Business

These types of apps could prompt impromptu spending

While some apps help you save money, others have a way of encouraging you to spend more. Changing how you connect with these types of apps by deleting them, not downloading them in the first place or limiting your interaction with them can help you rein in your spending. SUBSCRIPTION-BASED ...

Eagle Award recipients named

July recipients of the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce Eagle Award Program are: Jamie Hammer, Trinity Homes; Tawny Quist, Trinity Homes; Mary Carlson, IMM; Caydra Askvig, IMM; Brian Killebrew, Ward County Sheriff’s Department; Christopher Berentson, Ward County Sheriff’s Department; Carrie ...

Minot realtor Gary Kramlich retiring

Long-time Minot realtor Gary Kramlich is retiring from Watne Real Estate. Kramlich has been in the real estate business for over 56 years. He went to his first realtor in fall of 1963 and has been with Watne for the past 26 years. “I’m closer to 80 than most people so it’s time to quit ...

Trinity Health names athletic trainer for Dakota College

Trinity Health Sports Medicine announced the addition of Carolyn Rygg to its team of certified athletic trainers. Rygg began her new duties at the Dakota College at Bottineau on July 1. Originally from Mayville, Rygg attended the University of Mary, majoring in athletic training. She was also ...

Wald hired by United Community Bank

United Community Bank has announced the hiring of Jordan Wald as mortgage loan officer. Employed as a mortgage lender since 2012, Jordan provides financial advice to help customers purchase not just a house, but their home. “Jordan is experienced, professional, and committed to customer ...

Survey technician hired at KLJ

KLJ, an engineering firm, announced that Eric Clark has joined the Minot office. Clark works as a survey technician. He has an associate degree from Anthem College. Clark is also a technical engineer for the Army National Guard.

New medical director at Northland Health Centers

Northland Health Centers announced Dr. Ashley Kremer as their new medical director. Kremer joined the Northland Health Centers team in 2019 as medical director and will be seeing patients in Rolla and Rolette. Kremer is originally from Tioga. She went on to University of North Dakota Medical ...

Williston STAR Fund allocates $86,000 to five projects

The Williston City Commission has approved $86,000 in STAR Fund grants for five projects in Williston and Ray. The action was taken at the commission meeting on July 23. This round of allocations included three Flex PACE and two Community Build/Growth grants. The July grants primarily ...

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British pound in royal trouble The United Kingdom has selected a new leader, and financial markets are sour on the choice. Boris Johnson, former mayor of London, was chosen to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister on July 22. He has been a leading proponent of the British exit from ...

Preferred Partners brings experience, passion to real estate

Mike Pellenwessel and Brad Beeter had worked together for years and always floated around the idea of starting their own real estate business together. After years of talking, 2019 was the year they would go out on their own. Now, Pellenwessel is the president and Beeter is the vice president ...

Minot Walmart Supercenter holds grand reopening for remodeling

Shoppers got their first look at the newly remodeled Walmart Supercenter in Minot on Friday. A grand reopening ceremony was held at the store that morning. The remodeling project includes online grocery pickup and a pickup tower to fulfill a customer’s online order in less than a ...

Acme Tools in Minot receives prestigious honor

Kubota Tractor Corporation recently honored Acme Tools, located in Minot, with Kubota’s Elite Award of Excellence, the company’s most prestigious dealership certification and designation. The certification program was created by Kubota’s senior leadership team in conjunction with its ...

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Metals Heat Up Gold and silver are shining as investors rush into the precious metals. Gold reached a six-year high this past week, topping $1,450 per ounce. This golden rally has been inspired by investors concerned about falling interest rates, currency devaluation, rising inflation, and ...

Millennial Money: Credit score up? Build credit smarts, too

Well done, America. Credit scores across the nation are going up. On the other hand, knowledge of how credit works is declining. Consumers' grasp of credit is the lowest it's been in eight years, according to an annual survey by credit scoring company VantageScore and the Consumer ...

Audet new civil engineer at Ackerman-Estvold

Joe Audet has joined the Ackerman-Estvold Minot office as a full-time civil engineer. Audet recently earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the University of North Dakota. He has worked in the Minot office as a seasonal intern for the last two summers. Audet will be ...

Kuntz named United Community Bank President/CEO

United Community Bank announced Thursday that Bill Kuntz has been promoted to President/CEO and will be assuming responsibility for all four United Community Bank locations – Drake, Minot, Leeds and Burlington. Kuntz has been employed with UCB for 21 years with 20 of those years serving ...

Prather returns to KTGO in Tioga as GM

Flag Family Media (AM1090 KTGO - Tioga) recently announced the hiring of general manager Jim Prather. Prather is a 40-year radio veteran who returns to Tioga after a long career in sales and broadcasting. Flag Family Media President/Managing Partner Steve Hallstrom said, “We are thrilled ...

Trinity Hospital as a Level II Trauma Center with no deficiencies

The Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons has verified Trinity Hospital as a Level II Trauma Center following an onsite survey that found zero deficiencies. The hospital was visited for two days in June by an experienced team of site reviewers, who used the current American ...

Hawaiian activists prepare for Mauna Kea telescope convoys

MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) — Scientists hope the massive telescope they plan to build atop Hawaii's highest peak, a world-renowned location for astronomy, will help them peer back to the time just after the Big Bang and answer fundamental questions about the universe. But the site where they ...