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September 18, 2018
Letter: Middle class people are going nowhere in a hurry in the Trump economy
September 18, 2018 - 1:28pm
September 17, 2018
A resurgence in North Dakota's Oil Patch spurred the fifth consecutive quarterly gain in sales tax collections, according to state figures. Unlike the oil boom, however, the current oil expansion hasn't fueled increases in the retail sector. Forum file photo
North Dakota sales tax collections continue to increase
September 17, 2018 - 4:26pm
September 13, 2018
Black, Hispanic Minnesotan incomes rebounded in 2017; significant gaps remain
September 13, 2018 - 6:00am
September 7, 2018
A job seeker shakes hands with a representative during a National Career Fairs event in Tampa, Florida, on May 23, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett.
US economy adds 201,000 jobs in August as strong hiring continues
September 7, 2018 - 9:14am
September 1, 2018
Letter: Trump is boosting economy by cutting taxes and slashing regulations
September 1, 2018 - 9:55pm
August 27, 2018
Jason Margerum, foreground, and his father, Rich Margerum, pick up a table Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, that he purchased at the liquidation sale for the Moorhead Herberger's in Moorhead Center Mall. Helmut Schmidt / The Forum
Moorhead Herberger's to close Wednesday; Fargo location shuttered
August 27, 2018 - 5:20pm
August 23, 2018
Congressman Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., from left, hosts U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Stephen Censky in a news conference following a trade town hall meeting Thursday, Aug. 23, at the North Dakota State College of Science’s Fargo campus.  Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editorplay button
Commerce secretary urges North Dakota ag producers to hang tough in trade war
August 23, 2018 - 6:34pm
Congressman Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., from left, hosts U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Stephen Censky in a news conference following a trade town hall meeting Thursday, Aug. 23, at the North Dakota State College of Science’s Fargo campus. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editorplay button
Commerce secretary urges North Dakota ag producers to hang tough in trade war
August 23, 2018 - 5:20pm
August 3, 2018
A job seeker shakes hands with a representative during a National Career Fairs event in Tampa, Florida, on May 23, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett.
US economy adds 157,000 jobs in July, slightly below expectations
August 3, 2018 - 8:15am
August 2, 2018
Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., speaks to the Fargo Moorhead Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead. Erin Bormett / The Forum
Cramer talks farm bill progress, ‘rocketship economy’
August 2, 2018 - 6:05pm
August 1, 2018
Retaliatory trade tariffs, which are just starting to be felt, threaten to hurt farmers and dampen economic activity despite a pledge of $12 billion in aid. File photo of the wheat harvest near Harwood, N.D.
Economist: Prolonged trade war threatens North Dakota economic growth
August 1, 2018 - 5:24pm
July 27, 2018
Soybeans are unloaded at dusk during harvest in Buda, Illinois, on Sept. 29, 2017.   Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Economy grows 4.1%, the fastest pace since 2014
July 27, 2018 - 7:27pm
July 14, 2018
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Minnesota's prevailing-wage laws a 'win-win-win,' researcher says; critics call for changes
July 14, 2018 - 9:19am
July 6, 2018
Minnesota a trade war battlefield
July 6, 2018 - 3:31pm
June 20, 2018
In a spruced-up Duluth, Minn., warehouse, President Donald Trump sits in the center seat during a roundtable discussion about the economy on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Forum News Service photoplay button
Trump promises to improve American economy at Duluth meeting with miners
June 20, 2018 - 9:26pm