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Commentary: Here’s something everyone seems to be overlooking in the (mostly) political hysteria over soybeans
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Community calendar of events for July 16, 2018
Ride to Silence the Stigma
A storm was ruining this beach wedding. Then a total stranger made the bride an offer.
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November 6, 2017
Analysis: There's no reason unemployment can't go under 4 percent
The Federal Reserve has ones of the best problems it could right now: Inflation isn't supposed to be this low when unemployment is this low as well. It's pretty simple. When almost everyone who wants a job has one, companies have to compete over workers by offering them higher pay....
November 6, 2017 - 11:59am
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 energy and agricultural commodities, the unemployment rate was about 2.7 percent as of April, according to Job Service North Dakota. The...
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.
November 3, 2016 - 9:00am
June 9, 2016
Drop in U.S. jobless claims points to labor market strength
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
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