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Grand Forks Mayor Mike Brown terminated Urban Development Director Greg Hoover’s employment on Monday as part of a city restructuring effort.


The termination of Hoover’s 11-year career with the city follows a conflict of interest violation regarding federal housing program rules, though City Administrator Todd Feland said that’s not the reason his job was cut.

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Brandi Jewett
Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter with a focus on northwest Minnesota for the Grand Forks Herald. Other positions she has held at the Herald include city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. A native of Valley City, N.D., 24 years worth of winters haven't scared her out of the state yet. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram: @brandijewett
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