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Grand Forks Finance and Development Committee gives early OK for $138,000 for special events

The Grand Forks Finance and Development Committee gave a preliminary nod Monday to nearly $138,000 in spending on special events in 2016--part of a program funded by the city's sales tax.

The Grand Forks Finance and Development Committee gave a preliminary nod Monday to nearly $138,000 in spending on special events in 2016-part of a program funded by the city's sales tax.

The biggest recipient of funding was Ralph Engelstad Arena, which was allotted $41,170 for next year's under-18 world hockey tournament. It was followed by the Wild Hog Marathon, which was allotted $14,645; and The Sertoma Club of Grand Forks, which was allotted $10,453 for its July Fourth festival and fireworks.

A total 32 organizations were allotted funding, including the Potato Bowl, Red River BMX and Special Olympics North Dakota.

The allocations require a vote by the full City Council to be finalized.

Related Topics: GRAND FORKS CITY COUNCIL
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