July 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Camping camaraderie

Canadians find relaxation in Grafton

GRAFTON – Leistikow Park Campground in Grafton was first created back in 2008 as more or less a man camp for Henkels and McCoy Construction Company and others as they worked on the first Keystone Pipeline project in western Walsh County.  More...

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Community

County youth participate in two 4-H events

Walsh County 4-Hers participated in two 4-H events in Park River on June 30 – Fashion Revue and Consumer Choices.  Fashion Revue  More...

Knutson, Berry to recite vows at fall wedding

Christine Knutson and Alan Berry announce their engagement and plans for a September wedding in Grand Forks.  Christine is the daughter of Brian Knutson of Warren, Minnesota, and Stephannie Knutson of Fargo. More...

Elke, Helmeke planning September nuptials

Richard and Jean Elke of Cavalier announce the engagement of their daughter, Karin Marie, to Michael Paul Helmeke, son of Susan Helmeke of Maple Grove, Minnesota, and the late Don Helmeke.  Karin is employed as a program specialist with REM-ND i More...

Obituaries

Scott Gilbraith

Grand Forks

Scott K. Gilbraith, 58, Grand Forks, died Saturday, July 11, 2015, at home of pancreatic cancer.  More...

Roger Moe

March 6, 1938-July 11, 2015

Roger Marvin Moe, loved and loving husband, proud father and epitome of what it means to be Norwegian, died Saturday, July 11, 2015.  More...

Clara Thompson

Grafton

Clara Syneva “Dowie” (Momerak) Thompson, age 103, passed away peacefully July 9, 2015, at the Lutheran Sunset Home in Grafton.  She was born on May 21, 1912, in Grygla, Minnesota, to Evald (EK) and Alma Momerak. More...

School

Cultural exchange

Future teachers educated by migrant students

A collaboration organized between two educators 10 years ago has continued to provide a multi-cultural learning experience for future teachers. More...

Take Note

Haley Ulland of Minto has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester of 2015 at Mayville State University. More...

Religion

Sharing the glory

Local church youth collect most shoes

Youth from three area Catholic churches recently participated in a shoe collection drive for the “Share the Glory” project coordinated with the Steubenville Youth Conference held in Rochester, Minnesota. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

The Fourth of July  “Woe unto them that call evil good and good evil; that put darkness for light; and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.” Isaiah 5:20.  More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

We have been busy enjoying the nice weather and eating fresh veggies from the garden. More...

Dumas presented with award

City leaders sign pledge of support

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...

Calling St. Thomas home for 100 years

Town holds many fond memories for Ethel Torgerson

ST. THOMAS - For her entire life, Ethel Torgerson has called St. Thomas home. Her neighbors and friends in the tiny Pembina County town are more like her family and treat her as such. More...

News

Olivarez released from custody

Judge Christofferson cuts $100,000 bond in half

Daniel Olivarez III, 35, of Grafton was released from the Walsh County jail after posting bond last Thursday following a bond review Wednesday. More...

Deadline given for Winter Sports Arena

Walsh County Health pushes tobacco free parks

Grafton Parks and Recreation (GPR) held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 8 at city hall. In attendance were Brad Burianek, Cory Burns, Todd Storey, Scott Hills and Kerry DeMars. More...

Bing oh

A Bing 360 degree camera mapping car was caught on the streets of Grafton last month. More...

Happenings

Riverfest to feature auto tour of early Drayton

Ox Cart Trails Historical Society is sponsoring a “Self- Guided Auto Tour of Early Drayton Sites and Buildings” over Riverfest weekend.  More...

Carnegie summer reading program to award winners

The Carnegie Regional Library Children’s Summer Reading Program will come to a close on Wednesday, July 22, when the top readers for the summer will be announced.  More...

Brent Hermans to appear at Park River Bible Camp

The Park River Bible Camp summer concert series will continue Sunday, July 19, with a program by Brent Hermans. The concert is set to begin at 7 p.m. in the camp chapel. More...

Opinion

Pharma's guinea pig society

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...

Political Cartoon

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Days Gone By

Albert Trenda of Grafton came across several postcards depicting scenes from Grafton while shopping at an antique store in Moorhead, Minnesota. Among the postcards was this one mailed to Miss Rosy Johnsson in Warren, Minnesota. More...

Sports

Spoilers steal game from DL

Grafton's win names them number one in Class A standings

The Grafton Spoilers Post 41 American Legion baseball team played Devils Lake (DL) at Harris Halliday Field in Grafton Monday night with the chance of being named the number one seed in the Class A American Legion sectional tournament later this mont More...

Park River outruns M-M

Pirates steal the lead in the third

The Park River (PR) Post 147 Pirates took on the Midway-Minto ( M - M ) Post 251 American Legion baseball team at Vern Halvorson Field in Park River Thursday evening.  M-M took an early 2-0 lead after two innings before PR scored three in the bo More...

Grafton Babe Ruth wins first place in Langdon

Spoilers defeat the Pirates in tourney championship

The Grafton Spoilers Babe Ruth team was lined up to play the Park River (PR) Pirates in the championship game of a tournament in Langdon on Sunday afternoon and walked away with the first place trophy when they defeated the Pirates 12-7.  More...