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White House says Syria's Assad preparing another chemical attack, warns of 'heavy' penalty
Third West Fargo high school, middle school effort on back burner for now
Russia sanctions bill remains stalled in Congress
Saving lives in the air: Sanford AirMed in Dickinson helps save lives with the use of a plane
Grass fire burns 10 acres near Dickinson
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
Playing the music of a bygone era
Celebrating 20 years of Family Fun Day
Big & Rich to headline Roughrider concert
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Bull riding winner Whitt shines on final day of Roughrider Days rodeo
Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory
Grand Forks native Jackson Kunz commits to UND
Wild sign Olofsson to two-year contract
Second all-star trip would be 'a blessing' for Santana
Port: Heidi Heitkamp blasted in the New York Times for being 'uninterested in sexism and misogyny'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Jessie Veeder: To have my little sister along with me
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Reuben E. Pladsen
Virgil H. Heidecker
Raphael "Ralph" Brinster
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
Burgum proclaims statewide fire and drought emergency
October 19, 2013
Tapping a well of talent: Employers look to UND for growing workforce
GRAND FORKS -- Joel Brown was having somewhat of a tough time getting employers to look at his resume. Brown, a Watford City native, was one...
October 19, 2013 - 12:00am
October 13, 2013
Faces of the Boom: No slowing in demand for workers
WILLISTON -- With "now hiring" signs posted throughout the Bakken, even the agency charged with filling job openings struggles to keep a full...
October 13, 2013 - 12:00am
September 28, 2013
Investing in interns: State program funds internships, but it's unclear whether ND grads stay
GRAND FORKS -- The state of North Dakota has invested millions of dollars over the past few years trying to develop interns into the state's...
September 28, 2013 - 12:00am
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