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Communication is key: Team building allows people to share their voices, builds morale
2 hours 1 min ago
There’s a consensus among many of the key players of upper Midwest architect and engineering companies: when it comes to team building, communication...
Hunter Hanson Sentencing: A Look Back from the Start
November 9, 2019 - 7:30am
Mikkel Pates talks with a co-op that was hit hard by Hunter Hanson, losing more than $768,000. To read more about this case, click here. For...
PRAIRIE PEOPLE: Week of Nov. 5
November 5, 2019 - 11:25am
Arvig hires fiber network industry standoutPERHAM, Minn. -- Arvig announced the hire of Bob Hurtgen as Fiber Network Account Manager. In this...
A whole lot of donuts: Baker Boy expands its donut making capacity
November 4, 2019 - 8:55am
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Over the past year and a half, Baker Boy has invested about $11 million into donut automation, according to CEO Guy Moos....
BUSINESS INSIDER: Walking wisely: North Dakota entrepreneur selected as Techstar
November 4, 2019 - 8:44am
When Peter Chamberlain found out his wife’s grandmother had fallen and wound up in the hospital, he knew his entrepreneurial mission had started....
New tech, meet new med: How growing telecomm tech and the internet is reshaping Upper Midwest medicine
November 4, 2019 - 8:40am
Maybe you’ve caught an episode. “Chasing the Cure,” a TNT/TBS show about medical mysteries, showcases ailments that don’t seem to have...
Schlecht: Viability of farming might take some creative thinking
November 3, 2019 - 5:28pm
FARGO — A while back, I wrote a column that looked back on an item from a North Dakota newspaper in 1925 that had the optimistic belief that...
Innovation helps farmers get their corn chopped
November 2, 2019 - 7:47am
Mikkel Pates visited some northeast North Dakota farmers who found a new way to chop their water-logged corn.
Forum Communications hires Walock as circulation director
November 1, 2019 - 2:00pm
FARGO — Forum Communications Co. has hired Daniel Walock as its new circulation director. Walock will oversee circulation for The Forum newspaper...
Here's what we know about DHS' $29M mistaken payments to 2 tribes
November 1, 2019 - 12:48pm
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor this week released a damning report outlining how a "dysfunction in supervision,...
Burgum requests federal relief for farmers after severe flooding
November 1, 2019 - 9:31am
BISMARCK — Gov. Doug Burgum announced Friday, Nov. 1, an appeal to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue for disaster designations...
Farmers need to be more productive, study says
November 1, 2019 - 6:00am
Farmers worldwide are getting better at raising food, but the world’s food needs are growing even faster than the increase in agricultural...
AgweekTV: Cattle Market Reform
October 26, 2019 - 5:05pm
Cattle producers say the market is broken and call for a fix.
PRAIRIE PEOPLE: Week ending Oct. 25
October 25, 2019 - 8:31am
EMC Bismarck branch promotes team members, welcomes a new hire, and recognizes achievement BISMARCK, N.D. -- EMC Insurance Companies announces...
Weather stations, meteorologist to help Oil Patch counties make road restrictions
October 23, 2019 - 8:34pm
BISMARCK — A meteorologist will work with Oil Patch counties to track wet weather and help them make better-informed decisions on road closures...