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Local leaders in western ND welcome surge funding proposal

DICKINSON, N.D. – Western North Dakota leaders are ready with their lists of needs if a newly proposed “surge” funding bill is adopted next legislative session that begins in January.

Feds pass on funding $50M railroad bypass in Willmar

WILLMAR, Minn. — A proposal to construct a railroad bypass west of Willmar to divert possibly up to a third of the BNSF Railway trains in and out of the Willmar rail yard will not receive federal transportation funding this year, officials have learned.

Diversion entity sues for rights to road

FARGO, N.D. — One of the many governmental entities represented on the Fargo-Moorhead diversion authority is suing a Cass County landowner for road rights on their land under eminent domain.

Dickinson’s Koch development delayed again

DICKINSON, N.D. - The Koch Meadow Hills subdivision hit another snag Wednesday as city officials continue to review plans for the mixed-use development in north Dickinson.

New Porter Creek Hardwood Grill taking shape in Fargo

New Porter Creek Hardwood Grill taking shape in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. – A structure going up at 1555 44th St. S. in Fargo will become a restaurant by spring of 2015.

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35-year-old NDSU grad manages $494M Sanford Medical Center project

35-year-old NDSU grad manages $494M Sanford Medical Center project

FARGO, N.D. – Joanna Slominski sometimes thinks she fell into her chosen field of construction management.

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Western ND legislators propose $800M 'surge' fund

Western ND legislators propose $800M 'surge' fund

BISMARCK -- A group of western North Dakota Republican legislators on Wednesday proposed an $800 million “surge” fund for the state and, in a preview of a proposal to come next week, said it'd be the last such bill needed if a new oil tax formula is adopted this session.

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Western N.D. lawmakers to discuss early funding bill for 2015 construction season

BISMARCK –- Four western North Dakota lawmakers have scheduled a press conference here Wednesday to discuss their plan to introduce an early funding bill in January that would give oil-impacted areas a head start on the 2015 construction season.

Barnesville projects make it more attractive for businesses, workers

Barnesville projects make it more attractive for businesses, workers

BARNESVILLE, Minn. - Turn down most any street here and you’ll see crews boring into the pavement. They’re working on two projects that will bring natural gas and fiber optics to the community – something Karen Lauer, executive director of Barnesville’s Economic Development Authority, believes will make the city more attractive to new businesses.

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Williston man turns school building into affordable apartments

Williston man turns school building into affordable apartments

WILLISTON, N.D. -- Preservation was Earl Westereng’s No. 1 goal when he bought the old Williston High School in 2005.

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Jamestown development could include convention center, hotels, apartments, retail

JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- Planning is underway for a development including two hotels, a convention center, apartments, restaurants and retail space in Jamestown.

GF sets sights west of I-29 for more housing, business development

GF sets sights west of I-29 for more housing, business development

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Grand Forks continues to grow, city officials are looking west of Interstate 29 for the next hot spots in housing and business development.

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5th annual Manufacturer's Conference to be held Oct. 2

BROOKINGS, S.D. - The South Dakota State University Construction and Operations Management Department will hold the 2014 I-29 Manufacturer's Conference at the Swiftel Center in Brookings Oct. 2.

CWB plans another new elevator, hiring staff

CWB is building another grain elevator, its third new facility, and is looking for people to work in them.

Cargill plans $17M expansion at Minn. grain elevator

MADISON, Minn. — Cargill announced this week it will invest $17 million to upgrade and expand its grain elevator in Madison in western Minnesota.

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