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Council recommends adding ND judicial staff, judge
Man, 49, pulling cattle trailer dies in crash near Devils Lake
Passenger, 15, dies in three-car crash near Williston
McCabe memos say Rosenstein considered secretly recording Trump
Final Missouri River study to be presented next week
crime and courts
Minnesota artists bringing back Yellowstone Trail markers
Back to the drawing board: Columnist Swift rediscovers love for art after career in writing
Grand Forks symphony celebrates 110th anniversary
Cirque du Soleil in REA will combine acrobatics and skating
3 more longtime staffers fired from 'Prairie Home' successor show
Ann Bailey: Moments made to celebrate
North Dakota residents gain access to addiction resource
Eatbeat: It's a tailgating time of year
Nonprofit hopes to help with housing for ex-cons in Grand Forks
Patients: Medical marijuana effectively treats pain, post-traumatic stress
FRIDAY'S LOCAL SCOREBOARD
Riders grind out win over West Fargo
Sano doesn't make trip to Oakland with Twins
Two-time NCAA champion Portland edges UND 1-0
Fergus Falls charges back to hand East Grand Forks its first loss
Richard "Dick" LaVoy
Beth Ann Tjon Wosick
Jay R. Bruce
Bull elk photographed Thursday near Ardoch, N.D.
Sixth-graders in Warroad, Minn., learn traditional wild rice gathering techniques
Wolf supporters seek recovery plan for predators
OUTDOORS REPORT: Fall fishing patterns are beginning to emerge; autumn colors are becoming more apparent
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
Commentary: Creating a database of where DUI offenders were drinking is a terrible idea
Slow down to give and receive kindness
Letter: 'Other Opinion' veers into politics, religion
Letter: Concern about repairs on County Road 15
Letter: Differing viewpoints do not indicate evil
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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
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
February 26, 2013
Locked-out Crystal workers 'overjoyed' after N.D. Supreme Court says state owes them benefits
BISMARCK -- A divided North Dakota Supreme Court handed locked-out American Crystal Sugar workers a victory with a decision Tuesday that they...
February 26, 2013 - 8:43pm