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Bell Bank Hosts AgViews Live Conference

"You can't manage the weather. You can't manage GO politics, but you can manage the farm and the ranch business, in other words, manage your finances, manage the business."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Times are tough for producers with the drought and the pandemic, but Bell Bank’s AgViews Live Conference is providing tips on how to handle operations. “You can’t manage the weather. You can’t manage GO politics, but you can manage the farm and the ranch business, in other words, manage your finances, manage the business,” Virginia Tech…

Bell Bank Hosts AgViews Live Conference

"We all have a direct connection or indirect connection to what goes on in the ag sector."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Bell Bank is rebooting its annual Ag Views Live Conference after being canceled last year due to the pandemic. “We all have a direct connection or indirect connection to what goes on in the ag sector,” Bell Bank Agribusiness Development Senior Vice President Lynn Paulson said. Bell Bank is hosting an agriculture conference at the Delta…

Empty Bell Bank building gives West Fargo K9 unit a unique training opportunity

The bank offered up its former building after moving locations

WEST FARGO, N.D. — On any given day several months ago, the Bell Bank branch on Sheyenne Street would look and sound a lot different than it did Tuesday. “This is rare. I mean, you don’t find a bank that’s open and nobody’s in where dogs can come in here and train,” said West Fargo Police Sgt. Pete Nielsen. Since…

Mayors Proclaim September 23 as Landon Solberg Day

Landon served as a symbol of support and hope for people around the world.

FARDO, N.D.–Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney and West Fargo Mayor Bernie Dardis have proclaimed Monday, September 23 as “Landon Solberg Day.” Landon Solberg passed away earlier this week following a two-year battle with a rare form of brain cancer. Landon served as a symbol of support and hope for people around the world. The Landon Solberg Fund has been created at…

More NDSU Graduates Taking Jobs in North Dakota, Minnesota

NDSU's Career Center says the recent class's median salary is nearly $50,000

FARGO, N.D. — A higher number of students from North Dakota State University have landed jobs in both Minnesota and North Dakota. A recent report from the NDSU Career Center says that 56% of graduates employed after college have jobs in North Dakota, while 31% work in Minnesota. Nearly 80% of those who come from North Dakota stayed in the Peace…

Discovery Benefits Sold by State Bankshares to WEX for $425 Million

WEX now employs more than 1,100 people in North and South Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo–based business focused on simplifying employee benefits has been sold for $425 million. Discovery Benefits was sold by State Bankshares, the same company that owns Bell Bank, to WEX, a global provider of payment processing and business solutions. Bell Bank President and CEO Michael Solberg says the bank is not for sale. Discovery Benefits was founded in…

Fargo Police on the Search for Bank Robbery Suspect

After a midmorning robbery at Bell Bank in Fargo, police are asking for help finding the suspect

FARGO, N.D. — Police are searching for a man after a robbery at Bell Bank on 13th Avenue South in Fargo. Police said a man came into the bank just after 10:30 am. He walked up to a bank teller and demanded money. He then left the bank through the west door and fled from the scene still heading west….