June 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Park dike issue to be brought to the city

Electronic payment option soon available for pool

GRAFTON - Grafton Parks and Recreation (GPR) held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 11 at city hall. In attendance were Kerry DeMars, Todd Storey, Scott Hills, Cory Burns and Brad Burianek. More...

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Community

Community involvement at its best

Seeds-2-$ave teaches financial responsibility while giving back

A new program at North Star Community Credit Union in Grafton is educating children on financial responsibility, yet it is more so about people helping people. By fall, Seeds-2-$ave will have gone full circle, benefiting the entire community.  More...

Sunny thoughts from Sunset

Monday stretching in fitness started off the week. In the afternoon we played progressive bingo. Without a big winner, we hope for better chances next week. More...

Joelle Sunstrom among top 10 Miss North Dakota finalists

Joelle Sunstrom of Grafton was among the top 10 finalists at the Miss North Dakota Scholarship Pageant held in Williston this past weekend.  More...

Obituaries

Clark Linder

Park Rapids, Minnesota

Clark N. Linder, 50, Park Rapids, Minnesota, died Monday, June 13, 2016, at Heritage Living Center in Park Rapids.  More...

Joyce Lee

St. Thomas

Joyce J. Lee, age 78, of St. Thomas, passed away Monday, June 13, 2016, at Valley Eldercare Center of Grand Forks.  More...

Della Danielson

Devils Lake

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School

A living lesson in history

Fifth graders present projects

Grafton Middle School fifth graders presented their research project at a Living History Museum in the school commons on May 18. More...

Porter inducted into MSU honor society

Morgan Porter of Park River was among the newest members of Mayville State University’s Omicron Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma.  New members were inducted during a ceremony Tuesday, April 19, led by chapter officers including Allyson Durkin of More...

Area students to attend leadership seminar

Five area students have been selected to represent their schools at the North Dakota Leadership Seminar June 16-19 at the University of Mary in Bismarck.  More...

Religion

From the Pastor’s Desk

CHURCH PASTOR’S DESK  More...

EDC rescinds Cimarron Energy tax extension

Committee donates to entrepreneur camp at NVCTC

GRAFTON - The Economic Development Committee (EDC) met last Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. at city hall in Grafton. In attendance were Chris Lipsh, Don Hutson, Keith Bjorneby, Phil Ray and Jason Carlson. More...

Flood risk project to seek state funds

New street sweeper to arrive in August

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

2016 Primary Election Results

Tuesday's unofficial results

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News

Kiwanis BRATS Fundraiser

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Angel of Hope fundraiser set for Father’s Day

Proceeds to go toward memorial

The Angel of Hope Memorial (AOHM) project will host a memorial benefit this Sunday, Fathers Day, at St. Johns Catholic Church in Grafton from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A sausage and pancake breakfast will be served.  More...

Grafton area woman’s death confirmed Friday

No foul play suspected

A Grafton area woman was found by her husband deceased in their home Friday morning with a gun shoot wound.  Walsh County Sheriff ’s Department received a call at 8:25 a.m. More...

Happenings

Tour Elmwood during annual Rhubarb Fest

Historic Elmwood’s board of directors invite the community and SummerFest visitors to come out to the annual Rhubarb Fest for an afternoon of visiting, Elmwood tours and a variety of rhubarb desserts.  More...

Heritage Village location of SummerFest events

Heritage Village will be one of the places to be on Saturday, June 25, during Grafton’s SummerFest celebration.  More...

Car wash/luncheon benefit for Sunshine Foundation

Jan Bjork, advocate for Sunshine Memorial Foundation will host a car wash/luncheon benefit along with Life Skills and Transition Center Community Helpers Friday, June 24, in Grafton.  More...

Opinion

Millennial Views

A different class  Growing up in rural North Dakota has provided me, along with many others, the opportunity to value the life of a small community, while also making me appreciate every chance I got to meet new people. More...

Political Cartoon

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Identifying normal

RECORD EDITORIAL

Most people live life through the parameters of routine. More...

Sports

Youth golf on the rise in Grafton

About 38 students partake in program

Grafton Pa rks and Recreation’s Youth Golf program has been around for many years with numbers dwindling until recently. A total of 38 students participate in the youth program with classes for beginners and advanced golfers.  More...

Post 41 takes down GF Blues

Grafton holds onto lead throughout

Grafton Spoilers Post 41 Legion baseball team hosted a game against the Grand Forks (GF) Blues last Thursday.  The Spoilers took an early lead while holding the Blues scoreless until the third inning. More...

Pirates travel to crush Cardinals

Park River hits three home runs , holds Langdon scoreless until final innings

Park River (PR) Post 147 Pirates legion baseball team traveled to Langdon last Wednesday to compete against the Cardinals.   The Pirates got off to an early lead while holding Langdon scoreless until the final two innings. More...