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North Dakota sports young skilled labor force

November 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — North Dakota’s skilled labor workforce is among the youngest in the country.
The portion of skilled laborers — electricians, welders, machinists — approaching retirement age in North Dakota is well below the national average, a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota sports young skilled labor force

November 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — North Dakota’s skilled labor workforce is among the youngest in the country.
The portion of skilled laborers — electricians, welders, machinists — approaching retirement age in North Dakota is well below the national average, a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota: Young and getting younger

October 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Fresh out of college, Rebecca Marohn and Jessica Herd moved from their college towns to North Dakota this summer with new jobs at Microsoft in mind and some lingering doubts about living in Fargo. Continue Reading

Huebner age, gender discrimination lawsuit settled

April 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit involving Fargo television news anchorwoman Robin Huebner, who accused a former employer of discriminating against her on the basis of age and gender. Continue Reading

Portion of anchorwoman’s bias suit dismissed

April 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A federal judge has dismissed a portion of a lawsuit in which Fargo anchorwoman Robin Huebner claims a local TV station illegally discriminated against her on the basis of her age and gender. Continue Reading

72 is the new 30

March 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Well, just in time. I’m learning that “72 is the new 30,” according to research published by German scientists in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S. Continue Reading

Aged to perfection in ND: Living to 100 not as rare as it used to be in state

December 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS When Lutheran Sunset Home in Grafton hosted a birthday party last month for its residents who were 100 years old or older, nine people showed up to join the celebration. Continue Reading

Small hands, smart phones

October 10, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Parents debate age for giving child a phone
WORTHINGTON Eric Murray, the manager of Cellular Only in Worthington, has noticed a rise in parents buying cellphones for children, which he attributes to people getting rid of land lines. Continue Reading

A rural brain gain

May 16, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

U of M study shows rural areas are growing in 30- to 49-year old age group
WORTHINGTON A University of Minnesota Extension study released Wednesday shows rural Minnesota is continuing to attract residents in the 30 to 49 age group, according to a study of the U.S. Census data. Continue Reading

Census report says reaching 90 is more likely than ever now

November 18, 2011 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON (AP) The rolls of America’s oldest old are surging: Nearly 2 million now are 90 or over, nearly triple their numbers of just three decades ago.

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