April 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Pisek church vandalized

Investigation ongoing, youth suspected

PISEK – Walsh County Sheriff Ron Jurgens said St. Johns Nepomucene Catholic Church in Pisek was vandalized.  More...

Special Sections

Community

The ultimate gift

Grafton couple makes connection with donor’s family

Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series. See next week’s Record for organ donation from the aspect of a donor’s family.  More...

Sunny thoughts from Sunset

April 11-16  More...

New Arrival

Liam Alois Kilzer, son of Jeff and Mel Kilzer of Bentley, was born at 3:23 p.m., April 6, 2016, at Sanford Hospital in Bismarck. At birth he weighed 9 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 22 inches. More...

Obituaries

Corrine ‘Queenie’ Alphson

Little Rock, Arkansas

Corinne “ Queenine” Alphson, 89, of Little Rock, Arkansas, and formerly of Grand Forks, died Monday, April 18, 2016, at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock.  Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday April 21, at United Lutheran Chu More...

Esther Howes

Grand Forks

Esther Howes, 82, Grand Forks, died Thursday, April 14, 2016, at Northwood Deaconess Health Care Center in Northwood.  Services were held Tuesday, April 19, at Sharon Lutheran Church in Grand Forks, with burial in Memorial Park South Cemetery in More...

Edna Teevens

Grafton

Edna Teevens, 98, Grafton, died Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at Unity Medical Center in Grafton.  Services were held today, Wednesday, April 20, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Grafton, with burial in the church cemetery. More...

Sports

Lady Spoilers rally in fifth for the win

Grafton comes from behind to crush Thompson

Grafton Spoilers fastpitch softball team lined up against the Thompson Tommies for their first home game of the 2016 season on Tuesday afternoon.  More...

Grafton 10-runs D-ST-V-E in home opening game

Suda hits a home run in the second, leading off a Spoiler scoring frenzy

The Grafton Spoilers hosted the Drayton-St. Thomas-Valley- Edinburg (D-ST-V-E) Blue Knights for their home opening game at Harris Halliday Field last Thursday.  More...

Hankey stuns Grizzlies with a no-hitter

Zavalney hits a home run in the sixth for the win

Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies hosted their second game of the 2016 baseball season against the Pembina County North (PCN) Grizzlies last Thursday at Vern Halvorson Field.  More...

Religion

50 years of worship

Grafton church to celebrate this weekend

The congregation of Bethel Free Lutheran Church in Grafton will be celebrating this weekend as they mark the church’s 50th anniversary.  More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

In the Sphere of “Worldly Righteousness”  The last six months has given me ample opportunity to do what I am about to do, but for whatever reason I have not. More...

Inmates to be served Subway meals

Walsh County burn ban lifted

COUNTY – Walsh County Commissioners (WCC) met Monday at the courthouse in Grafton for their regular bimonthly meeting. More...

Ballots finalized for June 14 election

Candidates submit petitions before deadline

COUNTY – The deadline to submit petitions for county, city, school and park board elected positions was closed at 4 p.m. April 11. Candidates that met requirements will appear on the June 14 ballot.  Voter information  More...

District 10 Democratic candidates selected

Q and A on hot topics

Editors note – This is the second of a two-part series of questions asked to Democratic legislative candidates.  More...

News

Taxable sales down in Walsh County

Fordville jumps 125 percent

The North Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner has released the 2015 Sales and Use Tax Statistical Report along with fourth quarter individual statistics.  More...

Parks and rec office to move April 22

Centennial Center lobby remodel project discussed

Grafton Parks and Recreation (GPR) held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 13 at city hall. In attendance were Kerry DeMars, Todd Storey, Scott Hills and Brad Burianek. Cory Burns was not present. More...

There's your sign

Tractor Supply Company hung the sign on their new building on the western edge of Grafton April 6. More...

Happenings

Benefit planned in Grafton May 12 for David Stark

A benefit is being planned for David Stark Thursday, May 12, at Marketplace on 8th in Grafton.  A BBQ dinner will be served from 3-7 p.m. for $10 a plate. To go meals will be available. There will also be a bake sale and silent auction.  More...

Schools conducting May Day fundraiser for CF Foundation

Century Elementary and Grafton Middle School students will be taking orders for the annual May Day Basket Fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation April 21-22 and again on April 25-26.  More...

Warning system to be tested

A Warnex test exercise is scheduled in Grafton Wednesday, April 27, and will originate from the National Weather Service sometime around 11:15 a.m.  More...

Opinion

Wishy washy water quality

RECORD EDITORIAL

A current lawsuit caught my eye in the news regarding several western cities suing Monsanto over Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) contamination of waterways. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 years  Walsh County received $86,470.94 as it’s quarterly share of the $5,714,493.27 split by counties and the state highway department for highway construction from license plate receipts.  More...

School

FCCLA conference: 'EMPower, WEPower, MEPower'

Midway’s Jenna Graham installed as state officer

Youth from Grafton and Midway chapters of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) participated in the 71st annual North Dakota State FCCLA Leadership Conference in Bismarck April 10-12.  More...

Rock-it Award winners

Century Elementary School students received the Rock-it Award for “rocking” good behavior and outstanding academics during the month of March or for completing their North Dakota state reading award requirement of 18 books.  More...

Valley-Edinburg High lists students of the quarter

Valley-Edinburg High School teaching staff recently selected students of the third quarter of the 2015-2016 school year. More...