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Thompson/Clemenson bridge repair approved

Kratochvil resigns VSO position

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

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Community

A new day for First Care’s Harvest Fest

Annual hospital fundraiser moves to different night

Every year there is something new to look forward to at First Care Health Center’s annual Harvest Fest. This year is no exception. The fall fundraiser is moving to a new day, as well as adding a pumpkin patch to the evening’s agenda. More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

We had Dog Days of Summer during August at Good Sam. It was too cool for us to go outside, so we showed our tricks inside. More...

Club News

Grafton American Legion Auxiliary   Members of Grafton American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 41 delivered Meals on Wheels in Grafton for the unit’s community service project.  More...

Obituaries

Diane Suda

Bismarck

Diane Suda, 69, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, at CHI St. Alexius Hospital in Bismarck. More...

Allen Duncklee

Drayton

Allen Dale Duncklee, age 96, a lifelong resident of Drayton and Bowesmont, passed away at Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center in Hallock, Minnesota, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. More...

Catherine Nagle

Grand Forks

Catherine A. Nagle, 75, of Grand Forks, passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, in Hatton Prairie Village in Hatton.  More...

School

Empowering students to shine

For Krystle Thiele, student success is her success

At the beginning of the school year, Krystle Thiele transitioned from a classroom teacher at Grafton Middle School to the role as a mentor to fellow instructors. More...

Take note

Area residents among students receiving degrees during UND’s summer commencement ceremony on Aug. 5, are as follows:  More...

School Calendar

Monday, Sept. 12  Minto School Board meeting, 8 p.m.  Tuesday, Sept. 13  Park River Area School tax hearing, 6 p.m.  Park River Area School Board meeting, 6:30 p.m.  Wednesday, Sept. 14  More...

Religion

Church to hold annual service

The annual North Trinity Lutheran Church Gathering of Family and Friends will be held at the rural Grafton church Sunday, Sept. 18, at 2 p.m.  The worship service will feature music and memories, followed by a coffee hour and fellowship. More...

Zion women to host annual salad luncheon

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League of Zion English Lutheran Church in Grafton will host a salad luncheon Thursday, Sept. 15, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Proceeds from the event will go to fund mission projects. More...

Trinity Lutheran congregation to serve fall supper Sept. 14

The congregation of Trinity Lutheran Church will serve their annual fall turkey supper Wednesday, Sept. More...

'BEET' UTIFUL SUNSET

Photo by Todd M. Kjelland Transystem drivers were treated to a pleasant harvest sunset while hauling sugarbeets out of the American Crystal Sugar Company’s Grafton piling station Tuesday.   More...

Grafton PD requests Narcan kits

Red River Valley Water Supply Project commitment deferred to full council

GRAFTON – Grafton Ways and Means Committee ( WMC) gathered at city hall Tuesday for their regularly scheduled meeting. More...

Shaw to be retried in shooting death of Park River native Jose Lopez

ND Supreme Court rules 4-1 for remand of verdict

GRAND FORKS – Delvin Shaw was sentenced to life in prison for the June 2014 killing of Park River native Jose Lopez.  In an appeal to the North Dakota Supreme Court (NDSC) Shaw will receive a new trial.  Shaw said in his appeal that t More...

News

Rolf pleads not guilty to all charges

Intent to deliver nets Class A felony

Grafton resident Blake Levi Rolf, age 24, appeared in Walsh County District Court on Aug. More...

Fentanyl suspected in Mecham death

Early investigation points to overdose

Grafton Police Chief Tony Dumas released additional information regarding the death of Grafton resident Eugene Mecham, age 30.  More...

What day is it

Record community editor Sue Matcha was visited by Makale Priley dressed as a camel last Wednesday. Priley, who works for REM,ND, spent part of her day spreading "Hump Day" good cheer throughout the city.   More...

Happenings

Quilt Bingo to benefit Camp Good Mourning

The fifth annual Quilt Bingo benefitting Altru’s Hospice Camp Good Mourning will be held Sunday, Sept. 18, at Cavalier High School in Cavalier, at 2 p.m.  More...

American Legion Auxiliary district meeting scheduled

The American Legion Auxiliary District 2 fall meeting will be held in Fordville on Friday, Sept. 16. Registration will begin at 5:15 p.m. at Fordville Lutheran Church. Supper will be served at 6 p.m. More...

Grandma’s Attic Sale Sept. 24

Women of Grafton Federated Church will host their annual Grandma’s Attic Sale Saturday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The sale will be held in the church dining room located in the lower level. More...

Opinion

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Thin line blues

RECORD EDITORIAL

Has the United States lost its identity? Has it lost its unity? More...

Turning back the clock

60 years A.B. Thompson of Grafton was noted for his wide interests but few people knew of his interest in music. More...

Sports

Grafton takes down Stanley-Powers Lake

Niemann leads the Spoilers, rushing 23 times for 177 yards

The Grafton Spoilers football team traveled to Stanley last Friday to compete against the Stanley- Powers Lake (S-PL) Blue Jays in a Class AA 11-man game. More...

Lady Mustangs host Polar Bears

Goodoien leads M-M with five kills, six blocks

The newly co-opped Midway- Minto (M-M) Mustangs volleyball team lined up against the Larimore Polar Bears in their home opening game at Midway last Thursday. More...

D-V-E comes up short to Surrey

Rose rushes 135 yards for Titans

The Drayton-Valley-Edinburg (D-V-E) Titans nine-man football team hosted a game against the Surrey Mustangs in Edinburg last Friday night.  Junior wide receiver Anders Rose led the Titans in the game, scoring their two touchdowns in the fourth q More...