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Grand Forks council holds off on alcohol laws
Grand Forks to pay for half of wastewater interconnect study
Advocates seek to pull abortion ‘gag’ provision in N.D. human trafficking bill
Baesler, fiancé on N.D. education board agenda
Council holds off on alcohol laws
crime and courts
MEN’S BASKETBALL: After disappointing home losses, UND wants to end with a win
BOYS BASKETBALL: Monday's results
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Monday's results
BOYS HOCKEY: Green Wave return to state minus four star defenders
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Reck heading to second state tourney after transfer to Thompson
Fargo man gets past blind audition round on NBC’s ‘The Voice’
HEALTH MATTERS: Benefits of echinacea are minimal
Faith, others help couple cope with ‘devastating’ diagnosis of baby's heart defect
COMING HOME: The value of art, music not easy to measure
Q & A with ‘Say Yes to the Dress’ star
life & style
Joseph A. Ridge
Walter E. Wellman
Eileen Catherine Warren
Mary A. Rytter
Ice houses removed from Minnesota Lakes as season ends
The lake trout grow big on Saganaga Lake along the Canadian border
DOUG LEIER: Bald eagles weren't always abundant in N.D.
NICE FISH: Big catches this week
OUTDOORS CALENDAR: Fat tire time trials ... Minnesota Deer Hunters Association Day ...
OUR OPINION: ND lawmakers signal distrust to higher-ed board
LLOYD OMDAHL: Legislative damage is sustainable -- so far
Crossover report: Much accomplished, but work remains
LETTER: Reject devil's bargain of Keystone XL
LETTER: UND coalition supports 'high-risk alcohol' ordinances
Police: Officer shot suspect after Saturday chase
January 9, 2015
Bank of North Dakota breaks $100 million net income mark
BISMARCK -- The Bank of North Dakota reported its 11th consecutive year of record net income Friday upon release of its fourth-quarter report. Bank president Eric Hardmeyer told the North Dakota Industrial Commission the bank’s net income was approximately $111.2 million...
news / business
January 9, 2015 - 9:31pm
July 1, 2014
U.S. imposes record fine on BNP in sanctions warning to banks
French bank BNP Paribas has pleaded guilty to two criminal charges and agreed to pay almost $9 billion to resolve accusations it violated U.S....
news / business
July 1, 2014 - 2:34pm
March 22, 2014
Trend of fewer small banks continues across the country
A mix of increased competition and regulations are contributing to a decades-long trend of fewer small banks across the country. That trend was exemplified by Choice Financial Group’s recent acquisition of Great Plains National Bank, based in Belfield, N.D. That was followed...
news / business
March 22, 2014 - 8:30am
Mobile banking shifts into overdrive
FARGO -- Online banking was a big hit with customers from the start. They loved being able to sit at their home computer and pay bills with a keystroke, or check account balances with ease. Today, electronic screens are smaller, but online banking, and its latest incarnation - mobile...
June 22, 2013 - 6:30am
May 17, 2013
BIZ BUZZ: Banks merge
Banks merge Western State Bank of Devils Lake announced this week that it had purchased Central Arizona Bank in Scottsdale, Ariz., a bank with...
business / local / news
May 17, 2013 - 9:00pm
July 6, 2012
Suspects identified in Grand Forks bank robbery
Police arrested a married couple from Missouri they believe pulled off an armed robbery of Bank Forward on the UND campus Friday morning. Johnny...
local / news
July 6, 2012 - 7:39pm
May 29, 2012
State Bank & Trust changing name to Bell State Bank
FARGO - State Bank & Trust, based here, is changing its name to Bell State Bank, a step that will be formally completed by late September. The bank will keep the tree logo that has long been identified with State Bank & Trust, said Michael Solberg, president of the bank. Solberg...
business / news
May 29, 2012 - 12:00pm
May 21, 2012
Fargo bank employee accused of fleecing customer's accounts for $4,200
FARGO - A former assistant manager for Bank of the West here is charged with theft for allegedly making $4,200 in unauthorized cash withdrawals from a customer's two accounts. Becky Ann Sorum, 26, of Fargo, faces up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine if convicted of the Class...
May 21, 2012 - 3:01pm
May 1, 2012
Defendants agree to plea deal in ND fraud case
FARGO -- A former North Dakota bank vice president and her husband have signed plea agreements in a scheme to bilk hundreds of thousands of dollars from trust accounts, her lawyer said. Court documents accuse Elizabeth Kolling of defrauding Bank of the West customers out of nearly...
May 1, 2012 - 8:36am
March 30, 2012
Winger, Minn., bank receives SBA award
Ultima Bank Minnesota in Winger, Minn., has been named the community/rural lender of the year by the U.S. Small Business Administration's Minnesota district office. The award is presented to a lender that has shown a commitment to supporting the growth and expansion of small businesses...
March 30, 2012 - 7:59pm
January 31, 2012
Former East Grand Forks man accused in Brewster, Minn., bank robbery pleads not guilty
Alleged bank robber Mark Edward Wetsch, 49, Minneapolis, formerly of East Grand Forks, made a second court appearance Monday in Nobles County District Court and pleaded not guilty to counts of first-degree aggravated robbery, terroristic threats and theft. Wetsch appeared with public...
local / news
January 31, 2012 - 9:39am
Ex-Viking Stu Voigt faces $125,000 fine from FDIC for role in loans
ST. PAUL Banking regulators want to bar former Minnesota Vikings star Stu Voigt from the industry for his role in a series of loans made by a Bloomington bank. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
business / news / sports
January 31, 2012 - 7:57am
January 14, 2012
Somalis protest wire cutoff by pulling money
Frustrated by Minnesota banks' refusal to deal with Somali wire transfer businesses that send money to Africa, some members of the Twin Cities Somali community are taking action. Scores of Somali-American customers went to a Minneapolis Wells Fargo bank branch Friday afternoon to...
January 14, 2012 - 3:01pm
January 4, 2012
South Dakota man tabbed as robber of banks in Fargo, Twin Cities
A man wanted in bank robberies the past few days in Fargo and Bloomington, Minn., robbed another bank Wednesday morning in the St. Paul suburb...
January 4, 2012 - 10:10pm