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Go Wireline

Our thanks to Lucas Gjovig, owner of Go Wireline LLC – a highly successful North Dakota-based business, for sharing his thoughts on entrepreneurship. Please tell us about Go Wireline. What services do you provide? Go Wireline is an oil field service where tools are run into a well via a truck with a spool of wireline. We Read More

Oasis Petroleum

Oasis Petroleum is a successful independent exploration and production company focused on oil and natural gas development in the Williston Basin. They shared thoughts on entrepreneurship and the company in a recent Q&A. What services do you provide? When did you start? Oasis is an independent exploration and production company focused on oil and natural gas Read More

Flex PACE impacts communities

Flex PACE has allowed communities the capacity to assess the community’s business needs and generate economic growth. April Baumgarten of Forum News Service recently shared the story of Half Brothers Brewing Co., a Grand Forks business, who utilized the program.     Click here to learn about Go Wireline.  

The number of phishing sites created each month is shocking

It is important, both personally and financially, to stay up to date on recent security and fraud news. Bank of North Dakota offers a free service to help you do that. The article below from Stickley on Security gives shocking statistics on phishing sites created monthly and the cost of scams annually. Read the article Read More

North Dakota Industrial Commission Approves Drought Loan Programs for Livestock Producers

BISMARCK - The North Dakota Industrial Commission authorized the Bank of North Dakota (BND) to offer two new loan programs that will assist livestock producers impacted by drought during a special meeting held on Sept 13. The Breeding Stock Rebuilding Program allows the borrower to purchase and rebuild breeding stock to average levels pre-drought. The Read More

It takes more than a car to get your kid to college

College SAVE continues to find unique ways to reach the residents of North Dakota. More than 25 car dealers across the state are promoting College SAVE during September through a new partnership with the North Dakota Automobile Dealers Association. For any new car purchased at a participating auto dealer, Bank of North Dakota (BND) will contribute Read More

Steps to follow after Equifax cybersecurity incident

Cybercriminals exploited vulnerabilities and gained access to Equifax files from mid-May through July 2017, potentially impacting 143 million U.S. consumers. This incident exposed Social Security numbers, birthdates, names, addresses, credit card numbers and other personal information. In response, Equifax has taken many steps including dedicating a website to provide resources and updates on the incident. They Read More

DEAL One Loan helps recruit

Reed Reyman, President of CHI St. Alexius Health in Dickinson, recently shared his perspective on utilizing the DEAL One Loan as a recruitment tool. The DEAL One Loan allows North Dakota residents to consolidate all of their student loans, including federal student loans, into one loan and refinance them with a lower interest rate. What Read More

Entrepreneur’s perspective

Our thanks to Garrett Moon, CEO and Co-Founder of CoSchedule – a highly successful North Dakota-based business, for sharing his thoughts on entrepreneurship. Please tell us about CoSchedule. When did you start? What services do you provide? Justin, my Co-Founder, and I were running a web development and marketing consulting company and executing all our Read More

Updating and growing in Mapleton, ND

Mapleton, North Dakota, is completing road and sewer upgrades by utilizing the BND Infrastructure Loan. Mayor Barry Lund and City Engineer Brandon Oye graciously share their thoughts on the assessment, planning and communication needed for the project. Tell us about the problem you needed to address and how it was affecting your community. The Fargo-Moorhead area has been Read More

See you at the 2017 North Dakota State Fair

Bank of North Dakota (BND) will be making the 2017 North Dakota State Fair a little better this year for at least 13 people! In addition to our giant College SAVE mural where children can show off their inner Picasso, we  are giving away six sets of concert tickets and $529 into a new or Read More

Your step-by-step guide to getting student loans

This is a busy time if you are heading to college this fall. Making the final arrangements to pay for college should be one of the top items on your to-do list. This guide will help you start and complete the process. Step 1: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This is Read More

Same Day ACH simplifies state government transactions

The Automated Clearing House (ACH) Network is an electronic payment network used by individuals, businesses, financial institutions and government organizations. The network allows funds to be electronically debited or credited to a checking account, savings account, financial institution general ledger account or loan account. The ACH Network is a batch processing, store-and-forward system. Transactions are Read More

Spotting counterfeit bills

Several security features have been added to U.S. currency to deter counterfeiting. However, these measures are only effective if the individuals accepting the money know them. Here are a few things you should look for.   Holding the bill to a light will reveal several security features. You should see a holograph of the face Read More