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More than 120 Dakota Access protesters arrested, sent to jails across North Dakota
Community comes together to stock Amen Food Pantry’s shelves before the holidays
Cramer happy in Congress: Cramer wouldn’t rule out role in Trump cabinet
Charges filed after film crew held at protest camp
Jury finds ND man guilty of murdering man by stabbing him in the heart
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
UND hopes to reach the top of the Big Sky this season
UND women's basketball team plans to push pace
DSU men's basketball downed by Minot State in home opener
Arrieta, Cubs even World Series with Game 2 win
Grizzlies slip by Timberwolves in season opener
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
James "Jim" Danks
Bernice M. Kuhn
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Martin R. Harnisch
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
May 5, 2016
U.S. jobless claims rise; planned layoffs surge
WASHINGTON -- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, posting the biggest gain in more than a year, but the underlying trend continued to point to a strengthening labor market. Another report on Thursday showed a 35 percent surge...
News/Nation and World
May 5, 2016 - 9:29am
March 7, 2016
After cutting staff and closing offices, Job Service gets additional money to hire temps
BISMARCK – Two months after cutting 60 jobs and closing seven offices to cover a $4.1 million budget shortfall, Job Service North Dakota has received extra federal dollars to hire temporary staff to help deal with unemployment insurance claims that continue to roll in at record...
March 7, 2016 - 7:48pm
March 2, 2016
Kemp: Unemployment rising in former oil boom states
LONDON -- The human cost of the oil slump is increasingly apparent in the number of claims for unemployment insurance being filed in states that...
March 2, 2016 - 10:35pm
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
October 20, 2015
North Dakota's unemployment rate dropped in September
BISMARCK -- North Dakota experienced a dip in its unemployment rate in September, down 0.3 percent statewide from August. Job Service North Dakota reported Tuesday that the 2.2 percent September rate is unchanged from 2014. The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate, which takes...
October 20, 2015 - 5:37pm
October 7, 2015
N.D. unemployment benefit claimants up 130 percent over September 2014
BISMARCK – Job Service North Dakota saw a whopping 130 percent increase in the number of people claiming unemployment benefits in September compared with the same month last year, underscoring the ripple effect that depressed crude oil prices have had on the state’s labor force....
October 7, 2015 - 5:08pm
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
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
May 7, 2015
Jobless claims hover near 15-year low, boost growth outlook
WASHINGTON - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits held near a 15-year low last week in a sign that the labor market was strengthening despite moderate economic growth. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted...
News/Nation and World
May 7, 2015 - 7:26pm
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
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
November 7, 2014
Federal funding fuels progress at Turtle Mountain
BELCOURT — The Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation has the highest unemployment rate in North Dakota, at about 69 percent, according to tribal officials. In contrast to the rest of the state, which is thriving with less than 3 percent unemployment, poverty is common at Turtle Mountain,...
November 7, 2014 - 11:55pm