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Grafton yields to change

New traffic light at Highway 17, Hill Avenue

GRAFTON – The turn signal at West 12th Street (Highway 17) and Hill Avenue (Highway 81) in Grafton has been updated to include flashing yellow arrow signals to create a safer, more efficient left-hand turn.  More...

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Community

Wedding with a twist-er

Tornado sirens send guests to church basement twice

When Alexa Ernst and Andy Gemmill were setting the date for their wedding, the sometimes unpredictable weather, especially North Dakota winters, was certainly a factor. More...

Granddaughter of Grafton couple to marry

Kaytelyn Maren Porter and Timothy Ray Desrosier announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.  Parents of the couple are Robert and Janelle ( Johnson) Porter and Bryan and Connie Desrosier, all of Crookston. More...

Laura Bylin, Grant Marquardt to recite marriage vows

Lory and Beth Bylin of Adams announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura, to Grant Marquardt, son of Dorwin and Carol Marquardt of Fargo.  Laura is a 2007 graduate of Adams-Edmore High School and 2011 graduate of Concordia College. More...

Obituaries

David Karas

Larimore

David Karas, age 69, of Larimore passed away Friday, July 24, 2015 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.  More...

Gerald C. Raumin

Grafton

Gerald C. Raumin, age 79 of Grafton passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at Unity Medical Center of Grafton.  Gerald C. Raumin was born July 28, 1935 in Drayton the son of the late Carl and Ruth (Stark) Raumin. More...

Ella Hagness

Fordville

Ella Hagness, 86, Fordville, died Monday, July 20, 2015, at First Care Health Center in Park River.  Services were held Friday, July 24, at Fordville Lutheran Church in Fordville.  Memorials requested to donor’s choice in memory of El More...

School

End of season for Grafton Migrant School

Great summer has children waiting for next year

Grafton Migrant School concluded for the season on July 20. More...

Midway grad receives FM Area Foundation scholarship

Mari Sargent of Ardoch was recently awarded a $500 scholarship from the Arthur W. and Clara Cupler Fund of the FM Area Foundation. Sargent is a 2015 graduate of Midway High School and the daughter of Dan and Christine Sobolik. More...

Venettia Castillo awarded Mayville State scholarship

Venettia Castillo of Grafton has been awarded a Mayville State University scholarship for the 2015-2016 school year. The 2015 Minto High School graduate is the daughter of Pedro and Veronica Garcia. More...

Religion

Finding their ‘Identity’ in Christ

Bethel youth attend FLY convention

Fourteen teens from Bethel Free Lutheran Church, along with their pastor, his wife, and their youth group leader, as well as two families, traveled from Grafton to Estes Park, Colorado, the end of June. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Significance of the various attributes of God   “Now this is eternal life: that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.” John 17:3 NIV  More...

CASTING INTO THE SUNSET

Connor Hurtt from Hoople was fishing off the swimming dock at Homme Dam last Thursday evening as the sun set into the western sky.   More...

Minto Public School revived

Renovations to be done in time for school year

This is the second of a three-part series on school construction projects in Walsh County   MINTO – Students in the Minto School District (MSD) can rest assured that they won’t miss a day of school next month due to an extensive remo More...

News

Marquez pleads not guilty

Meth delivery charges move forward

Aime Gar za Marquez appeared in Walsh County District Court last Wednesday with her lawyer Deanna F. Longtin and pled not guilty to Class A felony charges stemming from an arrest in Grafton on Feb. More...

Lanter pre-trial set for Oct. 21

Co-conspirator appears in court

Jennifer Lanter, age 22, appeared inWalsh County District Court last Wednesday with her attorney Deanna F. More...

Direct Care Workers to hold informational meeting

Financial help for in-home caregivers

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Medical Services Division will hold informational meetings in Park River and Langdon for current qualified service providers and anyone interested in being an in-home caregiver for older adults and More...

Happenings

Car safety seat check-up event to be held in Grafton Aug. 6

An infant and child car safety seat check-up event will be held Thursday, Aug. 6, from 4-6 p.m., in Grafton.  More...

PR PEO Pie in the Park sale

Park River’s Chapter Q PEO will host their annual Pie in the Park sale on Thursday, July 30, from 5-6:30 p.m. More...

Team Green sponsoring blood drive

Team Green is sponsoring a blood drive at the St. Thomas Fire Hall on Monday, Aug. 3, from 9 a.m. More...

Opinion

Crowdfunding or charity scam

RECORD EDITORIAL

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

Political Cartoon

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Turning back the clock

60 years   Arrangements had been made for appearances of three visiting bands here on “Grafton Day,” Leslie Anderson, band committee co-chairman said. More...

Sports

GRAFTON TAKES FIRST IN SECTIONALS

Post 41 heads back to state after three wins in Class A tournament in Casselton

The Grafton Spoilers Post 41 American Legion baseball team went in to the Class A sectionals in Casselton with a 32-10 overall record and eventually earned a spot in the state baseball tournament for the seventh year in a row after defeating Wahpeton More...

Park River qualifies for state tournament

Jackson Hankey leads the Pirates with two home runs against Thompson

The Park River (PR) Pirates Post 147 American Legion baseball team’s season continued Saturday afternoon when the Pirates were set to play Thompson after falling to them two days earlier.  More...

Midway-Minto fights through regionals

A short-numbered Post 201 team competes in Class B tournament

The Midway-Minto (M-M) Post 201 American Legion baseball team went into the 2015 Class B Region Tournament with a 6-8 league record (9-16 overall) and two players short last week in Thompson and walked away with a win and two losses.  Game 1&nbs More...