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Hey, Amazon: How about North Dakota?
September 16, 2017 - 10:47am
Jeff Bezos, who founded Amazon in 1994 and turned it into the retail giant it is today, is looking for a new company home. Bezos calls it HQ2....
Customs and Border Protection receives federal funding to keep UAS facility in Grand Forks
September 13, 2017 - 10:24am
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Security is beefing up on the northern border. U.S. Customs and Border Protection have received 8 million dollars in federal...
UND among top 25 'most innovative' in U.S. News ranking
September 12, 2017 - 11:27pm
GRAND FORKS — Area universities fared well in the latest edition of the annual U.S. News and World Report college rankings. The University...
State Mill sees slight uptick in profits, reports record shipping numbers
August 23, 2017 - 11:25am
GRAND FORKS — The North Dakota-owned flour mill in Grand Forks saw slightly better profits than last year, and those numbers should continue...
UND Foundation sees $40M in donations for fiscal year
August 22, 2017 - 7:33pm
GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota Alumni Association and Foundation pulled in nearly $40 million in donor gifts in fiscal year...
UAS Summit to focus more on commercial use, experts say
August 14, 2017 - 6:44pm
GRAND FORKS — Experts say an upcoming conference that attracts hundreds in the unmanned aircraft sector in Grand Forks will focus more...
Mark Sanford Education Center evacuated after gas leak reported
August 10, 2017 - 9:06am
Grand Forks, N.D. -- A gas leak has been reported at the Mark Sanford Education Center on 47th Ave. and 25th St. S.. A dispatcher says police...
UND cuts credit hours needed for graduation
August 6, 2017 - 10:12am
GRAND FORKS — A series of internal policy changes at the University of North Dakota are intended to boost student retention and completion...
ND, Minn., rank among best states to find a 'good job' without bachelor's degree
August 5, 2017 - 8:03am
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Just because workers don't have a bachelor's degree, that doesn't mean they can't be successful. Jason Heintz, store...
Officials say money isn't there for road, bridge maintenance in ND over next 20 years
July 31, 2017 - 7:18am
GRAND FORKS — Walsh County needs nearly $30 million in road investments and maintenance for the 2017-18 biennium, according to a draft...
UND widens leadership team in provost's office
July 30, 2017 - 8:45pm
GRAND FORKS — Leadership in the office of the University of North Dakota provost is becoming increasingly spread among a widening group of campus leaders.
Kennedy logs more than 100 travel days since taking office; overall expense close to $30,000
July 27, 2017 - 10:38pm
GRAND FORKS—University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy is a man on the move. In his first year in office, Kennedy has balanced an...
Strinden Center razed in first of UND campus demolitions
July 19, 2017 - 9:55pm
GRAND FORKS — The Strinden Center building on the University of North Dakota campus was dripping with water when the excavator finally...
UND planning to begin building demolitions Monday
July 16, 2017 - 10:29am
GRANDN FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota will begin a series of building demolitions Monday, starting with the Strinden Center....
Boarding numbers down again at Grand Forks International Airport
July 14, 2017 - 8:21am
Grand Forks - Airports across the state are thriving, but not in Grand Forks. For the last 18 months the number of passengers boarding planes...