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Press Pass: ND paleontologists have thousands of fossils for research and education, Safety a priority for Highway 85 expansion, Democrat Clinton makes history with U.S. presidential nomination
Dedication of Robin Hall marks continued growth of unmanned aircraft opportunities at UND
Democrat Clinton makes history with U.S. presidential nomination
Horse possibly shot to death near Bismarck
Human remains identified as missing Bismarck resident
crime and courts
nation and world
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approves Dakota Access river crossing permits
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
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
Ballard’s offensive surge coming at right time for Roughriders
Dickinson Volunteers ready to prove they belong as Legion A state tournament begins
Wentz: ‘Whenever my number is called, I’ll be ready’
Braves scratch out 2-0 win over Twins
Former Vikings WR Jennings retires after 10 seasons
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
Letter: Political parties doing anything to gain control
Letter: Local 563 at work on Dakota Access Pipeline
Monke: We need more visits like Giancarlo's
Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
good bad and ugly
Oakley Robert Lee
Anton "Tony" Kralicek
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