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High-tech micro markets offer alternative to workplace vending machines

High-tech micro markets offer alternative to workplace vending machines

HASTINGS, Minn. -- Police officers dropping off detainees at the Dakota County Jail in the wee hours used to face a daunting challenge: getting something good, and fresh, to eat.

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Businesses cite workforce struggles in push for ND discrimination ban

BISMARCK, N.D. - As the North Dakota House prepares to consider a bill to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation, some business owners are using a workforce development argument to push for its passage.

Eased drone restrictions lessen paperwork for new businesses

BISMARCK, N.D. - While they currently work at a marketing firm in Bismarck, Mike Mabin and Ed Sargeant are looking to unmanned aircraft to expand their business portfolio.

North Dakota no longer No. 1 in unemployment rate

North Dakota no longer No. 1 in unemployment rate

BISMARCK – North Dakota can no longer say it has the lowest unemployment rate.

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Local manufacturers see opportunity amid oil slowdown

Local manufacturers see opportunity amid oil slowdown

WILLISTON, N.D. — A product a North Dakota manufacturing company began making for one oil customer is now exported to several states.

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Event technology firm fulfills vision of music, theater and other events in Fargo metro

Event technology firm fulfills vision of music, theater and other events in Fargo metro

Around the age of 13, most kids have no idea what they want to be when they grow up. Kent Kolstad, founder of Livewire Entertainment Media Services, was beginning a business that would sustain his life and passions 15 years later.

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Fargo businesswoman advises entrepreneurs to work hard, be open to new opportunities

Fargo businesswoman advises entrepreneurs to work hard, be open to new opportunities

When Carol Rogne left a career in banking to start her own company 26 years ago, she intended to provide investment, accounting and tax services.

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BUSINESS INSIDER: Community cheerleader

BUSINESS INSIDER: Community cheerleader

Fergus Falls, Minn., boasts a vibrant, supportive business community with dedicated leadership

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North Dakota workshops planned for aspiring entrepreneurs 50+

AARP and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will present workshops in five North Dakota cities to help individuals ages 50 and older thinking about starting their own business.

Minnesota Food Charter discusses local market needs

Minnesota Food Charter discusses local market needs

GRANITE FALLS, Minn. — There is a bounty of healthy vegetables, fruits and meats raised on small farms in western Minnesota, but they are more often destined for restaurants and homes in the metropolitan area than kitchens close to home.

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Techies launch Kickstarter campaign to beat cell phone addiction

Techies launch Kickstarter campaign to beat cell phone addiction

PAYNESVILLE — Matt Brauchler knew there was a problem when his young daughter gave him a big pout and pleaded with him to stop playing a game on his cell phone and instead come play with her.

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Wells Fargo to cut 1,000 positions, shut Milwaukee home-lending office

Wells Fargo to cut 1,000 positions, shut Milwaukee home-lending office

Wells Fargo & Co, the fourth-largest U.S. bank by assets, said it will cut 1,000 jobs and close its home-lending servicing office in Milwaukee, Wis.

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Public transit owners ask Dickinson for stricter regulations

During an informal meeting with the Dickinson city administrator, three taxi owners and one shuttle bus driver asked for stricter regulations to be put on their companies.

Nobles County transfers funds to aid economic development efforts

WORTHINGTON, Minn. — Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved a transfer of more than half a million dollars from its revolving loan fund to the Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp., acting as a Local Development Organization.

Kraft and Heinz to form North America's third largest food company

Kraft Foods Group Inc, the maker of Velveeta cheese, will merge with ketchup maker H.J. Heinz Co, owned by 3G Capital and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, to form North America's third-largest food and beverage company.

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