2021-03-03

Local Events Calendar:

Thursday, March 4 Grafton Sunshine Senior Citizens Club monthly birthday party, 1:30 p.m., at Senior Center, cake and coffee will be served. Great Plains Food Bank, from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m., at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Park River. Great Plains Food Bank, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., at St. John’s Catholic Church, Grafton. Sunday, March 7 Kosobud Lodge […]

Preparing children for independence

Safety education coming to Grafton

When parents think of leaving their child(ren) home alone, the first thoughts that come to mind are glimpses of Kevin McCallister from the famous family movie, “Home Alone” along with frightening images of your child(ren) running amuck around your home and the fire department being called. However, there is a way to prevent the aforementioned scenario as Safe Kids Grand […]

Sunny news from Sunset


Monday we watched the girls in the tournament games. Many of us have great-grandchildren playing so we have to keep up with them. Susie had snacks and sodas for us while we cheered them on. On Tuesday we had a rolling Bingo store. The activity girls had 3 carts loaded with clothing, snacks, jewelry and odds and ends for us […]

Goings on at the Good Sam


We are enjoying the sunshine these days and warmer temperatures it brings. That below zero stuff is hard to take. We are continuing with scheduled visits Tuesdays thru Saturdays. Please contact Lara Carlson at 701-284-7115 if you would like to schedule a visit. We would like to thank Pastor Hinrichs for sending us a message via YouTube, the residents truly […]

Walsh County Exchange



Any empty nester probably agrees that it’s not as much fun cooking for themselves as it is to cook for a house full. My mother, a young widow, sometimes comments that it’s easier to invite us all over for a meal than cook for herself, as she gets sick of eating the same thing all week. I can empathize, as […]

Birthdays

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. March 4Jonah Daley, […]

Anniversaries

March 18 Jim and Marlys Kjelland, Park River 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 […]

‘World Book Day’

Inside out

Today is World Book Day, an observance that I am just learning about (crazy, I know). Founded by Gail Rebuck, World Book Day was created by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on April 23, 1995 to celebrate authors and books and encourages young people to discover the joys of reading. I’ve always been one to enjoy […]

Aggie giving

Delivering food and monetary donations to Walsh County Food Pantry from the Park River basketball food drive conducted during Park River-F-L Aggie home games are, from left, Brady Omdahl, Elaine Broker, coordinator of the food pantry, John Beneda and Jordan Hollingsworth.

Caring car club

Bonnie Mohagen, left, along with Paul Mohagen, right, representing Valley Cruisers Car Club, recently donated $500 to Elaine Broker, middle, coordinator of Walsh County Food Pantry.