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American Crystal Drayton plant celebrates 50 years

DRAYTON – The American Crystal Sugar Company (ACSC) held a 50-year celebratory open house from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. last Thursday at the Drayton factory. The public was treated to picnic style food and drink and tours of the facility were given. More...

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Community

Marvin employees support their own

Tayla Redepenning, daughter of Marvin Windows and Doors employees Jesse Redepenning and Sarina Redepenning, was a recent recipient of a Make-AWish Foundation trip to Disney World. The family left on the trip Saturday, May 23.  More...

Sisters celebrate birthdays together

A birthday party was held in Grand Forks on April 25 for Theresa Mozinski of Hendrum, Minnesota, who turned 77 years old on April 21, and Donna Narlock of Jamestown who turned 78 years old on April 24. More...

Pianists complete Piano Guild auditions

Four piano students have recently completed Piano Guild auditions which were held in Grand Forks on May 7. The auditions were sponsored by the American College of Musicians, Austin, Texas.  More...

Obituaries

Carolina Mendoza

Grafton

Carolina Mendoza, 51, Grafton, died Saturday, June 6, 2015, in Grafton as the result of an accident.  More...

Geraldine Connors

Plymouth, Wisconsin

Geraldine “Gerri” Connors, 86, Plymouth, Wisconsin, died Friday, June 5, 2015.  Services were held Tuesday, June 9, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Plymouth, with burial in the church cemetery.  More...

Gloria Sampson

Grafton

Gloria Sampson, 63 , Grafton, died Thursday, June 4, 2015, at the Life Skills and Transition Center in Grafton. Services will be held Friday, June 12, at 1:45 p.m., at the Life Skills and Transition Center in Grafton. More...

Sports

Play ball!

Trenton Sitzer, son of Thomas and Tina Sitzer from Minto, takes a swing during Minto's first T-ball game against St. Thomas on Tuesday evening.   More...

LIVING HER DREAM ON A NEW TEAM

2015 Spoilers cheer captain will continue cheering career at UND

Bobbyjo Balderas, a 2015 Grafton graduate, was born in Sitka, Alaska and moved to North Dakota with her mom when she was about one, eventually calling Grafton her home.  More...

From the sidelines

50 shades of mud

So, as most of you all know, it’s almost time for the SummerFest activities to begin and for those of you who don’t know, SummerFest is an annual “summer celebration” in Grafton with many fun events such as a parade through to More...

Mosquito spraying to start Thursday

Renaissance zone expanded 11 additional blocks

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...

‘She left us too soon’

Family mourns passing of mother, friend

GRAFTON – For the family of 51-year-old Carolina Mendoza, who passed away Saturday as a result of a tragic accident in Grafton, the past few days have been full of memories, tears and sorrow.  Mendoza, who, along with her husband, Felix, h More...

News

Three Rivers grows orchard varieties

SCD cuts trees for new growth

The Walsh County Three Rivers Soil Conservation District (SCD) in Park River has removed trees to make way for an arboretum showcase area.  More...

Alcohol a factor in rollover accident

Driver transported to Altru Medical Center in GF

A 31-year-old Grafton man, Daniel Rodriguez was involved in a rollover accident east of Oakwood on Saturday at 2:45 a.m. More...

Grafton to expand Renaissance Zone

Eleven blocks can be added for tax breaks

The Economic Development Committee (EDC) met lastWednesday 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...

Happenings

Farmers market fundraiser to feature local ingredients

Volunteers who coordinate the Grafton Farmers Market will host a fundraiser brunch on Sunday, June 14, to help defray expenses incurred to operate and promote the weekly Tuesday evening event.  More...

Police Blotter

June 1, 5:32 a.m., business alarm activated on West 12th Street.  June 1, 4:43 p.m., alarm activated on McHugh Avenue.  June 1, 7:52 p.m., report of a traffic accident on Cottage Road. More...

St. Thomas Daze offers full weekend of fun activities

The community of St. Thomas will be celebrating St. More...

Opinion

We are small town

RECORD EDITORIAL

This past weekend our community was challenged with the emotions of life and death. Life was celebrated with those that have fought the battle with cancer and have conquered success. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years   A small tornado was reportedly seen near Oakwood on Sunday from about 3:20 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. by several farmers. The tunnel-shaped cloud came to earth several times about three-and-a-half miles east of Oakwood. More...

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School

Walsh County Head Start celebrates summer

The last day of classes, Head Start students presented a program for their families. More...

Crystal Sugar announces scholarship winners

Seven area 2015 high school graduating seniors were among 47 North Dakota and Minnesota students who were awarded $500 scholarships from American Crystal Sugar Company.  More...

Take Note

The Financial Aid Office at Valley City State University, Valley City, recently announced that Andrew Evenson has been awarded the Friends of Business Scholarship by the Department of Business for the 2015-2016 academic year. More...

Religion

New road on a wonderful journey

Married life leads Herding down a new path

The parish office at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Grafton was unusually quiet last Friday. All the staff had taken the day off to attend the wedding of the parish’s pastoral minister, Brian Herding in Fargo. More...

Youth grief camp to be held at PRBC

Altru’s Hospice Camp Good Mourning will be held at the Park River Bible Camp the weekend of June 26-28.  More...

Church to host cookout

The par ishioners at Grafton Lutheran Church will again host their annual SummerFest cookout.  The cookout will be held at the church, located on the corner of Fifth Street and Kittson Avenue, following the SummerFest parade on Saturday, June 27 More...