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Rep. Carlson calls for state funding for Fargo dikes, water supply

Rep. Carlson calls for state funding for Fargo dikes, water supply

FARGO – Surrounded by fellow area Republicans and city officials, a legislative leader from Fargo promised Wednesday to seek $275 million in next year’s legislative session for flood protection in the city and drought protection for the Red River Valley.

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Grand Forks leaders share downtown ideas with Fargo

Grand Forks leaders share downtown ideas with Fargo

Fargo city leaders turned to Grand Forks Tuesday as an example of downtown development, especially along the riverfront.

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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.

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.

Delayed Dickinson subdivision could be annexed soon

An unfinished development agreement with the city has once again delayed the Koch Meadow Hills Fifth Addition, but the sprawling subdivision in northwest Dickinson could be annexed into the city "fairly shortly," officials say.

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.

Bakken oilfields may spawn new industry

Bakken oilfields may spawn new industry

BISMARCK — Working relationships between energy and other industries in North Dakota were touted Tuesday as the future of the state’s economy at the eighth annual Great Plains Empower North Dakota Energy Conference.

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ND Aeronautics Commission starts economic impact study

DICKINSON, N.D. - The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission is researching how 89 airports, including the Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport, impact the state’s economy.

Study: Legalizing gay marriage would bring little new spending to ND

Study: Legalizing gay marriage would bring little new spending to ND

FARGO, N.D. – Legalizing same-sex marriage in North Dakota would generate an estimated $1.9 million in additional spending over three years, the smallest bump in spending that legal gay marriage would produce in any state, according to a recent study.

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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.

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.

Knoff to resign from EDHA board

Kerry Knoff, a member of East Grand Forks’ Economic Development and Housing Authority board, is stepping down from his post at the end of the month.

Worthington discusses plan to redevelop Oxford St.

WORTHINGTON, Minn. — A motion to hire Cuningham Group, a consulting firm out of Minneapolis, for a contract not to exceed $80,000 to create a plan to redevelop Oxford Street was passed during Monday night’s Worthington city council meeting.

Roseau's economic expansion hampered by housing shortage

ROSEAU, Minn. - The city of Karlstad, Minn., is helping a Roseau, Minn., manufacturer deal with an acute housing shortage that has been restraining economic expansion.

Former ND ethanol plant a foundation for local entrepreneurs

Former ND ethanol plant a foundation for local entrepreneurs

WALHALLA, N.D. — The former ADM Corn Ethanol Plant, which laid off about 60 people — more than 5 percent of the Walhalla workforce — when it closed in 2012, is slowly coming back to life.

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