GRAND FORKS—First, we want to sincerely thank everyone who has weighed in on the ordinances proposed to the Grand Forks City Council by the Community and Campus Committee to Reduce High-Risk Alcohol Use. This exchange of ideas is a healthy part of the process. Our goal is to develop ordinances that address a significant issue in Grand Forks, one that also is a significant issue in other North Dakota cities: High-risk alcohol use. We must address this to keep Grand Forks a safe and healthy community. Let us share some statistics: ▇ In a recent study, North Dakota ranked No.
GRAND FORKS — As co-chairs of the Campus Community Committee on High Risk Alcohol Use, we wanted to share additional information in connection with the recent story about the use of prescription drugs and alcohol (“Deadly duo,” Page A1, March 2).