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INSIGHTS & INTUITION: What key changes or trends in workforce training would you like Prairie Business readers to know about?
June 3, 2019 - 4:35pm
At Lake Region State College, an increasing number of students are seeking certificates in programs such as Wind Energy Technology. Students...
A chemistry degree, not a ‘weed degree': A look at Minot State's new major in medicinal plant chemistry
June 3, 2019 - 1:50pm
Editor’s note: In the fall, Minot State University in Minot, N.D., will start offering one of only two four-year medicinal plant chemistry...
New kid on the block: Block 9 project will change Fargo’s skyline, draw people downtown
June 3, 2019 - 1:34pm
FARGO, N.D. – It’s a skyscraper. But it’s not a canyon wall. That’s on purpose. And it’s one more architectural element that shows...
Litigation vs. collaboration: Collaborative divorce comes (mid)west
June 3, 2019 - 1:22pm
BISMARCK, N.D. – Collaborative divorce, hailed as a more civil and respectful approach to marriage dissolution, is gaining a foothold in North...
On beyond energy efficiency: For architects, ‘sustainability’ now means so much more
June 3, 2019 - 1:10pm
GRAND FORKS – Jim Galloway agrees: “In architecture these days, there are fads, there are trends and there are standard practices,” said...
Mod squads: Developers install factory-built rooms, bathrooms, other components as reliance on modular construction grows
June 3, 2019 - 1:00pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – There is a construction process that:
The SBA and you: Dan Nordberg, Region 8 administrator, describes the U.S. Small Business Administration and its services
June 3, 2019 - 12:54pm
Editor’s note: As Region 8 administrator, Dan Nordberg oversees delivery of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s services in North...
Zander Mabin, CEO and founder, InnovatAR: Augmented reality is shaping the future of business
June 3, 2019 - 12:45pm
BISMARCK, N.D. – Augmented reality was once an expensive, elaborate technology that only global industry leaders could harness as part of their...
Matt Dunlevy, president and CEO, SkySkopes: ND remains the Silicon Valley of drones
June 3, 2019 - 12:33pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The state of North Dakota really has the complete picture of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), and more pieces of the drone...
It’s all about the ‘booch’: Black Hills State University student, alumna launch kombucha business
May 3, 2019 - 12:20pm
Editor’s note: Carissa Hauck, originally from Belle Fourche, S.D., and Bianca Hutzler, originally from Germany, met as students at Black...
INSIGHTS & INTUITION: Should companies begin offering student-loan help to employees?
May 3, 2019 - 12:17pm
Editor's note: Prairie Business asked several HR representatives in our region this question: "Your organization offers student-loan assistance...
Cornerstone’s busy corner: Bank sets up shop at what’s likely to be one of Sioux Falls’ highest-trafficked intersections
May 3, 2019 - 10:33am
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Eighty thousand. Two hundred thousand. When it comes to Cornerstone Bank’s new office building here, those numbers explain...
Understanding EPLI: Employment Practices Liability Insurance
May 3, 2019 - 9:54am
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Let’s put this in terms Prairie Business readers will understand: Flood insurance. Every year, Americans who get...
HR secrets of the ‘50 Best’
May 2, 2019 - 5:56pm
Editor's note: Recently, Prairie Business asked posed this question to a selection of our 2018 50 Best Places to Work winners: What can HR...
'Zzzzzz': That's a prescription for better health, area sleep centers report
May 2, 2019 - 5:27pm
FARGO, N.D. – In life as in investing, there’s no point in lamenting missed opportunities. The trick is to spot the next Apple, the next...