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The Investment Bank
One of my favorite business-based community initiatives comes from Bell State Bank & Trust and Bell Mortgage. The initiative, Pay It Forward, which was started in 2008 by Michael Solberg (now the ...
1/1/14 at 10:41 AM Yo Guido - I choose companies that value equality. 9/28/13 at 2:03 PM
Tell them... 3/29/13 at 9:05 PM
Give Yourself the Gift of Presence This Holiday Season
By Denise Hellekson, Clinical Associate, The Village Business Institute Well, Thanksgiving is over, Black Friday has come and gone, and the beginning of the holiday season is upon us. I love the holi...
12/4/13 at 11:25 AM Work Happy Now 11/25/13 at 2:52 AM
Building Trust in the Workplace 9/24/13 at 8:43 PM
Constructing a Business
Whether your business is food related or not, constructing a business is quite the experience. Throughout the process of getting the doors to Square One Kitchens open and ready to roll, I learned a lo...
12/3/13 at 1:45 AM Let's Talk Gigi's Ice Lollies 11/25/13 at 3:25 AM
A Chat with Lush Lola's Catering 11/11/13 at 2:25 AM
Black Friday + Small Business Saturday + Cyber Monday= Totally Broke Tuesday!
Four Steps to Help you Avoid the Holiday Empty Wallet Syndrome. The Holidays are upon us. You know we are a materialist nation when our list of holidays includes shopping specific days, Black Friday,...
11/27/13 at 11:11 AM
Environmentalism Grows Up
Today's environmentalists are using a more cooperative approach to see a cleaner planet. Maybe you saw the video of a teacher blowing up her students who dont volunteer to participate in carbon reduc...
11/26/13 at 3:38 PM
Doing the holidays downtown
Meredith Wathne, MSUM Multimedia Journalism and Integrated Advertising/Public Relations Its the holiday season, and that means the allure and charm of downtown increases that much more. There are ple...
11/21/13 at 8:36 AM Bookstores in downtown Fargo persevere through digital age 10/18/13 at 7:00 AM
Bakeology succeeds with creative flavors, gluten-free options 11/6/12 at 9:23 AM
NDSCS-Fargo Open House: Evening Program Options
By Sarah Hoffbeck Interested in taking evening classes at the Fargo location? Trying to decide if you should return to, or begin, college? Learn more and plan to join us for an Open House session at ...
11/8/13 at 6:02 PM Business Pro Series at NDSCS-Fargo 4/5/13 at 3:18 PM
NDSCS DECA members travel to New York for leadership academy 12/21/11 at 9:31 AM
More North Dakota Schools and Businesses Adding Tobacco-Free Policies
The North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy (The Center) and Fargo Cass Public Health want to remind the public that tobacco-free policies for schools and businesses are vital to...
11/4/13 at 9:00 AM
Legislature must find money before new taxes can disappear
By Don Davis Many Minnesota lawmakers from both political parties want to erase some newly enacted business taxes off the state books, but there is no guarantee that will happen next year. Its finding...
10/28/13 at 8:00 AM Minnesota businesses worry about Dayton tax proposal 1/28/13 at 9:53 AM
Legislative notebook: Gay marriage fight will continue during session 1/4/13 at 4:37 PM
Business Review: Need a Roof?
I recently needed a new rubber roof over my master bedroom. Like any good researcher and bargain shopper I went online to search reviews about what local company would be my best bet. To my surprise I...
10/14/13 at 10:09 AM
Better the Devil you know~ Small town politics
"Better the Devil you know, than the devil you don't know" Isn't that how the saying goes? In this case it's Better the Devil you want....". Washburn, ND is getting a Family Dollar Store. Part of ...
8/14/13 at 8:39 PM ND needs a MOBILE Ambassador! 5/9/12 at 4:54 PM
Our our small towns killing themselves? 5/2/12 at 6:58 PM
Approaching the story: Photographing and writing about a woodturner
I had the privilege of meeting Ben Kandel a little over a week ago. I interviewed the 23-year-old woodturner from Moorhead for a business story about the business that he and his sister run,selling th...
8/2/13 at 6:22 PM Concern about Pinterest terms of service and change in those terms 3/24/12 at 2:34 PM
Interview intervention: Tips to help you ace that job interview 7/31/10 at 3:51 AM
How I made my vacation a success - personally and professionally
So, you want to go on a vacation, but when do you have time to get it all put together and planned? We all have a lot going on in our lives. Even when things are going well, we still have homes to kee...
8/1/13 at 7:49 AM Project Management Challenge 6/3/13 at 1:20 PM
How to use Smartsheet predecessors to organize your task lists 4/30/13 at 3:18 PM
Cash Wise opens in Watford City
WATFORD CITY, N.D. Cash Wise Foods has opened in Watford City, the first tenant in a commercial development by Minneapolis-based Oppidan Investment Co. The 130,000-square-foot development at highways...
7/25/13 at 1:06 PM Home Depot to open satellite store in Williston 5/31/13 at 11:08 AM
Conference connects Oil Patch with investors 4/17/13 at 11:54 PM
Dinosaur Terrorizes Very Small Part of Newsroom
So, I bought a dinosaur today. It's actually a Jimmiesaurus, meaning that its colors are those of Jamestown College. It matches my desktop, so I put him on top of it. Kids are selling them, as wel...
7/11/13 at 11:53 AM Halloween: Rapidly Becoming Truly Scary 10/24/12 at 3:23 PM
Property Taxes: Whose Money Is in the Bucket? 4/5/12 at 1:52 PM