November 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Centennial Center project nears completion

Park board to set deposit rate for ice usage

GRAFTON –Grafton Parks & Recreation held their monthly meeting last Wednesday at the Parks & Rec board room in Grafton.  More...

Special Sections

Community

Prevention best medicine for substance abuse

Health district receives grant to execute strategies

Walsh County Health District was one of 10 recipients of a $70,000 grant earmarked for substance abuse prevention campaigns. More...

Deer hunter's widow

While bids were being taken at the 30th annual Park River Bible Camp Quilt Auction in the camp's chapel Sunday afternoon, Elaine Byron of Park River, along with many other quilters were gathered in the camp's gym for the annual Deer Hunter Widows Qui More...

Club News

Grafton American Legion Auxiliary   Members of the Grafton American Legion Auxiliary brought school supplies, in recognition of American Education Week, to its Nov. 6 meeting at Shananigan’s. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Shereck

Devils Lake

Dorothy Rose Shereck, 80, of Devils Lake and formerly of Lawton, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at Heartland Care Center in Devils Lake, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s and multiple myeloma.  More...

Elizabeth ‘Betsy’ Knecht

Forest River

Elizabeth “Betsy” Knecht, 30, Forest River, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  More...

Viola Funseth

Park River

Viola Funseth, 74, Park River, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Park River.  More...

School

Developing leaders for a better tomorrow

NVCTC students designing projects to improve their community

Students in the Developing Leaders class at North Valley Career and Technology Center ( NVCTC) in Grafton are designing projects for the betterment of their community and the people who live here.  More...

Grafton FFA News

On October 23, six members of the Grafton FFA Chapter started their drive to Indianapolis, Indiana, for the National FFA Convention. The convention had a record attendance of over 67,000 people!  More...

Students of the Quarter at St. Thomas School

St. More...

City council discusses use of Grafton Armory

Various options were presented by architect firm

GRAFTON – Grafton City Council (GCC) meet Monday at 6 p.m. in the council chambers of city hall for their regular monthly meeting. More...

Commissioners approve Novak flowage permit

Gowan Construction awarded bid for bridge 141-21

COUNTY – The board of Walsh County Commissioners met on Nov. More...

News

Forest River woman killed in crash

Vehicle lands upside down in river

A Forest River woman is dead after her SUV landed upside down and was partially submerged in the river after a crash on Monday.  More...

Successful blood drive at Grafton High School

A total of 24 people volunteered to donate blood, and 18 were able to give during Grafton High School’s Nov. 1 blood drive. Eighteen total products were collected.  More...

MINTO SCHOOL HONORS VETS

Veterans and Legionnaires attending the program are, front from left, Robert Gruchala, Felix Rudnik, Marvin Jiskra, Tom Gerszewski, Kenny Kilichowski, Allen Robinson, Brendon Brazil and Art Shutt. More...

Happenings

Park River P.E.O. Tour of Homes Dec. 2

P.E.O. Chapter Q of Park River will host their annual tour of homes in conjunction with Super Santa Saturday on Saturday, Dec. 2. Tours will run from noon to 4 p.m.  More...

Drayton parish to host Harvest Festival

Drayton Lutheran Parish will host their annual Harvest Festival on Sunday Nov. 19. Drayton Lutheran will have their service at 10:30 a.m. and Skjeberg will have their service at 2 p.m.  More...

Tree of Light ceremonies to combine for 2017

During this season of remembrance, area residents are invited to be a part of the 30th annual Tree of Light Memorial Ceremony for Altru’s Hospice. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Task force is about governance

RECORD EDITORIAL

North Dakota is blessed with a robust higher education system. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Robert E. More...

Sports

Aggies state dreams come to a close

PR-F-L loses lead to Thompson rally

The number three-seeded Park River-Fordville-Lankin ( PR- F- L) Aggies walked onto their home court last Thursday to face the number one Thompson Tommies, with hopes of having the same tournament fate as they did in 2016.  More...

Titans crush Patriots for third place finish

D-V-E defeats number two seed to cap off season

The number four-seeded Drayton-Valley-Edinburg (D-V-E) Titans faced the number two MPCG Patriots in the third place match of the Super Region 2 volleyball semifinals in Park River last Thursday.  After a close first set, the Titans dominated the More...

2017 fall sports athletes awarded

Grafton cross country award winners announced last Thursday are, from left, Carlee Sieben (most valuable), Tommy Kern (most valuable), Cassie Sieben (most improved), Jayden LaHaise (most improved) an More...

Religion

Waiting on winter weather

Quilt auction raises $34,000 after a week postponement

Postponed a week thanks to an early arrival of winter weather, the 30th annual Park River Bible Camp Quilt Auction attracted a good crowd Sunday afternoon. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Orange Invasion  More...