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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…

NDSU Helping People Return To School With Degree Completion Program

Potential students are offered the option to choose between online and in-person schooling depending on their needs.

FARGO,N.D. — In an uncertain economy NDSU is offering new ways for people to get back to school. The school is offering a degree completion program for adults with college credits who are looking to finish their degree. Potential students are offered the option to choose between online and in-person schooling depending on their needs. Staff say having the extra…

1,600 People File For Unemployment in Cass County

Nearly 6,000 people have filed for unemployment in the state of North Dakota, and the number is expected to rise as we reach the peak of this pandemic.

FARGO, N.D. – The COVID-19 Pandemic has brought about one of the worst workforce impacts in the history of the United States. We now have official numbers on the impact it’s leaving on North Dakota. Nearly 6,000 people have filed for unemployment in the state of North Dakota, and the number is expected to rise as we reach the peak…

NDSU Spring Career Expo Opens Doors & Solves Problems

The expo offered a panel on using inclusion in the work force to solve the state wide shortage.

FARGO, N.D. – A work force shortage throughout the whole state has companies scratching their heads to find a solution. By connecting students and recent graduates with companies, the NDSU Spring Career Expo offers one piece to a larger puzzle. “When I started going to the expo, we didn’t have any students that would recognize Black Gold Farms. Now we…

Burgum Announces Relocation of 3D Printer Business to Fargo

LulzBot will fill the vacant building at 1001 25th St. N.

FARGO, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum announced that operations for the popular LulzBot brand of 3D printers is being relocated to Fargo. The business, founded in 2011, was acquired by Fargo Additive Manufacturing Equipment 3D LLC (FAME 3D) in November. LulzBot will fill the vacant building at 1001 25th St. N where the former corporate headquarters for Vanity clothing resided. Gov. Burgum…

Lack of Labor Sparks Hiring Blitz at Sandy’s Donuts

North Dakota touts the second lowest unemployment rate in the nation, but it isn't helping some small businesses...

FARGO, ND – Mary Rohrich has been working at Sandy’s Donuts for 21 years. She’s never seen the store this busy, and the kitchen this empty. “We need help. There is a lot of orders coming in and you know people come in to buy. We have days that we run out of things because it’s so busy, and then…