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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
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...
March 22, 2009 - 2:17pm
March 16, 2009
Unemployed get in line for Northland jobs
DULUTH - John Powley, a construction worker from Duluth, has been out of work since August. He has been looking, but to date has had no luck finding a job. "I see a lot of stuff like hospital jobs, but almost nothing for blue-collar workers like me," Powley said as he poked through...
March 16, 2009 - 9:07am
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
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
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
February 12, 2009
NDSU career fair called a success
FARGO - Turnout for Wednesday's spring career fair at North Dakota State University wasn't a record, but organizers considered it a strong showing. About...
February 12, 2009 - 1:00pm
January 25, 2009
Northland-area schools placing students into jobs before graduation
DULUTH - Dayn Besel has a year left in his physical therapy program at the College of St. Scholastica, but he already has a job waiting for...
January 25, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
Blue Cross Blue Shield partnership will bring 60 to 70 new jobs to Fargo for processing health claims
FARGO - Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota announced today that it will partner with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska to form a new health care technology company that will bring jobs to Fargo. The company will be called CoreLink Administrative Solutions. It will process health...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
Minnesota gains 1,700 jobs in May
Minnesota employers added 1,700 jobs in May, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The state remained ahead of the U.S. pace for employment growth in the past year, expanding by 0.3 percent or 7,170 jobs since...
June 21, 2008 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
State employees are harder to find in booming North Dakota economy
BISMARCK - The state's robust economy and resulting rise in wages is showing in some state agencies' inability to find or keep employees, state Budget Director Pam Sharp told legislators Wednesday. Sharp said the state's ability to find employees and continually rising fuel costs...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am
June 10, 2008
Fargo area job market 4th in U.S.
FARGO - The job market in the Fargo area is the fourth-strongest in the nation, according to a third-quarter 2008 employment survey released today by Manpower Inc., an international employment services company. In the July through September survey, 53 percent of Fargo area companies...
June 10, 2008 - 12:00am
May 17, 2008
'Dirty Jobs' to feature DL man -- Rowe helps retrieve car from frozen Pickerel Lake
Diving into a cold lake in the dead of winter doesn't seem like it would be a dirty job. Gary Thompson, owner of Tri-State Diving, thought otherwise when he decided to e-mail the producers of the Discovery Channel show "Dirty Jobs" suggesting they come out for an auto recovery operation....
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
Minnesota employers cut over 10,000 jobs
Minnesota employers eliminated 10,100 jobs in April, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. On an over-the-year basis, the number of jobs in the state grew 0.7 percent from April 2007, compared...
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am