August 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Special Sections

Community

Sitting on the steps of longevity

Centenarian Osowski reminisces about her journey that started in a stucco house in Grafton

Mary Osowski returned to the steps of the home located at 806 Griggs Avenue in Grafton earlier this month where she recreated a photograph that she took 82 years ago as an ambitious young lady.  More...

GHS class of 2007

Grafton High School class of 2007 held a 10-year reunion during SummerFest. More...

Dabble with Dell

When your cookie jar is empty, maybe you would like to try some of these recipes.   More...

Obituaries

Ione Dusek

Ione Marie (Paulson) Dusek passed peacefully on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, at the age of 71.  More...

Elizabeth Fagerholt

Grafton

Elizabeth Fagerholt, 94, Grafton, died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, at Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton.  Services will be held Friday, Sept. 1, at 10 a.m., at Grafton Federated Church, with burial at Crescent Cemetery, Grafton. More...

Samuel Noeske

Valley City

Samuel “Sam” Noeske, 11, Valley City, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Services were held Wednesday, Aug. 23, at Epworth United Methodist Church in Valley City. More...

School

Trading in his textbooks

Jon Koehmstedt Midway's new high school principal

After teaching at his alma mater for 10 years, Grafton native Jon Koehmstedt has traded in his textbooks. He made a career move into education administration this fall, accepting the position of high school principal at Midway School.  More...

At the head of the class

"At the head of the class" introduces The Walsh County Record readers to new teachers in area school districts.   Deb McKay  Deb McKay of Grafton has accepted the assignment as instructional coach at Valley- Edinburg Schools. More...

School Calendar

Thursday, Aug. 31  Minto Public School picture day.  Monday, Sept. 4  Labor Day, no school.  Thursday, Sept. 7  Drayton Public School picture day.  Monday, Sept. More...

Religion

Lilly Bullington joins PRBC

Staff gearing up for a busy fall season

Lilly Bullington’s timing couldn’t have been better. The recently-hired office manager at Park River Bible Camp (PRBC) arrived Monday, August 21, as full-time staff is gearing up for a busy fall season. More...

Taking action for schools

LEFT: Marion Hajicek of Grafton was given a Thrivent Action team grant in the amount of $250 to purchase needed supplies for Grafton Schools.  More...

City of Park River solidifies police contract

Citizens voice safety concerns

PARK RIVER – Park River Mayor Dan Stenvold called a special session of Park River City Council and invited citizens to address concerns with regard to solidifying a police contract with Walsh County Sheriff’s Department. More...

42nd annual Northeast North Dakota Pioneer Machinery and Threshing Show

Vernon Kelly hitched up his team of horses, Ike and Mike (hidden), and displayed his single blade mower at the threshing show in Park River Sunday. More...

News

Grafton Police Department blends new officers

Diverse personalities provide camaraderie

Grafton Police Department (GPD) welcomes new officers whose experience and personalities are as diverse as the streets they patrol. New to the department are deputy chief Brian Erovick, officer Brad Wingerter and officer Kayla Voigt. More...

GPR discusses hockey camp

Centennial Center prepares for new ice plant

The Grafton Parks and Recreation (GPR) facilities committee met Wednesday at noon at the GPR conference room to discuss options for this year’s hockey camp.  More...

Moreno negotiates plea deal in numerous charges

Acceptance contingent upon Cavalier County case

Victor Moreno, age 36, a resident of Hoople, appeared in Walsh County District Court Tuesday for two cases in which he reached a plea agreement with Walsh County District Attorney Barb Whelan.  The plea deal is contingent upon similar charges be More...

Happenings

Turkey on menu at Grafton Lutheran’s fall dinner

Turkey with all the trimmings will top the menu when the congregation of Grafton Lutheran Church serve their annual fall dinner on Sunday, Oct. 15.  More...

Senior bowlers to reorganize

Grafton Senior Bowling League will hold an organizational meeting at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Park River to host American Legion District 2 fall meeting

Paul Farup American Legion Post No. 147 of Park River and its auxiliary will host the North Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary District 2 fall meeting on Thursday, Sept. 14.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Information-less age

RECORD EDITORIAL

" What one does and what one says is a pretty good criterion of what one is."— Rilie R. Morgan, Nov. 7, 1923   The world today is considered to be the “Information Age.”  More...

The smell of fall

It’s hard to let go of the thoughts of summer. More...

Sports

Aggies turn game over to Burros

After a strong start, PRA takes a big loss in home opener

Park River Area (PRA) Aggies 11-man football team hosted their first home game of the 2017 football season against the Hillsboro- Central Valley (H-CV) Burros in Park River last Friday.  The Aggies started the game with a quick touchdown on thei More...

Grafton runners open season

Lady Spoilers take 11th place

The Grafton Spoilers opened their 2017 cross country season in Hillsboro last Saturday as they competed in the Early Bird Meet at the Goose River Golf Club.  The Spoiler girls finished in 11th place with a total of 22 teams after scoring 384 poi More...

Lady Spoilers face the net

Outside hitter Anna Thompson (22) shares a smile with a teammate after taking a lead in the Northern Cass tournament last Saturday. More...