Business

New physician at Trinity CancerCare Center

Trinity Health has announced that Dr. Madhu Unnikrishnan, a medical oncologist and hematologist, has joined its physician team at the Trinity CancerCare Center. Unnikrishnan provides care for cancer patients utilizing cancer-fighting therapies such as chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and ...

New family nurse practitioner at Sanford

Brittany Haugtvedt recently joined Sanford Health Highway 2 Clinic in Minot as a family nurse practitioner. She will be seeing patients by appointment for common illnesses and injuries, preventative health and chronic disease management. Haugtvedt graduated from the University of North ...

New general manager at Quality Inn and Suites

Brooke Madison has been appointed general manager of Quality Inn and Suites, Minot. Her experience includes hospitality, and sales and marketing, as well as management experience. She has held positions including restaurant and bar manager, beverage manager and operational director. Madison ...

Nordquist promoted at Brady Martz

Brady Martz and Associates is pleased to announce the promotion of Tina Nord-quist to shareholder, effective Oct. 1. Nord-quist began her career as an accountant at age 10, when she started helping with inventory counts and bookkeeping at her parents’ business. After graduating from the ...

Town & Country Credit Union staff earn CCUFC designation

Four Town & Country Credit Union employees have successfully passed the required exams and earned the designation of Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor. They are Lisa Lysne, financial services officer; Claudie Selzler, financial services officer; Laura Bryant, member services ...

Managing finances on the go

LISA HIATT Financial Services Manager United Community Bank Member FDIC As the use of one’s time becomes more and more precious, community banks are committed to providing opportunities for customers to maintain their finances on the go. While online and mobile banking have helped ...

Futures Files

‘Fire and Fury’ unleashed on gold & stocks A war of words between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un spooked global investors last week. On Tuesday, President Trump warned that the United States would unleash “fire and fury” on North Korea if it made further ...

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“It’s a true North Dakota product,” Mark Stutrud, founder and president of Summit Brewing Co., said of his pilsner style beer, which is brewed with barley raised by his own family in the Rugby area.

Home brew

BARTON – Having a cold beer at the end of a long day of combining isn’t unheard of in North Dakota, long known for growing outstanding barley crops. Having the founder of a brewery waiting at the other end of the field with a cold one for you, well, that just doesn’t happen. Except it ...

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Graham Construction Services recently moved to new offices at 917 20th Avenue SE, having been in business in the Minot area for 10 year.

New location after 10 years

A construction management firm with a 10-year presence in Minot has been operating out of a new location in Minot since July 1. Graham Construction Services recently held an open house at its new facilities at 917 20th Avenue SE. Graham, based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, employs 1,300 people ...

Futures Files

Weedkiller Causes War Farmers are facing a superweed and a super problem dealing with it. The terror, known as pigweed, grows rapidly and produces over 100,000 seeds, allowing it to spread like wildfire, sapping crops of much-needed sunlight, water, and nutrients. Worse yet, pigweed has grown ...

Philip and Swanson new at Brokers 12

Brokers 12 Real Estate has two new REALTORS on staff in Karla Philip and Alec Swanson. Philip has taught school for more than 20 years including with Minot Public Schools. She attended Minot State University and has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in ...

Ackerman-Estvold employs Dylan Weber as civil engineer

Dylan Weber has joined the Ackerman-Estvold Minot office as a full-time civil engineer. He earned a bachelor of science in civil engineering from North Dakota State University and has worked in the Minot office as a seasonal intern since 2013. Weber joined the water resources team and will ...

Kohlman qualifies for Edward Jones’ Financial Advisor Leaders Conference

Mark Kohlman qualified to attend the Edward Jones Financial Advisor Leaders Conference, which recognizes financial advisors who are among the leaders in the financial services firm. The conference also provides additional training to help them serve more individual investors in their ...

Dakota College at Bottineau hires TRiO director

A new director has been hired to oversee the TRiO at DCB program that started in the fall of 2015. The program is the result of a five-year federal Department of Education grant. The new director, Nathan Bigerstaff, is a Southern Illinois native, attending Southern Illinois ...

Neurosurgeon brings new skills to the region

Thomas Frimpong, DO, a neurological and spine surgeon, has joined Trinity Health in the specialty of Neurosurgery. He brings a unique set of skills to the region, having the added qualification of being fellowship-trained in minimally invasive and complex spinal surgery. He also has a focus on ...

Rugby native named director of Economic Development & Finance

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Commerce has named Rugby native John Schneider as Economic Development & Finance Division director. Schneider will lead the state’s economic development strategy and assist in coordinating the state’s economic development resources to ...

Nativeways Travel & Tour Company opens for business

BISMARCK – Nativeways Travel & Tours is now open for business. The new non-profit organization exists to provide tourists and other guests with an authentic exposure to American Indian language, art, food, history and nature. Nativeways is offering several guided tours through ...

Boesl joins Catholic Charities North Dakota

Patience Boesl has been hired as a Guardianship Worker in the Minot office of Catholic Charities North Dakota. She will provide guardianship services for adults with intellectual disabilities in the Minot, Carrington, New Rockford and Harvey areas. Boesl received her bachelor of arts degree ...

Trinity Health adds three to medical staff

Trinity Health recently welcomed three new providers to its medical staff. Shubneet Grewal, MD, specializes in Family Medicine and will be part of Trinity’s team of hospitalists. A graduate of Windsor University School of Medicine, St. Kitts, West Indies, she completed her Family Medicine ...

Lautt opens new law office

The Law Office of Diane K. Lautt, PLLC opened July 3 in Minot. The firm offers legal services in the areas of estate planning, probate, trust administration, real estate, business formation and succession (including farm/ranch planning) and special needs planning. The firm is owned by Diane ...