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Lawmakers seek change to tax reform that could hurt private ag producers

Lawmakers are pushing for an early change to a provision in the recently passed tax reform act that they claim unfairly provides advantages to farmers selling to cooperatives, which could be detrimental to private companies.

Burgum shares progress on strategic initiatives in State of the State address

Gov. Doug Burgum recently delivered his 2018 State of the State Address at Minot State University.

Midland National offers $1,000 spring sweepstakes

From Wealth Management Wire

One lucky winner will win $1,000 to use for home improvement projects, courtesy of Midland National, which is accepting entries for its 2018 Spring Home Sweepstakes contest through March 20.

FIRST WESTERN BANK AND TRUST: 15 First Western employees participate in Little Black Dress Campaign

First Western Band and Trust issued the following announcement on March 8.The 3rd Annual Souris Valley United Way Little Black Dress Campaign was held Monday, February 26th – Monday, March 5th, 2018.

GREATER NORTH DAKOTA CHAMBER: Arik Spencer named new GNDC President & CEO

The Greater North Dakota Chamber (GNDC) is pleased to announce that Arik Spencer has been selected as GNDC’s new President & CEO.

GREATER NORTH DAKOTA CHAMBER: GNDC, 36 other state chambers to Congress: Invest in infrastucture now

GNDC has joined 36 other State Chambers of Commerce in urging Congress to make infrastructure investment a top priority.

ALERUS: Alerus Financial Corporation declares cash dividend on common shares

Alerus Financial Corporation declares cash divident on common shares.

BISMARCK-MANDAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Economic Outlook Forum

In January, the Bismarck Mandan Chamber distributed a survey for the 6th year to gauge business performance in the Bismarck-Mandan area and national level.

MDU RESOURCES GROUP: MDU Resources Announces Webcast of Analyst Seminar

MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE: MDU) will webcast its annual investor analyst seminar March 14 from New York City.

DICKINSON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Networking meeting to be held March 13

Join us for this incredible dickinson area chamber of commerce networking opportunity at our brand new location :: 353 19th street west.

March Madness money: How do tournament teams rank?

From Higher Education Tribune

Of the 68 teams in the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament, Duke is No. 1 for how much money it makes, grossing more than $34 million – or $2.1 million per player – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College men's basketball grosses $2 billion

From Higher Education Tribune

Though excluded from the NCAA tournament, University of Louisville men's basketball tops the list of highest grossing programs with nearly $44 million – or $2.9 million per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

MINOT AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: The Gratitude Workshop

The business community doesn’t have to be reminded that times have changed

BISMARCK-MANDAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth

Are there tried and true principles that are always certain to help a person grow?

FARGO MOORHEAD WEST FARGO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Networking to Business: Know Your Benefits

Sure, earning a paycheck from your employer is pretty great, but that’s not the only “perk” of employment! Every business offers a unique set of benefit options.

WATFORD CITY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Silk Painting Class

Silk painting is the application of paints or dyes directly onto silk fabric using an exciting array of watercolor techniques.

WILLISTON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 2018 Color Forecast Party

Elements of Design owners, Deanna Senior and Karen Kuehl, want you to learn about the new colors for 2018

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