May 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Construction Engineers to move trailers in next week

Board approves guaranteed maximum price

The Grafton School Board met at 5:30 p.m. on Monday at the Grafton High School for their regular monthly meeting. More...

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Community

Running for a cure. . . and Grandma Irma

Masko a Team in Training athlete for LLS research

When Meganne Masko’s grandmother who lived in Iowa was diagnosed with mantle cell lymphoma, a rare form of cancer for which there is no curative treatment, there was little her family could do except keep her comfortable. More...

4-H’ers participate in Communication Arts event

The 2014 Walsh County 4-H Communication Arts event was held Friday, May 9, in Grafton. Twenty-two 4-H youth participated in the contest representing seven different Walsh County 4-H clubs.  More...

Jessica Davis, Logan Hanson to exchange vows at St. John’s

Jessica Davis of Grafton and Logan Hanson of Grand Forks announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.  Jessica, daughter of Doug and Janelle Davis of Grafton, is a 2007 graduate of Grafton High School and a 2011 graduate of UND, earning a de More...

Obituaries

Dennis Lessard

Detroit Lakes, Minn.

Dennis Joseph Lessard, 68, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, died peacefully on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at the Frazee Care Center in Frazee, Minnesota.  More...

Betty Jean Christianson

Langdon

Betty Jean Christianson, 73, Langdon, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at the Cavalier County Memorial Hospital of Langdon.  Services were held Saturday, May 10, at United Lutheran Church in Langdon, with burial in Lebanon Cemetery, Langdon. More...

Gordon Petersen

Bismarck

Gordon R. Petersen, 92, of Bismarck and formerly of Rocklake, died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center in Bismarck.  More...

School

Making a change for the better

H2O for Life engages, inspires V-E students

Safe water not only lifts people out of poverty, but also saves billions of lives every year. Clean water at the touch of a faucet is something people who live in the United States take for granted. More...

Andrew Brummond receives AgCountry scholarship

Park River Area High School senior Andrew Brummond is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from AgCountry Farm Credit Services.  More...

4-H Foundation awards three scholarships

The North Dakota 4-H Foundation has awarded scholarships to three area 4-H members.  More...

Religion

Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa coming to Warsaw

Event part of St. Gianna’s Maternity Home 10th anniversary celebration

Hundreds of Catholics are expected to take part in welcoming the“Black Madonna,” an icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa, to St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Warsaw on Tuesday, June 3, at 6 p.m.  More...

Packing it in

Youth group members at Zion Lutheran Church of rural Hoople and chaperones who volunteered at the Feed My Starving Children MobilePack in Grand Forks in April are, front from left, Jennifer Thompson More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

We played the pipe for you, and you did not dance  Last Sunday being Mother’s Day I decided to call my mom and wish her a happy day and we started to talk about stuff – well she talked and I listened. That happens a lot.  More...

Committee, commission debate taxable valuations

New numbers pass by split vote

PARK RIVER – The Walsh County Soils Committee met for the second time in five days Monday at the NDSU Extension Service building meeting room in Park River.  At issue were land valuations for the 36 townships within Walsh County.  More...

City Council discusses funding road projects

User fee on utility bills possible source of revenue

GRAFTON – How to fund road projects in the city in the future was brought up again at Monday’s regular monthly meeting of the Grafton City Council.  In the past, road construction projects in the city were paid with a combination of More...

Doggie Mother's Day

Walking these three dogs on the bike path around Grafton on Mother's Day, from left, are Jacklyn McCash with Squirt, Liberty Komanetz with Marty and Konrad McCash with Leroy. More...

News

Charges against Grand Forks attorney Henry Howe dropped

State cites witness credibility in case of criminal conspiracy

The case against long time Grand Forks defense attorney Henry Howe was dismissed last Thursday. Howe had been charged with the crime of criminal conspiracy to tamper with a witness or informant in a criminal case, a Class C felony. More...

Walsh County Social Services receives award

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) officials from the N.D. More...

U. S. Postal Service participates in 'Stamp Out Hunger' drive

Every second Saturday in May, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America collect the goodness and compassion of their postal customers, who participate in the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Stamp Out Hunger Na More...

Happenings

Drayton churches to host Vacation Bible School

Drayton churches are again uniting to bring Vacation Bible School to children in Drayton.  “Gangway to Galilee– Amazing Grace Adventures” will be presented Monday through Thursday, May 19-22, at Drayton Lutheran Church, from 6 More...

Gangway to Galilee at Bethel Free Vacation Bible School

Bethel Free Lutheran Church in Grafton will host Gangway to Galilee Vacation Bible School the week of June 3 at the church in Grafton.  Children ages four years to those entering sixth grade next fall are welcome to attend the evening sessions f More...

County historic preservation commission to meet May 28

The Walsh County Historic Preservation Commission will meet Wednesday, May 28, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Red River Regional Council Office in the Chase Building located at 516 Cooper Avenue in Grafton.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Congratulations graduates

It is our hope that all of our readers take a few moments to look through the pages of our graduation tab, saluting area seniors, which you will find in this week’s issue of The Walsh County Record.  More...

Turning back the clock

60 years   Roman Horejsi, with an original oration on the “Menace of Communism” won top prize at the Stockwell Oratorical Contest held at Grafton High School.  Joan Kieley, using a memorized oration “I Speak for Democracy& More...

Sports

Grafton runs past Mustangs

Grafton needs two wins Thursday to host regional

The Grafton Spoilers baseball team galloped into Minto last Saturday and took an important league game from the Midway-Minto (M-M) Mustangs by a score of 11-1.  More...

Local tracksters aim for state

Three more to travel to Bismarck

Local track and field athletes have suffered through a season of weather-related schedule changes and are running out of opportunities to qualify for the state track meet scheduled for May 23-24 in Bismarck.  More...

Lady Spoilers take road trip

Grafton struggles over weekend

The Grafton Spoilers fastpitch team took to the road last weekend for a five game overnight trip to make up some games lost this year to weatherrelated delays.  More...