Welcome to our web site

Our mission is to strengthen communities by providing local news and editorial, and we hope you enjoy our online content. Some of the features of our website are:

  • For subscribers only: the ability to read up-to-date articles about the county and surrounding communities
  • For subscribers only: an extensive gallery of pictures from local events
  • For subscribers only: an archived section of printed newspapers

Subscription Rates:

Subscriptions to the web site are offered at a reduced rate to our paper subscribers.

Our current rates for Print subscriptions are:

$45.00 for residents of Polk County,
$55.00 for everyone else

Add online access to a print subscription for only:

Our current rates for Online only subscriptions are:
$35.00 per year


Julie Bergman, Publisher-Editor julie@wiktel.com
Bruce Brierley, Sports/Office Manager bruce@page1publications.com
Linda Forseide, Creative Coordinator designteam@page1publications.com"
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Advertising exponent@page1publications.com
Website Support support@communityjournalismproject.com


The Exponent
Mailing Address:
PO Box 285
East Grand Forks, MN 56721

Physical Address:
207 2nd Ave NE.
East Grand Forks, MN 56721

(218) 773-2808

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Frandsen 04.17.2024