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MINOT AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Minot Area Chamber of Commerce to track legislative bills in 2019 session

The 2019 Legislative Session is fast approaching and the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce is looking to track several bills that could impact the area.

BISMARCK-MANDAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Winter STEM Spectacular to be held Jan. 26

Join us for a STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) carnival with hands-on activities for all ages (babies & toddlers up to grandparents).

North Dakota ranked No. 11 in average charitable giving

North Dakota residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $7,382 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

FARGO MOORHEAD WEST FARGO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: State of the Cities 2019 to be held Jan. 10

Join us at this annual event that brings our community together to ask questions of our local mayors and talk about the cities’ growth, goals and priorities.

North Dakota has fourth lowest home vacancy rate in nation

North Dakota posted the fourth lowest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

FARGO MOORHEAD WEST FARGO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: From Untapped to Optimized: How to Engage, Lead and Inspire Today’s Workforce to be held Jan. 9, 2019

We’ve long known that employees tend to prefer to work toward the top of their skill set, and they want to be engaged and have a sense of purpose at work.

FARGO MOORHEAD WEST FARGO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: A Local Look at U.S. Customs and Border Protection to be held Jan. 3, 2019

January’s Eggs & Issues will be centered around U.S. Customs and Border Protection, as we welcome in the Port Director for Field Operations in Warroad, Minnesota, to speak about Customs and Border Protection Trusted Traveler Programs to include NEXUS and Global Entry.

North Dakota’s population rose 0.6% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

North Dakota’s population increased by 4,901, or 0.6 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Fargo 54% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Fargo is $153.72, 54 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

Analysis: Home affordability in Cass County tanks

Cass County had the lowest home affordability index in North Dakota in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

BISMARCK-MANDAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Free Showings of "Dakota 38" to be held Dec. 26

"Dakota 38" will be showing 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in the Russell Reid Auditorium.

ALERUS FINANCIAL CORP.: Brian Schumacher named to Prairie Business' 40 under 40 list

Alerus is pleased to announce Brian Schumacher, director of wealth management, has been named to Prairie Business magazine’s top 40 under 40 list for 2018. More than 100 people throughout North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota were nominated for the award, which recognizes 40 northern Plains professionals under the age of 40 who have “impressed in their careers and enhanced their communities.”

BISMARCK-MANDAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: BoardWalk to Better Health and Fitness to be held Dec. 5

Dakota center for Independent Living is having a health fair with speakers on Nutrition, Mindfulness Exercise, Fall Prevention and Self-Defense.

FARGO MOORHEAD WEST FARGO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Tax Reform is Reality: What You and Your Business Need to Know for Year-End Planning and Beyond to be held Dec. 4

Congress has passed the largest and most comprehensive tax reform legislation in the past 30 years. Businesses and individuals alike have struggled to figure out what this means for their current situation and moving forward.

BISMARCK-MANDAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Retirement Party for Capital Credit Union CEO Deb Gallagher to be held November 26

Join us for a retirement party for Capital Credit Union CEO Deb Gallagher from 2 - 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26, at our Main Branch (204 W. Thayer Ave. in Bismarck).

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