1. Grand Forks approaches edge of southward expansion

The development plans presented last month to Grand Forks City Council members weren’t exactly momentous, but they’re, nonetheless, putting a big question to city leaders.

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2. Flood projections remain steady for spring outlook in Red River Valley

Three bucks and a smaller antlerless deer wade along the flooded Minnesota side of the Red River on Sunday, Oct. 20. (Trail cam photo courtesy of Jeff Boushee)
Three bucks and a smaller antlerless deer wade along the flooded Minnesota side of the Red River on Sunday, Oct. 20. (Trail cam photo courtesy of Jeff Boushee)

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The good news is the same as the bad news: Very little has changed in the two weeks since the first spring 2020 flood outlook was issued by the National Weather Service on Jan. 23.

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3. Despite getting stuck in a ditch for 8 hours, UND researcher says Blizzard DeAnna was a 'home run' for research project

A Minnesota state trooper stops eastbound traffic on U..S Highway 2 east of East Grand Forks during Wednesday morning's blizzard. Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald
A Minnesota state trooper stops eastbound traffic on U..S Highway 2 east of East Grand Forks during Wednesday morning's blizzard. Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald

While returning from rural Polk County to pick up a weather balloon launched in Grand Forks, associate professor Aaron Kennedy and two students found themselves in a pickle.

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4. Def Leppard, ZZ Top coming to Grand Forks

Alerus Center in Grand Forks. File photo
Alerus Center in Grand Forks. File photo

Two bands that have sold millions of records will play at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks this fall. Def Leppard, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019, will appear Oct. 12 at the Alerus Center with special guest ZZ Top. The concert was announced by the Alerus Center Thursday morning.

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5. After last year's reunion, 1959 title team's logo is becoming one of Sioux Shop's top sellers

The old UND logo that was used by the 1959 team has become popular since the team's 60-year reunion last season.
The old UND logo that was used by the 1959 team has become popular since the team's 60-year reunion last season.

The 1959 NCAA national championship team returned to campus last season for a 60-year reunion in January. Ralph Engelstad Arena and the Sioux Shop printed off merchandise that had one of the logos they used during the 1958-59 season.

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