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“The interest rate movements were very sudden and adjusted very quickly, and that suddenness has always led to a pullback in housing demand”
Women's clothing and intimates store Aerie will open next spring in West Acres.
Joan Windus and her Change is Good team specialize in moving seniors, which means they'll bring the boxes and pack your stuff, help get rid of items you no longer want, coordinate with your movers and landlord, and even set up your bed so your new home feels more like home.
A Halstad, Minnesota, family has created a business of producing early-generation potato seed for potato seed producers. The business is a two-generation effort, with numerous employees here on H-2A visas.

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Volvo calls it "one-pedal drive" and its a new hybrid feature from the Swedish carmaker. Those familiar with electric vehicles know all about it: Press the accelerator to go, as usual, and lift off the pedal to engage its regenerative braking. Often called "regen," it slows down the vehicle while recapturing energy and sending it back to the battery pack.
Building permits recently filed in Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead.
Bankruptcy filings from the past week in all of North Dakota and Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Hubbard, Mahnomen, Norman, Otter Tail, Polk, Traverse, Wadena and Wilkin counties in Minnesota.
The Clay County Planning Commission unanimously granted a conditional use permit for a sheep and goat processing facility in Glyndon. The permit faced stiff opposition from neighboring residents, though some in attendance felt it was a necessary addition to the metro area.
Some of the world's most popular products got their start in the Peace Garden State
John D. Peterson of Mainline Hops Farm joins host Thomas Evanella to discuss the business of growing hops, the peaceful joy of operating a hobby farm, and his desire to see a beer made entirely from ingredients grown in Clay County.

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The big-box retailer had hired 100,000 workers for last year's holiday season, which was marked by tight labor supply. It had hired about 130,000 seasonal workers in 2019 and in 2020.
Lauryn Schneider, a 2021 graduate of North Dakota State University, opened Gatherings Collective at 12 Broadway in July.

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