FARGO – Applying for a 2017 Bush Fellowship changed Robin David’s life. The Grand Forks woman made it to the finals that year but did not win. She said the experience forced her to “think bigger” about the change she wanted to affect in her community. Thinking bigger paid off for her this year.
FARGO—Longtime manager Taylor Snelling has some pretty big shoes to fill when he purchases Mezzaluna from local restaurant power couple Eric and Sara Watson, but he's received nothing but well wishes from customers who heard news of the sale Tuesday, March 13. One regular told Snelling, "It feels like our kid made it to the big leagues."
FARGO — Thanks to sisters Jodi Ellingson and Jill Krahn, the city of Fargo is now home to the largest self-contained salon and spa in the United States. Only those connected to Las Vegas hotels are larger than the new Hair Success Salon and Spa at BLU Water Creek that opened Tuesday, Feb. 27, according to feedback Ellingson has received from beauty salon representatives. Here are a few numbers to help illustrate the scope of the 22,000-square-foot salon and spa located at 3233 45th St. S.:
WEST FARGO—Home builders, real estate agents and homeowners have a new tool at their disposal in the quest for higher home sale prices. The Private Collection, a business that rents furniture and decor to be used for home staging, opened here last fall. Clients have the option of renting furniture piece-by-piece or asking its owners, Trever Hill and Susan Hozak-Cardinal, to professionally stage the home for them.
MinDak Gold Exchange is celebrating five years in business this month. The precious metals dealer is owned and operated by Jack Seaman. The business buys and sells gold and silver items such as jewelry, bars, coins and flatware. MinDak also offers free, no obligation appraisals. MinDak Gold Exchange opened in a kiosk in the Moorhead Center Mall in 2012 and relocated to 514 Broadway in July of 2013.
FARGO – After 92 years in business, Quality Bakery will close its doors at the end of April. Owners Pete and Marcene Fendt put the business on the market seven...
MOORHEAD – Local diners are bolstering the business of a small eatery that opened in the Hjemkomst Center last year as a service to museum visitors. The Heritage Snack Shack opened on a trial basis the summer of 2013. The plan was to close that September, but manager Kelly Wambach decided to give staying open year-round a shot. “We saw enough growth after our first three months that rather than closing Labor Day, we decided to go month-to-month and it went just fine,” Wambach said.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS: Jared Freitag of Fargo has been awarded a scholarship from the Fergus Area College Foundation to attend the Fergus Falls campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical...