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U of M calls for collaboration to boost statewide economy

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — “Open for business.”

That was the message conveyed by Maura Donovan, director of the University of Minnesota’s Office of Economic Development, during her presentation Thursday afternoon at the Worthington Bio Conference. Dono…continue reading on dglobe.com

U of M calls for collaboration to boost statewide economy

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — “Open for business.”

That was the message conveyed by Maura Donovan, director of the University of Minnesota’s Office of Economic Development, during her presentation Thursday afternoon at the Worthington Bio Conference. Dono…continue reading on dglobe.com

Survey suggests slight growth for Midwest economy

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An economist says a survey of bankers in 10 Midwest and Plains states suggests the regional economy is experiencing slow to no growth.

The Rural Mainstreet Index rose slightly above growth neutral in March, to 50.1, compared…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Workforce recruitment campaign aims to fill N.D. job openings

March 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Economic Development Foundation and Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley will announce a new statewide workforce recruitment and retention campaign Monday in Bismarck.

The public-private partnership aims to attract permanent workers …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Workforce recruitment campaign aims to fill N.D. job openings

March 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Economic Development Foundation and Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley will announce a new statewide workforce recruitment and retention campaign Monday in Bismarck.

The public-private partnership aims to attract permanent workers …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Midwest economic survey index drops slightly

March 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic survey index dropped slightly last month but still suggests growth over the next three to six months for nine Midwestern and Plains states, according to a survey report released Monday.

The overall Mid-Ame…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

N.D. revenues beat forecast by $150M: Sales tax collections down in January, individual income tax revenue up

February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Revenues streaming into North Dakota’s general fund are beating forecasts by $150 million so far during the current two-year budget cycle that began July 1, but not all categories of tax collections saw an increase last month, the dire…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. revenues beat forecast by $150M: Sales tax collections down in January, individual income tax revenue up

February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Revenues streaming into North Dakota’s general fund are beating forecasts by $150 million so far during the current two-year budget cycle that began July 1, but not all categories of tax collections saw an increase last month, the dire…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Midwest economy: January state-by-state glance

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Institute for Supply Management, formerly the Purchasing Management Association, began formally surveying its membership in 1931 to gauge business conditions.

The Creighton Economic Forecasting Group uses the same method…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Monke: Building tomorrow — Progress is the key word to describe what’s happening today in Dickinson, southwest ND

February 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Everywhere one looks, Dickinson and southwest North Dakota is changing and growing.
There are new people living in new homes and apartments, new stores alongside new places to eat and recreate, a new school and another likely in the works.
No matte…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com