July 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Street dance cover charge upsets Edge attendees

Change in traffic lights on the horizon

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...

DRIVE BY LUNCH

This bald eagle was photographed feasting along side the road east of the curves on Highway 9 going west toward Edinburg on Monday. Photo submitted by Jeanne Carson   More...

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Community

Promoting educational opportunities for women

Chapter X funds local scholarships with salad luncheon

The mission of the P.E.O. Sisterhood is to promote educational opportunities for women. Locally, Chapter X carries out that mission, awarding scholarships to high school seniors and supporting state scholarships for college students.  More...

Sondeland, Storhaug recite marriage vows May 23

Sadie Dawn Sondeland and Benjamin Jacob Storhaug exchanged marriage vows May 23, 2015, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Edinburg. A reception followed the ceremony at the Park River Bible Camp. More...

Dabble with Dell

When the weather is warm, it seems salads are the best to have for a meal, easy to make and tasty. I like this pasta salad – now is the time to make it; especially if the weather is hot.   More...

Obituaries

Lillian Fisher

Grafton

Lillian E. Fisher, 84, Grafton, died Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at the Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton.  Services will be held Saturday, July 11, at 2 p.m., at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Grafton, with burial in the Hami l ton Cemetery. More...

Helen Byzewski

Drayton

Helen Byzewski, 93, Drayton, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at the Lutheran Sunset Home in Grafton.  Services were held Tuesday, July 7, at St. Edward’s Catholic Church in Drayton, with burial in the church cemetery. More...

Donna Hermanson

Grand Forks

Donna Hermanson, age 66, of Grand Forks and formerly of Grafton, passed away at her home in Grand Forks.  More...

School

On a 'Summer Adventure'

Program offers extra learning opportunities

Twenty St. Thomas students spent four weeks in June on a “Summer Adventure.”  Summer Adventure Math and Reading Camp was the title of the 2015 summer school program at St. Thomas School. More...

Estad Valley-Edinburg High School Student of the Year

Kristy Estad, daughter of Marge and Loren Estad, was chosen as the 2014-15 Valley- Edinburg High School Student of the Year.  This honor is given to one of 17 students that were chosen students of the quarter throughout the year. More...

Erin Misialek recipient of NDSU freshman scholarship

Erin Misialek, daughter of Chris and Jane Misialek of Minto, received the North Dakota State University Freshman Academic Scholarship. The scholarship recognizes high academic achievement.  More...

Religion

Farmer planting spiritual seed

Mike Grzadzielewski assumes role as pastoral minister

After a lifetime of planting and harvesting crops in the rich soil of the Red River Valley, Mike Grzadzielewski is now planting a spiritual seed full time. The longtime farmer assumed the position of pastoral minister at St. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

I’m at a loss for words. What can be said? Charleston. Nine people, gunned down, in a church, because they were black. More...

Tax equalization numbers in for Walsh County

Sheriff's department to purchase shotguns for remaining cars

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

Link refuses to marry same-sex couples

Walsh County complies with appointment of Moe

COUNTY – Walsh County Recorder Diane Link issued a statement to county commissioners over two years ago that should North Dakota ever allow same-sex marriage she would refuse to issue marriage licenses or perform marriage ceremonies.  More...

Family of missing Ardoch woman finds closure in Idaho

Dumontet missing since 2011

ARDOCH – Florence Dumontet of Ardoch was last seen on a security camera at a gas station in Missoula, Montana four years ago in October. More...

News

Lyric Theater to continue fundraising

Remodel soon complete in Park River

The Lyric Theatre in Park River has recently met their fundraising goal of $100,000 set a few years ago.  Despite setbacks due to the bankruptcy of the theatre supply company Cinema Service and Supply, a Massachusetts-based company, Laurie Jense More...

First quarter taxable sales, purchases better than expected statewide

Grafton sees decrease in first quarter collection

Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger announced that North Dakota’s taxable sales and purchases for the first quarter of 2015 saw a slight increase over the first quarter in 2014. More...

New synthetic drug showing up in Grafton

Small town fears for kids, parents

Fears have risen in our local small towns with the emergence of new synthetic drugs that have claimed young lives as close as Grand Forks.  More...

Happenings

Park River Farmers Market to open for season July 9

The Park River Farmers Market will open for its fifth season Thursday, July 9, and run every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Little Park in Park River through Aug. 27.  More...

Walsh-Pembina preservation commission to hold meeting

The next meeting of the joint Walsh and Pembina County Historic Preservation Commissions (HPCs) will be held at the Red River Regional Council (RRRC) office on Tuesday, July 14, at 5:30 p.m. More...

Sheriff Jurgens to be guest at children's reading program

Walsh County Sheriff Ron Jurgens will be a guest at the Carnegie Regional Library Children’s Summer Reading program on Wednesday, July 15, at the library in Grafton. More...

Opinion

I have a dream

RECORD EDITORIAL

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

Love for sale

Before I begin I must write a disclaimer as to not offend the overly sensitive souls that may read more into the following highly-classified information.  More...

Days Gone By

Jolene Bjorneby of Grafton submitted this clipping photo of the 1985 Class D Men’s Slow Pitch State Championship softball team. More...

Sports

Eagle Ridge Hill Climb

Riders defy gravity at the 16th annual event in Fordville

The Eagle Ridge Motorcycle Club’s (ERMC) 16th annual Fordville Hill Climb was held on Sunday. Despite Mother Nature’s efforts to derail the day, there were about 800 dedicated spectators throughout the day with 215 entries.  More...

Park board scores donation

Hanson’s Chevrolet-Buick-GMC in Grafton and the Grafton Booster Club donated $500 plus a Chevrolet baseball equipment package that consists of bags, batting tees, catcher’s gear and water bottles.  More...

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