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
THE NEW FORTY It was a very good day at the Junk Market.
Sarah and I went to the Eco Chic Junk Market in Fargo today. We have attended this event a number of times in the past. Typically we mosey on over there closer to the lunch hour - long after the event... Posted on 9/14/13 at 9:15 PM
REALLY EATING Farmers Market find
Saturday morning I headed over to the Farmers Market in Detroit Lakes MN. My main goal was to find some local Honeycrisp applies, but I wasn't so lucky. Turns out they won't be ready for about another... Posted on 9/4/13 at 2:16 PM
ON MY MIND My favorite Farmer's Market
All these veggies in the picture- corns, egg plants, squash, green leafy veggies, and 4 kinds of beans - came from my favorite Farmer's Market locatedat university Ave and Dale in St. Paul. I bought... Posted on 8/30/13 at 10:59 PM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Are you a fan of farmers markets?
There are many things to enjoy about summers on the Upper Midwest. Farmers markets are one of them, at least for some area residents.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture promotes and encourages farmer... Posted on 6/25/13 at 8:12 AM
The number of homes under construction and the available lots for building homes are growing in Grand Forks, according to local officials. New apartments, townhomes and single-family homes constructed this year combined could come in at more than 1,500 units, according to City Planner Brad Gengler.
U.S. developers broke ground on homes at a faster pace in July. But the rise was all due to apartment construction, which is typically volatile. By contrast, builders began work on fewer single-family homes — the bulk of the market — and sought fewer permits to build them.
While Grand Forks leaders continue to examine a citywide housing shortage, surrounding communities have found themselves in a similar situation. Grand Forks County officials met with representatives from Grand Forks Air Force Base and several cities in North Dakota and Minnesota Wednesday to get an understanding of what their neighbors’ housing inventories look like.
The U.S. job market is proving surprisingly strong and raising hopes that the economy will be resilient enough this year to withstand a budget standoff in Washington and potentially deep cuts in federal spending.
Christopher S. Rugaber and Paul Wiseman
, February 01, 2013
Big changes are coming in how a fourth of all Minnesotans get health insurance as the state rushes to build a new kind of marketplace that will help about 1.3 million people choose their best coverage options.
Strong earnings from tech giants nudged the stock market to a five-year high Wednesday. Investors drew encouragement from a vote by the House of Representatives to let the government keep paying all of its bills for another four months.
What's not to like about Dow 13,000? While most investors cheered when the blue-chip index closed above that level Tuesday for the first time since May 2008, some were wringing their hands. The Dow Jones industrial average has left the Dow transportation average behind, and that could mean trouble.
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