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Two-week-old shrimp, dirty utensils among multiple code violations leading to closure of Grand Forks restaurant
May 26, 2017 - 7:29am
GRAND FORKS - The Green Mill remains closed and it's unknown for how long after numerous failed inspections. The restaurant has been one of Laura...
Marijo Shide, lifelong volunteer, dies at 86
May 23, 2017 - 4:17pm
Longtime community leader and Grand Forks native Marijo Shide died Monday at the age of 86. The constant volunteer was known throughout the region...
Shuttered UND golf course potential funding source for development, some want 'Dinkytown' atmosphere
May 23, 2017 - 6:40am
GRAND FORKS—Ray Richards Golf Course isn't as well manicured as it used to be. The University of North Dakota-owned property shut down...
Grand Forks' Third Street Clinic shifts focus with health care in flux
May 12, 2017 - 9:02am
Judy Swisher remembers when a man came to her pharmacy on the brink of his prescription medicine running out. It was a mental health drug, she...
UND proposes tuition hikes, including 9 percent increase at law school
May 11, 2017 - 9:50am
GRAND FORKS -- Tuition at the University of North Dakota is likely to increase as campus leaders eye a hefty deferred maintenance backlog. As...
Midco building $8 million data center near Grand Forks
May 11, 2017 - 9:22am
GRAND FORKS -- An internet, cable and phone provider Midco announced Wednesday it is building an $8 million data center in Grand Forks and also...
New behavioral health system opens in Grand Forks
May 10, 2017 - 9:30am
So many people in our area are impacted by mental health and substance abuse issues. A behavioral health system is expanding to address the...
Amazing Grains Co-op plans to vacate downtown location
May 10, 2017 - 9:12am
A natural foods co-op that occupied a downtown Grand Forks storefront plans to move to another location if it pursues opening a restaurant, but...
Chick-fil-A expected to open Grand Forks restaurant by November
May 9, 2017 - 10:53am
North Dakota's first Chick-fil-A will be open by November in Grand Forks. The national chicken restaurant chain announced Tuesday its Grand...
‘It’s been a good journey’: Jeanotte to retire from UND American Indian Student Services
May 9, 2017 - 10:49am
After more than 40 years at UND, Leigh Jeanotte, director of American Indian Student Services, is retiring at the end of June. As he considers...
Grand Sky announces beyond-visual-line-of-sight flight milestone
May 8, 2017 - 2:17pm
GRAND FORKS — Grand Sky, the nation’s first commercial UAS business and aviation park, announced today it will begin beyond-visual-line-of-sight...
Bubble tea and crepe cafe coming to downtown Grand Forks
May 8, 2017 - 1:24pm
A shop that will feature bubble tea, crepes and stir-fried ice cream will open in downtown Grand Forks. The Tea and Crepe Cafe is set to open...
UND innovation center leader Gjovig says he was told to retire
May 8, 2017 - 10:19am
Bruce Gjovig, former leader of the entrepreneurship-focused UND Center for Innovation, says his recent retirement from the organization wasn’t...
'Rogue' employee at Grand Forks bar fired for denying drinks to Trump supporters
May 8, 2017 - 10:15am
A North Dakota man took to social media on Friday evening to complain he and his friends were denied drinks at a Grand Forks restaurant after...
UND strategic plan unveil describes changing state of higher ed
May 8, 2017 - 10:01am
GRAND FORKS -- University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy began his Friday presentation of the university’s strategic plan by describing...