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North Dakota laws, penalties are changing Aug. 1

Litterbugs may be throwing away money

GRAFTON – Changes are coming soon for a defense lawyer near you. Several North Dakota laws and penalties will be updated Aug. More...

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Community

Always ready for a new challenge

Carly Ostenrude joins Walsh County Health District staff

Carly Ostenrude recently joined Walsh County Health District. More...

GHS class of 1967

Grafton High School class of 1967 met for a 50-year class reunion during SummerFest.  More...

4-H, farm spirit shared at Borg Pioneer Memorial Home

Youngsters bring animals to visit with residents

The Spirit 4-H Club of Walsh County recently met with residents of Borg Pioneer Memorial Home in Mountain, bringing many farm animals and pets to show projects they will be exhibiting this fall at the Walsh County Fair. More...

Obituaries

Steven Riske

Long Beach, California

Steven Stanley Riske, age 94, of Long Beach, California, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, July 20, 2017.  Steve was born on May 3, 1923, the second child of Martin and Francis Riske, and grew up in Warsaw where he helped his father wi More...

Mona Szklarski

Grafton

Mona K. Szklarski, 52, Grafton, died Monday, July 24, 2017, at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis.  Services will be held Saturday, July 29, at 2 p.m., at St. More...

Mary Ann Connor

Lutz, Florida

Mary Ann (Eisenrich) Connor, 67, of Lutz, Florida, passed away Monday, June 26, 2017, at Gulfside Hospice Center in Zephyrhills, Florida.  More...

School

What's Cooking

NDSU Extension partners with migrant school

NDSU Extension Service- Walsh County partnered with Grafton Migrant School this summer to educate students on the culinary craft. More...

Alyssa Gourde recipient of VCSU scholarships

The Financial Aid Office at Valley City State University in Valley City recently announced that Alyssa Gourde of Grafton has been awarded the McRoberts Scholarship, Tveten Memorial Speech Scholarship and Harry O. More...

City Court Report

JUNE 2017 DISPOSITIONS  Michelle Koplin, Grafton, failure to pay fine (parking violation). Defendant shall pay a $100 fine, $25 victim assistance fee and must comply with payment agreement.  More...

Religion

From the Pastor’s Desk

How to overcome loneliness   More...

Daytime parking resumes on Hill Avenue

Noisy nights to start next week

GRAFTON – In a brief “Cone Zone” update meeting held Tuesday at city hall regarding the Hill Avenue (Highway 81) resurfacing project, city administrator Nick Ziegelmann met with Jason Peterson from the North Dakota Department of Tra More...

Burgum ordered to fill Geiger’s seat

Spring flooding cost exceeds $250,000

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

School for sale again

ESP changes for 2017-18

GRAFTON - Grafton School Board (GSB) met Monday for its regular monthly meeting at the Grafton High School conference room. In attendance were board members Tom Torkelson, Jeff Hermanson, Donald Suda, Scott LeClerc and Jennifer Thompson. More...

News

Grilling for youth sports

Country Smokehouse in Grafton held a fundraiser last Thursday with proceeds going toward youth sports in the area. A free-will donation gave attendees a plate full of Country Smokehouse pulled pork, smoked chicken, and smoked beans. More...

Spring flood damages top $300,000

President Trump declares federal relief

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced July 12 that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of North Dakota to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in areas affected by flooding from March 23 to More...

Kids helping kids

Children from Grafton set up a bake sale Thursday along Highway 17 as part of the Boys and Girls Missionary Challenge. Proceeds will benefit other kids in third world countries. More...

Happenings

Icelandic celebration Aug. 4-6 in Mountain

The 118th annual Deuce of August Icelandic Celebration is scheduled to get underway Thursday, Aug. 3, when a genealogy center will be open at the Mountain Community Center from 1-4 p.m.  More...

Two drug take back events scheduled in Walsh County

Walsh County Health District and local law enforcement will host drug take back events in Walsh County.  The first event will be Tuesday, Aug. 15, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Grafton Drug in Grafton. More...

Hoff church to observe 125th anniversary

The congregation at Hoff Lutheran Church, rural Adams, will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the church’s founding on Sunday, June 24, 2018. Plans for the celebration will be announced at a later date.   More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Wet behind the ears

RECORD EDITORIAL

" What one does and what one says is a pretty good criterion of what one is."— Rilie R. Morgan, Nov. 7, 1923   More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  The largest circus in the United States was scheduled for a one day engagement in Grafton. The circus booked was the Al G. Kelly and Miller Bros. show, conceded to be the largest tented circus on the road. More...

Sports

Park River slides past Grafton

Spoilers battle with Pirates to the end

At the conclusion of the four day tournament, the No. 2 seed Grafton Spoilers and No. More...

Spoilers end Storm season

Grafton explodes for a seven-run fourth inning

The Grafton Spoilers took to the field during the second round of the 2017 Northeastern North Dakota Divisional American Legion Baseball Tournament on Friday to face the Devils Lake Storm after falling to the Grand Forks Blues the night before.  More...

Riding for a cause

Cancer awareness barrel series

The Walsh County Saddle Club (WCSC) hosted a Cancer Awareness Run as part of the Aggie Barrel Series last Wednesday evening at Aggie Arena in Park River. More...