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Judge exceeds prosecution's recommendation, gives 20-year sentence in Fargo beating death
Bill to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation introduced again in North Dakota
General Motors says it will invest additional $1 billion in U.S.
Turkey says captures nightclub attacker who acted for Islamic State
Unexpected income: What to do with extra paychecks
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
Blue Hawks men’s hoops edges Vikings
Dickinson State women’s basketball tops Valley City
Introspective off days are key to Karl-Anthony Towns' improvement
U.S. high school soccer concussions on the rise, study finds
Packers-Cowboys, Steelers-Chiefs draw huge audiences
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Jacobs: NDSU's Bresciani notes 'unusual' ND media environment in application for Ohio job
BENSON: A monarchy in America
OMDAHL: A high tech governor offers great promise
Port: NDDOT attaches ridiculous fiscal note to bill to increase speed limit
Shirley A. Dvorak
Hilma K. Sargent
Kim F. Krull
Thomas F. Murtha
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
April 29, 2016
Governor to deliver budget guidelines without tax increases
BISMARCK -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple will deliver guidelines to state agency heads next week for his final budget crafted as governor. The North Dakota Office of Management and Budget said in a memo to state agency heads that Dalrymple’s 2017-19 budget guidelines will be delivered at...
April 29, 2016 - 6:48pm
April 24, 2016
Port: North Dakota’s budget shortfall may show up in your property tax bill
MINOT -- Some of North Dakota’s candidates for governor have promised that the state’s falling revenues won’t hit taxpayers. They’ve...
April 24, 2016 - 12:02am
April 18, 2016
City budget experienced shortfalls in 2015
The city of Dickinson spent a little more than it collected in its general fund over last year. City Accountant Robbie Morey presented the city’s fiscal year-end report for 2015 at the regular meeting of the City Commission on Monday and said general fund expenditures amounted to...
April 18, 2016 - 9:35pm
March 15, 2016
ND tax revenues fall short of lower forecast again; more budget cuts possible
BISMARCK – North Dakota tax revenues fell short of lowered expectations for the second straight month in February, raising the prospect of another round of budget cuts and prompting a warning from an industry official Tuesday that the worst is yet to come as slumping crude prices...
March 15, 2016 - 3:24pm
February 25, 2016
Oil impact grants suspended for city of Dickinson, domestic violence center
At least two major Dickinson projects will be negatively impacted by an overextension of the North Dakota Oil and Gas Impact Grant Fund program. As a result of steeply decreased oil revenues in the state budget, a $4 million grant to the city of Dickinson and a $750,000 proposed financial...
February 25, 2016 - 8:35pm
February 20, 2016
Jail funds coming up short in Devils Lake: Fewer inmates means Lake Region facility facing deficit
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- Facing budget issues resulting from a trend toward lower inmate populations, plus increasing regulations, the five-county Lake Region Law Enforcement Center is seeking additional funding sources to help the facility break even financially. The board agreed this...
February 20, 2016 - 4:54pm
February 14, 2016
Schafer: Administration not immune to UND budget woes
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Interim President Ed Schafer said he realizes people tend to think when a business makes cuts, those who suffer are the lowest on the ladder while the bosses save themselves, but he said this won't be the case at the University of North Dakota. "Administration...
February 14, 2016 - 6:17am
February 12, 2016
DSU to make more than $1 million in biennium budget cuts
A belt-tightening across North Dakota’s public institutions has come to Dickinson State University. DSU President Thomas Mitzel assured faculty...
February 12, 2016 - 8:56pm
Some N.D. agencies start submitting budget cuts as Wednesday deadline approaches
BISMARCK – Wednesday marks the deadline for submitting the largest budget cuts dollar-wise for state agencies in North Dakota history, and more than a dozen agencies had already submitted theirs as of Friday. Among them was the North Dakota Council on the Arts, which is handling...
February 12, 2016 - 2:55pm
February 9, 2016
Obama proposes $4.1 trillion spending plan in final White House budget
WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Barack Obama proposed a $4.1 trillion spending plan for fiscal year 2017 on Tuesday in a final White House budget...
News/Nation and World
February 9, 2016 - 4:52pm
February 2, 2016
Mitzel: DSU working to trim budget
Dickinson State President Thomas Mitzel said Tuesday that the university isn't cutting positions or paychecks as it begins trimming about $1.1 million from its budget, as it was ordered to do Monday by Gov. Jack Dalrymple. "One of the things we want to make sure we do is continue...
February 2, 2016 - 4:54pm
February 1, 2016
Schafer: Work together to meet budget challenge, UND interim president urges unity to meet state budget woes
GRAND FORKS -- University of North Dakota interim President Ed Schafer relayed an optimistic message to campus Monday after North Dakota’s...
February 1, 2016 - 7:17pm
Facing $1 billion shortfall, ND Gov. Dalrymple orders agencies to slash 4 percent from budgets
BISMARCK –- North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple on Monday ordered most state agencies to slash their budgets by just over 4 percent to help cover...
February 1, 2016 - 4:38pm
Revenue shortfall to put pressure on oil tax trust fund
BISMARCK -- As news of North Dakota’s $1 billion revenue shortfall and 4.05 percent budget cuts for state agencies sank in Monday, some elected officials predicted the appetite for tapping into the state’s $3.5 billion trust fund for oil taxes will grow when lawmakers convene...
February 1, 2016 - 4:03pm
January 25, 2016
Engineering priorities: Dickinson utilities extension to be examined in budget reforecast
A city engineering project planned for one of Dickinson’s earliest oil-boom era annexations may be delayed by municipal budgetary shifts as...
January 25, 2016 - 8:57pm