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)

TigerSwan wants scope of North Dakota civil trial reduced

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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 State edges Navy 66-59

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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)

Oil pipeline developer ends private security in North Dakota

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — The developer of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline said Wednesday that it no longer has private security personnel in North Dakota, including a firm that state regulators say operated illegally without a license BISMARCK, N.D. (AP)

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)

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 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)

The Deeper Lessons Learned for Business from Standing at Standing Rock

Inc Startups

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

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

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

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)

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

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)

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)

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

Duct Tape Marketing

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.

Target Logistics: Luxury On an Oil Field

Inc Startups

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.

Tips on Facebook ad campaigns

Lightspeed Venture Partners

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Amazon Extends Sales Taxes to 8 New States

Inc Startups

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.

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.

The Right Way to Approach a Start-up

Inc Startups

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 the Natural Gas Boom Means for U.S. Manufacturing

Inc Startups

The U.S.''s s rise as an energy producer just might fuel the comeback of ''Made in the USA.''

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.

2012 Valuation Survey of Angel Groups

Gust

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

Inc Startups

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.

Truemors Launches on Just $12K

Entrepreneurship Blog

According to an article in the Wall Street Journal this morning, Guy Kawasaki was able to launch his latest startup , Truemors , on just $12K by using free software and outsourcing development to North Dakota based firm. Because it uses free software, with programming done by a for-hire outfit in called Electric Pulp located in the high tech mecca of South Dakota, the costs are minimal.

What is a Social Enterprise?

Up and Running

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.

Why ‘Leading Women’ Are Better for Congress

YoungUpstarts

In the Time.com 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 “.

Transcript of How to Create Content That Stands Out and Gets Results

Duct Tape Marketing

You’ve got to come North to find us. We’re in North Dakota. North Dakota-. Transcript of How to Create Content That Stands Out and Gets Results written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Back to Podcast. Transcript.

7 Reasons Auto Czar Steve Rattner is Wrong

Inc Startups

Instead, it will go to property owners in places like Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Dakota, and Texas. When it comes to manufacturing, we''re staring down several game-changing moments.

No Vacancy at the Hotel Brodsky

Inc Startups

Welcome to the Hotel Brodsky In March, about 100 oilcompany workers in northern North Dakota will call this place home.'> Then I would use the bank's money to finance the two other hotels we were planning to build on land we'd bought elsewhere in North Dakota.