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Tree shuts down downtown

Tree shuts down downtown

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under Devon Abler, Features, Showcase

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 was harvested from Kootenai National Forest, located in the northwest corner of Montana. This tree w...

Lyft vs. Uber

Lyft vs. Uber

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under jacob notermann, News, Showcase

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 focused on Uber’s relationship with UND. After reaching out on Facebook as to which platform...

Where to get a cold one after the big game

Where to get a cold one after the big game

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Shelby Johnson

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 restaurants that take space in the Grand Cities. Two years later the brewery is still thriving. T...

Art across the ages

Art across the ages

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

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: A Selection of Treasured Works.” The opening event for gallery went from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and...

Amazing Grains co-op

Dave Owen, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

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 patronized, and received a share of the profits at the end of each fiscal year, without the need to...

The brewery comes out with a new menu

The brewery comes out with a new menu

Haley Olson, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Haley Olson, Showcase

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 tracks. Built in 1891 as an Opera house, and then later in the 1940’s as Uptown Bar and Bowling...

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

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

Matt Eidson, News Editor

January 13, 2017


Filed under Matt Eidson, News, Showcase

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 city council cease development plans. The petition needed 3,465 verified signatures in order to be...

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