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Minot Center for Pediatric Therapy therapists, from left, are Summer Van Rooyen, Kylee Geer, Lauren Anderson, Candace Michalenko and Mackenzie Bachmeier. Not pictured is Cassie Sheppard.

Minot Center for Pediatric Therapy moves to southwest Minot

The Minot Center for Pediatric Therapy, originally located in the Main Medical Building at 315 South Main, has recently moved to a new location in southwest Minot. MCPT joins a growing list of businesses moving out of the downtown area and following the outward development of Minot. Minot ...

Annual Home and Garden Show March 2-3

The Minot Association of Builders is set to present the 2018 Home and Garden Show. The show will be held March 2-3 at the North Dakota State Fair Center’s Magic Place Room. Family events are planned, like the Ready Builders Lego Competition, Silver Springs Garden Art, the Chalks and ...

Keller full time at Ackerman-Estvold

Emma Keller has joined the Ackerman-Estvold Minot office as a full-time civil engineer. Keller earned associates of science and arts degrees from Williston State College and a bachelor of science in civil engineering from North Dakota State University. She has worked in the Minot office as a ...

Odney’s Goettle now a partner within the company

BISMARCK – Odney has welcomed a new partner and familiar face to the ownership side of the business, Shane Goettle. As a six-year veteran of the company, Goettle is proud to be making the next step by being part of the management decisions at Odney as a minority owner. “Odney is filled ...

Brock is provider at new Minot pain therapy office

Achieve Therapy LLC is proud to announce the opening of an office in Minot. The Achieve Therapy office is located at 2010 4th Ave. NW, west of the fourth Avenue Dairy Queen. Achieve Therapy is a North Dakota corporation with headquarters in Grand Forks. Achieve Therapy has 10 locations with ...

Futures Files

Inflation stokes gold buying New data out last week showed that prices across the U.S. economy have been rising faster than expected, news that enabled gold investors to generate huge profits. The Consumer Price Index rose by 0.5% in January, indicating widespread rises in fuel, food, ...

Anderson re-elected within Garrison Diversion Conservancy District leadership

The Garrison Diversion Conservancy District recently held elections for the executive committee at their quarterly board meeting. Dave Anderson, Pierce County, was among those re-elected to the committee. Anderson was elected to the board of directors in 2011. He has served on multiple ...

Tollefson wins award

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Floor Focus Magazine has announced Brandon Tollefson as a winner of the 2018 Future Focus Leaders award, which honors the up-and-coming next generation of talent in the dealer/retailer/contractor segment. Tollefson is a fourth generation co-owner of Tollefson’s Retail ...

Benson now a vice president at Town & Country

Matt Benson was promoted to vice president, agricultural lending in January at Town & Country Credit Union. He started there in 2009 and previously served as an agricultural lender. Benson has deep roots in agriculture and uses that background to provide the farmers and ranchers he serves ...

Diabetes coordinator named at Trinity Hospital

Registered nurse Sarah Rimatzki, a member of Trinity’s Emergency/Trauma Center team for the past three years, has been named coordinator of the Center for Diabetes Education. She oversees the various activities and programs provided at the center, which offers education and nutritional ...

DesLauriers named vice president at First International Bank & Trust

Brock DesLauriers started working at First International in May 2005. He has held numerous positions such as teller, credit analyst, personal banker, mortgage loan officer, and commercial loan officer. He was recently promoted to vice president and is the Minot North Hill branch manager. He ...

Williston Home and Garden Show April 13-14

The Williston Area Builders Association announced the 8th Annual Home and Garden Show is set for April 13-14, at the Raymond Family Community Center. The Home and Garden Show is the largest public event WABA hosts each year with multiple vendors and thousands of participants. “Vendors ...

Futures Files

Stock bears win big U.S. stock markets plunged, then surged, and then plunged again last week in a wild whipsaw that left market watchers breathless. The selloff has largely been attributed to fears about the Federal Reserve raising interest rates, a move that could hurt corporations’ ...

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Daniel Montgomery stands outside his truck on North Broadway. Montgomery encourages people to use the truck as a drive-thru in the winter.

Bringing the taste of Texas to Minot

Daniel Montgomery has a passion for barbecue. Growing up in Goldthwaite, right in the heart of Texas, authentic Texas barbecue is all he knows. Thus, Monty’s Heart of Texas Barbeque was born. You may have seen this truck set up south of the north Taco Johns on the same lot as Kaffee Kiosk. ...

Farm Credit makes grants to support western North Dakota communities

Farm Credit organizations in western North Dakota announced 16 grants totaling $121,782 to worthy programs that will improve lives in local communities through the Rural Community Grant Fund. The fund was established as a partnership between Farm Credit Services of Mandan and Farm Credit ...

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Wheat market rises Wheat prices exploded higher last week as concerns mounted about dry conditions in the southern Great Plains. The hard red winter wheat crop in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas is in increasingly dire straits, with only 14% in good or excellent condition, according to a recent ...

State life insurance association elects Olson

The ND Association of Independent Insurance Agents recently held its annual meeting and elected Tina Olson of Minot as president elect of its board of directors. Olson is a longtime employee of First Western Insurance in Minot.

Two promoted at First International Bank and Trust

First International Bank & Trust has announced the promotion of two longtime employees. Brock DesLauriers started working at First International in May 2005. He has held numerous positions such as teller, credit analyst, personal banker, mortgage loan officer, and commercial loan officer. ...

Brokers 12 employs two new Realtors

Rachel Gaddie and Kelsey Humphreys are the latest Realtors to join Brokers 12 Real Estate in Minot. Gaddie previously worked 12 years in bookkeeping and has a finance degree from Minot State University. She is a Minot native. Humphreys, also a Minot native, previously worked for three ...

Promotions announced at First Western

Three recent promotions have been announced by First Western Bank & Trust in Minot. Jackie Grosz has been promoted to custodial supervisor at First Western. Grosz grew up in Devils Lake and has resided in Minot for more than 20 years. She graduated from Devils Lake High School and has an ...