Small game, waterfowl and furbearer regulations set

Most season structures similar to last year

North Dakota’s 2018 small game, waterfowl and furbearer regulations are set and most season structures are similar to last year. However, one major change from last year involves Canada goose hunting zones. The Canada goose hunting season is divided into three zones – Missouri River, western and eastern. The Missouri River Canada goose zone has the same boundary as last […]

Millennial Views

Compassion for all It was earlier last week when I took a break from editing photos to catch up on the news. It’s always interesting when you see the lead headline is under the pop culture category especially when the president spends most of his time as headlines news. As I clicked on the headline I realized it was a […]

Around the County

Marestail in Walsh County I am just full of good news recently. I discovered a field of marestail, also known as horseweed, in Walsh County. It was in a soybean field and was showing classic resistance to glyphosate and other herbicides they were throwing at it. It looks like they tried another late product that did burn down some of […]

Just a small town girl

Small towns are said to have a mountain of challenges to overcome in order to survive. Main streets are closing down, people are migrating to urban areas and small businesses are trying to compete with online giants. Many may think it’s a recipe for disaster. I happen to think it’s the opposite. Rural living isn’t for the faint hearted. A […]

Days Gone By

This undated photo of the Grafton eighth grade girls basketball team after taking second place in a tournament was brought in to the Walsh County Record office by Mary Johnson. Team members are, front from left, Leanne Burns, Kari Adamsen, Kathy Johnson, Beth Herbel, Connie Mears and Mari Erlandson. Back: Statistician Leanne Demers, Beth Sieben, coach Rick Eng, Sandi Brodeur, […]

Turning back the clock

60 years High temperatures were reported to have quickened the ripening of grain in this area, particularly in the fields seeded late, with the result that the heads have failed to fill, bringing the weight and quality down tremendously. According to the information compiled in the office of County Superintendent A. G. Strand, 3,523 pupils were enrolled in the public […]

Farmer welfare falls short

The Trump administration announced last week it would make approximately $12 billion in government assistance available to farmers hurt by current trade wars with China, Canada, Mexico and the European Union. The move was seen by many as an acknowledgment of a serious problem the president caused with his hard-line foreign and fiscal policies. The amount of money being offered […]

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John Kosobud

Park River

John T. Kosobud, 94, Park River, formerly of Lankin, passed away Friday, July 27, 2018, at First Care Health Center in Park River. John Thomas Kosobud was born on October 6, 1923, to John M. and Mary (Shirek) Kosobud in Latona Township, rural Lankin. He attended District 74 Latona Township #2 for grades one through eight. In 1935, at the […]

Leslie Jensen


Leslie C. Jensen, 74, passed away July 30, 2018, at Essentia Health Hospital, Fargo. Leslie was born April 19, 1944, to Leonard and Bertha (Sundvor) Jensen in Grafton. He grew up in Edinburg where he attended school and graduated high school. Then he continued his education at University of North Dakota and later was appointed to United States Airforce Academy […]