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Rhubarb fanatic’s paradise

Fest features homemade pies

Auxiliary members are busy picking, chopping, measuring and rolling in preparation for the fourth annual First Care Health Center Auxiliary Rhubarb Fest next Saturday, June 4, in Park River. More...

Lindell, Kruger to exchange marriage vows at Fargo

Tyler Lindell and Kylie Kruger announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.  Parents of the couple are John and Sharyl Lindell of Grafton and Gary and Deb Kruger of Papillion, Nebraska.  More...

Piano recital 'pieces' presented by Trees Studio

Trees Piano Studio held its annual spring piano recitals titled ‘pieces’ on Sunday, May 15, at the Grafton Performing Arts Center, under the direction of instructor Cathy Tweten. There were two recitals presented – one at 1 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Gladys Moerke

Grafton

Gladys Moerke, 88, Grafton, died Sunday, May 22, 2016, at Unity Hospital in Grafton.  Services will be held Thursday, May 26, at 2 p.m., at Grafton Lutheran Church, with burial at Grafton Lutheran Cemetery. More...

Robert Cox

Denton, Texas

Robert Cox, 69, Denton, Texas, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016.  A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 26, at 2 p. m., at Drayton United Methodist Church, with burial in Bowesmont Ceme tery, Bowes- mont. More...

Cecil Rollefstad

Park River

Cecil Rollefstad, 89, Park River, died Monday, May 23, 2016, at First Care Health Center of Park River.  Services will be held Thursday, May 26, at 10 a.m., at Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River. More...

Sports

Runners set sites on state qualifying times

PR-F-L boys and girls take third place

Track and field athletes lined up at the Larimore track for the 2016 regional meet amidst the wind and clouds last Friday evening.  Local girls qualified in nine different events while the boys qualified in a total of seven.  More...

Grafton takes the win

Seeba ties for first with 76 strokes

Golfers enjoyed the sun as they made the trek through the lakeside course at Cavalier Country Club for the regional golf meet last Thursday afternoon.  More...

Lady Spoilers come in second to Vikings

Grafton comes up short after fourth inning tie

Grafton Spoilers fast-pitch softball team lined up against the Kindred-Richland (K-R) Vikings in the championship game of the regional tournament in Mayville on Monday after two consecutive wins. More...

Full circle of life

Dvorak will celebrate 100th birthday on the farm where she was born

A delaide Dvorak is back living on the farmstead where she was born in 1916. More...

HOMELESS IN THE HEARTLAND

GRAFTON – Patricia Goodale wanted a simple life. One where she could live in peace with her pets in a rural town without being bothered.  More...

News

Grafton Tractor Supply celebrates grand opening

Pony rides a big hit at new retailer

Tractor Supply Company celebrated the opening of their twelfth store in North Dakota on Saturday in Grafton.  They greeted customers with specially priced merchandise starting Thursday and continuing through Sunday. More...

Attempted burglary at Thrifty White Drug

Perpetrators unable to gain entry

An act of attempted burglary happened at Thrifty White Drug in Grafton sometime over the weekend according to Grafton Police Sergeant Alex Droske.  “We are investigating an incident where a window on the east side of the business was smash More...

Nelson close to signing plea agreement

Trial date delayed for child neglect case

Grafton resident Jordan Mckay Nelson appeared in Walsh County District Court in Grafton last Wednesday for her pre-trial conference.  More...

Happenings

Fun-filled day planned for 2016 Museum Alive

The Walsh County Historical Museum in Minto will come alive Sunday, June 26.  More...

Grafton Seniors sponsoring Alzheimer’s presentation

Grafton Senior Citizens Club is sponsoring a North Dakota Dementia Care Services Project presentation on Alzheimer’s disease on Wednesday, June 8, in Grafton.  More...

Thursday Burger Nights back on Minto’s main street

Thursday Burger Nights are returning to Harvey Avenue in Minto for another summer season of fundraising for local organizations.  More...

Opinion

Common Core cover crop

RECORD EDITORIAL

The idea of “cover crops” has been used in the agricultural industry as a conservation method to keep soil from blowing away, or in other words, from staying put.  Cover crops are short grow cycle investments that also help the soil More...

Political Cartoon

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Turning back the clock

60 years  Twenty-eight pupils in St. John’s Convent kindergarten received their diplomas in a graduation excercise at St. John’s auditorium.  More...

School

Boone Foundation presents $25,000 in scholarships

The Ralph Boone Charitable Foundation recently awarded $25,000 in scholarships to five Grafton High School seniors, with each student receiving $5,000.  More...

Minto students score high on Spanish examinations

Three students from Minto High School have attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2016 National Spanish Examinations.  Mari Castillo earned a bronze medal in the level one bilingual category, Sara Czapiewski earned honora More...

Sweet summertime

Fordville-Lankin Elementary School students, from left, Molly Moen, Ezra Skibicki, Charley Moen and Lily Skibicki eagerly await summer vacation as they enjoy their noon recess on the school playground May 9. Friday is their last day of school.   More...

Religion

Goings on at the Good Sam

The seeds are planted for our vegetables and Rachel Bina and her children brought over flowers. More...

Sunny thoughts from Sunset

Week of May 16-21  Monday we felt spring in the air, we were giving it our all in fitness club. In the afternoon progressive bingo was back to 59 numbers. It took 68 for Joyce to hit the blackout though. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Have you ever wondered about the relationship between faith and works? In the book of Ephesians we are told that we are saved by faith and not by works lest any man should boast. More...