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THE LIST: O’Neil art exhibit … Feast of Nations … ‘The Good Doctor’

January 18, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

A public opening reception for the Mayor’s Choice art exhibit featuring Jeanne Griffin O’Neil of East Grand Forks will be from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Grand Forks City Hall. Continue Reading

Record year for Grand Forks airport, and for N.D.

January 18, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks and North Dakota both saw record numbers of airline passenger boardings last year. Boardings at the Grand Forks airport were 15 percent higher in 2012 compared to 2011, according to the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission. Continue Reading

Blue Door Gallery the latest art studio to hit Grand Forks

January 18, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

Blue Door Gallery & Studio, a new venue for Grand Forks’ new and emerging artists, has a Third Street address in downtown Grand Forks, but its front door, which is bright blue, actually faces DeMers Avenue. Continue Reading

MARILYN HAGERTY: Burtness Theatre crew takes show on road

January 17, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

They have put the sets up. They have taken them down. They know how to pack the whole show in a couple of trucks. By now, the crew and cast of “My Generation” are all packed up again and ready for their appearance next week at the regional Kennedy Center College Theatre Festival in Lincoln, Neb. Continue Reading

CHEF JEFF: Spelling comfort with S-O-U-P

January 16, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

How do you spell comfort on a cold winter day? I’ll bet you would get a lot of answers to this question. But in my opinion, if it’s not S-O-U-P, you’re missing out on the ultimate winter comfort food. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Pawlenty’s commission could help Dayton

January 15, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

If Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and the DFL’s legislative leaders want to burnish their bipartisan bona-fides, here’s how they could do it: Dust off the findings of the 21st Century Tax Reform Commission. Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s 21st Century Tax Reform Commission, that is. Continue Reading

THE EATBEAT: Top-notch menu makes 50-mile drive to Hastings Landing well worth it

January 15, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

A recommendation from a reader led me to try out the new Hastings Landing restaurant in this town on Interstate 29 about 50-some miles north of Grand Forks. Continue Reading

GRAND FORKS CITY GOVERNMENT: Less parks, more homes?

January 14, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks City Council members are considering reducing requirements for park space to encourage new home building.
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Hobby Lobby planned for GF

January 14, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks will be getting a Hobby Lobby big box store near 32nd Avenue South, according to plans submitted to the city Planning Department earlier this month.
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IN THE SPIRIT: Seeing the fruit makes Eunita yearn to do more

January 12, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

Never will she leave permanently. Never will she forsake her people her mother country. It is for them that Eunita Odongo is temporarily away, learning in the United States what she can do with her heart and hands to improve the lives of people in her beloved Kenya. Continue Reading