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INSIGHTS & INTUITION
April 13, 2017 - 11:01am
Q. What are some of the new, most impactful technologies your company has embraced?
GENERATION NEXT: University of Jamestown senior juggles nursing, basketball
April 4, 2017 - 10:16am
Jacob Havron had heard stories about university athletes having to drop their sports or sit out a year to focus on school. That made him nervous,...
NONPROFIT: Gateway to Science in Bismarck provides hands-on lessons
April 4, 2017 - 10:13am
Beth Demke has been a part of Gateway to Science in Bismarck since it opened in 1994. It started as a community service project, run by volunteers...
BANKING & FINANCE: Multiple factors prompt business loan consolidation
April 4, 2017 - 10:08am
When oil prices started to slump two years ago, some companies in that industry began to consolidate loans, anticipating the loss of clients...
HIGHER EDUCATION: Coping with ‘Unprecedented’ Budget Cuts
April 4, 2017 - 9:59am
Valley City State University, in Valley City, North Dakota, is preparing to cut $2.4 million from its budget, on top of the $2.77 million it...
BUSINESS INSIDER: 30 years in the business
April 4, 2017 - 9:54am
Q. When did you join JLG?
HUMAN RESOURCES: Evaluate family leave benefits and flexibility practices
April 4, 2017 - 9:48am
Over the past several years, companies have come a long way in recognizing the need for family-related leave and flexibility benefits in the...
EDITOR’S NOTE: It’s all about money
April 4, 2017 - 9:46am
Banking and finance are on the editorial calendar as focuses for this month’s issue, but they became a running theme, beyond the borders of...
PUBLIC RELATIONS: Prepare now for crisis
April 4, 2017 - 9:45am
When the Kilian Community College Board of Trustees voted in 2015 to close the Sioux Falls school, the decision had a broad and immediate impact....
ENGINEERING: Scholars program challenges, prepares students for careers
April 4, 2017 - 9:44am
At North Dakota State University our engineering students are taught to think of solutions to the issues challenging society. Our mission as...
Insights & Intuition
February 28, 2017 - 9:29am
Q: What forms of continuing education are the most effective and worthwhile?
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...
THE STARTUP LINE: Filling a Need
February 28, 2017 - 9:08am
Shawn Brannan saw an opportunity to start an affordable, same-day package delivery service that uses travelers already out on the road Shawn...
'A Whole New View': Unmanned aircraft are revolutionizing the engineering sector
February 28, 2017 - 8:58am
When GPS became available for surveying in engineering, it changed the industry, says Brady Woodard, construction engineering specialist for...
BUSINESS INSIDER: Equipped for Growth
February 28, 2017 - 8:46am
A $40 million, 115,000-square-foot expansion at Minot International Airport in Minot, North Dakota, was designed to help handle a significant...