Move More, Spend Less, Stress Less = Happy Camper

Looking to save some cash, get more exercise without a membership, reduce stress, recruit and retain talented employees and students, add a little adventure to your day? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this symposium is for you. Event: Transportation Symposium  9:30 am Wednesday December 14th Fargo City Commission room  It’s exciting…
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Happiest States? Minnesota And North Dakota Top 3 Edging Out Hawaii

Fun to see our region emerging as the happiest states according to an interesting methodology. North Dakota ranks #1 for community and social environment. We know these studies are never comprehensive, but for the factors they evaluated, it’s a snapshot showing we’re improving by diversifying our population and economy. While we are improving in many…
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North Dakota’s Electric Costs Are Second Lowest In The Nation, Yet We Pay More Per Month Than Minnesota

Why are Minnesota’s average electric bills of $108, so much less than ND’s $140 a month on average? North Dakota cost per KWH of electricity of 8.1 cents per KWH, that’s more than 20% less than Minnesota. How can this be? Answer: North Dakota’s average homes and businesses are not as energy efficient. Conservation is conservative,…
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Wonderful Downtown Project, Roberts Mixed Use Ramp Breaks Ground

Thanks to an incredible amount of good work by many building on years of solid planning, a long needed project is coming to fruition. Here’s a current picture of this two acre site. Now a low value surface parking lot where vibrant buildings used to be. With the new mixed use projects, over 180 people…
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Elections Matter, In 12 Years Working Together We’ve Reduced Property Tax Rate Almost By Half

Fact is, due to good work by many, we’ve reduced the combined mill levy in Fargo by over 180 mills since 2004. The effective tax rate in Fargo is almost half of what it was in 2004 and Fargo’s mill levy is the lowest it’s ever been. In the article it states a commissioner says he…
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