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ND border counties beating Minnesota in job growth

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MOORHEAD — The bright yellow billboard ad outside Moorhead claiming North Dakota’s superiority in the business realm is gone.

But while the advertisement has skedaddled, the fact remains that on the overall, North Dakota border counties crushed their counterparts in Minnesota in job growth over the last decade.


Cass County saw a nearly 28 percent increase in total jobs from the end of 2002 to the end of 2012, according to the North Dakota Labor Market Information Center.

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