Business

Seeing patients at Sanford Health clinic

Marci Ketterling, a nurse pratictioner walk-in clinic provider, recently joined Sanford Health Highway 2 Clinic in Minot. Ketterling holds the FPN designation. She is a Bismarck native and will see walk-in patients for minor illnesses and injuries. She graduated from University of North ...

Dakota Family Services and Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Expand Clinical Team

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch and Dakota Family Services recently expanded their clinical teams to better meet the needs of children, adolescents, adults, and families in the Minot area. Joan Zander, LICSW; Tara Schaefer-Nygaard, LCSW; and Dr. Alyssa Weber are all Minot natives who are excited ...

Koehler and Marshall new to staff at Bottineau college

The Entrepreneurial Center for Horticulture at Bottineau has two new additions to its staff, Amy Koehler and Jessica Marshall. Koehler has filled the ECH-Small Farm Technical Assistant and Horticulture Instructor position. She will be working with other staff on a total of three grants that ...

New president/CEO for Town & Country Credit Union

The Board of Directors of Town & Country Credit Union recently announced the appointment of Jeremiah Kossen of Grand Rapids, Michigan, as the credit union’s new president and CEO. Kossen is a seasoned credit union executive, with his entire working career spent within the financial ...

Burdick promoted at Minot bank

Zach Burdick has been promoted to Senior Vice President of United Community Bank. Burdick previously served as a commercial lender with the bank. “Zach’s work ethic, credit knowledge and attention to customers make him a great fit for this position,” said Randy Conway, President & ...

Sanford Health welcomes nurse practitioner

Marci Ketterling, FNP, walk-in clinic provider, recently joined Sanford Health Highway 2 Clinic in Minot. Ketterling is a Bismarck native and will see walk-in patients for minor illnesses and injuries. She graduated from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks and completed her master ...

Blaze Pizza expanding in the Dakotas

Dakota Pie, LLC partnership of Mort Bank, Dave Glaser, Brad Bender, Brandon, Helbling and Mike Srnsky have secured the franchise rights to build Blaze Pizza restaurants in North Dakota and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Their first Blaze Pizza will open in Fargo at 1443 42nd Street South on October ...

Futures Files

OJ squeezes higher, coffee spills lower This week, orange juice prices flowed to a six-month high, while jitters about coffee sank that market near a three-month low. Frozen concentrated orange juice futures exploded after a USDA report on Thursday confirmed that Florida’s orange groves ...

Should you add a loan to your shopping cart?

Should you add a loan to your shopping cart? "Will that be cash, credit card or personal loan?" The next time you shop online, you may be offered a new way to pay — a personal loan with fixed monthly payments. Instead of using cash or plastic at checkout, you would provide some personal ...

Vangsness promoted to president of United Community Bank-Minot

United Community Bank has named Todd Vangsness as president of the United Community Bank – Minot location. Vangsness most recently served as a senior vice president and ag loan officer. He has more than 40 years of banking experience and has been employed with United Community Bank for ...

Andrist becomes market manager at American Trust

Pam Andrist has been named the Minot market manager at American Trust Center. Pam began her employment with American Trust Center in 2007 as a personal trust associate. In 2011 she advanced as a personal trust administrator and was later promoted to trust officer in 2013. “Pam’s ...

MADC hires marketing director, Terri Philion

Terri Philion has been named marketing director for the Minot Area Development Corporation. Philion brings more than 20 years of experience in marketing, sales, fundraising and recruiting. She previously served as the executive director of the American Red Cross, serving western North ...

New faces, designations at Elite Real Estate

Elite Real Estate in Minot has welcomed new agents and congratulated others for new designations earned. Elite’s new agents are Michael Buseth, Tiffanie Finstrom and Jessica Morey. Experienced agents who joined the Elite Real Estate family are Angela Olson and Stephanie Edwards. Two ...

Chamber Eagle Awards for 10

September recipients of the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce Eagle Award Program are: Sandra Davis, Jo-Ann Fabrics; Dr. Jason Bradley, Century Eyewear; Sylvia Rodgers, Staples; CJ Rogers, Walmart Supercenter; Lazandria Singleton, Sterling Optical; Beth Marschner, Trinity Health Center West; Chad ...

Larson and Taylor join Lutheran Social Services board

Two more North Dakotans have been named to the board of Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota. Anna Larson, Fargo, is a former journalist who has 10 years of experience as a writer/editor who now works as a creative content writer for Eide Bailly LLP, Fargo. Ryan Taylor, Towner, is a ...

Futures Files

Oil Drops as Nate Advances Crude oil prices fell sharply this week amidst ongoing concerns about a glut of U.S. crude oil that could get worse if refineries are affected by Tropical Storm Nate. The storm is projected to travel northward through the Gulf of Mexico and hit Louisiana, ...

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Xcel Energy crews work on a electrical line in Minot.

Xcel Energy proposes creating separate ND company

Xcel Energy is proposing to gradually split its North Dakota and Minnesota electric utility operations into separate companies because of disagreements over regulatory and policy priorities. North Dakota’s largest utility, Xcel Energy has filed documents with the North Dakota Public Service ...

Three join First Western Bank & Trust staff

First Western Bank & Trust hired Tim Mihalick as Business Development Officer, effective Sept. 1. Mihalick graduated from Minot State University with a degree in business administration. With more than 30 years prior experience at Odell-Wentz & Associates and IRET, Mihalick joins ...