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St. Paul among locations where Walmart workers announce Black Friday protests

A pressure group pushing for higher wages at Walmart stores said employees would stage protests at 1,600 U.S. stores on Black Friday, including 60 in Washington, D.C.

Prairie Business December issue highlights

Prairie Business December issue highlights

Editor Kris Bevill with highlights from the December issue.


Sunbutter gains in popularity

FARGO, N.D. - Dan Hofland once drove around to area grocery stores with cases of Sunbutter in the back of his pickup.

US Thanksgiving meal costs barely rise as price of turkey slips

WASHINGTON - A small decline in turkey prices helped hold the increase in the cost of preparing a Thanksgiving meal for 10 to less than 1 percent this year, the country's largest farm group said on Thursday.

Scan Design celebrates 10 years in business

Scan Design celebrates 10 years in business

FARGO, N.D. - Scan Design in downtown Fargo is throwing a birthday party and everyone’s invited.


Wells Fargo to pay brokers $7.4M to settle bonus lawsuit

Wells Fargo & Co. has agreed to pay $7.4 million to settle a class action claim that it unlawfully made brokers who left the firm forfeit bonuses that were deferred as part of their retirement plans, court documents show.

Williston group has major plans for downtown

Williston group has major plans for downtown

WILLISTON, N.D. — With an influx of new stores, the growing Williston Downtowners Association has big plans.


Barons rezone permit tabled indefinitely

DICKINSON, N.D. - The Dickinson Planning and Zoning Commission has tabled a rezoning petition for the planned Barons Vista development in west Dickinson until developers can secure a second access route into the 262-acre plot.

AgCountry eyes land near interstate in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - AgCountry Farm Credit Services is eyeing a piece of land near the intersection of 32nd Avenue South and Interstate 29 in Grand Forks for a new office building.

UAS experts look to capitalize on growing industry

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The developer of an unmanned aerial systems business park near Grand Forks said he wants to see aircraft in the sky as early as next year.

Tax abatement approved for Oil-Air Products to move to Willmar

WILLMAR, Minn. — The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners approved an eight-year tax abatement plan for a Litchfield company that intends to move to Willmar early next year.

Willmar City Council delays land purchase agreement for Priam substation

WILLMAR, Minn. — Saying they want more information and possibly some renegotiation, Willmar City Council members voted 6-1 Monday night to extend their review period of a land purchase agreement between the Willmar Municipal Utilities and Jennie-O Turkey Store for the proposed Priam substation site.

Cable One switching to all digital

FARGO, N.D. – Cable One is making the switch to digital, and local cable subscribers need to start getting ready now to be prepared for the change early next year.

Grand Forks based AE2S to add 50 jobs in next year

Grand Forks based AE2S to add 50 jobs in next year

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Grand Forks-based Advanced Engineering and Environmental Services plans to hire more than 50 new employees in 2015.


EGF Riverwalk Centre to be sold for $950,000

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. - The East Grand Forks City Council voted Tuesday to sell the Riverwalk Centre for $950,000.

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