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Mayor Michael Brown Discusses Issues Affecting Grand Forks in State of the City Address

The theme is "dotting the I's," which include infrastructure, innovation, inclusion, and investment

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —¬†Mayor Michael Brown gave his 17th state of the city address. The theme for the speech was “dotting the I’s,” and Brown covered the areas of infrastructure, innovation, inclusion, and investment. The mayor says with all the growth in the city, including a hospital and downtown development, there will be a $1 billion return in investment. “That…

State of the City Address: “Grand Forks is Open for Business”

Grand Forks Mayor Michael Brown is excited for the city's continued economic progress

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Mayor Michael Brown delivered his “State of the City” speech to a crowd of over 600 at the Alerus Center this afternoon. Brown says the theme for his speech is, “Make it Happen.” With more than 1,400 jobs opening this week, Brown made it clear: Grand Forks is open for business. “We have a great University,…