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WHAT'S NEW IN GRAND FORKS, ND

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Business Expansion

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 metho...

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Top 10

Top 10 for April 2016

New EDC advisors have started their first terms on advisory board, which meets quarterly with the directors: Dennis Bona, Northland Community & Technical College; Scott Fuller, Retrax; Shawn Gaddi...

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BRIC

Bruce Gjovig appointed to Air Force Civic Leader program

Appearing in the Grand Forks Herald Grand Forks Herald: February 6, 2016 Bruce Gjovig of Grand Forks received the four-year appointment, beginning this year, by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. W...

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Impact Award

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.....

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Top 10 for March 2016

We enjoyed hosting more than 200 of you at our annual meeting, which was … … headlined by Senator John Hoeven, who outlined the areas of focus needed to continue growing the unmanned syste...

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BRIC

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 cit...

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Top 10 for February 2016

Nice touch, Mayor Brown. We loved the drone delivery of your state of the city speech! From unmanned systems (UAS), the Valley Prosperity Partnership, to the Northern Valley Career Expo and downtown d...

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Top 10 for January 2016

Terry Sando, our UAS guru, joined the ND Trade Office, Department of Commerce, and Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley on a mission to Israel meeting with companies and exploring partnership opportunities for our r...

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News

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 contin...

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BRIC

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, le...

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Business Expansion

General Atomics breaks ground $2.5 million drone academy Grand Forks

By Brandi Jewett, Grand Forks Herald Grand Forks Air Force Base Commander Col. Rodney Lewis welcomed the latest in a series of new neighbors at Grand Sky business park Monday. Unmanned aircraft system...

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Drone

Northrop Grumman breaks ground on $10 million facility

By Brandi Jewett, Grand Forks Herald Brisk North Dakota winds greeted guests Thursday in the midst of an active construction site for Northrop Grumman’s groundbreaking ceremony near Grand Forks ...

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