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White House touts rural investment fund

ST. PAUL — The Obama administration says it is trying to connect people with money to those in rural America who need funds.

ND economic growth brings more deposits, diversification away from ag

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - It’s no secret that North Dakota has been experiencing rapid growth since the Bakken oil boom began about eight years ago.

With low jobless rate in ND, businesses say there aren’t enough vets to hire

With low jobless rate in ND, businesses say there aren’t enough vets to hire

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Bob Mullen is looking for a few good veterans.

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Alerus Center projects higher profits than Fargodome

Alerus Center projects higher profits than Fargodome

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Projected 2014 profits for the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, N.D., are well over what the staff expected, and they’re higher than the expected profit at the Fargodome in Fargo.

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Book offers tips to encourage entrepreneurialism

A book recently released by the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship in Lincoln, Neb., offers tools and resources to help economic developers encourage entrepreneurial growth in their communities.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Education a vital economic development partner

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Education a vital economic development partner

One of the reasons for the consistent growth of the Sioux Falls, S.D., regional economy, population base and business community has always been our effective partnerships.

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TALK OF THE TOWN: Booming all by itself

TALK OF THE TOWN: Booming all by itself

Sioux Falls experiences boomtown feel without energy production

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Startup expert says positive work culture feeds success

FARGO, N.D. – The start of today’s TEDxFargo event at the Fargo Theatre found every seat in the house filled with people who were there to hear talks built around the theme of “Living on Purpose.”

Records on Minn. Super Bowl bid show NFL request for snowplowing priority

ST. PAUL – About a month before local officials made their winning pitch to the NFL to land Super Bowl 2018, metro-area mayors got an unusual-looking request.

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.

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