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Commissioners vote for County Road 10 re-route plan

Soils complaints top 500 plus

COUNTY –TheWalsh County Commissioners met on Monday at the courthouse in Grafton for their regular bi-monthly meeting. Jack Karas, Lawrence Burianek, Ernie Barta, Luther Meberg, Karen Anderson and Kris Molde were present.  More...

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Community

Relay For Life celebrating ‘30 Years Strong’

Walsh County’s ACS fundraiser is June 5

The American Cancer Society (ACS) has chosen “30 Years Strong” for the slogan for its 2015 Relay For Life fundraising events in observance of Relay’s 30th anniversary. More...

Trees Piano students present spring recitals

Trees Piano Studio, under the direction of Cathy Tweten, held its annual spring piano recitals on Sunday, May 3. The recitals, entitled “notes,” were held at the Lutheran Sunset Home in Grafton and Grafton Lutheran Church. More...

Sluke, Marshall to exchange marriage vows in Washington

David and Mary Sluke of Grafton announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Sluke of Seattle, Washington, to James Marshall of Redmond, Washington, son of Rick and Becky Marshall of Shorewood, Minnesota.  More...

Obituaries

Beatrice 'Bea' Houdek

Grand Forks

Beatrice “Bea” Houdek, 87, of Grand Forks, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 14, 2015, at Valley Eldercare Center in Grand Forks.  More...

Patricia Sobolik

Pisek

Patricia Sobolik, 66, Pisek, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Unity Medical Center in Grafton.  Services were held Saturday, May 16, at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Veseleyville, with bur ial i n the church ceme- tery. More...

Alice Hankey

Park River

Alice Hankey, 97, Park River, died Monday, May 11, 2015, at the Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton.  More...

Sports

Statebound Spoilers bury H-CV Burros

Grafton scores eight in second inning

The Spoilers fastpitch softball team is headed to the 2015 North Dakota State Class B Softball Tournament, after a 16-6 victory over the Hillsboro- Cent ral Val ley (H-CV) Burros in a state qualifying game Tuesday afternoon in Kindred.   More...

Grafton boys take first place in regional track meet

Boura, Anderson, Thompson top scorers in boys division

Larimore High School hosted the 2015 Northeast Region Track and Field Regionals on Saturday afternoon.  More...

Spoilers move ahead

Grafton wins big against Blue Knights

The Grafton Spoilers hosted a regional game against the Drayton-St. Thomas-Valley- Edinburg (D-ST-V-E) Blue Knights on Tuesday afternoon on the Chandler Field. More...

Don't drink or smoke in school lot

Increased rates for Centennial Center

GRAFTON – Grafton Parks and Recreation (GPR) held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 13 at city hall. In attendance were Brad Burianek, Cory Burns, Todd Storey, Scott Hills and Kerry DeMars. More...

Spring planting halted in county

Crops spared with low temperatures

COUNTY – Farmers had a bit of a scare the past few days with heavy rain, wind and below normal temperatures.  Despite reports of some areas getting down in the low 20’s on Sunday and Monday nights most growers will escape relatively More...

Bike path to Homme Dam closed for repairs

County park board to pay for damage

COUNTY – The Walsh County Commissioners met on Tuesday after their regular bi-weekly meeting to discuss matters relating to county park issues.  More...

News

Record wins General Excellence

Staff sweeps with 60 awards

The Walsh County Record editorial and advertising staff won two top honors and 58 individual awards for the North Dakota Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest. More...

Hanson resigns as CMS principal

Board declines Centennial Center agreement

The Grafton School Board (GSB) met last Thursday morning for a special board meeting at the North Valley Career and Technology Center (NVCTC) Resource Room.  The main item of discussion on the board agenda was in regard to Central Middle School More...

Icy conditions contribute to rollover on I-29

Minor injuries reported

A rollover vehicle accident was reported on Interstate 29 Monday morning at 6:50 a.m. Valley Ambulance and Grafton Volunteer Fire Department were called and were first responders on the scene.  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.  ADAMS  Adams American Legion commander Mark Drevecky recently announced the Adams American Legion and More...

Police Blotter

May 4, 5:54 p.m., traffic complaint on Highway 17, east of Grafton.  May 4, 6:14 p.m., request for a welfare check on Prospect Avenue.  May 4, 6:43 p.m., Haz-Mat related cal l at Simplot Soilbuilders.  May 5, 2:55 p.m., report of fraud More...

Minto Legion Auxiliary seeks items for homeless veterans

The Minto American Legion Auxiliary will be accepting donations to benefit homeless veterans and homeless shelters in North Dakota.  More...

Opinion

Turning back the clock

60 years   Jake Pfleiger of Devils Lake became manager of the National Tea Store in Grafton. He was succeeding John Brinster, who was in charge of the business the previous four years.  More...

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RECORD EDITORIAL

" What one does and what one says is a pretty good criterion of what one is."— Rilie R. Morgan, Nov. 7, 1923   More...

School

GHS seniors honored at annual awards program

Grafton High School held senior awards night last Thursday, May 14, in the school gym. More...

Peyton Cole attends first student cabinet session

North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler said members of her new student cabinet are already providing valuable opinions about how to improve the state’s schools. More...

Beneda given AgCountry scholarship

John Esten Beneda was among 24 high school seniors from northwest and west central Minnesota and eastern North Dakota to receive a $1,000 scholarship from AgCountry Farm Credit Services. More...

Religion

Apostolic Faith Church to host special services May 26-31

Apostolic Faith Church in Grafton will be hosting special services with Rev. Bill Ferron as guest speaker Tuesday, May 26 through Sunday, May 31.  Service times are 7 p.m. night ly and 11 a. m. on Sunday. More...

Prayer shawl ministry in need of volunteer knitters, crocheters

The congregation at Fordville Lutheran Church is looking for volunteers who knit and crochet for their prayer shawl ministry.  More...

PRBC concert series to begin with Camp Worship Day

Another summer concert series at the Park River Bible Camp will kick off on Camp Worship Day which is Sunday, June 21.  Park River Bible Camp Worship Day will begin with a church service at 10 a.m. More...