Business News: Recall…Blizzard & Neighborhood Bridge


The Federal Reserve’s (Fed) preferred inflation rate rose last month at its fastest pace since June. This is a worrying sign that price pressures are lingering in the US economy and that the Fed may continue to raise rates this year. Consumer prices rose 0.6% in December-January, and he rose significantly from 0.2% in November-December.

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North Dakota’s eight commercial service airports recorded a total of 90,979 air passenger boardings during January. That’s a 24% increase from his 73,117 boarding the state experienced in the same month of 2022. A total of 8,915 passengers passed through the gates of Grand Forks Airport that month. This was his best GFK figure since 2019.


The City Council in Grand Forks is on the move this week. Due to the construction of the council meeting room, regularly scheduled meetings will be moved across the street to the next HIVE. 375 Second Avenue North. The $1.8 million renovation is expected to take several months to complete. City Council, General Committee, and Planning and Zoning meetings are recorded and streamed on his Facebook page in the City of Grand Forks.

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The Polk County Commission has agreed to fund a survey of the extent of an interurban bridge connecting Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. The board voted that he tip over $20,000 towards the $151,000 report. Grand Forks was considering splitting the costs between the two cities and counties four ways he could. That’s $37,750 each. The Grand Forks County Commission will consider the “questions” next week.

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UND has secured a $400,000 grant to study blizzards. This funding is provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Atmospheric and Earth and Space Sciences. This study includes the microphysical structure of snowstorm layers and how topography, atmosphere, and sublimation influence winter storm events. The results will help improve the model for determining snowstorm behavior.

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Judge Doug Barr’s formal installation to the North Dakota Supreme Court will take place Monday in Bismarck. Governor Doug Burgum announced last month that he had appointed Judge Bahr to the state High Court. Bahr’s appointment comes as his longtime Supreme Court Justice Gerald VandeWalle, who has served on the Supreme Court for his 44 years, including 27 years as Chief Justice, will retire on his January 31st. fill the vacancies. Bahr has been a state district court judge since September 2018. Bahr said he was elected by the voters in 2020 and re-elected in 2022. His previous legal experience spanned his 27 years of litigation practice, including his more than 25 years in state government.

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Cosori is recalling over 2 million fryers sold in the US, Canada and Mexico. This is because wire connections can overheat and pose a fire hazard. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says consumers should stop using air fryers immediately. The recall includes multiple model numbers in 3.7 quart and 5.8 quart sizes. Air fryers were sold between June 2018 and December 2022.

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Consumers are willing to pay monthly fees for streaming services, pet food, and even toilet paper. And now some restaurants are betting on doing the same for their favorite meals. I am experimenting more and more. Some offer unlimited drinks or free delivery for a monthly fee. Others bring out their favorite appetizers each time you visit.

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