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Sunset Founders reinvent annual fundraiser

Fall luncheon succeeds Harvest Fun Day

Resurrected in 2015 after being inactive for a number of years, Sunset Founders has also reinvented fundraising events from years past resulting in 152 Club and a fall luncheon.  More...

4-H partners with TSC for Paper Clover fundraiser

Celebrating National 4-H Week Oct. 1-7

National 4-H Council and Tractor Supply Company (TSC) are continuing an ongoing partnership with TSC hosting its semi-annual Paper Clover fundraiser for 4-H students. The instore donation event will be held Oct. 4-15. More...

Demers, Mazich exchange vows in Cayman Islands

Tommy Demers and Nikki Mazich exchanged marriage vows Aug. 8, at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman Islands.  Nikole is the daughter of Jeff and Annette Mazich of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Tommy is the son of Guy and Susie Demers of Grafton.  More...

Obituaries

Frances Aasand

Grafton

Frances E. Aasand, age 88, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at her home in Grafton with her husband by her side.  More...

Stephany Shirek

Grand Forks

Stephany Shirek, 88, Grand Forks, died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at her home.  A private memorial liturgy was held Thursday, Sept. 28, at Gregory Norman Funeral Home in Grand Forks, with burial Friday at St. More...

Brady Gilleshammer

Grand Forks

Brady Gilleshammer, 22, of Grand Forks and formerly of Grafton, died in Marshall County, Minnesota.  More...

School

Celebrating grandparents

Minto Public School held their second annual Grandparents Day lunch on Sept. 28 for elementary students and their grandparents. Food service staff served 90 grandparents along with regular student meals.  More...

School Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 5  Park River Area School parent-teacher conferences, 3:30-8:30 p.m.  Friday, Oct. 6  Minto kindergarden and third grade students pumpkin patch field trip, 12:20 p.m.  Tuesday, Oct. 10  More...

Miss North Dakota Lizzie Jenson to present at PRAS

Lizzie Jenson, the current Miss North Dakota, will be at Park River Area School on Friday, Oct. More...

Religion

See You at the Pole

FCA hosts annual event for students

The Grafton chapter of Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) assisted with hosting a See You at the Pole event last Wednesday, Sept. 27. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Some tourists go to see the three highlights of Jerusalem ( Tomb of Jesus, Dome of the Rock and Wailing Wall) and then their tour is off quickly to other places – Sea of Gallilee, Bethlehem, Hebron, the Dead Sea, Haifa, Tel Aviv, etc.  More...

A facility at a crossroads

Role in continuum of care in question

This is the second part of a four part series concerning Life Skills and Transition Center  The final phase of the role for the Life Skills and Transition Center (LSTC) is in the sights of those opposed to care being provided at the site of the More...

News

Bjerkness sentenced for Langdon man’s death

Drugs led to vehicle accident

Brian Charles Bjerkness, age 44, from Cavalier was sentenced Thursday in Walsh County District Court by Judge Richard Geiger as a result of a plea agreement for charges stemming from the death of Michael Kubal of Langdon and injuries to his wife Fran More...

Freedom of the press an essential civil liberty

“Our nation’s founders recognized the freedom to publish newspapers and magazines without censorship as an essential civil liberty and a cornerstone of our democracy.”  More...

Vulnerable adult case trial date set for November

Lorenz pleads not guilty

Caroline Mae Lorenz, age 39, from Grafton appeared inWalsh County District Court Thursday and pled not guilty to a charge of exploitation of a vulnerable adult, a Class B felony.  Lorenz appeared with her lawyer Samuel A. More...

Happenings

Third graders to get ‘Trial Run’ at PRBC retreat

The Park River Bible Camp “Trial Run” Retreat, to be held Oct. 13-14, will give third graders the opportunity to learn about King Solomon, a wise and kind ruler, and how he became someone with great wisdom through the grace of God.  More...

Grafton senior citizens exercise class starts Friday

Grafton Sunshine Senior Citizens exercise class begins Friday, Oct. 6, at 10:15 a.m., in the senior room located in the Grafton Armory. Classes will held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m.  More...

Crazy cats coming to story hour

That’s incredible! No, cats incredible – and this story lady don’t mean fish. Puss in Books will not be reading cat stories at Pembina County Story Hour for October. More...

Opinion

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Imagine a day without local news

RECORD EDITORIAL

The world is changing incredibly fast, and still North Dakota newspapers remain strong because they provide information that improves the life of the communities they serve.  Imagine you go to pick up your hometown newspaper and it isn’t o More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Homer’s Super Valu sold five 14-ounce bottles of Libby’s catsup for $1.00, a one-pound package of sliced bacon for $0.69, two 12-ounce packages of Hydrox cookies for $0.69 and a package of Mr. More...

Sports

Runners pace themselves at Larimore

Lady Spoilers take home fourth place

The Grafton Spoilers cross country teams traveled to Larimore on Monday to compete in an invitational meet at Larimore Golf Course.  The Lady Spoilers finished in fourth place with a score of 128 while the boys took ninth after scoring 197 point More...

Spoilers lose lead to Squirrels in fourth quarter

Grafton moves on with 2-4 Class AA record

The Grafton Spoilers traveled to Central Cass (CC) last Friday night to compete against the Squirrels in a Class AA football game.  More...

Grafton takes on number two MPCG Patriots at home

Lady Spoilers take three set losses

The Grafton Spoilers volleyball team hosted a Region 2 volleyball match against the number two May-Port CG (MPCG) Patriots in Grafton on Tuesday. More...