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Incoming Democrats weigh Pelosi vote
Trump says he wouldn't stop acting attorney general from curtailing Mueller probe
Prosecutors say homeless veteran's heartwarming story that garnered $400,000 was a lie
Trump speaks with CIA about Khashoggi killing, says there will be a report by Tuesday
crime and courts
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
Ranking America's best mail-order pies
After years of wondering, Air Force vet learns what became of long lost love
Rhombus named best pizza in ND
Marilyn Hagerty: Talkin' turkey
Ann Bailey: November is a month of musing
Wild fall to Blackhawks, lose second game in two days
Thibodeau on Timberwolves’ rotation: ‘Nothing is set in stone’
Sunday's local scoreboard
Wild’s Granlund can be the star ‘if he applies himself,’ coach says
Timberwolves’ win streak comes to a halt with loss to gritty Grizzlies
Herb H. Feldner
Elizabeth "Beth" Anne Schlotman
Edith E. Siewert
Kenneth McGregor Wakefield
Annual tree cutting event set for Glacial Ridge
Brad Dokken: For many outdoors enthusiasts, the fall of 2018 won't win any awards for nice weather
Photos tell the stories of young hunters who enjoyed success this fall
Mike Jacobs: Nuthatches best match mood of November
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Shaw: Three Stooges films continue to deliver
Our view: Feral swine: A nuisance lurks in ND
Port: We are regulating young families out of our state
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September 29, 2018
Union wants Minnesota workers hired for wind farm construction
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — With several wind farm projects in development in southwest Minnesota and more on the way, it's an exciting time...
September 29, 2018 - 7:48am
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
July 14, 2018
Minnesota's prevailing-wage laws a 'win-win-win,' researcher says; critics call for changes
ST. PAUL—Are Minnesota's rules setting pay on state-funded public construction projects a boost for skilled labor or a barrier for workers...
July 14, 2018 - 9:19am
March 26, 2018
Raises coming to Minnesota state workers
ST. PAUL — Tens of thousands of Minnesota state workers will get a raise after the House and Senate approved negotiated contracts. Senators...
March 26, 2018 - 4:36pm
December 4, 2015
Mike McFeely: Crystal Sugar tells workers another labor dispute is a possibility
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- "Merry Christmas, American Crystal Sugar union employee, we're preparing to lock you out again if necessary." Well, OK,...
December 4, 2015 - 6:15am
November 13, 2015
App released in Minnesota for recording cops, police unions raise concerns
ST. PAUL -- A phone app released Friday by the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota was created to empower people, but it has police unions concerned. The free app, available on Apple’s App Store and Android’s Google Play, lets users take videos of police...
November 13, 2015 - 10:00pm
March 6, 2015
North Dakota one of 24 states with right-to-work law as debate heats up in Wisconsin
MOORHEAD – How much does it affect a business to straddle two states, one of which is a right-to-work state? Turns out, not that much. At American Crystal Sugar, headquartered here but with employees also in North Dakota, all workers are affected by the company’s collective...
March 6, 2015 - 7:30am
March 3, 2015
Wisconsin union debate leads to Minnesota invitation
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota legislator has invited two Wisconsin businesses to set up shop west of the border after they testified against Wisconsin "right to work" legislation that is expected to pass Thursday. Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, sent letters to the firms after...
March 3, 2015 - 9:00pm
July 1, 2014
High court union decision threatens Minnesota law
Opponents to establishing unions for child care and personal attendant businesses say they think a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a related Illinois case also will result in overturning a 2013 Minnesota law.
July 1, 2014 - 5:00am
May 28, 2013
Formerly locked-out Crystal employees returning to jobs
MOORHEAD - In August 2011, about 1,300 American Crystal Sugar Co. workers were locked out of their jobs after the union rejected a company contract...
May 28, 2013 - 12:53pm
May 22, 2013
Minnesotans will feel legislative session impact
ST. PAUL -- Legislative sessions have consequences, and 2013's version will be felt by many Minnesotans. Republicans say Minnesotans of all...
May 22, 2013 - 8:15pm
May 16, 2013
VICKI DEWALD and KAREN URMAN: Unionized PCAs can help fill 'care gap'
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- We read with confusion the column by Kristin Novotny and Anne Ripka ("Who benefits from personal care attendants' unionization? Not PCAs," Page A4, May 11). As personal care attendants ourselves, we have been involved in the effort to pass legislation giving...
May 16, 2013 - 10:31pm
May 11, 2013
Kristin Novotny and Anne Ripka: Who benefits from PCA unionization? Not PCAs
ZIMMERMAN, Minn. -- Minnesota has a wonderful history of union membership. This is a state that always has recognized the rights of the worker and understood the need for respectful labor negotiations. After all, the unions of the early 20th century brought us such things as the...
May 11, 2013 - 6:15am
March 12, 2013
North Dakota amendment would not block benefits for locked-out workers
BISMARCK -- Locked out employees would not receive unemployment benefits under an amendment added Monday to a state Job Service bill. The amendment was offered to House Bill 1112 by a 5-2 vote in the Senate Industry, Business and Labor Committee. Committee Chairman Sen. Jerry...
March 12, 2013 - 10:12pm
March 11, 2013
Providers for children, elderly, disabled in Minnesota split on union question
ST. PAUL -- Marilyn Geller loves taking care of young children. "They are so eager to learn," the woman with a Bemidji child care service said....
March 11, 2013 - 4:24pm