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The Chamber chooses Shannon Full as new president & CEO

It announced who is taking the position at a conference this morning

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Chamber announced its new president & CEO. It chose former president & CEO of TwinWest Chamber in Plymouth, Minnesota Shannon Full. The Chamber’s search committee worked with an executive search firm to help find Full and the other candidates. With over 20 years of experience, Full worked on chambers in Iowa, Florida, Wisconsin &…

Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber names new CEO

Full will begin her new role in December 2020.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber has named Shannon Full as its new president and CEO. Full will begin her new role in December 2020. According to the Chamber, Full has over 20 years of Chamber experience from four states. She is currently the president and CEO of TwinWest Chamber of Commerce in Plymouth, Minnesota. Sandi Piatz, chair of…

CEO of Minnesota Public Radio’s Parent Company Stepping Down

Jon McTaggart says he will leave as soon as a replacement is found

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The president and CEO of the parent company of Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media plans to step down. Jon McTaggart says he will leave as soon as a replacement is found. The announcement comes the same day employees released a letter saying American Public Media Group has fostered a harmful working environment for women…

Cash Wise & Hornbacher’s Employees To Wear Masks

Essentia Health is also asking patients and visitors to wear their own masks

FARGO, N.D. — You will soon notice workers at Cash Wise and Hornbacher’s wearing masks. The CEO of Coborn’s says they have masks for all employees and are encouraging them to wear them at work. The CDC advises wearing a face covering while out in public. It may help to limit the spread of COVID-19. Face coverings can include cloth…

CEO And CFO At Altru Health System in Grand Forks Let Go, Effective Immediately

President Dr. Steven Weiser will assume all leadership responsibilities.

Brad Wehe & Sara LusignanGRAND FORKS, N.D. — The CEO and CFO of Altru Health System in Grand Forks are let go. In a press release, the Board of Directors announced that CEO Brad Wehe and CFO Sara Lusignan are leaving the organization effective immediately. They did not cite a reason for the dismissals other than saying it is a…

CEO of The Chamber of Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Passes Away At 59

Craig Whitney passed away Saturday at Sanford Health-Broadway in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — After a battle with health problems, Craig Whitney, President and CEO of The Chamber of Fargo Moorhead West Fargo has died. Whitney passed away Saturday at Sanford Health-Broadway in Fargo. The 59-year-old Whitney had served the community in the Chamber of Commerce since 2010. Before his leadership role in the FM Metro, Whitney worked for then Vice…

Dakota Specialty Milling Celebrates 50 Years

The Fargo–based company meets the demand for specialty grain–based mixes and ingredients.

FARGO N.D. — A North Dakota business is celebrating 50 years of success in the agriculture industry. Dakota Specialty Milling is having its 50th year celebration for both current and past employees. The Fargo–based company meets the demand for specialty grain–based mixes and ingredients. An open house at Fargo Air Museum was spread all across the floor with pictures and…

Border States Electric CEO To Join Gov. Doug Burgum’s Administration

Tammy Miller will succeed current COO Jodi Uecker who is retiring June 30

BISMARCK, ND — The CEO and board chair of Fargo-based Border States Electric has landed a new job with state government. Gov. Doug Burgum announcing that Tammy Miller will join the administration as chief operating officer. Miller will succeed current COO Jodi Uecker who is retiring June 30. Because of her existing commitments, Miller will begin a transition period October…

New CEO of Non-Profit Shares Vision of Revitalized Downtown Moorhead

Centerpiece of the new downtown plan is a redevelopment of Center Avenue

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A non–profit organization has hired a new president to help spark economic development in downtown Moorhead. Downtown Moorhead, Inc. has hired Derrick LaPoint to lead the group’s efforts to revitalize Moorhead’s urban core. LaPoint spent the last five years as a planner with the city of Fargo managing Fargo’s development. The new president has picked Center Avenue…

Minnesota Company Featured During Super Bowl LII for Sculpture Work

The sculpture will be featured during a 10 day event leading up to the Super Bowl

  MINNEAPOLIS — From the Zamboni, to the art of the ice. A Minnesota company is being featured during Super Bowl LII for their ice work. Minnesota Ice Sculptures is molding the Roman numeral for Super Bowl LII out of ice. The sculpture will take about four days to complete and when finished, it will weigh about 150,000 pounds. The…