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East Grand Forks council agrees to hire pool consultant

September 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The East Grand Forks City Council agreed Tuesday to spend about $13,000 to study their swimming pool options. Continue Reading

East Grand Forks changes pool plans

August 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Repairing the swimming pool didn’t even come to a vote of the East Grand Forks City Council on Tuesday. That’s because supporters of the $1.9 million project knew that Mayor Lynn Stauss had enough votes to sustain his veto of the renovation. Continue Reading

East Grand Forks council OKs $1.5m pool repair

July 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The East Grand Forks City Council decided to take the plunge and approve a $1.5 million bid to renovate the city’s nearly 49-year-old outdoor swimming pool. Continue Reading

Fun in the sun

July 24, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Kids enjoy the Worthington YMCA’s outdoor pool. Continue Reading

East Grand Forks council delays decision on pool bids

July 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

East Grand Forks residents will have to wait a little longer to find out if their outdoor swimming pool will be renovated. The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to table consideration of construction bids for the pool renovation project until next Tuesday. Continue Reading

In EGF, a new civic group takes the plunge to save swimming pool

July 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In East Grand Forks, an effort dubbed “Save Our Pool” was organized by teacher Melody Kreun-Olstad, who felt confident after the meeting the pool would remain a fixture. Continue Reading

East Grand Forks residents rally to save pool

July 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

East Grand Forks residents met with city leaders on Thursday to determine what needs to be done to save the city pool, which was dealt a blow Tuesday when the City Council could not agree to spend nearly $2 million on needed repairs. Continue Reading

Pool repairs too rich for East Grand Forks council

July 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

At a minimum, the East Grand Forks outdoor swimming pool won’t be repaired before the summer of 2013. And, unless there’s a dramatic change in council members’ sentiment, a complete fix at any time is in doubt. Continue Reading

East Grand Forks council undecided on pool repairs

July 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

East Grand Forks City Council members weren’t quite ready Tuesday to dive into the deep end when it comes to the city’s swimming pool. A week earlier at a work session, they appeared ready to approve $1.5 million in repairs to the pool, which was built in 1963. Continue Reading

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EGF Swimmers To See Remodeled Pool In 2013

February 7, 2012 in WDAZ

Swimmers in East Grand Forks will have a fully remodeled swimming pool in 2013. The East Grand Forks city council voted unanimously Tuesday night to spend $1.56 million to repair the pool. Continue Reading