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Guest Blog: Fargo Area – Home to Midco’s Most Advanced Internet Technology – and Gig is Coming Soon

September 24th, 2015 by Member Contributor

By Tom Simmons, SVP of Public Policy, Midcontinent Communications Nearly two years ago, following Senator Hoeven’s Technology Summit promoted by the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce, Midcontinent answered the challenge to bring competitive broadband to Fargo by building a new cable telecommunications system. It was a huge commitment that would take at least […]


Matt Lachowitzer: Entrepreneur of the Year

September 1st, 2015 by Amanda Huggett

Matt Lachowitzer’s humble beginnings are what make him most surprised about his recent award as Entrepreneur of the Year at this year’s ChamberChoice, but it’s also what makes him so successful. Lachowitzer is laid-back and practical, and this same business approach is likely what has led his company to such steady growth. Though he is […]


Plains Art Museum: Dedicated to the Arts

August 3rd, 2015 by Amanda Huggett

Even a brief visit to the Plains Art Museum in downtown Fargo is sure to wow any visitor, with the building’s gorgeous atrium, vaulted ceilings and warm wood beams inviting you to explore a host of art exhibits displayed throughout its halls and galleries. A visit wouldn’t be complete without a stop by the Blue […]


Welcome to Our Newest Community Builders!

September 29th, 2014 by Danielle Teigen

The Chamber is proud to introduce four new Community Builders in our Premier Partner program. These companies have made a commitment to improving the area by investing in our programs and events. Their inclusion in the Premier Partner program also entitles them to specific benefits. All of our Community Builders are represented on the back […]


Guest Blog: (Almost) Everything We Think About Employee Engagement is Wrong

September 5th, 2013 by The Chamber

By Dov Seidman, Forbes.com  For years, the business world’s approach to managing employee engagement has been out to lunch. “Out to lunch” as when executives tell managers to get their employees “more engaged” by taking them out to Olive Garden more often. Survey statistics drive home our engagement ignorance. For years, employee engagement scores have declined despite […]


Expand Your Company’s Image

August 5th, 2013 by The Chamber

The Chamber is dedicated to advancing economic prosperity and growth in our region through an array of programs, events and services designed to educate and engage our workforce. Our membership represents some of the region’s most important and influential corporate leaders, managers, small business owners, young professionals, entrepreneurs, educators and political figures. Now is your […]


From FEMA: Tips to Protect Your Business

April 26th, 2013 by The Chamber

As your county, city, and neighbors take steps to prepare for potential flooding in North Dakota, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) would like to share some tips to help you protect your businesses and employees. “Floods can happen at any time, anywhere across the United States, which means we all need to be prepared […]


The 2013 ChamberChoice Candidates Are …

April 8th, 2013 by The Chamber

West Fargo Public Schools Seeks Business Professionals for Mock Interviews

April 5th, 2013 by The Chamber

West Fargo Public Schools is looking for business professionals in our community to do mock interviews for high school seniors on May 13, 14, and 15. You will have 10 minutes with each student in which you will hear them present for three minutes about themselves (their project this year was to write a paper […]


From the City of Moorhead: Moorhead River Watch 2013

April 3rd, 2013 by The Chamber

From the City of Moorhead As our metro area prepares for the Red River to reach flood stage, residents may be noticing there are fewer news stories specific to Moorhead’s flood preparation than there have been in the last several years. With $80 million invested in flood mitigation in the past four years, we have […]

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