GOOD PEOPLE, GOOD BUSINESS For What It's Worth
Three and one-half months ago, my wife Debbie and I moved into our newly-built home, a perfect combination for a country boy and a city girl. We say we built it because we initiated the process and we... Posted on 9/4/13 at 11:08 AM
HOME IMPROVEMENT WITH ANDY LINDUS Top Home Trends for 2013
Outdoor living areas and screened in porches
Some homeowners have taken outdoor living and relaxing to new heights these days. A trend that has started to emerge with more force in the last five ye... Posted on 5/24/13 at 7:35 AM
THE NEW FORTY Three and a half years...
In late December 2009, Minard Hall at NDSU suffered a partial structural failure. Fortunately, this failure happened at the perfect time - a time when no one was in the building. The construction comp... Posted on 5/22/13 at 7:56 PM
STAFF BLOG DIGGING DEEPER Grand Forks gears up for a summer of construction
Construction is expected to be booming in Grand Forks this summer despite a late start and a shortage of workers.
Cool spring weather kept snow and frost hanging around longer than usual and many con... Posted on 5/20/13 at 1:56 PM
With student enrollment at an all-time high, North Dakota’s largest business school is considering building a new facility. Total student enrollment this fall at UND’s College of Business and Public Administration is 2,007, nearly double what J. Gamble Hall was designed to hold when it was built in 1968, said Laura Dvorak, spokeswoman for the business college.
Facing increased workload like many western North Dakota counties, Stark County commissioners Tuesday approved partnering with a private firm for the county’s building inspection and permitting services.
Residents in the Thompson (N.D.) Public School district will decide next month if they want a $4.5 million expansion. Growing enrollment means more space is needed at the school, which houses kindergarten through senior high classes, officials say.
Two of Crookston’s goals are to increase its housing stock and revitalize a sagging downtown. Both goals will be addressed with a project that will convert a former SuperValu grocery store into senior housing.
A Grand Forks apartment building could be constructed in an “unusual” spot if the city gives the project a green light. Developers have brought forward a plan for an apartment building to be constructed at 2750 and 2900 DeMers Avenue — just west of the Columbia Road overpass.
The Grand Forks Senior Center is looking for a second home. Colette Iseminger, the organization’s executive director, said Tuesday they are negotiating with two landowners for a site for the new facility.
The fugitive owner of an illegally constructed building that collapsed and killed at least 377 people was captured Sunday by a commando force as he tried to flee into India. At the disaster site, meanwhile, fire broke out in the wreckage and forced authorities to suspend the search for survivors temporarily.
Two owners of garment factories in a Bangladesh building that collapsed into a pile of mangled metal and concrete have been arrested as public fury mounts over the accident that left at least 324 dead.
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