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December 3, 2012
Locked-out Crystal Sugar workers reject offer for 4th time
Locked-out American Crystal Sugar union workers rejected the company's contract offer for the fourth time on Saturday. Fifty-five percent of union workers voted to reject the contract, down from the 63 percent that opposed the same offer earlier this summer. John Riskey, president...
December 3, 2012 - 8:38am
UND researchers study use of carbon dioxide to enhance oil recovery
How much bigger can the Bakken get? Researchers say it could get hundreds of billions of dollars bigger. The Energy & Environmental Research...
December 3, 2012 - 8:28am
November 23, 2012
Altru foundation gifts rural clinics with new equipment
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Healthcare facilities in Park River, Grafton, McVille and Langdon, all in North Dakota, will be getting telemedicine equipment from the Altru Health Foundation, the Grand Forks-based group said Wednesday. The new electronic stethoscopes will send live audio of...
November 23, 2012 - 9:01am
November 14, 2012
Hugo's in Grand Forks buys Park Rapids, Minn., grocer
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Hugo's Family Marketplace, a Grand Forks-based grocer, said Tuesday that it has purchased J&B Foods in Park Rapids, Minn. This will bring the number of stores in the Hugo's chain to 10.
November 14, 2012 - 9:31am
October 31, 2012
UND sees expanded oil degree in Williston, budget changes in Bismarck
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A branch of UND's petroleum engineering program may go west as part of an effort to expand the university's presence across...
October 31, 2012 - 8:15am
October 18, 2012
AAA: N.D. drivers can expect 'sharply lower' gas prices
North Dakota drivers can expect to see "sharply lower gas prices" in the near future, perhaps the same level seen at the end of October 2011,...
October 18, 2012 - 10:06am
October 15, 2012
Eastern ND businesses try for piece of oil boom
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Casey Brovold considered going to the Oil Patch to open a cleaning business. Instead he stayed in Grand Forks and has oil...
October 15, 2012 - 11:24am
By the numbers: Oil Patch out accelerate N.D.'s largest urban centers
The latest sales tax report shows how the oil boom in western North Dakota has flipped economic trends in the state on their heads. Now it's...
October 15, 2012 - 11:16am
October 11, 2012
New building on UND campus shows green pride
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Construction workers carefully hung art inside UND's new Gorecki Alumni Center on Wednesday, a final touch two days ahead...
October 11, 2012 - 8:00am
October 8, 2012
As Grand Forks Air Force Base looks to expand role, housing shortage is a factor
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Demand for housing at Grand Forks Air Force Base is on the rise, but the number of available homes isn't keeping pace. Of...
October 8, 2012 - 9:25am
October 5, 2012
Conference highlights N.D.-Canadian trade
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- With $1.2 million in goods and services crossing the U.S.-Canadian border every minute, the two countries are the world's two largest trading partners. That fact is not much appreciated, according to Michael Flaherty, acting Canadian general consul in Minneapolis,...
October 5, 2012 - 9:17am
October 4, 2012
Membership surges at Choice Health & Fitness
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Choice Health & Fitness' biggest problem in its first week open was a good one to have.
October 4, 2012 - 9:53am
October 3, 2012
LM Wind Power expands to Brazil
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October 3, 2012 - 8:57am
October 2, 2012
Grand Forks start-up firm stores human cells for future treatments
The goal of a Grand Forks start-up is to get customers to prepare for a future in which today's medical breakthroughs based on stem cells are...
October 2, 2012 - 4:09pm
September 27, 2012
LM Wind Power to cut 345 jobs, blames industry downturn, lack of political support
LM Wind Power, one of Grand Forks' largest manufacturers, announced Tuesday that it would lay off more than 300, citing weak demand and uncertain...
September 27, 2012 - 2:03pm