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Statewide workforce shortage hits Grand Forks area businesses

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In North Dakota’s booming economy, statistics show plenty of jobs but scarcely enough workers — and Grand Forks is no exception.

With Grand Forks County’s low unemployment rate of 2.9 percent, companies and businesses in all industries need more workers, said Keith Reitmeier, manager of the Job Service North Dakota office in Grand Forks.


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Charly Haley
Charly Haley covers city government for the Grand Forks Herald. As night reporter, she also has many general assignments. Before working at the Herald, she was a reporter at the Jamestown Sun and interned at The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, Detroit Lakes Newspapers and the St. Cloud Times. Haley is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, and her hometown is Sartell, Minn.
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