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Tour de Forks

Tour de Forks
October 23, 2018

Grand Forks has a rich history that many individuals are unaware of. Thanks to Tour De Forks, the history of Grand Forks was unleashed last Saturday. Tour De Forks was put on by the Sharon Lutheran...

Holly Dazzle warms up winter

The HollyDazzle Festival of Lights kicked off Sunday afternoon in Grand Forks' Town Square.
November 29, 2017

The third annual Holly Dazzle Festival of Lights kicked off Sunday afternoon in downtown Grand Forks. Held in Grand Forks’ Town Square, guests were treated to classic holiday music performed by students...

Tree shuts down downtown

People sign a card accompanying the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree during a stop in downtown Grand Forks on Sunday morning.
November 19, 2017

Grand Forks had an unusual visitor stop by on Sunday. A portion of downtown Grand Forks was blocked off to make room for the Capitol Christmas Tree, also known as the people’s tree. This year the tree...

Lyft vs. Uber

Lyft recently began service in Grand Forks, offering stiff competition to Uber and many local cab companies.
October 29, 2017

Despite Uber’s overall popularity in the ride-sharing industry, students tend to give higher praise to their Grand Forks competitor, Lyft. In a Dakota Student article last Wednesday, much of the article...

Where to get a cold one after the big game

Half Brothers Brewing Company offers a number of unique beers, including gose beers which have strong salt notes and bright flavors.
Rhombus Guys or Half Brothers: which local brewery fits you best?
October 18, 2017

Grand Forks isn’t known for its breweries, but in late 2015 Rhombus expanded their famous pizza place to include their own beers. The community was excited to finally have a brewery to add to the many...

Art across the ages

The UND Collections art gallery at the Empire Arts Center held a exhibition opening on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.
April 28, 2017

On April 25, UND Art Collections debuted a new gallery at the Empire Arts Center. This exhibition contains works from many different artists throughout history. It is entitled, “Art Across The Ages:...

Amazing Grains co-op

March 10, 2017

Imagine a world where the customers were the owners. A world where the profits were distributed to those who shopped there. A world where you had a direct vote on the development of the businesses you...

The brewery comes out with a new menu

Rhombus Guys Brewing Company is Grand Forks only microbrewery.
January 20, 2017

Rhombus Guys Brewing Company released a new food menu Jan. 16, 2016. The brewing company is located at 116 3rd S. 3rd St. in Grand Forks located right next to Widman’s on the other side of the train...

To build or not to build; deciding what to do with Arbor Park

Arbor Park in downtown Grand Forks is the center point of a debate whether to re-develop pocket parks that were created after the 1997 flood.
January 13, 2017

The fate of Arbor Park continues to be a topic of discussion for community members. In previous months, several members of the Grand Forks community rallied together to introduce a petition demanding...

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