Drayton’s Main Street locked out by the lockout

October 15, 2011 at 3:30 pm in Grand Forks Herald

As smallest Red River Valley community with American Crystal Sugar plant, Drayton feels pinch of lockout even moreDrayton likely is the hardest hit community proportionally of the five Red River Valley plant sites because its population of 800 is the smallest, about half of Hillsboro’s. But some see a greater harm than lost wages and lower beet payments to growers, not the least in community relationships — some which may never be mended.
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