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Trump puts new attorney general in an awkward position from the start
Days before deadline, presumptive probation repeal still in limbo in South Dakota legislature
Trump's emergency declaration to pay for border wall faces lengthy court battle
Trump appointees promoted nuclear sales to Saudis despite objections, House Dems say
Although North Dakota Senate decision lies ahead, House puts prison reshuffling proposal on hold
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Spreading organic’s story: Minn. dairy farmer visits D.C.
Altru Hospital to get own air ambulance in Grand Forks
SD native sees success in house flipping
Minn. man wants to know why a drug costs $40 in Canada, $350 in US
Payless to close all U.S. stores
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New Energy presses on with ND cellulosic ethanol plant plans
Rob Port: Public Service Commission says North Dakotans can be charged for green energy policies in other states
EPA announces plan to ease carbon emissions rule for new coal plants
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
EPA to meet with North Dakota coal, oil industries in Bismarck
FDA warns consumers against 'young blood' plasma infusions to prevent aging
Family of fighters: High school senior and three family members all diagnosed with cancer in four-week period
Growing Together: Take your mind off winter by preparing for spring gardening
Sign on the dotted line: Why millennials are writing contracts for their relationships
Hauser: Are your relationships becoming 'relationslips'?
Coming down to defense: Titans win out over Bulldogs in low-scoring semifinal
Scoreboard for Tuesday, Feb. 19
Hettinger-Scranton rolls by New England, earns trip to Region 7 title game
Vikings end Blue Hawks season in first-round of conference playoffs
Bismarck St. Mary’s holds off Dickinson in regular-season finale
McFeely: North Dakota military projects could be cut to fund border wall
Port: Sen. Hogue gives passionate speech on checks and balances
Plain Talk Podcast: Sen. Cramer 'doubts' Trump's emergency will stand up in court, says treason accusation not an exaggeration
Port: Most North Dakotans would flunk the U.S. citizenship test
Commentary: How to screw up an emergency declaration in 10 easy steps
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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January 18, 2019
Low wages continue to hamper South Dakota’s workforce: 70% of workers make less than $40K a year
PIERRE, S.D. — Jobs are plentiful in South Dakota, but most positions pay well below the national average and far lower than neighboring states....
January 18, 2019 - 7:22pm
January 15, 2019
Quest to get interns paid is paying off
Carlos Mark Vera looked nervous. It was mid-November in a private room upstairs at the Monocle, the longtime haunt of Capitol Hill's gentry,...
January 15, 2019 - 12:06pm
August 27, 2018
After tense year, Disney agrees to pay park workers $15 an hour
Classes at the University of Central Florida began last week, and Maddy Johnson still hadn't found enough money to buy her textbooks. The safari...
August 27, 2018 - 3:51pm
North Dakota nurse staffing agency settles federal wage lawsuit
MANDAN, N.D.—A nurse staffing agency settled disputes over wages with more than 100 nurses. Employees of Mandan-based Dakota Travel Nurse...
July 27, 2018 - 5:29pm
July 16, 2018
North Dakota state wages up for first time in three years
BISMARCK—With oil activity on the rise, wages are up in North Dakota following two years of decline. Statistics released by North Dakota Job Service show wages in the state increased 3 percent over 2016 levels, averaging $50,313 statewide in 2017, though not overtaking 2014...
July 16, 2018 - 8:58pm
March 27, 2018
Oil industry's pervasive female pay gap even worse among explorers
A top female earner for a major integrated oil company is a rarity, but among the smaller explorers and producers it's even more of an anomaly....
March 27, 2018 - 9:20am
March 10, 2018
A matter of time? Debate begins over proposed $15 minimum wage in ND
FARGO—The general manager of Homewood Suites here feels fortunate to be spared from the turnover bug that commonly affects the hotel industry....
March 10, 2018 - 1:18pm
February 12, 2018
Commentary: Does North Dakota need a minimum wage hike to $15 per hour?
Over the weekend we got news that a group of citizens is preparing a ballot measure that would increase North Dakota’s minimum wage to $15.00...
February 12, 2018 - 11:00am
September 25, 2017
Target raises minimum hourly wage to $11, pledges $15 by end of 2020
CHICAGO - Target Corp said on Monday, Sept. 25, it would increase its minimum hourly wage this year by a dollar to $11, vowing to raise this...
September 25, 2017 - 8:51am
August 28, 2017
Wages down for a second straight year in North Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D.—Last year marked the second year of wage declines in North Dakota. Total wages were down another 8 percent in 2016 after a 2 percent decline in 2015, the first time since, at least, 1990. Average annual wage was also down again, by 3.6 percent, statewide, to $48,891....
August 28, 2017 - 4:58pm
April 4, 2017
Report: ND ranks 5th worst for gender pay gap in nation
Fargo - Women in North Dakota make 71 cents to every $1 a man earns, giving the state the fifth worst rate in the nation. That comes from a...
April 4, 2017 - 8:48am
September 2, 2016
U.S. nonfarm payrolls rise less than expected; wage growth moderates
WASHINGTON—U.S. employment growth slowed more than expected in August after two straight months of robust gains and wage gains moderated,...
September 2, 2016 - 9:39pm
June 9, 2016
North Dakota wages down for first time in a decade
BISMARCK -- The average annual wage in North Dakota fell for the first time in a decade and the total annual wage fell for the first time since, at least, 1990. Largely due to the drop in average wages in North Dakota’s oil counties, the total annual wage decreased 2 percent statewide...
June 9, 2016 - 7:28pm
June 11, 2013
Keeping up with the Oil Patch: Dickinson service companies increase wages
Everything costs more in the Oil Patch. In order to stay competitive, many service companies -- from stores to hotels -- have had to increase base wages to not only keep up with other companies, but to allow their employees to keep up with the increased cost of shelter and food in...
June 11, 2013 - 12:00am
April 10, 2013
How much is a Dunn County sheriff worth? Commission seeks salary guidelines
MANNING -- With the deadline approaching to turn in applications for Dunn County's open sheriff position, the County Commission will check the law before determining what the salary for the position will be. Denise Giffin with Dunn County's Human Resource Department told the commission...
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am