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State grant would give Thief River Falls, Minn., jumpstart on new housing projects

Thief River Falls, Minn., is hoping to cash in on a special state grant that would kick-start construction of a 100-unit housing complex.

F-M area construction permit values exceed records

FARGO - At almost $907 million, the Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead's 2014 third-quarter building permit report for the Fargo-Moorhead metro area shows the highest overall permit values ever.

CTE consortium takes off in four SD towns

CTE consortium takes off in four SD towns

GREGORY, S.D. — There may not be a better example of hands-on learning than what's being built in Gregory. Or Burke, Bonesteel and Colome.


Mitchell city council delays new city hall

Mitchell, S.D., Mayor Ken Tracy cast the deciding vote Monday night to delay the construction of a new city hall, clearing the way for a competition-sized indoor pool to be built in the city.

Grand Forks City Council approves Icon loan to help finance new corporate office

A group of Grand Forks City Council members agreed Monday to lend Icon Architectural Group more than $53,000 to help finance the construction of its new corporate office.

42nd Street group hires executive director

The Grand Forks Public Arts Commission, which is spearheading the 42nd Street Arts Corridor, has hired a soon-to-be executive director.

Blue Goose lands in museum and other biz news

FARGO - The Plains Art Museum will soon be home to the Blue Goose Café, an eatery that for the past two summers made its nest in the Great Northern Bicycle Co. in downtown Fargo.

On its 75th anniversary, Bethany launches several expansion projects

On its 75th anniversary, Bethany launches several expansion projects

FARGO - Bethany Retirement Living broke ground this summer on a $20 million construction project expected to take over three years to complete at its Bethany on University campus.


ND legislators propose increase in local oil money allocation

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - North Dakota Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, R-Dickinson, and other western North Dakota legislators are proposing two bills to increase allocations of oil tax revenue to maintain and develop infrastructure.

Construction management conference to be held in F-M

Two construction membership associations, Associated Builders and Contractors of Minnesota and North Dakota (ABC) and Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) Dakota Chapter, have teamed up to offer a first annual, premier conference showcasing timely topics and informative speakers in construction.

Sanford Health eyes expansion in Worthington

Sanford Health eyes expansion in Worthington

WORTHINGTON — Sanford Health announced Wednesday that it has purchased the former Avera Clinic building in downtown Worthington. The building is adjacent to the Sanford Worthington Medical Center (SWMC)campus and was listed at $1.1 million.


Dickinson debates smaller lot sizes for Barons Vista

The Barons Vista development planned for Dickinson’s growing west side could push city officials to reconsider current ordinances on residential lot sizes.

Knight Foundation offers $5 million to its cities, which includes Grand Forks

A tactile garden, a collaborative workspace and a community flock of sheep are just a few of the many ideas that were discussed Wednesday by Grand Forks community members.

High construction costs may cause Fargo to delay 13th Avenue project

FARGO – Some of the factors responsible for delays in 30 city construction projects this year have caused city officials to think twice about the big project on 13th Avenue South scheduled next year.

Downtown Fargo YMCA plans big splash with $5 million in pool upgrades

Downtown Fargo YMCA plans big splash with $5 million in pool upgrades

FARGO – A new zero-depth entry pool and an expanded lap pool are planned for the downtown branch of the YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties.

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