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Rebirth of downtown Bemidji continues

Rebirth of downtown Bemidji continues

BEMIDJI—For many smaller communities, the closing of a downtown store covering nearly 10,000 square feet could be a crippling—but for Bemidji, it was an opportunity.

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Worthington mall developer hosts contest to name new complex

WORTHINGTON — Brian Pellowski, owner of PBK Investments, is within weeks of acquiring the Northland Mall property from its current owner.

Spearfish EDC to build spec building

Spearfish Economic Development Corp. plans to build a 40,000-square-foot spec building in the Spearfish Business and Industry Park.

Mitchell committee recommends TIF for new business complex

Mitchell committee recommends TIF for new business complex

A committee said Tuesday a proposed tax increment financing district at the site of the former Happy Chef in Mitchell would meet the city's guidelines.

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South Dakota unveils new workforce development campaign

PIERRE, S.D. – After months of research and planning, the state officially launched its workforce development campaign at the Governor’s Economic Development conference held last week in Sioux Falls.

Businesses come together to revitalize downtown Dickinson

Businesses come together to revitalize downtown Dickinson

One of the first signs that things were changing in downtown Dickinson was — well, a sign.

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Committee will propose downtown ice rink in Fargo

FARGO—When winter comes around, Fargoans may be able to ice skate downtown.

New hotel is legal, ethical wasp's nest for Detroit Lakes officials

New hotel is legal, ethical wasp's nest for Detroit Lakes officials

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Who would have thought it would be so controversial for the city of Detroit Lakes to follow its long-range plan?

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Small towns eye Renaissance Zone program to support development

Small towns eye Renaissance Zone program to support development

CAVALIER, N.D.—Bryan McCoy has a straightforward goal for the new Cavalier Renaissance Zone Program.

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MN DNR gives $420K for Bemidji shooting sports park

BEMIDJI -- The proposed shooting sports park northwest of Bemidji snagged a six-figure grant Thursday.

Dickinson residents, city assessor spar over property values

Residents and business owners from around the city expressed their concerns about an increase in assessed property values in front of the Dickinson Board of Equalization on Thursday evening.

Grand Forks likely to receive fewer state dollars for water treatment plant

As North Dakota's legislative session nears its end, it appears Grand Forks will receive $30 million for a new water treatment plant—less money than the city expected—leaving some city leaders frustrated while others are still hopeful, they said.

Fargo consultants favor parking-office-retail complex in north end of downtown

Fargo consultants favor parking-office-retail complex in north end of downtown

FARGO — The best site for a new downtown parking ramp is not the city-owned lot on NP Avenue, the longtime favorite, but the block where Schumacher Goodyear is located, consultants told the Parking Commission on Thursday.

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$7.8 million rec center planned for 'heart' of West Fargo

$7.8 million rec center planned for 'heart' of West Fargo

The West Fargo Park Board will award bids today for a roughly $7.8 million recreational facility and park that will house new park district offices, activity spaces and an indoor track south of Interstate 94.

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Minnesota DNR threatens lawsuit over Detroit Lakes hotel development

Minnesota DNR threatens lawsuit over Detroit Lakes hotel development

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Concerned about runoff into Little Detroit Lake and other zoning issues, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is threatening legal action against Detroit Lakes if the city council approves the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Hotel project near the beach.

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