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EGF CITY COUNCIL: Craig Buckalew to take over for the late Dick Grassel

March 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Unlike the succession procedure for a vacant U.S. presidency, East Grand Forks City Council Vice-President Craig Buckalew wasn’t guaranteed to move up to the president.
However, in a unanimous vote, Ward 3′s Buckalew was chosen Tuesday to take over as president for Dick Grassel, who died Feb. 28 after 22 years on the council. Continue Reading

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EGF City Council Honors Dick Grassel

March 1, 2011 in WDAZ

Council names park in Grassel’s honor
There were lots of tears and memories about Grassel shared at Tuesday’s meeting. Grassel’s family was presented a plaque in honor of his 22 years on the council. Continue Reading

EGF City Council honors Grassel

March 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Playground named in president’s memoryTwenty-four hours after he died from cancer, East Grand Forks City Council President Richard Grassel was honored Tuesday in the room where he built much of his reputation as someone who got the job done. Continue Reading