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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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Dalrymple, Badlands NGL announce largest private equity project in ND history

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple along with William Jeffrey Gilliam, CEO of Badlands NGL LLC, today announced the development of a North Dakota manufacturing plant that will convert ethane, a byproduct of natural gas processing, into polyethylene which is used to make a wide variety of end-use consumer and industrial plastics.

SD's REDI program loans $224M to hundreds of projects

SD's REDI program loans $224M to hundreds of projects

MITCHELL, S.D. Bruce Yakley stood inside the Trail King plant in Mitchell and watched the sparks fly off welding torches held by workers fusing together huge beams of metal.

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F-M economy boom driven by service growth

FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota’s leading metropolitan hubs are economic hot spots, growing at more than twice the national rate as the state rides a boom in energy and solid growth in agriculture.

New apartments being built to ease housing shortage in Hawley, Minn.

New apartments being built to ease housing shortage in Hawley, Minn.

HAWLEY, Minn. - The project is easy to see if you drive on Highway 10 through Hawley and take a glance to the north.

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EB-5 lawsuit against SD dismissed

MITCHELL, S.D. - A California arbitrator has dismissed a breach-of-contract lawsuit initially brought against South Dakota in 2008 and related to the EB-5 program, which has become an issue in the state's U.S. Senate campaign.

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