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First Montessori school to open in Dickinson: Grasslands offers different style of education, at a cost
Finding your quiet workplace: As offices get more collaborative, workspaces fulfill need for privacy
UND has a Norwegian connection: Medical exchange students learn about health care in Grand Forks
College professor will begin switch to free online textbook
Fort Dilts: Guns, arrows and poison? Historians mark 150th anniversary of ND battle
Nation & World
FOTB: Flying for her dreams: Female ex-Marine feels right at home in male-dominated field
As rail jam persists, U.S. power plants rush to roads, rivers
Oil train regulation passes in California
Minnesota PUC advances Enbridge pipeline expansion
‘Stealth’ Bakken pipeline project faces fight in Iowa
Our View: Legislative tour a good idea, but needs expansion
Veeder: Seasons change, even if we don’t want them to
Omdahl: One Christian perspective on personhood measure
Brock: Do you remember bag phones and phone booths?
Baumgarten: Defensive driving lessons in Dickinson
Tigirlily to perform Thursday at Alive@5
Michelle Lee West
Kathryn "Kay" Dvirnak
Betty Jo Todd
Kathryn "Kay" Dvirnak
Michelle Lee Tashman-West
Grainger opens store without a building
Journeying the Narrow Path
Patrick Hope: A Link to the other game
Johnson: Back to school at DHS
Jackie Hope: Best time of the year
Rocky Mountain tops Blue Hawks: Bears capitalize on Dickinson State’s costly turnovers, win 5th straight meeting
Minnesota finalizes team roster
Skyhawks handle Raiders
Dickinson State goes winless in Mitchell
Midgets pick up wins at Bismarck tourney
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