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Sally Gaustad to celebrate 90th birthday Dec. 28

Sally Gaustad of Grafton will observe her 90th birthday on Dec. 28. She will celebrate the occasion with her family in January.  More...

Goings on at the Good Sam

We would like to thank Miss Entzel along with the Park River High School Jazz Band and Choir, Awana Carolers, Cheryl Kjelland and her piano students, fifth graders from Park River Area School and the Mennonite Singers for filling our home with Christ More...

New Arrivals

Brody Gene Larson, son of Christian and Ashley Larson of Park River, was born Nov. 22, 2017. At birth he weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 21.5 inches. More...

Obituaries

JoAnn ‘Jo’ Gowan

Grand Forks

JoAnn “Jo” Gowan, 65, Grand Forks, died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, at Altru Hospital, after surviving lung cancer for five years.  More...

Faith Burns

Grand Forks

Faith Burns, 20, Grand Forks, died Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.  Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 22, at Amundson Funeral Home in Grand Forks, with visitation for one hour prior to the service.  More...

Randall ‘Randy’ Mathiason

Adams

Randall “Randy” Mathiason, 58, Adams, died Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, at his home in Park River.  Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 23, at Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River, with burial at St. More...

School

Kindness committee taking a lead at Century

Organization a replacement for student council

When Grafton Public Schools realigned grades into a new format this fall, fifth and sixth grade students who were once part of the middle school were transferred into Century Elementary Intermediate School. More...

Park River Area students compete in local, district oratorical contests

Paul Farup Post 147 hosts competitions

The local American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program contest was held at the Park River American Legion on Nov. 30. Seven Park River Area High School students competed.  More...

Debut performance

Grafton fifth grade band students gave their first public performance at Grafton Public School Performing Arts Center on Monday evening, along with sixth grade, junior and senor high band students. More...

Religion

Telling the story of Christmas

Area churches present Sunday school programs

In recent weeks, churches throughout the area have shared the story of Christmas told through the eyes of children at Sunday school Christmas programs.  More...

The little one from Florida

New sports reporter starting Jan. 3

GRAFTON–It is with great excitement and eagerness that I introduce myself as the new sports reporter for the wonderful Walsh County Record of Grafton. More...

Centennial Center nears completion

Board to stay with same health coverage

GRAFTON – Brad Burianek called the Grafton Parks and Recreation meeting to order at 5:15 p.m. on Dec. More...

News

NDDOT launches new campaign during Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement

Over the past five years in North Dakota, more than 300 people have died in an alcoholrelated crashes. These lives lost were 100 percent preventable if a driver had made the decision to drive sober.  More...

County Court Report

NOVEMBER 2017 FORFEITURES  More...

Light up the night

Leafless branches couldn’t hide the glow of a full moon earlier this month near Minto. More...

Happenings

Thrive Church hosting special showing of 'The Polar Express'

Thrive Community Church of Grafton invites area families to a fun event featuring a special showing of a favorite holiday film, “The Polar Express” starring Tom Hanks on Friday, Dec. 22, at 6 p.m.  More...

Christmas Eve party at St. John’s

The 32nd annual Community Christmas Eve Party will be held at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Parish Center on Sunday, Dec. 24, from 6-7:30 p.m.  More...

'Owl' be home for Christmas

Saturday morning this great horned owl made a friendly visit to the Tom Gerszewski home in Minto, spending quite some time perched in Tom’s backyard garden. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Twas the night before Christmas

RECORD EDITORIAL

Following a tradition that started in 1823 with publishing of The Night before Christmas in a New York newspaper we feel the need to keep that tradition ongoing.  More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Ernest R. Nyman, Grafton, was elected sovereign of St. More...

Sports

Lady Spoilers take down Central Cass

Grafton improves season record in doubleheader

The Grafton Spoilers girls basketball team hosted the first game of a doubleheader against the Central Cass (CC) Squirrels last Saturday and improved their season record to 5-2 with a victory. More...

Grafton battles to remain undefeated

Spoilers come from behind to defeat Squirrels at home

The Grafton Spoilers boys basketball team hosted their second home game of the season against the Central Cass (CC) Squirrels last Saturday in the second game of a doubleheader event.  More...

Aggies host Titans in doubleheader event

D-V-E holds PR-F-L to two points in third quarter

The Park River-Fordville- Lankin (PR-F-L) Aggies girls basket- ball team hosted the first game of a doubleheader against the Drayton- Valley-Edinburg (D-V-E) Titans on Monday.  The Aggies lead 28-23 going into halftime before the Titans defense More...