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Defendant convicted of raping fellow Hamline University student
Minnesota hero Alan Page honored at White House
Trump plans to nominate Andrew Wheeler, former coal lobbyist, as next EPA chief
Man charged with murder in Audubon, Minn., shooting; victim identified
Minnesota governor’s mansion Christmas tree ‘absolutely gorgeous’
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Bandleader bows out: UND percussionist to retire after 42 years
Roy Clark, country star who hosted 'Hee Haw' variety show, dies at 85
'Mannheim Steamroller Christmas' launches live holiday music celebration
Can't beat the feeling: Minnesota native crowned 2018 American Beatbox Champion
Walker Art Center in Minneapolis hires new director
Marilyn Hagerty: Talkin' turkey
Ann Bailey: November is a month of musing
What you might not know about the Christmas tree
Marilyn Hagerty: Remembering Judy's
Life after Katie: How Minnesota family remembers her by promoting mental health awareness
WATCH: UND falls to Western Michigan 2-0
No. 2 SCSU beats Bemidji St. in goaltending battle
Denver snaps UMD’s win streak at 8
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Oakes tops Langdon-E-M in state semis
Paul D. Augustin
Mary Louise Shankar
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Dolores I. Common
Marjorie (Odegard) Nishek
House passes bill to allow wolf hunting, trapping
Brad Dokken: For many outdoors enthusiasts, the fall of 2018 won't win any awards for nice weather
Ideal snowmaking conditions make for early season start for Minnesota ski hills
OUTDOOR REPORT: Cold snap puts an end to open water fishing, Waterfowl hunting all but done in the Lake Region
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
Port: These are the changes lawmakers will have to make to comply with Measure 1
Kindness is Contagious: The perfect love story is always filled with kindness
Our view: Students, vote 'yes' for new union
Our view: Armstrong should have office in Grand Forks
Rob Port: Burgum’s proposal for governing North Dakota’s Universities isn’t likely to fix anything
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September 3, 2018
'A holiday for the rest of us': Labor Day a reminder to honor workers, and the fight for workplace rights
FARGO — Enjoying your Labor Day holiday? Good! You worked for it. At the same time, as you're firing up the grill or heading to the lakes...
September 3, 2018 - 5:00am
September 19, 2017
Letters: Tax dollars shouldn't be used against workers
To the editor, On Wednesday, the state of North Dakota is helping sponsor the Governor's Workforce Development and HR Conference in Fargo. Normally,...
September 19, 2017 - 8:11am
June 8, 2017
ND unions rally for 'health care not wealth care'
BISMARCK—As part of its annual convention, North Dakota AFL-CIO's members took to a Bismarck street corner to rally for affordable health...
June 8, 2017 - 9:41pm
February 13, 2017
Dave Roe, longtime AFL-CIO president, dies at 92
ST. PAUL—David Roe, a local labor leader who served as president of the Minnesota AFL-CIO from 1966 to 1984, has died. He was 92. Roe,...
February 13, 2017 - 10:04pm
March 19, 2016
North Dakota groups weigh in on controversial trade deal
North Dakota business and labor groups are mirroring their national counterparts' stances on a major multinational trade agreement. Like the...
March 19, 2016 - 6:15am
September 3, 2012
VIEWPOINT: This Labor Day, let's work to bring prosperity to all
Labor Day is an opportunity to both celebrate the hard work Americans do and evaluate the status of working people. In these tough times, working people have had to make tremendous sacrifices. Now, as the economy begins to recover, Minnesota's working people need comprehensive and...
September 3, 2012 - 4:23pm
October 5, 2011
Kemnitz to step down after 28 years as N.D. AFL-CIO president
BISMARCK - A man who dedicated nearly 30 years to advocating on behalf of North Dakota workers is stepping down later this month. After 28 years...
October 5, 2011 - 12:01am
September 22, 2011
A Labor of Love: AFL-CIO to celebrate N.D., Minn. workers
The AFL-CIO will celebrate 100 years of history in North Dakota and Minnesota with through the arts of film, theater and song at the Empire Arts Center in Grand Forks. Mark Froemke, president of the Northern Valley Labor Council, has assembled a line-up of artists from the region...
September 22, 2011 - 8:07pm
September 5, 2011
Richard Trumka, Washington, column: U.S., N.D. need new focus on workplace safety
By Richard Trumka WASHINGTON -- Safe food and toys for our kids. Basic protections at a workplace. Clean air and water. All things we take for granted until there's a massive E. coli recall of food, an explosion in a mine or a town with a much-higher-than-normal cancer rate. We...
September 5, 2011 - 12:05am
May 7, 2011
Shar Knutson, St. Paul, column: Legislators failing middle-class Minnesotans
By Shar Knutson ST. PAUL -- The clock is running out on Minnesota's 2011 legislative session. It has become abundantly clear that Republicans in control of the House and Senate are failing middle class Minnesotans. In January, we delivered lawmakers and Gov. Mark Dayton a simple...
May 7, 2011 - 12:05am
June 13, 2010
VIEWPOINT: November matters for middle-class Minnesotans
ST. PAUL -- It is a critical time for Minnesota. Like all states, we've been hit hard by the economic downturn. However, even before the credit market imploded, Minnesota already was becoming a shadow of the "good life" we saw on the cover of Time Magazine so many years ago. We've...
June 13, 2010 - 12:15am
April 27, 2010
Steve Walsh, Mekinock, N.D., letter: Remember fallen and injured workers today
MEKINOCK, N.D. -- This Workers Memorial Day, we remember all of the workers who were killed or injured on the job in the last year. As the country reels from the loss of the 29 miners at the Massey Upper Big Branch coal mine, today also is a chance for us to recognize that our nation's...
April 27, 2010 - 11:00pm
Mark Froemke and Scott Nelson, Grand Forks, letter: Stand with us' on this Workers Memorial Day
GRAND FORKS -- Workers Memorial Day is held each year on April 28 to mourn workers killed and injured on the job. It's also the day we rededicate ourselves to the fight to make our workplaces safer. We still have a long way to go. Every year, nearly 6,000 people are killed at wo...
April 27, 2010 - 11:00pm
March 31, 2010
Tony St. Michel and Mark Froemke, Crookston, column: Tax Wall Street to create Main Street jobs
By Tony St. Michel and Mark Froemke CROOKSTON -- Hard-working Americans in the Red River Valley and all across the country have lost their jobs, health care and homes in this great recession. And big banks helped plunge the knife in even further. Because of the reckless actions...
March 31, 2010 - 1:30am
September 23, 2009
Group presents Blue Cross N.D. with list of demands
FARGO Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota supports some health care reforms, but not President Barack Obama's proposed public health insurance...
September 23, 2009 - 6:55am