Business

Sanford Health welcomes nurse practitioner

Marci Ketterling, FNP, walk-in clinic provider, recently joined Sanford Health Highway 2 Clinic in Minot. Ketterling is a Bismarck native and will see walk-in patients for minor illnesses and injuries. She graduated from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks and completed her master ...

Blaze Pizza expanding in the Dakotas

Dakota Pie, LLC partnership of Mort Bank, Dave Glaser, Brad Bender, Brandon, Helbling and Mike Srnsky have secured the franchise rights to build Blaze Pizza restaurants in North Dakota and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Their first Blaze Pizza will open in Fargo at 1443 42nd Street South on October ...

Futures Files

OJ squeezes higher, coffee spills lower This week, orange juice prices flowed to a six-month high, while jitters about coffee sank that market near a three-month low. Frozen concentrated orange juice futures exploded after a USDA report on Thursday confirmed that Florida’s orange groves ...

Should you add a loan to your shopping cart?

Should you add a loan to your shopping cart? "Will that be cash, credit card or personal loan?" The next time you shop online, you may be offered a new way to pay — a personal loan with fixed monthly payments. Instead of using cash or plastic at checkout, you would provide some personal ...

Vangsness promoted to president of United Community Bank-Minot

United Community Bank has named Todd Vangsness as president of the United Community Bank – Minot location. Vangsness most recently served as a senior vice president and ag loan officer. He has more than 40 years of banking experience and has been employed with United Community Bank for ...

Andrist becomes market manager at American Trust

Pam Andrist has been named the Minot market manager at American Trust Center. Pam began her employment with American Trust Center in 2007 as a personal trust associate. In 2011 she advanced as a personal trust administrator and was later promoted to trust officer in 2013. “Pam’s ...

MADC hires marketing director, Terri Philion

Terri Philion has been named marketing director for the Minot Area Development Corporation. Philion brings more than 20 years of experience in marketing, sales, fundraising and recruiting. She previously served as the executive director of the American Red Cross, serving western North ...

New faces, designations at Elite Real Estate

Elite Real Estate in Minot has welcomed new agents and congratulated others for new designations earned. Elite’s new agents are Michael Buseth, Tiffanie Finstrom and Jessica Morey. Experienced agents who joined the Elite Real Estate family are Angela Olson and Stephanie Edwards. Two ...

Chamber Eagle Awards for 10

September recipients of the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce Eagle Award Program are: Sandra Davis, Jo-Ann Fabrics; Dr. Jason Bradley, Century Eyewear; Sylvia Rodgers, Staples; CJ Rogers, Walmart Supercenter; Lazandria Singleton, Sterling Optical; Beth Marschner, Trinity Health Center West; Chad ...

Larson and Taylor join Lutheran Social Services board

Two more North Dakotans have been named to the board of Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota. Anna Larson, Fargo, is a former journalist who has 10 years of experience as a writer/editor who now works as a creative content writer for Eide Bailly LLP, Fargo. Ryan Taylor, Towner, is a ...

Futures Files

Oil Drops as Nate Advances Crude oil prices fell sharply this week amidst ongoing concerns about a glut of U.S. crude oil that could get worse if refineries are affected by Tropical Storm Nate. The storm is projected to travel northward through the Gulf of Mexico and hit Louisiana, ...

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Xcel Energy crews work on a electrical line in Minot.

Xcel Energy proposes creating separate ND company

Xcel Energy is proposing to gradually split its North Dakota and Minnesota electric utility operations into separate companies because of disagreements over regulatory and policy priorities. North Dakota’s largest utility, Xcel Energy has filed documents with the North Dakota Public Service ...

Three join First Western Bank & Trust staff

First Western Bank & Trust hired Tim Mihalick as Business Development Officer, effective Sept. 1. Mihalick graduated from Minot State University with a degree in business administration. With more than 30 years prior experience at Odell-Wentz & Associates and IRET, Mihalick joins ...

Futures files

Merkel Misses the Mark German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered a major electoral setback this week, muddying the outlook for her rule and the future of the European Union. Germany’s two mainstream parties, the Christian Democratic Union and the Social Democrats both lost substantial ...

All of that and more

Minot’s newest store for home decor isn’t an antique store, a crafts store, a “junk” shop or a market for repurposed goods. It’s actually all of that and more. The Foundry, 1407 S. Broadway, Suite C, was opened by Rachael Walz at the end of August and just finished its third weekend ...

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Manager Dave Reynolds, left, and Jonah “Bones” Lundeen, outside the new restaurant Bones BBQ Smokehouse & Grill, which opened Sept. 18 at 1412 2nd Avenue SW.

Bones BBQ Smokehouse & Grill now open

People are coming to Bones BBQ Smokehouse & Grill, the new restaurant located at 1412 2nd Avenue SW, north of Classic Rock Coffee. That much is for sure. But are they coming for the signature sauce, the ribs, the brisket, the burgers, soups or desserts? If you ask manager Dave Reynolds ...