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Business Briefs for April 14

Lucachick opens new branch office in state

BEMIDJI – Lucachick Architecture Inc. opened a new branch office in International Falls on March 1. The business was originally established in Bemidji in 1989. The new office is located downtown International Falls. Also, Jim Lucachick reconfirmed his yearly membership with the NCARB certification. The business also added a high school intern, Kyle Norvoid of BHS, as a staff technician. For details, contact Jim Lucachick at the Bemidji office at 759-2305.

Karvakko opens new office in Minot, N.D.

BEMIDJI — Karvakko Engineering, a regional consulting firm, announced it has opened a new Minot, N.D. office. Founded in 2006, Karvakko Engineering is a central hub for engineering, planning and surveying. Based in Bemidji with a branch office in Chassell, Mich., Karvakko is positioned to provide services throughout the Upper Midwest. With the new Minot addition it will be equipped to serve the needs of clients through on-site response times and cost-efficient solutions to projects throughout North Dakota. “We’ve been working in and around the Minot area for years and recently had the opportunity to open an office here,” said Karvakko Engineering President Mike Karvakko in a news release. “Now we’re able to provide our high quality-service while giving back to the Minot community through local employment opportunities and community involvement.” For details visit