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North Dakota ranked No. 17 in 2019 business climate index

North Dakota finished at No. 17 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

BISMARCK-MANDAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Membership Mixer: KLJ to be held Feb. 12

KLJ is proud to be hosting this February’s Membership Mixer on Thursday, February 21st. Join KLJ’s clients and members of the Bismarck Mandan Chamber EDC for some hors d’oeurves, refreshments and business after hours.

FARGO MOORHEAD WEST FARGO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Foundation for Consultative Selling to be held Feb. 13

When customers have completed 70% of the buying process without engaging with a single person and can complete many purchases online without ever interacting with a sales person, traditional, transactional sales tactics simply no longer work.

GREATER NORTH DAKOTA CHAMBER: Manufacturing Days at the Capitol to be held Feb. 20

The Greater North Dakota Chamber is hosting Manufacturing Days at the Capitol Wednesday and Thursday, February 20 and 21 from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Analysis: North Dakota ranked 9th least affected by government shutdown

North Dakota ranked No. 43 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

State institution: These 2-year North Dakota schools attract the most in-state students

Cankdeska Cikana Community College, JZ Trend Academy Paul Mitchell Partner School and Moler Barber College enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year North Dakota schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

North Dakota ranks No. 11 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

North Dakota was rated 11th best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

Analysis: Which college softball program grossed the most in North Dakota

University of North Dakota, University of Mary and Valley City State University top the list of highest grossing college softball programs in North Dakota in 2016

BISMARCK-MANDAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Farming and Ranching for the Bottom Line to be held Feb. 26-27

The ‘Farming & Ranching for the Bottom Line’ conference will be held at the Bismarck State College (BSC) National Energy Center of Excellence on February 26-27, 2019.

FARGO MOORHEAD WEST FARGO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Networking to Business: How to Rock Your Performance Review to be held Feb. 27

While it may be the most dreaded day of the year for some professionals, yearly performance reviews are the easiest way to ensure managers and employees are on the same page about duties, responsibilities and expectations

BISMARCK-MANDAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Membership Mixer: Hampton Inn & Suites to be held Mar. 7

Join us for the March Membership Mixer hosted by Hampton Inn & Suites on Thursday, March 7th from 4:30pm - 6:30pm. Chamber EDC members will enjoy tasty hors d'oeuvres, refreshments and networking opportunities.

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