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Engelstad’s events director leaving

GRAND FORKS — The Ralph Engelstad Arena’s events and marketing director is leaving to become assistant general manager of a group of events centers in Sioux Falls, S.D.

According to a news release from the South Dakota events centers’ management, Chris Semrau will be responsible for booking entertainment at the Denny Sanford Premier Center, Sioux Falls Arena and Convention Center and the Orpheum Theater Center.

His last day will be Feb. 10.

Semrau has been with the Engelstad arena since 2000, the same year he graduated from the University of North Dakota with a bachelor’s degree in business.

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