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Glassheim’s goodbye after 30 years on council

June 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

After 30 years on the Grand Forks City Council, Eliot Glassheim had his final full day as an active member of the council was Monday. He sat in on a brief Finance/Development Committee meeting. He announced in February he was not to seek re-election. Continue Reading

Grand Forks Council confirms election results

June 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

City Council members confirmed the results of Tuesday’s vote for mayor, council, Park Board. Council also voted on transfer of liquor license for owners of Crosstown Lounge. Continue Reading

Council to consider Oil Patch connection

April 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Members of the Grand Forks City Council tonight will discuss a plan to market the city to Oil Patch companies looking for expansion opportunities in eastern North Dakota. Continue Reading

GF Council to vote on sex shops

April 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The ordinance creates a licensing requirement for adult businesses and prohibits them from operating near schools, parks, places of worship and most residential areas. It applies to adult book and video stores, cinemas, strip clubs and sexual-paraphernalia stores. Continue Reading

Grand Forks sex law would have wide reach

April 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The draft ordinance on adult businesses being considered by the Grand Forks City Council was prompted by plans for a sex-themed store to open on North Washington Street, but its language covers a wider range of businesses, including adult bookstores, cinemas and strip clubs. Continue Reading

New hotel planned for Grand Forks

April 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Planning and Zoning Commission on Wednesday will review a plan for a four-story, 97-room Hampton Inn & Suites hotel in southwest Grand Forks. Continue Reading

Fantasy’s owner expects a fight

April 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The owner of a proposed adult-themed store said she will continue to fight for her business even if the Grand Forks City Council approves an ordinance tonight that would keep it from opening near an elementary school. Continue Reading

Grand Forks council’s Kreun not seeking re-election

March 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Curt Kreun, elected to the Grand Forks City Council in 2000, also is a District 43 Republican representative in the North Dakota Legislature. He said he would continue to serve there. Continue Reading

GF City Council expecting offer on Alerus Center turf

February 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Grand Forks City Council expects to get a number on UND’s contribution to the $3.9 million cost of replacing the Alerus Center’s artificial turf system at its meeting Tuesday. Continue Reading

Glassheim: Current Grand Forks council term his last, but he’ll run re-election to N.D. House

February 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Eliot Glassheim, a Grand Forks City Council member since 1982, said in a news release he will not seek re-election this June. He will run for another term to the North Dakota House of Representatives, where the Democrat first served a term in 1975. Voters returned him to the House in 1993, and he’s been a state representative in District 18 since. Continue Reading