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Arctic Cat reports lower sales

Arctic Cat, the maker of snowmobiles and ATVs with a plant in Thief River Falls, reported Wednesday that its net sales dropped 14 percent in the third quarter of fiscal year 2014.

Willmar manufacturer to expand to Watertown

WATERTOWN, S.D. — A Willmar, Minn., manufacturing and engineering company is expanding operations to Watertown.

Polaris Industries 4Q sales sets company record

Polaris Industries, a manufacturer of recreational vehicles with a plant in Roseau, Minn., reported a record quarter of sales.

Eastern North Dakota businesses consider impacts of lower oil prices

Physical evidence of North Dakota's oil boom is hard to come by in Grand Forks.

Fargo, Valley City locations not affected by John Deere layoffs

Fargo, Valley City locations not affected by John Deere layoffs

CHICAGO - Deere & Co, the world's largest maker of farm equipment, will lay off more than 900 employees at plants in Iowa and Illinois in the latest round of job cuts spurred by a decline in grain prices that is hurting demand for agricultural machinery.

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ND industries eye potential export deals with Cuba

ND industries eye potential export deals with Cuba

Ag producers and manufacturers are looking for new Cuban export opportunities following President Barack Obama’s announcement last month of his intent to restore diplomatic relations with the island nation 90 miles south of the U.S. border.

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Warehouse space in high demand in Fargo-Moorhead

Warehouse space in high demand in Fargo-Moorhead

Fargo - The Fargo-Moorhead area’s robust economy is generating booming demand for something you can’t even touch.

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Ag opens doors for West Fargo business

WEST FARGO - The sliding door to Larry Wieers’ pole shed used to be a “big hassle,” he said.

Workforce training, housing top Minnesota's rural legislative agenda

ST. PAUL — “Help wanted” signs hang in front of businesses and factories throughout rural Minnesota and in many communities,even if those jobs are filled, workers may not find homes nearby.

CNC Wood Design opens Fargo showroom

CNC Wood Design opens Fargo showroom

Fargo - CNC Wood Design, a custom cabinetry and furniture design manufacturer based in Park Rapids, Minn., has opened a new showroom and design center in the lower level of the Black Building in downtown Fargo.

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FERTILIZER PRODUCTION: Revitalized fertilizer industry will benefit nation

FERTILIZER PRODUCTION: Revitalized fertilizer industry will benefit nation

Implementation of new technologies within the energy sector has unleashed an energy revolution.

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Appareo Systems set to expand in Fargo

Appareo Systems set to expand in Fargo

FARGO – A fast-growing Fargo engineering firm is expanding into alien territory.

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ND could lose billions in oil tax revenue if low oil prices persist

ND could lose billions in oil tax revenue if low oil prices persist

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - North Dakota stands to lose billions in revenue if oil prices continue to slip, Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley said Tuesday at a meeting of the Highway 2 West Manufacturers' Association in Grand Forks.

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Oil slide roils emerging markets

NEW YORK - Oil prices plumbed 5-1/2-year lows on Monday, pulling down emerging market assets and boosting demand for the safe-haven yen, while global equity markets slipped further after last week's rout amid nagging worries about worldwide growth.

Minn. looks for workforce advice

Minn. looks for workforce advice

ST. PAUL — Stories of Minnesota manufacturers finding it difficult to fill jobs abound around rural Minnesota, and some state senators are looking at ways to help.

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