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Ruff Riderz ATV Club not just about riding

Ruff Riderz ATV Club members like to get out and have fun, but enjoying a ride is not their sole purpose. More...

Sunny thoughts from Sunset

Week of Dec. 19-23  Monday we started off the week with fitness club, then we enjoyed a treat as carolers from Minto came to fill the hallways with song. In the afternoon we played bingo, the tokens were rolling out at a good rate. More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

Merry Christmas to all and Happy NewYear!We have many things to be thankful for this year and are looking forward to a great 2017!  Activities this week  Thursday, Dec. 29: Tick Tock Day, 3 p.m.; movie night, 6:30 p.m.  Friday, Dec. More...

Obituaries

Joyce Lutovsky

Voss

Joyce Marie Lutovsky, age 81, of Voss, passed away Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, at her home in Voss.  More...

Rosemary Larson

Fordville

Rosemary Larson, 64, Fordville, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer.  Services were held today, Wednesday, Dec. 28, at St. John’s Nepomuc e n e Catholic Church in Pisek, with burial in St. More...

Rodney Nord

Grafton

Rodney Nord, 58, Grafton, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, at his home in Grafton.  Services were held Tuesday, Dec. 27, at Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton. Burial will be at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, rural St . More...

School

Making spirits bright

Park River Area students, staff bring holiday happiness

Students and staff at Park River Area schools were making spirits bright during the Christmas holiday. More...

Three area schools Classroom Build Grant recipients

Minto High School, Park River Area High School and Century Elementary School in Grafton are recent recipients of Classroom Build Grants from the North Dakota Educational Technology Council (ND ETC). More...

GHS Spoilers of the Month

Administration and teaching staff at Grafton High School recently announced December Spoilers of the Month.  Sultanbek Kadyrov and Caitlyn Kaml were selected as Spoilers of the Month for showing outstanding attitude, kindness and dedication to a More...

Religion

From the Pastor’s Desk

The day of the Lord  The prophet Isaiah, as well as others in the Holy Scripture, used the phrase “the day of the Lord.” It is clearly a day when God will be exalted. More...

A view from the past

Brent Price from Detroit, Michigan, double dips his fishing rods at Homme Dam after a long day hauling LM Wind Power blades. The picture was featured in the Aug. 17 issue. More...

A YEAR ON RECORD

Weather-related woes attack Walsh County

Editor’s note: The year 2016 brought many stories of citizen goodwill and Mother Nature’s challenges. Three of the year’s top stories in Walsh County involved rain, wind and flood diversion. More...

News

Park River digs out from Christmas storm

Photos by Todd M. Kjelland A Park River resident digs out Monday in the aftermath of a Christmas Day storm that dropped 8-12 inches of snow over the holiday weekend. More...

Marvin Windows sponsored a very successful blood drive

The drive was held at Marvin Windows on Dec. 14 in which 58 people volunteer to donate blood and 46 were able to give. Seven people gave blood on the automated 2RBC machine that collects two units of red blood cells resulting in 53 total products. More...

Conservation Corner

When it comes to water, be a skeptic

It’s ok to be skeptical. One definition of this word is “certain knowledge is not possible.” Be informed, be skeptical, not cynical - mind you, but skeptical.  More...

Happenings

Three Fordville-Lankin seniors to present recital

Three of Darlene Christianson’s senior music students will present a recital Friday, Dec. 30, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lankin beginning at 7 p.m.  More...

Minto School fundraising for Wolf Ridge trip

Minto Public School is conducting a fundraiser to cover expenses for the middle school Wolf Ridge trip.  Through Schwans-Cares.com, patrons can order Schwan’s home delivery of food to help meet the fundraising goal. More...

Vets office to close for training

Walsh County Veterans Service office will be closed Monday, Jan. 9 through Monday, Jan. 16, due to national training and national holiday. The office will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 17. More...

Opinion

Extension Exchange

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Lessons for tomorrow

RECORD EDITORIAL

The year 2016 was interesting to say the least, but honestly it’s best to just let it go.  Why should we as a society hang on to an obviously negative year. As a good coach would say, “Let’s learn from it.”  More...

Sports

Remembering 2016 in sports

A look back on the most memorable events

Sport editor’s note: The following are some of the most memorable sporting events throughout 2016. The events appear in chronological order.  Feb. More...

Lady Aggies win defensive battle against Loboes

PR-F-L adds another win to unscathed season record

The Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies girls basketball team hosted a non-conference game in Park River last Thursday against the LaMoure-Litchville-Marion (L-L-M) Loboes.  More...

Spoiler alumni reunite over holiday weekend

Photos by Todd M. More...