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What's Up Wednesday!
What's Up This Weekend in the Grand Cities? This weekend, the UND women's basketball team takes on rival North Dakota State, and GGFYP hosts an Ugly Sweater Hockey party. Thursday, December 12 L...
12/11/13 at 1:52 PM 'Tis the Season for Weatherization 11/26/13 at 4:08 PM
What's Up Wednesday! 11/20/13 at 3:14 PM
First Lutheran Church may have canceled its lutefisk dinner, but for those Northlanders who cannot go without the taste of that lutefisk on their lips, there is a new hope: Elim Lutheran Church will h...
12/4/13 at 11:00 PM Make it a great one 11/26/13 at 11:00 PM
Toy drive rolling 11/25/13 at 11:00 PM
Community Foundation 'forks' over grants for youth-friendly ideas
People arrived at the Empire Arts Center on Thursday ready to pitch their ideas for projects that would make Grand Forks a friendlier place for young people. Their pitch gave them a chance to earn ...
11/22/13 at 4:26 PM Grand Forks homebuilding nonprofit making progress on two homes 10/29/13 at 3:52 PM
Federal government shutdown could cut aid to violence victims in Grand Forks 10/9/13 at 12:11 PM
UND Center for Community Engagement Stone Soup Award winners announced
Grand Forks County Social Services was named outstanding community partner at a University of North Dakota awards ceremony Thursday, Nov. 14 that recognized community-university academic partnerships ...
11/15/13 at 9:25 AM UND Stone Soup Awards nominations recognize outstanding civic engagement 11/6/13 at 1:09 PM
Greater Grand Forks community invited to open forum on UND reaccreditation Oct. 28, help University move from great to exceptional 10/24/13 at 3:13 PM
A Peek Backstage
Ill make a man out of you! So sing the young actors to Victoria Rose Lee, as Mulan, on stage at the Fire Hall Theatre last weekend. The cast of 28 have been rehearsing the show since early September, ...
11/7/13 at 2:53 PM
Channel your outrage elsewhere...
I am irritated with the Hallmark Ugly Sweater uproar. If you have missed this story thus far, let me sum it up: some folks have their panties in a bunch because Hallmark put "Don we now our fun appare...
11/3/13 at 12:16 PM Well-done Grand Forks! 10/8/13 at 8:29 PM
Calling all party animals! 9/2/13 at 6:54 PM
Exciting Times for Scouting in the Northern Lights Council
I sincerely hope that you have enjoyed summer! Personally, I can testify that this was one of the best summers I have experienced. When I travel around the Northern Lights Council, I always get asked ...
10/1/13 at 4:22 PM Northern Lights Council Recognized for Marketing Excellence by the National Boy Scouts of America 7/5/12 at 4:12 PM
Scouting for Food Community Good Turn 3/23/12 at 4:03 PM
Shoes for kids being delivered to local schools
Boxes of new Nike running shoes were delivered to seven West Fargo elementary schools yesterday as part of the Shoes for Kids program that will donate 1,000 shoes to 30 elementary schools in the Fargo...
8/16/13 at 4:01 PM Health center superheroes use MediQHome to help patients 5/10/13 at 3:35 PM
Blue Cross Blue Shield to hold job fair for PRACS workers 3/25/13 at 12:26 PM
Benefits of Volunteering
One of the better-known benefits of volunteering is the impact on the community. Unpaid volunteers are often the glue that holds a community together. Volunteering allows you to connect to your commun...
6/20/13 at 11:59 AM Service 1/22/13 at 10:00 AM
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service 1/21/13 at 10:00 AM
Career Forums + Career Outlook = Promising Jobs for Students...
Central and Red River High School Career Centers promote job shadowing and career forums throughout the school year to all of our high school students in the Grand Forks School District. During the mo...
5/13/13 at 8:19 AM Thank You Junior Achievement Sponsors & Volunteers... 8/20/12 at 8:53 AM
Career Forums Prove Beneficial for GFPS Students... 3/20/12 at 10:43 AM
Saturday, April 20th come out to the Purpur Arena with yourchildren age birth-7,for a Hands on Learning Fair. 10 Am- 1Pm Fun learning activities, parent information displays and hear the Mayor's pr...
4/13/13 at 12:01 PM Mary Adkins 1/20/13 at 3:51 AM
20 Ways to Light Up Your Community with Kindness! 12/26/12 at 1:35 AM
So You're Moving to BoomTown, USA... Now What?
You hear about oilfield boomtowns everywhere in the media, some outlets even going so far as to compare them to a modern-day Wild West. The thought of actually moving to one of these towns can be daun...
3/4/13 at 12:42 PM
Weekly Memo 1-25-13
Each Weekly Memo to the City Council and the agenda packet is also provided on theCity Councilweb page. WEEKLY UPDATE: Legislative Update There was a flurry of activity this week in the media and a...
1/25/13 at 3:45 PM Weekly Memo 11-4-11 11/4/11 at 12:20 PM
Work Session 10-25-11 10/25/11 at 6:00 AM
THE GREATER GRAND FORKS COMMUNITY THEATRE presents . . . Forever Plaid in Plaid Tidings That whimsical quartet is back on Earth to put a little rhythm in your step this holiday season. The boy band ...
11/23/12 at 3:26 PM Chuck and Rock 11/23/11 at 11:26 AM
Graduation Day 5/14/10 at 8:11 AM
Round Lake, Minnesota: An example of where the job growth should be
When you hear of creating jobs, what comes to mind? A better living for yourself and your family? Having enough money to travel to the places you want to? Paying down or even paying off your debts? ...
10/12/12 at 5:41 AM