STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT Grand Forks Council renews recycling contract
Story by Charly Haley
Recycling service in Grand Forks will stay the same following a vote at Mondays Grand Forks City Council meeting.
The City Council voted to keep its current recycling contract ... Posted on 12/3/13 at 11:21 AM
THE NEW FORTY Well-done Grand Forks!
There is good news coming out of Grand Forks today. Last evening the Grand Forks City Council led the State of North Dakota into the 21st Century when it voted to ban housing discrimination based on s... Posted on 10/8/13 at 8:29 PM
THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG Let's Keep Moving Forward
Primary elections are coming up on September 10 for Duluth City Council and Duluth School Board positions and it is my hope the residents of this city will elect people to keep the city moving forward... Posted on 8/9/13 at 11:03 PM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! The Glories of Living in a Small Town with Nice People In It
As Daily Globe readers may have already realized, I attended the Worthington City Council meeting last night.
When I left the Daily Globe's office at about 6:45 p.m., the night air was cold and crisp ... Posted on 2/9/10 at 8:28 AM
While attending UND, I remember hearing about “Tyrone for Student Body President.” Everywhere. Fast forward a few years, I was new in my position as executive director for the Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals and had just moved back to Grand Forks, when I heard his name come up again, this time as a member of the Grand Forks City Council.
While Grand Forks city leaders say City Council member Doug Christensen’s resignation from several key leadership roles is an opportunity to move past a recent controversy, they applaud the longtime leader’s record.
A snapshot of the Grand Forks housing market revealed the city is nearing the tipping point of becoming unaffordable, according to research presented at a Wednesday meeting of the city’s housing study group.
The Grand Forks City Council gave final approval Monday to Mayor Mike Brown’s proposed city budget. The $130 million budget includes a 1-mill property tax increase to fund a new fire station to be located in the southeast portion of the city.
Grand Forks Mayor Mike Brown has come under fire for his decision to provide a city department head with a nearly $25,000 raise this year.
Pete Haga, the city community / government relations officer, received the raise in May after his position was reviewed by the city’s human resources office.
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