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Lawmakers see chances to cut taxes, including property and income, in oil-rich N.D.
Defendant in Thief River Falls rape trial says everything between him and the victim was consensual
Defendant testifies in Thief River Falls rape trial
What if a train derailment happened in Perham?
crime and courts
UND Sports Zone Show: Hockey and Basketball
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Thursday's results
BOYS SWIMMING: Thursday's results
GIRLS HOCKEY: Thursday's results
BOYS HOCKEY: Thursday's results
5 non-toy ideas for kids’ Christmas gifts
FX’s ‘Fargo’ second-season script full of blood, mayhem
NDMOA exhibit highlights differences in art
THE LIST: Sawyer Brown ... Lorie Line ... NWMAC Winter Exhibit...
Local artist to take over as executive director of Third Street Gallery
life & style
Erwin "Erv" Melvie
Sharlene (Randle) Kjosa
Arlan W. "Butch" Larson
Game and Fish drops one deer license proposal
Area fishing report
Dale Telle buck
Rodney Olson walleye
IN THE FIELD
Natasha Thomas: Strive to live up to high standards of respect
MARILYN HAGERTY: Last-minute letters may still reach Santa, otherwise try smartphone
MARILYN HAGERTY: Season fills Grand Forks with cheer, wonder
OUR OPINION: Don't feed the meter movement
Bob Skarphol and Roscoe Streyle: Presidents call the shots in N.D. university system
August 5, 2014
Longer shifts top concern for Simplot workers on strike
An official with the union representing striking J.R. Simplot Co. workers in Grand Forks said Tuesday proposed contract changes would affect employees’ family lives.
news / business
August 5, 2014 - 5:29pm
January 2, 2014
Contract deal averts strike at Minnesota oil refinery
ST. PAUL PARK, Minn. -- Contract negotiators struck a deal for St. Paul Park oil refinery workers hours before a threatened strike was to begin. Northern Tier Energy, which owns the refinery, and Teamsters Local 120 reached agreement on a new three-year contract, said Chris Riley,...
January 2, 2014 - 8:40pm
December 18, 2013
St. Paul refinery workers vote to strike if no contract deal reached
ST. PAUL PARK, Minn. -- St. Paul Park oil refinery workers say they will strike at the end of the year if they don't settle on a new contract with refinery owner Northern Tier Energy. The 190-member Teamsters Local 120 union voted Monday to strike when the current two-year contract...
December 18, 2013 - 7:45pm
December 5, 2013
Throughout U.S. fast-food workers walk off jobs, rally for higher minimum wage
NEW YORK, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Fast-food workers in hundreds of U.S. cities staged a day of rallies on Thursday to demand higher wages, saying the pay was too low to feed a family and forced most to accept public assistance. The protests escalated a series of actions at several Walmart...
business / / news
December 5, 2013 - 3:50pm
November 25, 2013
Higher-wage actions in Minnesota this week
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. -- A Monday morning strike at a Brooklyn Center Walmart store began a week of wage protests. Some Walmart employees walked off the job Monday morning, joined by U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn. "I'm going on strike because when I speak up about the problems...
business / / news
November 25, 2013 - 8:20pm
October 31, 2013
Thief River Falls nurses protest insurance cost
THIEF RIVER FALLS -- Nurses at Sanford Health picketed outside the hospital here on Thursday. They said their insurance premiums and deductibles are going up and they can't afford it. "You know, they say that Sanford is a family, then they should provide better insurance for our...
health / news
October 31, 2013 - 7:27pm
August 5, 2013
California gov orders inquiry, averts SF rail strike
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Hundreds of thousands of San Francisco Bay Area commuters got a temporary reprieve from a massive transit strike when Gov.
business / / news
August 5, 2013 - 8:30pm
May 29, 2013
U.S. drone kills Pakistan Taliban No 2 - security officials
(Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike killed the No. 2 of the Pakistani Taliban in the North Waziristan region on Wednesday, three security officials said, in what would be a major blow to the militancy. The drone strike killed seven people, Pakistani security officials said, including...
May 29, 2013 - 7:45pm
August 15, 2012
Strike's over for Duluth mechanics
After two months, the strike is over for mechanics at six car dealerships in the Miller Hill Mall area. "It's over, they're coming back," said...
business / / news
August 15, 2012 - 2:51pm
June 4, 2010
Talks end between Twin Cities nurses, hospitals; strike set Thursday
MINNEAPOLIS -- Talks between 14 Twin Cities hospitals and a union representating thousands of nurses concluded Friday afternoon with no movement toward a settlement. Federal mediators have not scheduled any new talks before Thursday, when about 12,000 Minnesota nurses are set to...
June 4, 2010 - 7:32pm
June 22, 2009
Garbage collector strike causes stink in Toronto
TORONTO -- The city known for its cleanliness may be in for stinky start to summer as thousands of Toronto municipal workers went on strike Monday morning after contract talks failed. The two unions representing about 24,000 indoor and outdoor workers together announced just after...
June 22, 2009 - 2:30pm