THE WEST WING Weekly Memo 1-13-13
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Red River State Recreational Area Campground
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A U.S.-Canadian panel urged both nations Friday to consider installing water retention structures to boost levels on Lake Huron and Lake Michigan, which fell to their lowest point on record in January and have lagged well below their historical average since the late 1990s.
After decades of neglect, five old brick buildings at Fort Snelling that saw service from the Spanish-American War through World War II will be renovated into apartments for homeless veterans and their families.
The $21.4 million USDA Rural Development loans were approved this month – more than $11.3 million for the 42,000-square-foot tribal college and $10.1 million for the 27,400-square-foot government center.
North Dakota has absorbed a couple of insults in the past couple of weeks, one of them trivial and one of them hurtful. The suggestion that North Dakota is “the worst place on earth” (made in a movie called “The Five-Year Engagement”) is easy to shrug off. Probably nobody who lives here thinks it, and if anybody did, they could go somewhere else and find out that it’s not true. The suggestion that North Dakota’s Capitol building is architecturally lacking: Well, that one stings a bit.
Every old building has its creaks and groans. One of the oldest buildings on the UND campus may have something else — ghosts. Gustafson Hall, built in 1908, served as the university’s first fraternity house, accommodating the Varsity Bachelors’ Club and later Phi Delta Theta.
Thanks to the sale of some city land and buildings, the city of Grand Forks has a lot more money next year for various community development projects, such as housing assistance, according to a city report.
The 102,000-square-foot building that has been empty since 2008 was part of an online auction that ended Thursday afternoon with a final bid of just under $3.5 million. The Bismarck City Assessor Office says the full market value of the land and the building is about $7.2 million.
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