Amtrak's President says local officials need to start talking about passenger rail traffic. At a meeting Thursday with Grand Forks officials Amtrak's President Joe Boardman asked for help to convince their representatives to increase funding for operating and capitol improvement projects.RELATED CONTENT
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Even with our cool spring people are making time to get out to prep their yards and gardens for summer. Many like accentuate their area by adding outdoor art.
Our cool, wet weather has raised river levels above flood stage in Grand Forks. Tuesday the Red River was at just over 28 feet, which is considered flood stage. The nation weather service says the river is slowly dropping.
As construction season ramps up, contractors are searching for workers to fill jobs.
The Polk County Humane Society has reopened it's doors. But there is still a lack of funding. Donations and volunteers to help run the facility are in short supply.
North Dakota is leading the nation in Unmanned Aerial Systems. It's a hot topic among lawmakers and the subject took center stage at an important gathering Wednesday.
Except for markers and memorials around town it's hard to tell that 17 years ago this week, Greater Grand Forks was experiencing it's worst flood in it's history.
As the weather warms up and people get out and explore the outdoors, many people pick up a field guide to identify plants, birds, and animals.
This week, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed into law the first minimum wage increase in more than a decade. 300,000 minimum wage workers will get a series of raises beginning in August when the new law takes affect.