Sandi Marshall is a newcomer to city politics but no novice to making tough decisions and standing by her principles. Marshall has a long history of both successful business leadership and stewardship in state government. Ward 5 has the opportunity to be represented by a reasoned and fair individual.
UND social work assistant professor and Near Southside neighborhood resident Bret Weber recently filed petitions to run for the council seat occupied for 30 years by Eliot Glassheim, who is not running for reelection.
Ward 7 rep has served nearly 12 years Curt Kreun, elected to the Grand Forks City Council in 2000, also is a District 43 Republican representative in the North Dakota Legislature. He said he would continue to serve there.
Video of Grand Forks Mayor Mike Brown's state of the city address will
be streamed online at noon today. "The theme of the state of the city is the Grand Forks promise and keeping the Grand Forks promise," Brown said.
During the event, Democratic-NPL residents of Districts 17, 18, 19, 42 and 43 will elect new district leadership and delegates to the state convention next month. Several statewide Democratic-NPL candidates will speak at the Grand Forks district endorsing convention.
NYC native found a home and a cause in city, state government Eliot Glassheim will run for another term to the North Dakota House of Representatives, where the Democrat first served a term in 1975. Voters returned him to the House in 1993, and he's been a state representative in District 18 since. But Glassheim, who turns 74 Friday, has decided his current City Council term is his last.
In a news release today, the group praised Rep. Michelle Bachmann, R-Minn., for “her effective and unflagging support of the Tea Party movement in Congress, her courage and her unyielding patriotism and love of country.”
Alerus Center employees are getting closer to becoming city employees.
City Human Resources Director Daryl Hovland, in a report to the Finance and Development Committee on Monday, said 18 full-time employees of the city-owned event center’s management firm VenuWorks are set to become contracted city workers Jan. 1 pending the City Council’s approval of the transition.
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