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Trump walks back his plan to declassify Russia probe documents
Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser, lashes out at Democrats
Suge Knight helped create gangster rap. Now he's facing up to 28 years for a 2015 fatal hit-and-run.
Proposed Fargo ordinance would point to last place of drink in cases of DUI, assault
Kavanaugh accuser won't testify Monday but open to doing so later next week
crime and courts
nation and world
September rainstorm dampens early harvest plans in South Dakota
Nearly half of cellphone calls will be scams by 2019, report says
North Dakota stockmen take stand on 'lab-grown' meat labeling
Coca-Cola is eyeing the cannabis market
Statisticians protest proposed research agency move
place a business brief
North Dakota oil, gas production returns to record levels
Proposed N.D. Land Board rules could cause delays for energy, agriculture sectors
Aging coal plants get new life under Trump plan
MHA Nation continues legal fight over oil wells near Lake Sakakawea
After tax cut, rebate on electric bills for North Dakotans is undecided
Patients: Medical marijuana effectively treats pain, post-traumatic stress
ND insurance commissioner cautions about short-term insurance plans
Flu cases already being reported in North Dakota
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
'To everything there is a season,' First Congregational Church closing at New England
Limited edition bobblehead featuring Carson Wentz high-fiving Bison mascot 'Thundar' released
The Eagles played it safe with Carson Wentz. It's time to see if the move pays off.
Parise nets lone goal as Wild fall to Stars
Sealed with a kill: Stafford, Bulldogs defeat Richardton-Taylor
Browns break 19-game winless streak at their stadium
Commentary: Charley Johnson: Join me at Bakken 2.0 to learn about the future of North Dakota oil
Slow down to give and receive kindness
Commentary: If marijuana legalization has been so bad for other states, why have so many of them done it?
Commentary: What if Democratic electioneering is hurting our ability to get better trade deals?
Commentary: ND's Senate race far from over
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ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
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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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
May 10, 2012
DSU grads find employment
When Dickinson State University graduates exit campus this weekend, statistics show a majority will leave with the most coveted prize -- a job. "Right...
May 10, 2012 - 12:00am
April 22, 2012
FOTB: Kentucky father, son look for fresh start in Oil Patch
WILLISTON -- David Knuckles is proud of the time he spent training Iraqi police officers and helping that country rebuild, but it meant spending...
April 22, 2012 - 12:00am