Top 10 – November 2017

  The 6th annual Northern Valley Career Expo hosted 1,532 sophomores from 37 schools to learn about careers in the region from 60 sponsors and exhibitors. The Expo has reached nearly 9,000 students since launching in 2012. The Expo planning committee was recognized by the Red River Regional Council during its Ideas to Action Summit …

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 …

Top 10 – September 2017

  The planning committee for the 6th annual Northern Valley Career Expo is finalizing preparations for the Nov. 1 event. There’s still time to be part of the region’s premier careers awareness event. Exhibitor registration closes Oct. 4. Register online here. The EDC, The Chamber, and the GFK Airport Authority hosted a kick-off luncheon for a newly-formed  …

Top 10 – August 2017

  At its August meeting, the EDC board of directors reviewed and recommended support for 5 projects that could result in more than $87 million in capital investment into the region. The Grand Forks Growth Fund approved the first Start Up Grand Forks project, a new fund providing micro-loans to help launch Grand Forks’ newest …

Top 10 – July 2017

  UND President Mark Kennedy shared the university’s strategic plan with EDC directors, advisors and business leaders. EDC Board Chair Tammy Peterson said “As business leaders we have a vested interest in the success of our university.”  In closing his presentation, Kennedy said, “We’re all in this together. I’m confident we can propel our university, …

Top 10 – June 2017

  It was a bittersweet month for the EDC as we said good-bye to our retiring president & CEO. But not before the board honored him with the EDC Impact Award and announced the award is being renamed the Klaus Thiessen Impact Award. More … How cool are you? Way Cooler Than You Think. Check …