Morning headlines: North Dakota guards soldiers arriving home following service at the southern border
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BISMARCK — The North Dakota National Guard’s 957th Engineering Company is redeploying from a year-long role along the southwest border.
Around 70 of the 120 soldiers arrived in Bismarck on Tuesday, Nov. 15. About 30 soldiers returned last week and another 15 are scheduled to return this weekend.
It's the largest single movement of soldiers from the unit, according to a statement from the North Dakota National Guard. Full story here.
Downtown Fargo master plan halfway completed
FARGO — Over half of the existing city plans for the downtown Fargo neighborhood are in progress or complete, according to goals outlined by consultants of the Downtown InFocus Master Plan .
The announcement was made by the plan’s consultant, Interface Studio, during an informational meeting about the plan held at Fargo City Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 15. Full story here.
Walz announces $21M boost for economic development in Greater Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced Tuesday over $20 million in funding for small cities, townships and counties in Minnesota. The Small Cities Development Program (SCDP) grants will be used for infrastructure and rehabilitation projects in 34 Minnesota cities, townships and counties. Full story here.