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Construction Begins on North Dakota’s First Chick-fil-A in Grand Forks

The second Chick-fil-A in the state will be going up in Fargo later this summer

  GRAND FORKS, ND – ¬†Construction has started on the first Chick-fil-A restaurant in North Dakota. It is being built at 3230 32nd Avenue South in Grand Forks and will have seating for 129 people, patio seating and two drive-thru lanes. The restaurant will open in the fall and provide around 90 new jobs. The second Chick-fil-A in the state…

Chemicals Likely Caused Glyndon Business Fire

Wood-finishing chemicals likely caused fire at Andy Lake Woodworks

Authorities say wood-finishing chemicals likely caused a weekend fire that destroyed a wood carving business in western Minnesota. The fire at Andy Lake Woodworks in Glyndon was reported early Saturday afternoon. Three log sheds and a shop building were destroyed. No one was hurt, but a firefighter was treated at the scene after becoming overheated. Authorities say the fire apparently…

CEO of Camping World Says Fargo’s Gander Mountain Location Will Stay Open

These signs hinting at the location's closure went up on Thursday

  FARGO, ND — A CEO says Gander Mountain of Fargo will stay open even though store front signs say, “Going out of business,” and “everything must go.” The CEO of Camping World, the company which won a bankruptcy auction on Gander Mountain, said Fargo’s store will remain open in a Tweet. It’s located along I-94 and 45th Street South….

West Acres Mall Announces One Store’s Expansion, Another on the Move

FARGO, ND — Two stores in the West Acres Mall are taking over some extra space and announce expansion plans. Men’s retailer Halberstadt’s is expanding into empty store space located next to its spot in the JC Penney wing of the mall. The store was previously the location for The Limited, which closed this year. Halberstadt’s officials say they are…

Douglas County Authorities Investigating Business Break-In

Someone used force to enter the building and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and property

  DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — Deputies in Douglas County are investigating a supper club break-in. They responded to an alarm at Corral Supper Club in Nelson just after 4 a.m. Someone used force to enter the building and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and property. No suspects were found. The investigation is ongoing. Categories: Business, Crime, Local…

Prairie Business Magazine Celebrates the Region’s Leading Women

Among the honorees was Red River Broadcasting COO Kathy Lau

FARGO, N.D. — The Top 25 Women in Business honorees are being celebrated, including our very own Kathy Lau. She runs KVRR and is the Chief Operating Officer of Red River Broadcasting. Prairie Business Magazine is hosting a reception at the Radisson in Fargo for Lau and the 24 other top women in business. The celebration is designed to create…

Werner Electric is Open For Business in Fargo

The company's president is excited to open in Fargo and said this area is a great market for them

FARGO, N.D. — A Midwestern distributor of industrial electric supplies opens its 13th location right here in Fargo. Werner Electric held a grand opening this morning at 100 36th Street South, meeting with many potential clients. They’re a full-line distributor of electric supplies, mainly for manufacturers, industrial contractors and machine builders. The company’s president is excited to open in Fargo…

Minnesota Based Land O’Lakes Purchases Vermont Creamery

The company will continue to make goat cheese, cultured butter and fresh dairy in Websterville, Vermont

  ARDEN HILLS, Minn. — Minnesota-based Land O’ Lakes has purchased Vermont Creamery. The company will continue to make goat cheese, cultured butter and fresh dairy in Websterville, Vermont. Co-founders Allison Hooper and Bob Reese said the company has experienced growth and it needs a partner that will help it realize its business potential. The president and CEO of Land…

Local Golf Clubs Open for the Season

Hawley Golf & Country Club opened up for the season and golfers were there first thing in the morning

HAWLEY, Minn.¬†— Golf clubs are out and swings are in full force. The weather was just right for Hawley Golf & Country Club to open back up for business. A “balmy” 56 degrees and a little bit of sunshine is all golfers need to get back on the course. “It feels good. You can’t beat this kind of weather,” said…

Leading Women Share Stories of Inspiration and Success

The fifth annual Leading Ladies Luncheon was held at the Fargo Holiday Inn

FARGO, N.D. — Women leaders in business, communication and the military shared their stories of success and life.¬† The fifth annual Leading Ladies Luncheon was held at the Fargo Holiday Inn. They gathered to celebration Women’s History Month. Panelists included the former executive director of the Fargo Theatre, an executive with Blue Cross Blue Shield North Dakota and an Army…