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GF to bid for 2016 World U-18 hockey tourney

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Ralph Engelstad Arena is hoping to bring another world event to Grand Forks.

EGF EDHA plans to get out of housing, hire new director

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. - The city of East Grand Forks could see substantial changes in the coming months by transferring control of its Section 8 housing voucher program to an outside agency and by hiring a new economic development director.

Child poverty rates static while ND economy surges

FARGO, N.D. - Although North Dakota may have the best economy in the nation for its children, the percentage of children living in poverty hasn’t changed since 2005, according to a national report on children’s well-being.

TEDxFargo event garnering big attention

TEDxFargo event garnering big attention

FARGO, N.D. - Publicity for next week’s TEDxFargo and TEDxYOUTH@Fargo received a boost Thursday when Fargo and the events were featured on the TED.com blog.

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Record high $112M deposit made to ND Legacy Fund

BISMARCK – A record-high deposit of $112 million will be made into North Dakota’s Legacy Fund this month, pushing the rainy day fund’s balance past $2.2 billion, State Treasurer Kelly Schmidt announced Thursday.

Rural GF County discuss ways to attract new residents, businesses

LARIMORE, N.D. — As Henry Borysewicz listened Tuesday to developers of an unmanned-aircraft tech park just down the road talk about jobs coming to the area, he wondered how wide the communication gap is in rural America.

Rural communities hope to benefit from UAS technology

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Community leaders in rural Grand Forks County are looking to the proposed Grand Sky unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology and business park at Grand Forks Air Force Base to help rejuvenate the economies in their rural North Dakota communities.

Targeted immigration seen by some as solution to ND’s worker shortage

Targeted immigration seen by some as solution to ND’s worker shortage

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - As a worker shortage continues to loom over North Dakota, some economic developers recommend the gap be filled with individuals not only from other states but from abroad.

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Sales and purchases up in ND

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - A new state report released Thursday shows North Dakota’s economy continues to grow.

Barnesville entrepreneurs sponsor business pitch contest

Entrepreneurs are invited to give their startup idea a jolt with Barnesville’s Business Pitch Contest, sponsored by Stoneridge Software, Dean’s Bulk Service, Crown Appraisals and the Barnesville Economic Development Authority.

East Grand Forks moving closer to EDHA restructuring

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. - The city of East Grand Forks is moving closer to restructuring its Economic Development and Housing Authority.

Kandiyohi County, Willmar EDC reaches consensus on proposed budget

WILLMAR, Minn. — Although there are still areas of disagreement, the joint boards of the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission have mostly reached a consensus on a proposed budget for 2015.

Startup house aims to spark world-changing concepts

Startup house aims to spark world-changing concepts

FARGO, N.D. - A house in the Cathedral District of north Fargo has been remodeled and rewired to serve as an incubator of sorts for technological entrepreneurs.

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Emphasis on exports: Senators stress importance of rural companies’ involvement

Emphasis on exports: Senators stress importance of rural companies’ involvement

MOORHEAD, Minn. - Area businesses can serve as successful examples in exporting for other parts of the country, said Arun Kumar, assistant secretary of commerce for global markets and director general of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service.

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More residential units being built as Fargo area develops

More residential units being built as Fargo area develops

FARGO, N.D. - Once described as a “city within a city,” plans for the Urban Plains subdivision have evolved since they were first introduced in 2007.

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