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ND governor unveils $80M plan for parks, conservation

ND governor unveils $80M plan for parks, conservation

BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple rolled out a plan Monday to spend more than $80 million on state parks and conservation efforts as a “sound and balanced” alternative to a November ballot measure that would establish a conservation fund supported by oil tax revenue.

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After decades of population decline, ND officials wonder what oil boom will bring

FARGO, N.D. — Not long ago, Doug Burgum, one of North Dakota’s leading businessmen, showed an audience of tech entrepreneurs a glimpse of the future: a mocked up front page of The Forum with the headline that says “ND population breaks 1M.”

Quality of life, infrastructure crucial in preparing for future business climate

Quality of life, infrastructure crucial in preparing for future business climate

FARGO, N.D. – When it comes to preparing for the business climate of tomorrow, city officials say having bountiful parks may be just as important as having low taxes.

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Economic Development Commission IDs goals

WILLMAR, Minn. — Continued development of Kandiyohi County’s agriculture-related business sector emerged Thursday as a top priority next year for the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission.

New TEDx events announced for Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - TEDxGrandForks has announced four upcoming events, including a “salon event” with speakers Friday night.

East Grand Forks advertises for economic development director

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. - The search is underway for a new economic development director in East Grand Forks.

Barnesville startup awards announced

The first annual Spark Your Startup Business Pitch Contest, sponsored by Stoneridge Software, Dean’s Bulk Service, Crown Appraisals and the Barnesville Economic Development Authority, was held in Barnesville, Minn., Aug. 22.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Workforce campaign shows promising early results

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Workforce campaign shows promising early results

North Dakota continues to have the lowest unemployment rate in the country with literally thousands of jobs available in high-demand industries like health care, technology, construction, energy, agriculture, transportation, engineering, management, retail and many others.

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TAX CREDIT: Minn. Angel Tax Credit program expands reach

TAX CREDIT: Minn. Angel Tax Credit program expands reach

DEED targets minority-owned businesses in Greater Minnesota for future funding

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TALK OF THE TOWN: Southern anchor

TALK OF THE TOWN: Southern anchor

Wahpeton drives home importance of community, collaboration

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East Grand Forks writes off economic development loans

EAST GRAND FORKS, N.D. - A city of East Grand Forks board voted Tuesday to write off three economic development loans with balances totaling more than $200,000.

Public art agreement between GF, commission delayed

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The Public Arts Commission has more planning ahead of it when comes to public art projects in Grand Forks following a lengthy discussion Monday with City Council members.

Home-seller likes ‘crazy busy’ of Williston market

Home-seller likes ‘crazy busy’ of Williston market

WILLISTON, N.D. – Three years ago, Carmel Schwab sold 134 homes in the heart of the Bakken – in just one year.

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Economic development council aims to create new rural jobs after GF County success

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - When Dawn Keeley left a County Commission meeting in Grand Forks last week, a man followed her out into the hallway.

East Grand Forks takes strategic approach to development

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. - East Grand Forks continues to grow, city officials are making targeted efforts to build housing and commercial developments to match the demographics of the city’s population.

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