Business

Greater Fargo Moorhead Optimistic for Business Expansions in 2018

One of the major changes is how Korber Medipak Systems is moving its North American headquarters to Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — 2017 proved to be a year of positive growth for businesses in the metro, but leaders from the Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation (GFMEDC) say 2018 is already looking promising. “We’ve got a number of expansion projects that we’re working on, a couple of attraction projects that are currently underway that we’re really excited about,” said Mark…

Local Steel Company Invited to White House to Talk Tax Reform

The company has 50 job openings because of the new bill that passed in December 2017

FARGO, N.D. — TrueNorth Steel of Fargo was invited to the White House this month to talk about tax reform. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence talked about the new tax reform bill that passed in December. TrueNorth Steel’s story begins in 1945 when Norwegian immigrant Ole Rommesmo Sr. launched it as Fargo Tank. In 2011, seven steel companies…

Local Business Leaders Urge Gov. Burgum to Sign Executive Order Upholding Net Neutrality

The FCC's repeal of Net Neutrality has already gone into effect

FARGO, N.D. — Local business leaders are calling on Gov. Doug Burgum to sign an executive order upholding the principles of Net Neutrality. The FCC’s repeal of Net Neutrality has just gone into effect. Local business leaders, including two candidates for the state legislature, say everyone has the right to free and fair internet and without it, there are some real…

LIVE: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

We're talking dirty, live in studio, with the director of the latest FMCT musical.

It’s not often we get to talk dirty on TV, and thanks to the hard work of the folks at Fargo Moorhead Community Theater, we’re making it happen live on the Morning Show. “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” director Adam Pankow sat down with Emily Welker for a live in-studio interview about the 11-time Tony Award-nominated musical, based on the 1988 movie…

Sanford Welcomes New Installation: “Because of You…I Live”

Honoring the lived and stories of organ and tissue donors, families and recipients with a new installation

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Medical Center is honoring the lives and stories of organ and tissue donors, families and recipients with a new installation. The “because of you… I live wall” shares photos and stories behind those who are a part of this life saving opportunity. Some of the patients want people to know that this possibility and technology is…

Herberger’s In West Acres Mall To Close

In a press release Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. says stores will remain open throughout the store closing sales.

FARGO, ND — Bankrupt department store chain Bon-Ton Stores Inc (BONTQ.PK) said on Tuesday it received a winning bid from a joint venture, including Great American Group and Tiger Capital Group, to wind down its operations. The joint venture will acquire the inventory and certain other assets of the company, Bon-Ton said in a statement. “While we are disappointed by…

Starbucks Will Close Every Store For Racial-bias Training

The announcement comes after two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks store, sparking protests and calls for a boycott on social media.

NEW YORK, NY — Starbucks says it will close its more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training to its nearly 175,000 workers. The announcement comes after two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks store, sparking protests and calls for a boycott on social media. Starbucks Corp. says the stores will be…

LIVE: Money Talks: Volatility on Wall Street

What's causing these wild swings, and what it means for your money.

It’s been a long time since we saw anything like these wild ups and downs in the financial sector. First, there are the whispers of a looming trade war with China over President Trump’s threats of up to $100 billion in tariffs and their possible retaliation on a host of American-made products including soybeans, pork and other specialties of North…

LIVE: Holy cow!!!! There’s a cow in the studio.

Learn all about dairy cows with the help of NDSU's Animal Science Program.

Mooove over, Emily and Adam — you’re about the share the camera and the studio with someone much, much cuter. It’s National Farm Animal Day, and we couldn’t think of a better way to learn all about the critters that much of the Red River Valley pour their heart and soul into than from the folks at the NDSU Animal…

Health Department tells Local Brewing Company ‘No Dogs Allowed’

Within North Dakota, these places are considered food establishments, but brewers argue it is almost impossible to contaminate beer

MAPLETON, N.D. — Many breweries throughout the country are pet friendly, but the Department of Health says establishments in North Dakota have different rules. This change is affecting businesses in our area. Those who are looking to kick back and enjoy a cold one usually have something in common… “You get people from all walks of life in the community,”…