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Winter Talent Show

By jackie@wcrecord.com | February 02, 2023

LEFT: Winners of the 2023 Winter Talent Show held at the Performing Arts Center in Grafton on Sunday are, from left, Hannah Gagner, who sang with her dad, Kyle, as he played the guitar. Misti Koop, who performed a saxophone solo and sang. The winner of the talent contest was Lucas Mondry of Minto, who sang a Michael Buble number, […]

Flood insurance no longer a requirement

By jackie@wcrecord.com | February 02, 2023

GRAFTON—The ball is in their court. That is what residents of Grafton learned at a city sponsored flood insurance forum held last Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Grafton Armory. Mayor Chris West, who is an independent insurance agent, Jon Markusen, who was KLJ’s lead engineer on Grafton’s Flood Risk Reduction Project that removed Grafton from the 100-year floodplain and Russell […]

Grafton School Board candidates answer questions on various issues

By jackie@wcrecord.com | February 02, 2023

GRAFTON—Grafton’s special school board election will be held Feb. 21. Patrons of the district can vote at the Grafton Armory between the hours of 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. The vote will be held in conjunction with the Grafton City Council special election. Voting will take place in the community room. There are four candidates running for the at-large position […]

Community feedback sought for workforce strategy development

By jackie@wcrecord.com | February 02, 2023

A consortium of partners has come together to solidify a rural regional workforce initiative. Walsh, Nelson and Pembina counties are teaming up with organizations and business partners from communities across the region on a six-month planning process. “We need feedback from county residents to help uncover our authentic brand and develop an innovative and measurable talent attraction marketing strategy for […]

Rite Irrigation of Fordville recognized

By jackie@wcrecord.com | February 02, 2023

Reinke Manufacturing, a global leader in irrigation systems and precision irrigation technology, has recognized Rite Irrigation in Fordville with a Reinke Gold Pride award for their performance in the last year. “Reinke is honored to work with Rite Irrigation to help them serve growers in their areas,” said Chris Roth, Reinke president. “We’re proud to award their efforts and we […]

Local Events Calendar:

By jackie@wcrecord.com | February 02, 2023

Thursday, Feb. 2 Grafton Sunshine Senior Citizens Club monthly birthday party, 1:30 p.m., at Senior Center, cake and coffee will be served and bingo will be played. Saturday, Feb. 4 56th annual St. Thomas Booster Club walleye fish fry, from 4-7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6 Grafton American Legion Auxiliary meeting, at noon, at Shananigans. Committees of the Grafton City Council […]

56th annual walleye fish fry

By jackie@wcrecord.com | February 02, 2023

St. Thomas Booster Club is holding their annual fish fry on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 4-7:30 p.m. Takeout only. For takeout at the cafe call 701-257-6897 or from the St. Thomas Legion call 701-257- 6777. Tickets are $18 in advance or $20 at the door. Pick up meal from where ordered. There will be limited seating at Matty’s and also […]

Bingo at St. Mary’s Catholic Church

By jackie@wcrecord.com | February 02, 2023

St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Park River will host Winter Bingo on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. at the parish center. Twenty games will be played. Cost of cards is $5 each. Prizes will include cash, gift cards and miscellaneous items. Participants are asked to bring treats to be sold at the concession stand. Everyone is welcome to attend. […]

Pork, dumpling dinner Feb. 19 in Pisek

By jackie@wcrecord.com | February 02, 2023

St. John Nepomucene Church in Pisek will serve a pork and dumpling dinner from 11 a.m. until gone on Sunday, Feb. 19. Menu includes: roast pork, dumplings, sauerkraut, gravy, butter, cranberries and kolache. Dine in or take out meals will be available. You must be a digital subscriber to access this content. Please login below or subscribe today!

Mardi Gras celebration at St. Mary’s in Park River

By jackie@wcrecord.com | February 02, 2023

St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Park River is hosting a Mardi Gras celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Meal options include homemade soups and sandwiches plus a cookie. This is a free will offering lunch. Take-out meals are available, as well as a bake sale. You must be a digital subscriber to access this content. […]