John Hageman covers local business and Grand Forks' legislative delegation. Get more business news at aroundtown.areavoices.com.
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As the Grand Forks area recovers from a drawn-out winter, a sure sign of spring has emerged: Local businesses are setting up outdoor greenhouses.
East Grand Forks Mayor Lynn Stauss said Wednesday he didn’t know anything about an outstanding loan used to help construct the Boardwalk building.
East Grand Forks city officials are pursuing payments for a $510,000 loan that that they say have slipped through the cracks for roughly a decade.
Russell Shimek, who co-owns the shop with his wife Amy, said they've seen some excitement in the days leading up to the opening. "They're happy to have a coffee shop on this side of town," he said. Shimek said he expects a lot of their customers to be people who live in the south part of town, as well as people coming from the Choice Health and Fitness wellness center and Altru's new campus.
A maker of industrial doors and fall-prevention systems in Grand Forks has plans to expand its facility. PS Doors Founder Jim Satrom said the company will add 24,000 to 48,000 square feet to the 56,000-square-foot facility at 1150 S. 48th St.
One legislator admitted it wasn’t very “sexy” work, and that meetings were akin to “watching paint dry.” But North Dakota lawmakers are continuing to work on a handful of property tax reforms aimed at making the system more understandable for taxpayers.
North Dakotans could afford to show off a little bit more. At least that’s what those organizing an ad campaign to lure workers to the state say.
North Dakota legislators learned Wednesday there is probably not much they can do about their concerns about UND’s controversial purchase of a struggling research facility.
Grand Forks city council members approved a loan request for an expanding business Monday night.
A forum in Emerado, N.D., this weekend will explore the connections and networking opportunities between communities. The UND Center for Community Engagement will hold the forum Saturday starting at 8:30...