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What happens when no one comes forward after a person dies
August 14, 2017 - 2:54pm
FARGO — More than two months after his body was found under a blanket in a car outside Walmart in Dilworth, Minn., police still can't find...
Former Fargo officer to appeal firing
August 11, 2017 - 9:09am
FARGO — A Fargo police officer who was recently dismissed from the force is in the process of appealing his termination. David Boelke will...
Insights and Intuition: Culture initiatives that can help morale
August 1, 2017 - 12:11pm
What are some culture initiatives implemented at your organization that didn't cost much but were appreciated by employees? When it comes to...
Workforce shortage demands full-court press
August 1, 2017 - 10:58am
Minnesota is recognized for its talented workforce. We view it as the secret sauce that drives the economy. It’s at the foundation of making...
Task force hears mixed opinions on earned sick and safe time
July 28, 2017 - 11:07am
DULUTH - Cherise Payton was a single mother raising four boys, living in poverty, and she has never held a job with earned sick and safe time....
Documents in worker’s death reveal a reactive workplace
July 17, 2017 - 9:41am
SUPERIOR, Wis. — Even after he'd been badly burned in a workplace incident at Fraser Shipyards in February, Joseph Burch figured he hadn't...
Insights and Intuition: Avoid these common interview mistakes
July 10, 2017 - 3:07pm
What common mistakes do candidates make during interviews that can take them out of the running for a job? Not doing their homework. Before...
University of Jamestown director of career services and experiential education discusses post-graduation
July 10, 2017 - 2:49pm
When do students start planning and applying for post-graduation jobs? It really varies. Some start the semester before graduation, and others...
JLG Architects director of human resources highlights the importance of culture
July 10, 2017 - 2:43pm
What culture initiatives does JLG implement that set it apart as a great workplace? We value relationships. Internal cohesion is priority....
Obermiller Nelson Engineering's director of human resources offers hiring advice
July 10, 2017 - 2:35pm
What does ONE's hiring process entail? “Hire hard” is a common quote heard during the hiring process at ONE. By that we mean we need to...
Thief River Falls principal named head of Digi-Key human resources
July 10, 2017 - 1:24pm
THIEF RIVER FALLS—A Thief River Falls school principal will head Digi-Key Electronics' human resources department as the major distributor...
As Chippewa takes over, Mesabi Metallics has layoffs
July 6, 2017 - 3:02pm
Mesabi Metallics, the company that has been ushering the former Essar Steel Minnesota project through bankruptcy, announced Wednesday it was...
HCSCC to host free, open receptions for Quilt National '15
July 5, 2017 - 1:26pm
MOORHEAD, Minn. - The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County (HCSCC) announces two receptions celebrating their new exhibition of innovative...
Labor Department to review Obama-era rule that would expand overtime pay
June 28, 2017 - 10:01am
WASHINGTON - The Labor Department said it is formally requesting feedback on a rule that would expand overtime pay to millions of workers - a...
Facing multiple felony charges, an embattled Minn. mayor was barred from a city council meeting
June 23, 2017 - 9:32am
The saga of Crosby mayor Jim Hunter, who was arrested in March on multiple felony charges, took another turn Thursday when the city attorney...