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Ford to recall 91,000 cars in North America to fix fuel-pump issue
Chorus grows for Clintons to shutter charitable foundation
'Voices under the rubble' after quake hits Italy; at least 73 dead
World's longest airship crash-lands in England on test flight
'Worst zoo in the world' now history
crime and courts
nation and world
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Gas suppliers Praxair, Linde hold merger talks
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
Jackie Hope: Get out your money and stock up at back-to-school blowouts
Veeder: Sister on the ranch means best friend for me, unhired help for dad
Feature Photo: Serving on the other side of the world
MBI raises $34,000 for Make-A-Wish
Dickinson State women’s golf picked 5th in NSAA, men tabbed 6th
Midgets volleyball back with experienced group
Missouri Valley Conference official mum on possible UND membership
New $7.2M Fargodome video boards debut at Bison football opener
Arizona State hockey officially applies to NCHC
Holten: There is no greater burden
Port: Ironic that Dakota Access Pipeline is permitted while protest against it isn't
Port: Dakota Access protesters need turn toward honesty
Brock: Don't blame it on Rio
Omdahl: Cigarette tax initiated to bypass Legislature
good bad and ugly
Terry "Dick" Bullinger
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
June 12, 2015
Oil still tops N.D. economy, fuels growth
FARGO — Oil remained king in North Dakota as the largest economic sector and the engine that powered the state’s impressive growth last year...
June 12, 2015 - 11:41pm
Montana energy economy dims, but consumers benefit
SIDNEY, Mont. — Montana’s energy economy is dimming, according to reports from both alternative and fossil fuel industries. Coal is on the ropes as U.S. coal energy consumption hits a 24-year low, oil drilling has dropped dramatically in the Bakken and wind energy construction...
June 12, 2015 - 11:12pm
May 25, 2015
Oil prices gain as firm demand outweighs dollar strength
CALGARY, Alberta — Crude oil futures rose on Monday as firm global demand offset a strong dollar, although a holiday in the United States and much of Europe kept trading muted. Front-month Brent crude gained 53 cents to $65.90 a barrel after touching an intraday low of $64.72....
May 25, 2015 - 10:05pm
Ag businesses fail to fill jobs
BISMARCK — Despite increased enrollment in agriculture-related studies, job demand outweighs the number of graduates, with the industry expecting...
May 25, 2015 - 10:04pm
May 18, 2015
Other Views: Turndown unlikely in North Dakota
FARGO -- North Dakota’s economy might not be booming as loudly as it was when oil prices were over $100 a barrel. But anyone who says the state is entering a period of economic slowdown hasn’t been paying attention to the indicators. By nearly every measure, including oil production...
May 18, 2015 - 5:54pm
May 12, 2015
N.D. taxable sales and purchases double since 2010 to $28.2 billion
BISMARCK – North Dakota's economy continued on its record-breaking roll in 2014 with taxable sales and purchases doubling since 2010 to more...
May 12, 2015 - 9:21pm
May 7, 2015
Jobless claims hover near 15-year low, boost growth outlook
WASHINGTON - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits held near a 15-year low last week in a sign that the labor market was strengthening despite moderate economic growth. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted...
News/Nation and World
May 7, 2015 - 7:26pm
Gas prices or economy, experts disagree on what drives US demand
NEW YORK - Americans hit the road in record numbers this winter, reigniting a long debate that may determine whether global oil markets hold...
May 7, 2015 - 3:13pm
April 13, 2015
EIA: U.S. shale oil output to fall in May, first drop in 4 years
NEW YORK - Oil production from the fastest-growing U.S. shale plays is set to fall some 45,000 barrels per day to 4.98 million bpd in May from...
April 13, 2015 - 4:32pm
April 9, 2015
Online job openings grow
The latest online job openings report shows thousands of jobs still available in North Dakota, but also continues a pattern following the downturn in oil prices. North Dakota saw 23,496 open and available positions in March 2015, an 11.5 percent increase over February, according...
April 9, 2015 - 7:09pm
March 27, 2015
Growth slows in Bismarck-Mandan, but workers still needed
BISMARCK - Bismarck-Mandan business owners expect slower growth in 2015 but still struggle finding workers to meet current demand. Of 225 respondents to the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce's third annual Economic Outlook Survey, those that thought the local economy would remain...
March 27, 2015 - 6:22pm
March 25, 2015
As oil prices slide, North Dakota sees manufacturing in its future
WILLISTON, N.D. - Business and community leaders in North Dakota's western Oil Patch have launched an aggressive campaign to convince more manufacturers...
March 25, 2015 - 6:19pm
March 24, 2015
Study highlights how oil money trickles out of North Dakota
WILLISTON, N.D. – While a new economic impact study shows that the oil and gas industry contributed $43 billion to North Dakota’s economy...
March 24, 2015 - 2:11pm
March 18, 2015
U.S. shale oil firms brace for more pain as crude resumes slide
WILLISTON -- With the prospect of another plunge in crude prices looming after two months of stability, U.S. shale oil producers may face another round of spending cuts to conserve cash and survive the downturn. A deeper retrenchment would have far-reaching effects. Additional...
March 18, 2015 - 11:58am
March 16, 2015
U.S. Senators renew push for online sales tax collection
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - A group of U.S. senators is renewing a push to allow states to collect sales tax from remote retailers that don't have a physical presence in the state, a move they say would level the playing field between online and traditional retailers. The Marketplace...
March 16, 2015 - 5:55pm