May 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Peace on the river

Drayton dikes to stay

DRAYTON – Drayton city councilmembers and residents can rest a little easier after a provision in President Trump’s OMNIBUS bill will allow the city to retain levees on Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) land permanently as long as th More...

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Community

Lifetime Dental expands to Grafton

Ekman takes over practice of Boone Brewer

Dr. Roberta Ekman, DDS recently expanded her practice into Grafton, opening Lifetime Dental here on March 13. She has taken over the office formerly occupied by Dr. Boone Brewer in the city she and her family have called home for 18 years.  More...

SummerFest Pageant seeking contestants

Teen competition, Princess Program to be added to event  More...

Grafton American Legion Auxiliary

Grafton’s American Legion Auxiliary Unit 41 met May 1 for its last meeting of the 2016-17 year with 25 members present.  More...

Obituaries

Leonard ‘Butch’ Kasprowicz

Devils Lake

Leonard “Butch” Kasprowicz, 69, of Devils Lake and formerly of Drayton, died Friday, May 5, 2017, in Grand Forks.  More...

Joyce Ramsey

Fargo

Joyce Ramsey, 88, of Fargo and formerly of Park River, died Friday, May 5, 2017, at Essentia Hospital in Fargo.  More...

Beverly Lewis

Park River

Beverly Lewis, 84, Park River, died Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Good Samaritan Center in Park River.  Services were held Tuesday, May 9, at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Park River, with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery, Park River. More...

School

A real life lesson in democracy

Exchange student chosen for trip to nation’s capital

In a week, ASSE exchange student Sultanbek Kadyrov will be leaving his temporary home in Grafton to return to his life in Kyrgyzstan. When he departs, he will take great memories of nine months in North Dakota and many friendships with him. More...

NVCTC inducts students into honor society

North Valley Career and Technology Center (NVCTC) inducted 18 new members into the North Valley Technical Honor Society Thursday, May 4, at Grafton High School.  More...

Area residents to be awarded medical degrees Sunday at UND

Tanner Anderson, Emily Woods Schwartz among recipients

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences will confer the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 14, at Chester Fritz Auditorium on the UND campus in Grand Forks.  More...

Religion

From the Pastor’s Desk

Spring planting   More...

EDC helps sponsor student entrepreneur camp

Grafton Central Apartments submits Renaissance Zone application

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

Non-signalized crossings may close within Grafton city limits

New sewer vac machine purchase approved

GRAFTON – Grafton City Council (GCC) met Monday at 6 p.m. More...

News

Sex offender moving to Lankin

Pede has a Level 3 risk assessment

Walsh County Sheriff ’s Department (WCSD) released the following information Tuesday regarding a registered sex offender moving to the city of Lankin.  Colton Michael Pede, age 32, notified WCSD pursuant to North Dakota Century Code 12.1- More...

Training exercise in Ardoch

Minto Fire Department members, from left, Jeremy Lund, assistant fire chief Shawn Gerszewski, Kevin Schuster, fire chief Mark Wilson and Bryan Huber responded to a burning building in Ardoch last Thursday night. More...

American Crystal continues contract talks

Bonus incentive ends May 22

American Crystal Sugar Company (Company) enters its third round of labor negotiations Tuesday which will conclude Thursday.  More...

Happenings

KC Council to host breakfast to benefit school in India

Knights of Columbus Council 5505 will host a pancake breakfast Sunday, May 21, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Park River. Serving will be from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  More...

Police Blotter

May 1, 9:05 a.m., report of a non-structural fire at Valley Brake.  May 1, 6:27 p.m., driving complaint on Highway 81, near Minto.  May 2, 7:57 a.m., fire alarm activated on West 12th Street.  May 2, 10:46 a.m., animal complaint on Pro More...

Grafton Farmers Market vendor meeting planned for May 16

Grafton Farmers Market coordinators will hold a vendors’ meeting at Heritage Village on Tuesday, May 16, at 6 p.m.  More...

Opinion

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Pre-existing small print

RECORD EDITORIAL

In this world there are two types of people, risk takers and non-risk takers.  Neither group is too fond of the other because it either disrupts fun and freedoms or creates worry at a cost. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Tuition payments from the state and county equalization funds for Walsh County high school students for the first semester of the 1956-57 school year in the amount of $99,534 were received and distributed among high schools, A.G. More...

Sports

Grafton leads M-M after fifth inning

Mustangs fall behind on Harris Halliday Field

The Grafton Spoilers baseball team hosted a Region 4 game against the Midway- Minto ( M - M ) Mustangs at Harris Halliday Field in Grafton last Thursday.  The Mustangs took a small lead in the top of the third but fell behind as the Spoilers dom More...

Lady Spoilers defeat Patriots

Grafton wins on walk-off single

The Grafton Spoilers fastpitch softball team hosted an East Region game against the May- Por t CG (MPCG) Patriots last Thursday.  Grafton went into the bottom of the sixth down by three before scoring two runs, tying it in the seventh and pullin More...

Feathered fan

This Eastern Phoebe found the perfect landing spot to enjoy a few rounds of golf at Fair Oaks Golf Course last Thursday during a girls golf meet.   More...