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Grafton School Board (GSB) met Monday evening for its regular monthly meeting at the Grafton High School conference room.  In attendance were Tom Torkelson, Greg Feltman, Donald Suda, Jeff Hermanson, Scott LeClerc and Jennifer Thompson. More...

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Community

Coulthart passes keys on at Wayne’s Heating and Cooling

Nelson, Tibert take over operations

After 41 years Wayne Coulthart is stepping back from the business he built from scratch. More...

Lunski,Wysocki planning outdoor summer wedding

Chelsea Lunski and Corey Wysocki announce their engagement and upcoming wedding plans.  Lunski is the daughter of Mike Lunski of Minto and Josie and Mitch Ramsrud of Langdon. Corey is the son of Len and Janet Wysocki of Grafton.  More...

Ulness, Slominski to recite vows at St. Stanislaus

Samantha Ulness and Dylan Slominski announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.  Samantha is the daughter of Cory Ulness of Grand Forks and Lisa Gudajtes of Minto. More...

Obituaries

Nancy Rud

Grafton

Nancy R. Rud, age 65, of Grafton, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2016, at her home in Grafton surrounded by her family and under the care of hospice.  More...

Jared Schueller

Grafton

Jared M. Schueller, age 35, of Grafton, slipped away to be with his Lord on Sunday, March 13, 2016.  More...

Audrey Lee

Hoople

Audrey R. Lee, 74, rural Hoople, died Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at her home. Services will be held Friday, March 18, at 2 p.m., at Park Center Lutheran Church of rural Hoople. Visitation will be Friday for one hour prior to the service. More...

School

'Sitting is Death' takes top prize

NVCTC students compete at state HOSA conference

North Valley Career and Technology Center health careers students competed at the North Dakota State HOSAFuture Health Professionals Conference held at the University of Jamestown in Jamestown March 6-8, with a team taking home top honors and an indi More...

Vanessa Cooper, Annah Zikmund to compete in State Spelling Bee Monday

As the county’s top speller, Fordville-Lankin Public School seventh grader Vanessa Cooper will represent Walsh County at the North Dakota State Spelling Bee Monday, March 21, at Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck. More...

Scholastic art, writing award winners listed

Plains Art Museum and the Red River Valley Writing Project at NDSU recently announced state winners of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in junior hig More...

Religion

From the Pastor’s Desk

Then Peter came and said to him, “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? More...

Zoning change complete for Valley Brake Service

Snowmobile ordinance a hot topic

GRAFTON - Grafton City Council (GCC) met Monday at 6 p.m. in the council chambers of city hall for their regular monthly meeting. More...

Matt Oppegard named new business manager

Spring sports gearing up at Parks and Rec.

Grafton Parks and Recreation (GPR) held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 9 at city hall. In attendance were Kerry DeMars, Todd Storey, Cory Burns and Brad Burianek. Scott Hills and director Bill Dahl were not present. More...

News

Elshaug presented with honor

Grafton resident wins Outstanding Office Employee award

Janice Elshaug, Grafton, was presented the “Outstanding Office Employee” award by North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association (NDRWSA) at the 30th Annual Rural Water Expo Conference banquet held Feb. More...

American Crystal Sugar Company board elects president

The Board of Directors of American Crystal Sugar Company has elected Tom Astrup to be president of the company. He will assume his new responsibilities effective immediately. More...

County Court Report

JANUARY 2016 FORFEITURES  Open receptacle-Kim Mary Hartje and Liza Marie Perez.  Front seat occupants not belted- Amy Marie Johnson, Lance Joseph Mondry and Braden Scott Toews.  Disregarded stop sign-Darrin Paul Johnson.  Overtook More...

Happenings

American Legion to hold district spring meeting

Members of North Dakota’s American Legion Posts of the Second District and their Auxiliary will be gathering in Larimore at the Vets Club for their 2016 Spring District Meeting Monday, April 11, starting at 7 p.m. More...

Police Blotter

March 6, 3:17 p.m., report of a fight in progress on School Road.  March 6, 5:25 p.m., request for a vehicle check on Fifth Street by Fair Oaks Golf Course.  March 7, 10:32 a.m., animal complaint – dog was eastbound on Highway 17.&nbs More...

P.E.O. 'Spring into Junque' sale April 30 in Park River

P.E.O. Chapter Q of Park River will host “Spring into Junque” Saturday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Park River American Legion.  More...

Opinion

Work ethic

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...

Political Cartoon

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Turning back the clock

60 years A Grafton High School basketball team, that amazed their most loyal supporters with their tournament play, came within ten points of bringing the North Dakota Class A basketball championship back to Grafton after falling to Grand Forks. More...

Sports

Spoilers heading to state

Grafton boys hold H-CV to lowest overall score to take Region 2 title

The number-five seeded Grafton Spoilers boys basketball team lined up against the number two Hillsboro-Central Valley (H-CV) Burros for the Region 2 championship game at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center last Thursday.  More...

Grey Wolves compete in weekend tourneys

Participation numbers on the rise for Grafton Youth Wrestling

The Grafton wrestling program hosted its ninth annual youth wrestling tournament in the Grafton gym last Friday with a record turnout of 37 Grey Wolves.  More...

G-PR Bantam's place third in state

Photos by Chelsea J. Lunski G-PR's Shane Gaarder, left, swipes the puck away from a Bismarck oppnonent during the quarterfinals of the Bantam B1 Gold State Tournament. More...