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Jan Burke is unsure of where she will go after packing up her house on North Fifth Street near Central High School that she rents from the Grand Forks School District when she leaves at the end of the month. Burke has lived in the home for the past ten years and learned that the School District plans to demolish the house and two other properties to make room for a parking lot. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks School District parking lot project would evict apartment residents

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Janet Burke worries that she soon won’t have a place to go as her home of 10 years is slated to be demolished for a school parking lot.


The 62-year-old’s Near North Grand Forks apartment was purchased last year by the Grand Forks Public School District, and she is being evicted April 30.

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Charly Haley
Charly Haley covers city government for the Grand Forks Herald. As night reporter, she also has many general assignments. Before working at the Herald, she was a reporter at the Jamestown Sun and interned at The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, Detroit Lakes Newspapers and the St. Cloud Times. Haley is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, and her hometown is Sartell, Minn.
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