North Dakota State University and North Dakota State College of Science recently unveiled a reverse transfer agreement which will allow students to apply credits from both institutions toward an associate degree.
The North Central Chapter of the Risk Management Association recently held a credit analysis competition for students at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn.
Fargo-based Spectrum Aeromed was recently named China’s Air Ambulance (Interior) Provider of the Year. Representatives of the company also toured Asia April 14-16 and displayed its products at the Asian Business Aviation Convention & Expo in Shanghai.
The South Dakota Small Business Development is celebrating its 30th anniversary by reminding entrepreneurs and business people to check with the organization’s offices for no-cost business advice.
The IDEA competition, created in 2009 to assist entrepreneurs in northwest Minnesota commercialize their products, announced its 2015 round of winners during a banquet held April 22 at the University of Minnesota Crookston.RELATED CONTENT
Optivation, a custom college and outreach training program jointly operated by Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, has been awarded a nearly $50,000 grant from the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership program to develop a series of employee training programs for Bemidji-based Lueken’s Inc. Lueken’s recently added an aquaponics farm to its south-side Bemidji grocery store, which allows the store to grow plants and some fish on site. Training will help the store’s staff develop sustainable, economically viable strategies for maintaining the aquaponics farm. In partnership with BSU’s Sustainability Office, Optivation’s training will also help Lueken’s develop programs to educate local residents about aquaponically grown food.RELATED CONTENT
Krohmer Plumbing Inc. of Mitchell and Sioux Falls, S.D., has been named the 2015 Contractor of the Year by the South Dakota Association of Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors. The award is given annually to contractor who shows commitment to the organization and industry at large, according to SDAPHCC. Krohmer Plumbing is a family-owned plumbing, heating and excavation contractor that provides services in South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska.
Bioscience startup RTI LLC broke ground April 20 on a 20,000-square-foot facility in Brookings, S.D. The building will be used for veterinary research and environmental and food safety testing.RELATED CONTENT
The West Central Regional office of the Minnesota Small Business Development Center, (WC SBDC) located at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., has been named the Minnesota SBDC Center of Excellence and Innovation of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Winners of the Governor’s Giant Vision Business Competition, an annual contest hosted by the South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development to encourage entrepreneurial activity throughout the state, were announced April 15.
The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has established a program to offer in-state tuition and fees to first-time, full-time nonresident freshman who have at least one parent or legal guardian who holds a SDSMT degree. The Hardrocker Heritage award was created to attract exceptional students to South Dakota in areas of critical need, according to the school. By applying only to students who have a parent/guardian with a degree from the school, the award focuses on students that have a connection to the state and are more easily recruited to the region.
Professionals leading the construction of Sanford Health’s $494 million Fargo medical center spoke to students in architecture, construction management, engineering and nursing at North Dakota State University April 21 about how they are collaborating to achieve Sanford Health’s objectives for the project.RELATED CONTENT
BRAINERD, Minn.-Following intense restoration, Northland Kart Kountry between Nisswa and Brainerd is set to reopen this weekend after years of vacancy.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL — U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said Tuesday paid parental-leave policies will be instituted from the “bottom up,” led by cities, state agencies and private-sector employers, as the need to retain workers increases in Minnesota and throughout the country.
GRAND FORKS-Encouraging unmanned aircraft systems-related businesses to settle in North Dakota was among priorities discussed Tuesday at a Chamber of Commerce roundtable in Grand Forks.RELATED CONTENT