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Gov. Burgum Extends Business Closure To April 20

major presidential disaster declaration also approved

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum has extended North Dakota business closures through April 20 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. President Donald Trump has also approved Burgum’s request for a major presidential disaster declaration. “This approval paves the way for North Dakota to receive federal funding at state, local, tribal level and also certain non-profits,” said Burgum. This support comes…

BNG supports local business with #NDSmart apparel

All proceeds from the apparel line go to a fund to support local buisness

FARGO, N.D. — BNG has created an apparel line with the #NDSmart to sell to the public. One hundred percent of the profit from purchases will go to a fund to support small businesses. Supporting local buisnesses is something that has always been important to the team at BNG. “Most of our legacy clients have been living in North Dakota…

Fargo-Moorhead deals with economic impact of coronavirus

Businesses in trouble are encouraged to reach out to their banks for assistive programs

FARGO, N.D. — In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many businesses in the Fargo-Moorhead area are left struggling. “If a business is still operating, sales are down 60-70%,” said Downtown Community Partnership President/CEO, Melissa Brandt. “Some have found creative ways to sell their product online or are offering pickup or takeout. Others have made the tough decision to lay…

North Dakota Leaders Discuss Emergency Business Financing

As coronavirus cases continue to rise, small business owners continue to take a hit

FARGO, N.D. — From complete closures to adjusting distribution methods, small business owners in North Dakota have had to deal with a new way of life. “There is 73,000 small businesses in North Dakota. There’s 30 million small businesses across the country. All of them have been impacted by this coronavirus,” says Small Business Administration District Director Al Haut. As…

NDSU Students Job Shadow Professionals To Get Ready For The Real World

About 10 employees from Gate City Bank participated in the event.

FARGO, N.D. – The company that Tyler Rieger, a Senior at NDSU, originally wanted to shadow cancelled on him, but he still wanted to have the experience. “I did learn quite a bit actually, coming into Gate City Bank. There were a lot of interesting aspects of this that I had no idea were part of the bank. Such as…

No Concern for Red River Valley Admist Stock Market Roller Coaster

FARGO, N.D. – The stock market roller coaster continues after coming off it’s worst week since 2008. Speculation about the economic fallout from the Coronavirus led to an extended and punishing sell off by uneasy investors. It’s expected that industries that rely on tourism, such as the airline and hotel industries, will continue to suffer. People with Legacy Wealth Management…

Moorhead Looks Into Raising Sales Tax To Fund Projects

If approved, the city will have to wait until the November 2022 election for voters to decide the plan's fate.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- The community of Moorhead is ready for the city to say out with the old and in with the new. The city has listened to  the community’s demands and is looking for options to pay for potential projects rather than raising property taxes. “At the city council meeting last night, the city council voted to move forward with…

Police Respond to Disturbance at Moorhead Business

It happened in the 2200 block of 14th Avenue South

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead police are investigating after a disturbance at a business was called in. It happened in the 2200 block of 14th Avenue South. The employee says someone broke down the door and “held him up” with a gun. When police arrived, the suspect drove away. The employee says he had a dispute over property with the man…

Doosan Bobcat Opens A New Office Right In The Heart Of Downtown Fargo

The new office is called "The Studio"

FARGO, N.D-  The office space is on two floors of the historic Black Building on Broadway. The data innovation center brings together engineers and innovation and marketing specialists. Doosan Bobcat wants to co–develop technologies and integrate them back into its products and services. ” We needed a space to be able to collaborate better, to be able to enable these…