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June 12, 2017
If farmers never upgraded equipment, this is what agriculture still would look like. National Archives photo, circa 1939.
Quit hoping for farmers to fail
June 12, 2017 - 6:00am
June 8, 2017
While most of the gas is captured at an oil well, some of it is flared off. The collapse in 2016 created a sea of red ink for oil companies and bankrupted some outright. But it also spurred survivors to boost productivity. They are leaner, more fit to cope with oil prices at $50 a barrel. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
North Dakota oil industry shows signs of a rebound
June 8, 2017 - 4:10pm
June 6, 2017
File photo by Jesse Trelstad
Are you a super commuter? North Dakota sees 40 percent spike, among highest in nation
June 6, 2017 - 1:33pm
June 5, 2017
Financial website: North Dakota has 10th-worst economy in the country
June 5, 2017 - 5:26pm
May 30, 2017
Although the economy has largely recovered, the younger cohort of millennials may not have. In fact, new research indicates that the Great Recession has acted as a great divide for this group of 72 million, born between 1980 and 1995. (Dreamstime/TNS)
Recession split the millennial generation into haves and have-nots
May 30, 2017 - 6:04pm
Although the economy has largely recovered, the younger cohort of millennials may not have. In fact, new research indicates that the Great Recession has acted as a great divide for this group of 72 million, born between 1980 and 1995. (Dreamstime/TNS)
Recession split the millennial generation into haves and have-nots
May 30, 2017 - 1:23pm
May 26, 2017
Recession or recovery? Economists say ND may be at turning point
May 26, 2017 - 11:28pm
May 23, 2017
Minnesota manufacturers express record optimism in new survey
May 23, 2017 - 8:35pm
May 21, 2017
Six KC-135 tankers are currently being held at at the Grand Forks Air Force base until weather is better in Kansas.(Joshua Komer / Forum News Service)
Grand Forks leaders prepare for potential Air Force realignment study
May 21, 2017 - 9:00am
May 16, 2017
The Bebe chain of women's clothing stores is among the latest victims of changing buyer habits. (Dreamstime)
As retail stores close, where are the jobs going?
May 16, 2017 - 6:00am
May 9, 2017
Steve Stark cartoon: F-M Jobs
May 9, 2017 - 9:29am
May 2, 2017
Pocomoke High School teacher Brooke Gillespie and senior Rebeka Kline, who plans to study art at a local community college, decorate vacant storefronts in rural Pocomoke City, Md., as part of an after-school program to teach job skills. "After they graduate, there isn't much here" for young people looking for jobs, Gillespie said. (Tim Henderson/The Pew Charitable Trusts/TNS)
Disconnected youth: Out of school and out of work in rural America
May 2, 2017 - 12:56pm
May 1, 2017
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Bank of ND touts another year of record profits
May 1, 2017 - 5:37pm
April 12, 2017
Pixabay / Special to The Forum
Two NDSU economists sign letter to Trump, Congress supporting immigrants
April 12, 2017 - 5:45am
April 11, 2017
A mountain of grain sits in a storage pile, as midwestern grain farmers and merchants struggle to find storage space after three years of record harvests, near Minburn, Iowa, U.S., March 11, 2017. REUTERS/Scott Morgan
Global surplus leads to grain piled on runways, parking lots and fields
April 11, 2017 - 8:22am
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