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consulting firm, TIP, hired to lead first-ever regional workforce study

As the region consistently boasts one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, workforce presents a challenge to continued economic growth and prosperity. In response to that challenge, five organizations, along with a diverse range of businesses and higher education organizations, have come together to sponsor a first-ever regional workforce study. TIP Strategies, a […]

Educating and changing perceptions of the manufacturing industry: 160 high school students toured four local companies for manufacturing day

Emile Dargbeh’s enthusiasm was infectious. The Fargo Davies High School senior spoke excitedly about his prospects in finding a career in manufacturing, something he would now “definitely like to have.” Dargbeh was one of about 170 students from Fargo Moorhead who attended the third Manufacturing Day on October 3rd, hosted by the Greater Fargo Moorhead […]

Valley Prosperity Partnership released action-oriented report to shape Valley’s economic future

The VPP released a 62-page report that lays out six action oriented goals focused on sustained economic growth for the entire Red River Valley in both North Dakota and Minnesota. Workforce attraction, development and retention Water security for the Valley Research capacity and relevancy Entrepreneurial activity and output Infrastructure investment Improving outside perceptions of the […]

Fargo – no longer defined by a movie or TV show

No matter what you think of the movie “Fargo” or the new FX television series “Fargo”, there’s no denying that the two have contributed to quite a bit of name recognition for our wonderful community (what kind of recognition may be up for debate). At the same time, a lot of people are singing our […]

Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC Launches Faith in Fargo Moorhead Web Page

The Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC has launched a Faith in Fargo Moorhead website page highlighting the various religious and faith-based options in the Fargo Moorhead Metro. The webpage was built in response to a need expressed by local investor companies and partner organizations. The information targets people who are new to the area or considering […]

1 Million Cups connects entrepreneurs and community

“Running a startup is terrifying and exhilarating.” Blaine Booher, an entrepreneur featured at a recent 1 Million Cups event, told a packed room about his experiences building and running a startup company called Clifton Labs. Clifton Labs provides computer engineering and software development. The company builds software and hardware solutions. Communication, taking ownership of projects […]

It’s a fun week for entrepreneurs in Fargo Moorhead

1Million Cups and Startup Weekend, WomenTwo entrepreneurial events this week start out the year (with more great events coming)! 1Million Cups Every Wednesday morning from January 22nd – February 26 at 9 a.m. Plains Art Museum 704 1st Avenue N, Fargo January 22nd Presenter: Dave Batcheller, Appareo Systems 1 Million Cups engages entrepreneurs around the […]

2014 Fargo Moorhead Magazine, hot off the press!

The 2014 issue of Livability Fargo, ND – Moorhead, MN is out and now available online! It highlights health, education, local flavor, and arts and culture in Greater Fargo Moorhead, providing you with a powerful tool to tell others about our community. We encourage you to share the online magazine with anyone considering relocating to […]

Frontier Airlines Announces Return to Fargo Market, November 9

Frontier Airlines has announced new nonstop service between Fargo and Denver with three weekly nonstop flights beginning on November 9, 2012. “We are pleased to hear Frontier Airlines is returning to Fargo Moorhead. Business and leisure travelers in our community and surrounding region are delighted to hear the good news,” said Shawn Dobberstein, executive director […]