Top 10 – November 2016

The 2016 Northern Valley Career Expo on Nov. 2 was the largest to date, with 34 schools sending sophomores to learn about careers in the region. Student surveys after the event validate the event’s impact: 86.3% say the Expo increased their interest in pursing a career in the region and 96% say it was a …

Top 10 – October 2016

Evolve ND announced an opening date (Dec. 1) for a new co-working space downtown. The EDC board was among the first to support the project. Read more … Busy month at UND. We visited the new medical school during its open house – what an impressive and impactful facility for the campus and state. As …

Top 10 – September 2016

At its September meeting, the board of directors voted to go on record in support of the proposed city sales tax increase, which will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. The additional .75% sales tax will be dedicated to help fund infrastructure projects that are vital to economic development and community growth. Learn more here …

Top 10 – August 2016

All the right pieces: Did you see the Grand Forks community profile in Prairie Business magazine? Research projects our Director of UAS Development, Terry Sando, has been coordinating were showcased at North Dakota UAS Field Day. More than 125 people learned about precision ag and storm damage assessment research projects using a large UAS flown …

Top 10 – July 2016

The Grand Forks Herald Community Room was buzzing with energy. About 130 people attended the launch of Drone Biz,  a monthly luncheon for businesses and entrepreneurs …. Have you RSVP’d for the Aug. 11 lunch yet? Director of UAS Development Terry Sando was part of a roundtable with gubernatorial candidate Doug Burgum focused on the region …

Top 10 – June 2016

You already know Grand Forks is great. We were thrilled to be there when the Association of Defense Communities (ADC) recognized Grand Forks during its summer conference as one of 10 Great American Defense Communities. While in Washington, D.C. (see #1) Klaus and BRIC representatives met with our senators, Air Force, and OEA to discuss …