Grand Forks UAS unit receives excellence award

The Northeast Regional UAS Unit (NERUASU) received the Excellence in Police Aviation award, which recognizes exemplary work in airborne law enforcement. The award emphasizes initiatives to enhance the general level and safety of operations, accident prevention programs, and the efficiency and effectiveness of airborne law enforcement. The award was given by the International Association of …

1,450 sophomores expected at Expo Nov. 2

The 5th annual Northern Valley Career Expo Wednesday, Nov. 2 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks will introduce 1,450 sophomores to career opportunities in northwest Minnesota and northeast North Dakota. Attendees from 33 high schools will tour a showcase floor where there will be more than 130 hands-on exhibit booths to engage students and …

Five years after its inception, Grand Sky continues to take shape

By Brandi Jewett Grand Forks Herald October 17, 2016 Tom Swoyer Jr. can recall in 2011 sitting around a boardroom table in the UND Center for Innovation with local leaders discussing the idea of building an airport for unmanned aircraft. The pitch for an aviation business park on vacant Grand Forks Air Force Base land …

EDC chair: Vote yes for Grand Forks prosperity

Businesses grow and expand in communities that are growing with them. People choose to live in communities that invest in themselves. Meeting our infrastructure needs is necessary for Grand Forks to thrive and grow.  On behalf of the Grand Forks Region EDC board of directors, I urge you to vote yes on Nov. 8 for …

Grand Fork co-working space to open Dec. 1

Grand Forks, ND – October 5, 2016 – Evolve ND, a local non-profit entrepreneurship organization, has identi­fied December 1, 2016 as the opening of Grand Forks’ first co-working space. Named The 701, the co-work­ing space will open in Suites C and D on the ground floor of the Old Town Block in Downtown Grand Forks. …

by Doris Cooper News

Top 10 – September 2016

At its September meeting, the board of directors voted to go on record in support of the proposed city sales tax increase, which will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. The additional .75% sales tax will be dedicated to help fund infrastructure projects that are vital to economic development and community growth. Learn more here …