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Hillsboro bakery under new ownership and more biz news

HILLSBORO, N.D. - The Our Town bakery in Hillboro has a new owner.

Virginia Nicoll took over the business in mid-November and since then things have been going well, according to Nicoll, who said her plan is to keep the business basically the same while adding a number of new, fresh-baked options.

The bakery's previous owner, Amanda Johnson, and Johnson's husband, Joe, remain in town, Nicoll said. It's her understanding the bakery was sold because Amanda Johnson desired to spend more time with her family.

Nicoll, who lives in Galesburg, said she hopes to add creations like custom cakes and made-to-order pies and pastries.

Noodles & Company to open in Moorhead

Noodles & Company plans to open its third restaurant in the Fargo-Moorhead area Jan. 19.

The new store is at 922 Holiday Drive in Moorhead, in the same general neighborhood as Qdoba Mexican Grill and The Village Inn.

The Moorhead Noodles & Co. is hiring workers, and looking for cooks, servers and shift leaders.

Training for workers is scheduled to begin Jan. 7, or earlier.

To apply, visit and search for Moorhead.

Job seekers can also email the company at

Bush Prizes announced

Three North Dakota agencies are among 10 organizations named as winners of the 2014 Bush Prize for Community Innovation.

Groups selected for the prize will receive grants of varying amounts.

The three North Dakota agencies selected for the prize and the grant award each will receive are:

Legal Services of North Dakota, Bismarck, $397,383; Domestic Violence Crisis Center, Minot, $223,075; and Community of Care, Arthur, $48,636.

The Bush Prize honors and supports groups with a proven record of creating innovative solutions to address community challenges and opportunities.

"The recognition is certainly appreciated and the monetary prize will allow LSND to maintain services in multiple areas," said Kim Kramer, chief fiscal officer for Legal Services of North Dakota.

Drop-in center to open in south Fargo

A new drop-in child care center called Club Kids is set to open Dec. 19 in south Fargo.

Club Kids is at 1650 45th St. S., Suite 117.

Hours will be 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.

No reservations are required for children older than 18 months.

One-day advance notice is required for kids 18 months and younger.

The center is owned by Melissa Bloom and Heidi Borgen.

The phone number at Club Kids is (701) 478-9229.

Clinics shift services

Sanford Health is in the process of rearranging services it provides at two clinics it operates in Jamestown, N.D.

Since Sanford's merger with Medcenter One in 2012, Sanford has operated a clinic at the Business Center, 300 2nd Ave. N., as well as a clinic at 904 5th Ave. NE in Jamestown.

Remodeling that is now underway at the Business Center location is expected to be completed sometime next summer, at which time all Sanford family medicine providers in Jamestown will be located at the Business Center site.

The Fifth Avenue location will continue to provide a number of services, including physical therapy, occupational medicine, audiology, radiology and dermatology.

As part of the transition, walk-in clinic services at the Fifth Avenue location were moved this past week to the Business Center location.