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Helmut Schmidt

Helmut Schmidt is a reporter for The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead's business news team. Readers can reach him by email at, or by calling (701) 241-5583.

A Ford Explorer was driven into a washed out area on a rural gravel road.
Dwayne Johnson and Kian Scott died late Tuesday night when a wrong-way driver smashed her vehicle head-on into theirs, the Mecosta County Sheriff's Office reported.
Event put on by the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce included experts from the banking, energy, agriculture, technology, retail, manufacturing and retail sectors.
The new brand name, which plays well with the frozen food home delivery firm’s distinctive yellow trucks, is meant to capture the company’s "optimistic spirit."
The Bismarck native, who is chef and owner of Butterhorn, and owner of Shelter Belt, matched her skills against 14 other highly skilled chefs for Season 19 of Top Chef.
The window and door builder estimates that the two new facilities will add 150 employees to the 1,700 it already employs in Fargo and West Fargo.
The gift will be used to help build a new 110,000-square-foot campus in Jamestown, N.D., to provide children and adults with developmental delays, disabilities and other healthcare needs a wide spectrum of support and service options.
Adams Independent Testing helps everyone from farmers to retailers determine if their CBD and medical marijuana products meet standards around the nation.
Officials haven't released the name of the company building the plant, but say it could create 60 new jobs with an average pay of $32 per hour.
The company says franchise shops are planned for Fargo, Grand Forks, Bismarck and Minot.