Category Archives: North Dakota

State oil production pumps up.

NORTH DAKOTA — While the number of oil wells in North Dakota didn’t increase substantially in May, according to new data from the Department of Mineral Resources, the state’s oil production increased 2.7 percent. Local officials cited opera ...

District Waterhouse and Kitchen opening in West Fargo.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The new restaurant, the District Waterhouse and Kitchen, has opened in West Fargo. The establishment will offer beer, wine, cocktails and a made-from-sratch “urban American” menu while also creating 58 full- and part-time ...

EdgeData launching UAVs toward wind turbine safety.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A new Grand Forks startup, EdgeData, is bringing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and big data to the wind farm.  The company uses UAVs to gather and analyze data on the status and safety of wind turbines. EdgeData’s BladeEdge ...

CNBC ranks North Dakota among top states for business.

NORTH DAKOTA — Business new network CNBC has ranked North Dakota at No. 6 in its list of America’s Top States for Business. The network ranked all 50 states based on more than 60 measures of competitiveness. “North Dakota’s business clim ...

Microsoft clicks on hiring in Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. — Microsoft is hiring at a new sales and marketing center in Fargo. The company is currently hiring for about 200 positions, including technical sales managers, sales development specialists and more. Though not much is known about the compa ...

Trinity Health prescribing new hospital for Minot.

MINOT, N.D. — Trinity Health is building a new hospital and medical campus in Minot. The health care facility will be a partnership between Trinity Health and Montana-based Billings Clinic RegionalCare. While construction plans are still being finaliz ...

Essentia Health diagnosing expansion in Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. — Essentia Health is opening a new four-story, $50 million tower expansion at its Fargo hospital campus. In addition, the care center is also working on a $9.7 million, 25,000-square-foot expansion on the north side of its facility. Essentia ...

Fargo-based Botlink launches drone safety app.

FARGO, N.D. — Software developer Botlink has launched a new application designed to enhance the safety of drone operators. The free app offers unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operators an interface with real-time FAA data overlays showing locations of man ...

Acme Tool gears up for Grand Forks expansion.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Just months after opening a new distribution center in the city, Acme Tools is expanding its corporate headquarters in Grand Forks. The tool and equipment retailer, which employs about 60 people at its headquarters, is adding ...

Petro Serve opens new headquarters in Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. — Fuel supply cooperative and convenience store chain Petro Serve USA has officially opened its new corporate headquarters in Fargo. The cooperative invested $1.25 million to refurbish an existing building at 1772 West Main Ave., which will ...

Lafarge concreting cement storage facility in Williston.

WILLISTON, N.D. — Cement, aggregate and concrete supplier Lafarge North America is building a cement translating facility in Williston. The company cited increased customer demand for construction material in the Dakotas as the impetus for the new proje ...