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Senator Heitkamp gaining momentum with bill aimed at helping Native American children
Spandex pants not allowed at Oak Grove this school year
Farmers welcome recent record-breaking rainfall
Minnesota native killed in Syria fighting for Isis
Andrew Sadek's mother believes foul play was involved in her son's death
RedHawks sign Simunic to three-year contract extension
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Alex Woken scores goals in U18 Game against Canada
Women's Soccer: NDSU 8 Presentation College 0
CFL: Saskatchewan 20 British Columbia 16
Grand Forks Businesses See Economic Boost as UND Begins Classes Monday
$150 million convention center eyed for North Dakota oil patch
Community Health says data stolen in cyber attack from China
Dollar General enters race for Family Dollar with $8.95 billion bid
F-M Hornbacher's stores could be affected by Supervalu data breach
Motorcycle ride hopes to help save the lives of children for Project Lifesaver
Teens help raise cash, awareness for pets
Annual Rydell Car & Bike Show to Feature Classic Vehicles, Charity Auction
GR8 Outdoors - Rolling On The River Marathon
Some choose to refuse or delay childhood immunizations on moral, philosophical grounds
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August 26, 2014
42nd Street art supporters present progress to Grand Forks City Council
Supporters of the 42nd Street Arts Corridor revealed more details on the project Monday — including a request for more city funding —...
19 hours 32 min ago
Grand Forks music festival will benefit animal shelter
Grand Forks’ latest music festival will be going to the dogs — and that’s exactly what organizers want. The first Woofstock...
19 hours 34 min ago
First Grand Forks roundabout cause of confusion for some
Some Grand Forks residents are running in circles — literally — because of the city’s first roundabout, which opened to traffic recently at 24th Avenue South and South 34th Street. Grace McNally, who lives near the roundabout, said she has seen people who have...
19 hours 41 min ago
August 20, 2014
47th Avenue South to reopen when South Middle School starts
Construction on 47th Avenue South in Grand Forks is scheduled to wrap up just in time for the start of the school year, a city official said. The road from South Washington Street to South Middle School has been shut down for construction most of the summer, but Principal...
August 20, 2014 - 4:11pm
August 19, 2014
Grand Forks Council changes mind on life jackets for Mud Run
Participants in the upcoming Uff Da Mud Run will be allowed to swim without life jackets after Grand Forks City Council on Monday took back its recent decision to require life jackets. The new decision comes after mud run organizer Andy Magness, of Extreme North Dakota...
August 19, 2014 - 8:46pm
Grand Forks budget proposal includes lower property tax rate, higher utility fees
Mayor Mike Brown’s preliminary 2015 budget includes a lower property tax rate and an increase in utility fees, as presented Monday to Grand Forks City Council. As the city’s property values have increased the past year, the value of a mill — a unit used to set...
August 19, 2014 - 3:44pm
August 18, 2014
Grand Forks Council meetings to air live online
The Grand Forks City Council meetings will be live-streaming its meetings online starting Monday. Anyone should be able to go to GrandForksgov.com and watch the City Council meeting at 5:30 p.m., said Pete Haga, community/government relations officer for the city. ...
August 18, 2014 - 10:30am
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
Rape case goes to jury
The jury went into deliberation in the rape case against Antonio Raheem Matthews at about 10 a.m. in Grand Forks. Matthews, 21, is charged in state district court with eight felonies, the most serious of which are three counts of gross sexual imposition, each carrying a maximum...
August 15, 2014 - 11:18am
August 14, 2014
Grand Forks schools mull lower taxes
The Grand Forks Public School District could be looking at no increase in the property tax rate for the 2014-2015 school year, district staff told the finance committee Wednesday. Business Manager Ed Gerhardt presented three financial scenarios that each anticipated...
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August 14, 2014 - 10:01am
August 5, 2014
Downtown Grand Forks group schedules first concert
The Grand Forks Downtown Development Association announced an end of the summer concert this week. Rockin’ on the Red, scheduled for Sept. 20, will feature bands The Front Fenders and Redline, both out of Fargo. Redline is a new country band, and The Front...
August 5, 2014 - 8:17pm
July 18, 2014
Grand Forks County defers decision on same-sex marriage
Some Grand Forks County employees asked the County Commission to recognize same-sex marriages in the county policy manual recently, but commissioners decided to table the issue at their meeting Tuesday. “It’s not like I’m for or against anything, I just don’t...
July 18, 2014 - 9:47am
July 16, 2014
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
New general manager takes the helm at Columbia Mall
BARRINGTON, IL, July 16 - Justin Valinski, a Grand Forks native, has been named general manager of Columbia Mall, announced mall owner GK Development, Inc. “Justin’s experience in various aspects of leasing, project management, and merchant relations will be instrumental in...
July 16, 2014 - 10:43am
Grand Forks street gets new type of turn signal
When construction on South Washington Street in Grand Forks is finished, drivers will see a new type of turn signal. At intersections with stoplights, flashing yellow arrows pointing left will indicate that drivers making a left turn must yield to oncoming traffic. The...
July 16, 2014 - 9:14am