September 23, 2015 RSS feed / Opinion

Thought police

" What one does and what one says is a pretty good criterion of what one is."— Rilie R. Morgan, Nov. 7, 1923   I know what you’re thinking. More...

Turning back the clock

60 years  Over 40 nominations for “Outstanding Young Farmer” in Walsh and Pembina counties had been received by the Grafton Junior Chamber of Commerce, announced John Donnelly, general chairman of the contest.  More...

Political doublespeak

I will be the first to admit that before taking on the challenge of filling the role of a newspaper editor, I never gave much thought about any political race or campaign. It didn’t matter to me. More...

Conway Columnist

Discontent drives the Trump, Sanders campaigns   The phenomenon of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders attracting thousands of supporters has added new uncertainties to an otherwise“ho hum!” election cycle. More...

Reader wants to separate school and city

Last week’s edi tor ial lamented the city of Grafton’s lack of action regarding the Central Middle School playground issue. I congratulate mayor Chris West and the council for not getting involved in the issue.  More...

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Days Gone By

A group of Grafton volunteer firemen look over the new rural fire truck – a 1980 Ford – that had just arrived in Grafton, replacing a 4-wheel drive 1954 truck currently being used by the department. More...

Around the County

Dates to remember  Oct. 10: Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Seminar, Extension office, Park River, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Oct. More...

Legislative Report

Tax training  More...