Police Blotter

Monday, Dec. 28, 12:30 p.m., property found on Cooper Avenue; 2:18 p.m., stolen vehicle at an undisclosed location; 3:21 p.m., scam on Fourth Street; 7:55 p.m., hold up alarm on 12th Street; 9:04 p.m., hold up alarm on 12th Street. Tuesday, Dec. 29, 5:42 a.m., fire alarm on McHugh Avenue; 7:56 a.m., report of a hit and run accident on […]

Local Events Calendar:

Monday, January 11 Grafton City Council meeting, 6 p.m., at City Hall. Grafton School Board, 5:30 p.m., Grafton High School Board Room. Chapter X P.E.O. Meeting, 7 p.m., via Zoom. Founders Day observance. Check email for specifics. Wednesday, January 13 Pisek American Legion Auxiliary meeting, 7 p.m., at the legion has been discontinued until further notice. Thursday, January 14 First […]

County Court Report

NOVEMBER 2020 FORFEITURES Inoperative seatbelt – Daniel J. Thomas. Drove wrong way on one way- Brandon Charles Watson. Driving without liability insurance driver-second or subsequent violation in three years – Adriana Garcia and George Joseph Tibert. Driving without a license – Cepeda Louis and Logan Michael Fischer. Failed to yield right of way at intersection marked with yield sign – […]

35th annual Minto bologna cook-off postponed

Covid-19 guidelines kept in mind

For the first time in 35 years, the annual Minto Bologna Cook-off has been postponed to a later date in order to adhere to COVID-19 guidelines set in place by the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH). The cook-off, organized by Harvey Avenue Saloon in Minto and faithfully held at the Minto Community Center, typically hosts approximately 300 people each […]

Goings on at the Good Sam

Well, the snow has arrived with the new year. Not so bad when it waits till now to come. We are so happy that our facility is COVID-free, as of when I’m writing this, we hope to keep it that way. Thank you to all the wonderful staff that have helped us to get to this point. We are scheduled […]

Walsh County Veterans Service Office

A refresher: disability compensation Service-connected disability compensation is a monetary benefit that is paid to veterans who are disabled by an injury or illness that was incurred or aggravated during active military service. These disabilities are considered to be serviceconnected and will be treated by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the duration of the veterans life. Compensation is also […]

Walsh County Exchange

Congratulations, we survived the year of 2020. As 2020 was rang in, I highly doubt anybody anticipated a year of a pandemic, a toilet paper shortage, or knew what the term “social distance” meant. We all adjusted and as we close out, we have vaccines and better days ahead. We have a lot for which to be grateful. Regardless, some […]


Send name, address and date of birthday to The Walsh County Record, 402 Hill Ave., Grafton, ND 58237. Please, no phone calls. Deadline is Monday noon. Remember the person’s birthday has to be after the date of the newspaper that week. Birthday lists will not be kept on file and will have to be resubmitted each year. January 8Cade Uhrich, […]


Send couple’s names, address and anniversary date to The Walsh County Record, 402 Hill Ave., Grafton, ND 58237. Please, no phone calls. Deadline is Monday noon. Remember the anniversary has to be after the date of the newspaper that week. Anniversary lists will not be kept on file and must be resubmitted each year. January 22Dale and Arlene (Duray)Demers, Madison, […]

Inside out

'Don't let the door hit you 2020!'

What a year it was. 2020 was like an argument between husband and wife, where the wife leaves the room and keeps coming back to say, “and another thing,” because her first point was simply not enough. It’s just insane how 2020 came in and destroyed everything in its path, all with one weapon – coronavirus. It feels as though […]