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Madison Students Aren’t Dreaming About Becoming Their Future Careers, They’re Getting Ready Now

The elementary school has put on Career Day for more than 12 years

FARGO, N.D. — There’s no need to ask students at Madison Elementary what they want to be when they grow up because they wore it loud and proud. The students dressed up as everything from doctors and teachers to vets and secret agents. One student says they even want to be both a teacher and a reporter. It’s an exciting day…

What You Need to Know About Your ND House Candidates Before Heading to the Polls

Kelly Armtrong is the GOP candidate from Dickinson, Mac Schneider is the Democratic-NPL candidate from Fargo

  FARGO, N.D. — Election Day is less than three weeks away. While North Dakota’s Senate race has gained most of the attention there’s also an important Congressional race. KVRR’s Danielle Church sat down with both major party candidates. Kelly Armstrong and Mac Schneider may be on different sides of the political spectrum, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have plenty…

UPS Bringing Air Service and Jobs To Fargo

Under the agreement, UPS will lease operating space in the south general aviation area and office and training space in the east terminal building for an initial period of 3 years.

FARGO (KFGO) – UPS has announced it is establishing cargo jet service at Hector International airport, which will add approximately 70 jobs in Fargo.  Under the agreement, UPS will lease operating space in the south general aviation area and office and training space in the east terminal building for an initial period of 3 years.   Flights are scheduled to begin…

Polaris To Increase Motorcycle Production In Poland

CEO Scott Wine says the company will not reduce jobs at its U.S. plants

Minnesota-based Polaris Industries is increasing its motorcycle production in Poland. Last month, Polaris was considering moving production of its Indian Motorcycles brand from the plant in Iowa to one in Poland as a way to deal with retaliatory tariffs. But CEO Scott Wine says the company will not reduce jobs at its U.S. plants. He said the higher production in…

Agreement Between NDSU and NDSCS Addresses ND Workforce Issues

NDSU and NDSCS came together in an agreement to make a positive impact on the future workforce of North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU and NDSCS came together in a form of an agreement to make a positive impact on the future workforce of North Dakota. This agreement between the two institutions provides more educational opportunities for students in order to fill available jobs. They are doing this by sharing services, creating bridges between programs at both institutions, and providing a…

Work Ethic May Be the Answer to a Successful Career

A renowned speaker is teaching people how to better develop work ethic in themselves and in their employees

FARGO, ND — When employers around the world were asked, “what do you look for in an employee?,” the number one answer was work ethic. A renowned speaker is teaching people how to better develop work ethic in themselves and in their employees. “When you look at the future the future is happening fast it’s changing rapidly. 80% of the…

What Happens to Federal Employees During a Government Shutdown?

At the North Dakota National Guard, more than 460 people are furloughed

FARGO, ND — A government shutdown does not just affect those in Washington D.C. but it affects lives in the FM area. We’ll tell you what steps some groups take when the government isn’t working. This isn’t the first time the government has shut down, affecting federal workers. But different organizations in North Dakota have a different way of handling…

Moorhead Sam’s Club Closing, Jobs Terminated

They gave back to charities in town, asked about popular Moorhead products and were passionate about how they treat their employees

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Sixty-three Sam’s Club Stores are closing across the country, including the location in Moorhead. Moorhead Mayor, Del Rae Williams, says this particular location has had a big influence on the community. They gave back to charities in town, asked about popular Moorhead products and were passionate about how they treat their employees. She says the company told…

Fargo Named 2018’s Top Job Market in the Country

The online jobs platform, ZipRecruiter, says Fargo stands out because of its low unemployment

  FARGO, ND — Good news job seekers: Fargo has been ranked the top job market for 2018 by ZipRecruiter. The online jobs platform says Fargo stands out because of its low unemployment. The city’s rate is around 1.6 percent, compared to 3.9 percent for the average metro. Fargo also earned high marks for the rate of “new collar” jobs,…

SunOpta Inc. of Wahpeton to Close, 35 Employees Out of Work

The company states that it's because of increased operations at its Crookston, Minnesota plant and is expecting to close the Wahpeton factory between April and June

WAHPETON, ND — Natural food snacks maker SunOpta Inc. says it will close its roasting facility in Wahpeton next year, putting about 35 employees out of work. The company states that it’s because of increased operations at its Crookston, Minnesota plant and is expecting to close the Wahpeton factory between April and June. SunOpta says it is encouraging its employees…