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The Latest News from Grand Forks, ND

WHAT'S NEW IN GRAND FORKS, ND

Learn more about what’s happening in Grand Forks, from industry announcements to lifestyle news and more. We’re your resource to discover the latest and greatest in our region.

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Grand Forks Region Top 10 – August 2021

The U.S. Air Force announced it has selected the Grand Forks Air Force Base to train crews for a future intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance mission. The new mission includes infrastructur...

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Grand Forks Region Top 10 – July 2021

The EDC is part of a coalition of business, education, and industry leaders in the Grand Forks region that are moving forward with a grant application to create a career and technical education workf...

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InternGF Funding Awarded

The University of North Dakota’s Center for Innovation and the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has awarded funding for seven Grand Forks-based companies. Now in its fourth ...

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Grand Forks Region Top 10 – June 2021

A huge thank you to everyone who came to our 2021 Annual Meeting and celebrated our community’s resilience and future trajectory. We posthumously honored Lonnie Laffen with the Klaus Thiessen Impact...

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Applications for InternGF Funding Now Open

The University of North Dakota’s Center for Innovation and the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation opened applications for second cycle of the fourth year of InternGF on Tuesday, Jun...

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2021 Klaus Thiessen Impact Award Recipient

The Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation (EDC) board of directors presented the 2021 Klaus Thiessen Impact Award to JLG Co-founder Lonnie Laffen at their annual meeting on Wednesday, Ju...

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Grand Forks Region Top 10 – May 2021

Core Scientific, a Washington-based data processing company, has announced its expansion to Grand Forks. The company offers infrastructure and software solutions for artificial intelligence and blockc...

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Grand Forks Region Top 10 – April 2021

The U.S. Economic Development Administration awarded the city of Grand Forks a $1.1 million grant to turn the Grand Forks Herald building into a technology accelerator. The project is expected to c...

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EDC Awarded State Funding for Strategic Workforce Plan

Grand Forks is one of eight North Dakota communities selected to receive funding from the North Dakota Department of Commerce’s Main Street Initiative Partners in Planning (MSI PiP) Grant. The Grand...

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Grand Forks Region Top 10 – March 2021

Nathan Iseminger joined the EDC team as the UAS sector developer. Iseminger recently retired from the U.S. Air Force after 22 years of active duty. We’re happy to have him aboard! “What&#...

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Breaking UAS Barriers

“Impossible anywhere else.” That’s the phrase used by Mike Fridolfs, Northrop Grumman’s site director at Grand Sky, to describe a series of flight tests of their new drone in North Dakota. The...

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Iseminger Joins EDC Staff

Nathan Iseminger has joined the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation (EDC) as its UAS sector developer. Iseminger will execute strategies to support primary sector business recruitment ...

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