June 7, 2017 RSS feed / News

American Crystal reaches labor agreement

Workers secure pay increase with $2,250 bonus

American Crystal Sugar Company (ACSC) reached an agreement with Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Union (BCTGU) May 18 after talks stalled after a final offer in which union representatives walked away from the negotiations tab More...

Grafton Fine Arts Club draws 48 blood donors

Grafton Fine Arts Club has sponsored a very successful blood drive. The drive held in Grafton on April 4 saw 48 people volunteer to donate blood and 47 were able to give. More...

Soils committee takes another step forward on ag land valuation

Gudajtes formula assists on fair tax equalization

Walsh County Soils Committee ( WCSC) came together Tuesday at the USDA Ag Center in Park River to discuss agricultural land valuation and listen to a specially prepared presentation from Andy Gudajtes.  More...

Conservation Corner

Don't throw responsibility down the drain   More...

History erased

The Holt Bridge, over 100 years old and tired out, was once a major crossing over the Park River, just off the path of old Highway 81 west of Grafton. Construction crews removed the truss bridge Tuesday morning.   More...

Grafton School Board candidates square off on education views

Suda, Mayfield, Torkelson on Tuesday’s ballot

Grafton School District will be holding elections June 13 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Grafton High School commons area.  School board president Donald Suda is being challenged by Brian Mayfield, both have filed for the at-large position. More...

Sounds of summer

Lifeguard Deven Johnson blows the opening whistle at the Grafton Swimming Pool Thursday as Grafton Parks and Recreation begin their 2017 season. Weather for opening week was in the 90s bringing a large crowd to cool off.   More...