Sponsored By
An organization or individual has paid for the creation of this work but did not approve or review it.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

AREA NEWS: Drayton Bridge roadwork, GF airport boardings, TRF Art Walk, more

Roadwork:Construction has resumed on the new Drayton Bridge that will connect North Dakota Highway 66 with Minnesota Highway 11. The project also includes a new alignment for Kittson County Road 18. The work is expected to be finished in two years.

Roadwork:Construction has resumed on the new Drayton Bridge that will connect North Dakota Highway 66 with Minnesota Highway 11. The project also includes a new alignment for Kittson County Road 18. The work is expected to be finished in two years.

Boardings: Grand Forks International Airport was one of two commercial airports in North Dakota reporting a gain in airline boardings for the month of May, according to the state Aeronautics Commission.

Grand Forks reported 595 more passengers than in May 2008, an 8 percent increase. Bismarck recorded 454 more passengers, a 3 percent increase.

Amendment: Feb. 17, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which included $1 billion for Community Development Block Grant Recovery Funds.

North Dakota's share is $1,299,857. The Department of Commerce, Division of Community Services, has developed a required amendment to the 2008 Action Plan of the State's Consolidated Plan. The public may review the amendment at www.communityservices.nd.gov/stimulus/community-development-block-grant-... or can call (701) 328-5300 to request a copy. All comments must be received by June 24.

ADVERTISEMENT

Art Walk: The Thief River Falls Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the inaugural Community Art Walk from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 1 in downtown Thief River Falls. Register by July 10 by calling (218) 681-3720.

--Herald staff reports

What To Read Next
Nonprofit hospitals are required to provide free or discounted care, also known as charity care; yet eligibility and application requirements vary across hospitals. Could you qualify? We found out.
Crisis pregnancy centers received almost $3 million in taxpayer funds in 2022. Soon, sharing only medically accurate information could be a prerequisite for funding.
The Grand Forks Blue Zones Project, which hopes to make Grand Forks not just a healthier city but a closer community, is hosting an event on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Empire Arts Center from 3-5 p.m.
A bill being considered by the North Dakota Legislature would require infertility treatment for public employees — a step that could lead to requiring private insurance for the costly treatments.