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Joseph Kyle Nice
November 18, 2015
Agenda for special Minnesota session could grow
ST. PAUL -- A potential Minnesota Legislature special session is gaining items that could be tacked to the agenda. Two of three key players agree that in addition to extending unemployment benefits to laid-off taconite mine workers, the state should begin taking steps...
November 18, 2015 - 10:30pm
November 14, 2015
As trucking grows, companies fear driver shortages
ST. PAUL -- Victoria Kronz was inspired to become a truck driver by her father, who still drives today. "I used to ride along with...
November 14, 2015 - 5:31pm
Commodity trader Cargill restructures, cuts jobs - sources
LONDON (Reuters) - Cargill Inc [CARG.UL], one of the world's largest privately held corporations, has launched a restructuring that includes...
November 14, 2015 - 4:03pm
November 7, 2015
Data conflicts on student workers, but some local employers struggle
Like many of her peers, Kelsey Conneran uses financial aid to help pay for school. But unlike some of her classmates, she’s working off...
November 7, 2015 - 7:20am
November 5, 2015
VIDEO: Area students attend career expo to explore interests
Kate Noterman's career path didn't start with a concrete vision back in 2004 when she was working at the Hilton Garden Inn in Grand Forks while...
November 5, 2015 - 6:00am
November 2, 2015
Potential job crisis in Minnesota 'ought to make you nervous'
MARSHALL, Minn. -- Nova Tech Engineering and its 40 employees moved 10 years ago from a pole shed on the west end of Willmar to the...
November 2, 2015 - 8:00pm
White House says Obama to rule on Keystone pipeline before leaving office
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - The White House on Monday said it continues to expect that President Barack Obama will make a decision on whether...
November 2, 2015 - 4:15pm
October 20, 2015
North Dakota unemployment rate dropped in 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. The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate, which...
October 20, 2015 - 7:45pm
October 15, 2015
Minnesota unemployment rate down
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent in September, a 0.2 percentage point fall from August, the Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Thursday. The national rate both months was 5.1 percent. At the same time, Minnesota...
October 15, 2015 - 4:15pm
October 10, 2015
Keeping an eye out: How businesses keep drug use out of the workplace
Gordy Christensen, the owner of Best Mobile Home Transport in Dickinson, said that he would not know how much of an issue methamphetamine use is in the community were it not for some of the people he’s hired.
News/crime and courts
October 10, 2015 - 7:30pm
October 7, 2015
North Dakota unemployment benefit claims up 130 percent over September 2014
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...
October 7, 2015 - 9:00pm
October 2, 2015
U.S. job growth cools in last two months, raising doubts on economy
U.S. employers slammed the brakes on hiring over the last twomonths and wages fell in September, raising new doubts the economy is strong enough...
News/crime and courts
October 2, 2015 - 8:00pm
September 30, 2015
U.S. jobs sector gains, Midwest manufacturing stumbles
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. companies hired workers at a solid clip in September, but data showed factory activity in the U.S. Midwest contracted,...
September 30, 2015 - 8:00pm
September 23, 2015
Federal grants helps add or save 23 law enforcement jobs in Minnesota
Twenty-three law enforcement jobs in Minnesota will be added or saved through funding from the federal Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office).
News/crime and courts
September 23, 2015 - 5:15pm
September 17, 2015
Minnesota adds 7,300 jobs in August; unemployment rate steady at 4 percent
Minnesota employers added 7,300 jobs in August, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), but the jobless rate for the state stayed steady at 4 percent.
September 17, 2015 - 9:20pm