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AND THE WINNER IS: The following Riding on Angels Wings participants excelled in the 2012 Minn. Special Olympics. Riders and their awards were as follows: Jada Simonson, gold and bronze; Miranda Martine, gold; Ravin Mayi, gold; Kristofer Sando, silver; Jayleen Johnson, bronze and sixth place win; Roxie Price, bronze; Sumura Rooks, sixth place; Zach Hegg, seventh place; Isaac Kuether, sixth place; and Amber Holmen, fourth place. Riders are coached by Bette Shipley, Courtney Johnson and Ashley Montgomery.
Unglued Market, a gift shop featuring items made by local and regional artists, will celebrate a grand opening at its new location at 408 Broadway in downtown Fargo with a number of giveaways, workshops and live music. Swag bags will be given to the first 25 shoppers starting at 10 a.m. Thursday. Shoppers throughout the day will be eligible for another giveaway at 6 p.m., followed by music from Rob Ashe and Amanda Standalone and the Pastry Shop Girls. Festivities will resume Friday with an all-day do-it-yourself felt flower table. Shoppers will again be eligible for a 6 p.m.
FARGO -Take Care Health Systems, a subsidiary of Walgreens, will close its Fargo call center at 4165 30th Ave. S. before the end of the year. The decision was made to consolidate operations to call centers that employ 500 or more people, said Jim Graham, spokesman for the Walgreens corporate office in Deerfield, Ill. The Fargo center employs 63 representatives. The move is expected to increase efficiencies in training and operational processes at the company.
FARGO - As a communications operator for the Red River Regional Dispatch Center, Angie Monroe processes 911 emergency and non-emergency calls for law enforcement, fire and emergency medical service agencies in Cass and Clay counties. Not everyone has the skills needed to work in such a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment, so the dispatch center uses a lengthy screening process when making hires. Applicants must pass a three-hour video-based skills test before being considered for an interview.
NDSU NEWS: North Dakota State University has awarded Christopher Kasper, son of Rick and Janis Kasper, Fargo, a $6,000 Mildred Larson Business Presidential Scholarship and a $1,000 Textbook Scholarship. The following area North Dakota students graduated from NDSU this spring (* with honors): Marcus Lee, Aneta; Brian Flesberg, Argusville; Sheyenne Hill, Arthur; Kelcey Holm, Ashley; Amanda Mauch, Barney; Jill Falck, Buchanan; Carrie Miller, Buxton; Adam Harildstad, Joshua Harildstad, Tyler Riedesel, Carrington; Derek Drege, Jaclyn Eldredge, Anthony Wieland, Casselton; Gage Bollingberg, Cathay;
FARGO - Frontier Airlines will resume nonstop service from Fargo's International Airport to Denver on Nov. 9, one week earlier than the return date announced last week. Shawn Dobberstein, Hector's executive director, says the change is likely due to strong ticket sales and support from the community. "I guess they (Frontier) are pretty impressed with how the community and region has responded and has decided to come a week earlier, which is great news," Dobberstein said. In addition starting service a week earlier, Frontier extended its introductory fare offer through Aug. 18.
FARGO - If you know a joke about "Fargo" and wood chippers, Bear Bowles has probably heard it. Bowles, the 28-year-old owner of Bear's Tree Service of Fargo, recently talked about being a young entrepreneur and how he got into the business of tree trimming and removal. Q. How did you get into the business? During my freshman year of college I decided to buy a stump grinder and try it out. I really liked doing the stumps a lot, and I eventually bought enough equipment where I can pretty much tackle any tree job. ...
CHEERS TO THE VOLUNTEERS: The following volunteers were recently honored by the Jeremiah Program for assisting with the organization's life skills course: Hope Adam, Amanda Volmer, Martha Olsen, Carolyn Baana, Kristin Roers, Megan Ness, Rebecca Woods, Lisa Forthum, Kari Larson, Dani Fergen, Kim Brandt, Kelsey Kava, Paula Fode, Sarah Whitney, Jillian Henning, Mary Lou Dahms, Lindsey Leker and Nicole Harriger.
FARGO - Just in time for the holiday season, Frontier Airlines has announced that, starting Nov. 16, it will resume nonstop service between Fargo's Hector International Airport and Denver. Frontier's arrival should mean a greater availability of flights, and travelers will also likely benefit from lower fares, said Shawn Dobberstein, Hector's executive director.
FARGO - The new Corwin Honda location at 201 40th St. S. reflects the carmakers' latest in showroom design and technology. The lot was previously home to Corwin's Toyota dealership, which moved to a new location across the street in 2009. Corwin Automotive Group previously sold Hondas on its Dodge Chrysler lot. The new location allows for 300 vehicles, around twice what was allowed at Dodge Chrysler.