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World renowned opera singer to perform in Grafton

Pereira to sing Saturday at Luscious

World renowned tenor Remigio Pereira will perform in Grafton on Saturday. More...

Make a wish, it's your choice

Choice Financial launches program to grant wishes

Choice Financial Group saw a need and decided to fill it. More...

Small-town scenes

The healing power of moms

Last weekend, right on schedule with the first snowfall came my first sickness of the season. It made me think of being little, staying home to watch “The Price is Right” with Bob Barker and having my mom take care of me.  More...

Obituaries

David Bjerke

Emerado

David Bjerke, 76, Emerado, died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, after he courageously fought a battle with cancer.  Services will be held Sunday, Oct. 14, at Ascension Lutheran Church in Emerado at 2:30 p.m. More...

Dorothy Karas

Lankin

Dorothy Mary Karas, 73, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at First Care Health Center after a long battle with cancer.  More...

Camille Strandberg

Fairlawn, Ohio

Camille Strandberg, 80, Fairlawn, Ohio passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, after battling cancer in Copley, Ohio.  Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at New Covenant Community Church, Akron, Ohio. More...

School

Fun at the pumpkin patch

First grade students at Century Elementary School traveled to Nelson’s Pumpkin Patch in Emerado last week to celebrate fall. Our students had many exciting opportunities for fun and learning while at the pumpkin patch.  More...

Religion

A little steep

Finishing touches were being put on steeples at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Warsaw on Friday, Sept. 28. The roof was shingled within the last two years, said Father Brian Moen, but the steeples are just being done now. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Thriving under God’s leadership   Have you read this passage before?  More...

City votes to support Rendezvous Region

Public hearing scheduled for parking lot

GRAFTON—Maggie Suda of the Red River Regional Council and a member of the Pembina County Job Development Authority, explained the benefits of the Rendezvous Region (RR) to the Grafton City Council at its October meeting on Monday. More...

Beef numbers up at county fair

Tradition continues Oct. 17

COUNTY—Walsh County’s 100-plus year tradition, the county fair is set to continue for its 104th running Oct. More...

News

School rumor causes mass absences

No charges pending

Grafton School District last week dealt with a rumor that kept more than 50 students from attending class on Wednesday, Oct. More...

Combining snow

This combine finished up harvesting west of Grafton just before the snow fell last Friday morning. Snow fell throughout the day but melted over the weekend. The area is expecting more snow today (Wednesday).   More...

Morgan Hovde joins Record newspaper staff

I’ll admit that I was scared walking into The Walsh County Record for the first time. I had no idea what to expect, everything here was very out of my element.  More...

Happenings

Flu shot clinics available

Walsh County Public Health is offering flu shot clinics Thursday, Oct. 11 and Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. at the office, located at 638 Cooper Avenue in Grafton.   More...

5K run/walk this weekend

The Grafton FFA Chapter is sponsoring a breast cancer awareness and research 5K run and walk Saturday, Oct. 13 at Leistikow Park. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and race starts at 10 a.m. A $20 race fee will be collected, which includes a t-shirt. More...

Wear purple, win doughnuts

Because October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, area residents and businesses are encouraged to show support by wearing purple on Thursday, Oct. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Journalism under attack

(To mark the 78th anniversary of National Newspaper Week, the following editorial was written by Sid Schwartz.)  When has the work of journalists been more important?  Was it 50 years ago, when America’s inner cities were burning and More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Enrollment at University of North Dakota was predicted to reach 4000. That would be a new record by about 300 students. University President, Dr. George W. Starcher, said with the enrollment rise, there will be several adjustments. More...

Sports

M-M, Grafton put on close region match

Spoilers pull ahead for the win

The Midway-Minto (M-M) Mustangs hosted the Grafton Spoilers in a Region 2 volleyball matchup on Tuesday where both teams battled for close scoring in all three sets. Grafton managed to pull ahead at the end of each set to take a 3-0 victory.  More...

Second place titles earned by both teams

Carlee Sieben wins girls 5K run

The Grafton Spoilers cross country teams traveled to Warren-Alvarado-Oslo (W-A-O) High School and both the boys and girls teams finished in second place.  Sophomore Carlee Sieben finished with a time of 20:11, winning first place for the girls.& More...

Bundled up ball game

Cold temperatures couldn't deter the Grafton Spoilers football fans last Friday as they bundled up and filled the stands during a close Class AA game against Devils Lake. Temperatures were roughly 35 degrees with a 16 mph wind chill. More...