June 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Grafton adjusts graduation requirements

School board calls special meeting

GRAFTON – Grafton School Board met Tuesday morning for a special meeting to vote on a change in graduation requirements beginning in 2017/2018.  More...

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Community

Chit chat and more than that

Villa De Remer ladies do more than socialize

They get together in the community room a couple times a week. Most days it is just to chit chat about this or that, other days a group of ladies who live at Villa DeRemer (Villa) have a purpose for their get-togethers.  More...

Miss SummerFest 2017

The second annual Miss SummerFest Pageant was held Sunday, June 18, at Grafton Public Schools Performing Arts Center. More...

Campbell, Uphus to recite vows at summer wedding

Melissa Campbell and Jake Uphus announce their engagement and upcoming wedding which will take place Aug. 12, 2017, at Sauk Centre, Minnesota.  More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Kosobud

Park River

Dorothy Ann Kosobud, age 89, of Park River and formerly of Lankin, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Park River Good Samaritan Center, following a four month illness.  More...

Mabel Dahl

Bemidji, Minnesota

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Denise Kovarik

Grafton

Denise A. Kovarik, age 35, resident of Grafton and formerly of rural Lankin, died Friday, June 23, 2017, surrounded by her family at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.  More...

Sports

Spoilers win in bottom of the seventh

Kliniske double boosts the Spoilers

The Grafton Spoilers took to the field Monday evening for a Class A conference line up against the Devils Lake Storm at Harris Halliday Field in Grafton.  After going scoreless for the first six innings both teams were ready to battle it out in More...

MCMR ATV Mud Races

Riders find success despite cold weather

The Midwestern Championship Mud Racing ATV race was held last Saturday as part of the SummerFest celebration in Grafton at the green belt area off Highway 81 at the north end of the city. More...

Grafton Booster Golf Tourney

Attendance breaks old record

The Grafton Boosters had a record setting year, hosting their largest golf tournament yet with over 200 golfers. More...

SUNSET SWIM

Four Park River girls celebrated the beginning of summer with a sunset swim at Homme Dam. Taking the plunge, from left, are Julia Sveen, Kyla Spoonland, Shantel Carlson and Kaitlynn Scherr.   More...

Dr. Fillipi continues practice at Community Health Service Inc.

Flexibility and expanded services attract Grafton doctor

GRAFTON – Dr. Linda Fillipi recently made the transition from providing services at Grafton Family Clinic and Unity Hospital to Community Health Service Inc. More...

News

Grafton SummerFest produced many winners

Record set for number of volleyball teams

Grafton Chamber of Commerce wrapped up the 2017 SummerFest weekend with a plethora of happy winners. While the weather was cool, competition was hot. More...

Millennial Views

Friends and phones  More...

County Court Report

MAY 2017 FORFEITURES  Operator failed to wear seat belt-Linda Ann Burnett, Todd Drene Burns, Kim Eugene Close, Derek Gene Corneille, Dean Michael Feil, Richard Duane Langowski, Nicholas Hugh Lundquist, Jeffrey Donald Mercil, Corey John Reilly, B More...

Happenings

Aggie alumni to gather July 3 in Park River

All Aggie alumni and friends are invited to meet for the 70th consecutive Aggie Alumni Association get-together at the historic Park River Legion Coliseum Monday, July 3. Social with cash bar begins at 5:30 p.m., dinner will be served at 6 p.m.  More...

Police Blotter

June 16, 2:58 p.m., report of a theft at an undisclosed location.  June 16, 4:57 p.m., request for a welfare check on Lavergne Avenue.  June 16, 5:35 p.m., report of a suspicious vehicle on Eastern Avenue.  June 16, 5:45 p.m., report o More...

Adams blood drive donors eligible to win motorcycle

United Blood Services is calling on the Adams community to help maintain a safe blood supply during the summer as the need for blood increases, but donations decrease. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

People proclaim pro print

RECORD EDITORIAL

" What one does and what one says is a pretty good criterion of what one is."— Rilie R. Morgan, Nov. 7, 1923   Paper publishers promote pro print perception pointing to people preferring print. Say that three times fast.  More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  A parade would officially open the big diamond jubilee celebration marking the 75th anniversary of the village of Edinburg.  Announcement was made Pastor Edward R. More...

Religion

Leaving a lasting impression

Schuellers minister at German church

A Grafton pastor and his wife left a lasting impression three years ago while visiting a mission church their congregation supports – so much so that members of the church in Germany wanted to know when they would return. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

One incident recorded in the Bible that I have always had a special interest in is the story of the man we call the rich young ruler. It is the story of the man that came to Jesus asking what he needed to do to inherit eternal life.  More...