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May 14, 2018
Ask Us: Kennedy Bridge lights will stay white
May 14, 2018 - 7:27am
Historic preservation concerns hold back video marquee for Empire theater
March 14, 2018 - 6:28pm
December 23, 2017
The Dr. Henry M. Wheeler home at 420 Franklin Ave. is a Victorian Italianate that has undergone many changes before current owners Wayne and Judy Swisher continued the restoration, which began in the 1980s. (photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)play button
Historic addresses: Stately old homes are window into Grand Forks’ past
December 23, 2017 - 7:00am
April 28, 2017
314 Cambridge is home to one tenant, KFJM radio, and has had a variety of uses in the past, including housing. The UND building is being transistioned to offline. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
UND demolitions could be completed for fall term
April 28, 2017 - 6:41pm
January 18, 2017
UND spokesman Peter Johnson, and UND's facilities director of operations and maintenance., Mark Johnson,  show the Era Bell Thompson Cultural Center that was taken offline in December of 2014. No decision has been made regarding the future of the building on University Avenue. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Future use of campus buildings pending at UND
January 18, 2017 - 6:18pm
January 13, 2017
Montgomery Hall on the UND campus is an example of the Tudor Revival architectural style. The hall was designed by architect Joseph Bell DeRemer and built in 1911 to be the dining hall for students. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
The city of yesteryear: Historical Commission helps preserve legacy of early Grand Forks
January 13, 2017 - 8:18pm
May 28, 2016
Marcus Wax, business manager of Yellow Dart Industries tours the second floor of the Mill Square building.  Jesse Trelstad/ Grand Forks Herald
Mill Square eyed for commercial uses
May 28, 2016 - 9:03pm
October 30, 2015
Grand Forks Historic Preservation Commission Chair Marsha Gunderson stands near a plaque outside the Odd Fellows Building in downtown Grand Forks. (Photo by Tim Albrecht/Grand Forks Herald)
Gunderson gets key to city for helping preserve Grand Forks history
October 30, 2015 - 6:00am
September 26, 2015
Grand Forks' Metropolitan Opera House circa 1930. The building was constructed in 1890 for the cost of $91,000. (submitted by Lonnie Laffen)play button
With Rhombus Guys brewpub opening, historic Opera House comes to life
September 26, 2015 - 6:00am
July 23, 2015
Demolition continues on the house at 125 Belmont Road on Wednesday, July 23, 2015, in Grand Forks, N.D. (Logan Werlinger/Grand Forks Herald)play button
VIDEO: 109-year-old house in Grand Forks demolished; preservation advocates disappointed
July 23, 2015 - 7:15pm
June 12, 2012
Two GF buildings nominated for historic register
June 12, 2012 - 6:39am
March 4, 2012
2 downtown Grand Forks buildings to be razed
March 4, 2012 - 10:56pm
December 2, 2011
A new guide to the history and architecture of Grand Forks' Riverside neighborhood has been published by the city's Historical Preservation Commission. It includes several now-and-then photographs of distinctive neighborhood homes, such as 1701 Lewis Boulevard in about 1907 and 2011. A photo of the recently restored Riverside swimming pool is featured on the cover.
STILL HISTORIC: Riverside retains charm, distinctive architecture
December 2, 2011 - 6:48pm
November 24, 2010
Peg O'Leary, Grand Forks, column: Leevers site honors GF's past, present, future
November 24, 2010 - 11:30pm
February 25, 2010
The old Jacobi house, a turreted Queen Anne built for Gustav Rhienhold Jacobi, stands today at 504 Reeves Drive in Grand Forks. Herald photo by John Stennes.
GF's old houses make 'This Old House'
February 25, 2010 - 11:33pm