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BIZ BUZZ: EDC exec elected president of state group

EDC exec elected president of state group Keith Lund, vice president of the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corp., has been elected the president of the Economic Development Association of North Dakota, the association said Thursday. He r...

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EDC exec elected president of state group

Keith Lund, vice president of the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corp., has been elected the president of the Economic Development Association of North Dakota, the association said Thursday.

He replaces John Phillips of Beulah Economic Development.

MNDOT district engineer named for northwest

Craig Collison has been selected to serve as district engineer for the Minnesota Department of Transportation in District 2, which covers 14 counties in northwestern Minnesota.

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Collision had been serving as acting district engineer since May 2012. He has been with MnDOT for the past 29 years, 24 of which have been spent in District 2.

A native of Hines, Minn., Collison earned his civil engineering degree from North Dakota State University. He resides in Bemidji.

Groups get tourism marketing funds

Two regional organizations were among 18 statewide that received money from the North Dakota Department of Commerce's Tourism Division to expand their marketing.

The groups were Extreme North Dakota Adventures and the Devils Lake Park Board for the North Dakota State Pond Hockey Championship.

The grants provide a maximum of $5,000 in matching marketing funds.

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