GREATER GRAND FORKS YOUNG PROFESSIONALS 'Tis the Season for Weatherization
On May 2, 2013, the daytime high temperature in Grand Forks hovered at only 38 degrees, nearly thirty degrees below normal. Just eleven days later on May 13, the city saw the mercury rise to 91. North... Posted on 11/26/13 at 4:08 PM
STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT CITY BITS: Grand Forks seeking input on new website
Grand Forks is planning to debut a new city website in spring 2014 but wants residents to weigh in on what they want out of it.
Residents can give input through a series of surveys, which the city wi... Posted on 11/12/13 at 6:43 PM
IT'S SIMPLY GRAND! ENDRacing's Iceman Triathlon is coming our way
Today's post comes from guest blogger, Andy Magness, with Extreme North Dakota Racing and Ground UP Adventures...
Extreme North Dakota Racing, or ENDracing for short is now in its fifth year of putti... Posted on 1/10/13 at 12:53 PM
Grand Forks has some work to do if it wants to retain and attract more young professionals and university students, according to preliminary results of three focus groups and a survey conducted by a consulting company this fall.
The answers could be important — some of the key findings released this week by Next Generation Consulting show the region could face a big financial impact in the coming years as more youth choose to move away.
Gov. John Hoeven told a Grand Forks an organization of young professionals Tuesday that groups such as theirs throughout North Dakota are helping to make it more attractive to the young workers needed by the state’s economy.
A new survey that will help find why young adults stay in the region or why they leave kicks off this fall, and an event to celebrate the survey is being held to highlight the importance of the answers for the community.
The Launch in the Loft event will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the fifth floor loft at 322 Demers Ave., downtown Grand Forks. It is free and open to all community members, and will feature food and drinks by Rhombus Guys and music by Jarrod Schell and Matt Strand.
Matt Buckley, Greenberg Realty, recently was awarded the Graduate Realtors Institute designation by the North Dakota Association of Realtors after completing 90 hours of classroom instruction, covering subjects such as contract law, professional standards, sales and marketing, finance and risk reduction. Buckley holds two bachelor’s degrees from UND.
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