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Best Buy Geek Squad Cutting Jobs

The Geek Squad is responsible for in-home product installations and repairs for appliances and electronics

  NATIONAL — Nearly 400 Best Buy Geeks will be losing their jobs in the squad. The company announced it is laying off 399 Geek Squad employees from across the country. The Geek Squad is responsible for in-home product installations and repairs for appliances and electronics. Best Buy officials say the layoffs will begin in September. If those affected choose…

Local Reaction to President Trump’s Tweets on Banning Transgenders from the Military

President Trump says transgender people are no longer accepted or allowed to serve in any capacity in the U–S Military

FARGO, ND — President Trump said transgender people are no longer accepted or allowed to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military. People in the metro and officials nationwide have shared their opinions. “When we see a move like this from the administration, from way high up, from the top of the administration, it gives me a lot of…

Giving People a Chance: Fargo’s F5 Project Helping Former Inmates Strive for Success

The mission of the organization is to keep the past in the past

FARGO, ND — A Cass County organization’s mission is to keep the past, in the past. The F5 Project works to give former inmates a second chance. “I am a five-time felon and had the community around me not given me a chance, we wouldn’t be here today,” said Adam Martin, who is the executive director of the F5 Project….

U.S. Labor Dept: Six Million Jobs Available…Why Can’t They be Filled?

The U.S. Labor Department says there are currently about six million open jobs in the country, hitting a record high

  NATIONAL — Are you searching for the perfect job? According to the U.S. Labor Department, there are plenty of potential employers out looking for you. The U.S. Labor Department says there are currently about six million open jobs in the country, hitting a record high. Department officials say with so many open positions, employers are more likely to hire…

Have Some Produce? Prairie Roots Co-op Wants You!

They're also looking to fill spots for a marketing coordinator, department managers and other part time positions

FARGO, N.D. — A new co-op soon to open up in Fargo is looking for new employees and farmers. Prairie Roots Co-op is looking for farmers to partner up with to get local produce. They’re also looking to fill spots for a marketing coordinator, department managers and other part time positions. They have seven positions open at this time and…

Done Deal? The Star Lake Casino Project

The project would construct a third Shooting Star location on Star Lake in Otter Tail County

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A proposed casino on an undeveloped portion of Star Lake is raising concerns and leaving questions unanswered. Members of White Earth Nation and people of Otter Tail County are asking two questions: what does progress look like and what price are they willing to pay for it? Minnesota is the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”, and 25…

CHI St. Alexius Health Issues Third Round of Layoffs

Officials with CHI St. Alexius Health say the 131-year-old company is responding to the pressures of health care reform

  BISMARCK, N.D. — A health care provider in Bismarck is laying off more employees, the third round of layoffs in the past year. Officials with CHI St. Alexius Health say the 131-year-old company is responding to the pressures of health care reform. St. Alexius is affiliated with the larger Catholic Health Initiative, which is operating at a loss and…

HIRED Job Fair Helps People Find Their New Career

The HIRED Job Fair brings together 50 employers and over 500 job seekers

Prospective employees met with companies looking to fill empty positions at the HIRED Job Fair. The event is the largest of its kind in the area and was co–sponsored by Preference Personnel, Job Service North Dakota and Radio F–M Media. According to event organizers, attending the fair is not just a great way to find a new job, but also…

Walmart to Eliminate 1,000 More Jobs

This adds to the 7,000 jobs Walmart cut back in September of 2016

Walmart announces another round of job cuts. The retailer is getting ready to eliminate another 1,000 jobs before the end of this month. The cuts will mostly come from its corporate headquarters in Arkansas, although corporate officials would not confirm it would happen. Officials did say the company is always looking for “ways to operate more efficiently”. This comes on the…