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5 things to know today: tax extension, Brad Berry, meal delivery volunteers, free computer access, campus construction

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1. East Grand Forks calls for a tax extension for Minnesota businesses

East Grand Forks leaders are urging Gov. Tim Walz to delay property tax collections for Minnesota businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.

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2. Brad Berry becomes UND's first Spencer Penrose Award recipient since Dean Blais in 2001

UND head coach Brad Berry talks to the media at the NCHC's annual media day in St. Paul's Xcel Energy Center. Photo by Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune

Brad Berry has been head coach at UND for five years. In that short time, he has already led the program to two of its four best seasons in the 74 years of UND hockey.


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3. Kittsona in Grand Forks seeks to fill 900 meal delivery volunteer spots

The owner of Kittsona in Grand Forks is seeking 900 volunteers to help feed hungry children
Clothing boutique Kittsona is seeking 900 volunteers to help feed hungry children in the area. Ken Chase / WDAY

The owners of women's clothing boutique Kittsona are now delivering more than 450 meals each day to kids in Grand Forks, but they need more help getting food to families.

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4. Grand Forks UPS Store gives free computer time to those applying for benefits

UPS in Grand Forks.

The UPS Store in Grand Forks is offering free computer time to workers who have lost their jobs and don’t have the necessary equipment at home to file online for benefits.


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5. Construction continues on a quiet UND campus

Jesus Ramirez wears protective gear as he and other contractors work at asbestos abatement on part of the Carnegie Library building that will be demolished on the UND campus. Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald

Though most people associated with the campus are off-site amid the COVID-19 pandemic, construction work continues at UND. Active construction projects are proceeding as scheduled, Brian Larson, UND’s director of construction management, said Tuesday, April 7.

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