Kroll’s Diner Bismarck Marathon

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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.

TigerSwan wants scope of North Dakota civil trial reduced

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AP) — A private security firm hired by the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a judge to restrict evidence during an upcoming civil trial over whether it operated illegally in North Dakota BISMARCK, N.D. (AP)

North Dakota church to start recovery ministry

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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)

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 edges Navy 66-59

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AP) — Dexter Werner scored 14 points and North Dakota State beat Navy 66-59 on Friday in the High Point University Tournament HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP)

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

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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

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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)

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

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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)

The Happiest States in America

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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 This Woman Is Moving Mountains, One Bike at a Time

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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

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

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‘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?

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.

2012 Valuation Survey of Angel Groups


This summer I conducted our third annual survey of the pre-money valuation of pre-revenue companies recently funded by angel groups in North America. Access to our 2010 and 2011 surveys can be found at 2011 Valuation Survey of North American Angel Investor Groups. North Dakota (6 groups). million, clearly at the low end of the range for North America. million, somewhat lower than the median for all North American deals.

Why You Should Schmooze Like Don Draper

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I was stuck in Fargo, North Dakota with a fellow employee a couple of years ago. Forget GChat. To really connect with customers, vendors and staff, sometimes you've gotta go old school, whether that means deep sea fishing or ordering every dessert on the menu.

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

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

16 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Got Into Entrepreneurship


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.

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

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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

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

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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)

The Happiest and Healthiest Cities in America [Map]

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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.

Scientists: Dakota oilfield wastewater spills release toxins

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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

Board: Pipeline security company operated without license

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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)

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

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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)

Beyoncé Shows How Social Media is Changing Marketing

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The artist turned to Instagram and Twitter instead of traditional marketing methods to spread the word about her album release. Beyoncé has flipped the traditional marketing model on its head.

The Secrets of This Year's Brilliant PR Stunts

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Among other things, Will Ferrell co-anchored this live news broadcast in North Dakota and stayed in character throughout the entire broadcast. When dreaming up ways to get noticed, consider the lessons behind these top PR stunts.

21 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name


My wife and I were driving home from North Dakota trying to think about a cool new name for our mattress company. In our industry of advertising and production, there are some great names like MediaMonks, Mistress, North Kingdom, and Active Theory.

What is an L3C?

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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.

2 men charged after ND authorities seize hundreds of pills

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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

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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)

Don't Worry; Grow Happy

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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

The Right Way to Approach a Start-up

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I've written about two of them--Black Gold Suites in North Dakota and the Frolic! No start-up works out exactly as imagined. So it's important to go into it understanding that you're there to learn.

What is a Social Enterprise?

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L3Cs were first formed in 2008, and are currently only legal in Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, and Wyoming, as well as the federal jurisdictions of the Crow Indian Nation of Montana, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Is This the End of Silicon Valley?

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The Silicon Prairie group—which represents the start-up and tech communities in parts of Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, Missouri, and Wyoming—last week officially challenged its group to register more start-ups than California on Startup America's platform.

What I Read On My Summer Vacation

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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.

The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

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Lending Club vs. Prosper

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Following are some of the states that do not permit loans through Lending Club: North Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Idaho & Maine besides others. Whether you are a borrower or an investor, you obviously want to make a choice that augurs well in the long haul, offering you outstanding interest rates. Both Lending Club and Prosper are best in the business and offers excellent value proposition to their members. Lending Club holds an edge over Prosper but only in terms of volumes.

Looking For Millionaire Customers and Investors? Head to Maryland

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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.

Why ‘Leading Women’ Are Better for Congress


In the article, North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp suggests that women in the Senate are simply good at listening to one another. by Nancy D. O’Reilly, PsyD, author of “ Leading Women: 20 Influential Women Share Their Secrets to Leadership, Business, and Life “.

A Comprehensive Review of The Lending Club

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Residents of Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Nebraska, and North Dakota are ineligible. Introduction. When you are short on money or trying to get out of debt you may want to check out Lending Club. It is credited as being the largest online credit marketplace in the world, as they facilitate business loans, financing for medical procedures, and personal loans.

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.

Norm Brodsky on the Upside of Having Setbacks

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As you may recall, it's the first of three hotels I'm building in North Dakota, where the oil boom has brought tens of thousands of people to a formerly desolate region and created an acute housing shortage in the process. Every business has problems.