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Weather Alerts: Blizzard Watch Monday Night and Tuesday
Camp dedicated to military kids
Aaron's Weather Talk: March
Warming Up In March
DL man sentenced for threatening cop
Olson, Freeman qualify for state swimming and diving meet
Tuesday night's girls playoff game postponed
Lucky Leprechaun 5K Fun Run March 14
Frazee's Tanner Reetz gets redemption with state wrestling title
DL advances to 8AAA basketball section final
Tuesday Matters: Everyday Talking
Monday Matters: Everyday I Should
Turning back the pages
Learn more about Babe
Park Hotel was first hotel on corner
Friends & Neighbors
Arctic Cat acquires riding gear company
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
Workforce housing key to economic growth
Do your part to stop pest, AIS invasions
Letter: Congress should protect Minnesota’s waterways
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
Take a trip for early open water fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Severe Weather Announcements (12)
March 22, 2009
West Fargo job sector hurting after cuts
WEST FARGO - The announcement last week that Trail King Industries was laying off 36 workers at its sprawling new plant seemed to be the latest in a string of misfortunes to strike West Fargo's manufacturing sector. Most notably, DMI had to cut its work force by 20 percent in January,...
March 22, 2009 - 2:17pm
March 18, 2009
St. Mary's Innovis lays off 19 as more put off health care
The recent layoffs at St. Mary's Innovis in Detroit Lakes eliminated 19 jobs, with most of the cuts involving part-time positions. St.
news / business
March 18, 2009 - 11:28am
March 17, 2009
West Fargo's Trail King Industries lays off 36 people
WEST FARGO - A declining national economy resulted in the layoff Tuesday of 36 employees at Trail King Industries in West Fargo. All but one were full-time employees, said plant manager John Rust. "After yesterday's event we are down to 122," said Rust. "We had peaked at about 185...
March 17, 2009 - 12:32pm
March 16, 2009
Dynamic Homes starts up production after three-week layoff
DETROIT LAKES - After a three-week layoff, Dynamic Homes restarted its factory in Detroit Lakes on Monday. Company President Paul Okeson...
Detroit Lakes / news / business
March 16, 2009 - 3:11pm
March 13, 2009
The Forum cuts 25 positions
FARGO - The Forum, facing deteriorating economic conditions, announced Thursday the elimination of the equivalent of 25 full-time positions. "We are unsure how long the current and projected economic conditions will last," said James Boberg, The Forum's general manager. "It is...
March 13, 2009 - 8:26am
March 12, 2009
New Superior manufacturer promises 82 jobs
SUPERIOR - A new, Superior-based manufacturer of machinery for the scrap and recycling industry has received a $7.5 million tax credit from the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority. Exodus Machines, Inc. promises to create 21 jobs to start and grow that to 82 full-time...
March 12, 2009 - 1:00pm
March 11, 2009
North Dakota unemployment rate rises 50 percent in January
BISMARCK - More than 6,000 more North Dakota workers found themselves jobless in January as the unemployment rate increased 50 percent, according to a report released today by Job Service North Dakota. The number of unemployed climbed to 18,256 in January, compared to 12,273 in ...
March 11, 2009 - 11:49am
February 27, 2009
Fargo's Case New Holland cutting 140 jobs for hourly employees
FARGO - Fargo's largest manufacturing employer, Case New Holland, is cutting 140 jobs effective March 16. Case New Holland, manufacturer of agricultural and construction equipment, is cutting the hourly positions due to the continuing weakness of the economy and a need to align...
February 27, 2009 - 12:48pm
February 23, 2009
The scary reality of joblessness is hitting home for many in Fargo-Moorhead
FARGO - You might say Patti Kordovsky is working from home these days. Her new job: finding work. Kordovsky, who lost her job as an office...
February 23, 2009 - 8:55am
February 18, 2009
Job slump sharpens interest in new careers
His blue button-up shirt neatly ironed, his tie tightly knotted, John Smith walked down a familiar hallway last Wednesday before passing through...
February 18, 2009 - 9:01am
What the stimulus means for Minnesota, North Dakota
A massive economic recovery package signed into law Tuesday will create or save 66,000 jobs in Minnesota and 8,000 jobs in North Dakota over the next two years, according to the White House. The $787 billion bill will provide needed help on North Dakota's American Indian reservations,...
February 18, 2009 - 8:39am
February 17, 2009
Federal stimulus package will create 66,000 Minnesota jobs, assessment says
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
February 17, 2009 - 2:00pm
State Legislature briefs: Green jobs promoted
ST. PAUL - A group of Minnesota legislators says 70,000 Minnesotans could hold clean-energy jobs if lawmakers approve a list of recommendations. The legislators say 50,000 so-called "green jobs" would be retained and 20,000 added - with $15 billion added to the state's economy by...
February 17, 2009 - 1:30pm
Food shelf usage up in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS - As the economy's vise tightens on area residents, more have been turning to food shelves for sustenance.
February 17, 2009 - 10:00am