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April editor's note: The heart of the matter
Downtown revitalizations are happening throughout the country and it is exciting to see the same trend happening locally, in our regions hubs as well as in our smaller communities. Downtowns are the ...
4/3/14 at 3:11 PM
Like father, like father, like son: UND alum and third-generation North Dakotan Joel Brown continues family legacy in oil industry
By David Dodds, University & Public Affairs writer You could say oil runs in the Brown family just like it does deep beneath the western North Dakota soil they call home. Grandpa Al Brown became...
8/20/13 at 2:52 PM A STEM for the fruit of tomorrow 7/24/13 at 4:47 PM
City of Grand Forks, UND form the Community and Campus Committee on High-Risk Alcohol Use 7/19/13 at 4:42 PM
If you have special needs, emergency preparedness plan should be high priority
With flood risks about to increase quickly in parts of the Northern Plains, and with a spring and summer of weather warnings ahead, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more apparent. Thats es...
4/24/13 at 1:02 PM Program provides financial option for life-enhancing gifts 11/27/12 at 3:57 PM
Adventures in Subbing: Inner City School pt 2
Part one was about the hoopla; this post is about the nuts and bolts of the student struggles in North Minneapolis. When the 6th and 7th graders I taught this day eventually got down to work (which t...
2/14/13 at 10:03 AM Unknown Ordinances: Why Fines Aren't Fine for Budget Use 5/16/12 at 10:33 AM
Neighborhood Spotlight #1: The Character 3/9/12 at 5:40 PM
Guy Fieri's Times Square Restaurant Torn Apart in New York Times
Guy Fieri, the neon spiky-haired host of the Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins and Dives show, opened up a huge new restaurant in Times Square and from every review I've seen, the place is a monstrosit...
11/14/12 at 2:55 PM The $100 Hot Dog 2/3/12 at 12:09 AM
5/22/12 at 5:49 AM Television City 7/13/10 at 4:28 AM
How to Fix Your (Broken) Grand Forks City Calendar 1/20/10 at 7:45 AM
When the going gets tough
When the going gets tough; the tough call on professional managers. A couple of recent stories indicate that governments turn more to professional management, or "technocrats," for help when governmen...
11/21/11 at 11:03 AM
Congratulations Grand Forks!
Grand Forks achieved national recognition as one of Americas Promise Alliances 100 Best Communities for Young People presented by ING for its initiatives to help young people. The competition recogniz...
10/12/11 at 10:07 AM
Getting more people to your blog from your website
As I meet with people to sing the praises of areavoices, I've heard, "Oh, we don't need a blog. We have a great website." I usually say something along the lines of "Why not have both?" Experienced bl...
2/14/11 at 2:04 PM Areavoices Digest #9 - November 17, 2010 11/17/10 at 3:31 PM
Nontraditional church plants seeds in downtown Fargo
Posted on Brett Moser’s Facebook profile is the phrase “Religion Sucks.” Seems like an odd thing for a pastor to say. Of course, Moser isn’t a traditional pastor, and his River...
6/19/10 at 3:56 AM Valley City church earns honor 5/30/10 at 1:22 PM