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EB-5 questions factor in SD governor, Senate races

EB-5 questions factor in SD governor, Senate races

MITCHELL, S.D. - Mike Rounds has been steadfast in his defense of the EB-5 economic development/immigration program he championed during his two terms as governor. If his U.S. Senate opponents get their way, he might get more chances to defend the controversial program.

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Burgum touts benefits for eliminating ND income taxes, other policy changes

Burgum touts benefits for eliminating ND income taxes, other policy changes

FARGO, N.D. – Entrepreneur Doug Burgum this morning called for eliminating North Dakota’s personal and corporate income taxes, stating the move would give the state an edge when it comes to attracting businesses and top worker talent.

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Dickinson commission approves extended boundaries

DICKINSON, N.D. - Dickinson could be expanding again, if the City Commission approves a resolution to expand the city’s extra-territorial zone.

Fargo Startup House extends application period

Fargo Startup House extends application period

FARGO, N.D. – The Fargo Startup House is taking longer than planned to start up.

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East Grand Forks loan files lack information

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. - Incomplete records for economic development loans are creating some frustration for East Grand Forks city officials.

Politicians: Protecting safety priority in economic growth

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The biggest challenge facing North Dakota, which boasts the nation’s best economy and fastest-growing population, is maintaining the state’s quality of life, two of the state’s former top legal officials — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley — told law enforcement officers attending the North Dakota Peace Officers Association conference in Grand Forks Thursday.

Grand Forks social commission discusses child care

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - In a YMCA gym Thursday evening, a group of parents, child care providers and other community members identified infant child care as one of the top needs in Grand Forks.

Howard, SD's Maroney Commons finally sells

HOWARD, S.D. -- Howard's embattled Maroney Commons has been sold.

ND touts jobs, but finding right fit poses challenge

FARGO, N.D. – State officials are beckoning outsiders to “Find the Good Life” in North Dakota, touting 20,000-plus job openings for six straight months.

More land for Grand Forks safety training center

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The Grand Forks Public Safety Center now has room to expand its emergency response training area.

Hoeven announces personnel increase at Minot AFB

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., announced Thursday that Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota will add more than 300 personnel under the Air Force’s Nuclear Force Improvement Program.

BEA releases personal consumption expenditures analysis

BEA releases personal consumption expenditures analysis

On Aug. 7, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released prototype estimates of personal consumption expenditures (PCE) for states for 1997-2012. These new estimates provide insight into household spending patterns across states that can be used together with other regional data to gain a better understanding of regional economies.

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EDC touts 1,700 new Grand Forks-area jobs

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corp. announced Tuesday that its 48 clients have added nearly 1,700 jobs in the past 10 years.

Grand Forks AFB hosts first integrated UAV flight

Grand Forks AFB hosts first integrated UAV flight

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. - The 319th Operations Support Squadron supported a milestone in unmanned aerial vehicle aviation Aug. 1.

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Higher wages, new tax filers boost ND's bottom line

BISMARCK – Higher wages and substantial growth in the number of new income tax filers in North Dakota helped push the state’s tax revenue about $400 million higher through June than during the first year of the previous two-year budget cycle.

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