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Goldsmith Heck Engineers, Inc. join forces with KLJ
October 2, 2017 - 11:17am
BISMARCK, ND – KLJ, an engineering firm headquartered in Bismarck, ND, announced today that they have formalized the long-time partnership...
A shopping site you probably never heard of is worth more than Sears, Macy's and JC Penney…combined
September 21, 2017 - 2:21pm
Although the company says it has more than 300 million users, you've probably never heard of Wish. But now that you have, you're going to be...
Digi-Key breaks ground on expansion
September 15, 2017 - 5:06pm
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- Walking across the expansive parking lot just west of Digi-Key in Thief River Falls takes about five minutes. Coincidentally,...
40 Under 40 Nominations
September 14, 2017 - 4:40pm
Minn. plans 'very restrained' tax-break offering to lure Amazon
September 13, 2017 - 10:41am
ST. PAUL — Minnesota may not pony up huge tax breaks to woo Amazon to pick the state for its planned second headquarters, Gov. Mark Dayton...
Outreach, mentorship opportunities help attract women to engineering
August 29, 2017 - 4:11pm
By Olivia Gravel FARGO – Women in engineering traditionally have been underrepresented. Outreach and mentorship can be keys to inspiring...
Insights & Intuition: Fixing cracks in your insurance armor
August 29, 2017 - 2:52pm
What’s the biggest weakness in most people’s insurance armor? For business clients, it is cyber liability coverage. All businesses need...
Bustling Empire: South Dakota mall defies the odds
August 29, 2017 - 2:34pm
Judging by the Empire Mall in Sioux Falls, S.D., reports of malls’ death have been greatly exaggerated By Rob Swenson SIOUX FALLS, S.D....
50 Best Places to Work 2017
August 29, 2017 - 2:24pm
This list of great places to work has become a staple of Prairie Business’s coverage, awaited eagerly by the nominees and the employees who...
Editor's note: 50 Best
August 29, 2017 - 12:27pm
Here’s the thing to remember about the 50 Best Places to Work for 2017, which Prairie Business takes pride in naming in this issue: Each one...
Think before you act: Changing a company’s culture just for the sake of change won’t work
August 29, 2017 - 12:23pm
By Matthew Mohr FARGO – Matching the right employee work skills, opinions and values to the employer is a bigger challenge than it appears...
Why are Bill Gates and Richard Branson investing in meat that costs $18,000 a pound?
August 25, 2017 - 9:55am
The world loves meat. So much so that demand for meat products is projected to grow by nearly 70 percent by 2050. But meat production places...
Minnesota-based Cargill, Bill Gates bet on startup making meat without slaughter
August 23, 2017 - 1:27pm
Cargill, one of the largest global agricultural companies, has joined Bill Gates and other business giants to invest in a nascent technology...
Judy's Tavern, well-known Grand Forks bar, to be sold
August 22, 2017 - 10:28am
Judy’s Tavern has seen visits from the Stanley Cup, countless pints of beer and steady ownership from Gary Rogalla and his wife for nearly...
Northwest Angle celebrates new border-crossing system
August 22, 2017 - 10:22am
NORTHWEST ANGLE, Minn.—The solar eclipse was the big attraction Monday across most of the country, but here at the northernmost point of the...