Starion Bank names new CFO BISMARCK – Starion Bank has named Rick Geloff its chief financial officer, overseeing and representing all financial operations for the bank and its holding company.
VALLEY CITY, N.D. - A North Dakota internet service provider is helping rural students and work-from-home residents have access to internet during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Ackerman-Estvold hires new operations and maintenance technician Minot, N.D. – Justin Andre has joined the Ackerman-Estvold Minot office as a full-time operations and maintenance technician. Andre earned an associate degree in water technology from the Dakota College at Bottineau. He also holds certifications in Class III water distribution, Class II water treatment, and Class I wastewater collection.
FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State University Research & Technology Park has been awarded $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration to advance entrepreneurial development efforts.
BISMARCK, N.D. - Kevin C. Iverson, census office manager for the North Dakota Department of Commerce, recently answered a number of questions about this year’s census. It’s a relevant topic for business professionals in the upper Midwest. For instance, how does the census affect companies? “Businesses are the consumers of census data,” Iverson said. “The data allows them the ability to make decisions on where to invest to further their customers reach. Businesses benefit when funds are available in their community to purchase goods and services.”
Q: What role does social media play in your business? What ways do you use it for work? Social media has been a game changer for the advertising world. It’s likely that in 2020, more than half of the population will be active social media users. Social platforms are a key component of any effective media strategy for Odney and our clients.
Producer prices for final demand rose 1.3% for the 12 months ended in February 2020. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic said on Tuesday that prices for final demand foods increased 1.1%, while prices for final demand energy rose 0.2% over the year. Prices for final demand goods less foods and energy rose by 0.5%.
FARGO, N.D. - This year’s spring thaw could cause problems for North Dakota livestock owners. Livestock owners with dirty-water containment ponds and manure stacking areas may have the most issues, according to experts at North Dakota State University extension service. As the spring thaw continues, inspecting containment ponds daily is going to be important.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - North Dakota had the country’s lowest unemployment rate in January, according to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In January, North Dakota saw an unemployment rate of 2.3%, much lower than Alaska, which had the highest unemployment rate at 6%. North Dakota was one of five states that saw decreases in January, the other states being Idaho, Maryland, Nebraska and Washington.
WASHINGTON - Agricultural producers who have not yet completed their 2019 crop year elections for and enrollment in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs have until Monday, March 16.