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Dangerous pills laced with fentanyl surface in Walsh County

Citizens urged to be on the lookout

COUNTY – Walsh County Sheriff ’s Department ( WCSD) is warning the public of blue pills that are stamped with “A 215.” These markings are consistent with oxycodone pills but the pills are believed to be laced with fentanyl, a powerful synthetic narco More...

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Community

National notoriety

Wilson, Seeds-2-$ave gain attention across the U.S.

A project designed by Nanci Wilson has gained attention across the United States, bringing national notoriety to the Grafton woman and her Seeds- 2-$ave program.  More...

Valley City State professors to present recital

Upper Valley Music Teacher’s Association is sponsoring a duet recital by two Valley City State professors Saturday, April 29, at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Park River. John J. LeTellier, Jr. More...

Grafton couple to celebrate 50 years of marriage

Clifford and Mary Bailly of Grafton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, April 22, with a family dinner, followed by an open house. The couple was married April 22, 1967, at St. Edward’s Catholic Church in Drayton.  More...

Obituaries

Ronald ‘Ron’ Sandlie

Grand Forks

Ronald “Ron” Sandlie, 74, Grand Forks, died Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at home after battling cancer.  Services were held Friday, April 7, at Faith Evangelical Free Church in Grand Forks. More...

Elaine LaCoste- Turcotte

Bismarck

Elaine LaCoste-Turcotte, 93, Bismarck, died Friday, March 31, 2017, at Baptist Health Care Center in Bismarck.  Services were held Thursday, April 6, in the Baptist Home Chapel, with burial in Calvary Cemetery, Langdon.  More...

Sharland Hoselton

Drayton

Sharland Hoselton, 93, Drayton, died Sunday, April 9, 2017, at First Care Health Center in Park River.  Private funeral services will be held Thursday, April 13, at Austin Funeral Home in Drayton, with burial in Drayton City Cemetery.  More...

School

Success at state for FBLA

80 percent finish in top 10, three to attend nationals

Members of North Valley Career and Technology Center’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) had a strong showing at the organization’s state leadership conference in Bismarck April 2-4. More...

GHS named ACT College and Career Transition Exemplar

Grafton High School was named North Dakota’s ACT College and Career Transition Exemplar for the 2016-2017 ACT College and Career Readiness Campaign.  More...

V-E High School announces students of the quarter

Valley-Edinburg High School administration and staff recently announced their selections of students of the third quarter for the 2016-2017 school year. More...

Religion

Rejoice for he has risen

Holy week services at area churches

As Christians around the world observe Holy Week, area churches will join in as they commemorate the crucifixion of Christ and celebrate his resurrection. More...

DEER ON THE RUN

A herd of deer was caught crossing the road by the Westwood Addition west of Grafton, recently deer were moving due to rising flood waters.   More...

EDC questions hockey program sustainability

Committee approves loan buy down for Centennial Center

GRAFTON - Economic Development Committee (EDC) met Wednesday, April 5, at 7 a.m. at city hall in Grafton for their regular monthly meeting.  More...

G-PR hockey coach resigns

Hermanson requests board review student achievement data

GRAFTON - Grafton School Board (GSB) met Monday for its regular monthly meeting at the Grafton High School conference room. More...

News

Walsh County Domestic Violence Center temporarily closed

Vacant positions include director, advocate

Walsh County Domestic Violence and Abuse Center, Inc. More...

Whole lot of chirpin'

There’s a whole lot of chirpin’ going on at Tractor Supply Company in Grafton and patrons hear it as they walk through the entry doors. More...

Grafton fourth quarter sales tax and purchases increase slightly

State numbers down 18 percent for 2016

North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger released the 2016 fourth quarter taxable sales and purchases report. More...

Happenings

Youngsters invited to attend one-day retreat at PRBC

Park River Bible Camp will host “Jesus Rules,” a one-day retreat for preschool children through those in first grade on Saturday, April 29.  More...

Powerful Tools for Caregivers series to begin April 21

A caregiver is someone who helps another person with things he or she cannot do for themselves due to a serious medical condition or the aging process in general. More...

Sunshine Kids Center carnival, egg hunt Saturday in Park River

Sunshine Kids Center will host its annual spring carnival and egg hunt for children through second grade this Saturday, April 15, at the Park River High School. Hours are from 10 a.m. to noon.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Meddling kid journalists

RECORD EDITORIAL

How important is investigative reporting? Congratulations go to a group of high school student journalists in Kansas that uncovered an attempt by a new principal to use fraudulent credentials to gain employment at their school.  More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Walsh County had the honor of being the first county in the state from which a 1957 application for state hall insurance was received, insurance commissioner A.J. More...

Sports

Lady Spoilers 10-run Tommies on home field

Grafton defeats Class B’s number-three state ranked Thompson Tommies

The Grafton Spoilers fastpitch softball team stood at ninth in the Class B polls as they lined up on the Grafton field for their first home game of the 2017 season against the number-three ranked Thompson Tommies on Monday.  More...

PR-F-L takes down Blue Knights

D-ST-V-E succumbs in five innings

The Park River-Fordville- Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies and Drayton-St. More...

Aggies compete in Kindred meet

Beatrice Kjelland, Swartz both qualify in two events

Park River Area (PRA) track and field athletes traveled to Kindred last Tuesday to compete in the Kindred Varsity Outdoor Track and Field Meet.  More...