ND Swine Flu Information Posted on 4/29/2009
Provided is the Bismarck Burleigh Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response daily update to assist your agency in providing guidance regarding swine flu.
This is the appropriate time to continue review of your Emergency Operations Plan/Pandemic Influenza plans. We ask that employers review guidelines that would modify ...
MDU Resources Named a Fortune 500 Company Posted on 4/24/2009
BISMARCK, N.D. - April 24, 2009 - MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU) has been named to the prestigious Fortune 500 list, which highlights the largest companies in America.
"We are honored to be part of the Fortune 500. Our corporation's continuing growth is the result of our successful business ...
Bismarck Listed as Top 100 Place to Live Posted on 4/22/2009 RelocateAmerica.com, a Web site that provides relocating consumers and area residents with access to local community resources recently released its annual listing of "America's Top 100 Places to live for 2009", which included Bismarck, N.D.
The city was nominated for consideration at which point Relocate-America's editorial team ...
Mandan Receives Federal Approval for New $1 Million Revolving Loan Pool Posted on 4/21/2009
The City of Mandan and Lewis and Clark Regional Development Council received notice of approval Friday from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a loan that will make it possible to form a new $1 million revolving fund to assist business start-ups and expansions in the community. The loan ...
Bismarck-Based Business Makes Fortune 500 Posted on 4/21/2009
Bismarck-based MDU Resources Group recently joined the ranks of America's largest corporations. MDU Resources Group has joined the Fortune 500 for the first time in company history. Up from 521, the company currently sits at 473. View their ranking online at ...
SBA Business Disaster Loans Available Posted on 4/17/2009
On April 10, 2009, the Emergency Protective Measure declaration was expanded to include FEMA Individual Assistance for eligible applicants in the following counties: Adams, Barnes, Billings, Burleigh, Cass, Dickey, Emmons, Foster, Grand Forks, Griggs, Hettinger, Kidder, LaMoure, Logan, McIntosh, Mercer, Morton, Nelson, Ransom, Richland, Sargent, Steele, Stutsman, Towner, Traill and ...
Bismarck Businesses win SBA Awards Posted on 4/15/2009
The business of doing business is what keeps commerce on its toes. But every once in a while, it is important to recognize business for what they do for our communities and our state. Each year the Small Business Administration (SBA) honors state businesses with a series of awards. 2009 ...
$ave USA Posted on 4/14/2009 New Junior Achievement curriculum prepares students for financial success through parent-led lessons
April is Financial Literacy Month and now, more than ever, it is important that guardians give their children guidance and information necessary for financially literacy. To aid the effort, Junior Achievement (JA), a non-profit dedicated to preparing youth for ...
Chamber Qualifies for 2009 Chamber of the Year Posted on 4/14/2009
Today, the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce announced the organization has qualified for the American Chamber of Commerce Executives 2009 Chamber of the Year award.
"We are honored to qualify for this award. Four years ago we set a goal and today that goal was reached," said Kelvin Hullet, president of ...
COBRA Notice from Stimulus Bill Posted on 4/13/2009
On March 31, the Internal Revenue Service issued long-awaited guidance regarding the Federal subsidy for COBRA health continuation coverage enacted in the economic stimulus bill signed into law by President Obama on Feb. 17.
The article is a quick read that should bring Chamber members up to speed on how the economic-stimulus ...
Goehring named Agriculture Commissioner Posted on 4/6/2009
Gov. John Hoeven named Doug Goehring, a long-time farmer, rancher and businessman from Menoken, the state's new Agriculture Commissioner.
"Doug brings a background in farming, research, renewable fuels, exports and other valuable business experience to the agency," Hoeven said. "His background and his character reflect a healthy combination of progressive thinking ...
Chamber Commends Flood Volunteers, Closes Help Line Posted on 4/6/2009
April 6, 2009 (Bismarck, ND) - The Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) extends its gratitude to all of the community members that volunteered to assist residents afflicted by the flood.
Close to 300 people contacted the Chamber between March 25 and 26 to offer aid that included everything from manpower ...
Community Minded Military Member to be Awarded Posted on 4/2/2009
The Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber) and the Military Affairs Task Force has begun accepting nominations for the 2009 Golden Eagle Community Service Award.
This award recognizes active duty, National Guard and Reserve soldiers who give their time for their community as well as their country. Community members are ...
Bismarck Remains in Forbes, Inc. Top 10 Best Places for Business Posted on 4/2/2009
On March 25, Forbes Magazine released their picks for the Best Small Places for Business and Careers. Bismarck-Mandan was ranked number six on the list, being credited for great low cost of doing business as well as projected job growth.
"It is always an honor to be recognized for ...
Peer Pressure that Pays Off Posted on 4/1/2009 Student-led career fair presents local employment opportunities, prompts peers to pursue local jobs
April 1, 2009 (Bismarck, ND) - A seemingly innocent career fair on Tuesday, has an ulterior motive - to sway students to consider a career in North Dakota. The Bismarck-Mandan Student Chamber of Commerce will host its 5th ...
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