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25 North Dakota Opportunity Zone offers investment incentives
April 23, 2018 - 5:38pm
JAMESTOWN, N.D.—Economic development officials are looking at the newly announced Opportunity Zones as a chance for people to invest in...
Digi-Key breaks ground on expansion
September 15, 2017 - 5:06pm
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- Walking across the expansive parking lot just west of Digi-Key in Thief River Falls takes about five minutes. Coincidentally,...
Dayton to remain on Council of Governors
August 21, 2017 - 8:53am
ST. PAUL — Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton said Friday that he would remain on the Council of Governors, which is technically appointed by President...
Roll call: How often is your Grand Forks council member present?
August 21, 2017 - 8:52am
City Council members are people, too, with busy lives and careers. Sometimes, they miss meetings. But when you're on the City Council, handling...
Mitchell Veterans Park dedication delayed
August 17, 2017 - 9:53am
Difficulty obtaining granite for various aspects of the Mitchell Veterans Park has forced its dedication back eight months. Formerly expected...
Feds OK another $20 million for new Williston airport as construction moves ahead
August 17, 2017 - 8:37am
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Williston’s new airport will get another federal cash infusion of $20 million to support its construction. The money is...
‘Sometimes experiments fail’: The Grand Forks grant project that wasn’t
August 14, 2017 - 2:45pm
It would have been something like a farmer's market. Filled by immigrants and their food and crafts, the Global Entrepreneur Training project...
Number of commercial properties for sale in Grand Forks not uncommon, realtors say
August 11, 2017 - 9:04am
The number of commercial properties for sale in Grand Forks isn't unusual compared to other years, but those looking to buy appear to be taking...
Digital marketing expert to be keynote at Rapid City expo
August 7, 2017 - 2:35pm
Editor's Note: National interest
August 1, 2017 - 10:57am
What an issue we’re delivering to you today. And what fun it has been to put it together, given the number of stories that cover fascinating...
North Dakota initiated measure study commission holds first meeting
August 1, 2017 - 9:31am
BISMARCK—A 19-member commission began examining North Dakota's process for initiating and referring ballot measures on Monday, July 31.
Kat Perkins, others help young professionals ‘Embrace the Spotlight’ at summit in Grand Forks
July 28, 2017 - 10:40am
When former head basketball coach Jim Johnson tries to inspire groups, like the one at the Great Plains Young Professionals Summit in Grand Forks,...
Lower tax rate fuels Ford beat, seen boosting 2017 net profit
July 26, 2017 - 11:35am
DETROIT - Ford Motor Co (F.N) on Wednesday reported a better-than-expected quarterly net profit due to a lower tax rate and increased U.S. sales...
Study eyes housing trends, opportunities for small towns outside Grand Forks
July 26, 2017 - 9:56am
ARVILLA, N.D.—Economic leaders hope a countywide study highlighting housing and workforce trends in Grand Forks County will help communities...
2 billionaires, 2 weeks: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates makes stop in Fargo
July 25, 2017 - 10:42am
FARGO – Two tech billionaires have now made North Dakota stops in the past two weeks. Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates made...