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Transportation challenges will arise in southwest Jamestown as growth occurs

When growth occurs in the southwest Jamestown area, as is predicted in Forward Jamestown, also known as the Land Use Transportation Plan, one of many challenges the area will have to contend with is how to connect that area with the rest of Jamestown.

Oil company gives $5 million for housing in Williston, Watford City and Killdeer

WILLISTON, N.D. – XTO Energy announced Monday a $5 million donation that will help provide affordable housing for teachers, police and other essential personnel in three of the state’s busiest oil communities.

New developer interested in building apartments on polluted Moorhead site

New developer interested in building apartments on polluted Moorhead site

MOORHEAD—A contaminated First Avenue North property on the east edge of downtown here has the attention of a real estate developer who wants to build an $11 million apartment complex on the land.


Williston defiantly boasts it is 'last great place' for growth

WILLISTON, N.D. - With oil prices falling, you wouldn't think Williston was "the last great place for opportunity," but that is the slogan the state's oil hub has come up with to try to shake off its economic downturn.

It's a deal: Sioux Falls to buy BNSF's downtown rail yard

After more than a decade of negotiations and planning, the city of Sioux Falls, S.D., has reached an agreement to buy more than 10 acres of BNSF's downtown Sioux Falls rail yard for redevelopment.

Kilbourne Group presents details on Fargo development project

Kilbourne Group presents details on Fargo development project

FARGO – The Kilbourne Group presented new details Thursday about its $15.8 million development project at the site of the former Woodrow Wilson High School, including possible rent and amenities for apartments.


U of M, millennials collaborate for talent research

Minnesota Rising, a group of millennial generation leaders, and the University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships (RSDP) are supporting a project to study how North Central and West Central Minnesota communities might better attract and retain young professionals.

Grand Forks envisions 'Warehouse District' near downtown

Old buildings, warehouses and vacant lots fill much of an area near downtown Grand Forks, where city leaders see a prime spot for future redevelopment.

Business park aims to 'clean up' Fargo's front door

FARGO – Demolition and site preparation is underway to create Butler Business Park on a 15-acre former site of Butler Machinery at the southeast corner of Interstate 29 and Main Avenue.

Worthington's Bedford Industries to expand

WORTHINGTON, Minn. — The city’s Economic Development Authority met Monday night to discuss proposals from two local companies interested in acquiring land on Rowe Avenue.

Detroit Lakes council approves $1 million in TIF for hotel development

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.-Though it was not unanimous, the Detroit Lakes City Council approved a resolution Tuesday that will establish a tax increment financing district and TIF financing plan for the proposed hotel, condominium and restaurant redevelopment project at the northwest corner of Washington Avenue and West Lake Drive.

Barnesville businesses sponsor 2nd annual startup contest

Area entrepreneurs are being offered the chance to win a boost for their ideas at the second annual Spark Your Startup business pitch competition.

Construction surrounds far South Washington in Grand Forks this summer

Construction surrounds far South Washington in Grand Forks this summer

GRAND FORKS-Anyone driving along Washington Street on the far south end of Grand Forks will see numerous construction vehicles and piles of dirt.


Second Willmar area EDC staffer resigns

WILLMAR — Another staff departure was announced this week at the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission, where a search is already about to begin for a new executive director.

ND Development Fund increases limits to $1M

The North Dakota Department Fund, a loan program within the state's commerce department, has increased its funding limits from $300,000 to $1 million per project.

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