Grand Forks County

Grand Forks County, North Dakota

124 S 4th St
Grand Forks, ND 58201
Phone: (701) 787-2715
Fax: (701) 787-2716

On the central border of ND; organized Jan 4, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Pembina County. Name Origin: For the village of Grand Forks, itself named for the forks of the Red River of the North and Red Lake River

Area (sq mi):: 1439.83 (land 1437.81; water 2.02) Population per square mile: 45.90
Population 2005: 65,940 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.30%; 1990-2000 -6.50% Population 2000: 66,109 (White 92.00%; Black or African American 1.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 1.00%; Other 4.70%). Foreign born: 3.20%. Median age: 29.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,868; median household $35,785; Population below poverty level: 12.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,092-$28,364
Unemployment (2004): 3.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 14.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Grand Forks County seat (48,984)

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    An alternate system my father developed for use building stacks on a farm in Grand Forks County, North Dakota, employed a hydraulic hay stacker mounted on a tractor (in our case, a 1941 John Deere A).
    In partnership with local leadership, Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) confirmed its dedication to the future of unmanned systems development in the Red River Valley region by signing a lease agreement to anchor the new Grand Sky Technology Park in Grand Forks County.
    "Unmanned aircraft have the potential to be less expensive and more efficient than manned aircraft in many instances." Becklund added that the Grand Forks County Sheriff's Department and the Grand Forks Police Department already operate a handful of UAS tactics in partnership with the university.
    At the University of North Dakota, remotely piloted aircraft are receiving the same rigorous vetting from the UAS Research Compliance Committee, which is overseeing the Grand Forks County sheriff's department's use of unmanned aircraft in law enforcement and public safety activities, said member Barry Milavetz, associate vice president for research and economic development at UND.
    Our firm recently used the technical RCx process to reduce the energy use in the new Grand Forks County Office Building, a six-story 140,000 [ft.sup.2] (13 000 [m.sup.2]) building completed in 2000.
    And neither is the Grand Forks County Correctional Center or the Grand Forks County Juvenile Detention Center, both of which are housed in the same building at the heart of town.
    Last week, the US Air Force, Grand Forks County and Grand Sky Development Company commemorated the execution of an Enhanced Use Lease (EUL) during a ceremony at Grand Forks Air Force Base, therefore officially marking the commencement of the park's development.