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Ivanka Trump used personal email account to send emails about government business
The White House correspondents' dinner breaks decades-old tradition by not featuring a comedian
His 'heart and soul' still in North Dakota, former Secret Service Agent Clint Hill receives state's highest honor
CNN drops suit against White House after Jim Acosta's press pass is fully restored
Coyote takes small dog in northwest Sioux Falls
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Regional gas prices drop in time for Thanksgiving
Chipotle reconsiders firing of Minnesota manager after receiving ‘additional information’
Minn. farm donates 36,000 pounds of potatoes for Thanksgiving food program
Record Keepers celebrates 25 years
Businessman modeled his firm on Mayo Clinic, then gave $200 million for medical school
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North Dakota regulators weigh input on oil conditioning rules
Strategic Petroleum Reserve could be next Trump weapon on oil prices
Bakken reserves hold 30 to 40 billion barrels of recoverable oil, industry executive says
North Dakota oil, gas production returns to record levels
Proposed N.D. Land Board rules could cause delays for energy, agriculture sectors
How to manage your limited oven space on Thanksgiving
How to tactfully take over the family Thanksgiving meal without ruining a tradition-filled holiday
Amberg named Student Congress Coach of the Year
DHS Student Congress team places second at state
New Parkinson's support group launched in Dickinson
Rams slip past Chiefs in historic shootout
Twins to protect top prospects as draft approaches
Vikings’ Harris ranked No. 1 safety in NFL
Zimmer preaches basic football, not new tricks, for Vikings offense
Mike McFeely: Landmines lie ahead for Bison in road to Frisco
Port: Group of Republicans considered attempt to replace Democrats as minority party in the legislature
Commentary: I served under 8 commanders in chief. Trump doesn't grasp the role.
Rob Port: Audit: North Dakota’s use of open source textbooks has saved North Dakota students a lot of money
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
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New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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November 12, 2018
Fargo, Grand Forks among top 20 U.S. job markets
FARGO -- Fargo has the 10th-best job market while Grand Forks is tied for 19th best in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics....
November 12, 2018 - 5:13pm
October 5, 2018
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent, lowest since 1969
WASHINGTON - The unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September, its lowest level since 1969, the Labor Department reported Friday, Oct....
October 5, 2018 - 8:56am
September 1, 2018
College students say they want a degree for a job. Are they getting what they want?
College is increasingly seen by high school students as a means to an end: getting a job. Since the Great Recession, surveys of teenagers - and...
September 1, 2018 - 12:30pm
July 6, 2018
US economy added 213,000 jobs in June as unemployment rose to 4 percent
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy added 213,000 jobs in June, the Labor Department reported Friday, as the unemployment rate rose to four percent....
July 6, 2018 - 11:02am
November 25, 2017
Minnesota, North Dakota seeing lowest jobless rates in years
Minnesota and North Dakota are both reporting unemployment rates that are among the lowest seen in over a decade. Minnesota's unemployment rate dropped 0.4 percent in October to 3.3 percent, its lowest point in 17 years, according to seasonally adjusted figures released by state officials...
November 25, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 27, 2014
Jobs up in North Dakota: 22,000 added in April; about 5 percent growth from last year
Maybe New Yorkers should heed President Obama’s advice to move to North Dakota after all. The Peace Garden State saw a 5.1 percent growth...
May 27, 2014 - 11:13pm
August 17, 2013
Low unemployment isn't no unemployment
In North Dakota, the state with the lowest unemployment rates in the nation, a "help wanted" sign on just about every corner and a marketing...
August 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
Nokia lays off about 50 people at Fargo plant
FARGO -- About 50 of the 300 employees at the Nokia plant here will be laid off, a spokesman for the communications giant confirmed Thursday. The plant is the base for the advanced production unit of Nokia's Location and Commerce Division, branded as "Here." The division creates...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Senate bill bars future locked out workers from benefits
BISMARCK -- Senate lawmakers on Thursday sent a bill to the House that would bar future locked out workers from receiving unemployment benefits. After a rousing floor debate, the measure, under House Bill 1112, passed by a 32-14 vote. If passed by the House, state law will add...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
Amendment would lock out locked out workers from benefits
BISMARCK -- Locked out employees would not receive unemployment benefits under an amendment added Monday to a state Job Service bill. The amendment was offered to House Bill 1112 by a 5-2 vote in the Senate Industry, Business and Labor Committee. Committee Chairman Sen. Jerry...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
March 12, 2013
Jobless rate dips, almost in spite of Congress
The unemployment rate dropped in February to 7.7 percent from 7.9 percent the previous month, the lowest level in four years. Better yet, the U.S. economy added a robust 236,000 jobs, suggesting the economy can survive whatever Congress throws at it as lawmakers lurch from one budget...
March 12, 2013 - 12:00am
February 26, 2013
Court rules Crystal union workers can get unemployment benefits
BISMARCK - The North Dakota Supreme Court, in a 3-2 decision released this afternoon, has ruled that locked-out American Crystal Sugar union workers in North Dakota are eligible for unemployment benefits. Justice Carol Ronning Kapsner wrote for the majority in the decision, which...
February 26, 2013 - 4:49pm
January 30, 2013
Unemployment benefits for locked out workers considered
BISMARCK - After 31 years as a teacher, Sen.Phillip Murphy, D-Portland, said if he were locked out of his job "it would rock my world." Murphy's sentiments on Tuesday in front of the Senate Industry, Business and Labor Committee are strongly felt by the 420 North Dakota employees...
January 30, 2013 - 12:00am
June 16, 2012
North Dakota unemployment rate drops below 3 percent
BISMARCK -- North Dakota's not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 2.7 percent in May, but even that isn't a record low for the state. The lowest May rate in at least 25 years occurred in 2001 when it was 2.3 percent, said Michael Ziesch, manager of Job Service North...
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
May 19, 2012
Unemployment rate falls in two-thirds of US states: ND lowest in nation at 3 percent
WASHINGTON (AP)-- The unemployment rate fell in two-thirds of U.S. states last month, evidence that modest economic growth is boosting hiring...
May 19, 2012 - 12:00am