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INSIGHTS & INTUITION: What wellness programs for employees have been the most successful for your organization?
December 27, 2017 - 4:01pm
At Gate City Bank, we recently added a free telemedicine program as part of our health insurance package. Telemedicine gives employees and their...
Fargo’s newest landmark: Inside the Sanford Medical Center
December 27, 2017 - 3:52pm
You’ve seen the outside of the new Sanford Medical Center, the 11-story, $494 million hospital that’s just south of Interstate 94. Now,...
Hollywood offers insights into coming ND higher education reform
December 27, 2017 - 3:33pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – It’s possible to think of the changes facing North Dakota’s higher education governance system in terms of commissions...
Law school oasis: Law students in the Dakotas enjoy decent job prospects, comparatively low debt
December 27, 2017 - 3:26pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Esquire Never. Inside the Law School Scam. Law Lemmings. Third Tier Reality. And a few other names that can’t be printed...
Partnerships help Bismarck boost growth and development
December 27, 2017 - 3:04pm
BISMARCK, N.D. – Efficient, economical and unadorned, the Capitol skyscraper in Bismarck says a lot about North Dakota’s values. But those...
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle, retired ND state geologist
December 27, 2017 - 2:57pm
In this Q&A with Prairie Business magazine, retired North Dakota state geologist John Bluemle talks about the geloogy of North Dakota's energy...
Philanthropy matters at state-run colleges and universities
December 27, 2017 - 2:44pm
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Throughout my 30 years in higher education, I’ve lived in communities comprised of ardent university advocates – and in...
How sports tourism boosts Sioux Falls' economy
December 27, 2017 - 2:27pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls community has become a premier destination for sports events in the Midwest. Multiple organizations collaborate...
EDITOR'S NOTE: The place that works
December 27, 2017 - 1:46pm
There are countries and there are countries, and then there is the United States. As the notion of American exceptionalism suggests, this nation...
Prairie Business magazine announces 2017 40 Under 40 list
November 29, 2017 - 5:33pm
GRAND FORKS — Prairie Business magazine proudly announces its 2017 40 Under 40 list, featuring 40 of the top business professionals under the...
INSIGHTS & INTUITION: What's the best performance-evaluation system for helping workers recognize their strengths and weaknesses?
November 29, 2017 - 5:25pm
Throughout my career, I have used several tools to boost employees’ awareness of strengths and weakness. Myers-Briggs, DISC and Gallup’s...
How Stoneridge Software gets recruitment and retention done
November 29, 2017 - 4:56pm
GENERATION NEXT: A Q&A with Aaron Richard, Minot State University student-body president
November 29, 2017 - 4:45pm
You moved from a small town in Minnesota to Minot – home of North Dakota’s biggest high school – at the start of your high school senior...
CONSTRUCTION CORNER: First Western Bank & Trust cements presence in downtown Bismarck
November 29, 2017 - 4:39pm
First Western Bank & Trust, the only locally owned hometown bank in Minot, N.D., has been a household name in that city since 1964. In recent...
ENGINEERING: 'Robot revolution' promises to change life on the prairie
November 29, 2017 - 4:33pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Let’s think short term, medium term and long term. Short term, industrial robots today play only a modest role in manufacturing...