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Time and Ally Financial honor Minot dealer

The nomination of Kathleen Gaddie, dealer principal at Jim Ryan Chevrolet in Minot for the 2021 TIME Dealer of the Year award was announced by TIME. Gaddie is one of a select group of 40 dealer nominees from across the country who will be honored at the 104th annual National Automobile ...

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Cattle jump on hoarding rumors Fears of shopping difficulties and food shortages during this new wave of coronavirus cases triggered a midweek surge in beef and cattle prices. A trend may be starting, at least in Europe, much like the buying panic in March backed by fears of shut-ins and ...

A Minot economic engine

“The airport is the front door to your community,” Ryan Waguespack, senior vice president of the National Air Transportation Association, told a group of local aviation representatives gathered at a meeting last week in Minot. Waguespack and Megan Eisenstein, managing director of the ...

Haley Kramer and Beth Feldner join the Odney Minot Team

Odney, a full-service communications agency, welcomes the additions of two communications professionals to the Minot office. Haley Kramer joined the team as an Account Assistant in March and Beth Feldner began as a Public Relations Specialist in September. “At Odney, it’s exciting to ...

Airport operations manager earns national accreditation

Deanna Stoddard, airport operations manager at Minot International Airport, has earned the Accredited Airport Executive distinction from the American Association of Airport Executives. Stoddard completed three phases of the accreditation process, including passing a 180-item examination, ...

All Trinity Health chaplains now board certified by association

Trinity Health Chaplains Brian Krebs, BCC, and Mike Parker, BCC, have achieved board certification with the Spiritual Care Association, an international professional organization that establishes quality indicators for spiritual care providers. Board certification is a rigorous process that ...

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Swine decline, cattle crash After months of rising livestock prices, hogs reversed sharply this week and a two-week decline in cattle accelerated. Heavy weights and overfed animals contributed to bearish factors in both markets with a decline in Chinese demand for pork exacerbating the ...

Governor’s Choice awards recognize outstanding economic development

BISMARCK – Gov. Doug Burgum presented the Governor’s Choice Economic Development Awards on Oct. 6 during the Main Street Summit, in partnership with the Economic Development Association of North Dakota. “These award recipients work tirelessly to make sure North Dakota can compete in a ...

State air passenger retention rises

Minot’s airline boardings in September were down 45.4% from the same month a year ago as the coronavirus pandemic continued to impact air travel nationally. North Dakota’s eight commercial service airports posted 39,451 passenger boardings in September, according to the North Dakota ...

Chamber announces Eagle Award recipients

October recipients of the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce Eagle Award Program are: Steve Nyre, Vision Galleria; Debbie Skavhaug, Dot’s Pretzels; Christina Ramos, Walmart Vision Center; Vanessa Latendresse, Farmers Union Insurance – Ressler-Sipma-Beuchler Agency; Casey Hoffart, Hoffart ...

Brady Martz announces four new shareholders

Brady Martz has announced the promotions of Jacob Franklin, CPA, Tory Hill, CPA, Daniel Macintosh, CPA, and Nicholas Peterson, CPA. These four professionals join the firm’s leadership group as shareholders. “These additions to the shareholder group make for a very exciting time at Brady ...

Staff changes at First Western Bank & Trust

Ericka Larson is a Minot native, who graduated from Minot High School and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Minot State University in 2020. She started working at First Western in 2015 as a Customer Service Representative, and she has been promoted to Mortgage Loan Processor; she ...

SRT Board of Directors election complete

Four directors were elected to the SRT Board of Directors at its Annual Meeting on Oct. 1 at the North Dakota State Fair Center in Minot, including Deanna Klein from Minot. Directors elected to serve a three-year term included the following: District 1, Stanley Vangsness from Berthold; District ...

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Gasoline rallies, sputters as COVID expands Gasoline futures last week shifted midweek from an upward bias to a downhill direction as record positive coronavirus cases plagued several European countries and U.S. states. Declining recreational travel and commuting to and from work sopped ...

Bremer Bank breaks ground on new branch in Minot

Bremer Bank broke ground on Wednesday for its new, full-service branch location in Minot, according to information provided by Bremer. The new branch will be located at the northwest corner of 16th Street SW and 37th Avenue SW. It will be a 7,500 square foot building. It is under construction ...

ND lignite industry presents awards

About a dozen individuals were honored for their contributions to the lignite industry during the Lignite Energy Council’s virtual fall conference held on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. John Weeda, a retiree of Great River Energy, was honored with the distinguished service award for education. Weeda ...

FirstNet expands responder communications in Sawyer area

SAWYER – First responders in Sawyer are getting a major boost in their wireless communications with the addition of a new FirstNet cell site, according to AT&T. This new infrastructure is a part of the FirstNet Network expansion taking place across the state, bringing increased ...

Bonnie Mattern named director of Human Resources

Trinity Health announced that Bonnie Mattern, a healthcare executive with more than 20 years of human resources management experience, has been named director of Human Resources effective Oct. 12. Mattern joined Trinity Health in February as Director of KeyCare Medical, where she was ...