The Pembina River rose to just over 21 feet overnight Tuesday at Neche, N.D., reaching 21.08 feet at 7 a.m. Major flood stage is 20.5 feet. The river is expected to gradually rise to near 21.5 feet by Saturday.
The city of Grand Forks is getting federal and state grants worth $291,000 to improve public transportation for veterans and other riders in six northeast North Dakota counties. The money would be used to create a system to coordinate transit throughout the region.
Community Action agencies distributed some of the Sunland Inc. peanut butter to clients in August. Postcards with disposal instructions have been mailed to about 800 clients served in Grand Forks, Nelson, Walsh, and Pembina counties.
On Tuesday, Pembina County commissioners will discuss what to put into a courthouse time capsule that will be opened in 2112.
Nothing has been decided, but there’s a good chance that the contents will follow the example set 100 years ago. Last week, commissioners got a peek at what was placed in the original capsule in 1912.
Former Pembina County State’s Attorney Stuart Askew, who resigned his office just before a February hearing to remove him from office, is among four candidates seeking to unseat incumbent Pembina County Commissioner Corene Vaughn.
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