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Beautification Project launched

Hopes for initital project to be Adopt-a-Basket

Grafton Chamber of Commerce, with help from Luscious Boutique, kick-started the Grafton Beautification Project with the ball drop on New Year’s Eve 2019.  More...

Sunny news from Sunset

Monday fitness club got us rolling and in the afternoon we played bingo or enjoyed company dropping in for a visit. Tuesday Pastor Bethany led an all-faiths Christmas service for us. Thank you to the guests from Our Saviour’s who joined us. More...

Anniversaries

Jan. 6  Bill and Robyn Kapaun, Casselton (35)   More...

Happenings

Local Events Calendar:

Saturday, Jan. 5  Open house for Pauline ( Patsy) Foseide’s 100th birthday, 2-4 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, Edinburg.  Sunday, Jan. 6  More...

Koenig benefit raffle

A benefit raffle is being held for the Adam and Emily Koenig family on Sunday, Jan. 20, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Park River from 11 a.m.- 2p.m.  More...

First Care's second annual Spin-A-Thon

First Care Health Center (FCHC) in Park River is hosting the second annual Giving Hearts Day Spin-A-Thon on Sunday, Jan. 27, at 1 p.m. More...

Opinion

Gifts that keep on giving

Small-town scenes

Every year, Santa shares copies of his letters with The Walsh County Record so we can share them with you. More...

Millennial Views

Real resolutions  I’ve never really been one to make big resolutions around the New Year's holiday. More...

Political Cartoon

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Religion

Something for everyone

Stefanick to speak in Grafton in March

Many people in the Catholic faith might recognize the name Chris Stefanick.  Deacon Mike Grzadzielewski says that, although Stefanick is Catholic, his presentation is for everyone.  More...

From the Pastor’s Desk

Where is God in your New Year?   More...

NDSU releases ag land assessment for 2019

County to see slight increase

COUNTY—Walsh County Commission learned Tuesday, at its regularly scheduled meeting, agriculture land valuation per acre in the county as determined by NDSU has increased for 2019.  More...

Light snow, heavy winds usher out 2018

Grafton receives around five inches of snow

EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA – Two storms swept through the region in the last week, bringing snow and arctic temperatures in with the new year.   National Weather Service (NWS) Meteorologist Timothy Lynch said the systems were similar.  More...

News

Local lawyer retires after 37 years

Petersen remains active in community

After nearly 40 years practicing law in Walsh and Pembina counties, attorney David Petersen will begin 2019 as a retired lawyer.  Begin ning in 2008, Petersen had his own office at 800 Hill Avenue and assumed the Drayton law office that was form More...

Clear hydrants

The Grafton Volunteer Fire Department reminds people to clear their hydrants of any snow.  Some hydrants in the Grafton area have already been cleared of snow, but any that have not should be as soon as possible.  Not clearing a hydrant of More...

Taxable sales, purchases up in Walsh, Pembina counties

Langdon, Cavalier County see decreases

Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger announced today that North Dakota’s taxable sales and purchases are up for the third quarter of 2018. More...

Obituaries

Robert Paulson

Milton

Robert “Bob” Duane Paulson, 83, of Milton, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.  More...

Leona Wysocki

Grand Forks

Leona C. Wysocki, 98, Grand Forks, and formerly of Minto, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in Valley Memorial Homes Eldercare Center, Grand Forks.  More...

Mervin Simon

Park River

Mervin J. Simon, age 68, of Park River, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at Altru Hospital of Grand Forks.  More...

Sports

Spoilers beat fourth place Vikings at home

Grafton improves season record to 7-0, ranks third in state polls

The undefeated, third ranked Grafton Spoilers girls basketball team hosted the fourth ranked Kindred Vikings last Saturday after winter weather stopped the teams from competing in the Hillsboro Holiday Classic a few days earlier.  More...

G-PR splits in Warroad tourney

Spoilers defeat International Falls, lose to Osseo

The Grafton- Park River (G-PR) Spoilers hockey team traveled toWarroad last Friday and Saturday to compete in the Hockeytown Holiday Classic Tournament.  Initially, the Spoilers were supposed to also play Thursday but were unable to make the tri More...

Grafton boys hold close to Kindred in doubleheader

Spoilers lose halftime lead in rough third quarter

The Grafton Spoilers boys basketball team played their second home game of the tl season against the Kindred Vikings lastl Saturday in a doubleheader.d   More...