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April 12, 2017
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Two NDSU economists sign letter to Trump, Congress supporting immigrants
April 12, 2017 - 5:45am
April 11, 2017
A mountain of grain sits in a storage pile, as midwestern grain farmers and merchants struggle to find storage space after three years of record harvests, near Minburn, Iowa, U.S., March 11, 2017. REUTERS/Scott Morgan
Global surplus leads to grain piled on runways, parking lots and fields
April 11, 2017 - 8:22am
April 7, 2017
Job growth slows as U.S. unemployment rate drops to 4.5 percent
April 7, 2017 - 8:07am
March 25, 2017
The Sears store is seen Thursday, March 24, 2017, in the West Acres Mall, Fargo, three days before its closing at the end of regular business hours Sunday. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
As Sears closes Sunday in Fargo, what does future hold for FM-area retail workers?
March 25, 2017 - 11:08am
March 20, 2017
Tourists and visitors crowd the Reflecting Pool and the Washington Monument (C) with the U.S. Capitol in the background, in the days prior to Donald J. Trump's inauguration, in Washington, U.S., January 15, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Theiler
Travel ban, strong dollar could put a damper on tourism
March 20, 2017 - 8:37am
March 15, 2017
columnist Rob Port
Port's Notebook: Depressingly necessarily legislation and failing the forecasters
March 15, 2017 - 7:11am
March 10, 2017
People wait in line to enter the Nassau County Mega Job Fair at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, U.S. October 7, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo
Strong job growth, rising wages set stage for Fed rate hike
March 10, 2017 - 9:51am
March 7, 2017
A mule truck moves a container in the Port of Miami in Miami, Florida, U.S., May 19, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Oil imports lift U.S. trade deficit to near five-year high
March 7, 2017 - 1:10pm
March 6, 2017
Frayne Olson, an extension crops economist for the NDSU Extension Service, was one of many experts that gave presentations during an ag conference sponsored by the Extension Service on Monday, October 24, 2016 at the Ramada Inn in Grand Forks, N.D. (Nick Nelson/Agweek)
Focus on efficiency
March 6, 2017 - 7:00pm
March 4, 2017
Don Wille, owner of Wille Logging Lumber and Timber in Puposky, leans on timber he logged out of Itasca State Park after storms this past summer.  Forum News Service photo
Milder temperatures in Minnesota bring a new challenge to timber industry
March 4, 2017 - 5:19pm
February 24, 2017
A field of wheat east of Emerado, N.D., is contrasted by a cerulean sky on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Wheat revenue is forecasted to be down in 2017 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
2017 farm profitability projections mixed
February 24, 2017 - 10:00am
February 23, 2017
People attend the Tesla and Space X booth at TechFair LA, a technology job fair, in Los Angeles Jan. 26, 2017. Lucy Nicholson / Reuters
U.S. labor, housing markets data underscore economy's stamina
February 23, 2017 - 10:54am
February 22, 2017
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, center, listens to President Donald Trump speak during a "strategic initiatives" lunch at the White House Feb. 22, 2017. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
Trump seeks jobs advice from some firms that offshore U.S. work
February 22, 2017 - 3:10pm
February 21, 2017
Blake Cooper (left) talks with beef producers about the wild swing in cattle markets at one of the weekly sales at the Creston Livestock Auction. While the unrealistic highs in the markets were a bonus for producers, Cooper was concerned that the prices were too high for comfort. Erin Beck / Forum News Service
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
February 21, 2017 - 4:11pm
February 20, 2017
Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of North Dakota, Minnesota
February 20, 2017 - 4:47pm
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