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UND players give new Alerus Center turf rave reviews

August 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Ross Brenneman ran onto the Alerus Center field on Sunday for practice and immediately did something he would have never considered doing a year ago. Continue Reading

Alerus Center to save on financing of turf; UND agrees to pay more than half of $3.83 million cost

February 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Alerus Center will pay for the replacement of its artificial turf in one year instead of three, saving $99,850 in finance costs. The Events Center Commission has reached an agreement with UND for the university to provide $2 million of the cost of the facility’s new playing surface and related mechanical systems. The commission had planned to finance the $3.83 million project over three years but instead budgeted it all for 2012 in its meeting Wednesday. Continue Reading

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GF City Council Approves New Turf For Alerus Center

February 21, 2012 in WDAZ

The Grand Forks City Council has approved the $3.8 million turf project for the Alerus Center. Continue Reading

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Tight Timeline For New Turf

January 5, 2012 in WDAZ

The Alerus Center Commission is moving quickly to get new turf in place by the next football season. Construction needs to begin this spring, but the project hasn’t been officially put out for bids. Continue Reading

ALERUS CENTER: New turf has $4 million price

December 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

As an indoor football venue, the Alerus Center cannot host games on real grass, but for $4 million, it can have something almost as good.
After 11 years of wear and tear, the Alerus Center’s management is replacing its playing surface with new turf, estimated to cost between $3.5 million to $4 million. Continue Reading

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New Alerus Center Turf Possible For 2012 Football Season

September 20, 2011 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – UND and the Alerus Center are working fast to get new turf in place before the 2012 football season. Continue Reading

Metrodome artificial turf needs to be replace due to bacteria and mold

July 20, 2011 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) More than the roof needs to be replaced at the home of the Minnesota Vikings. Continue Reading