October 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Sugarbeet crop may break record

Sweet and salty harvest

COUNTY – Walsh County sugarbeet growers are fighting one of the wettest harvests in recent history which contributes to a salty attitude, however early assessments for the entire Red River Valley crop are looking like it may be a record year. More...

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Community

Lefse Master

Minto woman tops in Hostfest contest

Gay Skaflen Riskey entered a contest on a whim, not so much because she thought she could win, more so because it would just be something fun to do. More...

Club News

Grafton American Legion Auxiliary   Past presidents and 50-year plus members were recognized at the Oct. 3 meeting of the Grafton American Legion Auxiliary.  More...

Former Grafton teacher to celebrate 90th birthday

Wally Gylten, a former teacher with Grafton Public Schools, will celebrate his 90th birthday at an open house in his honor.  The celebration will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, from 2:30-4:30 p.m., at Ebenezer Free Lutheran Church in Northwood. More...

Obituaries

Florence Lykken

Adams

Florence E. Lykken, age 98, of Adams, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, at Pembilier Nursing Center in Walhalla. More...

Glenn Fontaine

Grand Forks

Glenn Fontaine, 78, Grand Forks, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, at Valley Memorial Home Eldercare, Grand Forks. Services were held Tuesday, Oct. 11, at United Lutheran Church, Grand Forks, with burial in Memorial Park Ceme tery, Grand Forks. More...

James Greenwood

Grafton

James E. Greenwood, age 78, of Grafton, passed away Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.  More...

School

Experiencing life, learning in the USA

Four exchange students enrolled at Minto

Minto High School is seeing an influx of temporary new students this year through the ASSE International Student Exchange Program. More...

Century's Happy Campers

RIGHT: Century Elementary students earning Happy Camper awards the first week in September were, front from left, Aure Burley, Ruby Gerszewski, Oliver Degeldere and Jorgen Olson. 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. Ryan Baron is the new principal and mathematics instructor at Midway High School. He also is the student council advisor. More...

Religion

Fall church dinners still a-plenty

Turkey tops menus along with ham, pork and soup

For diners who just can’t get enough of the cuisine offered at fall church dinners and suppers, there is still plenty of opportunity to get their fill. Several churches throughout the area still have meals listed on their calendars. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

John 6:67-69: “Then said Jesus unto the twelve, Will ye also go away? 68 Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? Thou hast the words of eternal life. More...

Revival services begin today

Apostolic Faith Church in Grafton will host revival services this week featuring evangelist Jason Hood as guest speaker.  Rev. Hood is a former missionary and is anointed of God. Come expecting to experience a miracle.  More...

City council approves land sale for VA clinic

Lessard Addition assessment moves forward

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

Second quarter tax numbers fall, GPR loan extended

Cimarron lease to discontinue

GRAFTON - The Economic Development Committee (EDC) met last Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. More...

News

It's a beautiful morning

Branches of a growing tree are illuminated by a radiant, orange and pink sunset during a crisp, fall morning north of Minto earlier this month.   More...

Mutton but fun at the 103rd Walsh County Fair next week

Entertainment increases attendance

The Walsh County Fair (WCF) begins next week, continuing a tradition that started in 1914 with various spring potato seminars documented as being held in Grafton and Park River.  More...

County Court Report

JULY 2016 DISPOSITIONS  More...

Happenings

Walsh County Fair opens next week in Park River

The 102nd annual Walsh County Fair will open next Wednesday, Oct. 19, in Park River and will run through Saturday, Oct. 22. The following is the fair’s schedule of events.  Wednesday, Oct. More...

Police Blotter

Oct. 3, 8:07 a.m., report of shoplifting at Simonson Station Store.  Oct. 3, 12:05 p.m., report of a vehicle accident at Thrifty White Drug.  Oct. 3, 5:38 p.m., report of a domestic disturbance on Fernwood Drive.  Oct. More...

‘Kiss the Animal’ contest 4-H shooting sports fair fundraiser

The Kiss the Animal fundraiser will return to the Walsh County Fair this year and another mysterious 4-H animal will be taking a central role in the contest.  A volunteer group of potential steer-smoochers (or horse or goat-smoochers) are ready More...

Opinion

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Measurable change

North Dakota voters will be faced with five measures on the November ballot this year.  Measures 1 and 2 are constitutional proposed changes. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years A Great Northern Railroad diesel engine cab tipped off the track, stopping on a 45 degree angle at the edge of Auburn. Minor damage was reported to five cars and no one was injured. More...

Sports

Aggies command victory over Raiders

PR-F-L improves region record

The Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies hosted a Class A Region 2 football game against the Lakota-Edmore- Dakota Prairie (L-E-DP) Raiders last Friday.  PR-F-L exploded with 28 points in the first quarter while holding back L-E-DP which More...

M-M hosts Grafton in Region 2 play

Thompson leads Spoilers with 13 kills at the net

Midway-Minto (M-M) Mustangs hosted a Region 2 volleyball match against the Grafton Spoilers at Minto on Tuesday.  Both teams took turns with the lead in all three games but the Lady Spoilers dominated at the end of each one, pulling away a 3-0 m More...

Mustangs close out season with three wins

M-M lines up one last time in 2016

The Midway-Minto (M-M) Mustangs wrapped up their 2016 nine-man Region 2 football season against the North Border (NB) Eagles in Pembina last Friday.  After a few recent wins the Mustangs needed just one more to make it to the playoffs but couldn More...