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May 6, 2016
Garth Brooks singing "Callin' Baton Rouge" at the Fargodome on Thursday, May 5, 2016. John Lamb / The Forum
Garth Brooks concerts could boost local economy by $16 million
May 6, 2016 - 6:10pm
May 4, 2016
A sign outside Maverick's in Roseville tells passers-by the restaurant is closed on Sundays and Mondays "due to labor shortage." Jon Gordon | MPR News
Improving labor market turns tables on restaurant owners
May 4, 2016 - 10:56am
July 9, 2015
Jobless claims rise to highest rate since February, but still show firming labor market
July 9, 2015 - 8:16am
June 5, 2015
Free pizza for life ups stakes in hot Portland housing market
June 5, 2015 - 5:53pm
May 1, 2015
A wind farm near Edgeley, N.D. File photo.
$300 million wind farm project sold to Xcel Energy
May 1, 2015 - 3:42pm
April 30, 2015
The Firestone store in downtown Fargo was closing for good as of Thursday afternoon. Dave Olson/The Forum
Downtown Fargo Firestone closing today
April 30, 2015 - 2:07pm
April 23, 2015
Minn. Sen. Al Franken (D). File photo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Franken among Senate Democrats opposing Comcast-Time Warner merger
April 23, 2015 - 2:51pm
April 15, 2015
A “For Rent” sign is shown outside of Bauer Property Management’s Century Apartment complex on 21st Street West in north Dickinson. Rents throughout Dickinson have fallen and once-rare apartment vacancies are becoming more common as a result of the downturn in oil prices and slowdown in oil production in western North Dakota’s Bakken formation. (Abby Kessler / The Dickinson Press)
Apartment vacancies an indication of the oil slowdown
April 15, 2015 - 4:31pm
April 14, 2015
CEO pay up 13 percent in 2014
April 14, 2015 - 10:59am
April 3, 2015
A job seeker walks past a sign at a veterans' job fair in Burbank, Los Angeles, California in this March 19, 2015, file photo. REUTERS / Lucy Nicholson
U.S. job gains were at their weakest since 2013; unemployment rate remains steady
April 3, 2015 - 10:20am
March 28, 2015
North Dakota no longer No. 1 in unemployment rate
March 28, 2015 - 11:38pm
March 24, 2015
A oil well pumps on a pad east of Williston, N.D., on Thursday, June 6, 2013, as a rig roughly a half-mile to its west drills a new well. Photo by Dustin Monke / Forum News Service
Study highlights how oil money trickles out of North Dakota
March 24, 2015 - 8:18pm
March 20, 2015
Bazileo Hernandez, left, and Jeff Williamson walk past a Home of Economy store along U.S. Route 85 while searching for jobs in Williston, North Dakota January 23, 2015. Home of Economy is a regional chain selling work clothing and boots to oilfield workers, among other things. Like so many before them, Terra Green, Jeff Williamson and Bazileo Hernandez came to North Dakota's oil country seeking a better life. They just came too late. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
Dreams dashed: Price drop ends North Dakota's oil party for some workers
March 20, 2015 - 7:07am
March 19, 2015
Minnesota continues to add jobs, with jobless rate steady
March 19, 2015 - 6:44pm
February 27, 2015
CNH Industrial, which produces Case IH and New Holland brands in Fago. File photo.
CNH Industrial, F-M's largest manufacturer, to lay off 80 workers
February 27, 2015 - 4:13pm