County Three Rivers Soil Conservation District and Danielle Gorder, Red River Regional C More...

Judgeship to remain in Grafton

Supreme Court agrees to pass on redistricting

North Dakota Supreme Court convened Sept. 13 and decided not to take action regarding redistricting of the Walsh County (Grafton) judgeship from the Northeast Judicial District to the Northeast Central Judicial District.  More...

County Court Report

JULY 2017 DISPOSITIONS  More...

Happenings

Potato bar on Sunset Founders luncheon menu

Lutheran Sunset Home’s activity room will be the venue for the Sunset Founders Fall Luncheon on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  More...

Benefit supper planned in Drayton for Amber Bjerke

A benefit supper will be held in Drayton for Amber Bjerke Saturday, Sept. 30.  The event will run from 4-7 p.m., at H.G.J. Memorial Hall. There will be a silent auction, bake sale and taco in a bag meal. More...

Unity sponsoring diabetes nutrition education class

Grafton’s Unity Medical Center is sponsoring a nutrition and diabetes education class at Hugo’s Family Marketplace in Grafton Monday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m.  More...

Obituaries

Vic Mears

Marshall, Minnesota

Vic Mears, age 73, of Marshall, Minnesota, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall.  More...

Winnifred French

Mesa, Arizona

Winnifred French, 76, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona.  Services were held Tuesday, Sept. 12, at Saint Timothy’s Catholic Community Church in Mesa. More...

Jennifer Winkels

Grand Forks

Jennifer Winkels, 41, Grand Forks, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.  Services were held Thursday, Sept. 14, at Calvary Lutheran Church in Grand Forks. More...

Sports

Athletes hit the court in GHS tourney

D-V-E senior Taylor Reilly, left, kills the ball past two opponents during a Grafton tournament game last Saturday. The Lady Titans were successful in the tourney, bringing home first place. More...

Lady Spoilers finish first

Seven teams compete in Cavalier

The Grafton Spoilers cross country teams headed to Cavalier last Thursday to compete in the Jason Shephard Invitational at Cavalier Country Club.  The girls varsity team won the meet amongst seven total teams with a score of 45 while the boys to More...

Grafton endures rain in loss to Wolves

Spoilers host second home game of 2017

The Grafton Spoilers football team hosted a Class AA game in Grafton against the Watford City ( WC) Wolves last Friday featuring plenty of rain and wind.  The Wolves took control immediately recovering their own kickoff for a first and 10 on the More...