Minnesota-based Talon Nickel To Build $433 Ore Processing Plant In N.D.

MERCER CO., N.D. (KVRR/AP/CNN) — Mercer County, North Dakota will be the site of a new facility that processes nickel and other minerals for batteries that power electric vehicles and the electric grid. Minnesota-based Talon Nickel will receive $114 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The company will build a $433 million ore processing and management facility in Mercer County…

Spring Career Expo returns to Delta Hotels by Marriott

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Job Service North Dakota hosts another job fair for employers looking to fill positions. The Spring 2022 F-M Career Expo is being held at Delta Hotels by Marriott in Fargo. Job seekers across the region stopping by to tune up their interview skills with opportunities to network with potential employers. Many employers are looking for people…

Marvin To Expand In Fargo, Add 300 Jobs

FARGO, N.D. (AP/KVRR) — Marvin, the Minnesota-based widow and door maker, plans to build a 127,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and a 148,000-square-foot distribution center in Fargo. The expansion is expected create 300 new jobs. Warroad, Minnesota-based Marvin first opened a factory in Fargo 25 years ago. It now has six facilities in the area that employ 1,700 people. The company also…

Ignite Workforce Initiative Starts to Take Shape

"This is a great tool for are businesses and job seekers."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A new workforce initiative is beginning to benefit area businesses, schools and employees. Nearly 1,500 more jobs are listed on FMWF Ignite’s website today compared few weeks ago, when the platform first launched. Several area businesses are experiencing staff shortages, causing them to adjust their hours and services and sometimes even close their doors. “When we…

Senator Tina Smith hopes Minnesota will lead in renewable energy

"As we think about what direction we're going with renewable fuels and clean energy, we can either lead or we can follow."

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – Senator Tina Smith is discussing plans to get Minnesota ahead in helping the nation lead through clean energy. Her plans involve getting the state to lead in a clean energy transition using renewable energy. Smith says the transition will help with the creation of jobs as well as helping keep utility prices stable, while also creating further…

Archer Daniels Midland to take over former malting plant east of Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KFGO/KVRR) – Archer-Daniels-Midland has plans to build a $350 million soybean crushing plant and refinery in North Dakota. ADM says the plant and refinery in Spiritwood, at the site of the former Cargill Malting Plant, would create 70 jobs and process up to 150,000 bushels of soybeans each day. It’s expected to be completed by the 2023 harvest….

Energy Secretary discusses Biden’s American Jobs Plan to build the nation’s infrastructure

"This jobs plan is the biggest investment in America."

WASHINGTON (KVRR) — President Biden’s proposed American Jobs plan is aiming to help build up the nation’s infrastructure. Secretary of Energy, Jennifer Granholm says President Biden’s proposal of the American Jobs plan comes after the nation coming in short to competing nations. “China has had it as part of their strategic vision to corner the market on areas of manufacturing….

John Pence comes to Moorhead for Trump early voting campaign

Pence is also Vice President Mike Pence's nephew .

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Senior Advisor to the Trump Campaign and Mike Pence’s nephew John Pence makes a stop in Moorhead as part of an early voting push in Minnesota. Pence talked with supporters encouraging them to get out and vote as well as to tell their family and friends to cast their ballots. Pence says Trump will continue to put…