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Diversion Authority picks 3 finalists for executive director post
June 23, 2017 - 9:48am
FARGO — Three finalists for the job of Fargo-Moorhead Flood Diversion Authority executive director were approved by the organization's board...
Construction on Demers causing traffic congestion
June 23, 2017 - 8:28am
Grand Forks, N.D. - Leave some extra time in your commute if you're using the bridge over Demers Avenue in Grand Forks. Traffic has been backing...
10 years in, Duluth's San Marco Apartments considered a model
June 22, 2017 - 10:31am
If not for the San Marco Apartments, Lisa Ronnquist, 60, said she'd probably have died homeless on the streets of Duluth by now. "This place...
Mitchell's aquatic center construction on track
June 22, 2017 - 10:18am
Three years after the Mitchell City Council approved the project, the city's $8 million indoor aquatic facility is taking shape. Walls are beginning...
East Grand Inn closed as contractors work to replace roof
June 22, 2017 - 9:43am
EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (WDAZ-TV) - People across the area are still cleaning up and repairing damaged buildings after last week's severe winds....
Grand Forks voters choose to build on Arbor Park after close vote
June 21, 2017 - 10:21am
Arbor Park is soon expected to be home to a soaring condo and commercial building in the heart of Grand Forks' downtown. The results of a citywide...
Security is one reason Fargo City Commission's new chambers won't have windows
June 20, 2017 - 11:25am
FARGO — The City Commission's chambers at the new City Hall building will not have windows partly because city officials are worried about...
JLG Architects designs water treatment facility that reflects plant’s vital function
June 20, 2017 - 9:32am
The Grand Forks Regional Water Treatment Plant is a work in progress. It’s been moving toward completion since at least 2014, when JLG Architects...
Q/A: Construction electricity with Stan Kovarik, NCTC
June 20, 2017 - 9:07am
What is the average enrollment in Northland’s construction electricity program? Our full enrollment for the year is 23. All 23 students take...
Highway contractors overcome budget, worker shortages to keep region rolling
June 20, 2017 - 8:46am
Kevin Gutknecht compares the nation’s sprawling interstate highway system to Baby Boomers. Like Americans born between 1946 and 1964, the oldest...
In North Dakota: Construction is big contributor to economy
June 20, 2017 - 8:25am
For decades, the construction industry has suffered from an image problem. That’s reflected in sayings such as, “If you can’t do anything...
Jeremiah Program breaks ground on affordable apartments for single moms
June 14, 2017 - 9:28am
FARGO — A plan to provide affordable housing for single mothers is in full swing after the Jeremiah Program held a groundbreaking celebration...
Three-day Minnesota state Capitol reopening celebration set for August
June 14, 2017 - 9:12am
ST. PAUL — Yoga on the Capitol lawn. Panel discussions over hot dish. A Prince dance party. Craft beer tastings. Breakfasts featuring the state...
Black Hills Corp. builds new headquarters in Rapid City
June 8, 2017 - 1:36pm
Black Hills Corp. in Rapid City, South Dakota, will move into Horizon Point, its new corporate headquarters, this fall. The facility will consolidate...
U.S. steel national security study to be completed soon: Ross
June 8, 2017 - 11:01am
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday that a national security review of the U.S. steel industry would be completed "very, very...