November 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Making big plans at RRRC

Ideas to Action Summit draws 125 community leaders

GRAFTON – Gary Greff, creator of the sculptures that make up North Dakota’s Enchanted Highway, shared his philosophy of dreaming big at the Red River Regional Council’s (RRRC) Ideas to Actions Summit that was held at the new Perform More...

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Community

New family for family business

After 32 years in business, Hoople couple sells store

Jenna Gullickson has no retail experience to speak of. Anyone who steps into Hoople Grocery would never guess that of the store’s new proprietor. More...

Hughes, Glanner recite vows at grandparents’ farm

Laura Hughes, daughter of Larry and Rhonda Hughes of Boise, Idaho, and Jeremy Glanner, son of John and Glenda Glanner of Grafton, were married July 25, 2015, at the farm of Glanner’s grandparents, Charles and Ardella Hoenke, west of Grafton.&nb More...

Sarah Orstad, Casey Dusek announce Nov. 28 nuptials

Sarah Orstad and Casey Dusek, along with their parents Jill Orstad of Park River and the late Thomas Orstad, and Teresa and Daniel Dusek of Grafton, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.  Sarah is in the nursing program at UND and Case More...

Obituaries

Annette Riskey

Warsaw

Annette Dor is Mae Lessard Riskey, 87, of Warsaw, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, at her home. More...

John Osowski

Oslo, Minnesota

John Osowski, 93, Oslo, Minnesota, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. Services were held Monday, Nov. 9, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Oslo, with bur ial in Riverside Cemetery, Oslo. Military honors were provided by the Minnesota National Guard. More...

Henrietta Smith

East Grand Forks, Minnesota

Henrietta Smith, 99, East Grand Forks, Minnesota, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, at Villa St. Vincent in Crookston, Minnesota. Servies were held Monday, Nov. More...

Sports

rollPRide repeat

Aggies earn second consecutive state championship battle

The Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies traveled to Carrington to compete against the Cardinals in a North Dakota Class A High School football semifinals on Saturday afternoon.  More...

Aggies fend off Titan attack

PR-F-L win sends them on to semifinal round

The Park River-Fordville-Lankin Aggies volleyball team advanced in the Region 2 tournament Monday in Grafton against the Drayton-Valley- Edinburg Titans by winning an emotional match 3-2.  More...

Spoilers wrap up season at home

Grafton falls to Cavalier in five

The number eight-seeded Grafton Spoilers hosted a Super Region 2 play-in matchup against the number nine Cavalier Tornadoes on Friday night. More...

THANK YOU for your service

Nowacki receives Vietnam service tag 40 years later

GRAFTON – On July 23, 1970 the most popular songs in the United States of America were: “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” by Diana Ross; “War” by Edwin Starr; and Neil Diamond’s “Cracklin’ Rosie.” For a local man that day has a memory not of music but More...

GOING STRONG AT 105

Clarabelle Demers grips her bright red bowling ball as she prepares to line up a spare during Senior Bowling last Wednesday, the day after her 105th birthday. More...

News

Brendel trial date extended to Dec. 14

Federal prosecutors expected to take over drug case

Walsh County District Judge Richard Geiger agreed to extend the trial dates for Travis Brendel due to the anticipation of Federal jurisdiction in the two cases against Brendel.  It was reported by Brendel’s attorney Erik Escarraman that a More...

Hoople school bus fails to yield

T-bones Ford Explorer on County Road 9

On Monday at approximately 4:10 pm, the North Dakota Highway Patrol and the Walsh County Sheriff ’s Department responded to a reported injury crash between a school bus driven by Mitchell Jorgensen, age 47 of Hoople and a passenger vehicle driv More...

Nelson pleads not guilty to 12 Class C felonies

Ronald Francis Vondal Nelson appeared in Walsh County District Court on Monday where he waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was arraigned on 12 Class C felonies and three misdemeanors. More...

Happenings

Youth invited to Christmas celebration at Bible camp

Youth in grades four through six are invited to attend the Christmas Celebration Retreat at Park River Bible Camp Saturday, Dec. 5 through Sunday, Dec. More...

Doll club to host guest speaker

Grafton’s Heritage Doll Club will host guest speaker Janet Khul of Keepsake Dolls in Grand Forks at their meeting on Thursday, Nov. 19.  Khul will present a lesson on China dolls, also known as Mary Todd Lincoln dolls. More...

Lankin Legion plans breakfast

Bosh Ryba American Legion Post 157 of Lankin will serve a pancake breakfast Sunday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Legion hall in Lankin.  The all-you-can-eat menu includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee. More...

Opinion

A hero's creed

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...

Turning back the clock

60 years The Grafton American Legion post had been given the Americanism citation for 1954- 1955, according to information received by Post 41 officers. More...

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School

Cultural crash course

Arts grant brings Russian Kaleidoscope to Minto School

Students at Minto Public School had a crash course in Russian culture last week, thanks to a grant the school received from the North Dakota Council on the Arts.  More...

Honor Roll

FORDVILLE-LANKIN  A Honor Roll  Seniors: Jessica Best and Joshua Ruzicka.  Juniors: Bailey Beneda, Taylor Dalbey and Taylor Knudson.  Freshmen: Sydney Beneda and Marissa Sluke.  B Honor Roll  Seniors: Jade Olson, Preston More...

School Calendar

Monday, Nov. 16  Valley-Edinburg School flu shot clinic, at Hoople school in the morning, Crystal School in the afternoon.  Tuesday, Nov. More...

Religion

Furthering their fellowship

Assembly of God church adding on

Looking at the needs of his church family, a passionate parishioner had a dream for the future of the growing congregation. More...