business

Fire Breaks Out at Vic’s Aircraft Sales in North Fargo

No one was injured, but extent of damage is unknown at this time

FARGO, N.D. — A fire breaks out at Vic’s Aircraft Sales around 8:45 pm Saturday night. Upon arrival, fire fighters found smoke coming out of the building at 1631 19th Avenue North with zero visibility. The business is right near the Fargo Air Museum. They had to use a ladder to enter the building. No one was inside and no…

Forbes Publisher Gives Keynote at the Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Outlook Forum

The director of the North Dakota Office of Budget and Management also gave a presentation

FARGO, N.D. — The The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce hosted its Economic Outlook Forum for people to learn about the latest business trends. Rich Karlgaard, a Forbes publisher, delivered the keynote address where he talked about digital technology. He covered topics including artificial intelligence and cloud computing. He also spoke about the outlook of the nation’s economy. Joe…

United Way Emerging Leaders Hear from Wealthiest Man in North Dakota

Gary Tharaldson has a net worth of $900 million according to Forbes

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of young professionals attended the United Way Emerging Leaders kickoff event. They got to hear from the wealthiest man in North Dakota, Gary Tharaldson, who shared his knowledge on people–driven leadership. Tharaldson, a hotel magnate, has a net worth of $900 million according to Forbes. “This event was open to the public because we wanted to give…

Steady Stream of Customers Flow Into Some Businesses Despite Bad Weather

At Sandy's Donuts, the decision to open or close isn't one that can be made quickly

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Lots of  businesses are closed because of the weather, but for some, it’s just another day. Some customers are still deciding to brave the conditions. At Sandy’s, the choice of whether or not to stay open isn’t one that can be made quickly. “Once those donuts are made we want to get them sold. We can’t decide…

NDSU Students Let Business Ideas Flow to Kick Off Innovation Challenge

Students had a chance to share their ideas in front of business leaders

FARGO, N.D. — When Ellen Koshney began her time at NDSU, she didn’t realize that one day, she’d be sharing her business ideas among her peers. “As a freshman, I never expected to ever take part in the Innovation Challenge. It was only a couple of weeks ago that I came up with an idea with my friend and we kind…

Local Networking Group Brings Women in Business Together

20 businesses are involved with Women in Networking, and they're always looking for more members

FARGO, N.D. — A local group brings women in business together to develop leadership as well as personal and professional growth. Women in Networking (WiN) meets twice a month for lunch at Applebee’s on 45th Street. The meetings include an education section and the chance for women to share more about their businesses. The speakers today included the owner of Lindsey…

WFHS DECA Helps Kids With Cancer by Raising Money for Kamp Kace

They held a "Quarter Craze" auction at Holy Cross Catholic Church

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The DECA program at West Fargo High School is putting on their “Quarter Craze” auction to raise money for a great cause. The group is for young leaders in business and marketing. The event will raise funds for Kamp Kace, which helps kids with cancer and their siblings. People who go to the auction can win Christmas…

Chamber of Commerce, Sen. Hoeven Host State of Technology Conference

The conference highlighted technological innovations in North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — Leaders from the technology world gather at the State of Technology conference hosted by the Chamber of Commerce and North Dakota Senator John Hoeven. “This is the third wave of North Dakota’s growth and development. Number one, agriculture, number two, energy, number three tech entrepreneurship, and when we’re as well–known nationally and beyond, for tech entrepreneurship as we…

LIVE: Young Entrepreneurs Academy Helps Students Start Businesses

Chamber Helping Students Learn How To Start A Business

  Katie Ralston with the Fargo/Moorhead/West Fargo Chamber joins Adam to tell us how students can learn to start their own businesses. The Chamber is hosting the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) for the fourth year. The 25-week course helps middle and high school students learn what it takes to start and run a business. Local business owners join in and…

Organization that Helps Employ People on the Autism Spectrum Moves in to New Space Across the River

Many representatives from local businesses were at the ribbon cutting and learned more about how they can be a part of the employment process

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A local organization that helps businesses employ the strengths of people on the autism spectrum has a new office space. Mind Shift crossed the Red River and is now located in the center of downtown Moorhead. Many representatives from local businesses were at the ribbon cutting and learned more about how they can be a part of…