On Tuesday, March 31, the Treasury Department and Small Business Administration (SBA) released additional information around the CARES Act and specifically the Payroll Protection Program. The CARES coronavirus relief package created a nearly $350 billion program under which businesses with 500 or fewer employees can receive loans to maintain employmen...Continue Reading
CRISIS TOOL KIT FOR YOUR BUSINESS
There’s nothing like a crisis to sharpen the mind and create focus. Every single business is important to our communities. Here are a few ideas that you can work through as a business owner to help ease some strain on your business. Please let us know about other things you’r...Continue Reading
In response to the spread of COVID-19, Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corporation (JSDC) is temporarily closing our office beginning today, March 20, until further notice. We will inform you when our office will reopen via email as well as by sharing information at growingjamestown.com/news-center and our Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages.
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Strong, reliable infrastructure is one of the most important parameters defining a successful business. By definition, the broad segment of infrastructure includes the basic physical and organizational attributes needed to operate a business, such as the physical properties and buildings, available utilities, and accessible transportation options. The dependable infrastructure o...Continue Reading
In the upper Plains States of Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota, shared economic goals are leading to increased opportunity for collaboration within the region. James Leiman, director of the Economic Development and Finance division for North Dakota, says the states of the upper Plains share myriad commonalities.
“There ar...Continue Reading
To our valued clients and business partners,
As this situation continues to evolve, our top priority remains the health and welfare of our clients, our employees, their families, and our community.
JSDC has been working to anticipate how this crisis will affect the way we conduct business and to make necessary adjustments. We hav...Continue Reading
Beth Keller broker/owner of RE/MAX Now, has announced four new additions to the RE/MAX Now team.
Nichole Klundt is from Jamestown. She previously worked for Jamestown Regional Medical Center as a radiological technologist for the past 13 years. She said she is looking forward to working with buyers and sellers throug...Continue Reading
Forum Communication Company's Prairie Business Magazine has announced its "Top 25 Women in Business" for 2020.
These women are leaders in their careers and communities, women who truly stand out in their professions, and we are happy to profile them here. Read all of the profiles below. Congratulations to everyone on this list!
A total of 550 students and their instructors were in Jamestown for the annual STEMtastic and TechSavvy event March 9th on the University of Jamestown campus
Local, state, and even regional companies that are comprised of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers volunteer and support the event each year. Even...Continue Reading
Brickhouse Frozen Products LLC is pretty happy these days with how its frozen pizza business is doing. The company's handmade 12-inch Jonny B’s Frozen Pizza is finding a booming market in North Dakota, one that Tom Schultz, company president, wants to expand into other states.
“It’s a name we kind o...Continue Reading
Entrepreneurship isn’t for everyone.
It’s difficult, risky, and stressful; but if you’re successful, you’ll become the master of your destiny. These business founders and "Advisors" in The Oracles share how they made the leap from employee to entrepreneur — and how you can too.
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After a career serving students and families culminating as former Superintendent of the Jamestown Public School District, no one would question Bob Toso if he spent his retirement on the golf course. While he certainly has his fair share of time on the links, that isn’t everything Toso is about.
FARGO — Ben Spaeth planned on a career in law enforcement after graduating from West Fargo High School. He studied two years at the University of North Dakota.
But he grew concerned about the career opportunities that would be waiting for him after graduation. He surprised his fellow university students whe...Continue Reading
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The latest boarding numbers from the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission show a strong start to 2020 for the Jamestown Regional Airport.
The airport reported 823 passengers for the month of January 2020. That’s up from 2019 when the airport had 792 boarding’s.
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Gov. Doug Burgum today attended a business session at the White House with President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Cabinet secretaries following the conclusion of the National Governors Association’s annual Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C.
The President and Vice President addressed the governors in the State Dining Room, deliverin...Continue Reading
Jamestown, ND – Feb. 7
Spiritwood Energy Park Association (SEPA) announced today that the 2019 lawsuit filed against the organization by North Dakota Soybean Processors (NDSP) has been settled to the satisfaction of both parties and dismissed with prejudice.
“We’re very pleased to have this matter settled,” said Connie Ova, SEPA’s chie...Continue Reading
One strength of rural communities is that people care for and look out for each other. This community value, coupled with the courage to try new solutions for meeting community needs, may help North Dakota address the shortage of the direct care workforce in rural areas.
The North Dakota Department o...Continue Reading
Gov. Doug Burgum delivered his 2020 State of the State address in Grand Forks on January 29th, calling for more action to address the state’s workforce shortage, highlighting recent progress on diversifying the economy and making North Dakota a more military-friendly state, and outlining a plan for Legacy Fund earnings tha...Continue Reading
Gov. Doug Burgum announced on January 29th the 2020 Main Street ND Summit and new Main Street Initiative grant programs during the 2020 State of the State address in Grand Forks.
The 2020 Main Street ND Summit will be held Oct. 6-7 at the Bismarck Event Center in conjunction with the Economi...Continue Reading
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Members of the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce were at Plantation Coffee Bar on January 29th to show support for this local business and Chamber member.
This event promotes chamber members helping each other, shopping local, and economic growth. Chamber Executive Director Emily Bivens says the ne...Continue Reading
The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced that Katie Ralston was promoted to director of Workforce Projects and Programs.
Ralston recently served as the manager of Workforce Projects and Programs at Commerce. She will serve as the State Workforce Board director of the Workforce Development Council. Ralston will be responsible for leading collaboratio...Continue Reading
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Jamestown Tourism elected Christian Cairy to the Board of Directors at their annual meeting.
The Board provides leadership in coordinating, promoting, and supporting tourism growth and development in Jamestown, N.D. and surrounding areas.
Christian Cairy is New Home Salesperson for Liechty Homes and has experience with new an...Continue Reading
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Several area businesses and individuals were recognized for their contributions to Jamestown during the 89th Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet.
The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce Beautification Committee recognized the following businesses with their beautification awards:
-Continuing Beatification: Better Homes Property Management
-Best New Landscaping: Two Rivers Activity Center
-Spot o...Continue Reading
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