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RRRC Ideas to Action Summit recognizes community leaders

Economic development focuses on regional recreation opportunities

GRAFTON – Red River Regional Council’s (RRRC) 2016 Ideas to Action Summit attracted over 100 community leaders, entrepreneurs, government officials and dreamers Tuesday in Grafton. More...

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Community

Astronomical outcome

Harvest Auction raises $93,000 for UMC Foundation

There was excitement in Kristy Jelinek’s voice when she spoke on Monday morning. The Unity Medical Center (UMC) Foundation director was ecstatic with the outcome of the foundation’s annual Harvest Auction.  More...

Birthdays

November 3 Maryann Sanborn, Grand Forks Leslie Lizakowski, Cebolo, Texas Trent Rakowski, Monoursville, Pennsylvania November 4 Nicholette Boura, Grand Forks November 5 Bev Slominski, Ardoch& More...

Anniversaries

November 3  Ed and Cindy Kuznia, New Hope, Minnesota  Send birthday and anniversary names, city of residence and date to The Walsh County Record, 402 Hill Ave., Grafton, ND 58237 or e-mail them to suem@wcrecord.com.   More...

Happenings

Veterans Day programs scheduled in area cities

American Legion posts throughout the county will observe Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, with programs, as well as other events.  Grafton  Grafton American Legion Post No. 41 Veterans Day program will be held at 11 a.m. at St. More...

Police Blotter

Oct. 24, 12 midnight, report of a domestic disturbance on Prospect Avenue.  Oct. 24, 12:23 a.m., business alarm activated at Hugo’s Family Marketplace.  Oct. 24, 4:26 p.m., report of drugs/narcotics on East 14th Street.  Oct. More...

Grace Free Lutheran to host Harvest Festival services

Grace Free Lutheran Church will host a Harvest Festival with special worship services and dinner, Sunday, Nov. 6, through Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the church in Edinburg.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Vote yes on Measure 5

The North Dakota Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, also known as Initiated Statutory Measure 5, will be on the Nov. 8 ballot in North Dakota as an initiated state statute.  More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Dennis Riskey, Minto, won the title of grand champion showman of the Little International Livestock show held in connection with the county fair.  James J. Plutowski, fireman, USN, son of Mrs. Helen M. More...

Sports

Lady Spoilers honor those affected by breast cancer

The Grafton Spoilers volleyball team hosted a Region 2 match against the Hil l s bo ro -Cen tral Valley (H-CV) Burros while bringing breast cancer awareness with pink balloons and ribbons in their hair.  More...

Halloween buddy

To keep the Halloween spirit alive before a volleyball match held in Drayton on Monday, Abigail Zahradka was one of the many dressed up "Titan buddies" who got to throw a miniature volleyball and candy to a lucky person in the stands.   More...

Titans host Mustangs in final regular season match

D-V-E holds steady at third in standings

The number-three Drayton- Valley-Edinburg (D-V-E) Titans hosted a Region 2 volleyball match in Drayton against the number 13 Midway- Minto (M-M) Mustangs on Halloween night.  More...

GHOULISH NIGHT

Trick or treaters are welcomed by ghosts and goblins at the Shane and Margaret Kaste home on Western Avenue. The Kaste's house is becoming a must stop for all trick or treaters. More...

District 10 candidates questions

State opioid abuse a concern

DISTRICT 10 – North Dakota Senate candidates answered voter questions for the Nov. More...

News

Keeley presented with state award

Grafton woman recognized by peers

The Department of Commerce, North Dakota Governor’s Office and the Economic Development Association of North Dakota ( EDND) presented the Governor’s Choice - Economic Developer of the Year Award on Oct. More...

Berry has drive to own dealership

Grafton native partners with Canadian car company

Grafton native Al Berry, son of the late Dean Berry and Susan Einarson, is living his dream of owning a car dealership, a dream which he has harbored since he was very young.  His dream became his reality last month when he partnered with Birchw More...

No clowning around

Matthew Suda, left, and Sam Keeley were seen at various locations on Hill Avenue coaxing drivers to the Spoiler Sweets and Seats fundraiser held Saturday morning at Bremer Bank. More...

Obituaries

Esther Violet Lindmark King

Drayton

Esther Violet King, age 104, of Drayton, was called home to be with Jesus Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. She passed away at Lutheran Sunset Home in Grafton where she had resided for the last four years of her life. More...

Albert Bina

Grand Forks

Albert Bina, 85, Grand Forks, died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, at Lakota Good Samaritan Center in Lakota.  Services were held today, Wednesday, Nov. More...

Luella Clark

Grand Forks

Luella Clark, 96, Grand Forks, died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, at Northwood Deaconess Health Center in Northwood.  Services were held Monday, Oct. More...

School

Taking the lead

Five NVCTC students serve as state officers

The teaching staff at North Valley Career and Technology Center (NVCTC) in Grafton is shaping leaders, for the present and future. This year the school has five students taking the lead as state officers of three student organizations. More...

School Calendar

Thursday, Nov. 3  Drayton Public School parent-teacher conferences, 3:30-8 p.m.  Midway, Minto and Park River Area students at one-act play competition at Larimore.  Midway School parentteacher conferences, 4:30-8 p.m.  St. More...

Religion

Goings on at the Good Sam

Thank you to all the trick or treaters who came to visit us on Halloween. November is here! Time has flown and the year is wrapping up fast. More...

Sunny thoughts from Sunset

Monday started off the day with fitness, working out with the Fitter Sitter CD of chair exercises. At progressive bingo there wasn’t a big winner, we have hope for next week. Maybe that will be our Halloween treat! More...

On a firm foundation

St. John’s Lutheran Church to celebrate milestones

The congregation at St. John’s Lutheran Church in St. Thomas will celebrate two milestones this Sunday – 135 years as a congregation and 125 years on one foundation. More...