PRAIRIE BUSINESS Sioux Falls, Fargo among top mid-sized cities for job seekers
Recent analysis conducted by mylife.comfound that Sioux Falls, S.D., and Fargo, N.D., are among the top 10 mid-sized cities in the U.S. to find a job. Other cities on the list included Rochester, Minn... Posted on 4/10/14 at 10:34 AM
THE RACING LIFE Twists And Turns
Are you ready for the 2013 racing season? The Racing Life is. But with all the snow STILL on the ground here in North Dakota is seems like spring will never get here. So to get you in the mood... we m... Posted on 4/7/13 at 1:19 PM
COMPASS POINTS Group plans first-ever auction for S.D. bighorn sheep tag
The Midwest Chapter of the Wild Sheep Foundation annually auctions off a North Dakota bighorn sheep tag, but this year, for the first time ever, the Northfield, Minn.-based group is auctioning off a S... Posted on 3/14/13 at 10:02 AM
STAFF BLOG WDAZ STORMTRACKER WEATHER The Weather Giveth and Taketh Away
I grew up in the Midwest, yet, after spending nearly 50 years in this region there is one element of Midwestern thought I have never understood. That would be the concept of somehow we will end up get... Posted on 10/25/11 at 12:03 PM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — This summer's heat wave is taking its toll on fish in the Upper Midwest, where high water temperatures and low oxygen levels have combined to kill thousands of fish in Minnesota, the Dakotas and Wisconsin.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Midwest ranchers have never been enamored with environmental regulators, but they really began to complain after learning that federal inspectors were flying over their land to look for problems.
ST. LOUIS — Cougars are again spreading across the Midwest a century after the generally reclusive predators were hunted to near extinction in much of the region, according to a new study billed as the first rigorous statistical look at the issue.
THURMAN, Iowa (AP) — Concerned that Midwesterners might be complacent after repeated tornado warnings came to nothing, forecasters issued a sternly worded alert, well in advance, that weekend storms could prove fatal.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — In an unusually early and strong warning, national weather forecasters cautioned Friday that conditions are ripe for violent tornadoes to rip through the nation from Texas to Minnesota this weekend.
A fearsome storm spread a smothering shroud of white over nearly half the nation Wednesday, snarling transportation from Oklahoma to New England, burying parts of the Midwest under 2 feet of snow and laying down dangerously heavy ice in the Northeast that was too much for some buildings to bear.
The economy is gaining strength in nine Midwest and Plains states because global growth and continued low interest rates have provided a boost to agriculture and energy businesses, according to a new survey released Tuesday.
A storm that promised to bring a white Christmas to much of the Midwest had dumped 9 inches of snow in Iowa by Friday morning and was moving east, where a rare bit of holiday snow was expected as far south as Atlanta.
A powerful, gusty storm dumped mounds of snow across the upper Midwest on Sunday, closing major highways in several states, canceling more than 1,600 flights in Chicago and collapsing the roof of the Minnesota Vikings' stadium.
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