Last night, Independent School District 318 approved a $10 million dollar levy for fiscal year 2015. According to Superintendent Doctor Bruce Thomas, the levy is consistent with this past year’s numbers.
The school board also […]
The entire Grand Rapids Police Civil Service Commission has submitted letters of resignation. Members of the commission, Wanda Bunes, Michael Marsh, and Jim Martinetto has submitted letters of resignation to the city council. […]
Invest early has been awarded funding for another 10 years from the Blandin Foundation. Invest early is currently in its 10th and final year of a previous funding agreement from the Blandin Foundation. At […]
Polymet is still in the permitting phase, but company officials do expect to be mining copper, nickel, and cobalt by 2016. Brad Moore, Executive Vice President of Environmental and Governmental Affairs, said the draft […]
The Essar Project is moving forward. On Tuesday, the Itasca County board of commissioners approved a number of contracts and agreements relating to Essar. The first agreement allowed for the county to advance an […]
Over two thousand students from eleven area schools completed a survey about access to technology, feelings of confidence, and the presence of adults who are interested in their lives. The survey, conducted by the […]
Grand Rapids Police and the school liaison officer are investigating a report that a 15 year old girl brought a handgun to school three weeks ago. The girl, who is not in custody at […]
Grand Rapids High School has 13 foreign exchange students this year, which is a record number for Independent School District 318. Students come from Norway, Italy, Uruguay, Georgia, Germany, Thailand, Spain, and Brazil.
At last night’s […]
A 29 year old Grand Rapids man is facing charges of Felony Terroristic Threats and Felony False Imprisonment after an armed stand-off in Grand Rapids Wednesday night.
According to the Grand Rapids Police Department, Robert […]
Pokegama Lake Golf Course had another successful year. As of September, the golf course’s operating income was $167,000 which is up from last years $102,000. Pokegama Golf Course is an enterprise fund, meaning it […]