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Fargo task force seeks reduction in plastic bag use
Judge prohibits ND from forfeiting Lake Sakakawea oil royalties to private ownership
John Lohman, believed last surviving member of Forum's 1957 Pulitzer-winning tornado coverage, dies at 82
Trial under way for ND man accused of stabbing ex-girlfriend to death
Oil company comes forward after discovering five unreported ND spills
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Shortage of truckers starting to cause prices to rise
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
Insuring against online attacks: Coupled with improved security, insurance can help companies manage cyber risk
USDA releases proposed biotech labeling rules
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Lighting change required for wind farms
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
State Class B speech results listed
Observing more than 160 years as educators
Sue Anderson leaves her footprints in the arts
Sue Anderson reflects on her teaching career
Andrew Rohwedder retires as technology educator
LeBron scores 44 as Cavs even series with Celtics
Berrios pitches eight strong innings in win over Tigers
Caps shut out Lightning to force Game 7
Gardenhire's return is good for Tigers and baseball
DHS tennis season ends in Play-In loss to Williston
McFeely: Recently branded obsolete by GOP, Jaeger back in the game
Commentary: The NDGOP cannot stand behind a convicted peeping Tom
Commentary: Voter ID issue deserves something better than Democratic rhetoric
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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December 21, 2017
ND wind energy company to cut hours for factory retooling, but no permanent layoffs
GRAND FORKS—LM Wind Power will send some of its Grand Forks employees home for the next few weeks, but officials with the wind blade manufacturer...
December 21, 2017 - 9:00pm
November 29, 2017
ESPN lays off approximately 150 behind-the-scenes employees
ESPN announced Wednesday that it is laying off approximately 150 employees, the network's third round of job cuts over the past two-plus years....
November 29, 2017 - 9:28am
April 27, 2017
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
LOS ANGELES - ESPN laid off 100 employees on Wednesday as part of a company-wide restructuring. The struggling cable sports network first announced...
April 27, 2017 - 5:02pm
January 22, 2016
Miners to lose Beulah coal jobs
BEULAH — A notice sent to Beulah city hall spells out the final working days for most of the miners and staff at Dakota Westmoreland coal mine south of town. The mine will lay off 95 employees — almost all of them miners — between early March and the end of April as it makes...
January 22, 2016 - 8:37pm
November 11, 2015
North Dakota's colleges pitch education to laid-off roustabouts
WILLISTON, N.D. -- North Dakota's public universities have launched a scholarship program to enroll laid-off oilfield workers in energy classes,...
November 11, 2015 - 10:18am
September 22, 2015
Halliburton admits Williston layoffs: Company won't divulge number, says many factors at play
WILLISTON, N.D. -- In April, Halliburton closed its Minot offices and transferred workers from there to Williston and Dickinson, although they declined at the time to say how many. Now, just a few months later, with drilling rig counts dropping and hundreds of wells waiting to...
September 22, 2015 - 12:42pm
July 10, 2015
North Dakota oil-loading hub lays off 10 percent of staff
TRENTON — One of the largest facilities in North Dakota that loads oil onto railcars laid off 10 percent of its staff this week as it pares operations in an environment of lower oil prices, a source familiar with the company's operations said. Savage Services Corp laid off 12...
July 10, 2015 - 9:49pm
November 4, 2014
CNH lays off 40 workers
FARGO – The Fargo area’s largest manufacturing plant announced a round of layoffs Tuesday. CNH Industrial, a maker of agricultural and construction equipment, announced layoffs of 40 full-time hourly employees at its Fargo manufacturing plant. The reduction in its manufacturing...
November 4, 2014 - 7:05pm
February 23, 2014
Dozens take layoffs at University of Minnesota: Duluth branch hopes to reduce budget by $9.4M
DULUTH, Minn. — Nearly 50 staff and 12 faculty members took part in voluntary layoff programs at the University of Minnesota Duluth as part of its budget reduction plan. Chancellor Lendley Black announced to faculty and staff in a letter Thursday that UMD hopes to reduce its budget...
February 23, 2014 - 12:09am
March 13, 2009
Along with drop in rigs comes lay-offs
Ron Reich, Mott, knew oil production was slowing down so he wasn't too surprised when BJ Services' Dickinson office laid him off in February. He has no hard feelings and doesn't blame the company for the move. "It's part of the business," Reich said. And though the company offered...
March 13, 2009 - 11:39pm
February 11, 2009
Forum cuts 21 full-time jobs due to economy
The Forum, faced with declining advertising revenues resulting from the slumping economy, announced Tuesday the elimination of 21 full-time positions. "Like all businesses, we are not immune to the effects of the economy we find ourselves in," said James Boberg, The Forum's general...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
About a dozen employees laid off from Steffes Corporation
In an effort to adjust to tough economic times, Steffes Corporation in Dickinson laid off about a dozen employees Monday, according to Joe Rothschiller, President of the company. Paul Steffes, CEO, said the employees were laid off due to "the slow down with Bobcat and the slowdown...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 7, 2009
Hospital reduces workforce
Though St. Joseph's Hospital announced that about six people were laid off Friday, patient care will not be affected, according to a press release. No clinical positions were lost, however, employees from accounting, marketing, nutritional services, admitting and the purchasing...
February 7, 2009 - 12:00am
January 11, 2009
Telltale signs you're losing your job
To buck up the morale of America's dispirited and dwindling work force, The Wall Street Journal reported on how to divine hints from management of impending layoffs. For example, when her boss suddenly stopped talking to her, "Ms. Finberg knew something was up. Three months later...
January 11, 2009 - 12:00am