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A Partnership Learning Model
February was National Career and Technical Education Month. Career and Technical Student Organizations make the perfect partnership learning opportunity when coupled withCareer and Technical Education...
3/7/14 at 1:59 PM
1 Million Cups connects entrepreneurs and community
Running a startup is terrifying and exhilarating. Blaine Booher, an entrepreneur featured at a recent 1 Million Cups event, told a packed room about his experiences building and running a startup co...
2/7/14 at 4:09 PM It's a fun week for entrepreneurs in Fargo Moorhead 1/21/14 at 11:00 AM
2014 Fargo Moorhead Magazine, hot off the press! 1/9/14 at 9:18 AM
Jackley crashes Rapid City crackerbarrel
In another year, Marty Jackley slipping quietly into the back of the first Rapid City crackerbarrel of the legislative session might have prompted little more than some hearty handshakes and perhaps a...
1/22/14 at 12:06 PM Should Mitchell be funding a regional development group? 4/7/10 at 5:50 AM
Help Davison County spend $8 million 11/18/09 at 4:30 AM
UND Vice President for Research and Economic Development Phyllis Johnson announces retirement
Phyllis Johnson, UNDs Vice President for Research and Economic Development, has announced plans to retire at the end of June 2014. Johnson joined UND in 2009. A native of North Dakota, she holds ba...
1/17/14 at 10:01 AM UND co-sponsors sixth annual summit on unmanned aerial systems in Grand Forks May 22-23 5/16/12 at 7:43 AM
UND recognizes its inventors at awards ceremony on campus 3/23/12 at 2:29 PM
MN notebook: Sides disagree on property tax future
By Don Davis Minnesotans may receive lower property tax bills next year or local officials may keep those taxes the same. It all depends on who you ask, and neither side knows for sure. Republicans an...
7/31/13 at 8:18 AM Legislative notebook: Legislature approves freezing college tuitions 5/17/13 at 7:45 PM
Lawmakers look at ways to help rural Minnesota economically 4/8/13 at 3:44 PM
My light bulb is at 150 watts today...
I hear an awful lot about student loan debt from my students. I can commiserate as I have a healthy chunk myself from my many years as a student seeking one degree or another. As such, I am not shocke...
3/26/13 at 6:30 AM
Fun Fargo art project in the news around the country
I received a call from a woman in Rochester NY asking howMara Morkengot this fun project off the ground inDowntown Fargo, I found out news stations from around the country are covering this neat Farg...
9/22/12 at 7:06 AM Portland and other cities around the nation watching Fargo's cool yarn sleeve art project 9/21/12 at 7:34 PM
Our our small towns killing themselves?
Often I think so. Yes, I KNOW that the Northwestern part of the state is growing by leaps and bounds. That isn't all there is to North Dakota! So many of our towns lie quiet and on the brink of ex...
5/2/12 at 6:58 PM
Government officials attend 42nd annual Intergovernmental Retreat in January
Elected and appointed officials from Clay County gathered Jan. 28 to learn about collaboration, community organizations and flood fighting during the Intergovernmental Retreat hosted this year by Moor...
2/1/11 at 3:19 PM
The young and engaged
Those of you who checked the paper Sunday will have noticed a GIGANTIC story about young leaders in the Grand Cities. Your City Beat was up to his ears producing that piece, which is partly why I've n...
8/26/10 at 4:49 PM A few long-term issues to watch for 8/10/10 at 3:59 PM
Make up blog post 7/26/10 at 3:22 PM
Why the Elimination of Bemidji's Community Development Director?
OK…so you are the CEO of an exciting, vibrant up and coming company. Times are tough economically, but your company has a lot of things going in its favor. Your company is growing region...
8/11/09 at 3:03 PM