October 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

STILL FIGHTING THE STIGMA OF THE OLD INSTITUTION

Efforts to reimagine the function, buildings, space ongoing

Community meeting to be held Oct. 24   This is the last part of the Life Skills and Transition Center series.  More...

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Community

Breaking the cycle of abuse

Effects of physical, emotional pain can last a lifetime

Editor’s note: This is the second of a two part series in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The first part of Debra Olson's story appeared in the Oct. 11 edition of The Walsh County Record.  More...

Five Generations

The Demers family is celebrating the beginning of another fifth generation with the birth of Emma Josephine Wysocki. More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

The week of Oct. 1-7, we honored our dietary staff, saying thank you to them for all their hard work.  Last week, we had a great time with the fifth grade class from Park River Area School. More...

Obituaries

Charlene Van Camp

Grand Forks

Charlene Van Camp, 82, of Grand Forks and formerly of Drayton, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.  No services will be held. More...

Keith Chapman

St. Cloud, Minnesota

Keith Chapman, 31, of St. Cloud, Minnesota, and formerly of Grafton and Grand Forks, died in his home on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.  Services were held Monday, Oct. More...

Elinor Sackett

Grafton

Elinor M. Sackett, age 89, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at Unity Medical Center of Grafton.  More...

Sports

Spoilers take down Braves

Grafton hosts final Friday night game of season

The Grafton Spoilers football team took on the Turtle Mountain ( TM) Braves on their home field last Friday night. More...

Runners end regular season

Spoilers compete in Cooperstown meet BY CHELSEA J. WYSOCKI

The Grafton Spoilers cross country teams traveled to Cooperstown to compete in the G”Ott” Courage meet to cap off their regular season times.  More...

D-V-E hosts Region 2 match

Lady Spoilers fall in three sets

Region 2’s number 11 Grafton Spoilers traveled to Crystal last Thursday to take on the fourth place Drayton-Valley-Edinburg (D-V-E) Titans in a volleyball match.  More...

New state’s attorney makes salary request

Courthouse shooter drill gains approval

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

Ice in at Centennial Center despite delays

Rental rates discussed for GVFD fundraiser

GRAFTON - Grafton Parks and Recreation (GPR) held their monthly meeting Wednesday, Oct. 11 at the GPR board room. In attendance were board members Brad Burianek, Cory Burns, Todd Storey and Scott Hills. More...

News

Millennial Views

Lessons in coachingThroughout my few years in the working world, I’ve gotten to experience many different jobs. More...

Mix caught trafficking drugs from Minnesota

Task force uses confidential informant to arrest Bemidji man

Paul Anthony Mix, a former Bemidji resident now living in Grafton, appeared in Walsh County District Court last Wednesday on charges stemming from three separate controlled purchase buys from the Grand Forks Narcotics Task Force using a confidential More...

Hot harvest

This Case-IH combine remains in a soybean field 10 miles east and two miles south of Grafton near Interstate 29 and 67th Street Northeast. The combine caught fire Oct. 9.   More...

Happenings

Cancer benefit fundraiser planned for Lori Kaml

Plans are underway for a cancer benefit fundraiser for Grafton resident Lori Kaml.  More...

Annual quilt auction just around the corner at PRBC

Now is the time for quilt enthusiasts to circle Sunday, Nov. 5, on their calendars. That is the date of the 30th annual Park River Bible Camp Quilt Auction.  More...

Police Blotter

Oct. 9, 10:34 a.m., burglar alarm activated on Hill Avenue.  Oct. 9, 3:46 p.m., report of a traffic accident on 12th Street. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Mainstreet bandwagon

RECORD EDITORIAL

“Step right up folks and let me show you something so unique and special that your friends will envy your very existence. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  John D. Morgan was elected president of the Grafton Memorial Swimming Pool Association at the annual meeting of the organization. Morgan succeeded R.D. More...

School

FBLA students attend fall leadership conference

Members of North Valley Career and Technology Center (NVCTC) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter attended the North Dakota FBLA Fall Leadership Conference in Bismarck on Oct. 1-2. More...

Grafton FFA News

Grafton FFA Chapter competed in the District 4 Leadership Conference at Larimore High School on Sept. 26, where Grafton students competed in six different leadership development events (LDE).  More...

A tall order

NVCTC welding class builds 21-foot enclosed deer stand

North Valley Career and Technology Center welding students recently completed a tall order for a Northern Lites Archery Club fundraiser. The finished product is a 21-foot high deer stand.  More...

Religion

‘Sowing Seeds in Haiti’

Nov. 3 gala to benefit school building fund

For more than 25 years, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church has supported a sister parish in Haiti. The Sowing Seeds in Haiti Gala planned for Friday, Nov. 3, will help St. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

So this is what I get with my morning coffee on Oct. 11, 2017. . .  More...