The North Dakota Department of Commerce encourages rural residents to immediately respond to the Census 2020 survey as delivery of material packets resumes for the remaining rural residences in the state.
“This is an opportunity for the state to get caught up with where it should be in the rate o...Continue Reading
Gov. Doug Burgum met with President Donald Trump today at the White House, highlighting the benefits of state-federal partnerships to North Dakota’s COVID-19 response and recovery efforts and the need for continued federal support to fully execute the state’s testing strategy.
During the White House meeting with President Trump and Colorad...Continue Reading
The Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corporation (JSDC) Board discussed the interest in a greenhouse facility in Stutsman County.
The interest is specifically in the Spiritwood Energy Park and Klose Property. Corry Shevlin, Business Development Director, says both properties would be a good home for a project like that.
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May 4-9 is International Economic Development Week (EDW). It’s an opportune time to reflect on the importance of local economic development efforts to building a vibrant and sustainable community.
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) created EDW in 2016 to help raise awareness for the profession. Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) ar...Continue Reading
Gov. Doug Burgum, Tourism Director Sara Otte Coleman and Destination Marketing Association of North Dakota (DMAND) president Searle Swedlund presented six Governor’s Travel and Tourism Awards today during the weekly tourism industry chat.
The Governor’s Travel and Tourism Awards are typically presented in April at the Travel Industry Conference. The COVID-19 health crisi...Continue Reading
Newman Signs typically manufactures and distributes signs for a wide range of traffic, urban and outdoor advertising. As the demand for billboards, window decals, vehicle graphics, art canvas, banners, posters and other specialty signs dried up with COVID-19 uncertainties, the company has repurposed their manufacturing capabilities to produce acrylic barrier...Continue Reading
The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced that the North Dakota Development Fund (NDDF) Board voted to extend the initial 30-day loan suspension for an additional two months. The extension suspends all payments for both principal and interest for all outstanding NDDF loans for an additional 60 days, effective Apri...Continue Reading
The North Dakota Department of Commerce encourages all North Dakota residents to participate in the North Dakota COVID-19 Community Impact Survey.
Led by Commerce’s Main Street Initiative team in partnership with other state agencies, the survey opened to the public this week and already has provided valuable input that will hel...Continue Reading
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
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