Kroll’s Diner Bismarck Marathon

Feld Thoughts

I’ve been to North Dakota once that I can remember – a trip out to Fargo to visit Great Plains Software (before Microsoft bought them). Marathons bismarck north dakotaMarathon #18 – the Kroll’s Diner Bismarck Marathon – has been conquered. My goal was to do it under 5 hours – I finished in 4:54:48.

North Dakota regulators again ask judge to ban TigerSwan

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — The board that licenses private security firms in North Dakota implored a judge on Tuesday to reconsider his decision not to ban from the state a North Carolina-based company hired by the developer of the Dakota BISMARCK, N.D. (AP)

Judge rules North Dakota cannot ban security firm from state

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A judge has ruled that North Dakota cannot ban North Carolina-based private security firm TigerSwan from the state because it isn't licensed BISMARCK, N.D. (AP)

North Dakota church to start recovery ministry

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A North Dakota church is starting a ministry that aims to offer a safe place for people who are recovering from addictions and other struggles BISMARCK, N.D. (AP)

North Dakota seeks to ban NC firm TigerSwan from operating in the state, including on Dakota Access oil pipeline

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

The board that licenses private security firms in North Dakota implored a judge on Tuesday to reconsider his decision not to ban from the state a North Carolina-based company hired by the developer of the Dakota Access BISMARCK, N.D. —

The Supreme Court has Changed the Game for Internet Retailers

Inc Startups

North Dakota, online retailers can now be required to collect sales wherever a good is purchased. With the overturn of Quill Corporation v. Money

Alonso leads UNCG to 65-54 win over North Dakota State

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Francis Alonso scored 16 points and UNC Greensboro defeated North Dakota State 65-54 on Saturday night at the High Point University Tournament HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP)

North Dakota hangs on for 21-18 win over Drake

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Keaton Studsrud threw three touchdown passes Saturday and North Dakota held on for a 21-18 win over Drake GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP)

North Dakota's Jeff Campbell champ in College Home Run Derby

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Jeff Campbell of North Dakota won the College Home Run Derby, hitting 10 homers in the finals to easily defeat Wake Forest's Will Craig on Thursday night OMAHA, Neb. (AP)

North Dakota State beats High Point 70-44 in the HPU Classic

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Paul Miller had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Khy Kabellis scored 12 points, and North Dakota State beat High Point 70-44 on Sunday in the finale of the High Point Classic HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP)

The Deeper Lessons Learned for Business from Standing at Standing Rock

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The conflict between the Native American Sioux Tribe in North Dakota and Energy Transfer Partners has grabbed international attention. There's powerful learning that transcends a difficult business relationship

North Dakota State beats North Carolina A&T 77-56.

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Paul Miller scored a career-high 27 points and the Bison used a big second half to beat North Carolina A&T 77-56 on Saturday FARGO, N.D. (AP)

How This Woman Is Moving Mountains, One Bike at a Time

Inc Startups

Shannon Galpin left her life in North Dakota, started a non-profit and now teaches the women and girls of Afghanistan how to defend themselves against gender violence

Where Does Foundry Group Invest?

Feld Thoughts

Of the 23 funds listed here, 13 are in the Bay Area, 3 in NYC, 3 in Boston, 2 in LA, and one each in Detroit, Seattle, Toronto, Waterloo, Indianapolis, and Fargo, North Dakota. Semil Shah recently wrote a post titled Investing Outside The Bay Area.

The Happiest States in America

Inc Startups

North Dakota? and this year North Dakota grabbed the top spot, taking the title from longtime frontrunner Hawaii. Here are the 10 states with the highest and lowest levels of wellbeing, according to Gallup: How did North Dakota move so far up in the rankings?

How to Create Content That Stands Out and Gets Results

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He is the CEO and co-founder of CoSchedule , the web’s most popular marketing calendar and the fastest growing startup in North Dakota. He is the CEO and co-founder of CoSchedule , the web’s most popular marketing calendar and the fastest growing startup in North Dakota.

Man drives 1,700 miles to get cat lost in NC after weather cancels flight plans

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NEW BERN — A cat named Hemi is back with his owner, who drove 1,700 miles from North Dakota to retrieve his lost-and-found pet

Vendor blamed for 911 outage in Minnesota, 2 other states

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Officials in Minnesota said Thursday that a third-party vendor performing work on a 911 system led to widespread service failures across the state, with similar disruptions reported in North Dakota and North Carolina PAUL, Minn. (AP)

The Pitfalls Of State And Local Taxation For Startup Companies

YoungUpstarts

North Dakota , 504 U.S. Alabama, South Dakota, Tennessee, Massachusetts, Vermont and Wyoming have all adopted economic nexus rules effective during 2017 or prior with regard to sales and use tax. Currently, the United States Supreme Court has heard arguments in South Dakota v.

