Need bread? Try TED. Your infrastructure project could receive up to $10 million.

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TED Funding

The Transportation Economic Development (TED) program is designed to help governments obtain money for highway improvement and public infrastructure projects. Here’s what you need to know about the program.  Continue reading “Need bread? Try TED. Your infrastructure project could receive up to $10 million.”

Widseth Smith Nolting and KBM join forces

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KBM WSN Merger
KBM principals Jason Zilka, Terry Keeton and Allan Page (l-r) finalize the deal with WSN President Kevin Donnay.

Widseth Smith Nolting, Inc. has announced that KBM, Inc. has joined the WSN team. The firms have been collaborating on projects for nearly two years, offering comprehensive services to a growing client base in the Grand Forks area and throughout North Dakota. The two firms made it official on Monday, June 6. Continue reading “Widseth Smith Nolting and KBM join forces”

Hult & Hebeisen joins Widseth Smith Nolting

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H&H Merger

Hult & Hebeisen (H&H) of Forest Lake, MN has become part of the engineering and architectural firm of Widseth Smith Nolting (WSN). The firms have been collaborating for several months, offering comprehensive services to a growing client base in the Forest Lake and north metro area. The two firms made it official on Friday, May 20. Continue reading “Hult & Hebeisen joins Widseth Smith Nolting”

WSN paves the way for road trip season. Enjoy the ride!

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It’s a perfect night in July — the sun is getting low, the lake is calm, and the temperature is just right. Let’s ride!

Sometimes the best part of the day is spent on the road. No meetings. No worries. Just the wind blowing through your hair and the low hum of the engine. Whether you’re an easy-rider or a road-warrior, WSN roads will get you to your destination safely and comfortably. Continue reading “WSN paves the way for road trip season. Enjoy the ride!”

July’s featured project on your WSN calendar: Cherrywood Village Apartments

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Cherrywood Village

Grand Forks’ senior population is anticipated to grow significantly, and demand for very affordable housing options is also expected to increase. Cherrywood Village is a 30-unit affordable housing apartment complex offering accessible units to individuals age 62 and older. This new option in senior living serves as a positive addition to the community.

Storm shelters and safe rooms provide necessary protection when Mother Nature strikes

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Wadena-Deer Creek School
Students and staff flooded into Wadena’s new facility, which includes a storm shelter, on the first day of school in 2012.

Six years ago today the City of Wadena was hit with an EF4 tornado that did considerable damage throughout the town and surrounding area. High winds damaged the public high school roof and walls, and rain destroyed much of the interior finishes. The school was thought to be a total loss. Thankfully, the tornado struck during summer vacation, and the building was not full of students. If it had passed through a few weeks earlier, the end result would have been much worse. Continue reading “Storm shelters and safe rooms provide necessary protection when Mother Nature strikes”