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Helping harvest: Local farmers help after death of farmer Terry Laufer
Biden tops Clinton list for secretary of state, reports say
FBI to review more emails related to Clinton's private email use
State Avenue bridge project very close to completion
Clash near Cannon Ball subsides as protesters, law enforcement report Thursday's toll
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
Martin R. Harnisch
James "Jim" Danks
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
December 8, 2015
MDU Resources lays off workers
BISMARCK -- With the sale of its oil company, MDU Resources is cutting costs, including employee layoffs. MDU announced the sale of its Fidelity Exploration and Production properties in November. The oil company made up one-third of the corporation's earnings, according to MDU spokesman...
December 8, 2015 - 7:37pm
November 17, 2015
Stutsman County State’s Attorney accused of creating a hostile work environment
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- Stutsman County State’s Attorney Fritz Fremgen will work with a leadership coach from the Village Business Institute in Fargo to correct his management style after an external investigation determined he had created a hostile work environment for his staff. The...
November 17, 2015 - 11:40pm
October 27, 2015
Two SD company owners who hired illegal immigrants must pay $1.2 million
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The owners of two companies in Rapid City and Hermosa have been ordered to pay more than $1.2 million for employing undocumented immigrants under a U.S. Forest Service contract. U.S. Attorney Randy Seiler announced Tuesday that a civil judgement of $759,999...
News/Nation and World
October 27, 2015 - 11:01pm
September 5, 2015
Hotel workers still waiting for back wages, damages after settlement with Fargo businessman
BISMARCK –- As he headed out the door for a job interview Thursday afternoon, Ralph Reynolds was still waiting for payment-in-full for the work he did at a Fargo hotel more than two years ago. He may not have to wait much longer. A U.S. Department of Labor spokesman said letters...
September 5, 2015 - 10:07pm
Oil crews endure even when wind chill drops to minus-40
BISMARCK — With the wind chill falling to almost minus 40, Steve Hendershot's mind was elsewhere Thursday as he and his crew of roustabouts worked an oil rig in North Dakota's booming oil patch. On palm trees and beaches, in fact. "Sometimes you just got to close your eyes and...
December 5, 2013 - 3:51pm
November 22, 2013
Oil crew camps becoming an issue in western SD
BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. — Large camps built to house oil field workers have become a common site in western North Dakota, and now they're starting to materialize in western South Dakota. Two applications for crew camps are being processed in Harding County, one has been submitted in...
November 22, 2013 - 9:27pm
June 20, 2013
ND, Minn., workers rank high in education
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakotans and Minnesotans are among the states with the highest educational attainment in the country, according to a report by a private foundation focused on education. With 44.7 percent of the working-age population holding at least a two-year college degree,...
June 20, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
ND workers return home after Oklahoma tornado
WILLISTON -- Pilot Liz Lillard was in Williston on Monday as she watched a live feed of a massive tornado pass over her children's day care in Moore, Okla. "It's the worst feeling in the world to watch a tornado go over your two kids and there's nothing you can do about it," Lillard...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
April 28, 2013
Digi-Key to drive new workers to work
GRAND FORKS -- "Leave the driving to us" was a longtime slogan of the Greyhound Lines bus company. Recently, Digi-Key has adopted a version of that slogan as a pitch to attract employees. The electronic components distributor based in Thief River Falls, Minn., has about 2,400 wo...
April 28, 2013 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Dickinson's West River Community Center sees membership spike
Dickinson's West River Community Center is seeing more activity, facility operators said Tuesday, adding that they issued nearly 1,500 memberships...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 21, 2012
Wild West has a milder side
WILLISTON -- You've heard about the trucker bombs and the bar fights. You've heard about the new sex offenders who have moved to the state and the increase in police calls associated with oil development. But have you heard about the guy in a pickup who eagerly offered to pay for...
April 21, 2012 - 12:00am
April 12, 2012
Oil boom increasing work for parole officers
BISMARCK (AP) -- Parole and probation officers are increasingly overwhelmed with workloads as North Dakota's population rises and more ex-convicts flock to the state in search of a good economy, a job and a fresh start. State records show that North Dakota currently has about 17,000...
April 12, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
A man camp fit for a king: Public, commissioners tour Dunn County Lodge
DUNN COUNTY - Public patrons flooded the halls of a man camp near Dickinson for the first time Thursday to get a first-hand look at the fanciful...
March 9, 2012 - 12:00am
August 25, 2011
Peterson: Crystal workers may be offering changes
GRAND FORKS - American Crystal Sugar Co. and its labor union have agreed to come to the table today at the request of a federal mediator, three weeks into the company's lock-out, in the wake of a union vote to reject the company's contract proposal. Mark Froemke, a member of the...
August 25, 2011 - 12:00am
March 23, 2011
Proposed law allows guns in cars at work
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota workers should be able to keep guns locked in their cars and trucks while at work, even if the employer doesn't allow firearms on company property, advocates said Tuesday. The North Dakota Senate's Industry, Business and Labor Committee reviewed a bill...
March 23, 2011 - 12:00am