Business

Millennial Money: 5 money tactics for military deployments

While serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Erik Goodge was severely wounded during a deployment to Afghanistan. After returning home, the veteran became passionate about finances as he navigated his post-military life and benefits. At the time of his service, however, he didn't know nearly as ...

Minot Area Chamber of Commerce Eagle Award winners

June recipients of the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce Eagle Award Program are: Steve Carbno, Goodwill Retail Stores; Chris Wilkie, Karl’s TV, Appliance & Furniture Minot; Perry Olson, First International Bank & Trust; Kendra Eerdmans, Minot Family YMCA; Nicole Hendricks, Grand ...

Miller receives Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designation

Financial Advisor Tom Miller of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Minot has achieved the professional designation of Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor. Miller successfully completed the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, or CRPC, Professional Education Program from the ...

Futures Files

Drone shot down, oil shot up Early Thursday morning, a U.S. Navy drone was downed by Iranian forces sending crude oil prices higher. President Trump quickly hinted he was prepared to launch a retaliatory attack, which fueled a rally of nearly $3.00 per barrel as a larger military conflict ...

Brite-Way relocates to Broadway

Brite-Way has been operating in Minot for the past 43 years and located on North Hill for about 15 years. With how much Minot has grown and developed, driving all the way across town could be a hassle some days. That’s why Brite-Way has moved to their new location at 1518 South Broadway to ...

Turnbow elected to state board

Brandon Turnbow of Reynolds Insurance Agency INC in New Town has been elected to the Professional Insurance Agents of North Dakota board of directors. The group represents independent insurance agents by promoting and communicating industry interest to the public, government and its members. ...

Futures Files

Gold blasts to new highs Smart money chased gold prices higher all week in “flight to quality” buying fueled by geopolitical fears, continuing ultralow interest rates, the trade dispute with China, and thoughts that Washington will allow bigger and bigger deficits. The escalation of ...

Five reasons to keep renting

You have a stable job and a solid nest egg. Time to buy a home, right? Not necessarily. Although homeownership can offer financial benefits like equity, appreciation and tax deductions, there may still be good reasons to keep renting even when you can afford to buy, including more mobility ...

90 years of family and growth

As the days get longer and the temperature gets warmer, many people in Minot have turned to Lowe’s Garden Center to help kick-start their gardening season. The garden center has been a locally owned and operated business in Minot for the past 90 years and will be celebrating their 90th ...

Mack promoted to VP at United Community – Drake

United Community Bank has announced that Marlene Mack has been promoted to vice president within the Drake location. Mack has been employed at UCB for nearly 30 years, originally starting as a customer service representative. “Marlene’s commitment to the Drake community and her ...

Third location coming for Town & County Credit Union

Town & Country Credit Union is set to open their third location in the Minot area this fall, next to Dakota Square Mall. The new location at 1525 24th Avenue SW will include lobby and drive-thru hours, as well as a 24-hour ATM to accommodate members’ needs. “The Minot community has ...

FUTURES FILES

Job market shakier The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its newest monthly estimates on the U.S. employment situation, showing a gloomier outlook. While unemployment remains at a 49-year low of 3.6%, very few new jobs are being created and wages are increasing tepidly. The newest ...

Atypical addition to downtown

Almost a year ago, Atypical Brewery & Barrelworks shared their beer for the first time with the people of Minot in their courtyard space at their brewery located at 510 E. Central Avenue. Their beer was then available at various locations around Minot for the public to enjoy while they ...

Tariffs: What are they? How do they work?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has once again turned to tariffs to try to get his way with a U.S. trading partner. This time, the target is Mexico: Trump plans to impose 5% tariffs on Mexican imports starting June 10 and to ratchet them up to 25% by Oct. 1 if the Mexicans don't do ...

JLG Architects named Design Firm of the Year

ENR Mountain States, one of the top publications for the architecture, engineering, and construction industry, has named JLG Architects Design Firm of the Year. According to ENR, “Design Firms of the Year are chosen by a vote of the regional ENR editors across the country from a carefully ...

Millennial Money: Making ‘good enough’ choices can pay off

Sometimes good enough is good enough. In a world of information overload, it's common to feel angst when making choices. You never know whether you're making the best one. Call it optimizer guilt. And it can be especially prominent in choosing financial products, which can be opaque and ...

Futures Files

Drama at the border On Thursday night, President Trump announced that he was going to implement tariffs against Mexican goods “until Mexico substantially stops the illegal inflow of aliens.” The proposed tariff is expected to start as a 5% tax on June 10 and would escalate by 5% each ...

Minot Area Chamber of Commerce Eagle Award winners

The May recipients of the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce Eagle Award Program are: Natasha Gavlulich, Badlands Restaurant & Bar; Joel Haman, State Farm Michael Braun Agency; Anne Boeckel, Gate City Bank; Keri Weick, Trinity Health; Kasey Ball, Trinity Health; Erica Hjelmstad, First Choice ...

Morey now with Legacy Financial Partners

Tina Morey has joined the Minot office of Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. as a financial advisor. She is joining Legacy Financial Partners, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. Their office is located at 1111 31st Avenue SW, Suite 1, Minot. She has nine ...

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Cloudy outlook for grains U.S. farmers are stuck in quagmire as they face difficult decisions in the coming weeks. Muddy fields and rainy forecasts continue to slow spring planting of corn and soybeans, leaving farmers far behind schedule across much of the Midwest. Even if they can get ...