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August 26, 2014
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...
August 26, 2014 - 12:39pm
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 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 7, 2014
Traffic change on Grand Forks’ Washington
Traffic signals on Grand Forks’ South Washington Street will be replaced at 17th Avenue South Wednesday, which is a bit earlier than the state Department of Transportation previously said. With the traffic signals turned off for three to five days, drivers on 17th...
August 7, 2014 - 7:53pm
July 27, 2014
More people look to small towns near GF, EGF for homes they can afford
Grand Forks, ND- With housing prices rising in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, many are looking at surrounding bedroom communities for more affordable options. The three closest towns — Manvel, N.D., Thompson, N.D., and Fisher, Minn. — have all seen more interest...
July 27, 2014 - 9:04am
July 26, 2014
Tuning up the business: Oil isn’t the only thing Valvoline is changing
There’s one thing that’s for sure about small towns — everybody knows your business. So when a local business gets a less-than stellar reputation, they know that as well. When Damon Sigman moved into the area in February and became part owner of Valvoline...
business / oil
July 26, 2014 - 10:51am
Longtime community leader remembered for his service
A Jamestown businessman noted for his community involvement is being remembered by his friends in Jamestown and around the state. Fran Romsdal, 63, died Thursday in his home after a two-year battle with cancer. “If he met someone he made them his friend,” said Dwaine...
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July 26, 2014 - 8:57am
July 18, 2014
New hotel planned for East Grand Forks
The city of East Grand Forks has received plans for a hotel next to the Liberty Lanes bowling alley and Shopko store. The plans call for a 67-room three-story Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott to be built on a vacant lot at the corner of Fifth Avenue Northeast...
July 18, 2014 - 9:45am
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
July 15, 2014
Group wants to make public transportation easier for disable riders
Though riding the city bus may just be a mode of transportation for the majority of Grand Forks residents, for people with disabilities, it’s a necessity. “Without city buses, we could not go anywhere,” said Rhonda Anderson, a member of Self-Advocacy Solutions...
July 15, 2014 - 11:44am
New bike path underway along 42nd Street in Grand Forks
Workers from Strata were installing a new bike path on 42nd Street that extends the paved trail from 17th Avenue South and connects it with another new path along 24th Avenue South in Grand Forks Monday. The new path is about a half-mile long and 10 feet wide, and...
July 15, 2014 - 9:58am
July 14, 2014
East Grand Forks power interrupted
Around a quarter of East Grand Forks was without power Monday morning. The power outage happened around 6:30 AM when an underground electric cable shorted out. Residential areas northwest of highway 2 and businesses throughout downtown East Grand Forks were without power. The...
July 14, 2014 - 4:39pm
Struggling to grow local economies in rural Grand Forks
Community leaders in rural Grand Forks County are looking to the proposed Grand Sky UAS technology and business park at Grand Forks Air Force Base to help rejuvenate their local economies. “Larimore, Northwood, Hatton, we’re really struggling to maintain,” said...
July 14, 2014 - 9:52am
Grand Forks group seeks tales of housing woes
A local nonprofit housing group is seeking stories and ideas about the Grand Forks area’s affordable housing shortage. Through “focus groups,” the Grand Forks Community Land Trust wants to hear what anyone from the public has to say about affordable housing in the...
July 14, 2014 - 9:51am