Enterprise Buzz: South Fargo Taco John’s location closes, plus extra of the most recent enterprise information – InForum

FARGO — It appeared on Wednesday, Feb. 15, {that a} Taco John’s location at 2201 thirteenth Ave. S., in Fargo, had closed its doorways.

Indicators taped to doorways of the restaurant acknowledged the situation was briefly closed and apologized for any inconvenience.

Nonetheless, it appeared that letters that when spelled Taco John’s had been faraway from the constructing and in line with a Google search the shop has been closed completely. Additional, the situation was not listed as a Taco John’s location

on the Taco John’s web site



An indication, seen Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023, hangs on the door of a Taco John’s restaurant at 2201 thirteenth Ave. S. in Fargo. The signal states the situation was closed briefly, however a Google search indicated the situation had been closed completely.

David Olson / The Discussion board

Workers reached at different Taco John’s areas in Fargo declined to touch upon the standing of the shop at 2201 thirteenth Ave. S.

Many companies which have closed their doorways within the Fargo-Moorhead space in recent times have blamed the transfer on the tight labor market and an lack of ability to take care of an satisfactory staffing stage.

That was the story when a

Taco John’s closed in West Fargo in 2021

. – Reporting by David Olson

Winter market to happen at West Acres Procuring Heart

The Purple River Market is slated to return to the West Acres Procuring Heart with its winter market, going down from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 4.

The market will function over 40 native farmers and artisans carrying a broad vary of “canned items, meat, baked items, sizzling meals, crafts and extra,” a information launch acknowledged.

Somewhat than recent produce, the winter market focuses on gadgets preferred canned pantry items and meat, resembling these bought by Prairie Soul Meats and Nourished by Nature, two distributors which will probably be highlighted on the market.


Packaged meats resembling these beef sticks bought by Prairie Soul Meats will probably be a spotlight of the Purple River Market’s winter market. The occasion takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 4 contained in the West Acres Procuring Heart.

Contributed / M.Schleif Images

Rachel Meyer, Alto Vignette and Matty J will present the soundtrack for the market, plus an area chef will host a cooking demonstration.

The Purple River Market accepts SNAP/EBT and matches purchases as much as $15 per particular person. There isn’t any admission value for the winter market and the occasion is open to the general public.


The Purple River Market will host a winter market occasion from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 4 contained in the West Acres Procuring Heart.

Contributed / M.Schleif Images

Chamber to host upskill-a-thon, award money prizes

$10,000 in prizes are up for grabs because the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber Basis has launched an Upskill-A-Thon competitors.

In keeping with a information launch from the Chamber, the competitors is designed to assist workers within the area’s workforce “turn out to be extra ready for in-demand roles within the digital financial system.” The competitors is a part of

Ignite FMWF

and the

Neighborhood Abilities Initiative

, which teaches talent for in-demand profession without cost.

Members can get began by visiting


. The competitors will award factors for finishing programs and pathways. All programs can be found in English or Spanish and could be considered through smartphone, pill, desktop or laptop computer.

There are three classes damaged down by age group, with classes starting from 16 to 24 years previous, 25 to 49 years previous and 50-plus years previous. Money prizes will embrace $1,500 for first place, $1,000 for second place, $600 for thid place and $250 for fourth place.

“We might love our employers, workers, academics and college students to become involved within the Upskill-a-thon. We would like everybody to take part within the competitors not solely to have an opportunity to win the prize cash, but additionally to develop their expertise,” Chamber Basis president Shannon Full acknowledged through information launch. “It’s an excellent alternative for employers and workers to get free skilled growth. It’s additionally an excellent alternative for our neighborhood to construct a extra proficient workforce.”

Anybody from North Dakota or Clay, Becker, Otter Tail and Wilkin counties in Minnesota is eligible to register. The competitors runs till March 31. For extra data on the Upskill-A-Thon, go to



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