GROUNDBREAKING

National Guard to Conduct Groundbreaking for New Fargo Facility

The cost of the facility is about $32 million and is scheduled to be completed by June 2021.

Courtesy: North Dakota National GuardFARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota National Guard is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony celebrating the beginning of construction of their newest facility. The groundbreaking program for the new Reserve Readiness Center is at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 14 at the Fargo Armed Forces Reserve Center (AFRC). The facility will house units of the Fargo-based 141st Maneuver…

Continuing District Growth Leads to Groundbreaking for a New Middle and High School in Horace

Part of that bond is being used to build a new middle and high school in Horace for the West Fargo Public School District

HORACE, N.D.– In September the West Fargo community passed a nearly $107 million bond to address the districts continued growth. Part of that bond is being used to build a new middle and high school in Horace for the West Fargo Public School District. The schools will be named Heritage Middle School, and Horace High School. Heritage middle school will…

NDSU Breaks Ground for Sudro Hall Expansion

All students in the College of Health Professions will be able to collaborate under one roof

FARGO, N.D. — Students in NDSU’s College of Health Professions will have a new facility come spring 2020. The university broke ground for the expansion of Sudro Hall. The new $28 million facility will be six stories and 74,000 square feet. The project is funded through private sector donations. It will allow nursing, pharmacy, allied science, and public health students to…

Groundbreaking of New NDSU Dorm Named in Honor of Professor

Construction on NDSU's Newest Dorm Began, Named in Honor of Catherine Cater

FARGO, ND — People came together at the NDSU campus for a groundbreaking of a new dorm building. The dorm is named in honor of Catherine Cater, a beloved teacher and mentor to students of NDSU for generations. The site is located just south of the RedHawks Stadium and 15th Avenue North and will house sophomore students. One of the…

Fargo Company Breaks Ground for New Business Facility

Started by three NDSU students, BNG Team helps businesses operating in small towns find operational solutions

FARGO, ND — A Fargo–based credit card payment processing company broke ground on a new building in south Fargo. BNG was founded by three NDSU students in 2007. The company also designs websites, automates invoicing and helps restaurants run their businesses more efficiently. The owners hope BNG will continue to grow in their new facility. “With the new building, it’s…

New NDSU Student and Retail Complex Breaks Ground

Just a few months ago, PROffutt Limited Partnership was selected to develop a new student housing and retail complex on the 1600 block just off University Drive

FARGO, ND — The NDSU campus has been evolving over the last few years. New shops have opened and neighborhoods are transforming. A new student housing and retail complex will soon be thrown into that mix. Just a few months ago, PROffutt Limited Partnership was selected to develop a new student housing and retail complex on the 1600 block just…

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Work Plan Includes Funding for Flood Protection in the F-M Area

A groundbreaking was held last month for the inlet structure near Horace

  RED RIVER VALLEY — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s Fiscal Year 2017 work plan includes $20 million for permanent flood protection for the Fargo-Moorhead region. The funding will support the construction of an inlet structure, as well as the design of further flood control features and environmental mitigation projects. A groundbreaking was held last month for the inlet…

West Fargo Breaks Ground on Willow Park Elementary

Willow Park Elementary School Will Open Up For the 2018-2019 School Year

WEST FARGO, ND — The West Fargo School District is closer to opening up another elementary school. A groundbreaking ceremony was held for Willow Park Elementary School on land that is actually in Fargo. The school will help get kindergarten children on the north side of town back into their neighborhood schools as well as provide a closer school to the…

Ground Broken for the New Clay County Correctional Facility

The new facility is scheduled for completion in the fall of 2018

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A groundbreaking was held for the new Clay County Law Enforcement Center and Correctional Facility in Moorhead. City and county leaders were on hand for the ceremony. The $53 million facility will replace the current jail, which is the oldest county jail in Minnesota. The project is being funded by a voter–approved half–cent sales tax increase. Officials…

MN Diversion Opponents Ask Federal Judge to Intervene on Project

Minnesota state officials asked U.S. District Judge John Tunheim to block construction until the DNR grants a dam safety permit

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota opponents to the F-M Flood Diversion asked a federal judge to stop construction on the project citing environmental concerns. A groundbreaking for the $2.1 billion cross-border flood control project took place in Horace on Monday. Minnesota state officials asked U.S. District Judge John Tunheim to block construction until the DNR grants a dam safety…