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The White House plan to sell oil reserves could lessen U.S. debt. It could also lower prices.
Trump's deep budget cuts could cause a backlash in rural America
'Top Gun 2' is happening, Tom Cruise confirms
Mom upset after bus makes unannounced stop at Dairy Queen on last day of school
Despite past disagreements, Pope Francis and Trump exchange gestures of peace
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
What happens when you're laid off while pregnant?
What happens when a spouse dies in the middle of a divorce?
DHS speech team places second at state
Swift: North Dakota proves to be just one sprawling small town
Dickinson High names graduation speakers
'The perfect moment': Dickinson High’s Herauf looks to repeat as Class A pole vault champion
Ottawa holds off elimination, sends series to Game 7
Stanton looks to cap impressive first season
Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics
Unbeaten Lynx hold off Sun for 80-78 win
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
McFeely: Carson Wentz 'rejuvenated' as year two begins, Eagles head coach says
Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp rips #TheResistance, calls it a 'waste of my time'
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Doreen L. Altenburg
Carl J. Heinert, Jr.
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
February 23, 2017
U.S. labor, housing markets data underscore economy's stamina
WASHINGTON—The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but the four-week average of such claims, considered...
February 23, 2017 - 10:54am
February 16, 2017
US housing starts drop; permits rise to one-year high
WASHINGTON—U.S. homebuilding fell in January as the construction of multi-family housing projects dropped, but upward revisions to the...
February 16, 2017 - 10:19am
January 26, 2017
Unemployment rates rise in F-M, North Dakota, Minnesota
FARGO—Unemployment rates are on the rise in the Fargo-Moorhead area, and for North Dakota and Minnesota overall. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...
January 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
U.S. new home sales fall; weekly jobless claims rise
WASHINGTON -- New U.S. single-family home sales fell to a 10-month low in December after three straight months of solid gains, but the housing...
January 26, 2017 - 12:14pm
December 1, 2016
U.S. jobless claims hit five-month high, but layoffs low
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, hitting the highest level in five months, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a healthy labor market. The jobs market strength was underscored by other data...
News/Nation and World
December 1, 2016 - 12:19pm
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