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Commissioners approve soils valuation plan

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

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Community

4-H youth bring home awards from state fair

The 2017 North Dakota State Fair is in the record book. 4-H’ers from aroundWalsh County competed and exhibited in many different areas including static and livestock exhibits and showcase events. More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

We are so thankful for the shot of rain last week, not as thankful as the crops and the gardens however. We had one resident say it was a billion dollar rain!  Activities this week  Thursday, Aug. More...

Birthdays

August 10 Brittany Czapiewski, Rochester, Minnesota Leah Klingbeil, Langdon August 12 Colleen Kram, Bismarck Harper Shoults (1), Bismarck Ari D.J. More...

Obituaries

Shirley Burns

Grafton

Shirley Burns, 89, Grafton, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at Unity Medical Center of Grafton.  Services were held today, Wednesday, Aug. 9, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Grafton, with burial in the church cemetery. More...

Marilyn Nelson

Gilby

Marilyn Nelson, 84, Gilby, died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at Parkwood Senior Living in Grand Forks.  Services were held Monday, Aug. 7, at Gilby Presbyterian Church in Gilby. Amundson Funeral Home of Grand Forks was in charge of arrangem ents. More...

Dr. Joshua Omotunde

Grafton

Dr. Joshua O. Omotunde, 61, Grafton, died Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at his home in Grafton.  Funeral arrangements are pending at this time with Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton.   More...

Sports

Park River starts strong in Wahpeton

Pirates defeat Marysville on Thursday

After winning the North Dakota State Class A American Legion baseball tournament, the Park River Pirates traveled to Wahpeton to represent North Dakota in the Central Plains Regional Invitational Tournament.  More...

Walsh County Gun Club mid-summer shoot

Event draws over 100 competitors

Last month, Walsh County Gun Club (WCGC) hosted their annual mid-summer registered shoot. The shoot hosted over 100 participants from North Dakota and Minnesota as well as Manitoba.  More...

First Care Health Center golf tournament

First Care Health Center hosted their annual golf tournament on July 21 at Hillcrest Golf Course in Park River. Over $15,000 was raised during the torunament with all proceeds going to capital improvements at First Care Health Center. More...

School signs cause confusion

Carbon added to suppress water odor

GRAFTON – GraftonWays and Means Committee (WMC) gathered at city hall Monday for their regularly scheduled meeting. More...

Trailer home taxes clarified

Abatement request approved

MINTO–In response to an abatement request for a singlewide trailer home located outside a trailer court, Minto City Council discussed the issue of real estate taxes and how they are applied to mobile homes that are located on residential lots. More...

News

Drain 90 swims up financial stream

Petitioners need more money for vote

Walsh CountyWater Resource District held an informational meeting regarding Drain 90 in the Farmers Room at the county courthouse Tuesday.  Around 30 landowners gathered to hear their options to move forward with a plan that has been in the work More...

Overlay delay

Highway construction crews are working Tuesday between Grafton and Park River on Highway 17 to fill in cracks with an overlay of oil and rocks. Travelers are encouraged to allow extra time maneuvering between the two cities.   More...

Chyle sentenced to 15 years relating to Mecham death

Park River man admits selling furanyl fentanyl

In a press release dated Aug. 1, U.S. Attorney Christopher C. Myers announced Zachary David Chyle, age 26, from Park River was sentenced before U.S. District Judge Ralph R.  More...

Happenings

Drop off points added for school supply drive

The Ultimate Gym in Grafton is asking for help from local residents with a back-to-school school supply drive. The drive, originally scheduled to wrap up Friday, Aug. 11, has been extended through Thursday, Aug. 31.  More...

Pastor’s motorcycle ride to benefit CHI Friendship

Pastor Mark Antal of Park River invites area motorcyclists to come be a part of an exciting fundraiser that will benefit people with disabilities.  More...

Fordville-Lankin School students to register Aug. 14

Registration for grades pre-K through 12 will take place at Fordville-Lankin School on Monday, Aug. 14, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Students may review class schedules, pick out lockers and pay lunch and athletic fees. More...

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Judgment day

RECORD EDITORIAL

In following up with last week’s news of the North Dakota Supreme Court’s (NDSC) decision to ask for public comments regarding the future of the Northeast District judgeship in Grafton, a deadline for comment of Sept. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Governor John E. Davis expressed deep concern in regard to the increase in highway deaths. More...

Religion

Maker Fun Factory VBS at St. John's

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Grafton is hosting “Maker Fun Factory Vacation Bible School: Created by God, Built for a Purpose” this week for area youngsters of all faiths.  More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

When we love our stuff too much   Have you ever heard the Parable of the Rich Fool? It is an ancient story Jesus once told.  More...