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Grand Forks Council OKs fire requirement
Grand Forks City Council voted Monday to add a section to the city building code requiring builders to cover unfinished basement ceilings with drywall in new homes. The covering is meant to serve as ...
12/3/13 at 12:15 PM Grand Forks fire department staff, builders at odds over proposed code change 12/2/13 at 11:28 AM
THE CITY SCOOP: Blinking safety lights and home ownership incentives 11/18/13 at 1:49 PM
Indoor RV park provides keeps campers and families out of the cold
WATFORD CITY, N.D. When a group of Minnesota partners announced they were planning an indoor RV park to house North Dakota oilfield workers, the idea prompted mixed reactions. So many people thought...
11/30/13 at 12:36 AM Amid protest, Williston mayor appoints panel on affordable housing 11/27/13 at 12:17 AM
Faces of the Boom: After return to hometown, a struggle to stay 11/11/13 at 12:07 AM
Well-done Grand Forks!
There is good news coming out of Grand Forks today. Last evening the Grand Forks City Council led the State of North Dakota into the 21st Century when it voted to ban housing discrimination based on s...
10/8/13 at 8:29 PM
Political notebook: Minnesotans take top financial roundtable jobs
By Don Davis One of Washingtons influential lobbying organizations soon will have a stronger Minnesota leaning with the promotion of a Detroit Lakes native. Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, preside...
8/19/13 at 8:16 AM Group wants more state money to curb homelessness 3/7/13 at 5:17 PM
Consumer Alert: 5 Ways to Spot a Loan Modification Scam
Many homeowners are facing a seemingly never-ending sea of document requests and resubmission of paperwork to their lenders. There is an increase in mail and telephone solicitations as well. Many of t...
4/25/13 at 9:09 AM Refinancing Your Mortgage: 6 steps to determine if it's worth it 4/15/13 at 12:38 PM
Tips for moving out of your foreclosed home 1/18/13 at 9:39 AM
The generation gap of development
I attended on Wednesday morning the monthly meeting of the Business, Government and Education Allliance (BGEA) committee of the Grand Forks-East Grand Forks Chamber of Commerce. The topic was the Gran...
1/9/13 at 5:18 PM Council Meeting 01-17-2012 1/17/12 at 7:00 AM
Council Meeting 10-05-10 10/5/10 at 5:00 AM
Dickinson Housing Resource List
Found at Community Action:http://www.dickinsoncap.org/...
7/13/12 at 8:22 AM
Fargo Skyline Fail
My attempt to draw a skyline is at a standstill. I spliced together 10 pictures that I took while standing on the shoulder of Dakota Drive, just south of 19th avenue north. After a minute of tracin...
5/22/12 at 10:56 AM
The TALL SHIPS Return To Duluth
Here is a unique opportunity to release the "pirate" in your spirit. Position your "eye patch" and head for Duluth this July... The Roald Amundson of Germany Ticket sa...
4/8/10 at 4:51 AM Repubocrats 2/25/10 at 8:05 AM
Worthington in the News
Lately, southwest Minnesota has cropped up a lot in a variety of online locales. Here are a few instances: An article from the Pioneer Press featuring Gary Crippen, a retired appellate judge, who...
1/20/10 at 12:00 PM