April 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Soils committee hears from NRCS scientist

Loraas remains as voting member

PARK RIVER –Walsh County Soils Committee met March 28 at the USDA building in Park River.  Attending the meeting were Darren Kadlec, Joe Bata, Tim Mondry, Hamilton Hurtt, Ernie Barta, Lawrence Burianek, Rita Sveen, Jim Tallackson, Ed Loraa More...

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Community

Looking for another Lillian

Food pantry in need of new volunteer coordinator

Last Thursday, after 10 years of dedicated service, the Walsh County Food Pantry volunteer coordinator was filling in names on each day of a monthly calendar for the last time. More...

McCarty, Bendickson to marry July 14 in Duluth

Mallory McCarty of Grafton and Nicholas Bendickson of Garrison announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Tom and Connie McCarty of Grafton and Roger and Carrie Bendickson of Garrison.  More...

Sunny thoughts from Sunset

March 27-April 1  Monday started off with fitness club, then at Money Monday Bingo, Phoebe was the big winner of the blackout. In the evening we played card bingo until bedtime.  More...

Obituaries

Mollie Landrigan

Grafton

Mollie Cecilia Flahavan Landrigan, 92, of Grafton, passed away Monday, April 3, 2017, at Lutheran Sunset Home in Grafton.  Mollie was born Aug. 20, 1924, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Joseph Charles and Hallie Catherine (Trow) Flahavan.  More...

Leland Bailly

Grafton

Leland M. Bailly, 67, of Grafton and Cavalier, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at his home in Grafton surrounded by his loved ones.  Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, April 3, 2017, at 11 a.m., at St. More...

Charles Stellon

Drayton

Charles Stellon, 85, Drayton, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Unity Medical Center in Grafton.  Services will be held Friday, April 7, at 11 a.m. in Austin Funeral Chapel, Drayton. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service.  More...

School

Scrumdiddlyumptious delight

Minto Drama Team presents Willa Wonkie and the College Tour

Minto Drama Team will present a second performance of “Willa Wonkie and the College Tour (Chocolate Not Included)” by E.S. Follen Thursday, April 6.  More...

Park River Area rollPRide Award winners announced

Park River Area School recently announced roll- PRide Award winners for the third quarter. More...

Makayla Fingarson awarded Presidential Honor Scholarship

Mikayla Fingarson was recently named a 2017 Presidential Scholar and awarded a $10,000 Presidential Honor Scholarship from NDSU.  Fingarson, daughter of Lindsey and Lori Fingarson of Edinburg, will graduate from Valley-Edinburg High School in Ma More...

Religion

Living Christ's journey

Senior high youth who attend faith formation classes at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church presented the Living Stations of the Cross last Wednesday at the church in Grafton.  More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

No matter what point in history we dare to look at, humanity has always been in a decaying trajectory. From our basis of morality to the structure of ethics, our downfall has been proven to be far without remedy.   More...

Dumas pushing for marijuana prosecution cases

Mayor commends flood fight efforts

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

Drain 87 voting process disputed

Sewer smell originates from judge’s chambers

Walsh County Commissioners ( WCC) met Monday at the courthouse in Grafton for their regular bimonthly meeting. More...

News

Dancing the night away

Northern lights, or scientifically known as aurora borealis, were visible Monday from a vantage point north of Park River. More...

Sixth annual GVFD fundraiser Saturday

Crowd favorite bagpipers are back

Saturday, April 8 is the Sixth Annual Grafton Volunteer Fire Department’s (GVFD) fundraiser. This year’s event is scheduled from 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at the Centennial Center in Grafton. The meal will be served from 4 p.m. More...

The mighty Red River

The Red River at Drayton was full of ice chucks but was still flowing at a steady rate as of last Thursday. The Red River is expected to persist at minor flood stage for several days.   More...

Happenings

Growing grapes, shelterbelts to be addressed at workshop

A special evening workshop “Wine in the Woods” will be presented at the Minto Community Center on Wednesday, April 19, from 6:30-9 p.m.  More...

Booksie’s birthday at story hour

Booksie the Clown turns 7 – twice – at Pembina County Story Hour for April. More...

Correction

In the March 29 issue of The Record within the article on the front page titled “Smiles of independence” information regarding Dustin Bourbanis’ employment should give credit for his job coaches and employment at Simonson Station St More...

Opinion

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Hillbilly politics

Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber. – Plato  More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  The Walsh County quota for the Cancer Crusade was announced by Mrs. Howard Rohs of Grafton, Walsh County commander for the North Dakota division of the American Cancer Society. More...

Sports

17th annual Spoiler Spring Shootout

Grafton hosts 50 teams in tourney

The Grafton High School boys and girls basketball programs put on the 17th annual Spoiler Spring Shootout this past weekend in three gyms at the Grafton school with games played Friday and all day Saturday.  More...

Kickin' it

Ezekiel Ramos-Rivera, son of Shaunte Harrah and Hector Ramos of Grafton, is all smiles as he attempts to kick the soccer ball into the goal during Grafton Parks and Recreation's first youth soccer practice on Tuesday. More...

Aggies defeat Polar Bears in home opener

PR-F-L breaks open close game with fifth-inning rally

After moving their first home game to Fordville due to wet field conditions in Park River, the Park River- Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies opened their 2017 baseball season against the Larimore Polar Bears on Tuesday.  More...