Jimmy Deitz, who owns the house at the corner of University Avenue and North Sixth Street in Grand Forks, got the notion to cover the building in polka dots from a painter friend.
Grand Forks Herald, 05/01/2012
The contract that Moorhead-based American Crystal Sugar Co. signed last week with the Bakery Worker’s union at a subsidiary in Sidney, Mont., is similar to the contract the company offered to locked-out union workers at its Red River Valley factories, a company executive said this week.
But a union leader here said there are key differences.
Grand Forks Herald, 04/26/2012
A new nine- to 12-hole disc golf course in Grand Forks got a preliminary thumbs-up from city leaders Tuesday. City staff brought maintenance cost estimates to the City Council’s service committee, which totaled $2,800 a year. The cost of equipment and setup would be borne by the Park District and the Grand Forks Disc Golf Association.
Grand Forks Herald, 04/11/2012
Two fires in rural Grand Forks County kept the Thompson Fire Department busy Friday morning and prompted the sheriff to issue a burn ban until whenever it isn’t as dangerous to burn things outside.
Grand Forks Herald, 04/06/2012
The northwest Minnesota town of Plummer, population 292, was evacuated for a time this morning after a semi-truck crashed into a train, according to a Canadian Pacific Railway spokesman. The driver of the truck died at the scene, the State Patrol said. It has not released the driver's name.
Grand Forks Herald, 03/31/2012
Healthcare group wants city help to buy rival
The Grand Forks City Council agreed Monday night to begin the public hearing process that would allow it to, essentially, help Altru Health System buy its rival.
Grand Forks Herald, 03/20/2012
Some members disagree with ‘rush to judgment’
City Council member Doug Christensen proposed that city officials perhaps ought to visit Fantasy’s, the Fargo adult-oriented store that owns the website. All of it was in the name of research. The question for the council at its meeting Monday night was whether it ought to, if not ban outright, at least put up barriers to keep Fantasy’s from opening a branch in north Grand Forks, about a block away from Winship Elementary School.
Grand Forks Herald, 03/19/2012
Grand Forks mayor’s assistant among them
Pete Haga, longtime assistant to Grand Forks’ Mayor Mike Brown, is among three finalists for a new vice president position at UND charged with public affairs and outreach.
Grand Forks Herald, 03/09/2012
Grand Forks Mayor Mike Brown's State of the Union address Wednesday, written at the 11th grade level. That's more complex than most State of the Union addresses of the past 30 years. Does it matter? It depends on what you think of readability tests.
Grand Forks Herald, 02/22/2012
The school is seeking permission today from the State Board of Higher Education to start a new doctoral program in aerospace sciences, which would include disciplines in aviation and space studies.
Grand Forks Herald, 02/22/2012
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