September 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fighting criminal addiction stigma after treatment systems fail

Truth from behind bars

Editor’s note: To protect our source this article will refer to our informants as John and Jane Doe. GRAFTON – The subject of criminal drug abuse has been a hot topic around the city of Grafton and the state. More...

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Community

Tiber Township neighbors bring in crop

Neighbors, family and friends helped a neighbor in need bring in her crop in Tiber Township northwest of Edinburg on a recent Monday in August.  More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

We are celebrating our wonderful housekeepers and laundry staff this week. We love them and appreciate the hard work they do. Please mark your calendars for our fall book sale and luncheon on Thursday, Sept. More...

Park River couple to observe golden wedding anniversary

Roger and Linda Seim of Park River will mark their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday.  Roger Seim and Linda Flack were married Sept. 17, 1966, at Hitterdahl Lutheran Church of rural Milton. More...

Obituaries

T. Dennis Duffy

Barrington Hills, Illinois

T. Dennis Duffy, 88, of Barrington Hills, Illinois, died Friday, Sept. 2, 2016.  His wife, Beatrice Duffy, and all of his eight children were with him.  Dennis was the son of Tom and Evelyn (Kelly) Duffy of St. Thomas.  More...

Frederick ‘Fred’ Thomasson

West Fargo

Frederick “Fred” Thomasson, 69, West Fargo, died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, at Essentia Health in Fargo, from effects of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.  Services were held Tuesday, Sept. More...

Stanley Kennelly, Jr.

St. Thomas

Stanley J. Kennelly, Jr., age 88, of St. Thomas, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at Park River Good Samaritan Center.  More...

School

F-L royal court

Fordville-Lankin High School held Homecoming coronation Tuesday morning. Members of the royal court are, from left, Taylor Dalbey, Taylor Knudson, Trevor Knudson, King Landon Wood, Queen Bailey Beneda and Kaitlyn Brintnell.   More...

Living the American dream

Nora Jimenez comes from Spain to attend GHS

Nora Jimenez applied for the foreign exchange student program because she wanted to experience new adventures in a new country, meet new people and become more articulate with speaking and understanding the English language as spoken by citizens of t More...

At the head of the class

"At the head of the class" introduces The Walsh County Record readers to new teachers in area school districts.   Mary Karboviak  Mary Karboviak has joined staff at Drayton Public School as the new pre K-12 music instructor. More...

Religion

God’s presence among his people

Rev. Brian Moen assigned to Minto- Warsaw parish

Raised on a farm near Park River, Rev. Brian Moen is feeling right at home in his new assignment. Installed last Thursday as parish priest at Sacred Heart in Minto and St. More...

Bible camp looking to fill program director position

At the end of the summer season, Park River Bible Camp (PRBC) interim program director Justin Hylden had fulfilled his agreement to serve the camp in that capacity for one year. More...

Drayton UMW plan bazaar

Drayton United Methodist Women will hold their annual bazaar, bake sale and white elephant sale on Friday, Sept. 23, at the church in Drayton. Hours are from 11 a.m. More...

Old Central Middle School vandalized

School to hire home liaison

GRAFTON - Grafton School Board (GSB) met Monday for its regular monthly meeting at the Grafton High School conference room.  More...

Tree debris pile hauls in bid complaint

Grafton commits to future water supply project

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

News

Torres charged with sex crime

Grafton resident faces up to 20 years in jail

Grafton resident Martin Bustamante Torres, age 52, was arrested Sept. More...

Swiping out hunger

Choice Financial Bank of Grafton recently presented a check in the amount of $2,500 to the Walsh County Food Pantry to be used for the BackPack Program. Proceeds for the donation came from Choice Financial’s Swipe Out Hunger campaign. More...

Baesler invites public comment on new math, English standards

North Dakota Department of Instruction superintendent Kirsten Baesler is inviting North Dakotans to comment on the state’s proposed new English and math learning standards. More...

Happenings

Food, fashion, fun at Tri-County Women’s Expo

The fifth annual Tri-County Women’s Expo is being billed as captivating, chic, creative and compelling. More...

Sept. 19 benefit to provide financial relief for elderly

An Elderly Relief Benefit will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, at Marketplace on 8th in Grafton, to help support elderly in need within the community.  More...

Kids and Kops rescheduled

Kids and Kops – originally scheduled for August but postponed because of rain – has been rescheduled.  Local law enforcement agencies will host the event Thursday, Sept. 22, from 4-7 p.m., at Leistikow Park in Grafton. More...

Opinion

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Solving problems

It seems more now than ever that the way to solve a problem is to go to extremes to be heard. Why is that? Have we as a human race lost all ability to listen, analyze and act in a civil manner?  More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Figures compiled in the office of the County Superintendent A. G. More...

Sports

Spoilers fall in home game

After a close first half battle, Grafton succumbs to Kindred in Class AA play

Grafton Spoilers 11-man football team hosted the Kindred Vikings for a Class AA East Region game on the Grafton football field last Friday.  More...

Grafton hosts Region 2 match

Spoilers rack up kills in home loss

The Grafton Spoilers volleyball team hosted a Region 2 match in the Grafton gym on Tuesday against the Thompson Tommies.  Both the Lady Spoilers offense and defense remained strong throughout the games, ending each one down by just a few points More...

PR-F-L takes down Larimore

Lady Aggies dominate with strong offense

The Park River-Fordville- Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies faced the Larimore Polar Bears in a Region 2 volleyball match at Park River on Tuesday night.  After even starts to all three games, the Aggies then hammered the Polar Bears with a strong offense More...