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A fairytale wedding

Couple exchanges vows at Landstad Church

Nestled amongst the trees on the northeast end of Heritage Village, Landstad Church is quiet once again. More...

Chapter X P.E.O. supports continuing education for women

Luncheon to support scholarship program July 11

Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) is one of the first societies for women, founded in 1869. More...

Dabble with Dell

I can never see what is so great about dumplings, but people do like them. I have had phone calls asking for them. I keep a notebook as to the date and what recipes I write about. More...

Obituaries

Cynthia Gornowicz

Grand Forks

Cynthia Gornowicz, 58, of Grand Forks, returned to her heavenly home at Altru Hospital on Tuesday, June, 27, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. More...

Ardell Slominski

Ardoch

Ardell Slominski, 63, Ardoch, died Monday, July 3, 2017, at Altru Rehab Center in Grand Forks.  Service will be held Thursday, July 6, at 11 a.m., at Dahl Funeral Home in East Grand Forks, Minnesota, with burial in St. More...

Dorothy Harpestad

Hampden

Dorothy Harpestad, 90, Hampden, died Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at First Care Health Center, Park River.  Services were held Saturday, July 1, at Trinity- Bergen Lutheran Church, Starkweather, with burial in Loma Cemetery, rural Loma. More...

School

Holiday hoopla

Students enrolled in the Grafton Migrant School program took a break from their studies on Monday to celebrate America's Independence Day with treats and actvities on Century Elementary School's lawn. More...

Tri-Valley Migrant, Seasonal Head Start continues tradition

Tri- Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. More...

Omotunde Horatio Alger Association award recipient

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, recently announced that Ifedayo O More...

Religion

'Jesus is with us' at VBS

“I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.”  Genesis 28:15   More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

For love of country  The United States of America has been blessed in so many ways. Its land mass is large and filled with abundant natural resources. More...

So far so good for Walsh County wheat

Hopeful for Aug. 1 harvest start

COUNTY – Farmers around Walsh County are optimistic for a bountiful harvest, providing Mother Nature gets the memo.  “We are over the halfway point with wheat,” said Walsh County Extension Agent Brad Brummond. More...

Local numbers show slight decline in 2017

State taxable sales and purchases begin to level off

COUNTY – Taxable sales and purchases for the first quarter of 2017 in Walsh County reflected a state trend of an overall slight single-digit decline. More...

News

First Care Health Center’s board appoints next CEO

Dryburgh hands over duties July 1 to Minnesota man

The Board of Directors of First Care Health Center ( FCHC) in Park River announces their appointment of Brandon Mickelson as the next Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Mickelson will assume this role on July 1, when Louise Dryburgh, FCHC current C More...

Dump luck

Park River Rural Firefighters respond to a semi truck rollover accident last Thursday around 5:10 p.m. on County Road 9 two miles east of Highway 81. The semi was traveling eastbound when it entered the south ditch. More...

Grafton mother charged with selling methamphetamine

Children present during drug sale

Kelsi Rae Goodrie, age 26, of Grafton appeared in Walsh County District Court Thursday on charges of delivery of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, a Class A felony and child neglect, a Class C felony.  Goodrie appeared for her bond hearin More...

Happenings

New pastor, service times at two area churches

Drayton United Methodist and St. Thomas United Methodist churches have new service times that went into effect Sunday, July 2. The two congregations, along with Pembina and Humbolt Methodist churches, welcome new pastor Rev. Doctor David F. More...

Camp worship day to include rib cooking competition

Park River Bible Camp staff extends an invitation for area residents to come out to the camp to eat, play and worship at the annual worship day on Sunday, July 9.  More...

BBQ benefit planned at Crystal for Shelbie Goodoien

St. Patrick’s Catholic Church is hosting a BBQ benefit for Shelbie Goodoien on Sunday, July 16, from 4:30 to 7 p.m., at the church in Crystal.  Goodoien suffered multiple injuries in a car accident that occurred on May 11. More...

Opinion

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Imagine a better place

RECORD EDITORIAL

You may say I’m a dreamer  But I’m not the only one  I hope some day you’ll join us  And the world will be as one  These are lyrics from John Lennon’s song titled “Imagine.”  More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  A total of 163 acres of trees were planted on 77 different farms throughout westernWalsh county by the Walsh County Soil Conservation district, according to Torfin Evenson, soil conservationist at Park River.  More...

Sports

Vertical thrills and dirty spills

Annual ERMC Hillclimb results

The annual Eagle Ridge Motorcycle Club hillclimb was held in Fordville on Sunday. More...

Color Dash

Members of the Aggie Volleyball team cross the finish line after being dusted in pink powder by city council members during Saturdays Color Dash in Park River. More...

Off-highway vehicles (OHV) safety course

North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department recently held a safety program for local youth to receive handson training and certification to legally operate off-highway vehicles (OHV ) on public lands, trails, ditches and roadways. More...