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Spectrum Aeromed equipment used in Ebola victim transport

Aid workers stricken by the Ebola virus in Africa recently were transported back to the U.S. for treatment in aircraft equipped with Fargo-based Spectrum Aeromed’s advanced life-support stretcher systems. Georgia-based Phoenix Air Group Inc. has been a Spectrum customer for about 12 years, according to Matthew Christensen, Spectrum vice president and account executive. Upon learning that its equipment was used in the mission, Christensen says Spectrum’s staff was excited, but not surprised. “Our mission is to save lives,” he says.

H2M joins international advertising agency network

Fargo-based advertising agency H2M has been accepted as a partner with Worldwide Partners Inc., one of the world’s largest networks of independent advertising agencies.

Sanford expands AirMed program to Dickinson

Sanford Health announced recently it expects to expand its air ambulance service, Sanford AirMed, to Dickinson, N.D., this fall. The health care organization made the announcement following the closure of Spirit Lifeline, a Texas-based air ambulance that had been providing service to western North Dakota.

LATI receives national workforce training recognition

Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, S.D., received recognition in a report by policy think tank group ThirdWay for its hands-on approach to workforce development.

LRH, Barnesville clinics merge

The Barnesville (Minn.) Area Clinic and Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls, Minn., announced July 15 plans to merge effective Sept. 1.

CPA firm HLB Tautges Redpath changes name

Twin Cities-based public accounting firm HLB Tautges Redpath Ltd. has changed its name to Redpath and Co. Mark Gibbs, partner and client manager, is transitioning into the role of managing partner.

New Leaf Hospitality opens New Town hotel

New Leaf Hospitality has opened the Little Missouri Inn & Suites in New Town, N.D.

Construction begins on Watford City hospital

McKenzie County Healthcare Systems has begun building a 120,000-square-foot medical campus in Watford City, N.D.

Black Hills CPA firm launches pro bono program

Rapid City, S.D.-based full-service public accounting firm Casey Peterson & Associates has created a program to provide accounting services and volunteer time to selected Black Hills non-profit organizations.

Door manufacturer unveils new name, new facility

West Fargo, N.D.-based door manufacturer Midland Bi-fold Doors has changed its name to Midland Door Solutions in order to better reflect its core capabilities and products as well as its growth into architectural applications, the company says.

Hess Corp. gives $5 million to UND

Hess Corp. has donated $5 million to the University of North Dakota’s College of Engineering and Mines and the UND Alumni Association and Foundation.

Unique sculpture planned for downtown Sioux Falls

Unique sculpture planned for downtown Sioux Falls

SculptureWalk, a sculpture program dedicated to providing exhibits of outdoor sculptures in downtown Sioux Falls, S.D., recently announced plans for a massive stainless steel art installation that will span the Big Sioux River in the heart of the city’s downtown.


SDSU named Innovation, Economic Prosperity University

SDSU named Innovation, Economic Prosperity University

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities has designated South Dakota State University as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University.


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.

United adds Williston-Houston flight

United adds Williston-Houston flight

United Airlines will begin offering United Express service from Williston, N.D., to Houston beginning Aug.

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