STAFF BLOG DIGGING DEEPER Grand Forks plans to dedicate more money to maintaining streets
Starting in 2014, Grand Forks plans to dedicate more money to maintaining its street system as part of a federal push to focus on preserving roadways.
The move will have the city upping its ongoing... Posted on 12/12/13 at 8:41 AM
STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT Grand Forks Council OKs fire requirement
Grand Forks City Council voted Monday to add a section to the city building code requiring builders to cover unfinished basement ceilings with drywall in new homes.
The covering is meant to serve as ... Posted on 12/3/13 at 12:15 PM
HOME IMPROVEMENT WITH ANDY LINDUS FAQ’s About Building Inspectors
Whats the Role of a Building Inspector? A building inspectors role is to survey completed construction projects to ensure that they are in compliance with building ordinances.
Who Do They Work For? M... Posted on 12/2/13 at 7:42 AM
THE NEW FORTY The trailer's new home...
My NDSU office was in Minard Hall in 2009. Then there was a partial structural collapse of the building in late December 2009 on the side of the building that my department's offices were located. We ... Posted on 8/22/13 at 9:02 PM
EH? PLUS Crane disruption nearly over
The massive crane that has obstructed traffic in the 100 block of West Superior Street this week should soon be done with its work.
Crews used the machine to lift equipment and supplies to the top of... Posted on 8/21/13 at 11:00 PM
Devils Lake officials are emphasizing that any plans to build an oil refinery there are extremely preliminary. On Tuesday, WDAZ-TV reported that American Energy Holdings plans to build a $250 million refinery with a capacity of 20,000 barrels per day that would employ up to 100 people.
Things seem to be coming together for a new arts center proposed for downtown Grand Forks. The North Valley Arts Council, the organization behind the push for the Arts Creation Center, received a $90,000 grant earlier this month from the North Dakota Department of Commerce’s tourism division.
The right home has been a bit of a headache for the couple as problems keep arising with the house, leading them to put up two big green signs — one out front and one hanging off their deck — saying “buyer beware.”
UND faculty and staff got a preview Tuesday of an expanded and renovated law school. Architects and planners of the $11.4 million project were on hand at the UND Memorial Union to present conceptual designs and floor plans at the start of a three-day visit to campus.
One of the leading figures in the North Dakota Senate said Tuesday that it’s time for the state to put tax money generated from oil activity in the Bakken into a fund for enhancements along U.S. Highway 85.
NATO is building a new, state-of-the-art headquarters in Brussels, but critics say the $1 billion project seems extravagant at a time when austerity is forcing many alliance members to slash military spending.
A building that stood at the northeast corner of 32nd Avenue South and South Washington Street in Grand Forks was demolished recently, but its owner is not ready yet to say what he plans to do with the lot.
Christopher Bjorke & John Hageman
, November 01, 2013
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