Click here to subscribe Make us your homepage

Grand Forks CEO wins state economic development award

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Klaus Thiessen, the president and CEO of the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corp., was named the 2014 Governor’s Choice for Economic Developer of the Year Thursday.

Williston group has major plans for downtown

Williston group has major plans for downtown

WILLISTON, N.D. — With an influx of new stores, the growing Williston Downtowners Association has big plans.

RELATED CONTENT

Tax abatement approved for Oil-Air Products to move to Willmar

WILLMAR, Minn. — The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners approved an eight-year tax abatement plan for a Litchfield company that intends to move to Willmar early next year.

Grafton uses housing incentive to stem population decline, stabilize community

Grafton uses housing incentive to stem population decline, stabilize community

GRAFTON, N.D. — Mayor Chris West has a quick answer for anyone questioning the value of an eight-year-old Grow Grafton housing construction incentive program.

RELATED CONTENT

F-M area cities hiring more to keep up with growth

F-M area cities hiring more to keep up with growth

FARGO, N.D. – Pierre Freeman walked briskly around the convenience store, his eyes scanning the floors, the shelves, the counters.

RELATED CONTENT

Forbes: ND 2nd best state for business

North Dakota ranks 2nd on Forbes annual Best States for Business list, holding it position from last year. The state ranked 2nd in growth prospects and 4th in economic climate.

GF planners want to fill in holes of city's development

GF planners want to fill in holes of city's development

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - As Grand Forks continues to grow, city planners want to fill in holes of the city’s development rather than just expand the city’s borders.

RELATED CONTENT

F-M set to wow 2018 Special Olympics USA selection committee

F-M set to wow 2018 Special Olympics USA selection committee

FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota faces tough competition in its efforts to bring the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games to Fargo-Moorhead, but leaders are confident they can get it done.

RELATED CONTENT

2014 value of construction in Jamestown 3 times higher than 2013

2014 value of construction in Jamestown 3 times higher than 2013

It has been a very good year for construction in Jamestown, according to Gary Klundt, building inspector.

RELATED CONTENT

Minn. county OKs revolving loan funds for PurNet expansion

WORTHINGTON, Minn. — Responding to the first request in about a decade, Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday approved awarding $446,120 from the county’s revolving loan fund to assist a Worthington business expansion project.

Friends of the Kirkbride makes 11th-hour proposal to save Fergus Falls landmark

Friends of the Kirkbride makes 11th-hour proposal to save Fergus Falls landmark

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – In the eleventh hour, Friends of the Kirkbride has apparently saved the effort to renovate the former regional treatment center and city landmark.

RELATED CONTENT

Heritage Bank launches employee stock ownership plan

WILLMAR, Minn. — Heritage Bancshares Group Inc., the parent company of Heritage Bank N.A., will become an employee-owned company through an employee stock ownership plan, bank management announced Monday.

Minn. adds initiatives to boost small business growth

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has launched three new initiatives that offer assistance to help small businesses in Minnesota expand or improve their operations.

Building a sense of community on Mitchell's Main Street

Building a sense of community on Mitchell's Main Street

MITCHELL, S.D. - Kari Kirchmeyer said she's ready to work.

RELATED CONTENT

East Grand Forks gets 18 EDA director applications

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. - Eighteen people have applied to be East Grand Forks’ new Economic Development Authority director.

View More Economic Development Articles