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Alerus Center making $2.1 million in upgrades for better experience
June 30, 2017 - 8:48am
The Alerus Center is making upward of $2.1 million in facilities upgrades to boost its venue experience in time for the upcoming UND football...
Under new management: Alerus Center gets ready for new leadership
June 28, 2017 - 1:40pm
Leaders of the Alerus Center met Wednesday for the final time before the city transfers management duties to an outside firm—and with a new...
Airbnb said to ready a premium tier to compete more with hotels
June 23, 2017 - 10:24am
Airbnb is close to launching a new service that will match guests with quality-inspected home and apartment rentals. The product is intended...
Four-person staffing shakeup expected as Alerus Center management shifts
June 22, 2017 - 3:05pm
Staffing changes are coming to four positions at Grand Forks' Alerus Center as it transitions from direct, public operation to private management...
Minnesota State Fair announces 31 new foods, 4 new vendors
June 22, 2017 - 10:57am
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.—Cookie dough. Corn. And once again, bacon. These are among trendy ingredients that have made their way onto the list...
Corn Palace mural replacement likely
June 20, 2017 - 11:42am
Next City Council meeting, the board is expected to decide whether the city should change the famed Corn Palace murals annually or every other...
Alerus Center inks management contract after leadership upheaval
June 16, 2017 - 1:54pm
Alerus Center leaders voted unanimously to approve a management contract for the Grand Forks building on Friday morning, setting a timeline the...
'Freezeway' gets funding for frozen trail
June 13, 2017 - 10:03am
They call it the Freezeway. The name gives you a fair idea about the project Nick Jensen is imagining for the Greenway, the grassy stretch along...
Duluth's Glensheen Mansion rebinds itself to history
June 8, 2017 - 9:59am
When Glensheen Mansion officials decided they would pull up the red carpet covering the basement floor, director Dan Hartman said they weren't...
Palace visitor numbers rising in 2017
June 8, 2017 - 9:50am
Construction in front of Mitchell's Corn Palace tourist attraction and event center hasn't hampered attendance.
Minnesota Children's Museum reopens after $30 million transformation
June 7, 2017 - 11:24am
ST. PAUL—Emma Kippley-Ogman and her 5-year-old son, Otto, were at a coffee shop on Grand Avenue when they saw the flier. "It said the Children's...
Fargo sets sights on new Teddy Roosevelt historical marker
June 7, 2017 - 11:15am
FARGO — Plans for a historical marker commemorating Teddy Roosevelt's Sept. 5, 1910, visit to the city are in the works, according to a city...
U.S. bill would ban American tourist travel to North Korea
May 25, 2017 - 3:26pm
Republican and Democratic U.S. congressmen introduced a bill on Thursday that would ban Americans from traveling to North Korea as tourists and...
Grand Forks Alerus Center negotiations with Spectra hit snag over potential Fargodome conflicts
May 25, 2017 - 10:41am
GRAND FORKS — Contract negotiations with the Philadelphia-based firm tapped to take over management of the Alerus Center are in flux after...
Higher gas price won't affect weekend tourism, officials say
May 25, 2017 - 9:16am
Even with the price of gasoline 10 cents higher than last year, tourism officials expect a strong turnout this Memorial Day weekend. "Memorial...