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Sink ‘hole’ issue in Park River

Water board updates

COUNTY – The Walsh County Water Board met on Tuesday for their regular weekly meeting. Larry Tanke, Daryl Campbell and Robert Shirek were in attendance. The board approved the minutes from last week’s meeting. No bills were discussed. More...

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Community

4-H’ers participate in Communication Arts event

The 2015 Walsh County 4- H Communication Arts event was held Friday, May 8, in Park River. Twentythree 4-H youth participated in the contest representing six different Walsh County 4-H clubs.  More...

Minto Girl Scouts earn Silver Award

Three Cadet tes f rom Minto Girl Scout Troop 20135 received the Girl Scout Silver Award Saturday, April 25, at an awards ceremony held at United Lutheran Church in Grand Forks.  More...

Club News

Grafton American Legion Auxiliary   The presentation of membership pins highlighted the May 4 meeting of Grafton Unit No. More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Getz Odegaard

Fargo

Elizabeth “Betty” Getz Odegaard, 88, Fargo, died Sunday, May 3, 2015, at Villa Maria in Fargo under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.  Services were held Monday, May 11, at CHI Riverview in Fargo. More...

Donald Werman

Cavalier

DonaldWerman, 84, Cavalier, died Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Unity Medical Center in Grafton.  Services were held Saturday, May 9, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in rural St . T h oma s , with burial in the church cemetery. More...

Lawrence Omdahl

Floresville, Texas

Lawrence A. Omdahl, age 82, of the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home, Floresville, Texas, and formerly of Fordville, died Thursday, May 7, 2015.  More...

School

North Valley's technical society adds new members

Nearly 100 people gathered in the Grafton High School gymnasium as the North Valley Technical Honor Society inducted 21 new members and one honorary member on Wednesday, May 6.  More...

NVCTC students compete at state HOSA

Two teams place in health occupations events at Jamestown

Eleven students enrolled in health careers programs at North Valley Career and Technology Center in Grafton attended the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) state conference at the University of Jamestown on March 22-23.  More...

Valley-Edinburg NHS inductees announced

The Valley-Edinburg National Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony for new inductees on April 30.  This year’s National Honor Society address was given by Rev. Patrick Torbit, pastor of First Lutheran Church in Hoople. More...

Religion

‘Wrapped In Hugs’

Local church group donates shawls for organ donors

When Jennifer Hooey’s husband Kim was placed on a liver transplant list in March of 2014, the Grafton woman began the process of scouring every bit of internet and print information made available to them by LifeSource, the organization that co More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Running and parenting  More...

Brakes put on expansion

Auto repair business denied re-zoning request

GRAFTON - The Grafton City Council (GCC) met on Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the council chambers of the city hall for their regular monthly meeting. More...

Minto School to rent space

State of Grafton school address rescheduled

GRAFTON – The Grafton School Board met Monday night for its regular monthly meeting at the North Valley Career and Technology Center’s Resource Room.  More...

County honors peace officers

Commissioners prepare for meeting

COUNTY –The Walsh County Commissioners met on Monday, May 4 at the courthouse in Grafton for their regular bimonthly meeting. Jack Karas, Lawrence Burianek, Ernie Barta, Luther Meberg, Karen Anderson and Kris Molde were present.  More...

News

Nelson pleads not guilty to child abuse

Jury trial set for Sept. 29-Oct. 2

Grafton resident Jordan Mackay Nelson appeared in Walsh County District Court in Grafton on Tuesday for a preliminary hearing.  More...

Honoring our servants

Walsh County States' Attorney Barb Whelan leads a program on Monday in the Farmers Room at the courthouse honoring local peace officers for National Peace Officers Week.  More...

O’Hara accepts plea agreement on theft of property

Released from custody after 99 days

Wade Patrick O’Hara from Grafton appeared in court on Tuesday for his pretrial conference where he accepted a plea agreement as presented by Walsh County States Attorney Barb Whelan.  More...

Happenings

Area Legion posts planning Memorial Day services

Memorial Day is Monday, May 25, and many area Legion posts have announced services to commemorate the sacrifice of their fallen comrades.  Edinburg  More...

Kosobud Lodge lists dates for cemetery flowers, meeting set

WFL Kosobud Lodge reminds families of rules regarding the placing of Memorial Day floral arrangements at the Kosobud Cemetery in rural Lankin. More...

Silent auction to benefit Walsh County Relay For Life

The REM ND Stepbusters Relay For Life team is hosting a silent auction during the week of Monday, May 18 through Friday, May 22.  Items can be viewed and bids offered at 817 Hill Avenue in Grafton. Bidding hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Opinion

Technological prisoners

RECORD EDITORIAL

" What one does and what one says is a pretty good criterion of what one is."— Rilie R. Morgan, Nov. 7, 1923   Sometimes I wonder about the mystical process of thought and the journey between fantasy and harsh reality.  More...

Turning back the clock

60 years   Ann Williamson and Richard Jorandby won awards in the annual Stockwell public speaking contest at the Grafton school.  More...

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Sports

Area teams compete in Larimore

Park River girls and M-M boys take third place on Saturday

Larimore High School hosted their Polar Bear Track Meet on a cold Saturday. More...

Spoilers slide past Aggies

PR-F-L steals lead in the sixth, but fall short in the seventh

The Grafton Spoilers played the Park-River-Fordville-Lankin ( PR- F - L ) Aggies at Harris Halliday Fi e ld i n Grafton on Tuesday and walked away with their second season win over the Aggies, 6-5.  More...

Grafton fastpitch goes to regionals in fourth

Spoilers walk away with two victories

The Grafton Spoilers competed in a crossover competition in MayPort. More...