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Tour de Forks

Molly Andrews, Opinion writer

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 Young Adults Community. This is a church community who strives to help young adults feel comfortable...

Holly Dazzle warms up winter

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

Nick Nelson, Photo Editor

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 at the Bel Canto Studio. Roaring fire pits were available for people to roast marshmallows over...

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.

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

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

Lyft vs. Uber

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

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

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 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

Half Brothers Brewing Company offers a number of unique beers, including gose beers which have strong salt notes and bright flavors.

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor

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

Art across the ages

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

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

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: 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

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

Rhombus Guys Brewing Company is Grand Forks only microbrewery.

Haley Olson, Staff Writer

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 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

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.

Matt Eidson, News Editor

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

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