May 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Grafton sewers a greasy subject

Brakes put on future burn-out events

GRAFTON – Grafton Ways and Means Committee (WMC) gathered at city hall Monday for their regularly scheduled meeting. In attendance were Dave Fellman, Mary Stark, Don Hutson, mayor Chris West, Nick Ziegelmann and Connie Johnson. More...

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Community

Long road to recovery

Grafton man faces months of healing

Grafton resident David Stark may be back home after a lengthy medical stay in Minneapolis, but his recovery is far from complete. The father of two children faces months of healing and inability to return to the workforce. More...

Sjostrom students present recital

Connie Sjostrom presented 12 piano students in a recital Saturday evening, April 23, at Assembly of God Church in Grafton. Each student played two selections. More...

Richard, Campbell announce June wedding

Paige Richard and Paul Campbell announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.  Parents of the couple are Paul and Mary Jo Richard of Fargo and Bill and Tammy Campbell of Fargo, formerly of Grafton.  More...

Obituaries

Robert Stanley Simons

Stan Simons passed away Sunday, April 24, 2016, at Lutheran Sunset Home in Grafton. More...

Wade Kalgard

Park River

Wade Kalgard, 45, Park River, died Sunday, April 24, 2016, near Park River from injuries sustained in a four-wheeler accident. More...

Dorothy G. Slominski

Minto

Dorothy G. Slominski, age 94, of Minto, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016, at her home in Minto.  More...

School

Award-winning performances

Area music students to compete at state

Music students from throughout the area gave award-winning performances at the Region III Music Contest in Mayville on April 15. More...

Park River Area School recipient of donation

Park River Area School District recently received a gift of $100,000 from the Dale R. Monsebroten estate. More...

HOBY seminar accepting 2016 registrations

High school sophomores are invited to participate in the 2016 North Dakota Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) seminar June 10-12, at Bismarck State College in Bismarck.  More...

Religion

Sunny thoughts from Sunset

Week of April 25-30  More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

God’s karma  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. Please, no phone calls. Deadline is Monday noon. More...

Wages a balancing act for Walsh County

Right of way permit enforcement may carry future fines

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

Minto City Council returns gravel bids

Hockey moms efforts commended

The tenacity of hockey moms is the stuff northern tier folklore is made of and Minto’s Heather Narloch and Mary Schuster have carved a place for themselves in Minto’s version of hockey heroes.  More...

Commissioner candidates square off on county issues

Walsh County leaders want your vote

COUNTY – Walsh County Commissioner candidates answered voter questions for the June 14 election.  The candidates are incumbents, Madam Chair Karen Anderson, and Jack Karas. More...

News

Riske steps into gubernatorial race

Streamlining government a priority

A Grafton native and Fargo businessman announced April 5 that he is running as the Libertarian Party candidate for governor of North Dakota. Marty Riske was born at Deaconess Hosptital in Grafton while his parents l i ved in Minto. More...

Camera shy

A camera shy pelican at Homme Dam wanted no part of a photo opportunity Sunday after leisurely trolling near the swimming beach. More...

Herrera pleads not guilty to Class A felony

Drayton man waives preliminary hearing

Anthony Soliz Herrera Jr., 35, appeared in Walsh County District Court Monday with his lawyer Samuel A. Gereszek. More...

Happenings

National Day of Prayer to be observed in Park River

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Park River will host a National Day of Prayer observance Thurday, May 5, sponsored by the Western Walsh County Ministerium.  The event, which begins at noon, includes a prayer dinner and presentation by gue More...

Park River Our Saviour's to celebrate Syttende Mai

The congregation at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church of Park River will celebrate Syttende Mai with their annual traditional Norwegian dinner.  The meal will be served from 4:30-7 p.m., in the fellowship hall located in the church basement. More...

Pre-Mother’s Day Shopping Extravaganza in Drayton

Drayton Booster Club will host their sixth annual Pre-Mother’s Day Shopping Extravaganza Saturday, May 7.  The event will be held in the Drayton School gym from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. More...

Opinion

Swatting the truth

RECORD EDITORIAL

Warmer weather brings the nuisance of all the flying critters that flourish in mere droplets of water.  In North Dakota it is a common ritual to see outdoor activities in the spring accompanied with slapping and swatting of pesky little blood su More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 years  Cold weather delayed fieldwork throughout the northern Red River Valley, although fields were reported to be drying out and soon to be in condition for cultivation.  Post 41 of the American Legion in Grafton achieved a goal of man More...

Sports

Track teams set their sites in Larimore

Park River Area girls place second

Larimore hosted an invitational outdoor track meet on Tuesday with 16 schools competing, including Grafton, Park River Area (PRA), Drayton- Valley-Edinburg (D-V-E) and Midway-Minto (M-M).  PRA girls took second overall with 102.5 total points fo More...

Spoilers slide past Burros for a victory

Grafton explodes with eight runs in the fifth

Grafton Spoilers softball fastpitch team traveled to Hillsboro last Friday to compete against the Hillsboro-Central Valley (H-CV) Burros.  The Spoilers went into the fifth up by just one before they exploded with eight consecutive runs on their More...

Lady golfers compete at Fair Oaks

PR-F-L takes second amongst seven teams

Grafton hosted its first girls 18-hole golf tournament of the season at Fair Oaks Golf Course last Thursday with a total of seven teams competing.  More...