August 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Minto votes to pay for curb ramp installs

Grant may assist property owners with sidewalk repairs

MINTO – Although sidewalk repairs are the responsibility of property owners, the Minto City Council (MCC) voted to pay for the installation of accessible curb ramps on corners along 4th Street and Wilson Avenue near the home of Trevor Slominski More...

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Community

Library summer program keeps kids reading

Weekly guest presentations fun and educational

Carnegie Regional Library director Jill Bjerke does her best to keep kids connected to good books even when they are out of the classroom for the summer. More...

McKay, Leas to exchange vows in winery setting

Alisa McKay and Jake Leas, along with their parents, Jeff and Deb McKay of Grafton, Jason and Kristy Leas of Crookston, Minnesota, and Jeff and Kay Arthur of Omaha, Nebraska, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.  More...

Daughter of St. Thomas couple marries in Denver

Suzanne Jeanne McCartney and Scott Michael Huberty, both of Denver, were united in marriage in Denver on May 24, 2015.  Suzanne is the daughter of Robert and Bonnie McCartney of rural St. More...

Obituaries

Marie Babinski

Grand Forks

Marie A. Babinski, age 83, of Grand Forks, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015, at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks.  More...

Avis Vye

University Place, Washington

Avis Vye, 81, University Place, Washington, died Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Tacoma, Washington, after a two-year struggle with cancer.  More...

Sharron Davis

Grafton

Sharron Davis, 69, Grafton, died Monday, July 27, 2015, at her home in Grafton.  Services were held Tuesday, Aug. 4, at Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton, with burial in Glasston Cemetery, Glasston.  More...

Sports

Post 41 concludes run at state tourney

Grafton falls to Cyclones in loser-out semi-final game

The Grafton Spoilers Post 41 Legion baseball team ended their season on Saturday with a 7-5 loss to the Beulah Cyclones.  More...

Park River Post 147 finishes second

Carrington wins back-to-back titles in state tournament

The Park River ( PR) American Legion Post 147 Pirates baseball team finished a very respectable second place in Class B American Legion baseball in North Dakota, falling to Carrington 9-4 in the championship game on Sunday at Townsend Field in Lamour More...

Spoilers Babe Ruth wraps up successful run

Grafton returns to compete at state

The Grafton Spoilers Babe Ruth baseball team returned to the State Class B Babe Ruth Tournament this past weekend in Hettinger, after missing the state tournament for the past several years.  “I’m proud of the guys for making the sta More...

Harvest going strong

Barley and spring wheat are looking pretty good

COUNTY – Farmers in Walsh County have counted down the days watching the spring green morph into the golden fields of another harvest season.  The warmer spring that saw farmers in the fields weeks ahead of schedule has them reaping what t More...

Martinez to be retried on GSI charges

Supreme Court reverses and remands Walsh County verdict

COUNTY – The North Dakota Supreme Court (NDSC) ruled on the appeal by Jose M. More...

News

Fire charges extinguished

Walsh County will not pursue charges against 31-year-old Mehmet Demir of Miami, Florida, resulting from the wildfires along Interstate 29 back in April. More...

Lead and copper sample testing to resume

NSTARR phase II assessments done

Grafton City committees met on Monday at city hall. In attendance for the Ways and Means Committee were Chris West, Greg Young, Connie Johnson, Nick Ziegelmann, Mary Stark, Dave Fellman and Don Hutson.  More...

CRAZY DAY FUN

Grace Ray shows her treasure she found at the bottom of the Grafton pool as part of the Grafton Chamber of Commerce Crazy Days event held last Thursday. More...

Happenings

Ambassadors to host 4-H Family Fun Day

The Walsh County 4-H Ambassadors are planning a 4-H Family Fun Day for area families and friends interested in 4-H. The family-centered event will be held Tuesday, Aug. 11, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. More...

Aug. 18 tour to feature five gardens in Grafton

Five local gardens will be featured during a tour to be held in Grafton on Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 4-8 p.m.  More...

Historical society to meet

The Walsh County Historical Society will hold a meeting at the Minto Community Center on Sunday, Aug. 16, at 2 p.m.  The program will be presented by Professor Bergit Hans, who is the head of the Indian Studies Department at UND in Grand Forks. More...

Opinion

Trust me, wink wink

RECORD EDITORIAL

" What one does and what one says is a pretty good criterion of what one is."— Rilie R. Morgan, Nov. 7, 1923   Does history keep repeating itself until lessons are learned? More...

Political Cartoon

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Turning back the clock

60 years   A budget of $50,725 for the coming year was adopted by the Park River city council. More...

Religion

From the Pastor’s Desk

“No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. More...