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A statue sits next to a gravesite in Calvary Cemetery. Calvary and the neighboring Memorial Park Cemetery feature typical headstones and decorations throughout the premises, including a fountain at the center of the two graveyards. Just next to these sits the Grand Forks County cemetery, nestled in next to a Pawn Shop with grave markers ranging from a standard plaque to a tiny piece of stone marked with a number for identification. Photo by Kile Brewer/Grand Forks Herald

County, funeral homes and cemeteries pay for charity burials


On the south side of Gateway Avenue just east of Columbia Road in Grand Forks, there is a small field of grass between the back side of a strip mall and Memorial Park Cemetery.

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