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Hot or not? That's the question some Grand Forks city leaders are asking about window displays at downtown businesses such as Gilly's night club. The concerns are prompting the Downtown Design Review Board to examine its rules on window signage. (Photo by John Stennes)

Grand Forks bar's get-out-the-vote move backfires

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The North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating a downtown Grand Forks bar's promotion of rewarding voters with a free beer.


Peter Welte, Grand Forks County state's attorney, said he is otherwise "reserving all comment on this until we get all the facts."

The investigation includes the involvement of Tyrone Grandstrand, a candidate for Grand Forks mayor in the June 12 election.

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