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Boardwalk Art Festival features local artists, artisans
Paul Bunyan Days features a little bit of everything
Hiking the North Country Trail: Building a tolerance for puddle water
Laporte’s Independence Day celebration set for July 2
Bemidji kidnapping suspect formally charged
Panthers' future bright after 10-11 season
Midway splits with Lakers, Brewers
Panthers maintained positive attitude
Runners complete Grandma's Marathon
Park Rapids shooters qualify for state
Shirley Elaine Olson
John "Jack" Allen Katzenmeyer
Stanley H. Callicott
Marlys R. Erickson
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
A new era for the Schwarzwald Inn
Basic Business Cents: Memorable quotes by Deming
Dorset hosting Boardwalk Art Festival this Saturday
Storytellers invited to enter new Park Rapids contest
Boardwalk Art Festival in Dorset on Saturday
Kids theatre workshop offered in July
Pat Beaumont's father entertained Wild West show fans
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Hiking 4,600 miles across the country
About fishing: Memories are made with the special people we call friends
About fishing: Crappie time is upon us: Pursue everyone’s favorite fish
Communities in action against aquatic invasive species
Staking claim to title ‘Fireworks Capital of Minnesota'
Editorial: Declassify, release secret Sept. 11 pages
Letter: Read and learn more about conservatives
Letter: Dayton busy playing politics
Letter: Profound moment brought smiles
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
Home plate: Kabobs: From turkey, to pork, to pound cake
Home plate: Favorites shared
Home plate: Rhubarb, a versatile veggie
October 22, 2014
Nicklason joins Wellspring leadership council
Lindsey A. Nicklason of Nevis, has joined the Leadership Council of The Park Rapids Chapter of Wellspring for the World, joining nine other local men and women dedicated to bringing clean water to people in Africa. “Lindsey is a wonderful addition to the council,” said Jack Derr,...
News / local
October 22, 2014 - 10:51am
September 24, 2014
Opinion: Good news on jobs, income
Good news for Minnesota: State employers added 6,100 jobs in August. The state unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 4.3 percent in August, the lowest unemployment rate in the state in nearly eight years. The U.S. unemployment rate in August was 6.1 percent. The unemployment...
opinion / editorials
September 24, 2014 - 11:00am
August 8, 2012
West Fargo's DMI to be sold, fate of 216 jobs at wind tower plant uncertain
WEST FARGO - Otter Tail Corp. has entered into a nonbinding letter of interest to sell wind tower manufacturer DMI Industries Inc., of West Fargo,...
August 8, 2012 - 7:48am
May 29, 2012
Graduates ponder books vs. oil boom
BISMARCK - Lisa Douglas was a little shocked when her son told her what he wanted to do after high school. "But like I always told every single...
May 29, 2012 - 8:01am
March 19, 2012
Hallock offers free home lots to attract canola plant workers
HALLOCK, Minn. -- The population erosion in the Kittson County seat is expected to be stemmed by this summer's startup of a canola oil processing plant. But, city leaders have added another incentive to locate here -- free home lots. The Hallock Economic Development Authority recently...
March 19, 2012 - 7:47am
February 9, 2012
Job Service North Dakota reports 'wealth of jobs'
WILLISTON, N.D. - Cindy Sanford's workplace is so popular that people from across the country wait outside for the doors to open in the morning. Customers want what she and her staff have: access to jobs.
February 9, 2012 - 8:00am
February 1, 2012
Unemployment numbers are trending down slightly; Hubbard County's rate is 9.6 percent
The Minnesota unemployment rate fell 0.2 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted 5.7 percent, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The state unemployment rate has fallen 1.5 percent since August, the biggest...
February 1, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 17, 2012
Dayton releases plan to get Minnesotans back to work
Today, Governor Mark Dayton released his bonding proposal for the 2012 legislative session, building on his jobs plan to get Minnesotans back to work. The Governor's bonding proposal is focused on making the kind of long term investments proven to create jobs. The bill would put...
January 17, 2012 - 3:30pm
November 25, 2011
Sanford hires 100 for electronic record switch
DILWORTH - Stan Bjornstad is returning to the classroom after a career that started with teaching and ended in business. He'll be training staff...
region / Business
November 25, 2011 - 7:46am
October 22, 2011
West Fargo Costco hiring 200 new employees
West Fargo - New details on the incoming Costco Wholesale are painting a promising picture for prospective employees and the city's newest neighborhood. The big-box retailer plans to hire at least 200 people before the store's planned opening next October, a Costco representative...
October 22, 2011 - 9:10am
September 15, 2011
Benson, Minn., company's challenge is finding workers
BENSON -- What John Daniels calls his company's "challenge'' is one that many rural communities would consider a good one to have. Case New...
September 15, 2011 - 7:58am
May 18, 2011
Amazon.com to create 200 jobs in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS - Amazon.com will be adding 200 full-time jobs in the city, a 50 percent increase in its labor force, an economic development official...
May 18, 2011 - 7:37am
Manufacturing comes back big in Detroit Lakes area after recession
Forget the recessionary doom and gloom of the past few years --one segment of the economy is doing surprisingly well locally and statewide --manufacturing. Open...
April 18, 2011 - 2:58pm
January 24, 2011
Business climate: The Davids of the Dakotas worry Goliath Minnesota
January 24, 2011 - 7:38am
Fargo telemarketer to open new office in Duluth, bringing 200 jobs
A North Dakota telemarketing firm plans to open a new branch in downtown Duluth next month that will employ about 200 people. Performance Centers Inc., based in Fargo, will open a telemarketing center about Aug. 9 on the entire fourth floor of the Wells Fargo building in downtown...
region / Business
July 24, 2010 - 7:51am