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Local social workers give an inside view of their profession

March is National Social Work Month, a time to honor professionals who strive every day to improve people’s lives. However the roles of social workers in our society are often misunderstood. More...

Dabble with Dell

I have a cookbook from the Grand Forks Herald printed in 1982. A section of that book is called “Side Dishes.” Throughout that part, every other recipe is a salad of some kind. More...

New Arrival

Benjamin Terrance Stave, son of Darren and Jodie Stave of Bismarck, was born Dec. 3, 2016. At birth he weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and measured 20-1/2 inches. More...

Obituaries

Carol Kliniske

Grafton

Carol J. Kliniske, age 64, of Grafton, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Unity Medical Center in Grafton with her family by her side.  More...

Duane Huderle

Warren, Minnesota

Duane Huderle, 73, Warren, Minnesota, died Monday, March 20, 2017.  More...

James Cameron

Crystal

James Wilbert Cameron, 65, of Crystal, passed away from surgery complications on March 24, 2017. He was surrounded by his loving family and comforted by his faith.  James was born in Grafton on Oct. More...

School

Far Off Broadway to hit stage with 'Get Witch Quick'

Three performances set next week at school's arts center

Grafton High School’s Far Off Broadway will present the comedic “Get Witch Quick” Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, April 4, 6, and 7. The cast will take center stage at 7 p.m. More...

Park River Area varsity team comes out on top

13 teams participate in Walsh-Pembina Academic Olympics

More than 75 intelligent students from Cavalier, Grafton, Midway, Minto, North Border Pembina, North Border Walhalla, Park River Area, St. More...

Take Note

Area residents awarded degrees during UND fall semester commencement ceremonies are as follows:  More...

Religion

Thrive opens doors to community

The congregation of Thrive Community Church in Grand Forks is planting a new church in Grafton. Sunday, they held an open house at their future location on Hill Avenue. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Let the protesters voices be heard   More...

Burgum declares state of emergency for Walsh County

Crest range is 14 to 16 feet

GRAFTON – Governor Doug Burgum issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency for Walsh County based on the threat of major flooding.  More...

STARK BRINGS HISTORY TO LIFE

Long-time cartoonist combines two passions

Steve Stark is a political cartoonist, illustrator and writer from Fargo who has combined his love for art and history into engaging speeches around the state of North Dakota and throughout the region.  “It’s really a great joy for m More...

News

$75,000 sand volleyball court project approved at Homme Dam

Commissioners deny soils committee appointment

Walsh County Commissioners (WCC) met Tuesday, March 21, at the courthouse in Grafton for their regular bimonthly meeting. More...

BackPack program Crusaders

Walsh County employees recently had a fundraiser for the Walsh County Food Pantry BackPack Program. The team, which goes by Walsh County Crusaders, raised $743.25 for the program. More...

Drain 87/McLeod Drain project narrowly passes

Water project draws 93 percent of landowner votes

Walsh County Water Board ( WCWB) chairman Daryl Campbell said the landowner votes to approve the project were very close until the final landowner submitted their decision March 16. More...

Happenings

Date announced for P.E.O. Spring into Junque event

Park River’s P.E.O. More...

PRAHS National Honor Society to host blood drive

Members of Park River Area High School National Honor Society is organizing a blood drive in Park River on Wednesday, April 5. Hours of the blood drive are 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will be held in the Park River Area Elementary School gym.  More...

Historic preservation commission to meet April 3

The next meeting of the Walsh County Historic Preservation Commission will be held Monday, April 3, at 2 p.m., at the Chase Building located at 516 Cooper Avenue in Grafton.  More...

Opinion

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Kicking the can

RECORD EDITORIAL

In an effort to convey a calm rational response to the North Dakota Senate’s apparent overwhelmingly ignorant “kicking the can down the road” attitude in regard to voting down House Bill 1434 last week, one must accept that ignoranc More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Grafton led all cities in its population group in North Dakota in non-fatality traffic records, Floyd J. More...

Sports

Pembina County Indoor Track Meet

Park River Area girls take home first

The 2017 Pembina County Indoor Track Meet was held last Saturday at the High Performance Center on the University of North Dakota campus with 11 teams competing.  More...

Grafton winter athletes awarded

Grafton Spoiler wrestlers receiving awards are, from left, Austin Thompson (most valuable wrestler), Noah Flores (Spoiler Award), JC Martinez (Spoiler Award and hardest worker) and Carter Parsons (mo More...

New face at helm of Lady Spoilers fastpitch

2017 season begins with first new coach since start of program

  Karissa Hanson starts her first year as a head fastpitch coach in Grafton and hopes to lead the lady Spoilers to a successful 2017 season.  More...