Judge dismisses complaint against pipeline security company

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A North Dakota judge has dismissed a complaint that regulators filed against a North Carolina-based company that handled security for the developer of the heavily protested Dakota Access oil pipeline BISMARCK, N.D. (AP)

Security company seeks settlement in Dakota Access dispute

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A private security company accused of operating illegally in North Dakota during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline says it would be willing to pay fines to settle the legal dispute as long as it's MANDAN, N.D. (AP)

Werner has 16 points, 12 boards; NDSU beats NC A&T 85-67

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Dexter Werner had 16 points and 12 rebounds and North Dakota State beat North Carolina A&T 85-67 on Friday night GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP)

Target Logistics: Luxury On an Oil Field

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305 Every day, roughly a quarter of a million barrels of oil are extracted from North Dakota's Bakken shale formation. When these oil-field workers call it quits, they head to the Bear Paw Lodge, a crew camp in Williston, North Dakota, run by Target Logistics.

Scientists: Dakota oilfield wastewater spills release toxins

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Scientists say wastewater spills from oil development in western North Dakota are releasing toxins into soils and waterways, sometimes at levels exceeding federal water quality standards

Tips on Facebook ad campaigns

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State by state CTRs are relatively flat with the exception of North Dakota and Wyoming being substantially higher than the other states. A couple of weeks ago Webtrends analyzed 11,529 Facebook ad campaigns representing 4.5bn impressions to see what conclusions they could draw. It’s worth reading their short white paper on Facebook Advertising Performance Benchmarks and Analysis. Some highlights include: Click through rates steadily increase with age up to 65.

Man drives 1,700 miles to get cat missing for 4 years

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A cat named Hemi is back with his owner, who drove 1,700 miles from North Dakota to retrieve his lost-and-found pet NEW BERN, N.C. (AP)

Board: Pipeline security company operated without license

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — North Dakota regulators say a private security firm hired by the developer of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline operated in the state without a license and has continued doing so since being denied one BISMARCK, N.D. (AP)

Top 25 Undergraduate Entrepreneurial Colleges from Entrepreneur.com

Campus Entrepreneurship

Number 1 is Babson College in MA and number 25 is University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND. Top 25 undergraduate entrepreneurship programs according to Entrepreneur.com. Top 25 Undergraduate Entrepreneurial Colleges for 2009 – Entrepreneur.com.

2 men charged after ND authorities seize hundreds of pills

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Two brothers are facing drug and other charges in North Dakota after authorities seized several pounds of meth, two stolen guns and hundreds of prescription pills from a home MINOT, N.D. (AP)

Testimony wraps up in trial of man charged in lottery scam

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Testimony wrapped up Monday in the case of man on trial in North Dakota for what authorities say was a role in a Jamaican lottery scam that bilked victims out of millions of dollBISMARCK, N.D. (AP)

For the Best Sunsets and the Fastest Job Growth, Look to the West

Inc Startups

The states with the fastest payroll increases this year will be North Dakota , Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, and Oregon, the report predicts.

The Happiest and Healthiest Cities in America [Map]

Inc Startups

North Dakota took the top spot, displacing longtime frontrunner Hawaii. Based on new data, Gallup ranked American communities in order of highest rates of wellbeing. Last month, Gallup released data ranking the happiest states in the U.S.

Investing Outside The Bay Area

Haystack

Of the 23 funds listed here, 13 are in the Bay Area, 3 in NYC, 3 in Boston, 2 in LA, and one each in Detroit, Seattle, Toronto, Waterloo, Indianapolis, and Fargo, North Dakota. Of the companies in the Bay Area (which makes up 68% of the total portfolio), 41% (of the total portfolio) are in San Francisco proper, while 27% (of the total portfolio) are mainly spread across the South Bay, the East Bay, and one in the North Bay.

Startup PR: A Journalist’s Advice for Seed-Stage Companies Seeking Press Coverage

View from Seed

‘The Warby Parker of shoes’ is like ‘the Harvard of North Dakota.''” NVV: What was the best attempt at approaching you to pitch a story?

16 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Got Into Entrepreneurship

Hearpreneur

My dad had only 2 years of high school, yet started a farm implement business, a car sales business and gas station in a small town in North Dakota. My mom had only 8 grades of education in a small farm school in the prairie of North Dakota and was his secretary.

Don't Worry; Grow Happy

Inc Startups

It''s been two years since I decided to build a hotel in Tioga, North Dakota, and my, how things have changed. But there are still great opportunities in North Dakota, so my search for another site continues Inc.''s

What is an L3C?

Up and Running

Currently, you can form an L3C in Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, and Wyoming, and in the federal jurisdictions of the Crow Indian Nation of Montana, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Looking For Millionaire Customers and Investors? Head to Maryland

Inc Startups

For those in search of the next hotbed of millionaires, North Dakota might be a good place to start. Many North Dakotans have seen pay increases thanks to the state''s booming energy industry, The Wall Street Journal reports.

What I Read On My Summer Vacation

Duct Tape Marketing

Williams is a noted feminist and naturalist so no surprise she’s pretty hard of some of the environmental threats to out National Parks – most notably taking on fracking in and around Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota.

Amazon Extends Sales Taxes to 8 New States

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Up until now, Amazon only collected sales taxes in Kansas, Kentucky, New York, North Dakota and Washington--where it has a physical presence, such as a warehouse. The online retailer has been compelled by some state legislators to begin collecting sales taxes in more states.