Business journalist Adam Kurtz will relay a report on the construction on a multi-use building on DeMers Avenue in downtown Grand Forks, known as “The Argyle,” that is set to begin next week.

A fence will soon be put up at the corner of DeMers Avenue and South Fourth Street, the location of The Argyle, to prep the area for construction. The five-story building will house retail and office space on the first floor, office space on the second, and floors three through five will have 23 market-rate apartments. JLG Architects, the owners of the lot, will occupy all of the building’s office space.

Reporter Hannah Shirley takes a look at the latest weather data released by the Climate Prediction Center. Above normal temperatures are predicted in eastern North Dakota for the month of June. In addition, there are equal chances of above, average or less rainfall.

Community editor Sydney Mook takes a look at efforts to reduce student travel in South Dakota. That state's six public universities will begin their fall semester Aug. 19 and conclude classroom instruction by Thanksgiving.

“The goal is to maintain the academic calendar while being mindful of public health,” Regents President John W. Bastian said in a statement. “Our university presidents recommended this adjustment to reduce student travel to and from campus. Everyone is looking for ways to successfully operate during a global pandemic and avoid the spread of this coronavirus wherever possible.”

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