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Meet the weatherman: How Neil Brackin is leading the world's largest weather modification company from Fargo

Neil Brackin can be hard to get a hold of. In this case, his flight was delayed from Xiaxiang China, and he was Skyping in at thirteen hours ahead of Fargo from Beijing. It isn’t out of the ordinary; as president of Weather Modification Inc., Brackin has been to 15 countries in less than ten…

Meet the Valley Prosperity Partnership: The local leaders lobbying for change in the Red River Valley

As the Red River Valley faces significant times of change – more people, a shifting economy, an influx of jobs – a few local leaders identified a need for one thing: connection. This lead to the creation of the Valley Prosperity Partnership, a group of the Valley’s most influential leaders that now meet regularly to…

Twenty Below celebrates one year of creating community & coffee

It’s 12:35 PM on a Friday, and Twenty Below coffee shop is bustling with activity and conversation. A couple wanders in looking for a brew. “We’re actually closed right now,” says co-owner Mike Moran. “This is the community lunch hour. But you’re welcome to stay!” “We’ll stay,” the couple says. Moran offers the pay-what-you-can drip…