A $1.7 billion, international corporation celebrated an expansion of its Minot facility. AGT Foods is a Saskatchewan-based company that employs 2,200 people in 120 countries around the world, supplying food products based on pulse crops such as peas and beans.
Ag Business Celebrates Growth - KX News
An economic boom has led to an influx of young people who find jobs plentiful and the cost of living reasonable. North Dakota has the third highest proportion of its civilian, non-institutional population in the 20 to 24 age group, and has the lowest unemployment rate for that age group at 4.6 percent.
North Dakota Named Best State for Millenials - MoneyRates.com
North Dakota features above-average wages and one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation at 3.1 percent. Also, among states that have an income tax, North Dakota's places the lowest percentage burden on median wage earners.
North Dakota Ranked #4 Best State to Make a Living - MoneyRates.com
North Dakota wants to change its image by becoming a hotbed for drones. North Dakota government officials and drone entrepreneurs visited Silicon Valley to connect with other drone startups, local venture capitalists, and technology enthusiasts.
As Dave Alexander tells it, every second of every day there are 60 aircraft built by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. flying worldwide. One of those aircraft recently spent a few minutes in the air over Grand Sky business park to mark the first flight of a large unmanned aircraft by one of the park's tenants.
First Large Drone Flown by Grand Sky Tenant Takes to the Skies - Grand Forks Herald
Here's Why North Dakota Wants to Be Drone Central