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US Drought Monitor Map says North Dakota is abnormally dry
Council holds off on alcohol laws
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Hope Church to buy Grand Cities Mall
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August 28, 2014
1 Million Cups plans Grand Forks visit, aims to connect entrepreneurs
A national program aimed at connecting local entrepreneurs is coming to Grand Forks next month. The program, "1 Million Cups," will launch 9 a.m. on Sept. 10 at the Third Street Gallery, 310 Kittson Ave. The weekly program will feature representatives of two start-up...
August 28, 2014 - 12:21pm
August 27, 2014
Grand Forks to hire more building inspectors using increased revenue from building permits
The recent building boom in Grand Forks has caused more work for the city Inspections Department — but it has also produced the money to pay for additional staff. The city’s preliminary 2015 budget includes hiring two new building inspectors to keep up with the...
August 27, 2014 - 9:37am
Boat rental project ready to start on Red River
A swell of canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards is expected to hit the Red River shores next week after a Grand Forks boathouse project experienced building delays. Ground Up Adventures, a local nonprofit group that promotes outdoor recreation, has been pushing...
August 27, 2014 - 9:35am
State mill posts second-highest profit ever
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Mill posted its second-highest profit on record in fiscal year 2014 and is off to a strong start in 2015, but concerns linger about rail service delays, President and General Manager Vance Taylor said Tuesday. For the year ending June...
August 27, 2014 - 9:17am
August 15, 2014
Police frequent Simplot strike
Police have been called to the J.R. Simplot Co. plant in Grand Forks more than 30 times since a strike began two weeks ago. Callers have reported incidents ranging from traffic issues, disorderly conduct, criminal trespass and assault. Between the strike’s first day...
August 15, 2014 - 3:33pm
August 14, 2014
Macy's cuts same-store sales forecast, shares drop
(Reuters) - Macy's Inc cut its full-year same-store sales forecast, after second-quarter sales failed to make up for weakness in the first quarter when harsh winter weather kept shoppers away. Macy's earnings for the quarter ended Aug. 2 also missed the average analyst...
August 14, 2014 - 9:57am
August 7, 2014
Grand Forks Choice Health and Fitness leader to retire
The first superintendent for Choice Health and Fitness in Grand Forks announced his retirement Thursday. Cam Tweten, 58, will officially retire Sept. 12, according to a news release. He has worked in the fitness industry in Grand Forks for 37 years, and has been the superintendent...
August 7, 2014 - 7:56pm
August 4, 2014
Grand Forks firms seek loan changes from city
Grand Forks city officials are discussing outstanding loans to two local manufacturers, one of which is at risk of becoming delinquent. The loans were issued through the Bank of North Dakota as part of an economic development assistance program to Telpro and to Pribula...
August 4, 2014 - 4:39pm
July 18, 2014
Federal security charge for flights adds to fare costs
One of the federal fees tacked on to the price of plane tickets is increasing by more than 100 percent on Monday. According to an...
July 18, 2014 - 10:13am
July 16, 2014
Apple agrees to conditional $450 million e-books antitrust accord
Apple Inc has agreed to pay $450 million to resolve U.S. state and consumer claims the iPad manufacturer conspired with five major publishers...
July 16, 2014 - 11:49am
Rural Grand Forks County discuss ways to attract new residents, businesses
LARIMORE, N.D. — As Henry Borysewicz listened Tuesday to developers of an unmanned-aircraft tech park just down the road talk about jobs coming to the area, he wondered how wide the communication gap is in rural America. “I live four miles out town and I can’t...
July 16, 2014 - 10:46am
Devils Lake’s new Walmart opens Wednesday
The new Walmart Supercenter opens Wednesday in Devils Lake. Officials will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The store will then open at 8 a.m. Despite a tight labor market, store manager Monica Greidl reported that “hiring has gone well.” The...
July 16, 2014 - 9:10am
July 14, 2014
Digi-Key quietly adds 100 Fargo jobs
FARGO – A year ago this month, a handful of employees started fulfilling orders for Digi-Key, a Thief River Falls, Minn.-based electronic parts supplier from Fargo. Now, Digi-Key is on track to have more than 100 employees here by the end of the summer. About...
July 14, 2014 - 9:56am
July 3, 2014
Requested cell tower in Grand Forks tabled
The Grand Forks Planning and Zoning Commission tabled a Verizon Wireless request for a cellphone tower on 32nd Avenue South. A Verizon representative told the commission Tuesday that the area needs more cell coverage, but city planners said they don’t want the 40-foot...
July 3, 2014 - 10:01am