October 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

District 19 House candidates voice opinions on issues

Editor’s Note: Over the next three weeks, The Record will be offering voters inWalsh County an opportunity to see where District 19 candidates stand on a variety of issues. More...

Special Sections

Community

‘Just Keepin’ it Country’

Minto FD bringing Charlie Allen to community center

Thanks to a proposal by a local promoter, the Minto Fire Department will bring Charlie Allen’s “Just Keepin’ it Country” tour to the Minto Community Center for a benefit concert on Saturday, Oct. 11.  More...

Esther Jonasson to celebrate 100th birthday at open house

Esther Jonasson wil l celebrate her 100th birthday at an open house on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 1-4 p.m., at the Mountain Community Center.  More...

New Arrival

Reid Thomas Schulz, son of Justin and Lindsay Schulz of Crystal, was born July 15,  2014. At birth he weighed eight pounds, six ounces and measured 20 inches long. More...

Obituaries

Esther Tisdale

Grafton

Esther M. Tisdale, age 96, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at Unity Medical Center of Grafton.  More...

Eleanor Tupa

Larimore

Eleanor M. Tupa, 90, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Larimore.  More...

Lodifa Markel

Hoople

Lodifa Markel, age 96, of Hoople, passed away Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Center of Park River.  More...

School

Conservation consideration

Three Rivers SCD hosts sixth graders at ECO tour

The Walsh County Three Rivers Soil Conservation District sponsored the annual ECO Tour at the Park River Bible Camp on Sept. More...

School Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 2   Throwback Thursday at Grafton High School.  Park River School parentteacher conferences, 3:30- 9:30 p.m.  Park River Elementary School parent session on digital students, 6 a.m.  St. More...

GHS Homecoming court

Lucy El-Sarraf was crowned queen and Brady Christinson was crowned king when Grafton High School held homecoming coronation ceremonies Monday night in the school gym. More...

Fall Fest

  ABOVE: Grafton Parks and Recreation (GPR) offered free horse-drawn wagon rides Saturday as part of Fall Fest held in Grafton. The threeday event was sponsored by the Grafton Area Chamber of Commerce, GPR and local merchants. More...

Full dig starts

Beet harvest rolling

The full sugar beet harvest campaign for the American Crystal Sugar Company began today (Wednesday) at midnight.  According to Tom Newcomb with American Crystal in Drayton, the short-term weather forecast looks good to keep harvest rolling and m More...

News

39th Annual Lutefisk & Meatball dinner

Even the cold, wet weather couldn't dampen spirits at Sunday's annual event as volunteers shuttled patrons to and from their vehicles. More...

Volunteers pave Kingdom Hall parking lot

Last week a throng of volunteers converged on Grafton to construct a parking lot and driveway for the Kingdom Hall located just west of Grafton.  More...

Bones found during house remodel

Two fragments of bones, identified as human were found in the roof area of a house that was being remodeled at 343 Griggs Avenue in Grafton.  The work was being done by Craig’s Building Service in Grafton. More...

Happenings

October fall retreat time at Park River Bible Camp

October is fall retreat time at the Park River Bible Camp with a weekend event planned for junior and senior high youth, as well as a day camp for people with developmental disabilities and a day camp for first through third graders.  7-12 Grade More...

Walsh County Pro-life life chains set for Sunday

On Sunday, Oc t . 5, Christians will take a stand on over 2,000 miles of sidewalks and roads in more than 1,000 places throughout the United States, praying for an end to abortion. More...

Public Square Rosary Rally at St. Luke’s in Veseleyville

A Public Square Rosary Rally will be held at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Veseleyville at noon on Saturday, Oct 11.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Fall Fest proves successful

Hats off to the Grafton Area Chamber of Commerce, merchants in Grafton and Grafton Parks and Recreation for working hard to make the first “Fall Fest” a success. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years   Edinburg High School and seventh grade pupils were released from school to help with the potato harvest which was near its peak in the community. The recess was set to last for two weeks.  More...

Sports

We got spirit, how about you

Student bodies erupt at Aggies, Spoilers game

PR-F-L 3 Grafton 1   More...

Grafton cross country pushing the limits

Grafton runners tune up for final stretch

The Grafton Spoilers cross country team ran down to Larimore on Monday for a meet to prepare for the final stretch of the season. In all there were 207 runners from 18 schools that participated from the junior high to senior high levels.  More...

Aggies get in the saddle

PR-F-L defeat the Mustangs

PR-F-L 52 M-M 8   The Park River-Fordville- Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies played host to the Midway-Minto (M-M) Mustangs in Class A, Region 2 action on Friday Sept. More...