December 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New year, new position

Wysocki to become community editor

GRAFTON – With the new year fast approaching, I’m not only preparing to now write 2018 at the end of every date but will also be letting go of my title as sports editor and moving into community.  Some of you may have already heard t More...

Special Sections

Community

Supervising the slopes

Dave Szklarski new Frost Fire operations manager

A former ski lift mechanic, Dave Szklarski of Grafton offered assistance to repair a non-operational lift at an area resort. The offer landed him a job he had wanted for years.  More...

Sunny news from Sunset

Monday morning Peggy Bartunek and Connie Sjostrom came to Sunset, blending their twin pianos in beautiful melodies. Peggy sang, leading us in favorite carols and fun winter songs. After lunch we hit the activity room for Money Monday Bingo. More...

Life Goes On

~ 2018 a year for change

I’m sure many of our Record readers are wondering just what is going on here in the editorial department at The Walsh County Record after seeing stories introducing a new editor and sports writer. More...

Obituaries

Brian Misialek

Minto

Brian Allan Misialek, age 58, passed away Thursday morning, Dec. 21, 2017, in his home surrounded by his family. Brian was diagnosed in October 2017 with Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, a rare brain disease that affects only one in one million people. More...

Gayle Sobolik

Gayle A. Sobolik was born on Oct. 24, 1931, to Bertina and Herman Sobolik of Fordville. She died Friday, Dec. More...

Richard ‘Sarge’ Munoz

Grafton

Richard “Sarge” Munoz, 71, Grafton, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks.  Visitation will be Friday from 2-7 p.m., at Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton, with a prayer service at 7 p. m. More...

Sports

G-PR loses hard-fought battle to Red River

Larson has 55 saves between the pipes

The Grafton-Park River (G-PR) Spoilers hosted a thrilling EDC game against the Grand Forks Red River (GFRR) Roughriders last Friday where the Spoilers battled from behind, domi- nating the end of the third period with two goals to force an overtime w More...

Wrestlers hit the mats against Devils Lake

Spoilers fall short to Firebirds

The Grafton Spoilers wrestling team traveled to Devils Lake last Thursday to take on the Devils Lake (DL) Firebirds in a dual.  Nine Spoilers hit the mats but ended up taking a 54-26 loss.   More...

Spoilers host Mustangs for Region 2 victory

Grafton offense too quick for M-M

The Grafton Spoilers girls basketball team hosted the first game of a Region 2 double- header against the Midway-Minto (M-M) Mustangs last Thursday.  More...

Neil Fleming named 2017 honorary member

Recorder position changed to appointed

GRAFTON – Walsh County Commissioners met Dec. More...

PARHELION

Sun dogs could be seen Christmas Day as temperatures hovered around minus 16 below. According to LiveScience, patches of light that sometimes appear beside the sun are called sun dogs. More...

News

First Care Health Center’s board appoints new CEO

The board of directors at First Care Health Center recently announced their appointment of Marcus Lewis as the next chief executive officer of First Care Health Center in Park River. More...

Grafton's elves

Dylan DeGeldere, dressed in Christmas atire, was busy sanding the streets of Grafton on Christmas Eve day. An overnight snowfall of around an inch made the streets slick.   More...

County Court Report

NOVEMBER 2017 FORFEITURES  Speeding-Marcus Anthony Suarez, David Paul Suda, Robin C. Tracy, Melissa Marie Waters, Jacy Lane Whaley and Dane A. Zimmerle.  No signal lamps when required- Jason Aaron Black.  More...

Happenings

Popple Ridge Pickers to perform benefit concert

Zion English Lutheran Church of Grafton is hosting a benefit concert for Project 24 Child Care, a mission of the congregation, on Sunday, Jan. More...

Local Events Calendar:

Tuesday, January 2   Grafton American Legion Post No. 41 monthly meeting, 6 p.m., at Shananigan’s in Grafton. More...

Park River Bible Camp announces January events

It may be wintertime and cold outside, however that does not put activities at Park River Bible Camp on hold. During the month of January, camp staff has three events planned. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Net Neutrality

RECORD EDITORIAL

" What one does and what one says is a pretty good criterion of what one is."— Rilie R. Morgan, Nov. 7, 1923   (Editors note: This editorial is a reprint the paper ran earlier this year. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  T. Wendell Walker was elected president of the Grafton Chamber of Commerce at the regular meeting of the organization. He succeeded Paul Torgerson.  More...

Religion

Goings on at the Good Sam

We had a great resident and family Christmas party! Thank you to the many staff and residents that helped to make it such a great day! Thank you to K-Street Band for the great music!  Activities this week  Thursday, Dec. More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

How Christmas defeated evil   More...