RYAN BAKKEN: An Extra End to smokingFor 37 years, Grafton bar owner allowed smoking, but now says ‘times have change’
A smoke-free bar isn’t exactly a proven business plan here. “Three tried it. All three failed miserably,” Extra End owner John Aasand said Monday. Despite that history, starting March 1, Aasand will be the fourth Grafton bar owner to give it a whirl. He’s confident the going-out-of-business streak will be snapped.
By: Ryan Bakken, Grand Forks Herald