ENERGY: Lasting impact
South Dakota continues to see the effects of Poet and the ethanol industry ...
CONSTRUCTION CORNER: Under one roof
Sanford Health combines all cancer services with Edith Sanford Breast Center ...
MANUFACTURING: Building Blocks
Precast concrete company helps western North Dakota cities build in a hurry...
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT: Growing Town on the Prairie
Brookings experiences economic growth beyond SDSU...
BUSINESS INSIDER: A dream becomes reality
Tom Swoyer helps grow UAS industry in North Dakota ...
A local nonprofit has secured a space in downtown Grand Forks for a co-working venture aimed at providing room for startups and entrepreneurs.
Altru Health System plans on rolling out eVisits to its patients in 2016, Chief Information Officer Mark Waind said Tuesday.
Wall Street banks have cut Oasis Petroleum Inc's credit line by roughly $170 million, the largest reported reduction this autumn of an oil producer's access to debt markets in the wake of plunging crude prices.
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s taxable sales and purchases dropped 16 percent in the second quarter compared with the same period last year, led by a 31.4 percent decrease in the mining and oil extraction sector that reflects a slowdown in drilling activity as a result of depressed crude oil prices.
HILLSBORO, N.D. - North Dakota continues to change and evolve, and the North Dakota State University Extension Service is holding a series of 11 community forums across the state to help the organization remain relevant and useful.
BISMARCK – One of the partners behind a proposed crude oil pipeline that would pass under Lake Sakakawea has agreed to install an additional safety measure to ease concerns about how quickly a spill could pollute the lake.
A new initiative from the North Dakota University System called Bakken U seeks to bring workers from the energy industry into the fold of higher education at Dickinson State University.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Almost everything about Sky's Fine Dining is new.RELATED CONTENT
MOORHEAD – Consultants hired to help create a game plan for revitalizing downtown Moorhead say the city has many things going for it and communities that faced similar challenges have done great things.RELATED CONTENT
MAPLETON, N.D. — With the drop in commodity prices for crops like soybeans and corn, headlines have been gloomy for ag equipment makers, with many laying off workers in the wake of the downturn in the farm economy.RELATED CONTENT
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. – The past 18 months have have included a mix of headlines for Arctic Cat.RELATED CONTENT
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - A Forum Communications Company editor with a wide range of experience has been hired as the next editor of Prairie Business magazine.RELATED CONTENT
DICKINSON, N.D. -- An Alaska-based vocational and safety training company that came to Dickinson at the height of the Bakken oil boom has announced it is indefinitely suspended its services in the state.
BEMIDJI -- Leaders from BSU, Northwest Technical College and the broader Bemidji community painted the portrait of their ideal president Wednesday for the visiting Steven Rosenstone, chancellor of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.RELATED CONTENT
BEMIDJI -- With less than a month under his belt as the new president of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, Doug Loon is making it a priority to visit cities statewide for a better understanding of local business communities.RELATED CONTENT
BEMIDJI—Northwest Technical College has been awarded a $300,000 grant through the federal Economic Development Administration to support the construction of a technical training center on its Bemidji campus.
Officials at UND are looking at decreasing the total number of credits required to graduate in an effort to address scheduling issues for high-demand courses.
DICKINSON - It's still unclear how internal audits will be handled at the universities and colleges in North Dakota after the Legislature cut that funding.
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Dickinson State University has a new president with a new vision for the school.
BISMARCK – The company responsible for an oil spill in the Yellowstone River this year received permission from state regulators Wednesday to build a new crude oil pipeline in southwest North Dakota.
A new survey adds to concerns that a slumping Canadian dollar is discouraging North Dakota's northern neighbors from visiting here.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO - North Dakota Blue Cross Blue Shield, which continues to recover from a bruising loss in 2013, saw its profit margin rise to 3.5 percent, a healthy increase over the normal 1 to 2 percent margin.
WILLMAR — A small town in Illinois that expanded its infrastructure to the nearby interstate highway is earning six times the revenue of the sister city on the other side of the interstate that did not expand its infrastructure.RELATED CONTENT
Dickinson State University has a new president.
When Hornbacher's opens its new Grand Forks supermarket in October, its site in a former Super One store will bring something new to the local grocery scene, according to the company's president.RELATED CONTENT
The annual Wake Up to UND breakfast was all about honoring UND President Robert Kelley and his legacy.RELATED CONTENT
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Business ideas are like loose socks, La Royce Batchelor said.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO — Technology developed by a Fargo-based company is helping health care providers across the country reduce costs and meet patient needs.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO — Sanford Health is installing its own fiber optic network here to provide a data link between its existing campuses and the new southwest medical center under construction.RELATED CONTENT
BRAINERD, Minn. - Although Minnesota's economy may have greatly improved in recent years, the state's women still face financial challenges that are unique to their gender.RELATED CONTENT
UND will have a temporary leader for about six months next year.
