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Wilson rocking credit union world

Credit Union National Association recognizes local woman

Just four years into her career with a credit union, North Star Community Credit Union’s Nanci Wilson is rocking the industry. More...

Community Helpers seek support for Christmas event

Community Helpers Group of Grafton will be hosting their 10th annual Kids Shopping with Santa event on Wednesday, Dec. 13, and Thursday, Dec. More...

Betty Grabanski to celebrate 80th birthday at open house

Betty Grabanski, of Inkster and Grand Forks, will celebrate her 80th birthday at an open house in her honor on Friday, Nov. 10.  The event will be held at Sons of Norway Lodge, 1401 Ninth Avenue South in Grand Forks, from 2-5 p.m. More...

Obituaries

James Haug

Edinburg

James A. Haug, age 95, of Edinburg, passed away Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, at First Care Health Center of Park River.  More...

Ardis C. Karban

Hetland, South Dakota

Ardis Karban, 94, rural Hetland, South Dakota, died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at The Fountains at Hosanna in Lakeville, Minnesota.  Services were held in Lakeville on Saturday, Oct. 28. A memorial service was held today, Wednes- day, Nov. More...

Doris Pankonin

East Grand Forks, Minnesota

Doris Pankonin, 64, East Grand Forks, Minnesota, died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at her home after a courageous battle with cancer.  Services were held Monday, Oct. More...

School

Picturesque pumpkins

Century Elementary Intermediate and Primary School kindergarten through sixth grade students were challenged by their librarian, Robin Holt, to create book-themed pumpkins representing something or someone in a book they had read. More...

October Spoilers of the Month announced

Administration and teaching staff at Grafton Junior and Senior High School recently announced Spoilers of the Month for October. Spoilers of the Month are chosen for showing outstanding attitude, kindness and dedication.   More...

City Court Report

SEPTEMBER 2017 FORFEITURES  Speeding: Frank Janousek, Grafton, $19; Guadalupe Martinez, Grafton, $10; Kirk Ham, Park River, $10; Matthew Thom, Neche, $10; Samantha Dvorak, Grafton, $15;Yaneli Puente, Forest River, $14.  No driver’s li More...

Religion

Given from the heart

Quilts honor memory of young son, former quilter

More than 100 quilts have arrived at Park River Bible Camp in recent weeks – all to be sold to highest bidders at the camp’s annual quilt auction this Sunday.  More...

Fire destroys J. G. Hall potato warehouses

Seven area fire departments are called in

EDINBURG-An early morning Friday fire in Edinburg destroyed multiple warehouses owned by J. G. Hall and Sons.  More...

Foundation auction breaks $100,000 mark

Reverse auction nets $34,550 for exam tables

GRAFTON – A new venue, new game of chance and reverse auction, as well as a program billing 58 live and 140 silent auction items added up to another successful Unity Medical Center Foundation Harvest Auction. More...

News

Halloween movie night

North Star Credit Union treats children

Kids and parents in the community were invited to enjoy the movie "Hotel Transylvania" as well as face painting, mac & cheese and many, many treats at North Star Community Credit Union last Thursday for their first Halloween Movie Night.  More...

Veterans Day program to observe retiring of guard unit

11 a.m. program planned at armory

The City of Grafton will join with the North Dakota National Guard to celebrate 132 years of partnership on Veterans Day – Saturday, Nov. 11.  More...

Early Christmas present

Ryer Stark of the Elderly Relief Fund committee presents a check to Beth Wharam of Grafton Drug to help a customer in need of financial assistance. More...

Happenings

PRBC to host stamping, scrapbooking retreat

Park River Bible Camp welcomes crafters to attend the“Oh What Fun. . . !” Scrapbooking and Stamping Retreat at the camp, Friday, Nov. 17 through Sunday, Nov. More...

P.R. Our Saviour's WELCA selling lefse for holidays

For those who desire homemade lefse for Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays without the fuss and bother of making it, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church WELCA in Park River has the answer.Women of Our Saviour’s will be making lefse on Saturday More...

Fine Arts Club sponsoring blood drive in Grafton

Grafton Fine Arts Club is sponsoring a United Blood Services Blood Drive Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Grafton Lutheran Church. Donation hours are noon to 6 p.m.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Time to address addiction

RECORD EDITORIAL

" What one does and what one says is a pretty good criterion of what one is."— Rilie R. Morgan, Nov. 7, 1923   No one dreams of becoming addicted to drugs or alcohol. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  The 47th annualWalsh County Fair and 25th annual North Dakota State Potato Show was set up for a run of four days at the gymnasium at the county school and the adjacent fair arena building.  Minto High School downed Drayton 38-7 i More...

Sports

Runners sprint for final times of 2017

Sieben earns All-State honors with 19th place

The 2017 Class B State Cross Country Meet in Valley City hosted nearly 50 boys and girls teams last Saturday when the Lady Spoilers finished in 12th place overall after scoring 418 points. The Grafton boys scored 584 points for 19th place.  More...

Lady Spoilers travel to take on Burros

Grafton outscores H-CV in set two

The Grafton Spoilers volleyball team traveled to Hillsboro last Thursday to take on Region 2’s number five- seeded Burros.  After losing a close first set, the Spoilers dominated the second to tie the match. More...

Mustangs host final regular season match

D-V-E takes the win after four sets

The Midway-Minto (M-M) Mustangs and Drayton-Valley- Edinburg ( D - V- E ) Titans lined up for their final regular season match at Minto on Monday.  More...