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Case closed for Judge Geiger

30-year career with Northeast Judicial District comes to an end

The Honorable M. Richard Geiger sat in his office at the Walsh County Courthouse last week dotting i’s and crossing t’s on documents from hearings of which he recently presided. More...

Sunny news from Sunset

Sept. 17-22  More...

Kelda Rerick joins Haga Kommer, CPAs

Haga Kommer, CPAs recently announced that Kelda Rerick has joined the firm.  Rerick has more than 10 years of tax preparation experience. Her main focus is ag taxation and tax planning. More...

Obituaries

Irene Askim

Park River

Irene Askim, age 92, passed away Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Park River.  More...

Bonnie Puppe

Drayton

Bonnie Puppe, 82, of Drayton, passed away at Unity Medical Center in Grafton Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.  More...

Philip Sevigny

Oakwood

Philip J. Sevigny, age 87, of Oakwood, passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton.  More...

School

Midway School celebrating homecoming week

Corbin Butters, Jamye McMillan reign over monarchy

Midway School is observing homecoming week Sept. 25-29 with a variety of activities and athletic competitions.  Students got to relax in their favorite sleeping attire for pajama day on Monday. More...

Coronation held at Minto School

Gerszewski is king, Robinson queen

Minto High School held homecoming coronation Monday afternoon at the school. More...

Crowning beauties

As the only senior at Fordville-Lankin High School, AJ Graham, center, was a shoo-in for homecoming king, but what was the student body to do without a queen? More...

Religion

Putting food on the table

Local pantry’s needs are year around HUNGER ACTION MONTH

September is Hunter Action Month. With only three days remaining of the observance, Walsh County Food Pantry staff looks ahead to filling a need that extends throughout the calendar year.  More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

The answer to racism  More...

‘Totally Twisted’ ghouls and goblins

Scare Oaks 3 opens Oct. 6

GRAFTON – People that are looking for a “Totally Twisted” scare experience at the Scare Oaks 3 grand opening this year will be caught off guard around every ghoulish corner.  Ron Kerner and Mary Stark plan to scare the “f More...

In memory of all people

Life Skills and Transition Center erects memorial sign

GRAFTON – Life Skills and Transition Center employees, current and former, have collaborated on a memorial sign that was dedicated last Thursday to people that have passed away and have been buried at LSTC State Cemetery located at the east end More...

News

From the center

For me, the resolution considered during the 2017 North Dakota legislative session to close Life Skills and Transition Center in Grafton was a little bit of déjà vu all over again ( Yogi Berra, circa 1966).  More...

Flu troopers

Receiving flu shots last Thursday at Unity Hospital are, front from left, Brody Suda and Gabby Suda. Administering the flu shots are Colleen Lykken (back left) and Denise Moe.   More...

Swenson pleads not guilty to drug offense

Park River woman charged with delivery of methadone

Rebecca Marie Swenson, age 46, from Park River appeared in Walsh County District Court Monday on a charge of possession with intent to deliver methadone, a Class A felony.  Swenson, with advice from her attorney Megan Essig, waived her right to More...

Happenings

Peterson to be installed at Zion Lutheran Church

Zion Lutheran Church of rural Hoople and St. John’s Lutheran of St. Thomas will hold a joint worship service on Sunday, Oct. 8.  More...

Middle-schoolers invited to retreat at Bible camp

The Bible has many stories about family and friends supporting and loving each other. More...

Sons of Norway lodge hosting historic church tour

The public is invited to a historic church tour hosted by Sons of Norway Vaarliv Lodge 4-486 of Fairdale.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

A taxing dilemma

RECORD EDITORIAL

People can usually get behind the idea of a good old-fashioned tax reform, unless the people making up the shortfall of revenue are the victims in a Robin Hood role reversal scheme.  More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  The Adamsen Construction Co. of Grafton, awarded the contract for the school in Nash in the reorganized District No. 51, began work on the project. More...

Sports

Spoilers rally for homecoming win

Grafton comes back after rain delay to derail Wahpeton

The Grafton Spoilers played their homecoming football game against the Wahpeton Huskies last Friday in Class AA action.  More...

Grafton girls host PR-F-L in Region 2 matchup

Aggies outhit Spoilers for the win

The Grafton Spoilers hosted the Park River-Fordville-Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies in a Region 2 volleyball match last Thursday.   After a close first set, the Aggies dominated the court in the second exploding to a quick 20-5 lead. More...

For love of the game

Aggie fan Maggie Chalich holds up a heart showing her love for the PR-F-L volleyball team during a Region 2 match at Grafton last Thursday.   More...