The bad news is the worker shortage in northwestern Minnesota isn't going away anytime soon, and is actually expected to get worse.
FARGO – Doug Burgum stood one night on the roof of the abandoned Northern School Supply building, which he'd recently spared from demolition, and scanned the downtown landscape in the dim light.RELATED CONTENT
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan in August. Although this plan has been discussed frequently before and since the actual release, I believe most people have not been told how this plan will impact their personal finances.
WILLISTON, N.D. - Grey hung in the sky, slowly coating the ground with an icy drizzle. Individuals sat quietly in the Salvation Army chapel waiting for their appointment, hoping they could be seen that day. Others simply took the opportunity to get some quality sleep in the warmth of the padded pews.
CROOKSTON, Minn. — Some storefronts and apartments in downtown Crookston could get a facelift if the city is successful in procuring $750,000 in rehabilitation grants.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Chemists at the University of North Dakota’s Energy & Environmental Research Center are working to further develop a process that uses crop feedstock from North Dakota to make products that will benefit the state’s oil industry.RELATED CONTENT
MARSHALL, Minn. -- Nova Tech Engineering and its 40 employees moved 10 years ago from a pole shed on the west end of Willmar to the park-like setting of the Minnesota West Technology Campus.RELATED CONTENT
BEMIDJI—A meeting between the state House's Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development Committee and Bemidji business owners Thursday was all about finding qualified employees.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO — Fargo-Moorhead's housing market ranks 13th among 364 metropolitan areas surveyed by the National Association of Home Builders. Jerry Howard, the organization's executive vice president and COO, said the success is due to this area's economic diversity.RELATED CONTENT
State and regional economic development agencies are ready to throw $26 million in public funding toward a proposed $53 million biotech plant in Mountain Iron.
WORTHINGTON — The developer of the former Northland Mall property and the city of Worthington seem to be spinning in a vicious circle in terms of moving forward with the development of the proposed Promenade on Oxford project.RELATED CONTENT
WILLMAR — The downtown project that includes development of a commercial kitchen where area growers can process and preserve locally grown produce for resale is halfway to completion, about 120 local food supporters learned Monday.RELATED CONTENT
The 108-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Jamestown is scheduled to open Friday. Located at 930 25th St. SW, the Fairfield Inn & Suites will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Buffalo City Holdings LLC and managed by Pace’s Lodging LLC. This is the first Fairfield Inn & Suites in the area to feature the brand’s new design and décor.
WARREN, Minn. — A new hotel could start construction here next year to alleviate a shortage of accommodations in this city of 1,560.
RURAL FARGO – Surrounded by miles of farmland, an industrial park is under construction where Interstate 29 meets 100th Avenue South.RELATED CONTENT