Technology

David Zibolski Talks Goals And Possible Challenges If Selected As Police Chief

The Fargo City Commission will meet on Monday to decide if Zibolski will become the next police chief.

FARGO, N.D.- David Zibolski has accomplished a number of goals serving as the Police Chief of the Beloit, Wisconsin Police Department since 2016. He says he’s ready for new opportunities in a larger department. “We’re very impressed with the city, its operations, its staff, its personnel, the police department and the community and I thought it would be a great…

Essentia Health Continues To See Spikes In Virtual Visits Since Rolling It In Mid March

They were originally set to start in April.

FARGO, N.D. – Before the pandemic began, Essentia officials say they already had a plan to roll out virtual visits. They were set to start in April for patients with particular chronic illnesses like Depression and Anxiety. Because of the Coronavirus, they managed to make it happen by March. Essentia rolled virtual visits out initially to ambulatory clinics, and then…

Governor Doug Burgum Lays Out His Budget For The 2021 To 2023 Biennium

The guidelines vary between 85 to 95 percent of the current adjusted base.

NORTH DAKOTA – The governor focused on embracing telework and technology, investing in process improvement and analyzing vacant positions. He asked state agencies to focus on goals and outcomes, and to think strategically on how they can reinvent existing processes to create more value for citizens. “If you’re a smaller agency with less than a $5 million adjusted base budget,…

Realtors Use Technology To Connect With Clients Amid COVID-19

Technology has played a key role in helping realtors keep business going.

FARGO, N.D.- Aspire Realty in Fargo is used to showing 15 to 25 houses a week and selling about 11 houses a month. “Through the month of March, business was really good, but coming into April and now as we’re seeing a massive increase in the numbers of positive cases, we’re starting to slow down tremendously,” says Katherine Kiernan, the…

Digi-Key Electronics Addresses Its Role During Coronavirus Outbreak

Company officials say the company's products are in high demand by those on the front lines of diagnosing and treating COVID-19

MINNESOTA — One of the region’s biggest employers, Digi-Key Electronics, says it has no plans to close its doors due to the important role it plays during the coronavirus pandemic. Officials say the company’s products are in high demand by those on the front lines of diagnosing and treating COVID-19. The company says although they’re not closing, they are taking…

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…

Microsoft partners with Emerging Prairie on Grand Farm

They hope to be in production by 2025.

FARGO, N.D.- Microsoft President Brad Smith announced that the company is investing 1.5 million dollars to help bring “Grand Farm” to life. “It is a venture that is bringing people from across this community who will connect with the world,” says The President of Microsoft, Brad Smith Grand farm is an idea that is being led by Emerging Prairie to…

Doosan Bobcat Opens A New Office Right In The Heart Of Downtown Fargo

The new office is called "The Studio"

FARGO, N.D-  The office space is on two floors of the historic Black Building on Broadway. The data innovation center brings together engineers and innovation and marketing specialists. Doosan Bobcat wants to co–develop technologies and integrate them back into its products and services. ” We needed a space to be able to collaborate better, to be able to enable these…

Sen. Hoeven’s State of Technology Conference Stresses Agriculture and Technology Intersection

The 9th annual conference highlighted the work of more than 70 entrepreneurs

FARGO, N.D. — Tech companies from agriculture, cyber security, elderly care backgrounds and more are sharing their work at Sen. John Hoeven’s 2019 State of Technology Conference. The event stresses the importance of converging agriculture and technology. Some say that integration should start with young people. “Working together with our universities, with our community colleges, even with our high schools,…

Gov. Burgum Announces Emerging Digital Academy at TEDxFargo

It will teach students coding and technology skills

FARGO, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum made a big announcement at TEDxFargo. It’s designed to help get people ready for today’s workforce. Burgum says $200,000 of federal funding will go towards starting Emerging Digital Academy. It will teach high school graduates how to code and other technology skills. The governor says this is a great way to fill technology jobs…