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Western leaders support oil tax formula bill, but say it won’t meet all needs
Man who ran brothels reaches plea deal
Dickinson Charities shuts down bingo after 33 years, citing declining interest
Bismarck man admits assaulting police officer
Senate approves voter registration study
Marred by recent spill, pipeline company outlines next project
Company seeks flaring exemptions: XTO Energy wants 140 wells excused from rule
Schlumberger: Prudence the new normal for U.S. oil
Manufacturers trying to find their niche in oil industry
Hi-tech and Big Data offer hope to battered U.S. oil industry
Jolie’s message resonates with all women
Other Views: State needs a chancellor, not a manager
Shaw: Marijuana study rejection stunning
Letter: ND’s pipeline integrity a good idea
Our View: Meth a real problem in western North Dakota
April is knocking: Gather those tax form if you have not filed
Patrick Hope: Jurassic snark
Bad bets: Compulsive gambling can snare people, devastate lives
How to avoid seasonal pressure to gamble
#TBT: Early signs of the boom
Dorothy P. Ficek
Gerald "Jerry" Schmidt
Gerald "Jerry" Schmidt
Dorothy P. Ficek
Saints down Blue Hawks
Twins’ Boyer turns basement sessions with ex-pitcher Byrd into a spot on roster
Blue Hawks take two wins over Hastings, Dakota Wesleyan
Blue Hawks track gets 3 national qualifiers
Continuing a family tradition: Woroniecki family of rural Hebron has been raising cattle, caring for the land for more than a century
Tiny Taylor experiences growth
Growing steadily: Richardton undergoing big changes as oil’s sprawl drives development, growth
Envisioning the future: Hettinger Extension Center scientists try to determine what’s important to producers
Elevator evolution: Technology changing how elevators like Southwest Grain operate
March 9, 2009
Ford workers agree to wage freezes, benefit cuts
DETROIT (AP) -- Unionized workers at Ford Motor Co.
March 9, 2009 - 2:30pm
February 25, 2009
Former workers' comp director sentenced
BISMARCK - Former workers' compensation director Charles "Sandy" Blunt was given a deferred sentenced this afternoon for misusing funds at the agency. The judge ordered him to a two-year sentence with deferred imposition, meaning Blunt won't spend time in prison if he meets terms...
February 25, 2009 - 1:03pm
February 11, 2009
Legislature moving ahead with state employee pay package
BISMARCK -- An otherwise unremarkable state agency funding bill passed the Senate Tuesday afternoon that included a section having huge consequences for state government workers. The unanimous passage of Senate Bill 2022, funding the state Seed Department, was hugely symbolic because...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
Furlough Fridays begin for Calif. state workers
More than 200,000 state government employees were expected to stay home without pay Friday as California began its first-ever furlough, a move...
February 6, 2009 - 8:17am
January 25, 2009
Census workers hard to find in Western N.D.
Census workers are becoming harder to find, one United States Census Bureau official said. The U.S. Census Bureau requires North Dakota to have approximately 3,600 people in its applicant pool by the first week in April in order to have enough workers to help complete the 2010 census....
January 25, 2009 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Workers comp managers say privatization is beneficial
BISMARCK -- West Virginia and Nevada officials told North Dakota legislators Thursday how they moved workers' compensation coverage from state-run monopolies to private companies competing in the marketplace. In both states, the transition was prompted by financial crises. And in...
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 30, 2008
N.D. Supreme court reinstates WSI chief's criminal charges.
BISMARCK--The state Supreme Court today reinstated felony criminal charges against former workers' compensation chief Charles "Sandy" Blunt. The court reversed a Bismarck district judge who dismissed the case following a preliminary hearing last August. Blunt had been charged with...
June 30, 2008 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
State has trouble competing for workers
BISMARCK -- The state's robust economy and resulting rise in wages is showing in some state agencies inability to find or keep employees, state Budget Director Pam Sharp told legislators Wednesday. Sharp said the state's ability to find employees and continually rising fuel costs...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am
March 13, 2008
Five workers are axed at Workforce Safety and Insurance
BISMARCK -- Five workers were axed at North Dakota's workers' compensation agency Wednesday,--three who had sought whistle-blower protection and two others carrying baggage from the height of the Sandy Blunt era.
March 13, 2008 - 12:00am