Grand Forks wants to host big events

Associated Press

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Grand Forks officials want the city to host big events that will attract large crowds to town.

The Grand Forks Herald reports that City Council members are mulling the idea of hiring a professional coordinator to build and promote events.

Council members say they would like to start setting aside money for the position and have someone hired by 2013.