PRAIRIE BUSINESS Sept. issue highlights regional development projects
To say that real estate development in the region is on the upswing would be an understatement. Communities are breaking building permit records and new developments are springing up nearly everywhere... Posted on 9/4/13 at 11:59 AM
STAFF BLOG THE DULLUM FILE Mike Holmes
We'll chat with Mike Holmes, the host of HGTV's Holmes on Homes, this evening on WDAZ News @5.... Posted on 6/6/12 at 6:34 AM
STAFF BLOG WDAZ STORMTRACKER WEATHER Weather Construction
The recent devastating tornado outbreak in Alabama raises concerns about building codes. The fact is, several of the Alabama tornadoes were EF4 (166-200 mph) or EF5 (200 mph or more( and it is simply ... Posted on 5/15/11 at 9:53 AM
HEALTH BEAT Building boom on the prairie
There's been a fairly significant hospital building boom out here on the Minnesota prairie over the past decade. I didn't realize how extensive it was until I started collecting information last mon... Posted on 4/6/10 at 10:32 AM
A Grand Forks apartment building could be constructed in an “unusual” spot if the city gives the project a green light. Developers have brought forward a plan for an apartment building to be constructed at 2750 and 2900 DeMers Avenue — just west of the Columbia Road overpass.
They’re circular, involve only right turns and when mentioned strike fear into the heart of motorists unfamiliar with them. Studies say they reduce the severity of accidents, improve traffic flow and are safer for pedestrians. They’re roundabouts and they’re coming to Grand Forks.
A 58-year-old construction worker from Clear Lake, Minnesota, died while on the job this morning. The accident happened at a road construction site just off I-29 near Manvel. Highway Patrol officers say the yet unnamed man was operating a concrete grinder just before he was killed around 8:00 this morning.
Residents who could be impacted by the Columbia road expansion project expressed their concerns at this evening's City Council meeting. The project would widen three sections of the road in three phases, the first was bid last week and is expected to start next year.
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