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Gruchala takes joy in long-distance cycling

Retired Minto teacher partakes in 22nd CANDISC tour

MINTO – Robert Gruchala, a retired English teacher from Minto, began his passion for cycling as a kid and can now be regularly seen along highways in Walsh County, cycling anywhere from 10-50 miles. More...

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Community

Empty shelves

Donations to local food pantry at an all-time low

During the month of September, food pantries across the country are joining with Feed America in recognizing Hunger Action Month. More...

Kiley Kalgard, Andrew Dusek to exchange vows Sept. 24

Kiley Kalgard of Park River and Andrew Dusek of Grafton announce their engagement and approaching marriage.  Kiley is the daughter of Kim Kalgard of Park River and Lori Kalgard of Fargo. More...

Lisa Karas, Michael Krile planning spring wedding

Randy and Doris Karas of Lakota announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Karas to Michael Krile, son of Arnold and Patricia Krile of Forest River.  More...

Obituaries

Lucille Young

Grafton

Lucille N. Young, age 81, of Grafton, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at her daughter’s home in Minot, under the care of Trinity Hospice.  More...

Loma Rudnik

Warsaw

Loma L. Rudnik, age 68, of Warsaw, passed away Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks.  More...

Michael Staffne

Carson City, Nevada

Michael Staffne, 82, Carson City, Nevada, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Burial was in the Veteran’s Cemetery in Nevada.  Michael Robert Staffne was born in Grafton on Dec. 24, 1934. He gradu- ated from Grafton High School in 1952. More...

School

Providing supplies support

Grafton School: from left, Darren Albrecht-high school principal, Michael Kaiser-middle school principal, Kristi Olsonmiddle school counselor, Russell Carignan-Bremer Bank branch manager, Ann Poesche More...

Grafton businesses partner for benefit of area schools

Bremer Bank partnered with Country Smokehouse, Morgan Printing/The Walsh County Record, Hugo’s, KXPO and Shopko to host a lunch fundraiser benefitting area schools. More...

FACS teachers participate in executive council meeting

Ashley Sailer and Amber Carlson, family and consumer science teachers at Midway and Grafton Public schools respectively, participated in the executive council meeting of the North Dakota Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences last sp More...

Religion

Moving her ministry

Long-time EDGE director accepts Northwood's call

Since Jen Charbauski arrived in North Dakota in 2008, her ministry has touched the lives of many area youth. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

A team effort  Editors note: This is part I of a article Rev. Carlson wrote for the “ServantPastor,” a publication of the Association Free Lutheran Church Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Minnesota.  More...

Opiods crisis affects everyone

Community works together for a common cause

Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series on the opioid crisis, treatment options and the associated increase of criminal activity. More...

County residents on the lookout

Unoccupied farmsteads targeted for thefts

Walsh County Deputy Sheriff Richie Sherlock is asking residents to be aware of any suspicious or unusual activity related to a string of farmstead burglaries that have touched the western part of Walsh County.  More...

News

Threshing show takes people back

Photos by Todd M. Kjelland Gavin Miller from Park River feeds corn stock into a vintage thresher Sunday in Park River at the 41st annual Pioneer Machinery Association Threshing Show. More...

Schnellbach sentencing delayed in GSI case

Defense to review pre-sentence investigation

Adam Lee Schnellbach from Grafton appeared in court last Wednesday for sentencing regarding a guilty plea to one count of gross sexual imposition (GSI) of a minor, a Class AA felony, one additional count of GSI, a Class A felony and one count of prom More...

Grafton PD investigates suspicious death

30-year-old found unresponsive

Grafton Police Department responded to a 911 call Friday night at 10:30 p.m. with reports of an unresponsive male. More...

Happenings

Concert of patriotic music to be presented in Grafton

The public is invited to join Connie Sjostrom and Peggy Dahl-Bartunek for an hour of piano/organ duets with an audience hymn sing of American patriotic songs on Sunday, Sept. 11.  More...

Police Blotter

Aug. 21, 12:15 p.m., report of a theft at Westside Drive-In.  Aug. 21, 1:18 p.m., animal complaint on Fernwood Drive.  Aug. 21, 4:52 p.m., report of traffic hazards on Highway 17.  Aug. More...

42nd year for PRBC’s lutefisk, meatball dinner

The 42nd annual Park River Bible Camp Fall Festival – including the lutefisk and meatball dinner – will be held at the camp Sunday, Sept. 25.  The event will open with a bazaar-food sale at 11 a.m. More...

Opinion

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Elected privilege

RECORD EDITORIAL

There is a fine line between elected privilege and ethical conduct.  In this election cycle there has been much controversy regarding the use of private email servers for official government business. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Commodity Credit Corporation and purchase agreements were now available to farmers on their 1956 crop, according to the Walsh County office of the ASC at Park River.  More...

Sports

Lady Spoilers battle Eagles at home

Fifth game errors end match in close loss for Grafton

Grafton Spoilers volleyball team hosted their first home match of the season against the North Border (NB) Eagles on Tuesday in the high school gym. More...

Cross country gets underway in Northwood

Grafton girls take fourth, boys finish in fifth

Grafton Cross Country runners traveled to Northwood to compete in the Thunder Cross Country Meet last Thursday.  The girls’ team finished in fourth place with a total of 150 points and competed against 16 teams. More...

Aggies narrowly defeat Spoilers in season opener

Skavhaug scores on 40-yard pass, breaks tie in final seconds

The Grafton Spoilers 11-man football team hosted the Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies in the 2016 season opener last Friday. More...