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Ex-president George H.W. Bush had good night's rest, remains in ICU
North Dakota governor, first lady to attend Trump inauguration and festivities
ND man looks for investors in potential marijuana dispensary after finding startup costs higher than expected
Marsy’s Law bill passes North Dakota House
Obama commutes prison sentences for 330 before leaving office
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'
Adrian Peterson runs down his options: Texans, Giants, Bucs
Weber State-UND game could be the best of the season at The Betty
Grand Forks Central grad Casey Johnson emerging on UND's blue line
Team goals clear for Blue Hawk track and field
Pudge highlights three elected to baseball Hall of Fame
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
Susie A. Fettig
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
March 11, 2015
Strong turnout at Williston job fair
WILLISTON, N.D. – Employers at a two-day job fair in Williston are finding there is an upside to low oil prices. Pete Lewis, who was recruiting...
March 11, 2015 - 9:08pm
March 6, 2015
Oil and gas sector tarnishes strong U.S. jobs report
NEW YORK -- The U.S. oil and gas sector bled away more jobs last month as sustained low oil prices forced energy producers to reduce spending, suggesting that further pain may be ahead for the struggling industry. A roughly 50 percent drop in oil prices since June has pummeled...
March 6, 2015 - 4:43pm
February 10, 2015
Halliburton to cut thousands of jobs as oil slumps
NEW YORK -- U.S. oil services company Halliburton said on Tuesday it expects to cut potentially more than 6,000 jobs across the globe because...
February 10, 2015 - 3:51pm
February 7, 2015
Parent-child bond strong among millennials when they’re looking for jobs
FARGO — It appears to be a generational thing among millennials in the workplace. When Jill Wilkey goes to national conferences about college...
February 7, 2015 - 8:27pm
February 4, 2015
Many oil firms plan no layoffs in ND despite cheap oil prices
WILLISTON — Halliburton, Statoil ASA, Hess Corp. and other North Dakota energy companies have decided, for now, not to lay off staff in the country’s No. 2 oil producer, hoping to be prepared for any prolonged rebound in crude prices. Many oil producers and their contractors...
February 4, 2015 - 10:49pm
January 27, 2015
Other Views: Don’t disparage pipeline construction jobs
With pipeline projects come jobs. It’s just plain logic that many people — maybe thousands of people — will be needed to build them. Yet we constantly hear that pipelines won’t be as economically lucrative as some believe, because many of the associated jobs will be “temporary.” We...
January 27, 2015 - 11:57pm
North Dakota loses 800 jobs in December: Employment grew 5.4 percent over the year
GRAND FORKS - North Dakota lost 800 jobs in December, according to preliminary numbers released Tuesday by the North Dakota Job Service. But statewide employment grew by 24,500 since December 2013, a 5.4 percent increase. Construction, a seasonal industry, lost 800 positions...
January 27, 2015 - 4:39pm
December 23, 2014
ND fastest growing state in the country
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s population is at an all-time high, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The agency reported Tuesday that the state has gained approximately 16,000 residents in one year, bringing its count to 739,482. The count makes North Dakota the fastest-growing...
December 23, 2014 - 7:01pm
December 20, 2014
More competing for jobs in the Oil Patch
WILLISTON — People seeking work in North Dakota oil country are finding a different climate from two years ago. At North Dakota Job Service...
December 20, 2014 - 5:54pm
December 19, 2014
Obama dismisses Keystone XL benefits: Republicans say president is wrong
The political spat over the Keystone XL Pipeline continues. In a press conference Friday in Washington, President Barack Obama commented on...
December 19, 2014 - 9:31pm
October 6, 2014
2015 budget will add to city's 'human infrastructure'
More than a dozen new city employees are included in Dickinson's 2015 budget. But even that might not be enough to serve the expanding population, which officials say could be edging toward 50,000. The full budget, formally approved Monday night by the City Commission, comes...
October 6, 2014 - 10:02pm
October 4, 2014
A job finding a home: More families reuniting with breadwinners in Patch
Job postings around the Oil Patch list the usual: pay, location and duties. But an attractive offer amid a housing crunch can be that of a place...
October 4, 2014 - 10:55pm
September 27, 2014
Road to 1 million: After decades of population decline, officials wonder what oil boom will bring
FARGO — Not long ago, Doug Burgum, one of North Dakota’s leading businessmen, showed an audience of tech entrepreneurs a glimpse of the future:...
September 27, 2014 - 9:46pm
September 19, 2014
ND state agencies giving bigger hiring bonuses
BISMARCK — State agencies are offering bigger hiring bonuses and relying heavily on retention bonuses to stay competitive in North Dakota’s...
September 19, 2014 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
North Dakota touts jobs, but finding right fit poses challenge
FARGO —State officials are beckoning outsiders to “Find the Good Life” in North Dakota, touting 20,000-plus job openings for six straight months. But what are those jobs? Where are those jobs? And how much do they pay? Those are questions some local, educated job seekers may...
August 8, 2014 - 11:48pm