Dec 17, 2013 at 7:55 am
Former grand forks mayor mike polovitz has died. Polovitz served as mayor from 1988 to 1996. he also was elected to two terms on the council and one term in the state legislature as a senator from district 42. mayor michael brown expressed his condolences at last night’s council meeting saying “our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.” polovitz ran for the mayor’s post on the theme that he would be a full time mayor on a part-time salary. he was a retired music professor from the university of north dakota. Polovitz was 86.