Here at Grand Forks Streets HQ, we have a pretty low bar when it comes to the “best” local online posts and stories. So rather than a list of recent articles you may have seen in the Herald anyway, here are some local Craigslist postings relating to streets:
Came across this example from Callan Bentley at Northern Virginia Community College and thought it was an interesting way to help students keep thinking about geology, even while they’re walking around campus.
Eight inches of snow? No problem:
The Grand Forks Herald has a thing for putting winter cyclists on the front page–check out this one of Chase Christenson from January 2010:
Matt Burton-Kelly waits for traffic at the intersection of University Ave. and N. 25th St. as he bikes to work at EERC
Professor Gordon Iseminger of the History Department at UND pedals across campus during Thursday’s snowfall. (Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald) (15 Jan 2016)
Although this topic may not seem to immediately affect the streets of our fair city, it does affect a related aspect: community.
**I have a theory that by allowing people to show off what they know through comment systems or message boards, we could get a better “oral history” of the area than we would if we relied only on people who want to edit Wikipedia. Wikipedia requires citations, comments do not.