Tag: Business Loans

Bringing building blocks to the community

It’s been said that it takes a village to raise a child. To help care for the children of a growing city like Bottineau, it takes much more. Like many communities in North Dakota, Bottineau has seen an increasing demand for childcare and preschool services as new families move in to take advantage of opportunities Read More

The heart and soul of caring for animals

Justin Voll, President of First International Bank & Trust, remembers a time when the future of Watford City’s veterinary business was in question. The city’s longtime veterinarian had closed his practice after experiencing health issues. “Watford City was lucky enough to have a longtime vet, Dr. Nelson, in town for many years. There was uncertainty Read More

Boutique offers sustainable fibers

Ashley Decker won’t be offended if you call her a “crunchy hippy.” In fact, it’s a term she embraces. As the owner and operator of Whole Life Wellness, she’s looking to introduce more people in Grand Forks and beyond to the benefits of organic Fair Trade clothing and bedding. “We’re looking not only at the ethics of Read More

Growth in Valley City

Jennifer Feist, director of development for the Valley City – Barnes County Development Corporation, counts Flex PACE as an important tool to build business in her region. With more than a dozen projects in different phases of using Flex PACE, it has been instrumental in expanding businesses, purchasing property, and developing new businesses. Flex PACE Read More