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Oilfield spill contaminates creek in southwestern N.D.
Trump plans to clear Keystone, Dakota Access pipelines
'La La Land' leads diverse Oscar nominations lineup
Police say drunk man pushed toddler home from Grand Forks Wal-Mart in shopping cart
Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director
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
September 14, 2013
Minot recovers from historic flood while accommodating swelling population
MINOT -- In June 2011, more than 11,000 residents were forced to evacuate Minot as the Mouse River rose to a historic level and threatened to destroy the city causing more than $100 million in damages to the city's infrastructure. At about the same time, the oil boom in the nearby...
September 14, 2013 - 12:00am
September 1, 2013
Pasta passion: Factory revival to capitalize on strong market
CANDO -- For Francine Anderson and some of her friends, the reopening of a pasta factory in Cando is a financial lifesaver. "It's a blessing,"...
September 1, 2013 - 12:00am
August 17, 2013
Low unemployment isn't no unemployment
In North Dakota, the state with the lowest unemployment rates in the nation, a "help wanted" sign on just about every corner and a marketing...
August 17, 2013 - 12:00am
August 10, 2013
ND struggles to fill some state jobs
BISMARCK -- With long hours, a high cost of living and few housing choices, the North Dakota Highway Patrol struggles to get applicants to accept job offers around the Oil Patch. And now the Highway Patrol has to fill 15 open slots made available by the state Legislature. Capt....
August 10, 2013 - 12:00am
July 31, 2013
Study shows North Dakota as easy place to move up
JAMESTOWN - When it comes to children growing up and turning their lives around financially, North Dakota is one of the best places to start, according to a recent study. A July 22 New York Times article highlighted a new income mobility study that includes the chances of children...
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Dunn County Commission approves drug screening, background checks for new employees
MANNING -- All new employees hired by Dunn County will be subject to criminal background checks and pre-employment drug screens, a new policy that will also affect current employees who transfer departments or move into management roles. The commission voted unanimously Wednesday...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 16, 2013
Age discrimination complaint under review at Dickinson State University
A Dickinson State University student who says he was discriminated against because of his age has filed an official complaint with the school. An...
May 16, 2013 - 12:00am
May 15, 2013
Cando pasta plant to restart next week
GRAND FORKS -- The former Noodles by Leonardo pasta plant in Cando will begin producing pasta next week, about six months after it closed its doors. Now owned by Cando Pasta LLC, a partnership with local businessmen Jim and Bruce Gibbens and two other investors, the plant should...
May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
May 9, 2013
EERC cuts 8 jobs due to funding slowdown
GRAND FORKS -- Because of a decline in research projects, the Energy & Environmental Research Center at the University of North Dakota has eliminated eight of its 270 jobs. The reason for the layoffs is a slowdown in funding from both the federal government and energy companies "for...
May 9, 2013 - 12:00am
April 28, 2013
Digi-Key to drive new workers to work
GRAND FORKS -- "Leave the driving to us" was a longtime slogan of the Greyhound Lines bus company. Recently, Digi-Key has adopted a version of that slogan as a pitch to attract employees. The electronic components distributor based in Thief River Falls, Minn., has about 2,400 wo...
April 28, 2013 - 12:00am
April 27, 2013
Job security for North Dakota's deployed National Guard members
GRAND FORKS -- Local National Guard members being deployed to protect the nation's capital can rest assured that they will be able to come back to their current jobs. More than 200 soldiers from the North Dakota National Guard's 1st Battalion 188th Air Defense Artillery Regiment...
April 27, 2013 - 12:00am
January 20, 2013
Oil Patch nursing homes struggling, closing
FARGO -- Nursing homes in western North Dakota are struggling to maintain staffing in the face of a bidding war for workers that is rippling from the booming Oil Patch. Two facilities -- one in Williston and another in Underwood -- are casualties of the high cost of labor and the...
January 20, 2013 - 12:00am
December 9, 2012
Faces of the Boom: Former North Carolina resident plans to make North Dakota his home
WILLISTON -- Before coming to North Dakota, Eric Bozeman lost his car, was about to be evicted from his apartment and had to search for pocket...
December 9, 2012 - 12:00am
November 28, 2012
'No place to camp': Where do Dickinson's homeless go when they're evicted from 'home'?
Like many others in recent months, Anthony Gonzales came to western North Dakota looking for work. With media outlets picking up on North Dakota's...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 24, 2012
Homeless numbers rising in Dickinson
Many Dickinson residents will probably spend at least part of their Thanksgiving weekend curled up in a blanket in their living room, perhaps watching a movie, reading a good book or just spending time with family. Most will also have a roof over their head, heat and food in the...
November 24, 2012 - 12:00am