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Essentia Health hires nurse practitioner in Fargo FARGO, N.D. – Nurse Practitioner Jennifer Henry has joined the Family Medicine Department at the Essentia Health-South University Clinic in Fargo Henry works in the Transitions of Care Clinic, where patients go to follow-up with a caregiver after they are discharged from the hospital.
BCBSND’s CEO Huckle to retire; Conrad named as executive VP and CEO-elect FARGO, N.D. – After nearly 33 years of service, Tim Huckle announced his plans to retire in January 2020 as president and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Prairie Business magazine is proud to invite nominations for its Top 25 Women in Business 2019 awards. Nominations can be submitted online here.
As an HR professional, I know that having access to tools with the latest technology empowers our team to focus on our external and internal clients. We recently had the chance to implement a new Applicant Tracking System or ATS tool. The new ATS lets our recruiting team be more engaged with candidates, and allows hiring managers to be more involved by equipping them with real-time information from candidates and recruiters.
Editor's note: As part of our Generation Next feature, Prairie Business today interviews Kelley Criddle, a senior at Dakota State University in Madison, S.D. Criddle is majoring in network and security administration and minoring in cyber forensics, and in this interview, she talks about what drew her to the IT-related fields. Q. Were you interested in cybersecurity in high school?
WATERTOWN, S.D. – Stand on your hat and you can see 15 miles, as the saying about the eastern Dakota prairie goes. On this landscape, after all, a highway overpass is a meaningful rise. So if you’re looking for reasons why a leading manufacturer of utility-industry aerial devices has prospered in Watertown – so much so that the company now is building a 450,000-square-foot manufacturing facility – maybe that’s one.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Buy tech stocks. Yes, yes, we know that faithful readers of Prairie Business will recognize those words, given that we used them to introduce a story as recently as last month. That story was on robot-assisted surgery; this one is on insurance.
In his foreward to Mick Cornett’s book, “The Next American City” (click on this link for a Q&A with Cornett himself), author Richard Florida makes an observation that rings true. “When I meet a national politician, it is immediately clear which side of the political divide they’re on,” Florida writes.
Editor’s note: Mick Cornett served as Oklahoma City's mayor from 2004 to 2018. That’s four terms, making him the city’s longest-serving mayor. “Midway through his time in office, Newsweek called him one of the five most innovative mayors in the country, and at the end of his mayoralty, he was named No. 25 on Fortune Magazine's ‘World's Greatest Leaders’ list,” Amazon.com reports.
GRAND FORKS — Today, Prairie Business magazine proudly announces its annual 40 Under 40 list, featuring 40 of the top business professionals under the age of 40 in the northern Plains. These inspiring and dedicated professionals come from a wide range of industries and have made significant impacts in their chosen professions, industries and communities. They are entrepreneurs, industry experts, executives and nonprofit leaders; they are business owners, government officers, environmental advocates and regional trendsetters.