Mayor Michael R. Brown of Grand Forks delivered his 2019 State of the City address, co-hosted by The Chamber of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks to a sold out crowd of nearly 600 people at the Alerus Center Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

Mayor Brown predicted a "BILLION DOLLAR BOOM" in the next 5 years, stating,

"Grand Forks is at a point where the right steps forward with solid infrastructure, key investments, a focus on innovation and a commitment to inclusion will set the course for an historic period of development and opportunity."