Andrew Weeks

Andrew Weeks

Andrew Weeks is an award-winning journalist who has reported for a number of newspapers and magazines. He currently is the editor of Prairie Business, the premier business magazine of the northern plains. The magazine covers various industries and business topics in the Dakotas and western Minnesota.

Weeks also has spent time in radio, having once hosted his own talk show with an ESPN affiliate and was a digital reporter for a radio conglomerate. He has won a number of awards for his reporting, including from the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists.

A western states guy, he moved to the upper Midwest in 2019 when he joined Forum Communications. When not reporting, he likes to spend time in the outdoors.

Readers may contact him at 701-780-1276 or

The average gas price on Tuesday in North Dakota was $3.63 a gallon – about 14 cents below the national average of $3.77.
There is a push by some groups to reclassify the potato as a grain – a notion that some producers find starch raving mad.
The new hospital will have more space, more technology and — especially — more light.
The afternoon celebration, by invitation-only, gathered about 100 guests.
Members return to Grand Forks, Fargo and region after serving for nearly 14 months to protect the nation's capital.
Initially, $100 million will be invested in the communities of Bismarck, Fargo and Dickinson, according to company President Pat McAdaragh. But eventually that number will tick up to around $200 million as more communities, such as Grand Forks, receive network infrastructure upgrades.
“Don't layer on additional challenges, burdens and restrictions in the form of new mandates and new taxes on businesses at a time when they're trying to recover,” said Doug Loon, president of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce.
Cases of new infections climb after the state reported fewer than 1,000 the day before.
This was the first time in several weeks daily case numbers fell below 1,000.
In the past, the magazine has hosted in-person gatherings, with approximately 200 attending last year. But as the coronavirus pandemic limits large gatherings, a change was needed in 2020, prompting a video presentation.