Month: October 2019

Dear Fargo and Emerging Prairie Community: A Letter from Lindsay Breuler

Wow, three and a half years have truly flown by. I can remember moving to Fargo so clearly, the tension, excitement and fear of the unknown. When I came to Fargo, I came thinking that I would follow my colligate goals of becoming an Extension Educator or Professor at NDSU and that would be it.…

RJ Energy Solutions is Preventing Expensive Breakdowns and Reducing Energy Costs

Russel Schell, of RJ Energy Solutions, plans to discuss the different business offerings they have offered over the last few years at 1 Million Cups Fargo on November 6. Join him at the Island Park Stage at 9:15 a.m.   Meet Russel Russel Schell, President of RJ Energy Solutions, attended US Air Force Technical Training.…

Meet Timothy, Our Grand Farm Intern

We’re excited that Timothy Straus has joined the Emerging Prairie team! Tim has joined our team as a Grand Farm Intern. In his role, he will play a big part in the Grand Farm movement especially as it relates to involving college students in the movement. We’re thrilled that Tim is on our team and…

A Mobile App That Rewards you for Being Involved

Mukai Selekwa, of Webblen LLC, will discuss what it means to be a community builder at 1 Million Cups Fargo on September 30. Join him at the Island Park Stage at 9:15 a.m.   Meet Mukai Mukai Selekwa, Founder and CEO of Webblen, attended North Dakota State University for two years before deciding to jump…

1 Million Cups Fargo Day-Care Supply Drive

In the spirit of Women’s Entrepreneurship Week, the 1 Million Cups Fargo community will be holding a Daycare Supply Drive for local 24-hour childcare center Mama-Dee Care. You can join us for the supply drive at 1 Million Cups Fargo on 10/23 at the Stage at Island Park (333 4th St. S, Fargo, ND 58103)…
Doug Burgum, Brad Smith, Barry Batcheller

Microsoft Commits to Partnering with Grand Farm

Emerging Prairie is excited to announce a partnership with Microsoft as our community works towards making Grand Farm a reality.  This creates a one of a kind partnership between farmers, businesses, government, and entrepreneurs. Microsoft is investing $1.5 million in the project and we will be bringing the talent of the company’s technologists and data…

The Mastermind Behind Dot’s Pretzels

Dot Henke, of Dot’s Pretzels, will highlight her entrepreneurial story at 1 Million Cups Fargo on Wednesday, October 23. Join her at the Island Park Stage at 9:15 a.m. Her speech will be part of Women’s Entrepreneurship Week in Fargo!    Meet Dot Dot Henke, the founder of Dot’s Pretzels, attended college at North Dakota…

Fargo Hackathon Brings Mental Health and Technology Together

The 2019 Fargo Hackathon brought together professionals, students, and everyone in between to the Prairie Den on October 5th and 6th to create something special. In just 24 hours, 7 teams of developers, designers and data scientists spent the weekend digging into data sets to create a technology-based solution to help solve an issue surrounding…

Meet William, Our Grand Farm Program Manager

William Aderholdt is the newest addition to the Emerging Prairie team! William has joined our team as a Grand Farm Program Manager. In his new role, he will play a big part in the Grand Farm movement and support Emerging Prairie through grant writing. We’re thrilled that William is here and to get to know him…

Plyo is Changing the Way Students Exercise

Peter Schultze, of Plyo, plans to talk about building a tech company in the Midwest at 1 Million Cups Fargo on October 16. Join him at the talk from 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.   About Peter Peter Schultze, co-founder and CEO of Plyo, attended University of Minnesota and as of recently put his degree…