Charly Haley covers city government for the Grand Forks Herald. As night reporter, she also has many general assignments. Haley is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, and her hometown is Sartell, Minn. Read more of her reporting about the city of Grand Forks at citystreetbeat.areavoices.com.
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When Janelle Olson and her 83-year-old mother have visited Grand Forks in recent summers to check on family-owned property, they’ve found rotting groceries, empty alcohol bottles and homeless people living in the vacant buildings.
As the Kennedy Bridge and Sorlie Bridge are rehabilitated in coming years, there may be a few custom features added to the designs.
BNSF Railway is holding off on increasing the speed limit of trains passing though Devils Lake, according to Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D. The company had planned to double the speed...
Against the advice of the police and fire chiefs, a Grand Forks City Council committee recommended allowing participants in an upcoming race to swim across the Red River without requiring...
Acme Tools is requesting reimbursement from the city of Grand Forks after a layer of dirt found on land bought from the city caused unexpected costs for developing the land.
After some funding confusion, City Council members recommended swapping federal grant money sources Monday so Red River Valley Habitat for Humanity can pay for its most recently built affordable house. The Grand Forks City Council Finance/Development Committee recommended the city use $40,000 in unassigned Community Development Block Grant funds to cover a loan for construction costs at 617 N. 24th Street in Grand Forks.
Each week, Herald reporter Charly Haley answers your questions about local government, laws and other local topics. Q . Are there any laws against driving with a pet on your...
Real estate agents described the house at 1550 Kings View Drive in Grand Forksas “a whole different world.” At $797,700, the house is the third-most expensive on the market here. There is a demand in Grand Forks for luxury, high-end homes, she said. In June, Grand Forks County had 16 houses for sale for more than $500,000, according to data from Merilee Moen, another real estate agent at Greenberg.
Part of DeMers Avenue could be reconstructed in 2017, along with possibly raising the Sorlie Bridge, according to a report being presented to Grand Forks City Council members Tuesday. North...
With housing prices rising in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, many are looking at surrounding bedroom communities for more affordable options. The three closest towns — Manvel, N.D., Thompson,...