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Forest River Café reopens just days after former owner retires

It was a tough decision, but one Elaine McDonald knew she had to make. The owner/operator of the Forest River Café since 1982 had to choose between her health and keeping the business open. In reality, she had no choice.  More...

Sunny thoughts from Sunset

Week of Sept. 20-26  More...

Four Generations

Charles and Ardella Hoenke are the patriarch and matriarch of this four generation family. More...

Obituaries

Ann Marie Capp

Grafton

Ann Marie Capp, age 75, resident of Grafton, passed away peacefully after a four month battle with cancer on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, at Dakota Meadows Assisted Living Center in Larimore.  More...

Ingdolph Johnson

Park River

Ingdolph Johnson, 95, of Park River and formerly of Fordville, died Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Center in Park River. Arrangements are pending with Bakke Funeral Home in Fordville.   More...

Marvin Collins

Park River

Marvin Collins, 82, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.  Services were held Saturday, Sept. 26, atVictory Free Lutheran Church of Park River, with military rites provided by Paul Farup Amer ican Legion Post No. More...

School

Soil sampling field trip is 'the pits'

Students enrolled in the Park River Area High School (PRAHS) ag department/applied science classes went on a field trip to the farm of Terry and Yolanda Novak for a hands-on experience in soil sampling and profiling in a newly excavated pit on Sept. More...

Take Note

UND students from the area receiving degrees during the summer commencement ceremony held Aug.  More...

School Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 1  Grafton Middle School picture day.  Friday, Oct. 2  Graf ton High School Homecoming.  Valley-Edinburg High School Homecoming and parent’s night.  St. More...

Religion

High Plains Trio to be featured at Zion concert

“Sing to the Lord, Bless His Name” is the theme for the Zion Lutheran Church Christian Concert that will feature the High Plains Trio.  The concert is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 11, at 3 p.m. More...

St. John’s Church annual fall dinner to be served Oct. 11

The congregation of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Grafton will host thei r annual fal l dinner Sunday, Oct. 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the church parish center.  More...

Evangelist Bill Farrin to speak at Apostolic Faith Church

Evangelist Bill Ferrin will speak at the Apostolic Faith Church, 220 East Fourth Street in Grafton, the week of Oct. 11-18.  Rev. Ferrin is a dynamic, spirit-filled speaker gifted with a healing ministry. More...

County commissioners reel in 2016 budget

Total mills reduced

COUNTY – Walsh County commissioners met Tuesday at the courthouse in Grafton to discuss final changes to the 2016 preliminary budget. They will vote to approve next Monday at their regular bi-monthly meeting.  More...

41st annual Park River Bible Camp Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner

Photos by Todd M. Kjelland Keeping family tradition, from left, Tammy Burns and her mother Rose Moore get the honor of dishing up the Nordic treat of lutefisk on Sunday at the Park River Bible Camp. More...

News

Zejdlik court case continued

Charges increased to 26 counts of child pornography

Jeremy James Zejdlik, age 42, from Grafton appeared in court before judge Donovan Foughty last Friday and under advisement from his attorney, Tyler J. More...

For the love of pumpkins

It all started with Ray Lutovsky growing pumpkins for his family. Since then it has turned into a family affair raising pumpkins for local charities. Voss Pumpkin Patch is into their fifth year of growing all types of pumpkins and gourds. More...

Help us celebrate

Requesting stories of our country’s service men and women

Each year around Veterans Day, we here at The Record like to celebrate, thank and remember the bravery and sacrifices men and women have undergone to allow citizens of this country to enjoy our freedoms.  We are extending an invitation to you th More...

Happenings

Session set for families dealing with dementia

A free educational session and luncheon for caregivers of people with dementia will be held Tuesday, Oct. 13, at Marketplace on 8th in Grafton, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  More...

Oct. 4 Life Chain America seeks end to abortion

Walsh County Right to Life is sponsoring Life Chain America on National Life Chain Sunday, Oct. More...

Public transportation program seeks input from area patrons

The Walsh County Public Transportation Program has been in operation since 1975 serving all of Walsh County. More...

Opinion

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RECORD EDITORIAL

" What one does and what one says is a pretty good criterion of what one is."— Rilie R. Morgan, Nov. 7, 1923   Next week marks the 75th Anniversary of National Newspaper Week (NNW), Oct. 4-10.  More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  A.A. Stavert was the first to obtain a hunting license in Walsh County, according to Clarence Moe, county auditor. Henry Nygard was the second and Carl Rorbord was third, all three men were from Grafton.  Dr. Lloyd P. More...

Sports

Lady Spoilers host Aggies

PR-F-L defeats Grafton after three intense sets

The Grafton Spoilers volleyball team hosted the Park River- Fordville- Lankin ( PR- F- L) Aggies last Thursday.   More...

PR-F-L wins homecoming

Aggies improve their record to 5-0

The Park River-Fordville- Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies comp eted against the Langdon- Munich ( L - M ) Cardinals in their homecoming game in Park River on Friday night.  More...

Runners travel to Larimore

Lady Spoilers take fifth place at meet

The Spoilers cross country team competed in a meet on the Larimore Golf Course Monday afternoon.  The varsity Lady Spoilers took fifth place with a score of 126 among the 15 teams while the boys took ninth with 222 points while competing amongst More...