September 2012: Face to Face

Meet Thomas Reichert CPA, Shareholder, Brady Martz & Associates, P. C.; Carl Kvanvig, Managing Partner/CEO, Capital Accounting; and Jerry Topp, Managing Partner/CEO, Eide Bailly, LLP [More…]

September 2012: Around the State

St. Alexius Announces Clinic Expansion in Mandan Due to increasing demands, St. Alexius is moving and expanding the healthcare organization’s Mandan operations.  The new 22,000 square foot healthcare facility is expected to open in 2014 and cost around $8 million to complete.  The clinic will offer of imaging, laboratory and select rehabilitation therapy services as… [More…]

What can have the greatest impact on North Dakota business?

Six decision makers share their answers:

Roger Thomas • Division Manager – Upper Midwest Division, Burke Construction Group, Inc.; Scott Louser • Owner/Broker, Preferred Minot Real Estate; Gaylon Baker • Executive Director, Stark Development Corporation; Randy Newman • President and CEO, Alerus Financial; Gary Fendich • Owner/Developer, Residential Commercial Development, LLC; Jeff Swenson • Managing Member, NDI Group, LLC [More…]

Industry Focus: Commercial Real Estate

Several leaders met at the Bismarck offices of the North Dakota Department of Commerce for a roundtable discussion to examine the issues facing commercial real estate:

Lee Fundanet, Complete Hospitality Management; Jeff Manning, Alliance Building Group; Matthew Reichert, Aspen Group Real Estate Services; Bill Daniel, Daniel Companies; Skip Duemeland, Duemelands Commercial Real Estate; Roger Thomas, Burke Construction Group; Roger Cymbaluk, Basin Brokers; Neil Gush, Coldwell Banker and 1st Minot Management; and Michael Fladeland, North Dakota Department of Commerce [More…]

August 2012: Around the State

Mercy Medical Center Receives Grant to Expand Patient Access; Disability Health Project Receives Three-Year Federal Grant; Companies Develop Plans for New Refineries; Housing Agency Pledges $4.25 Million to Incentive Fund Projects; Target Logistics Completes Stanley Hotel; BenchMark Energy Corporation Extends Research Agreement with UND; North Dakota State University Receives Endowment from Gate City Bank; Valley City State University’s Online Master of Education Program Ranked “Best Buy” [More…]

Showing You the Money: North Dakota’s Treasurer Speaks Out

It is no secret; the Office of State Treasurer is all about finances.  We manage the state’s checkbook to ensure the availability of sufficient funds while optimizing investment returns.  We invest in North Dakota through our BidND program, keeping our dollars in North Dakota helps our communities.  We distribute over 31 tax distributions to our… [More…]

Telecommunications

Meet Mike Steffan, General Manager/CEO, Northwest Communications Cooperative (NCC); Steve Lysne, General Manager/CEO, SRT Communications Inc.; and Jeff Wilson, General Manager, Dickey Rural Networks [More…]

What’s your favorite gadget or app?

Six executives share their answers:

Brad Haugeberg • General Manager, Sun Prairie Grain; Jane P. Priebe • Economic Development Director, Wahpeton Economic Development; Wendy Howe • Execuitve Director, Minot Convention and Visitors Bureau; Ellen Huber • Business Development & Communications Director, City of Mandan; Reed Reyman • President/CEO, St. Joseph’s Hospital & Health Center; Marci Seamples • Executive Director, Williston Area Chamber of Commerce [More…]

Industry Focus: Education

Several executives representing higher education recently met at the Harold Schafer Leadership Center at the University of Mary to discuss the challenges facing North Dakota’s higher education system:

Raymond Nadolny, Williston State College; Larry Skogen, Bismarck State College; James Shea, University of Mary; Dean Bresciani, North Dakota State University; Bob Badal, Jamestown College; Gary Hagen, Mayville State University; Steve Shirley, Valley City State University; Duaine Espegard, North Dakota University System; John Richman, North Dakota State College of Science; Kirsten Diederich, North Dakota University System; and Al Anderson, North Dakota Department of Commerce [More…]

Around the State: July 2012

Rasmussen College Expands Bachelor Completer Programs Rasmussen College has expanded its online Accelerated Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program with North Dakota. The program is designed to help adult students with previous college credit earn a degree in one of seven programs in as few as 18 months. The programs are available at the college’s Fargo and… [More…]

Hospital CEOs

Meet Matt Grimshaw, President & CEO, Mercy Medical Center, Williston; Gary Miller, CEO, St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck; Todd Hudspeth, President & CEO, Jamestown Regional Medical Center, Jamestown [More…]

What makes North Dakota’s business environment unique?

Six decision makers share their answers:

Ken Callahan • Energy Services Manager, Montana-Dakota Utilities; Klaus Thiessen • President/CEO, Grand Forks Region Economic Development; Craig Whitney • President & CEO, Greater West Fargo Moorhead Chamber of Commerce; Terry Metzler • North Dakota Operations Manager, Granite Peak Construction; Tom Rolfstad • Director, Williston Economic Development; Cooper Whitman • Executive Director, Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce [More…]