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Published April 12, 2011, 09:14 PM

New EGF Council Member Sworn In

The East Grand Forks Council is whole once again. Ron Vonasek was appointed to the Ward 2 seat.

Newly sworn in councilman Ron Vonasek is taking the vacant Ward 2 seat.

The Ward 2 seat was left vacant after the passing of council member Dick Grassel.

Vonasek says he wants give back to East Grand Forks after 40 years.

"The state isn't going to make it easy for us. So, whatever we can do to cut corners and make it work and still make it work for both the city and the state where I'm shooting for," said newly-elected councilman Ron Vonosek.

The vote passed unanimously.