October 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

WC Commissioners approve 2016 budget

Pederson requests relocation of graves

COUNTY – Walsh County Commissioners ( WCC) met on Tuesday at the courthouse in Grafton for their regular bimonthly meeting. Jack Karas, Lawrence Burianek, Ernie Barta, Luther Meberg, Karen Anderson and Kris Molde were present.  More...

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Community

Daubers do well for Camp Good Mourning

Quilt bingo event brings in $7,000

With daubers in hand, more than 225 bingo players took a seat in St. John’s Parish Center on Sunday, Sept. 13. They were there to play their favorite game, as well as to support Altru’s Hospice Camp Good Mourning. More...

Birthdays

Send name, address and date of birthday to The Walsh County Record, 402 Hill Ave., Grafton, ND 58237 or e-mail them to suem@wcrecord.com. Deadline is Monday noon. Birthday lists will not be kept on file and will have to be resubmitted each year. More...

Anniversaries

Send couple’s names, address and anniversary date to The Walsh County Record, 402 Hill Ave., Grafton, ND 58237 or e-mail them to suem@wcrecord.com. Deadline is Monday noon. More...

Obituaries

Barbara Tuff

East Grand Forks, Minnesota

Barbara J. Tuff, 77, formerly of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, died peacefully with loved ones at her side on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, at Valley Transitional Care Unit in Grand Forks.  More...

Bonnie Lyle

Drayton

Bonnie Lyle, 79, Drayton, died Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, at Unity Hospital in Grafton.  Services were held Tuesday, Sept . 29, at Austin Funeral Chapel in Drayton.  More...

Ingdolph Johnson

Park River

Ingdolph Johnson, 95, of Park River and formerly of Fordville, died Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Society in Park River.  Services were held Friday, Oct. More...

School

‘Pennies to Paychecks’ – Learning about earning

Middle school students take a fun look at finances

Grafton Middle School students were entertained by professional actors Tuesday morning while learning about handling their finances. More...

Rocking good behavior rewarded at Century Elementary

Century Elementary is celebrating learning this year with the theme “A whole new world! Blasting off on a learning adventure.” The new addition to the Grafton Public School complex was the inspiration for the theme this year.  More...

Fingarson recognized by society of high school scholars

Mikayla Fingarson of Edinburg was recently selected to membership in the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS).  More...

Religion

A greater need

Food pantry facing shortages as holidays approach

The Walsh County Food Pantry has experienced a greater need for help from area residents in 2015. As the holidays approach, the agency that helps families in need put meals on their tables is faced with some empty shelves.  More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Matt. 25:35, 44 -45: For I was a hungered and you gave me meat: I was thirsty and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger and you took me in. 36. I was naked, and ye clothed me, I was sick and ye visited me, I was in prison, and ye came unto me. 44.  More...

A SWEET TIME

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Grafton boxing club gets 2015 self-help monies

City council approves 2016 budget allocations

GRAFTON – The Grafton Ways and Means Committee ( WMC) gathered at city hall Monday for their regularly scheduled meeting. More...

No fee or tax increase in budget approved by Minto council

Skeeter conference causes kerfuffle

MINTO - With a second reading in front of the Minto City Council (MCC), the 2016 budget that includes no fee or tax increase was given unanimous support by council members in attendance. More...

News

Kohler sentenced to supervised probation

Parties reach plea agreement on six criminal trespass charges

Grafton resident and former high school librarian Kelly R. Kohler, age 30, was sentenced last Thursday after reaching a plea agreement on six counts of criminal trespass stemming from an arrest last March.  Kohler, her lawyer Todd D. More...

Grafton Park District approves 2016 budget

Estimated revenue equals $641,007

The Grafton Park Board (GPB) approved their 2016 budget on Sept. 23 with anticipated revenue of $641,007.  More...

A Haunted Woods Experience

Scare Oaks to help Camp Good Mourning charity

October is the month for dressing up in ghoulish costumes and testing the limits of fright-night thrills. More...

Happenings

Local Events Calendar:

Thursday, October 8  Walsh County Three Rivers Soil Conservation District monthly meeting, 8 a.m., at the conservation office, 13351 Hwy. 17 West in Park River.  Walsh County Health District flu shot clinic, Adams Café, 11 a.m. More...

Dog daze at story hour

Delores Dalmatian will be demonstrating her “puppy power” at October Story Time in Pembina County. She will share stories about “Bud,” “Pretzel and Zoomer”and will say “I’m My Own Dog.”  More...

Legion auxiliary sponsoring Edinburg blood drive Oct. 12

The Edinburg American Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring a United Blood Services blood drive in Edinburg on Monday, Oct. 12, from 11:45 a.m. More...

Opinion

Behind the plates

As I creep closer in age to the halfway point of human life expectancy, I often wonder if I have gained wisdom or enhanced global stupidity.  More...

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Turning back the clock

60 years   The largest Grafton High School group in years filled their cheering section during the homecoming football game between the Grafton Spoilers and the Devils Lake Satans.  Chamber of Commerce members discussed possible methods to More...

Sports

HOMECOMING VICTORY FOR SPOILERS

Niemann runs for more than 200 yards

Hard work and perseverance paid off in the form of Grafton’s first win of the football season Friday night. More...

Titans battle Tornadoes

D-V-E takes away a loss at home

The Drayton-Valley-Edinburg (D-V-E) Titans lined up against the numbertwo ranked Cavalier Tornadoes for a Region 2 matchup in Edinburg on Friday night.  More...

Rockets fight Burros at home

Severson leads Minto with nine assists, four kills

The Minto Rockets volleyball team hosted a match against the Hillsboro-Central Valley (H-CV) Burros last Thursday.  More...