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Higher ed board tweaks chancellor evaluation process
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Jury finds defendants in Bowman County homicide case guilty on all charges
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Super semifinal set: Riders win opener, advance to play GF Central
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V-Hawks upset Jimmie men
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Casey Johnson adjusting to new role as utility man
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McFeely: They are teachers, not gunslingers
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Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
What you need in your winter survival kit
Keep the plant that makes a difference
Community calendar of events for Feb. 22, 2018
Community calendar of events for Feb. 21, 2018
Miss ND competitions scheduled
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Sheriff’s office releases name of pursuit suspect
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February 2, 2018
The economy added 200,000 jobs in January
WASHINGTON - The economy added 200,000 jobs in January as the unemployment rate stayed at 4.1 percent, federal economists reported Friday. Analysts...
February 2, 2018 - 10:30am
January 5, 2018
US added 148,000 jobs in December, in lagging finish to year of strong growth
WASHINGTON - The economy added 148,000 jobs in December after a year of steady hiring, the government employment report said Friday. The jobless...
January 5, 2018 - 9:54am
December 30, 2017
Planned soybean plant top Jamestown 2017 story
The year of 2017 brought new buildings and the talk of new business to the Jamestown area. It also brought business closings and tragedy to the...
December 30, 2017 - 6:57am
Working in the cold Workers say it’s preparation and grit
People who need to work outside this week say they prepare but that is also takes a little grit to take it all in stride. “Its cold but we’re...
December 30, 2017 - 6:54am
November 24, 2017
What They Think: Focus should be on wages, not more jobs
U.S. employment has jumped again, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and politicians are cheering.The most recent report shows nonfarm payroll employment increased by 261,000 nationwide in October. It prompted President Donald Trump to tweet “Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!” Jobs...
November 24, 2017 - 8:06am
November 18, 2017
Healthy, vibrant city
Gov. Doug Burgum will hear about a lot of different topics on Tuesday when he comes to Jamestown to discuss his Main Street Initiative. Burgum...
November 18, 2017 - 6:51am
November 17, 2017
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
GRAND FORKS — When June Seng and her late husband, Pat, started S&S Transport in 1981, they had two employees and a borrowed semi. Pat...
November 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
November 15, 2017
City selects three finalists for administrator
The city of Jamestown has selected its three finalists for the position of city administrator, according to Heather Syverson, communication specialist for AE2S, the recruiting firm that performed the job search. Finalists are Sarah Helleckson, solid waste coordinator for the city...
November 15, 2017 - 4:44pm
November 14, 2017
JSDC approves marketing plan
The Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. approved a new marketing and communications plan with the goal of adding to the region's workforce and recruiting new businesses. The plan has a not-to-exceed cost of $47,000 over six months of operations. The JSDC may withdraw from the project...
November 14, 2017 - 7:19am
November 13, 2017
The fastest-growing jobs in America pay about $22,000 per year
The largest two categories of America's fastest-growing jobs offer some of the country's lowest wages and weakest benefits. Over the next ten years, analysts expect to see 1.2 million more jobs for home health and personal care aides, according to a report from the Bureau of Labor...
November 13, 2017 - 12:30pm
November 8, 2017
Search for new county auditor starts after Jan. 1
The Stutsman County Commission will wait until the start of 2018 to begin its search for a new county auditor/ chief operating officer. At its meeting Tuesday the commission discussed the process it wants to follow in finding a replacement for Casey Bradley. Bradley, the former county...
November 8, 2017 - 6:52am
October 20, 2017
Norwegian ambassador to visit Grand Forks for job-creation seminar
GRAND FORKS—An emissary from Norway will visit Grand Forks this month to discuss the country's energy and technology presence in the U.S....
October 20, 2017 - 8:18am
September 18, 2017
WORKFORCE CHALLENGES Population growth needed to fill jobs
Jamestown needs a larger population to meet the needs of its employers, according to Kirt Marshall, manager of Menards in Jamestown. “I wish...
September 18, 2017 - 6:42am
September 12, 2017
SEPA settles claim
A three-year long disagreement between AT&T and the Spiritwood Energy Park Association has been settled. SEPA agreed to pay $137,000 of the $209,000 request from AT&T for work moving a cable to make room for the construction of the rail loop at SEPA in 2014. Chris Rathjen, president...
September 12, 2017 - 6:45am
Planning Commission approves plat changes
The Jamestown Planning Commission approved two plat changes related to development in Jamestown. Chastity Schafer, office manager for R.H. Rebel Storage, told the commission Monday the replat of R.H. Rebel Addition, located at 10th Avenue and 23rd Street Southwest, would create bigger...
September 12, 2017 - 6:45am