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
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 …

Wes Shover

Shover to lead UAS business development for Grand Forks Region EDC

The Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation (EDC) announced today that Wes Shover has joined the organization as UAS Sector Development Manager to lead business recruitment in the unmanned systems industry. Shover has more than 10 years of military, commercial, and entrepreneurial experience in the industry as a subject matter expert, instructor, program manager, and …

The Future of North Dakota Defense Communities

We are excited to announce that Grand Forks will host the first of its kind North Dakota Regional Defense Forum at the Alerus Center October 10th and 11th! Supporting North Dakota’s defense presence unites leaders from our military installations, communities, and industry in an ongoing journey that is evolving with the ever changing needs of …

Sando resigns from UAS role

Terry Sando, the EDC’s Director of UAS Sector Development, announced his resignation, effective in early September, to pursue an opportunity in the private sector. “We are appreciative of Terry’s commitment and his impact on raising the region’s UAS profile, as well as the breadth of industry knowledge he brought to the EDC,” said EDC President …