November 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Tax increase to start April 1

Grafton says yes to Measures 1, 2

GRAFTON – The voters in Grafton passed two local measures on last Tuesday’s ballot. More...

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Community

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Unity Medical Foundation auction Saturday in Grafton

This year marks the 16th anniversary of Unity Medical Center Foundation’s first Harvest Auction and Cash Giveaway Event. More...

Kosobud Lodge sponsors bike giveaway at the Walsh County Fair

WFLA Kosobud Lodge No. 106 sponsored a bicycle giveaway in conjunction with the Walsh County Fair. The bicycle giveaway is part of WFLA’s Kid Care program and the local lodge’s commitment to area youth.   More...

Neighbors helping neighbors

Walsh County Royal Neighbors Camp 307 members Marilyn Johnson, front left, and Joan Duray, back far right, recently presented five floral arrangements to members of the Unity Medical Center Auxiliary More...

Obituaries

Pamela Sondeland

Edinburg

Pamela Sondeland, 91, Edinburg, died Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at First Care Health Center of Park River.  More...

Hollis Nappen

Bismarck

Hollis Nappen, 96, Mandan, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center in Bismarck. More...

Betty McMillan

Fordville

Betty Antoinette McMillan, age 76, of Fordville, passed away surrounded by her loved ones on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at First Care Health Center of Park River, after a short battle with cancer.  More...

School

Far Off Broadway's enchanted world

GHS cast to present Disney's "Beauty and the Beast"

Performances set three nights at Central Middle School  More...

Honor Rolls

CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL  A Honor Roll   Grade 8: Sara Berger, Sophia Campbell, Zachary Crawford, Kaleigh DeGeldere, Alaina Droog, Ava Ekman, Fernando Escamilla, Grace Gaustad, Caitlyn Kaml, Jase Lehfeldt, Rosalinda Martinez, Hailey Narloch, M More...

St. Thomas School names students of the quarter

Three students were recently selected as the St. More...

Religion

Canada's Double Portion in concert

Canada’s Double Portion from North Battleford, Saskatchewan, will be the featured performers for Grafton Assembly of God’s Harvest Fest this Sunday, Nov. 16, at 10:30 a.m.  More...

Grafton church plans bake sale

The congregation at Grafton Lutheran Church will host their annual Christmas Bake Sale Saturday, Dec. 6.  The bake sale will be held at the church beginning at 10 a.m. and will continue until all the bake goods are gone. More...

Drayton churches to host harvest festivals Sunday

Churches of the Drayton Lutheran Parish will host their annual Harvest Festivals on Sunday, Nov. 16.  The Harvest Festival at Drayton Lutheran will begin with worship at 11 a.m., followed by a potluck dinner. More...

Algae to be removed from Homme Dam

New program to help improve water quality status

PARK RIVER – A new program aimed at reducing soil erosion and fertilizer loss that will also improve water quality in the Homme Dam watershed is underway. More...

Grafton council approves utility rate hikes

More money appropriated to Grow Grafton Fund

GRAFTON – At Monday’s regular meeting, the Grafton City Council passed the first reading of ordinances that will raise water, sewer and electrical rates for residents of the city.  More...

Kjelland promoted to editor

GRAFTON – Jackie Thompson, publisher of the Walsh County Record (WCR) has announced the promotion of sports editor Todd Kjelland to the position of editor after the resignation of long time employee Mike Steinfeldt.  More...

News

Caribou Coffee time

  Hugo’s Family Marketplace in Grafton celebrates the opening of Caribou Coffee with management, staff and members of the Grafton Chamber of Commerce. More...

RRCF funding helps local business

Senator Heitkamp announces federal funds increase

In a statement released Nov. 6, U.S. More...

State officials denounce United States takeover of surface water regulation

In joint comments to be filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, leading North Dakota officials are urging the agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw a controversial, proposed rule governing U.S. More...

Happenings

Children will 'turn up the music' at story hour

“Play me some music,” says Story Lady at November story hour for Pembina County. Keep the beat to “Jazzmatazz,” “ Thump Thump Rat - ATat Tat,” but “Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo.”  More...

CanCerVivor Relay For Life team to host fundraiser

The CanCerVivor Relay For Life team is planning a fundraiser to coincide with National Lung Cancer Awareness Month on Sunday, Nov. 16, at the Minto Community Center.  More...

Technology fair at Park River Area Elementary Nov. 26

Parents and re sidents of the Park River Area School District are invited to attend a technology fair in the Park River Area Elementary School gym on Wednesday, Nov. More...

Opinion

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Does legal mean ethical

On November 1 many North Dakota State University (NDSU) students were educated about the slippery slope of political ethics.  An email sent to approximately 48,000 students (paid for by North Dakotans for Lower Pharmacy Prices, Lisa J. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years   The new “Veteran’s Day” holiday was observed for the first time in Grafton Nov. 11. There was a program held at Central School and day long activities were held at the American Legion. More...

Sports

AGGIES STATE BOUND

PR-F-L defeats Larimore with "Bear" defense

Aggies 7 Polar Bears 0 More...

Aggie season hits the wall

PR-F-L season ends in quarterfinals

F-S-H-P 3 PR-F-L 0 More...

Spoilers wind up season

Cavalier advances to bracket play in Region 2 tournament

Cavalier 3 Grafton 1 The Grafton Spoilers volleyball season drew to a disappointing close on the road with a 3-1 loss to the Cavalier Tornadoes on Friday in the play-in round of the Region 2 tournament. Leading the Spoilers was More...