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Prairie Business announces 2018 Top 25 Women in Business
February 27, 2018 - 11:25am
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Prairie Business is proud to announce its 2018 Top 25 Women in Business winners. More details about each one are included...
Insights & Intuition: What social media tools has your company's HR department found to be especially useful?
February 26, 2018 - 5:40pm
Essentia Health has incorporated social media platforms such as LinkedIn as a way to engage with prospective employees and present opportunities....
'Coolest experience ever': Bismarck State College student Shandi Taix describes training to become a renewable-energy technician
February 26, 2018 - 5:29pm
Q. Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? I was born and raised in Bismarck. I always enjoyed learning and going to school, and I always...
Minnkota Powered: Inside the Grand Forks-based cooperative’s new HQ
February 26, 2018 - 5:21pm
After World War II, three diesel generators off a U.S. Navy ship got repurposed about as far from the ocean as you can get: inside Minnkota Power...
Corporate travel: How companies advance by visiting retreats
February 26, 2018 - 5:01pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – But what about retreats’ cost? That was the question posed to Briana Scearcy, chief people officer for Stoneridge Software...
'Incredibly bullish': Ernie Goss, Creighton University economist, talks about the Midwest's economic prospects
February 26, 2018 - 4:26pm
Editor’s note: Each month, 100 newspapers and some 75 to 100 radio stations carry the Creighton University Regional Economic Report, which...
L. John MacMartin, Minot Chamber, column: In Minot, N.D., an infrastructure boom means the Magic is back
February 26, 2018 - 4:11pm
MINOT, N.D. – Minot is Magic in many ways, but let’s briefly explore the Magic in terms of infrastructure and what that might mean for a...
Patrick Kautzman, Eide Bailly, column -- Tax reform: What businesses need to know
February 26, 2018 - 4:02pm
FARGO, N.D. – The recently enacted tax reform legislation, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, represents the most significant overhaul of...
Tom McDonald, Construction Engineers, column: How internships can help solve the workforce challenge
February 26, 2018 - 3:53pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – With the recent announcement of InternGF, an initiative from the University of North Dakota Center for Innovation and the...
EDITOR'S NOTE: Women in Business lead the way
February 26, 2018 - 3:39pm
I get nostalgic now and then, including for eras that I’ve only read about, such as the 1940s. But the feeling doesn’t last, because when...
INSIGHTS & INTUITION: What's the most useful or positive trend you're seeing in corporate human relations?
January 30, 2018 - 6:26pm
One of the more exciting trends in corporate human relations is the focus on employee engagement. Employees who are engaged tend to be passionate...
The House of Safety: Inside the N.D. Safety Council's new home
January 30, 2018 - 6:13pm
BISMARCK, N.D. – Glance to the right as you reach the Bismarck side of the Grant Marsh Bridge from the west on Interstate 94, and perched on...
Corporate tax cut likely to benefit region's economy
January 30, 2018 - 6:01pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The Minnesota Chamber agrees: “We are seeing from our Chamber members, and I think you’re seeing this in surveys as...
Building smart with smart buildings
January 30, 2018 - 5:53pm
FARGO, N.D. – Slowly at first. Then all at once. That’s the way bankruptcy develops, Ernest Hemingway famously said. But in a more positive...
Bank on it: A Q&A with Rick Clayburgh, president and CEO of the North Dakota Bankers Association
January 30, 2018 - 5:25pm
Editor’s note: In this Q&A, Prairie Business talks with Rick Clayburgh, president and CEO of the North Dakota Bankers Association. Clayburgh...