Wes Shover

UAS momentum draws Shover to region

Before I moved to Grand Forks about 18 months ago, I was eagerly  investigating the pulse of the Grand Forks region UAS industry. I’ve been involved in the field on a variety of levels for more than 10 years, from operational use, training & development, and strategic planning. While researching the region, I was inspired …

Grand Forks health system to invest $250 million in facilities, technology

Altru Announces Bold New Era in Care New approach addresses momentous $250 million investment in facilities, technology and population health.  Altru Health System announced plans to comprehensively address the region’s future health and healthcare needs leading to: The investment of well over $250 million dollars A brand new 21st century hospital Expanded clinic services Extensive deployment of …

by Doris Cooper News

Top 10 – October 2017

  Wes Shover joined the EDC as our new UAS Sector Development Manager. He has a diverse background in public and private UAS endeavors. Read more … Becca Cruger has joined the EDC team as our Strategic Initiatives Coordinator. She’s active in the greater Grand Forks community and will be an asset leading initiatives in areas including …

Vote yes, pave way to growing Grand Forks

While there are many good reasons to tick the “yes” box in the upcoming citywide vote on the sales-tax increase, the biggest reason comes down to this: We all want to live in a city that values quality of life, supports job growth and attracts new businesses. In order to accomplish this, it is paramount …

Becca Cruger

Cruger joins EDC staff

Becca Cruger has joined the Grand Forks Region EDC as its strategic initiatives coordinator. Cruger will coordinate workforce recruitment and retention programs including the “Greater Grand Forks: Way Cooler Than You Think!” campaign and Northern Valley Career Expo, and community engagement activities the EDC undertakes in areas including entrepreneurship. “I’m incredibly excited to be joining …

by Doris Cooper News

Awards recognize success attracting international UAS investment to region

The U.S. Commercial Service presented the UND Center for Innovation Foundation and Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation (EDC) with special recognitions for their success attracting foreign direct investment into the region’s unmanned systems cluster, one of the nation’s prominent high tech clusters in a rural state. Newly appointed Director General of the U.S. Commercial …