October 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO Amy Lemley calls Microsoft Excel her “sworn enemy.” When she found herself working with a spreadsheet composed of 140 columns and 56 rows at her job, it became “a nightmare.” Continue Reading
October 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WILLISTON With “now hiring” signs posted throughout the Bakken, even the agency charged with filling job openings struggles to keep a full staff. Cindy Sanford, manager of the Williston branch of Job Service North Dakota, is often looking to fill vacancies in her own office while also helping companies find workers. Continue Reading
October 5, 2013 in Uncategorized
How important is manufacturing to Mitchellâs economy?
During the 2013 fiscal year â July 2012 through this past June â manufacturers in the city generated sales of about $423 million. That was 28 percent, or nearly one-third, of Mitchellâs…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
September 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WILLISTON People seeking shelter at Williston’s Concordia Lutheran Church will be greeted with a sign that reads “Overnighters is over.” Continue Reading
June 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WILLISTON – Jonathan Heaton’s four kids are old enough to understand that Dad has to be in North Dakota to pay the bills. Once when the truck driver was home, his kids brought him their piggy banks to try to get him to stay in Utah. Continue Reading
June 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
From cowboys to rig hands, everyone will find something they want or need at Boot Barn.
The western store recently opened in the Prairie Hills Mall in Dickinson, but will celebrate its grand opening Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Continue Reading
May 12, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
According to a new AFL-CIO report, Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect, 60 workers were killed in Minnesota in 2011. Minnesota had one of the lowest worker fatality rates in the country. Continue Reading
April 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS Twenty months after locking out its 1,300 union workers, American Crystal Sugar is better positioned for the future with a new workforce, according to management. Continue Reading
February 7, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
Douglas County’s reputation as a leader in the packaging manufacturing industry is shining brighter than ever.
Enterprise Minnesota magazine named the county as one of “Five Great Places to be a Manufacturer in Minnesota.”
The five communities were saluted for taking extra measures to ensure the continued success of their local manufacturers, “and in turn, their schools, families and economies.” Continue Reading