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Residents rule

Sunset Home noted for effective resident council

October is Residents Rights Month and Lutheran Sunset Home (LSH) received a visit from local ombudsman Sandra Brandvold on Friday, Oct. 19. More...

Park enhancement

Park River American Legion Auxiliary pledges $25,000 for playground equipment next to the new baseball field in Park River. Presenting the check are, from left, Susan Dusek, Audrey Johnson, Jesse Irvine, Laurie Larson and Lois Anderson.   More...

Sunny news from Sunset

To start the week, we had fitness club on Monday morning and Money Monday Bingo in the afternoon. After supper we painted our fingernails and discussed everything from soup to nuts.  More...

Obituaries

Donna Niemann

St. Thomas

Donna L. Niemann, 87, of St. Thomas, passed away on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, at her home in St. Thomas.  More...

Robert Phelps

Arvilla

Robert Phelps, 58, Arvilla, formerly of Park River, passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks.  Services were Friday, Oct. 26, at 1 p.m. at Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton. Inurnment was at St. More...

Jose Luera

Grafton

Jose Reynaldo Luera, 75, Grafton, and Laredo, Texas, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks.  Services will be held at a later date.  Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton is in charge of the arrangements.   More...

School

'Emerging leaders and entrepreneurs'

Students attend DECA leadership conference

Editor's note: This article was written and submitted by student Kennedy Shereck.  More...

Local students attend FBLA fall conference

NVCTC students join more than 450 from across state

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. 7 and 8. More...

Camp-in at Century Elementary

Sharing a chair and a book during Century Elementary's Family Reading Night and Campin are second-grader Ruby Gerszewski, left, and third-grader Isabella Dumas. More...

Religion

Rev. Seter celebrates 40 years

Zion English Lutheran holds mission fest

Reflecting on the last 40 years, Pastor Bernie Seter called them “bittersweet,” as he visited with people he’s baptized, as well as their children, who he’s baptized as well.  Zion English Lutheran Church held a mission a More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

How to fight the culture of sexual abuse   More...

Harvest auction nets more than $140,000

Giving up over last year

MINTO—When it comes to giving people of the Grafton area outdid themselves again at the 2018 Unity Medical Center Foundation Harvest Auction held Saturday at the Minto Community Center.  According to Kristy Jelinek, UMC Foundation director More...

Chamber banquet celebrating 60th year at new event center

WinterFest activities taking shape

GRAFTON—Want to nominate that special person for recognition? Maybe you have a great boss or maybe you’re a boss and have a great employee. More...

News

Grafton deputy auditor completes certification

New training set by 2017 legislative session

Wanda Ensrude, deputy auditor for the City of Grafton, completed the Auditor’s Certification Program with North Dakota League of Cities (NDLC).  More...

Commissioner facing numerous charges

Court date set for Nov. 6

As voters will be heading to the polls Nov. More...

Local man involved in fatality

Aaron Wimpfheimer, Grafton, of On the Level Construction, was involved in a fatal accident at the Jamestown landfill on Saturday, Oct. More...

Happenings

Veterans Day programs

Grafton American Legion Post 41 is holding a Veterans Day program Sunday, Nov. 11, at 1 p.m. in the basement of Grafton Lutheran Church.  Clarence Carroll, commander of North Dakota Second District of the American Legion, will speak. More...

Laugh it up at story hour

Laugh it up at story hour with the story lady, who says, “It’s all stuff and nonsense,” or maybe stuffing for the standup turkey that is November’s craft. There will be many silly stories, such as “Mrs. More...

WELCA women selling lefse

The women of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Park River are making lefse for sale on Saturday Nov. 3. More...

Opinion

Business promotes peace

RECORD EDITORIAL

America’s business, is business, or at least that was the mantra for most of the country’s first 240 years.  It’s easy to say let’s put America first and dismantle trade agreements or in the case of the Trans Pacific Part More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Turning back the clock

60 years  Gambles store in Grafton sold Clevelander recliners for $59.95 with brown plastic and beige nylon viscose frieze covers.  The Grafton Spoilers went up against the Wahpeton Wops for their football homecoming game coached by Ron Jos More...

Sports

Grafton boys take home fifth place state finish

Lady Spoilers take 13th place

The Grafton Spoilers cross country teams traveled to Jamestown last Saturday to compete in the Class B state tournament where the boys finished fifth as a team with 260 points. More...

M-M powers past Thunder

Mustangs come together in final home match

The Midway-Minto (M-M) Mustangs proved their improvement throughout the season when they took their first Region 2 victory in a home match against the Hatton-Northwood (H-NW) Thunder last Thursday.  "I think we've hit the perfect time of the sea More...

Spoilers outscore sixth-seeded Spartans

Grafton advances to fourth in Region 2

The Grafton Spoilers went into their Monday night match against the Finley-Sharon- Hope-Page (FSHP) Spartans as fifth in Region 2 volleyball but by Tuesday morning they advanced to fourth after a powerful 3-1 home victory over the sixth seed.  More...