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Christian Bookshelf closing

Christian Bookshelf in the Grand Cities Mall is closing.

The store does not know how much longer it will be open, according to a woman who answered the phone at the store.

The Christian Bookshelf sells Bibles, Christian books, Christian music, Christian DVDs, church supplies and a variety of other items.

Christian Bookshelf has been open since the 1970s, according to the Grand Forks Herald archives.

Mitch and Renae Engelstad bought the store in 2005, also according to Herald archives. The owners could not be reached for comment.

Bonnie Meibers

Meibers joined the Herald in September of 2018. She reports on all things business in Grand Forks and the surrounding areas. Have a tip or want to get to know her? Call her at (701) 780-1114 or email her at

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