April 30, 2014 RSS feed / Opinion

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Days Gone By

In September of 1962, Northwestern Bell Telephone operator Ann Thompson of Grafton plugged in the first official phone call made through the new switchboard as the system in the Grafton office made t More...

Campsfire

More than the minimum  Minnesota recently passed legislation raising its minimum wage to $9.50 by 2016 compared to the federal level of $7.25. Also, President Obama has proposed raising the federal level to $10.10 per hour by 2015. More...

Extension Exchange

If you haven’t been already, it’s time to start thinking about your gardens!  More...

Racism, hypocrisy alive, well

Much thought was given before deciding to wade into the boiling cauldron of public opinion which is currently bubbling around L.A. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years   More...

Memories rekindled in a box

Over Easter weekend a little more than a week ago, my wife Chris and I and family spent the weekend in Windom, Minn., with my parents. More...

Herald article incorrect about Simonson Lumber closing

This is written in response to the article in the Grand Forks Herald on 4/25/14 about the Grafton Simonson Lumber closing. We feel that there are some discrepancies that need to be addressed!  More...