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North Dakota, Minnesota state parks offer prime road-trip recreation
North Dakota fire chief to train dog, himself in search and rescue tactics
Reasons for fatal South Dakota crash still undetermined one year later
Highly anticipated federal drone rules to become effective Monday
Death toll hits 34 for Libyan troops battling Islamic State in Sirte
crime and courts
Transmitter-equipped sturgeon giving researchers 'insane' amount of data
Healthy outlook for Minnesota bear hunt
Bison survive overtime thriller against Charleston Southern
COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: UND rallies, but falls short against SEC member Ole Miss
BRAD SCHLOSSMAN: UND's Athletics committee is problematic
Finding the way to FIT
BOOKNOTES: "Head in the Cloud: Why Knowing Things Still Matters When Facts Are So Easy to Look Up," "Downsizing the Family Home"
THE LIST: Janessa's Midnight Movie Madness feat. Divine!, Muddy Waters Clay Center, The Rollin' On The River Inline skating marathon
Artist Nancy Friese: Beauty of the wide open
MOVIE LIST: 'Don't Breathe,' 'Hands of Stone,' 'Mechanic Resurrection'
life & style
50th Wedding Anniversary
February 19, 2016
Titanium may be next mineral to boost Iron Range
HOYT LAKES, Minn. -- It's called ilmenite, an iron-titanium compound, and there's apparently large deposits of it across the Iron Range, including...
February 19, 2016 - 9:00pm
February 16, 2016
Survey: Most out-of-state oil workers not interested in moving to ND
BISMARCK – More than 80 percent of nonresidents working in North Dakota’s oil and gas industry don’t want to put down roots in the...
February 16, 2016 - 7:34pm
January 23, 2016
Business Briefs: Welte joins Vogel Law Firm ... Marvin Windows and Doors receives award ...
Welte joins Vogel Law Firm Peter Welte joined Vogel Law Firm as a shareholder in 2015, establishing the firm's presence in Grand Forks. Welte has legal experience with an emphasis in business and agricultural law, criminal defense, estate planning and local governmental law. He received...
January 23, 2016 - 8:00am
January 21, 2016
Minnesota adds 9,100 jobs; unemployment rate drops a tick
Minnesota employers added 9,100 jobs in December, and the unemployment rate dropped a notch, according to seasonally adjusted figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
January 21, 2016 - 4:45pm
January 9, 2016
Business Briefs: Insure Forward names top producers
Insure Forward names top producersInsure Forward has announced the top producers for 2015. The following agents are based at the Grand Forks...
January 9, 2016 - 8:00am
January 7, 2016
Teacher hiring "crisis" affecting northwestern Minnesota schools
ADA, Minn. -- Mike Kolness sees a crisis looming ahead for education, particularly in northwestern Minnesota. When the Ada-Borup School District...
January 7, 2016 - 6:30am
January 1, 2016
New year brings minimum wage hikes for Americans in 14 states
As the United States marks more than six years without an increase in the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour, 14 states and several cities...
January 1, 2016 - 4:45pm
The good and bad of Minnesota's economy
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's economy is a study in contradictions. So much of the news looks good: near record-low unemployment, overall wage...
January 1, 2016 - 7:00am
December 31, 2015
Jobless claims rise sharply during holiday week
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose sharply last week, a potential signal the job market was losing steam...
December 31, 2015 - 4:15pm
December 30, 2015
South Dakota gets first minimum wage bump tied to inflation
South Dakota’s minimum wage is rising by a nickel Friday. The jump from $8.50 to $8.55 an hour results from a law voters passed in November...
December 30, 2015 - 8:30pm
December 29, 2015
Teach for America, Standing Rock tribe trying to recruit teachers
MCLAUGHLIN, S.D. -- Teach for America has formed a partnership with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to recruit tribal members to become teachers...
December 29, 2015 - 8:30pm
December 25, 2015
Who is clocking in on Christmas Day?
BRAINERD, Minn -- While many Americans spend Christmas Day celebrating the holiday with family and friends, many people work in fields that...
December 25, 2015 - 7:30am
December 24, 2015
‘Change the Range’ campaign aims to help struggling region
As a year of economic hardship on Minnesota’s Iron Range comes to a close, a grassroots effort is picking up steam in its mission to help those...
December 24, 2015 - 10:30pm
U.S. jobless claims near 42-year low as labor market tightens
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, nearing a 42-year low as labor...
December 24, 2015 - 5:15pm
December 17, 2015
DNR seeking watercraft inspection interns for 2016 season
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking intern watercraft inspectors for the 2016 boating season. Inspectors are stationed at...
December 17, 2015 - 5:45pm