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Grand Forks Public Schools to Hold Facility Open House

News Release        

For Immediate Release

September 17, 2021

 Grand Forks Public Schools to Hold Facility Open House

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Grand Forks Public Schools will hold a Facility Open House, guided facility tours of public schools within the city of Grand Forks, on September 23. Tours will begin at each school at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

This is the community’s opportunity to visit buildings and learn from school administrators and custodians regarding the state of facilities.

Additionally, Superintendent Dr. Terry Brenner has recorded a 13-minute presentation regarding the school system’s facilities, budget, and the special election, which is available at

The Grand Forks School Board has called for a special election on September 28. There is one question on the ballot: increase the building fund by 10 mills.

The election will be held at the Alerus Center (1200 S 42nd St.). Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

The County of Grand Forks is administering absentee balloting. Absentee voter applications are available from both Grand Forks County (151 S 4th St., S10.) and Grand Forks Public School District #1 (2400 47th Ave. S). The application can also be found at

Absentee ballots and envelopes will be distributed by the County of Grand Forks upon receipt of an absentee voter application. Absentee ballots must be postmarked by September 27, 2021.