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Grand Forks schools reconsider ban on personal adornments for graduation
Frozen waterfalls attract adventurous climbers
UND student to direct first of its kind play sharing African culture
Local Korean War veteran's remains recovered, identified, returning home
NDSU adds two years to Chris Klieman's contract throughout the 2021 season
NFL officials say impartial staff to handle Super Bowl game-day balls
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Super Bowl XLIX: Defining Belichick's greatness
Team Irvin wins NFL Pro-Bowl
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July 15, 2014
Microsoft to overtake Yahoo in global digital ad share
Microsoft Corp is expected to surpass Yahoo Inc for the first time in the $140.2 billion worldwide digital advertising market, according to estimates by research firm eMarketer released on Tuesday. Microsoft's global ad revenue share for 2014 is forecast at 2.54 percent, edging...
business / technology
July 15, 2014 - 10:07am
July 12, 2014
Rides at the fair are typically only replaced if they stop making money, not necessarily for old age
WEST FARGO, ND – Ask an unscientific random sample of Red River Valley fairgoers what they think the oldest ride is, and you’ll hear “Ferris wheel” a lot. Not quite. The two wheels were manufactured in the early 1990s, which puts them in the old-but-not-ancient...
July 12, 2014 - 7:41am
July 7, 2014
Northwood plant eyes public start Monday
An oilseed crushing plant in Northwood, N.D., is expected to reopen to the public Monday. The Prairie Premium Oil plant eventually could expand to other crops, but has no immediate plans to do so, said Kent Weston, the company’s president. “I think we’ll be...
July 7, 2014 - 5:08pm
July 3, 2014
FedEx to start new packaging, distribution center in Grand Forks
Grand Forks will soon be the home of a new Fed-EX packaging and distribution facility in its industrial park. The shipping company is expected to break ground soon on the 120-thousand square foot building. When the new facility opens, current employee will move from the existing...
July 3, 2014 - 4:48pm
Dow tops 17,000 after strong payrolls data
NEW YORK - The Dow industrials broke above the 17,000 milestone on Thursday and the S&P 500 came within 1 percent of piercing through 2,000 after the U.S. unemployment rate fell to its lowest in almost six years and the American economy created many more jobs than forecast. ...
July 3, 2014 - 11:04am
For Grand Forks fireworks sellers, lots of sales in a short time make for wild time
The summer retail season for fireworks in North Dakota runs from June 27 until July 5, which means companies only have nine days to sell as many glowing, sparkling and exploding products as they can for the Fourth of July. In Grand Forks, the two major dealers are...
July 3, 2014 - 10:09am
July 1, 2014
New Scheels location enjoys busy opening weekend
Managers of the new Grand Forks Scheel's store says they had a great opening weekend, with thousands of people shopping in the store in just its first hour. The store is three times bigger than the old Grand Forks store. Even though store officials are tight lipped about the...
July 1, 2014 - 5:08pm
June 18, 2014
Steffes Corp. plans Grand Forks expansion
Steffes Corp. announced Wednesday it will add another facility in Grand Forks. The steel products manufacturer based in Dickinson, N.D., purchased the American Defense Industries building, as well as equipment and land at 6400 Gateway Drive, according to a press release....
June 18, 2014 - 12:38pm
June 5, 2014
New Grand Forks Scheels expected to open June 28
This month a new anchor store will open at the Columbia mall in Grand Forks. The 120-thousand square foot store took over the vacated Target, with has sat empty for more than a decade. For one, this new store will offer more than triple the space than the existing Columbia Road...
June 5, 2014 - 11:15pm
June 4, 2014
Grand Forks casino plans on hold again
Plans for a Grand Forks casino run by the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa have been put on hold again. The idea, which was revived in February after dying out in 2009 and 2005, was for the Turtle Mountain tribe to run an off-reservation casino in Grand forks to provide...
June 4, 2014 - 10:37am
June 2, 2014
Official: proposed fertilizer plant near Grand Forks in ‘good shape’ as firm studies costs
A new study says North Dakota would enjoy some major advantages if it were to produce fertilizer, which could happen as early as 2017 at a proposed plant near Grand Forks. The state’s access to low-cost natural gas — a resource that can constitute a majority of manufacturing...
June 2, 2014 - 9:04am
May 16, 2014
Target responds to disgruntled employee
A bitter online tirade about Target's struggles from someone identified as a company employee is creating quite a stir. Last week, The Gawker website posted a rambling critique from someone the site identified as a "current mid-level employee at Target's headquarters."...
May 16, 2014 - 9:20am
May 14, 2014
Stakeholders discuss possible culinary institute in downtown Fargo
FARGO – Start with a world-class higher education system. Sprinkle in bountiful local food and restaurants. Add a dash of a thriving downtown. Mix these ingredients together, and Margie Bailly said it could make for a “successful recipe” for a new culinary...
May 14, 2014 - 9:45am
May 13, 2014
Microsoft to sell $399 Xbox One without Kinect
(CNN) -- Microsoft has slashed the price of its Xbox One console and is offering the device without the accompanying Kinect motion-control system. Beginning...
business / news / technology
May 13, 2014 - 12:32pm
Closed session to address East Grand Forks official Jim Richter
East Grand Forks city officials will meet in a closed session Tuesday to discuss the job performance of Jim Richter, the Economic Development and Housing Authority executive director who originally signed a $510,000 loan that has gone unpaid for more than a decade. Richter was placed...
business / news
May 13, 2014 - 8:54am