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Historic flooding in northwest Wisconsin, just across border from Minnesota
Grand Forks City Council votes to extend water agreement with nitrogen plant
What Duluth can learn from Indiana town regarding presidential visit
Trump to host mining, trade policy roundtable in Duluth
A man was crushed to death beneath his mother's coffin
crime and courts
Whether rocked or stocked, 'sneakerhead' culture is alive
Scheduling delayed Josh Duhamel’s honorary UND degree
A native of Hallock, Minn., Duck Dynasty star 'Mountain Man' pays a visit to Red River Valley
How to get a clutter-free kitchen in 22 easy steps
Kat Perkins' annual Medora concert set for June 30
Showy lady's slippers -- Minnesota's state flower -- are coming into bloom across northern Minnesota
Year's first human West Nile case found in North Dakota
Marilyn Hagerty: Fit for a queen
Eatbeat: All that's missing is more olives
Autistic boy's classmates had never heard him speak. What he finally said at graduation blew them away.
PGA, 3M announce seven-year deal for Twin Cities tour event
For Twins' Rosario 2018 shaping up to be his year
WORLD CUP ROUNDUP: England avoids draw as Kane delivers stunner in stoppage time
Barry Trotz steps down as head coach of Washington Capitals despite Stanley Cup win
Athletes disqualified from ND state track meet want to make sure other competitors don't suffer same fate
LuVerne V. Higdem
Francis M. Snider
Darrel O. Danielson
Bernice Joyce Ferguson
Mildred E. Busse
Spring breeding duck numbers decline in North Dakota, Game and Fish Department survey shows
Conservation Reserve Program enrollment now open in North Dakota
Nancy Black walleye
Paul Sum walleye
Rich Lehn catfish
Commentary: ND non-citizen voting measure receives $100,000 from an out-of-state mystery group
Commentary: Anti-gun Parkland students expected to visit Fargo/Moorhead, Bismarck, and Standing Rock this month
Q&A: Should North Dakota tap the Legacy Fund?
Our view: Another try on Postal Reform Act
Laura Bush: Separating children from their parents at the border 'breaks my heart'
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June 5, 2018
ND minimum wage hike effort faltering in what backer calls a 'first run'
BISMARCK — The chief backer of a ballot measure to raise North Dakota's minimum wage isn't holding out much hope that organizers will be...
June 5, 2018 - 1:54pm
June 4, 2018
Commission asked to raise Fargo minimum wage to $12 an hour
FARGO—Local political activist and Fargo City Commission candidate Lenny Tweeden is asking the commission to adopt a law that over time would increase the city's minimum wage to $12 an hour. The Fargo City Commission voted 4-1 on Monday, June 4, to receive and file Tweeden's...
June 4, 2018 - 9:35pm
May 26, 2018
Drunk diners, penny-pinching patrons: Service industry workers share stories of customer mistreatment
FARGO — Like any other industry, the service industry has its ups and downs — and those downs for servers and bartenders can include...
May 26, 2018 - 8:57am
April 9, 2018
Lloyd Omdahl: $15 wage will stir 2018 election
An initiated measure will be on the ballot this year proposing to move the state minimum wage in three steps from $7.25 to $15 by 2021. Needless...
April 9, 2018 - 7:31am
April 5, 2018
Commentary: North Dakota workers deserve a fair wage
By Scott Nodland Michael Saltsman's recent Viewpoint, in the tradition of tobacco executives who said smoking was good for you brings you intentionally...
April 5, 2018 - 11:15am
March 31, 2018
Viewpoint: Higher wage means fewer jobs in N.D.
By Michael Saltsman North Dakota's secretary of state recently approved for signature collection a ballot initiative that would raise the state's...
March 31, 2018 - 7:30am
March 25, 2018
Backers of minimum wage hike are aiming too high
The minimum wage in North Dakota definitely needs to be raised, but those pushing for the change... — Are shooting too high. They need...
March 25, 2018 - 8:08am
March 16, 2018
St. Paul Saints seek state minimum wage exemption, saying salary cap threatens operations
ST. PAUL—The owners of the St. Paul Saints are seeking an exemption from having to pay its players Minnesota's minimum wage. Noting league...
March 16, 2018 - 10:12am
March 14, 2018
Petition format approved for ND minimum wage increase
BISMARCK — North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger approved the format for a petition to gather signatures to boost the state's minimum...
March 14, 2018 - 11:12am
March 10, 2018
A matter of time? Debate begins over proposed $15 minimum wage in ND
FARGO—The general manager of Homewood Suites here feels fortunate to be spared from the turnover bug that commonly affects the hotel industry....
March 10, 2018 - 1:18pm
March 5, 2018
Group aims for November vote on raising ND minimum wage to $15
BISMARCK—A group seeking to raise the state minimum wage to $15 has submitted a petition for approval, aiming to get on the November ballot....
March 5, 2018 - 5:19pm
February 22, 2018
Letter: Stimulate economy with federal wage hike
To the editor, In its Sunday, Feb. 18, editorial ("In Paul's wage fight, don't victimize Peter") the Herald editorial board thinks the $15 minimum wage measure is a matter of robbing businessman Peter to pay Paul, who you say "frankly may not deserve it." Businesses can raise their...
February 22, 2018 - 6:38am
February 18, 2018
Our view: In Paul's wage fight, let's not victimize Peter
Herald editorial board Come November, North Dakotans probably will decide whether to increase the state minimum wage to $15 per hour. News came last week that a group is preparing a ballot measure that will call for doubling the wage over the next three years. The group will need...
February 18, 2018 - 7:38am
February 12, 2018
Commentary: Does North Dakota need a minimum wage hike to $15 per hour?
Over the weekend we got news that a group of citizens is preparing a ballot measure that would increase North Dakota’s minimum wage to $15.00...
February 12, 2018 - 11:00am
$15 minimum wage, tip-credit divides restaurant workers
ST. PAUL — The fight over whether and how to implement a $15 minimum wage is heating up in St. Paul. Newly sworn-in St. Paul Mayor Melvin...
January 12, 2018 - 6:22pm