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Business

Business owner shares eminent domain experience

Dave Lebrun has established a new location for his design and construction company, but he says the five years spent working through a flood buyout process taught him many valuable lessons. He wants to share those lessons with others facing property acquisitions as construction continues on the ...

First International Bank and Trust announces promotions

First International Bank and Trust announced two recent promotions for its Minot area banking team: Brock DesLauriers to Minot president and Blair Slaughter to Retail Operations supervisor. DesLauriers began working for FIBT in 2005 as a teller while attending college. Over the years he has ...

New assistant dean named at UND’s Northwest Campus

Dr. Paul D. Olson, a critical care and family physician in Minot and clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences, has been named assistant dean for the school’s Northwest Campus. In taking the new position, ...

Futures Files

Heat hurting agriculture Cattle in Kansas died by the thousands recently. Hogs and poultry farms are suffering too, as livestock are unable to cool down. Record temperatures have suddenly exceeded animals’ ability to cool themselves, both naturally and even in confined feed operations. ...

How to afford summer road trips amid high gas prices

(AP) — A summer road trip used to be a cost-effective, easy getaway. This year, soaring gas prices and expensive rental cars might make you think twice about hitting the road. According to the American Automobile Association, a federation of motor clubs throughout North America, the average ...

KLJ hires survey technician

KLJ Engineering announced that Logan Pietsch recently joined the company as a survey technician. Pietsch will be based in KLJ’s Minot office.