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Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Andrew Parsons

Emerging Prairie is excited to introduce a new teammate, Andrew Parsons! Andrew joins the team as our Digital Marketing Coordinator after having been an intern for a few months. He will have a heavy focus on social media and digital content creation. Be sure to say hello and welcome him when you see him out…

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Fargo Entrepreneur Creates Free Online Educational Platform

Clever Mukori, a Concordia College graduate and native of Zimbabwe, is creating a web-based platform that will revolutionize the education industry called Learn or Teach. The culmination of Mukori’s life journey from Africa to the United States and the pursuit to help those less fortunate led to the creation of Learn or Teach. “I was…

Fargo Non-Profit Offers Fresh Starts

In 2016, the F5 Project was founded in Fargo, North Dakota to provide assistance to individuals from prison to a new life. The F5 project offers housing, employment, socialization, and transportation for those that have committed felonies. “As a 5-time felon myself, I began volunteering time to help those in the prison system… I soon…

Fargo Start-Up Non-profit Offers More Than Gymnastics

Since 2006, Kim Pladson and the TNT Kid’s Fitness and Gymnastics team have been on a mission to unlock individual’s potential through movement. Over the last decade, the multiplication of this mission has led to serving over 2,000 people each week. “I love that TNT is inclusive and serves all individuals with the experience and…

The 6 must do things as a Freshman in Fargo-Moorhead

Written by: Austin Sandmeyer Congratulations! By some stuck of luck and fortune, you are lucky enough to call the Fargo-Moorhead region home for the next four years. Let me be one of the first to welcome you to this amazing area where college students are plentiful, fall is beautiful, and winter is just an excuse to…

Precision Agriculture

Written by: Peter Schott of Myriad Mobile I remember helping my dad load the drill with wheat. It was pretty high-tech stuff to load each compartment with an auger hooked onto the truck, then spreading the wheat evenly between compartments using your hands and a bucket to finish the job. The planting population was set through…

Fargo Company Creating Endless Possibilities with Spider Silk

As a molecular biologist, Dr. Amanda Brooks has conducted research at public universities that has led to the start of two private sector businesses within the pharmaceutical industry. She is currently an assistant professor at North Dakota State University researching the potential uses of spider silk, which has led to the start of Brooks Biomimetic…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Intern: Emma McIntyre

Emerging Prairie is excited to welcome our second intern of 2017. Emma will be focusing her time on the TEDxFargo experience. Learn more about Emma in her Q&A below and make sure to welcome her if you see her around! Meet Emma Nickname: Emma Hometown: Fargo, ND Currently a student at University of Northern Colorado What…

Don’t squander the summer

Author: Dean Scott Beaulier  Well, school’s out for summer. As I write this column, it’s our first day of work after Commencement. The temperatures are perfect, the sun’s out and up until almost 10 pm, and it’s a nice time of year to reflect on accomplishments over the past year and goals for the coming…