The Sioux Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) has launched a new website, VisitSiouxFalls.com!
Capital One Financial Corporation, a diversified bank and Fortune 500
company, is maintaining 400 jobs as part of the proposed acquisition of HSBC’s
domestic credit card business in Sioux Falls, S.D., and adding 400 new jobs in
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Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design
engineers as having the industry’s broadest selection of electronic components
available for immediate shipment, has signed a North American distribution
agreement with MMB Research.
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Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, announced the launch of the ToolsXpress TechZoneSM, the company’s newest addition to its online TechZone resources.
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Sanford Project researchers have reached a critical milestone in a clinical trial testing a combination of two medications to determine if the drugs can help patients with type 1 diabetes keep their blood glucose levels under control with less or no insulin. In the trial termed REPAIR-T1D, two FDA-approved drugs, sitagliptin and lansoprazole, are evaluated for their potential clinical benefits in T1D patients.
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NorthWestern Energy ceremonially broke ground on the Aberdeen Generating
Station Unit #2. The project is a 60 MW natural gas-fired electric generation
peaking plant and will cost approximately $65 million.
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C.Y. Wang, associate dean of research and extension for the South Dakota State University College of Education and Human Sciences (Brookings, SD,) has been appointed interim director of the university’s Technology Transfer Office. Wang has been principal investigator for several research grants, in addition to serving as department head for the former nutrition, food science and hospitality department at SDSU. His research involvement addresses the chemistry, analysis and health impacts of food components and processing. Wang has also authored numerous scientific publications on food and nutrition and has received awards from national associations for his cutting-edge work.
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The NDSU Research Foundation (NDSU/RF) announced that it has concluded a license agreement with Elinor Specialty Coatings, Fargo, N.D., for removable protective coatings for outdoor bronze monuments and statues. The agreement gives Elinor exclusive rights to further develop and market the technology developed at North Dakota State University, Fargo.
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Sanford Health announced a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Clearwater Health Services (CHS). CHS includes Memorial Hospital in Bagley, the attached CHS clinic; the Clearwater Ambulance Service; and the CHS clinic in Clearbrook, Minn.
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North Dakota State College of Science, the two-year public college on North Dakota’s eastern border, is celebrating enrollment numbers similar to those last attained in the early 1980s. Fall enrollment at the College has reached a 28-year high of 3,127 students, a 10.4 increase over fall 2010. The College last saw student enrollment numbers over 3,000 in 1983.
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