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Frustration boils over with unpaid city loan in East Grand Forks

Frustrated East Grand Forks residents lashed out Tuesday at their City Council before it voted to hold off on taking action to collect on a $510,000 city loan that has gone unpaid for more than a decade.

Fargo awards contracts for water treatment plant expansion, saves $13M

Fargo awards contracts for water treatment plant expansion, saves $13M

FARGO – The cost of expanding the water treatment plant to handle lower-quality water has dropped by more than $13 million since the city sought bids from contractors in September.

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Livability ranks Fargo's downtown among 10 best in US

Livability ranks Fargo's downtown among 10 best in US

FARGO – It’s walkable, it’s affordable, it’s brimming with restaurants. And now, Fargo’s downtown can boast that it’s the seventh-best in the country, according to a study released Monday by research website Livability.

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Unincorporated Manning, the small seat of Dunn County, not immune to oil boom growth

Unincorporated Manning, the small seat of Dunn County, not immune to oil boom growth

MANNING, N.D. — Over the hills and through the Oil Patch sits a small town that, until a few years ago, hadn’t seen much change.

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Development projects in tiny Bakken town could top $20 million this year

Development projects in tiny Bakken town could top $20 million this year

KILLDEER, N.D. — For the first 14 years as building inspector for the city of Killdeer, Ron Fettig worked part time. But for the past three years, he has been full time — and his days are truly full.

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CONSTRUCTION CORNER: Jumpstarting downtown Williston

CONSTRUCTION CORNER: Jumpstarting downtown Williston

Women-led development firm goes big with $15M multi-use project in downtown Boomtown

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Moore Family Theatres buys East Grand Forks' Riverwalk Centre

The city of East Grand Forks has finalized the sale of the Riverwalk Centre in its downtown.

Alerus Center's 2014 profit down from 2013

GRAND FORKS - The Alerus Center's total profit last year was much less than the previous year, but it was still above the budgeted profit.

Dickinson officials want vacant developments filled before approving more

Dickinson officials want vacant developments filled before approving more

When Dickinson Planning and Zoning commissioners ended a debate last week in a tie vote over a rezoning petition from the developers of the proposed Barons Vista subdivision, concerns were not so much around what might be developed there, but when it might be developed, if ever.

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Rural Minnesota workforce, housing in 'absolute crisis'

ST. PAUL – KLN Family Brands in Perham has more than 100 job openings, but the western Minnesota community has no homes for people the company hires.

Michigan company buys Worthington MN strip mall

WORTHINGTON, Minn. — This could be a big year of change for Worthington, as businesses keep expanding and new ones keep popping up.

Mitchell fine arts center bids come in millions over budget

Mitchell fine arts center bids come in millions over budget

The Mitchell School District faces some tough decisions regarding the next step for a proposed fine arts center at the school, after the lowest bid on the project was $2.8 million over budget Thursday.

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Bemidji's Mayflower building reborn as tech, entrepreneur center

Bemidji's Mayflower building reborn as tech, entrepreneur center

BEMIDJI -- After hosting a school, a church and a chocolate shop during its 114 years, the Mayflower Building is to be reborn one more time as the "front door to Bemidji."

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Dickinson committee denies Barons Vista rezoning request

Despite a recommendation to approve at least the first phase in the proposed Barons Vista subdivision west of the city, Dickinson Planning and Zoning Commissioners denied developers’ request to rezone the 282-acre project.

Fargo leaders torn on location, need for convention center

Fargo leaders torn on location, need for convention center

FARGO – A city-owned convention center might be nice for Fargo but it may not be worth the financial risk, the former longtime Convention and Visitors Bureau president said this week.

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