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GOING THE EXTRA MILE TO AVOID EXTRA MILES

Rosemarie Myrdal believes in keeping it local

RURAL EDINBURG – Rosemarie Myrdal could be the poster woman for a “keep it local” campaign. More...

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Community

Former Grafton woman marks 95th birthday

Former Grafton resident Delores Desautel celebrated her 95th birthday Sept. 27, with members of her family. She currently resides in Grand Forks at Valley Eldercare.  Desautel has four children, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. More...

Former area man celebrates 70th wedding anniversary

Floyd and Marcella Tronset recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.  They met at the Alvarado in Albuquerque, New Mexico, while he was stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base and she was a Harvey Girl. More...

Grafton's Caribou Coffee promoting Amy's Campaign

Grafton's Caribou Coffee location is conducting Amy's Campaign in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month again this year.  More...

Obituaries

Loren Hoff

Oslo, Minnesota

Loren Hoff, 74, Oslo Minnesota, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at LakeWood Health Center in Baudette, Minnesota.  Services were held Saturday, Oct. 1, at Zion Lutheran Church in Os l o, with burial in Oak Park Lutheran Cemetery, rural Oslo. More...

Yvonne Slominski

Grand Forks

Yvonne J. Slominski, 82, Grand Forks, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, at Altru Hospital.  Yvonne was born July 22, 1934, in Grand Forks.  Visitation and vigil service were held today, Wednesday, Oct. More...

Vada Toews

Grafton

Vada M. Toews, age 86, of Grafton, passed away Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks. More...

School

Mentors with a powerful message

NVCTC students, fifth graders reach for natural highs

Lessons and activities in Grafton Public School classrooms last week were geared toward discussions that was to take place at a community forum coordinated by the school district last Wednesday. More...

NDSU queen

Brooke Feltman of Grafton was crowned North Dakota State University’s homecoming queen last Thursday during the coronation ceremony held at Festival Concert Hall on the NDSU campus. More...

Homecoming highlights

GRAFTON – Grafton High School’s homecoming coronation was held last Friday at the Grafton Public School Performing Arts Center. Faya El-Sarraf was crowned queen and Wyatt Wardner, king. More...

Religion

Taking action to provide comfort

Area knitters make cancer caps for second time

Two local knitting groups and a few crocheters “took action” this summer, reviving a project from 2015 that brought comfort to cancer patients near and far. Since June, 289 cancer caps have been made and donated. More...

High Plains Trio to present concert at P.R. Our Saviour's

Park River Our Saviour’s Lutheran Women of the ELCA will host an afternoon concert featuring the High Plains Trio from Edmore.  More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

One day as I was checking out from a store and visiting with the clerk about random things, he said to me “We are in trouble!” referring to world and national events. He is not alone in his line of thinking. More...

Walsh County to address tobacco use

Delinquent taxpayers of mobile homes given notice

COUNTY – Walsh County Commissioners ( WCC) met Monday at the courthouse in Grafton for their regular bimonthly meeting. Karen Anderson, Lawrence Burianek, Ernie Barta, Jack Karas, Luther Meberg and Walsh County Auditor Kris Molde were present. More...

City council to digest residential water and electric deposit increase

ATV ordinance enforcement revisited

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

No mill increase for Minto residents

Council adopts 2017 budget

MINTO – According to minutes taken at the Tuesday meeting of the Minto City Council, a full house of Minto residents was in attendance to discuss a variety of issues. More...

News

Pipeline protesters demonstrate at North Dakota gubernatorial debate

Dozens of Dakota Access Pipeline opponents briefly turned North Dakota’s second gubernatorial debate into a protest rally Monday, erupting into shouts and heckles after the three candidates opined on whether the pipeline was properly permitted More...

Crunch zone

Park River Ambulance, Walsh County Emergency Services and Walsh County Sheriff personnel responded to a traffic accident last Wednesday evening around 6:20 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 17 and County Road 12A. More...

City Court Report

JULY 2016 DISPOSITIONS  Gunner Garritson, Grand Forks, minor in possession/consumption. More...

Happenings

Volunteers needed for fair

Monday, Oct. 17, is the official set up night for the Walsh County Fair in Park River. Clean up will begin at 7 p.m.  More...

License to sew at Deer Hunter Widows quilt retreat

There is no time like the present to register for a “license to sew” during the annual Deer Hunter Widows Quilt Retreat at Park River Bible Camp on opening weekend of deer hunting season.  More...

Cats incredible at story hour

The incredible cool cats at story hour will not be fish! Puss in Books will be reading at Pembina County Story Time for October about her friends “Six Dinner Sid,” “Splat The Cat” and “The Upstairs Cat.”  More...

Opinion

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Experiencing good taste

RECORD EDITORIAL

North Dakota is known as a great place to come home to. A reputation of laid back farmers doing good in the heartland by growing wholesome food and celebrating harvest with festivals for whole communities to share in various small town venues.  More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Teachers’ salaries in the 119 school districts of Walsh County cost the county nearly $22,000 more for the 1955-56 school year than for the preceding year, according to a summary of receipts and expenditures compiled in the offic More...

Sports

Runners finish strong in East Grand Forks

Girls take home fourth, boys earn fifth

The Grafton Spoilers cross country teams traveled to East Grand Forks to compete in an invitational meet last Thursday.  The girls earned a team score of 80 to place fourth while the boys racked up 98 points for fifth place.  "We have a goo More...

Aggies derail Rugby at home

Omlie earns hat trick in first quarter, adds another score in fourth

The Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PRF L) Aggies hosted a Class A Region 2 football game against the Rugby Panthers in Park River last Friday night. More...

Spoilers bring down Broncos

Grafton offense dominates entire first quarter

Grafton Spoilers football team headed to Lisbon last Friday to compete against the Broncos in a Class AA East Region 11-man game.  The Spoilers offense dominated early in the first quarter to take a 24-8 lead, propelling them on to a powerful 36 More...