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Fargo man sentenced for threatening to kill ex-son-in-law
Small Montana firm lands Puerto Rico's biggest contract to get the power back on
One man dies, 10-year-old's life threatened after vehicle hits six cows on Interstate 90 in SD
Semi that destroyed ND bridge was overweight, but repairing old structures still 'a huge concern,' highway head says
Are these 80,000 pound trucks tailgating each other? Soon it may be perfectly normal — and safe
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Mikael Granlund anxious to get back on the ice for Wild
UND hockey passes first big test
Vikings' new Eagan headquarters at 70 percent completion
Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins reminds all that he can be a 'closer'
Vikings show improvement on ground after last year's struggles
Commentary: Tax commissioner Rauschenberger is testing ND's new attitudes on addiction
What They Think : More UAS attention better for base
AstroBob: Neutron stars' death merger rattles the fabric of spacetimes
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
Column: If only the chair could talk
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Ruth E. Jenner
Growing that giant pumpkin
Senior Menu, Activities Oct. 16-20
Jaspers leaving Temple Baptist for regional role
Teen Challenge to be at Victory church
Stammans will speak at New Life
Calendar for Monday, Oct. 23
Public meetings scheduled next week
May 26, 2017
Recession or recovery? Economists say ND may be at turning point
GRAND FORKS — It's still an applicant's market when it comes to jobs in North Dakota. Despite continued challenges to the state's leading...
May 26, 2017 - 11:28pm
February 23, 2017
U.S. labor, housing markets data underscore economy's stamina
WASHINGTON—The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but the four-week average of such claims, considered...
February 23, 2017 - 10:54am
November 3, 2016
U.S. jobless claims rise to near three-month high
WASHINGTON - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose to near a three-month high last week, but remained below a level associated with a strong labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 265,000 for the...
November 3, 2016 - 9:00am
June 9, 2016
Drop in U.S. jobless claims points to labor market strength
WASHINGTON - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to sustained strength in the labor market despite a sharp slowdown in hiring last month. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted...
June 9, 2016 - 10:54am
March 23, 2016
Fargo No. 1 ranked college town in US according to Schools.com
FARGO — Fargo’s low unemployment rate and short commutes helped make the city No. 1 on a new list of American college towns. The Schools.com rankings of small college towns from earlier this month analyzed 170 cities with populations under 150,000 that have at least one four-year...
March 23, 2016 - 7:04am
March 2, 2016
Column: Unemployment is rising in former oil boom states
LONDON - The human cost of the oil slump is increasingly apparent in the number of claims for unemployment insurance being filed in states that were formerly at the heart of the drilling boom.The number of people claiming unemployment insurance in Texas, Oklahoma and North Dakotaat...
March 2, 2016 - 8:00pm
December 8, 2015
Commission votes to give emergency funds to Job Service ND
BISMARCK – The state Emergency Commission narrowly granted a $240,000 request Tuesday so that Job Service North Dakota can maintain staffing levels through an expected spike in unemployment claims in January, but cuts are expected after that, the agency’s director said. Twenty...
December 8, 2015 - 1:02pm
October 21, 2015
Drop in N.D. unemployment rate for September
BISMARCK—North Dakota experienced a dip in its unemployment rate in September, down 0.3 percent statewide from August. Job Service North Dakota reported Tuesday that the 2.2 percent September rate is unchanged from 2014.
October 21, 2015 - 7:02am
October 8, 2015
State's unemployment claims up 130 percent
BISMARCK -- Job Service North Dakota saw a whopping 130 percent increase in the number of people claiming unemployment benefits in September compared with the same month last year, underscoring the ripple effect that depressed crude oil prices have had on the state's labor force. The...
October 8, 2015 - 7:46am
March 30, 2015
North Dakota loses top unemployment rate record
BISMARCK -- North Dakota can no longer say it has the lowest unemployment rate. Nebraska overthrew the longstanding champion of employment in February, garnering a 2.7 percent in seasonally adjusted rankings, according to number released by the U.S Department of Labor. North...
March 30, 2015 - 7:06am
March 9, 2015
U-Haul dealers busy as oil price drops
KILLDEER, N.D. -- Born-and-raised Killdeer resident Ben Murphy said he knows, when someone rents moving equipment, if an oilfield worker was getting laid off. "You can usually tell with the customer when you call them if they knew it was coming or not," Murphy said. If they're...
March 9, 2015 - 7:00am