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How Did Grand Forks End Up With All That Black Slag Sand?

One of the unique visual features of Grand Forks is the huge black piles of sand just north of town along the bank of the Granby River (once known as the North Fork of the Kettle River). Ever gazed at… Continue Reading →

Change in Newspaper Reproduction

With the change in the month also comes a change in the Old News aspect of our website. Previously the reproductions of the newspapers attempted to reproduce the Black & White aspect of the original printed pages. As close as… Continue Reading →

Work Party Help At Phoenix Cemetery

We had a work party at the Phoenix Cemetery in the early morning of July 15, 2017. Barry Noll and Al Donnelly from Greenwood showed up as well as Mike Nadon with equipment from EMCON. With board members Doreen Sorensen,… Continue Reading →

Period Maps Category Added

With the latest issues of the 1911 newspapers reporting on the fire in downtown Grand Forks a few things were apparent: Street names were referenced that no longer exist and some streets mentioned by name are not the same streets… Continue Reading →

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