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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
Better with a bypass: Killdeer opens new Highway 22 truck bypass west of city
Fargo man gets 10 years for biting woman’s face during sexual assault
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nation and world
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
good bad and ugly
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
December 7, 2013
Out-of-state resumes drop, but growth expected to continue
The number of out-of-state job seekers posting resumes to the North Dakota Job Service database has dropped by about two-thirds from its peak in January 2012, but this in no way indicates that growth in North Dakota is slowing. While North Dakota still has the nation’s lowest unemployment...
December 7, 2013 - 10:19pm
October 24, 2013
Manufacturers face hiring, government woes
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Minnesota manufacturers say they are doing well, but face twin roadblocks of finding qualified workers and dealing with government-caused uncertainties. "As much as we have tremendous pride in Minnesota ... we cannot be complacent," said Scott Peterson, Schwan...
October 24, 2013 - 12:00am
October 23, 2013
North Dakota: Young and getting younger
FARGO -- Fresh out of college, Rebecca Marohn and Jessica Herd moved from their college towns to North Dakota this summer with new jobs at Microsoft...
October 23, 2013 - 12:00am
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
April 10, 2013
ND up 100K jobs since 2000
GRAND FORKS -- Jobs in North Dakota have grown by almost a third since 2000, increasing by 100,000 during that period and by 33,000 in 2012 alone, the Department of Commerce announced last week. "We have added over 70,000 new jobs in the past five years and as we continue to focus...
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
March 16, 2013
Southwest ND: More jobs than people
Area officials like to joke that there are more jobs than people in southwest North Dakota, but there's a possibility that their joke is a fact. In February there were 1,684 job openings in Region VIII, which is comprised of Adams, Billings, Bowman, Dunn, Golden Valley, Hettinger,...
March 16, 2013 - 12:00am
February 19, 2013
A new way of staffing: PMI branches out from Florida to North Dakota
In a city and state with more jobs than people, Payroll Management Inc. is looking to correct that. The Florida-based staffing company first came to North Dakota to help with cleanup after the Souris River flooded Minot, said Jessica Hoyal, mid west regional manager. "We've done...
February 19, 2013 - 12:00am
January 27, 2013
Handy Women: 'I'd rather do it myself'
GRAND FORKS -- Necessity is the mother of invention, they say, and it's also why so many women are learning to fix their own plumbing, build...
January 27, 2013 - 12:00am
November 25, 2012
Has the Bakken boom had a spillover effect throughout the state?
FARGO -- Employment in the heart of North Dakota's Oil Patch has soared by about 50 percent over the past three years. Workers have been streaming to the oil fields and associated job sites, lured by an average annual wage of $89,730, more than double the state average of $41,778. For...
November 25, 2012 - 12:00am
November 10, 2012
Coal company announces layoffs: CEO says job losses are response to Obama win
NEW YORK -- A coal company headed by a prominent Mitt Romney donor has laid off more than 160 workers in response to President Barack Obama's election victory. Murray Energy said Friday that it had been "forced" to make the layoffs in response to the bleak prospects for the coal...
November 10, 2012 - 12:00am
September 29, 2012
Candidates split on wind power tax credit
GRAND FORKS -- The Democratic candidate for North Dakota's seat in the U.S.
September 29, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Belfield rezone approved for teacher housing
BELFIELD -- Belfield's Planning and Zoning Board approved a request by the city school district to rezone a portion of city-owned land from commercial to residential for the purpose of placing mobile homes to be used for teacher housing. Superintendent Darrel Remington approached...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 12, 2012
Proposed oil waste landfill near Dodge is shelved
DODGE (AP) -- A Bismarck company withdrew its permit application to build an oil field waste landfill near Dodge after residents complained about the possible negative impact on the community. Waste Solutions LLP withdrew its application to Dunn County's Planning and Zoning Board...
July 12, 2012 - 12:00am
June 16, 2012
North Dakota unemployment rate drops below 3 percent
BISMARCK -- North Dakota's not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 2.7 percent in May, but even that isn't a record low for the state. The lowest May rate in at least 25 years occurred in 2001 when it was 2.3 percent, said Michael Ziesch, manager of Job Service North...
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
April 1, 2012
FOTB: Brothers move to Oil Patch to pay off student loans
WILLISTON -- After four nights of sleeping in a pickup in the Williston Walmart parking lot in January, Levi Steff was ready to go home. But...
April 1, 2012 - 12:00am