BRIC coordinator Tom Ford

Ford attends 2016 National Security Forum

Base Realignment Impact Committee Coordinator Tom Ford received a personal invitation from the Secretary of the Air Force and attended the 63rd annual National Security Forum May 3-5 at the Air War College (AWC) , Maxwell AFB, Alabama. The ¬†forum exposes influential citizens to senior U.S. and international officers and civilian equivalents in order to …

Demystify Lean Six Sigma

Impact Dakota will host a breakfast & learn at 8 a.m., Tuesday, June 8 at Hilton Garden Inn for businesses interested in learning more about how to streamline operations using Lean Six Sigma methodologies. The 90 minute breakfast will provide attendees an opportunity to learn more about: Six Sigma and Lean methodologies Lean Six Sigma …

Hal Gershman receives 2016 Impact Award from EDC Board Chair Dwight Thompson

Hal Gershman Receives Impact Award

Grand Forks businessman Hal Gershman and former City of Grand Forks councilman received the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation (EDC) 2016 Impact Award at its annual meeting March 31…

Grand Forks named Great American Defense Community

The Association of Defense Communities (ADC) named Grand Forks among its first class of Great American Defense Communities, an initiative launched this year to acknowledge the unique contributions cities, counties and regions that host installations make to improve quality of life for service members, veterans and their families. Grand Forks was among 10 communities selected …

Top 10 for December 2015

Representatives from the Base Realignment Impact Committee (BRIC) were in Washington D.C. meeting with the state’s Congressional Delegation and with officials at the Pentagon as the group continues to work to advance opportunities at the Grand Forks Air Force Base. We welcome EDC client company Sharper Shape to Grand Forks. The Finland-based company announced in …

North Dakota: The drone capital of the United States

Bloomberg Paul Murphy – November 24, 2015 Grand Forks, North Dakota, is emerging as a hub for the growing network of companies that develop and test Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). In October, leading UAS vendors General Atomics and Northrop Grumman Corp. became the first companies to break ground at the Grand Sky Business and Aviation …