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By Dawn Kaiser, Village Business Institute
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WILLMAR, Minn. - Willmar’s Adult Basic Education program, Ridgewater College and Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services have received a grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development to offer a free college class and certification program for up to 11 students who are interested in expanding their education at Ridgewater this fall.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commerce Department has put on hold at least two companies' requests for permission to sell lightly processed crude abroad, effectively stalling an industry push to export an expanding glut of oil amid the U.S. shale revolution, sources said.
WASHINGTON - Leaders of the Veterans Affairs committees in the U.S. Congress said on Monday they had struck a rare compromise deal on legislation that provides about $17 billion in funding to ease long waiting times for VA medical centers.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - David Cockriel, an Altru Health System employee, waved his arms back and forth as a skeleton on an interactive screen mirrored his movements Monday at a traveling high-tech mobile museum from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. - Ed Fischer isn’t surprised that Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway balked Monday at postponing Friday’s scheduled doubling of speeds — from 30 to 60 mph — of some freight trains traveling through town to consider local safety concerns.
FARGO, N.D. – About 430 Essentia Health patients recently received notice of a “breach of patient information” resulting from a marketing firm’s involvement in promoting an education seminar for patients.
BELFIELD, N.D. - Byron Richard’s pickup bounces up and down over the washboard gravel road. He clutches the wheel with one hand and points with the other as he passes dozens of oil wells on land where once crops grew and cattle grazed. A few of the wells are decades old; most are new or under construction. Oil field vehicles of assorted shapes and sizes clog the road in places and kick up thick clouds of dust.
WILLMAR, Minn. — The Willmar Planning Commission has approved a conditional use permit for retired veterinarian Dr. Marshall Brinton of Spicer to allow a medical marijuana production lab/dispensary at laboratory facilities he owns at 208 Lakeland Dr. S.E.
WILLMAR, Minn. — Using solid business practices, one-on-one relationships and cultural understanding has translated into growing success for the Willmar Area Multicultural Business Center in downtown Willmar.
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