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UPDATE: Public invited to flood recovery ‘thank you’ event Saturday a.m. with former President Clinton

March 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The city of Grand Forks is inviting the residents of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks to a special thank you to former President Bill Clinton Saturday “for his efforts and support of our community’s flood recovery,” according to a city news release. Clinton will be in Grand Forks for the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Convention. Continue Reading

AREA NEWS: GF bridge maintenance

May 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be conducting bridge maintenance on the Kennedy Bridge on Gateway Drive and U.S. Highway 2 between Grand Forks and East Grand Forks on Tuesday. Continue Reading

Sorlie Bridge reopens at 4 p.m. today

April 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Sorlie Bridge in downtown Grand Forks-East Grand Forks reopened at 4 p.m. today. Continue Reading

VIDEO: Snow-covered Red River flood scenes part of Grand Forks-East Grand Forks images

April 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Fresh April snow scenes distinguish some of the flood sights recorded “over the last week or so” on this Grand Forks-East Grand Forks video.
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VIDEO: Water covers ends of downtown Grand Forks-EGF’s Sorlie Bridge

April 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A YouTube video recorded late Wednesday afternoon from an elevated position just south of Demers Avenue in Grand Forks offers a good view of Red River floodwaters covering both ends of the closed Sorlie Bridge. Continue Reading

VIDEOS: Rising Red River between downtown Grand Forks-EGF on Monday, Tuesday

April 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Here’s a YouTube video, which lasts a bit over a minute, that features the Red River flood from a Grand Forks County Office Building perspective. A second YouTube video taken Monday of similar scenes, but from ground level, also is provided. Continue Reading

VIDEOS: Rising Red River between downtown Grand Forks-EGF on Monday, Tuesday

April 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Here’s a YouTube video, which lasts a bit over a minute, that features the Red River flood from a Grand Forks County Office Building perspective. Water is shown atop the ends of the Sorlie Bridge, which was closed Saturday. Continue Reading

RYAN BAKKEN: Surging Red River attracts rather than repels

April 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Monday morning, Randy was shooting photographs from the Sorlie Bridge, the downtown link between Grand Forks and East Grand Forks that is closed to traffic vehicular and pedestrian because of the swollen Red.
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