Sarah Arntson

North Dakotans & Minnesotans prepare for first major winter storm of season

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — With blizzard-like conditions on the horizon across much of North Dakota and Minnesota, the North Dakota Department of Transportation advises people to stay off the roads. “It’s been a while since we’ve seen these kind of conditions and even though all of us are used to living up here in North Dakota, sometimes we forget. Sometimes…

ND has thousands of job openings despite the pandemic

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) – Since the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines, many people are being called back to the work place. North Dakota had an unemployment rate of 5.5 percent in February and 4.8 percent in March. There are 16,000 open positions across the state on the Job Service North Dakota website. The organization says some service industry businesses are having…

Website helps businesses report people who don’t show up for job interviews

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) – North Dakota Job Service is upgrading a link to help out employers. It helps employers report anyone who doesn’t return back to work or anyone who is a no-call no-show for job interviews. The report has been usually filed over the phone but is now accessible online. The Job Service Communication Strategy Manager says the investigation…