Christopher Bjorke is the news and business editor for the Grand Forks Herald. He first worked for the Herald in 1997 and most recently since 2011. His jobs at the Herald include covering local government, state politics, business and economics, and the health care industry.
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First Angie Bjorgaard formed an idea for a luxury hotel in downtown Grand Forks, and then she found the building. Bjorgaard’s vision for the 1891 building is a boutique hotel that offers guests upscale accommodations in the middle of downtown’s arts and entertainment offerings.
A train derailed about one mile east of Adams, N.D., Thursday, spilling soybeans.
Arctic Cat Chairman and CEO Claude Jordan will step down and be replaced by his predecessor as interim leader, the company announced Monday.
Norm Braaten said he expects his new East Grand Forks restaurant to have an immediate following among locals. The reason is because it is not really a new restaurant. He and his partner, Shawn Sondreal recently purchased the Seasons Restaurant and plan to reopen the business after a five-year hiatus.
Grand Forks fire crews are fighting a large fire at the city landfill Wednesday evening.
Lori and Doug Cariveau have a really big garden south of East Grand Forks, but they have about 60 families to till the soil, tend the tomatoes, cucumbers and okra and share a little of the harvest.
The owner of one of Grand Forks’ oldest homegrown restaurants has decided after four decades in business to sell the Italian Moon and retire.
A new statewide organization for university Democrats will be the first such organization in North Dakota, according to one its officials.
Workforce, water and research are among the priorities in a plan released Wednesday by an initiative to increase cooperation among the Red River Valley’s businesses and institutions.
J.R. Simplot will upgrade its East Grand Forks fertilizer facility with a new warehouse and blending operation, the company announced Wednesday.