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NDGOP to hold special election for chair
On front lines of opioid abuse, Minn. Judicial Council signs off on new tribal drug court
1,000 crowd Minn. Capitol to urge gun violence actions
'He never went in': Armed sheriff's deputy stayed outside Florida school while mass killing took place
Dickinson man sends police on a low speed chase through town
Casey Foss scores four goals to lead Bismarck Century over Grafton-Park River
Fargo Davies girls hockey shuts out Minot to advance to state semifinals
2014 Team USA shootout hero T.J. Oshie, former Warroad and UND star, salutes golden goal
Fargo North-South girls get revenge in state quarterfinal win over Mandan
A flurry of gold as Winter Games near conclusion
February 2, 2018
The economy added 200,000 jobs in January
WASHINGTON - The economy added 200,000 jobs in January as the unemployment rate stayed at 4.1 percent, federal economists reported Friday. Analysts...
February 2, 2018 - 10:30am
January 31, 2018
Grand Forks city leaders want to use a million-dollar art project to boost the local economy
GRAND FORKS, ND — A million dollar light project could soon light up streets in Grand Forks. It's all part of a push to build the local economy...
January 31, 2018 - 10:01am
January 26, 2018
US economic growth slowed in 2017's fourth quarter, missing Trump's targets
WASHINGTON - The U.S. gross domestic product, a broad measure of the economy, increased by 2.3 percent in 2017, federal economists reported Friday....
January 26, 2018 - 9:41am
January 3, 2018
Arctic air anchors frozen freighters to bring Minn. shipping industry to a crawl
DULUTH, Minn.—Bursting with horsepower to spare in what has been a banner season, the Great Lakes shipping industry slowed against its...
January 3, 2018 - 7:54am
January 1, 2018
Oil production booms as new year begins
U.S. crude oil production is flirting with record highs heading into the new year, thanks to the technological nimbleness of shale oil drillers...
January 1, 2018 - 2:21pm
December 31, 2017
'Smothered' and 'shoved aside' in rural America
BUCKEYE, Iowa - "Come on! Come on! Go girls!" Annette Sweeney was on horseback, hollering at her chocolate-colored cows on a perfect Iowa morning,...
December 31, 2017 - 9:30am
December 30, 2017
Killer Crisis: Economic opportunities play a role in opioid abuse
DULUTH — Heroin doesn't care about the numbers on your paycheck. Hydrocodone doesn't know class lines. So why does the opioid crisis hit...
December 30, 2017 - 7:03am
December 26, 2017
Retailers see biggest increase in holiday sales since 2011, report says
Consumer confidence, robust online shopping activity and a slew of procrastinators helped boost holiday retail sales this year to record-setting...
December 26, 2017 - 4:37pm
November 28, 2017
NAFTA's ugly reality: U.S.-Mexico wage gap is actually widening
What's the opposite of a growth miracle? Whatever the term, it applies in spades to Mexico in the NAFTA era. Poor countries are expected to grow...
November 28, 2017 - 1:44pm
November 22, 2017
37 of 38 economists said the GOP tax plans would grow the debt. The 38th misread the question.
An overwhelming majority of academic economists say in a new survey that the Republican tax proposals would cause America's debt to grow by one critical measure. Thirty-seven of 38 experts surveyed by the University of Chicago's Initiative on Global Markets agreed that the GOP tax...
November 22, 2017 - 10:31am
Fed economist sees period of ag pain
FARGO, N.D. -- Cortney Cowley doesn't paint a pretty picture of the next few years for agriculture in the Great Plains. Cowley, an economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, in its Omaha, Neb., branch, says farm income has continued to weaken with low commodity prices....
February 22, 2016 - 1:57pm
Agricultural economist looks ahead
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- What's happening economically overseas and at home will affect U.S. agriculturalists in many ways, an economist predicted. "It's like being in a tornado. You'll be buffeted from all sides," Edmond Seifried said. Seifried, chief economist with Seifried and Brew,...
February 22, 2016 - 1:53pm
January 4, 2016
The good and bad of Minnesota's economy
January 4, 2016 - 9:54am
December 29, 2015
Retirees see economy glass as half empty
NEW YORK - With 69 straight months of job growth, unemployment at a seven-year low, the Dow Jones Industrial Average near all-time highs and the Federal Reserve confident enough to hike interest rates, you might think a sturdy U.S. economy has given everyone reason to cheer. Apparently...
December 29, 2015 - 2:23pm
December 16, 2015
Fed raises interest rates, signaling an improving US economy
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve hiked interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade on Wednesday, signaling faith that the U.S. economy...
December 16, 2015 - 4:34pm