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DAVID MURPHY

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EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — A Facebook video posted in a group called Grand Forks Rants, Raves and Reviews captures the migration of Grand Forks bar goers to East Grand Forks this past weekend, looking for somewhere to keep the night going.
Steve Gander has created a video, answering various questions about Minnesota's stay-at-home order. Travel will not be restricted, and the bridges between East Grand Forks and Grand Forks will not be closed due to the virus, the city stresses.
Bridge traffic between Grand Forks and East Grand Forks will not be affected by the spread of COVID-19 and the coronavirus.
Businesses – including restaurants – can remain open, albeit with restrictions. And while the governor's declaration allows for violators to be charged with a misdemeanor, City Administrator David Murphy says "police won’t be pulling people over and checking why people are out and about."
A snow emergency, effective at midnight, has been declared in East Grand Forks. Crews have stopped their plowing efforts until 4 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.
Twenty-two years ago, the city of East Grand Forks replaced several roads after they were damaged by the 1997 flood. Today, those roads are deteriorating, and city officials say that within the next decade or two, they'll need to find a way to sp...

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As the age of government workers continues to rise, having more people go into public administration roles is more important than ever, local and university leaders say.
The East Grand Forks pool will reopen this week after a broken pipe led to a season of being closed for repairs. "We're excited to finally have it repaired and get it back open again," said Reid Huttunen, parks and recreation superintendent with ...
The East Grand Forks City Council approved the contract agreement with USAquatics on Tuesday to begin planning construction for the city's pool. The engineering firm will provide construction oversight, as well as the designs, plans and specifica...

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