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U.S. Senate panel advances Ross, Chao nominations on voice vote
Oscar snubs and surprises: Scorsese out, Mel Gibson in
Canada oil pipeline spills nearly 53,000 gallons on aboriginal land
Trump signs orders for Keystone, Dakota Access pipelines, Standing Rock plans legal action
U.S. Senate panel approves Carson for housing secretary post
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
The mortar that binds: Jung’s defense, rebounding vital to Midgets’ success
Dickinson State softball picked 1st, baseball 4th in NSAA poll
Blyleven says Twins' improvement has to start with pitching
UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
Jacobs: ND higher ed in the crosshairs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
Thomas F. Murtha
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
Live at 1 p.m.: Funeral for fallen Rolette County Deputy Colt Allery
December 29, 2015
BNSF to lay off nearly 100 employees
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Slowing freight demand has prompted BNSF Railway to lay off several dozen employees in North Dakota and western Minnesota. The layoffs, which some reports indicate may be nearing 100, generally have been spread between four yards: Grand Forks, Mandan, Minot and...
December 29, 2015 - 6:02pm
September 25, 2015
Job Service ND offers employees buyouts to cope with $4.1M budget shortfall
BISMARCK – Job Service North Dakota is offering its employees voluntary buyouts and looking to cut other costs to cope with a $4.1 million budget shortfall for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1. The hit comes at a particularly bad time for the agency, which has seen a 40 percent...
September 25, 2015 - 7:02pm
Watford City camp houses county government workers
WATFORD CITY — While crew camps for oil field workers have become common in western North Dakota in recent years, Watford City is home to a unique camp — one for county government workers. County workers have moved their offices to five mobile homes at the fairgrounds on the...
November 25, 2013 - 10:41am
November 23, 2013
Mail for rural Williston stacks up after postal workers quit
WILLISTON — Mail carriers here will work today to catch up on a backlog of undelivered mail to rural Williston residents after four local U.S. Postal Service employees suddenly quit, a spokesman said Saturday. Williston carriers have been unable to complete full delivery of some...
November 23, 2013 - 7:06pm
October 24, 2013
Manufacturers face hiring, government woes
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Minnesota manufacturers say they are doing well, but face twin roadblocks of finding qualified workers and dealing with government-caused uncertainties. "As much as we have tremendous pride in Minnesota ... we cannot be complacent," said Scott Peterson, Schwan...
October 24, 2013 - 12:00am
October 18, 2013
NDSU faculty, staff push for discount for same-sex partners of employees
FARGO -- Faculty and staff groups at North Dakota State University have proposed extending tuition breaks for spouses and children of employees to also include same-sex partners. Pending approval from NDSU President Dean Bresciani, the expanded tuition benefit policy would add to...
October 18, 2013 - 12:00am
September 13, 2013
Dickinson second only to Bismarck in hosting international Summer Work Travel students
In order to fill in the gaps in workers brought on by challenges by the western North Dakota oil boom, some area businesses have been looking...
September 13, 2013 - 12:00am
February 10, 2013
Former employees blast Southeast Human Service Center
FARGO -- Southeast Human Service Center provides inadequate treatment for adults battling addictions and ineffective management, say two therapists who recently left. A psychiatrist and mental health therapist said they were among at least 10 employees who left in the past year or...
February 10, 2013 - 12:00am
October 6, 2012
Alaska company brings workers to Dickinson; Cruz Energy employees enjoy the people, have housing issues
North Dakota State University graduate John Carlson didn't know what to expect when he returned to the Peace Garden State over the summer after...
October 6, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
Dickinson city employees: We're not paid enough
Dickinson city employees are not satisfied with the payment they receive for the jobs they do, according to a city survey, and the local government may need to make financial changes on a "grand scale" to keep its workers, officials said. "It's been a real struggle, and in some departments...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Williston officials delay action on controversial RV ban
WILLISTON -- City commissioners here delayed a decision on a proposed RV ban after an overflow crowd overwhelmingly opposed it Tuesday. Commissioners decided to give people 30 days to submit comments on a proposal that would make it illegal to live in a camper that is not part of...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 20, 2009
Screwing up for fun and profit; employees rewarded for awful year
To achieve true prosperity and financial security for life, what you really need is the ability to screw up big time. I base this observation on the revelations coming out of Wall Street, and I am waiting for the call from one of the great investment houses because, given the opportunity,...
March 20, 2009 - 12:00am
March 11, 2009
ID at your fingertips
Most people know their fingerprints will be taken should they ever be arrested for committing a crime, but some may be surprised to learn many...
March 11, 2009 - 11:27pm
March 6, 2008
Some WSI employees say they're not scared to speak
BISMARCK -- Three employees of Workforce Safety and Insurance told legislators Wednesday they don't fear speaking up about the agency but are tired of WSI receiving negative attention. "At no time have I ever felt intimidated for voicing my opinion," Harvey Hanel, pharmacy department...
March 6, 2008 - 12:00am