November 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

TRICK OR TREAT

Pirates and Mario Brother's characters roamed the streets of Park River last Friday for the annual Halloween tradition of trick or treating. More...

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Community

Just reward for a true-blue fan

Plans, fundraising underway for trip to Cowboys game

Dave Hokanson grew up in Texas, so perhaps it is just natural for him to be a trueblue Dallas Cowboys fan. More...

Linstads to observe golden wedding anniversary

Merlin and Ann Linstad of rural Fordville will mark their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, Nov. 6. Following a trip to Branson, Missouri, they will celebrate with their family at a private dinner.  More...

Barclays celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Arnold and Mary Ann Barclay of Grafton recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their family.  More...

Obituaries

Harvey Skjerven

Grafton

Harvey Skjerven, 91, Grafton, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at the Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton.  More...

Sandra Deschene

Grafton

Sandra Deschene, 59, of Grafton, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday morning, Nov. 4, 2014, at Unity Medical Center in Grafton.  More...

Sylvia Overlund

Portland, Oregon

Sylvia Overlund, 90, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in Portland, Oregon, after a short illness.  More...

School

Move 21 advancing technology at PRAES

Grant puts iPads, Chromebooks in hands of students

In March of this year, Park River Area Elementary School received a grant that has put advancing technology at the fingertips of every one of its students.  More...

School business managers recognized

Two area school business managers were recognized by the North Dakota Association of School Business Managers at the association’s annual convention held in Bismarck on Oct. 24. More...

Grafton grad with skin disease awarded UFIRST scholarship

Hannah Suda of Grafton received a 2014 UFIRST Scholarship - an award granted by the Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types (FIRST). More...

Religion

Auction a blessing for Bible camp

Quilters, volunteers, bidders contribute to event's success

The 2014 Park River Bible Camp Quilt Auction is now a memory for quilters, volunteers and bidders alike. But the talents of all combined made the auction a success.  More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Thank you

As I think about Veteran’s Day next week, I know there are many people who have more knowledge than I do about what veterans have gone through. More...

2014 General Election Results

Tuesday's unofficial results

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Council discusses drainage

Minto officials express frustration with water practices

MINTO – Several Minto residents, including some who farm land bordering Walsh County Highway 15 west of Minto, attended the Minto City Council meeting Monday to inform the council of new drainage and diking that is being constructed along the c More...

Walsh County commissioners listen to Sauter Township

Amends lease agreement with regional council

The Walsh County Commissioners, at their regular meeting Monday, visited with Sauter Township officials regarding their loan with the county. More...

Marvin executive resigns

Halvorson was plant manager since 2004

GRAFTON – Hans Halvorson, long-time plant manager at Marvin Windows and Doors in Grafton, resigned from that position effective Friday, Oct. 31.  More...

News

Grafton WMC awards self-help grant

PUC listens to water complaint

The Grafton City Council’s Ways and Means Committee (WMC) and Public Utilities Committee (PUC) held their regular monthly meeting Monday at city hall in the council chambers.  WMC  More...

The great pumpkin

Tucker Woods, left, and Emmit Miller made the rounds through the neighborhoods of Park River on Halloween night. More...

Recall election set in Minto School District

Voters in the Minto School district will be going back to the polls just a few short weeks after approving a school improvement funding issue. This time it is to answer the question of who will fill out the remaining seat on the school board.  More...

Happenings

Veterans Day programs planned in area towns

Veterans Day programs have been scheduled in three area towns .  Grafton  The Veterans Day program in Grafton will be held Tuesday, Nov. 11, at Marketplace on 8th at 11 a.m. More...

Scrapbooking, stamping retreat coming to PRBC

A scrapbooking and stamping retreat is coming to the Park River Bible Camp the weekend of Nov. 21-23.  The weekend will be all about scrappers and stampers, time to work on projects, visit and laugh. More...

Edinburg Fire Department to host $1,500 bingo Nov. 14

The Edinburg Fire Department will host their annual $1,500 bingo night on Friday, Nov. 14, beginning at 7:30 p.m., at the Edinburg Community Center.  More...

Opinion

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Let's remember our veterans

The following is part of a column which appeared in The Record on Nov. 7, 2012.  This Tuesday, Nov. 11 is Veteran’s Day. This annual holiday began with the ending of the first World War. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years   Four new Walsh County legislators were named following results of the 1954 general election. They were Clyde Kieley and Ralph Adamsen of Grafton and Isaac Isakson and George Berntson of Edinburg. More...

Sports

Aggies will power deflates Tornadoes

PR-F-L advances to semi-finals to play the Polar Bears

Aggies 34 Tornadoes 27 The Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies football team traveled south to play the Oakes Tornadoes with an entourage of fans and brought home a 34-27 victory in the Class A quarterfinals Saturday. More...

Spoiler season ends in Beulah

Grafton football falls to Miners

Beulah 41Grafton 6 The Graf ton Spoi ler s reemerged in the post season after a one year hiatus, but a season ending loss to the Miners 41-6 in the opening round of the Class AA football playoffs in Beulah on Saturday deflated any hopes of a post sea More...

Aggressive Burros suppress Spoilers

Grafton falls in region standings

Burros 3 Spoilers 0 The Spoilers volleyball team played host to the Region 2 leading Hillsboro-Central Valley ( H - C V ) Burros last Thursday in Grafton. More...