April 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Walsh County Fair set for Oct. 21-24

Fire danger levels creeping up

COUNTY –The Walsh County Commissioners met on Monday at the courthouse in Grafton for their regular bi-monthly meeting. More...

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Community

Building in his blood

Floyd Gemmill still swinging a hammer at age 90

A livestock producer at heart, Floyd Gemmill had to use some ingenuity to get through tough times cattle farmers experienced in the 1970s. More...

Therapeutic donation

David and Rebecca Svobodny of Park River, from left, present a $5,000 check to First Care Health Center Board president Susan Phelps and First Care CEO Louise Dryburgh. More...

Hall, den Boer marry on Dominican Republic beach

Julie Christine Hall and Eric den Boer were married on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, on the beach at Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Following the ceremony, a beachside reception was held.  More...

Obituaries

Arnold Krile

Forest River

Arnold Krile, age 74, of Forest River, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at his home.  Arnold Frank Kr ile was born Aug. 16, 1940, at Grafton, the son of Joseph and Mary (Cicha) Krile. More...

Stuart Swartz

Pisek

Stuart A. Swartz, age 43 of Park River, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015, of gastrointestinal cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family.  More...

Bonnie Hagen

Grafton

Funeral services for Bonnie Lynn Hagen, age 55 of Grafton, were held on Thursday, April 2, 2015, in the Nero Funeral Home in Bottineau. Burial will be at the Oak Creek Cemetery also in Bottineau. More...

School

North Valley’s FBLA chapter attends conference

Three students place at state competition

North Valley Career and Technology Center’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter attended the North Dakota State FBLA Leadership Conference in Fargo, March 29-31.  More...

Area students place at state science fair

The 65th annual North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair was held at the University of North Dakota Wellness Center in Grand Forks on March 26-27. Three students from the area were award winners in their region at the fair.  More...

Local students win state ag day essay, poster contests

An awards ceremony was held at North Dakota Agriculture Day at the State Capitol in Bismarck on April 1, recognizing winners of the 2015 North Dakota Agriculture Day student poster and essay contests.  The theme of this year’s contest was More...

Religion

From the Pastor’s Desk

As a pastor, I often find myself stuck in a bizarre sort of time warp. This is a common problem for me during Holy Week. As I write this column, I am sitting in my office on Good Friday.  More...

At the cross

This wooden cross lawn decoration, placed in a yard on the corner of Fifth Street and Kittson Avenue in Grafton, wishes passersby the blessing of Easter. More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

Mary Martin’s fifth graders from Park River Area Elementary School came for an Easter egg hunt last week! They wanted me to take this funny picture and I thought it captured how much fun we had. We could not get over all the energy they have. More...

EDC winding down housing rehab project

Life Skills and Transition Center in jeopardy

GRAFTON – The Economic Development Committee (EDC) met last Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. at city hall in Grafton. In attendance were Len Wysocki, Don Hutson, Keith Bjorneby, Phil Ray, Jason Carlson and Mary Houdek. More...

Spring clean-up dates set

Another pontoon for lagoon

GRAFTON - The Ways and Means Committee (WMC) met Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the city hall council chambers for their regular monthly meeting. More...

News

Langowski faces 81 years in jail

Jury trial set for June

Ashley Lane Langowski appeared in Walsh County District Court last Wednesday for her preliminary hearing before district judge Richard M. Geiger. More...

Pulvermacher takes plea agreement

Restitution to PetroServe USA equals $51,000

Kelsy Marie Pulvermacher, 25, was arrested October 13, 2014 for stealing an alleged $58,000 while working as a manager of the Grafton gas station and convenience store.  More...

The passing of the book

Luke Lutovsky, right, passes the Walsh Centre Township bible to Jody Tibert, the new treasurer of the township. Lutovsky retired after nearly 60 years of dedicated service to the township.   More...

Happenings

Fundraiser for community center planned in Drayton

A Family and Friends Spring Celebration fundraiser for the H.G. Johnson Memorial Community Center is being planned for Sunday, April 26, at Hasting’s Landing restaurant in Drayton.  More...

Preservation group to meet

The next meeting of the Walsh County Historic Preservation Committee will be Monday, April 20, beginning at 7 p.m., at the Red River Regional Council (RRRC), located in the Chase Building at 516 Cooper Ave, Grafton.  More...

Booksie’s birthday celebration at Pembina County Story Hour

“Booksie the Clown” will be celebrating her 12th birthday at Pembina County Story Hour for April. She will be reading stories such as “Birthday Rules,” “The Circus Ship” and “Extraordinary Jane.”  More...

Opinion

Choice or discrimination

RECORD EDITORIAL

" What one does and what one says is a pretty good criterion of what one is."— Rilie R. Morgan, Nov. More...

Political Cartoon

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Turning back the clock

60 years   The price of potatoes had reached a figure of nearly $4.00 a bushel for U.S. More...

Sports

Youth soccer in Grafton

Grafton Parks and Rec hosts program for local children

Grafton Parks and Recreation (GPR) is hosting a youth soccer program for the second year in a row with head coach Gabby Lopez. It began last Thursday and ends in the middle of next month. More...

From the sidelines

Bear with me

As I passed over my four month mark of being the first female sportswriter for The Record on April 1, I thought back on the sports I’ve covered so far and the new ones coming up as spring begins….if it ever does.  More...

All North Dakota and South Dakota athletes are eligible for 2015 State Games of America

Amateur athletes and teams from North and South Dakota are encouraged to enter the 2015 State Games of America (SGA) hosted in Lincoln, Nebraska, July 28–August 2.  More...