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Digi-Key one step closer to breaking ground on $300 million expansion in northern Minn.
January 8, 2018 - 8:03am
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Mayor Brian Holmer said the Thief River Falls City Council recently approved the equivalent of an environmental...
Network Center's annual tech conference brings CIO Shawn Riley to Fargo
October 18, 2017 - 11:06am
FARGO, N.D. — Technology solution provider Network Center, Inc. will be bringing the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of North Dakota, Shawn...
Study of northern border prompts feds to re-evaluate strategy
August 21, 2017 - 8:30am
PEMBINA, N.D.—A federal agency will revamp its strategy to defend the northern border after a bill sponsored by a senator from North Dakota...
School district investigating data release on 'most' of its 18,000 students
August 18, 2017 - 8:57am
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — South Washington County Schools apologized and launched an investigation Thursday, Aug. 17 after personal and transportation...
Senator Helps Break Ground on Midco’s Tier III Data Center
August 15, 2017 - 2:02pm
FARGO – Senator John Hoeven today helped break ground on Midco’s new Tier III data center in Fargo. The $12 million facility is expected...
Pentagon may allow military bases to shoot down threatening drones
August 14, 2017 - 9:35am
The Pentagon has approved policy that allows military bases to defend themselves against invasive and threatening unmanned aircraft, including...
Polaris issues recall for Scrambler ATV
August 10, 2017 - 10:56am
MEDINA, Minn. — Polaris is urging owners of their Scrambler ATVs to not ride them until repairing a flaw that could cause the vehicle’s throttle...
Phone scammers target region, threaten arrest by Marshals Service
August 8, 2017 - 9:00am
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Scammers have been phoning residents from Moorhead to the Fergus Falls, Minn., area, claiming they are from the U.S. Marshals...
Firefighters test new unmanned water rescue drone in Lake Superior
August 2, 2017 - 9:33am
DULUTH, Minn.—Two Duluth firefighters floated in Lake Superior on Tuesday, waiting to be rescued, but it wasn't a human in a boat coming to...
Chip implants aim to make work easier for 50 employees at this company
August 2, 2017 - 9:24am
RIVER FALLS, Wis. — With a disinfecting swipe and a quick two seconds to implant, Sam Bengtson had access to his computer, cell phone, credit...
The tech to expect: How technology is changing architecture
August 1, 2017 - 12:01pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Advances in technology are transforming the practice of architecture, and the pace of change is accelerating. During recent...
Fargo-based virtual reality firm launches 360-degree interactive experiences
July 27, 2017 - 11:01am
Fargo – Fargo-based virtual reality firm Be More Colorful® wants the world to see North Dakota in all its 360-degree, fully interactive glory....
Fond du Lac Band to invest $8 million in broadband network
July 27, 2017 - 9:54am
With help from a couple of federal grants, crews soon will begin installing a new high-speed fiber-optic system at a cost of more than $8 million...
Foxconn to announce new U.S. manufacturing plant: source
July 26, 2017 - 3:25pm
Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn will announce plans to build a multi-billion dollar flat panel screen plant in Wisconsin at a White...
Caterpillar smashes profit estimates, raises 2017 forecast again
July 25, 2017 - 8:53am
Caterpillar Inc (CAT.N) smashed Wall Street's profit estimates and raised its full-year forecast for the second time, driven by improving demand...