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E-Z Chassis gives new life to pickups: Not to mention its small town Minnesota location
September 3, 2018 - 10:00pm
WATSON, Minn. — No one knows how many old pickup trucks are out there hidden away in farm groves or under tarps in dusty sheds, barns or...
NDSU event brings entrepreneurs together to learn about funding options
July 25, 2017 - 8:14pm
FARGO—Class was back in session at North Dakota State University on Tuesday, July 25, but the dozens of people scribbling notes during...
Grand Forks entrepreneurs pitch business plans to sharks
April 13, 2017 - 10:24am
Most small businesses fail. That's the breaks. But occasionally someone comes up with a great idea and executes it successfully. The Grand...
Fargo men launch new infused water line with big goals for brand's future
April 3, 2017 - 11:10am
FARGO — It's only been on the market for a couple weeks, but two Fargo men have lofty goals for their new line of infused water they hope will...
UND Center for Innovation receives international designation
March 14, 2017 - 11:23am
GRAND FORKS — The two technology incubators at the University of North Dakota Center for Innovation Foundation have been designated as Soft...
AROUND THE OFFICE: The Culture of Entrepreneurship
February 28, 2017 - 9:18am
The 701 coworking space in Grand Forks, operated by nonprofit Evolve Grand Forks, sits downtown on South Third Street. Its developers say it...
THE STARTUP LINE: Filling a Need
February 28, 2017 - 9:08am
Shawn Brannan saw an opportunity to start an affordable, same-day package delivery service that uses travelers already out on the road Shawn...
Barnesville, Minn., Business Pitch Contest in its third year
August 25, 2016 - 10:13am
The third annual Spark Your Startup — Barnesville Business Pitch is set for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6 in the Barnesville, Minn., Old City Hall community...
Kittsona doubles size of Fargo store
August 23, 2016 - 10:20am
FARGO — When the UPS man comes through the door of Kittsona in downtown Fargo, he's greeted with an enthusiastic "Woo hoo!" from manager Samantha...
Prairie Den in Fargo marks first birthday
July 8, 2016 - 11:44am
FARGO, N.D. — Prairie Den, a collaborative coworking space in downtown Fargo, marked its first year this week. Prairie Den, 122½ N. Broadway,...
Entrepreneurs present innovative ideas to Grand Forks business 'sharks'
May 12, 2016 - 1:38pm
Six brave souls took their chances with "the sharks," but no one was eaten alive, at least literally. The Shark Tank, an event presented by...
Startup strategies: Local entrepreneur launches new web series Sharing Startups
May 12, 2016 - 9:08am
FARGO, N.D. -- When the Hive Social app is launched on college campuses this fall, it will be nearly three years since co-founders Brett Knutson...
AARP holds ND workshops to connect entrepreneurs with business owners
April 1, 2016 - 3:21pm
Entrepreneurship is not just for the young and the hip, according to AARP. The organization is holding workshops across North Dakota this month...
RealTruck.com featured in UPS ad campaign and more biz news
March 7, 2016 - 11:10am
JAMESTOWN, N.D. - RealTruck.com, a North Dakota-based pickup truck accessory e-retailer, has been included in a national print magazine advertisement...
The Social Network: Local entrepreneurs debut their own versions
July 16, 2015 - 10:19am
FARGO - A quick search of "social networking apps" on an Apple iPhone turns up 6,057 results. It is clear people are embracing new ways to network...