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Congress passes funding bill averting government shutdown
TR Symposium highlights Roosevelt’s revolutionary campaigning techniques
Fargo concert promoter pleads guilty to sexual assault
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Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Jung, Yoder pacing DHS boys cross country
Blue Hawks put No. 15 on the backburner
Cal Poly coach calls UND's backfield best combo in the league
Redbirds making the adjustment at quarterback after losing Roberson
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
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Medora gears up for visitors
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Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
February 23, 2016
Federal Reserve balks at Moody’s declaration of ND in recesssion
BISMARCK -- Moody’s Analytics has declared North Dakota in recession, but Minneapolis Federal Reserve officials aren’t taking predictions that far. “I think our forecast for North Dakota is for moderate growth over the coming year, but I don’t think the outlook right now is...
February 23, 2016 - 6:15pm
January 26, 2016
North Dakota unemployment rate steady, but claims rise
BISMARCK -- North Dakota's unemployment rate remained the lowest in the nation in December, but its labor force shrank slightly over the past year. The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in December was 2.7 percent, compared with 2.8 percent in December 2014. The nation...
January 26, 2016 - 12:43pm
January 4, 2016
Sanford launches sonography program to meet demands of new Fargo hospital
FARGO, N.D. – Sanford Health is launching a sonography program in February to meet the growing demand for ultrasound specialists. The first...
January 4, 2016 - 11:53am
December 2, 2015
ADP: U.S. private sector adds 217,000 jobs in November
NEW YORK -- U.S. private employers added 217,000 jobs in November, above expectations and the most since June, signaling job growth is likely strong enough to support the first Federal Reserve interest rate hike in nearly a decade when policymakers meet later this month, a report...
News/Nation and World
December 2, 2015 - 11:59am
October 27, 2015
Letter: Impact North Dakota jobs had on nation is no joke
Anyone who caught the HBO skit on North Dakota could have found humor in the simplistic, slapstick one-liners, but the overall messaging is not funny. I guess I avoided watching it for a couple weeks because as a North Dakota native, I’ve nearly heard it all when it comes to our...
October 27, 2015 - 5:21pm
September 4, 2015
U.S. job growth slows, unemployment rate falls to 5.1 percent
WASHINGTON -- U.S. payrolls rose less than expected in August, but a drop in the unemployment rate to a near 7-1/2-year low of 5.1 percent and an acceleration in wages kept alive prospects of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike later this month. Nonfarm payrolls increased 173,000...
News/Nation and World
September 4, 2015 - 10:30am
July 15, 2015
Students see how technology opens new ag careers
BISMARCK — Morgan Krizan slowly maneuvered through an empty parking lot at Bismarck State College, tapping several buttons on a GPS monitor...
July 15, 2015 - 11:02pm
June 12, 2015
The summer job: Dickinson is open for teens searching for seasonal work
Lindsey Woolery, a 17-year-old incoming senior at South Heart School, started cashiering at Family Fare nearly two years ago and has been there...
June 12, 2015 - 10:57pm
May 25, 2015
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
Expendable industry: Oilfield service companies, workers deal with layoffs in wake of low oil prices
A few weeks ago, a man walked into Command Center, a temporary labor and staffing service in downtown Dickinson, and said he needed a job after...
May 18, 2015 - 3:02pm
April 20, 2015
DSU’s high graduate placement earns No. 2 ranking on website
A college resource website recently named Dickinson State as the second-best school in the nation in terms of job placement. DSU has maintained...
April 20, 2015 - 12:09pm
April 18, 2015
Portion of US workforce holding multiple jobs declines
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Depending on the time or day, Said Mohamed can be seen either working in the kitchen of Sanders 1907, baking bread at Amazing Grains or slinging coffee at Urban Stampede. Mohamed, a 21-year-old Grand Forks resident who was born in Ethiopia, estimates he works...
News/Nation and World
April 18, 2015 - 1:00am
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 28, 2015
Move over, North Dakota: Nebraska's unemployment rate lowest in the country
North Dakota can no longer say it has the lowest unemployment rate in the country. Nebraska overthrew the longstanding champion of employment...
March 28, 2015 - 4:55pm
March 12, 2015
North Dakota’s job landscape shifting away from oil
WILLISTON — Halliburton Co., Schlumberger NV and other large energy companies were conspicuously absent from a major North Dakota job fair this week, a telling sign as employers in the No. 2 U.S. oil-producing state grapple with sliding crude prices. Instead of roustabouts, the...
March 12, 2015 - 10:51pm