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“Humbug,” Scrooge said of Christmas as he worked in the unheated accounting office. Not far from him, at another desk in the dimly lit room, sat his sole employee, Bob Cratchit, who kept busy trying to warm himself by the light of a single flickering flame.
FARGO, N.D. - A $40 million mixed-use project, funded by a public and private partnership, aims to add more residential and commercial activity - as well as parking space - to downtown Fargo. The project, dubbed the Mercantile, will add nearly 400 additional parking stalls once the six-story garage is completed. That won’t be until sometime next fall, but the project officially got underway on Wednesday, Dec. 18.
SPEARFISH, S.D. – Christmas came early this year for one South Dakota university. Black Hills State University, located in Spearfish, recently ended a five-year fundraiser that garnered more than $45 million.
Armacost named University of North Dakota president GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The State Board of Higher Education has selected Dr. Andrew Armacost as the 13th president of the University of North Dakota.
Once, years ago, this guy from the mountainous West, lived for a time in the Midwest. I enjoyed the southern portions of the region with its rolling hills and thought maybe one day I would be back. Not until fairly recently, however, did I suspect it would be the upper Midwest. But here I am, thermal underwear and all, and enjoying the experience.
FARGO, N.D. -- Don’t let your business become extinct by neglecting to adapt to technology. That was the message at the annual Nvision Conference, hosted by Network Center Inc. on Nov. 6, when business professionals came together to learn how to improve their businesses and stay up with the times by following technology trends.
St. PAUL, Minn. - An annual survey recently released by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry shows that the state’s estimated workplace injury and illness rate remains at an all-time low. The Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses shows the state had an estimated 3.2 OSHA-recordable nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time-equivalent (FTE) workers in 2018, according to the department in a news release, down from 3.3 percent in 2017.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - People will be kicking off the holiday season - and the holiday travel season - this week as more than 55 million people are expected to hit the roads and airports for Thanksgiving. Over the past 11 years the number of people who travel during the Thanksgiving holiday has been trending upward, according to AAA North Dakota. This season is expected to see the second-highest travel volume in the 19-year period since the organization started tracking holiday travel volume in 2000.
PIERRE, S.D. – Workers in a number of South Dakota counties who lost their jobs due to severe weather earlier this fall may be eligible for assisatnce.
PIERRE, S.D. – Seven projects in South Dakota will be getting a boost after Gov. Kristi Noem earlier this month awarded more than $4.4 million in Community Development Block Grant funds to selected cities and towns. The seven entities - Avon, Delmont, Hot Springs, Irene, Marion, Viborg and Whitewood - will use the approved monies to help fund projects totaling more than $20 million.