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New Bowman airport opens for business
Jamestown man charged with gross sexual imposition
Minnesota governor miffed by F-M Diversion Authority
41 indicted for multi-state drug trafficking ring
Senators host event to inspire women in agriculture
crime and courts
nation and world
Minnesota tribe plans Sandpiper public hearing
Landowner participation looms over hearing on Dakota Access Pipeline
OPEC sees rivals boosting oil output despite weak prices
CDC: Driven by traffic crashes, US oil and gas deaths jump amid boom
Iowa looks at archaeological testing along pipeline route
Honoring America's veterans: Memorial Day a time to remember a Vietnam War hero
Patrick Hope: U Canton touch this
Jackie Hope: Spring cleaning: One project inevitably leads to another
Service to country during wartime: Jim Fisher recalls tour of duty in Vietnam
Dance studio to present recital
Dullum, West Fargo edge Bismarck Century
Midgets pile on runs early for quarterfinals win over Grand Forks Central
Loll, Pirates collect win in pitching duel
Twins slowing building up Santana
UND defenseman Schmaltz turning pro
Holten: A new North Dakota hero
Ness: Lifting ban on oil exports will lift state, nation
Letter: Applauding Heitkamp’s efforts to allow oil exports
Other Views: Bill aims to reduce sex trade
Jacobs: Veto messages show governor wields 2 tools
Andrew "Andy" Kostenko
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