Come one come all

Starting Monday, Aug. 16 through Thursday, Aug. 19, there will be Vacation Bible School, from 6-7:30 p.m., at Grafton Lutheran Church. Meal at 5:15 p.m., crafts, lessons, games and music start at 6 p.m. for grades pre-K through 6. Event is free and bring a friend. Finale worship and carnival on Thursday, Aug. 19, supper from 5:30-6:30 p.m. program at […]

Park River threshing show set for Aug. 29

The 46th annual Northeast North Dakota Pioneer Machinery Association Threshing Show will be held Sunday, Aug. 29, in Park River. Admission is $5, with children 12 and under admitted free of charge. The schedule for the day includes a Livestock Association sponsored breakfast with serving from 7:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Extension building, parade at 1 p.m., live […]

Play day for preschool, kindergarten students

Come out to the playground at Century Elementary on Monday, Aug. 16, from 6-7:30 p.m., there will be a picnic, games, crafts and free play on the playground. Meet other families and make new friends. This event is for incoming preschoolers and kindergartners. Please RSVP by calling Kellie at 701-352-1930 (#1) between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Police Blotter

Monday, August 2, 11:03 a.m., welfare check on 12th Street; 11:17 a.m., suspicious object/package on Summit Avenue; 3:01 p.m., paper service on Wakeman Avenue; 3:07 p.m., paper service on Wakeman Avenue; 3:10 p.m., paper service on Wakeman Avenue; 3:12 p.m., paper service on Wakeman Avenue; 3:15 p.m., paper service on Wakeman Avenue; 3:18 p.m., paper service on Wakeman Avenue; 4:59 […]

Local Events Calendar

Thursday, August 12 Minto Thursday Night Cookout, 5-7 p.m., served by Zion English Lutheran Church Youth Group. Serving hamburgers, brats, hot dogs and more for a free will offering. First Care Health Center Auxiliary monthly meeting, 2 p.m., at Park River ambulance building. Walsh County Three Rivers Soil Conservation District monthly meeting, 8 a.m., at conservation office. Saturday, August 14 […]

Chamber Chalk the walk

Winners named in local contest

As summer events are dwindling down with school just around the corner, Grafton’s Chamber of Commerce commenced a citywide chalk competition to keep kids engaged in a creative and entertaining manner. Every participant from July 22 to Aug. 1 was rewarded with an ice cream treat or Popsicle to stay motivated. Expressing themselves, sidewalk pieces done by local children were […]

Sunny news from Sunset

Sunday we had devotional service at 9:15 a.m., unfortunately due to circumstances there was no Mass in the afternoon. The movie matinee was “Penguin Bloom.” Our Monday fitness club was a workout to easy listening favorites. We sang along with some and just hummed as we stretched to others. Money Monday Bingo filled the afternoon, it was our last chance […]

Dabble with Dell

Bread is something that most all of us love, especially the homemade kind. With fruit produce so readily available, I thought I would combine the two. I hope you enjoy these fun delicious recipes. Plum Good Bread2 cups flour3/4 cup sugar1 tablespoon baking powder1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1 cup quick oats32 ounce canned purple plums,drained and chopped2 […]

First Birthday

Evelyn Anne LaBonte, daughter of Lee LaBonte and Amanda Reidhammer of Grafton, will celebrate her first birthday Aug. 15, 2021.


August 13John S. Klava, GraftonAugust 14Seth Misialek, GraftonAugust 16Guy Demers (60), OakwoodAugust 17Braden Campbell, Grafton August 19Lynn Nelson, MinotCheri Dvorak, GraftonAugust 22Corey Wysocki, MintoChelsea Wysocki, MintoAugust 25Mark Tibert, Minto 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 […]