A long-fought tax battle between Polk County, Minn., and American Crystal Sugar Co. over the value of the beet-processing plants in East Grand Forks and Crookston has been resolved, and both sides say they are glad.
By Stephen J. Lee, Forum Communications Co.
April 22, 2010
Quinn Olson says it’s a way to get better, fresher food out there in a more convenient way. A 1986 graduate of the high school in Fosston, which is about 60 miles southeast of East Grand Forks on U.S. Highway 2, Olson lived in California for about 20 years before moving back a little more than a year ago to care for his mother.
GF and Polk County agents say crops are doing fairly well right now Willie Huot, agricultural extension agent for Grand Forks County, said the high temperatures will mostly help local crops. "By and large, the heat wave here is welcome for agriculture at this time," he said.
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