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Maria Wharam’s Make-A-Wish dolphin tale

Girl with cystic fibrosis gets trip to Bahamas

Maria Wharam received an early Christmas gift and now has her own dolphin tales to tell. More...

Emily Moquist, Jared Risan announce wedding plans

Emily Moquist and Jared Risan announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.  Parents of the couple are David and JoAnn Moquist of Crystal and Michael and Helen Risan of Bismarck.  More...

Christmas at the Lutheran Sunset Home

RIGHT: Leading the singa long at the Lutheran Sunset Home Christmas program for the home's residents last Thursday are, from left, Steve Larson, Jean Jiskra, Angie Carriere and Marvin Mielke. More...

Obituaries

Eleanor Grzadzielewski

Grand Forks

Eleanor S. Grzadzielewski, age 96, of Grand Forks and formerly of Ardoch and Minto, passed away Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks.  More...

Donald Normand

June 2, 1933-Dec. 15, 2014

Donald Anthony Normand, age 81, passed away peacefully Dec. 15, 2014, at home in Boring, Oregon. More...

Emma Dvorak

Grand Forks

Emma Dvorak, 101, of Grand Forks and formerly of Conway, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at Valley 4000, Woodside Village in Grand Forks.  More...

School

Secondhand Smoke Poster Contest winners

Walsh County Health District held its annual Secondhand Smoke Poster Contest recently that is open to all Walsh County sixth graders.  More...

Getting a 'Head Start'

Wilbur-Ellis, a company that markets and distributes agricultural products, recently donated $1,200 to Walsh County Head Start to purchase Christmas gifts for students and their siblings, as well as More...

Century first graders have late requests for Santa Claus

Editor's Note: When the Santa letters from Century Elementary School were brought in to The Record office for the annual greetings section which was included in last week's edition, letters written by students in Sara Miller's first grade class were More...

Religion

Sunday Schools share joy of Christmas

The Sunday School Christmas program at Zion Lutheran Church of rural Hoople was held Sunday, Dec. 14, during the morning worship service. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

This time of year I think about the miracle of birth quite a bit. I was born on the 22nd of December 1960. My poor mom had to miss the Christmas program in 1960 to give birth to me. More...

MUSIC CREEK symphony

winter music, rhythm, lights

Louis Fromherz, better known as “Janitor Louie” was a crowd favorite as he performed a self-titled song called “Winter Serenade.” More...

FAN- tastic

The Sioux house

VESELYVILLE – Mike and Sally Dvorak, devoted Fighting Sioux fans, let us into their Veselyville home during a Christmas open house on December 6. More...

News

Santa big buck winner

Jalene Suda, right, pictured with her daughter Alivia, front, was the lucky recipient of $300 in Grafton Bucks at last Saturday’s Big Bucks from Santa. More...

County Court Report

OCTOBER 2014 DISPOSITIONS  More...

Fundraiser to roast retired North Dakota senator

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem will be master of ceremonies for a “Roast and Toast of Sen. John Andrist,” a North Dakota Newspaper Association Education Foundation fundraiser to be held Jan. More...

Happenings

Birthdays

December 25  Oliver Bogert, Grafton  December 26  Gary Hajicek, Grafton Frank Matcha, South Haven,  Mississippi Kris Klava, Grafton Denise Seboe, Grafton  December 27  Bruce Gronvold, Barton  December 28  Gabri More...

Health notes

E-Cigs – Parents beware  Take the time to look behind the counter at your convenience store when you fill on gas or shop. More...

The Christmas story

Posed and ready to recite their parts for the Christmas program at St. John’s Lutheran Church in St. Thomas Sunday are, front from left, Brooklyn Christinson and Kruiser Burns. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

The Bakken dinner show

Imagine the scenario 20 or 30 years from now as our children and grandchildren attend a comedy dinner show, not about the Hatfields and McCoys, but about North Dakota’s money grab of 2015.  More...

Turning back the clock

60 years   Four escape injury minutes before midnight as the car they were riding in skidded off the icy curve at the south approach to Grafton on Highway 81 and into the ditch. More...

Sports

Grafton rolls over W-A-O

Boys take a victory in double header

Grafton 75 W-A-O 44   The Grafton Spoiler boys’ basketball team took down the Warren-Alvarado-Oslo (W-A-O) Ponies in the first game of a girls/boys double header in Grafton on Tue sday. More...

Lady Spoilers saddle Ponies

Grafton presses into points

Spoilers 47 Ponies 33   The Grafton Spoilers girls basketball team cinched up their defense enroute to a 47-33 win over the Warren-Alvarado- Oslo (W-A-O) Ponies in Grafton on Monday.  More...

Spoilers fall to Rams, Bruins during the week

Grafton-PR hockey skids into break

The Grafton-Park River Spoilers headed into the Christmas holiday break with a two-game losing streak, after falling to the Roseau Rams and Fargo South/Shanley Bruins last week.  Roseau 7, G-PR 1  More...