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More troops deployed to Ferguson: Riots, looting sparked by Michael Brown verdict

November 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

FERGUSON, Mo. — Missouri’s governor ordered hundreds more National Guard troops on Tuesday to the St. Louis suburb rocked by rioting after a white policeman was cleared in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager, while the local mayor sai…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mayor Michael Brown, Grand Forks, column: Announcing GF’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Housing

July 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In February’s State of the City address, I called for creation of a Blue Ribbon Commission on Housing once the study was completed.
With those findings as a foundation, I’m now convening my Blue Ribbon Commission. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Congrats to, and some ideas for, Mayor Brown

June 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

While few Grand Forks residents really want anything close to Williston, N.D.’s boomtown growth, many would welcome a dedicated effort to more fully tap Canadian tourism and the Oil Patch’s amazing economic potentials. Continue Reading

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Brown Defeats Grandstrand for Fourth Term as GF Mayor

June 12, 2012 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – Michael Brown has been re-elected to his fourth term as Grand Forks mayor, defeating challenger and City Council member Tyrone Grandstrand. Continue Reading

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GF Mayor Brown Responds to Letter From Fantasy’s Owner Seeking Permit

April 20, 2012 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – Mayor Michael Brown responded to a letter Friday from the owner of the proposed Fantasy’s store who sought a building permit for the store at 418 N. Washington St. Continue Reading

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Grand Forks Mayoral Candidates Face Off

April 4, 2012 in WDAZ

The two candidates vying for the Grand Forks mayor seat met in a public forum at the University of North Dakota Wednesday night. Continue Reading

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Mayor Brown Outlines ‘Grand Forks Promise’ at State of the City Address

February 22, 2012 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – Mayor Michael Brown described what he calls the “Grand Forks promise” in his 10th State of the City address Wednesday afternoon. Continue Reading

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GF Mayor Michael Brown Supporting Library Sales Tax

April 21, 2011 in WDAZ

Brown says he supports the “vote yes” campaign and one of his colleagues who is against the tax says the mayor’s announcement doesn’t surprise him.
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‘The Grand Forks Promise’

February 23, 2011 in WDAZ

Mayor Brown delivers ninth annual State of the City address
Grand Forks mayor Michael Brown says the city has seen significant job growth in the last year. Unemployment is at three percent, which contrasts with a national figure around nine percent. Continue Reading

For 4th straight year, GF named among 100 best communities for youth

September 21, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

America’s Promise honors communities that ‘make youth a priority’The alliance’s president said in a statement that Grand Forks’ example could inspire other communities “to tackle the challenges facing their city and children, and to implement initiatives that give them the essential resources they need to succeed in life.”
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