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Press Pass: Clinton accepts Democratic nomination, Benefit ride planned for Dickinson woman injured in motorcycle accident, Police Blotter
Public Input Meeting to be held Tuesday to discuss proposed improvements to N.D. Highway 8 near Richardton
Construction begins Monday on Highway 22 north of Dickinson
North Dakota's oldest person in assisted living celebrates 105th birthday
West Acres adds Maris museum guard in wake of heist
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Twins trade Nunez to Giants
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Wahpeton, Valley City and West Fargo all pick up wins
Volunteers bow out of Class A legion tourney with loss to hard-hitting Devils Lake
Roughriders rebound against Grand Forks, keep season alive in Legion AA tournament
Big 7th pushes Twins past Orioles
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
Letter: Political parties doing anything to gain control
good bad and ugly
Johnny D. Witt
James "Jim" Reetz, Sr.
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Con (Buz) Short
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
August 2, 2014
Fargo area lacks 2-year degrees: Business people stress more collaboration with schools, businesses
FARGO — With a booming economy and low unemployment, the Fargo area needs more workers with associate degrees and certificates, particularly...
August 2, 2014 - 8:06pm
July 30, 2014
Stark County has second-most oil jobs
Stark County isn’t in the highest ranks of oil-producing counties, but it is for oil-related jobs. Likely because of companies based in Dickinson, Stark County surpassed three of the top four top oil-producing counties, McKenzie, Dunn and Mountrail, in raw number of oil and gas...
July 30, 2014 - 11:46pm
1 in 7 private sector jobs tied to oil, gas: Industry accounts for 28.5 percent of wages; data could affect formula for sharing oil tax revenue on local level
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s thriving oil and gas industry accounts for nearly one in seven private-sector jobs covered by unemployment insurance,...
July 30, 2014 - 11:41pm
June 23, 2014
Giesen appointed to lead Job Service North Dakota
BISMARCK - Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced Monday he has appointed Cheri Giesen to be executive director of Job Service North Dakota. Giesen, who will begin her position in early July, will lead the state’s workforce agency that has about 250 employees and a two-year budget of...
June 23, 2014 - 12:10pm
June 20, 2014
North Dakota rate for unemployment takes slight dip to 2.4 percent
The unemployment rate in North Dakota continued its downward trend in May, taking a slight dip from April, according to a monthly jobs report...
June 20, 2014 - 11:53pm
May 31, 2014
Other Views: North Dakota jobs are amazing
North Dakotans have gotten used to monthly employment statistics that rank the state first in job creation in the nation, and for having the lowest unemployment rate among the states. It’s a remarkable achievement, driven not only by obvious job growth in the Oil Patch but also...
May 31, 2014 - 9:49pm
May 27, 2014
Jobs up in North Dakota: 22,000 added in April; about 5 percent growth from last year
Maybe New Yorkers should heed President Obama’s advice to move to North Dakota after all. The Peace Garden State saw a 5.1 percent growth...
May 27, 2014 - 11:13pm
May 6, 2014
Trade unions launch regional recruiting drive
FARGO — The region’s labor shortage has prompted seven trade unions to band together to sponsor worker recruitment fairs around North Dakota. Dakota...
May 6, 2014 - 11:29pm
May 4, 2014
Coming up empty: Long-running unemployment poses mounting hiring challenges
FARGO — A software engineer with about five years’ experience, Blaine Booher is seemingly the answer to North Dakota’s workforce woes....
May 4, 2014 - 12:41am
April 26, 2014
Workforce recruitment campaign aims to fill jobs, show off North Dakota
North Dakotans could afford to show off a little bit more. At least that’s what those organizing an ad campaign to lure workers to the state say. “We’ve got to tell a better story,” said Wally Goulet, chairman of the North Dakota Economic Development Foundation. “I don’t...
April 26, 2014 - 11:23pm
April 17, 2014
Supply and demand: In a booming economy, businesses compete for potential employees
“Help wanted” signs have become almost as ubiquitous as pickup trucks and oil rigs in booming Dickinson, with everyone from Menards to McDonald’s...
April 17, 2014 - 9:55pm
Recruitment campaign aims to fill ND job openings: Foundation hopes to raise $2.5M in 2 years
BISMARCK — Officials announced a campaign here Monday to recruit new workers to keep North Dakota’s economy humming, saying it will be different from past efforts to bring workers to the state. The campaign, titled “Find the Good Life in North Dakota,” is a public-private...
March 17, 2014 - 10:05am
March 7, 2014
EPA Chief: Energy rules won’t hobble business
HOUSTON — Carbon regulations can be crafted to help offset climate change without “shutting down business in its tracks,” Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said at a major energy conference on Thursday. “We don’t have to choose between a healthy...
March 7, 2014 - 12:06am
January 28, 2014
MBI Energy Services combs Fargo area to fill high-paying trucking jobs
FARGO – If you’re the sort who can wrap a truck tire with 70 pounds of chain, by yourself, at night, in a snowstorm, then MBI Energy Services...
January 28, 2014 - 6:02pm
December 27, 2013
Nodland: Remembering Gene Fisher
Tuesday, Dec. 17, Dickinson and Southwest North Dakota lost a successful businessman, Gene Fisher. Gene had a very positive effect on me. My first “real” job after graduating from college was with General Steel & Supply as its first employee and manager in 1972. I knew very...
December 27, 2013 - 3:13pm