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Fargo group envisions '100% autonomous farm'
September 11, 2018 - 9:49am
FARGO — A Fargo group has applied to the Small Business Administration for a contract grant to develop and create "the first 100 percent autonomous...
Grand Forks council considers allowing bars to host special events
May 23, 2017 - 11:07am
Venues able to host parties where alcohol is consumed within Grand Forks may grow to include bars next month after receiving initial approval...
Trump administration to dismantle small-business part of ACA marketplaces
May 15, 2017 - 7:39pm
The Trump administration said Monday that it will dismantle part of the Affordable Care Act that created online insurance marketplaces for small...
UND Center for Innovation receives international designation
March 14, 2017 - 11:23am
GRAND FORKS — The two technology incubators at the University of North Dakota Center for Innovation Foundation have been designated as Soft...
AROUND THE OFFICE: The Culture of Entrepreneurship
February 28, 2017 - 9:18am
The 701 coworking space in Grand Forks, operated by nonprofit Evolve Grand Forks, sits downtown on South Third Street. Its developers say it...
Davenport, N.D., native launches drone business
October 11, 2016 - 9:21am
FARGO -- Sen. John Hoeven thinks drone technology will be North Dakota’s “next big thing.” He shared his belief at the DroneFocus 2016...
Facebook to let emerging market companies sell through their pages
August 3, 2016 - 2:22pm
SAN FRANCISCO—Facebook will allow small businesses in emerging markets sell to customers for free through their Facebook pages, the social...
Local photographers open up about wedding photography reality
July 8, 2016 - 11:36am
FARGO, N.D. — While the rest of the Midwest is busy soaking up the summer sun, spending weekends at the lake and witnessing loved ones say...
Dakota Access Pipeline perks up Emmons County, N.D.
June 13, 2016 - 9:41am
EMMONS COUNTY — Grocer Todd Mulske in Linton says he’s having trouble keeping steaks in the cooler and potato chips on the shelf. He owns...
'Parklets' could bring more outdoor seating to downtown GF restaurants
May 25, 2016 - 8:51am
If you like to enjoy your meals outside, you may be in luck: Extra curbside seating could be coming to downtown Grand Forks. The city's Service...
F-M Chamber announces 2016 ChamberChoice awards
May 20, 2016 - 4:34pm
FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Chamber of Commerce held its 2016 ChamberChoice awards luncheon May 20 at Ramada Plaza & Suites...
'Time to make the bagels': Husband, wife open new Fargo bagel shop, lunch counter
March 24, 2016 - 9:21am
FARGO – McCal Joy and Marisa Jackels were disappointed when they stopped into BernBaum's on Tuesday, March 22, to grab lunch. The new bagel...
OPINION: Just Another Unfair Tax by the IRS
March 10, 2016 - 4:37pm
In the next few months, thousands of small business will file their tax returns across North Dakota.
Fargo, N.D.-based store receives national recognition
February 22, 2016 - 3:47pm
Mode, a fashion retail store based in Fargo, N.D., has been named a Dream Big Blue Ribbon Small Business Award winner by the U.S. Chamber of...
Creator of Chippers, George W. Widman, dies
December 10, 2015 - 8:45am
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The creator of Chippers, the iconic Red River Valley chocolate-covered potato chip, has died. George W. Widman, a patriarch...