FARGO, N.D. — Rather than home to the Oil Patch, North Dakota will likely soon be best known as home of the Drone Patch, say representatives of Absolute Marketing Group. In anticipation, the Fargo firm recently debuted Launchboxx, a division that will focus exclusively on drone advertising and marketing.RELATED CONTENT
DICKINSON, N.D. -- The final round of interviews in the Dickinson State University presidential search will bring the last remaining candidate to be vetted by the State Board of Higher Education on campus Wednesday.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- A new crop of young people is entering the business of agriculture, and one new entry point is the Dakota Precision Ag Center at Lake Region State College in Devils Lake -- a program that touts an up-close and personal approach.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO, N.D. -- On Oct. 4, AgweekTV will debut on KELO-TV of Sioux Falls, S.D., expanding the reach of a program that began broadcasting in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota less than a year ago.RELATED CONTENT
WEST FARGO—Carina Schell was in first grade when she saw the "pretty pink" ballet tutu displayed in a store. She's been hooked on dance ever since.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL — Flying a small drone around a bridge may be safer and less costly than traditional ways of inspection, with Minnesota officials planning more tests to gauge their usefulness.RELATED CONTENT
WILLMAR — As president of the Minnesota Medical Association from 2013 to 2014, Dr. Cindy Firkins Smith crisscrossed the state, talking to doctors in towns large and small, listening to their concerns, their frustrations and their hopes.RELATED CONTENT
DICKINSON, N.D. - Despite some contention, the Dickinson State University Presidential Search Committee voted to move forward with interviewing only candidate Thomas Mitzel on Friday morning during a conference call.RELATED CONTENT
COURTENAY, N.D.—Officials broke ground on a $300 million wind farm project that has been eight years in the making Friday. The event marks the official start of construction for the Courtenay Wind Farm.RELATED CONTENT
JAMESTOWN, N.D. - A new assisted-living and memory-care center under construction will serve up to 72 people when completed next summer, according to Hollie Britten, corporate sales and marketing manager for Edgewood Management Group.RELATED CONTENT
Sitting near the bank of the Red River, Grand Forks' historic Metropolitan Opera House felt the water's wrath during the 1997 flood.RELATED CONTENT
Distance learning and part-time enrollment continue to grow at UND, according to new figures from the university.
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- From the industrial park to downtown, Bemidji’s economy is both expanding and diversifying.RELATED CONTENT
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Falling oil prices and the resulting oil drilling slowdown in the Bakken Oil Patch has led one of the world's largest oilfield services companies to make major cutbacks at its Dickinson office.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO—Network security has more to do with smoke and mirrors than actual security at many companies today, according to Corey Steele, network security engineer for local voice and data network solutions provider High Point Networks.RELATED CONTENT
OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. – The White Earth Nation said Friday that it plans to build a casino on the shore of Star Lake in Otter Tail County, though not all residents in the out-of-the-way neighborhood are excited by the news.
BISMARCK — Job Service North Dakota is offering its employees voluntary buyouts and looking to cut other costs to cope with a $4.1 million budget shortfall for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.RELATED CONTENT
BISMARCK – A Denver-based company that unveiled plans last fall for a $4 billion petrochemical plant in North Dakota said Friday it has entered into a long-term ethane supply agreement with one of the biggest players in the state's Oil Patch.
FARGO – A wedding planner sweats the details of an upcoming ceremony so the bride-to-be can try to relax and enjoy the big day. In much the same way, a "birth designer" at Sanford Health will soon help women plan the pregnancy and birth experience they've always imagined.RELATED CONTENT
WEST FARGO—BlackRidge Financial, with 11 banks and an insurance company in Minnesota and North Dakota, is building a new headquarters facility here.RELATED CONTENT
WILLMAR — The outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in 2015 struck a number of states, but Minnesota and Iowa suffered the greatest economic harm by a country mile.
FARGO — Morrie Lanning and his long and storied career in public service took center stage Thursday when the former Moorhead mayor and Minnesota legislator accepted the 2015 Legacy Leader Award from the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce.RELATED CONTENT
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Most of us think of a new business being started by young, vibrant, go-getting entrepreneurs.RELATED CONTENT
Trucks – we see them every day on North Dakota roads. We ride alongside them on the highway, and we see their trailers, decorated with the logos of nearly every major industry that moves goods and services across our country.RELATED CONTENT
When you bring up the term “strategic planning” to most company owners, you normally get some hesitant stares and mumbled words.RELATED CONTENT
In 1981, as part of the Economic Recovery Tax Act (ERTA), Congress enacted a new tax credit.RELATED CONTENT