Grand Forks

Grand Forks mayor mandates masks in buildings owned by city

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Grand Forks Mayor Brandon Bochenski issues an emergency order requiring masks to be worn in city owned buildings and property starting on Monday. Bochenski says he took the action ahead of early voting at the Alerus Center which the city owns. While not imposing any requirement, Bochenski is urging businesses and non-profit organizations to encourage the…

LIVE: Lend A Helping Hand To Northlands Rescue Mission

Annual Auction Moving Online In November

  A Grand Forks rescue mission needs your help as more and more people turn to their services. Northlands Rescue Mission normally hosts a large charity banquet at the Alerus Center each year. With COVID, they’re moving this year’s event online. A silent auction runs from November 10th to the 12th. A free live stream event is set for the…

Grand Forks Mobile Home Fire Classified as Accidental

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Monday afternoon fire in Grand Forks has been classified as accidental. The fire marshal says an improperly disposed smoldering cigarette ignited combustible siding and deck board at 4710 Golden Gate Drive. The fire moved into the insulation on the underside of the mobile home and was intensified by a strong wind. Damage is estimated at…

One Vote Short To Consider Mask Mandate In Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks City Council fell one vote short of at least considering a motion requiring a mask mandate similar to one covering the University of North Dakota. Council member Bret Weber tried to add the non-agenda item at the end of Monday night’s Committee of the Whole meeting, a move that would have required a unanimous…

Alerus extends Alerus Center sponsorship by 10 years

Alerus is continuing their sponsorship agreement with Alerus Center in 2 million dollar agreement

GRAND FORKS, N.D.- For almost 20 years, the Alerus Center has been partnering with Alerus to bring entertainment to the Grand Forks area. Alerus is not ready to give up their sponsorship spot just yet. Alerus, Alerus Center and the venue’s management company Spectra announcing a two million dollar, ten year extension to the naming rights. The operators say they…