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Brenner selected as next Grand Forks superintendent
Abentroth seeks ND's sole U.S. House seat
Beach auditor seeks community, economy growth
'Celebrate winter': One president spends President's Day out on the lake
Johnson named MDU Resources vice chair
crime and courts
nation and world
5 things in food and agriculture we can agree on
Research shows consumers trust farmers
6 ways FFA prepares students for job interviews, future careers
What FFA meant to him: Young farmer sees big benefits
How healthy are the food options in your rural community?
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
'The Badlands Girl,' a western film produced in North Dakota
She didn't expect her video of a screaming Delta passenger would go viral - now she feels bad
Looking at life through the lens of war: DSU to present "Time Stands Still'
'Tintypes' a musical melting pot
ABATE plans biker ball
ND veterinarian to mark 18th year caring for sled dogs at the Iditarod
Tickets for UND-Minnesota matchup in Vegas top $2,000
Wild rookie Joel Eriksson Ek finally gets the monkey off his back
Wolves center Patton patiently waiting, improving with Iowa club
Vikings hire familiar face in Todd Downing as senior offensive assistant
Commentary: Why Facebook is afraid of Mueller
Commentary: Trump is ignoring the worst attack on America since 9/11
Commentary: The argument for gun control is myopic and shallow
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Cramer's blind devotion to Trump has clouded his perspective
Dallas M. Miller
Donald & Angela
Synthetic ice, twice as nice!: Belfield’s skating rink enriches community
Guild Mortgage serves local community
A good year, a good meal: Burly’s Roughrider serves steaks and smiles
South Heart school addition finishes up
South Heart elementary principal is committed to her students
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
30 under 30
November 6, 2017
Analysis: There's no reason unemployment can't go under 4 percent
The Federal Reserve has ones of the best problems it could right now: Inflation isn't supposed to be this low when unemployment is this low as well. It's pretty simple. When almost everyone who wants a job has one, companies have to compete over workers by offering them higher pay....
November 6, 2017 - 11:59am
May 26, 2017
Recession or recovery? Economists say ND may be at turning point
GRAND FORKS — It's still an applicant's market when it comes to jobs in North Dakota. Despite continued challenges to the state's leading...
May 26, 2017 - 11:28pm
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...
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...
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...
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