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COVID-19 guidelines to help keep everyone feeling grand

While times may be tough, our two towns have proven to be tougher. This community’s response to COVID-19 has truly been SimplyGrand! Local and state leaders have done an amazing...

SimplyGrand Dishing with Steph: Fresh Mint Coffee

My kids have a newly discovered obsession with iced coffee, so it was a no brainer to try out Molly Yeh’s recipe for Fresh Mint Iced Coffee, found on page 54 of her cookbook, Molly...

Producing SimplyGrand things

Searching for the freshest seasonal produce around? Simply head to our grand Downtown! From 9 AM to 1 PM, every Saturday through September, the outdoor space between Lyons Auto...

SimplyGrand kid stuff

Searching for summer to-dos for the kiddos? Greater Grand Forks offers numerous ways to entertain the young and young at heart!

Forks up for SimplyGrand dining

Hungering for a grand place to dine? With the word “forks” in your name, the pressure is on to deliver! Fortunately, our two towns have lots of locally owned spots to deliciously...

SimplyGrand ways to celebrate Independence Day

Rumor has it, this 4th of July will be sizzling…and I’m not just talking about the temps. In addition to all the awesome attractions, scenic parks, superb shopping and dining we...

SimplyGrand outdoor dining

Looking to raise your fork, in our two Forks, under simply grand summer skies? From large decks overlooking the river to small café tables dotting a downtown street and plentiful...

SimplyGrand Dishing with Steph: Pigs in a Blanket on a Stick

Molly Yeh’s recipe for Pigs in a Blanket on a Stick may be my favorite recipe from Molly’s cookbook, Molly on the Range. I felt like I was back at a summer fair or festival,...

Golfer putting on the green

SimplyGrand spots to tee it up

Even though the calendar may say June 21 is the official start of summer, I am declaring it has (unofficially) arrived in our Forks! Around these parts, warmer weather means it’s...

SimplyGrand Dishing with Steph: Pimiento Cheese Babka

You know when someone asks you what one food you would eat if you could only eat that food for the rest of your life? I can never stick to just one, I can’t live without bread and...

SimplyGrand Dishing with Steph: From Yeh to Yah, That’s Good (V5)!

We welcome Steph and the Bernstrom kids (and friends) as they take on Molly Yeh's pizza dough!

#FeelingGrand Inside and Out

While we are seeing more and more businesses starting to reopen, some people still may not feel comfortable going out due to COVID-19 concerns. This “no judgement zone” blog will...