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MN Legislature Examining K-12 Education Bills That Cut Funds

April 5, 2011 in WDAZ

The Minnesota House and Senate are each pushing their own version of a new K-12 education bill that would cut funding across the board, including special education, travel funds and teacher salaries. Continue Reading

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GF’s ‘Quiet Zone’ to Take Effect by End of Summer

March 29, 2011 in WDAZ

That pesky train horn will soon blow no more in Grand Forks. Grand Forks is accepting a $225,000 grant from the state to help improve 10 crossings along 55th street, 42nd street and the downtown area. Continue Reading

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Walsh County Sees 10 percent Drop in Population Since 2000

March 25, 2011 in WDAZ

Walsh County has seen a 10 percent drop in population. The latest census numbers show 11,119 people live in the county down 2,721 from 2000. County and city officials are not trying to reverse that trend. Continue Reading

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Manitoba Preparing Early For 2011 Flood Season

March 15, 2011 in WDAZ

With 2009 levels projected for the area of Winnipeg and south to the border, the province has already invested $20 million in sandbags, new equipment and other flood fighting materials. Continue Reading

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Pothole Season: Area Streets a Bit More Bumpy

March 9, 2011 in WDAZ

This time of year is one of the worst times for roads around the area. The freezing and thawing make for a few more bumps in the road. Those bumps, potholes and dips are starting to create problems on Grand Forks city streets. Continue Reading

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Small Dog Park May Soon Be On Its Way in Lincoln Park

February 19, 2011 in WDAZ

Should taxpayer money be spent on an addition to the Lincoln Park Dog Park in Grand Forks? City leaders will decide February 22nd.
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Minnkota Power Cooperative Raises Rates Again

February 18, 2011 in WDAZ

For people in the area, the next month’s electricity bill is going to be a bit higher. Minnkota Power Cooperative is increasing its rates.
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Library Building Committee OKs Plan to Build New Library at Existing Site

January 26, 2011 in WDAZ

The Grand Forks Library Building Committee voted on a new plan for the proposed new library. It will allow the library to use its existing building, while the new building is constructed.
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Update: GF Library Building Committee Will Recommend to Rebuild On Existing Site

January 19, 2011 in WDAZ

Weighing the pros and cons, the Library’s Building Committee voted to recommend to the library board that the current library should be torn down and a new one should be built on the existing site. Continue Reading

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GF Park Board Pushes For $24 million in Bonds for Wellness Center

December 13, 2010 in WDAZ

The Grand Forks Park Board held a special meeting Monday afternoon to discuss bond amounts and rates. The board has until Thursday to come up with final amounts and rates for two bonds for the proposed wellness center. Continue Reading