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Tickets available for Trump rally in Fargo
1,700 reading, math tutors sought for Minnesota schools
DAC collaborates with artist Marsha Wolff
Head off the heartbreak: Child drowning can be prevented
New park ordinance approved in Nevis
Esox rally to edge Midway in battle for first place
Area runners compete in 42nd Duluth Marathon
Legion makes season debut by sweeping Walker/Nevis
Teen girl wows speedway crowd by playing national anthem, then racing her car
NORTHLAND NATURE JOURNAL: The big catch up
Kenneth William Parsons
Ronald "Ron" Ralph Lindbom
Millie Ann Donnay
Closing arguments for and against Line 3
PUC decision on Line 3 expected by end of June
Robocalls fray consumers' nerves
Take time for a mid-year small business checkup
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Place a Business Announcement
Great American Story deadline approaches
An afternoon with author Ahmed Ismail Yusuf
Red Bridge Park Sculpture Trail to be unveiled June 16
2nd Street Stage kicks off June 14
Upcoming Prince album features nine new tracks
NORTHLAND NATURE JOURNAL: The big catch up
Lindows take top honors at Cirks Fishing Tournament
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
Local and state fishing reports
WEEKEND ADVENTURES: Best intentions for Boundary Waters trip
Commentary: Anti-gun Parkland students expected to visit Fargo/Moorhead, Bismarck, and Standing Rock this month
COMMENTARY: Politics: We need it
Paid political letter policy takes effect
COMMENTARY: A Memorial Day message from the Park Rapids DAV
Letter to Editor: This community is awesome
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
November 30, 2016
In rural Minnesota, residents facing economic challenges, opportunities
ST. PAUL—Rural Minnesotans are happy, to a point. They are optimistic, to a point. They see local jobs available, to a point. "It is kind...
November 30, 2016 - 10:25am
March 16, 2016
Park Rapids seeks solutions to more jobs than people
An estimated 80 people arrived for the Northwoods Community Conversations, participants delving into the question of why jobs go unfilled in...
March 16, 2016 - 9:34am
March 9, 2016
Job fair addressing Park Rapids area workforce needs
A spectrum of job opportunities in the Park Rapids area will be unveiled at the Job Fair to be held from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 17 in...
March 9, 2016 - 8:48am
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,...
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.
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...
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