2022-10-12 E-Edition

Four days full of small-town fun

107th annual Walsh County Fair

PARK RIVER—For the last 106 years, the Walsh County Fair has drawn in people from the surrounding area that have an interest in all things agriculture and just some wholesome family fun. Dale Pesek, in his third term as president of the fair, is excited for this year’s event and is even more excited to announce that admission will be […]


The sun was just setting west of Oakwood Friday night blending the orange in the sky with the colors of the Berg pumpkin patch.

Legislative forum held at performing arts center

Candidates discuss issues facing voters

GRAFTON— The last of two candidate forums sponsored by Walsh County Job Development Authority (JDA), The Walsh County Record and Walsh County Press was held last Wednesday, Oct. 5 at Grafton Performing Arts Center. Similar to the previous candidate forum that featured Walsh County Commission candidates, last Wednesday’s forum was for legislative candidates seeking office in the newly revamped legislative […]

November general election draws near

Courthouse is county’s lone polling site

COUNTY—This is the last week absentee mail ballot applications will be available in The Walsh County Record. Absentee ballot applications are located in the classified section or by filling out a form at the Walsh County Auditor’s Office located at the courthouse in Grafton. Voters can also go online to fill out an application at vip.sos.nd.gov/absentee. The November general election […]

Council appoints Erovick to vacated position

Residents have 30 days to call for special election

GRAFTON—Brian Erovick survived a 4-3 vote by Grafton City Council on Monday giving him the appointment to replace Chris Lipsh, who vacated his atlarge position on the council two months after being elected in June. Both Erovick and Brad Burianek were the two Grafton residents who had expressed interest in the position by dropping off a written statement at city […]

Klubben sentenced to 18 months in state pen

Grafton man pleads guilty to four felonies

Twenty-year-old Keyshawn James Klubben of Grafton was sentenced Thursday, Oct. 6 to five years in the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to serve 18 months. Upon his release he is to be placed on three years supervised probation. Northeast District Judge Barb Whelan was presented with a plea agreement that was reached between Walsh County States Attorney Kelley Cole and […]

Down the hatch

Grafton’s hard working wastewater department took advantage of a beautiful Tuesday afternoon to check the sewer lines for future street projects. Dylan Degeldre goes down the main hole with a camera while Andrew Martens, left and Cory Burns watch the monitor.

County Court Report

AUGUST 2022 DISPOSITIONS George Joseph Tibert, Pisek, refusal to submit to chemical testgeneric second offense in seven years. Defendant shall pay $1,759 in fines and fees. Defendant shall enroll into the 24/7 program-must be enrolled within five days, set up payment schedule-shall pay $600 today and $100 per month commencing Sept. 15, 2022, one year unsupervised probation, violate no criminal […]

Local Events Calendar:

Friday, Oct. 14 Book and bake sale fundraiser from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at Carnegie Regional Library in Grafton. Scare Oaks 8 Twist of Fate, 8 p.m. – midnight. Saturday, Oct. 15 Trunk- or- Treat, from 2-4 p.m., behind Minto Community Center, bring a bag for candy. Baked goods sale. Scare Oaks 8 Twist of Fate, 8 p.m. – midnight. Sunday, […]