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Motivational Monday: Vision and action
Vision without Action is merely a dream. Action without Vision is merely passing time. Vision with Action can change the world. (Nelson Mandela) Wishing you peace and wellbeing as you change the worl...
11/18/13 at 2:00 AM Motivational Monday: A Quaker Proverb 11/11/13 at 10:53 AM
Freedom Friday: Inclusion 11/8/13 at 8:57 AM
Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC Releases August Economic Indicators
The unemployment rate for the Fargo Moorhead MSA sits at 3.3% compared to a national unemployment rate at 7.7% (not seasonally adjusted). North Dakotas unemployment sits at 2.9% (July 2013). Housing ...
9/13/13 at 8:47 AM
I'm a Believer -- So Are You
We disagree with one another a lot these days, but I think I've found three sentences we can all say, "Yes, that's true," to: 1) We are all born. 2) We all die. 3) In between, we operate each of ...
12/19/12 at 2:11 PM
A Two-minute Economics Course
Economics isn't a fun subject in or out of school, but being familiar with some basic facts about the U.S. economy may help you sort through some of the media hype. US GDP data by YCharts GDP -- Meas...
11/9/12 at 3:42 PM
Round Lake, Minnesota: An example of where the job growth should be
When you hear of creating jobs, what comes to mind? A better living for yourself and your family? Having enough money to travel to the places you want to? Paying down or even paying off your debts? ...
10/12/12 at 5:41 AM Annie's Kiosk Coming Soon to Schleswig Holstein 6/12/12 at 3:55 AM
2012: The Year of Reckoning 1/4/12 at 6:12 AM
Minnesota jobs up, unemployment steady
Employers added 7,200 jobs in June, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Thursday. At the same time, the percentage of people without work remained at 5.6 percent...
7/19/12 at 11:47 AM Update: Obama pledges to make veterans' lives better 8/30/11 at 2:50 PM
Unemployment on veterans' minds as Obama talks 8/30/11 at 8:13 AM
Job Service North Dakota official will testify before Congress
BISMARCK--The executive director of Job Service North Dakota is slated to testify before Congress this week. Maren Daley will share her experiences working with North Dakotas reemployment efforts and...
10/5/11 at 8:34 AM
On narrative arcs, random events, and how I've come to flee the country
"Things separate from their stories have no meaning." Cormac McCarthy How would you describe your life so far? Has it followed a clean narrative, with dramatic arcs at appropriate milestones like yo...
4/26/11 at 11:51 AM
Students Keep Job Market in Mind when Choosing Programs
A weak job market and rising student debt have more students turning to career-focused programs when they're deciding what to study. Click here for more information from The Hechinger Report....
1/24/11 at 7:25 AM
What County in MN has the 2nd Highest Foreclosure Rate?
It was a shock to me to find out that Isanti County has the 2nd highest foreclosure rate in the State of Minnesota. And right in the heart of it is the city of Cambridge. It isn't often for me that...
9/25/10 at 12:00 AM Outstate Unemployment Figures...We're Better Than We Were But... 4/30/10 at 3:37 PM
Crunching the Most Current Numbers on Taxes and Employment 1/7/10 at 3:53 PM
Bad economic news for Mitchell
The state Department of Labor just came out with its unemployment numbers for January, and the news is bad. Mitchell's unemployment rate shot back up to 5.8 percent, from 5 percent in December. That's...
3/10/10 at 7:21 AM Mitchell's unemployment rate inches back up 12/30/09 at 8:24 AM