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Church near Ersking, Minn., compromises on restoration

May 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Rodnes Church, founded by Norwegian immigrants in 1885, has fought the good fight over its 127 years. But bake sales and dinners along with contributions to the offering plate have their limits. Members realized that when they learned it would take $30,000 to restore the church steeple to its original appearance.
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Warren school renovation planned this summer

May 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A $4.2 million renovation of the Warren-Alvarado-Oslo School in Warren, Minn., will be done this summer. Continue Reading

Winger, Minn., rebounds with help from bank

May 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Renewal is not just an economic buzzword, but a way of life in this town of 220 on U.S. Highway 59 in southeastern Polk County. Since 2008, town officials, the Winger Renewal Authority and locally-owned Ultima Bank Minnesota, have been transforming their community. To date, four businesses have been renovated, two more are being renovated, and the Highway 59 corridor and most of the community have been cleaned up. In addition, the old Winger Public School has been demolished, to make room for affordable housing. Continue Reading

The Y progresses in $3.2 million improvement project

April 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Upgrades include new racquetball courts, remodeled lobby areaThe Y in Grand Forks is in the middle of a $3.2 million improvement project that has added new racquetball courts, weight training space and group exercise rooms and covered the costs of keeping a 43-year-old building able to meet the changing needs of a changing clientele. Continue Reading

Grants, donations help Crosby, N.D., hospital make $7.5 million in renovations

October 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Continental Resources donated $100,000 to St. Luke’s Hospital, leading to the emergency room now being named after it. Continental founder Harold Hamm says the donation was “a chance to give back.”
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Jamestown College building renovation, expansion gets $3 million donation

October 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Jamestown College has received a $3 million donation for a project to renovate and expand the building that serves as headquarters for its science and nursing departments. Continue Reading

Renovations appreciated

September 28, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Ten-year-old fifth-grade Jefferson Elementary student Lauren Jorda shows Dickinson residents Agnes Dowhaniuk and Ruth Wangerud the new ceiling in a gymnasium during an open house Wednesday afternoon at the school. A large addition and many renovations were finished this summer. Dowhaniuk and Wangerud both worked for Dickinson Public Schools before retiring. Continue Reading

County space plan gets a second look as offices overflow

May 18, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Nearly two years ago Hubbard County invested in an architectural space needs plan that didn’t seem to work for anyone. Continue Reading