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Israel's Shimon Peres, 93, dies in Tel Aviv
Clinton seeks to keep Trump on defensive after debate
Obama power plant rules face key test in U.S. court
Chelsea Clinton coming to Fargo for fundraiser
Bismarck murder trial delayed until January
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nation and world
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
Port: Burgum says Obama blocking Dakota Access Pipeline could spark recession
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
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DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Midgets volleyball takes care of Saints in four sets
Trinity pulls away from Beulah for sweep
Hazeltine pedigree planned from the start
DSU volleyball tops South Dakota Mines
Reeve: Best team ever for U.S. at Ryder Cup?
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
good bad and ugly
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
February 1, 2016
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
January 23, 2016
With possible budget cuts for state, UND could face even larger shortfall
GRAND FORKS -- The University of North Dakota’s budget shortfall may soon become even larger -- up from $5 million to $11 million. With oil prices tumbling and the state's revenue falling short of its projections, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said he may be forced to make a 2.5 percent budget...
January 23, 2016 - 3:54pm
January 20, 2016
State of the City outlines adversity, opportunity: City leaders discuss short-term adjustment period in face of long-term gains
Three Dickinson city leaders and state Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms spotlighted the volatility of life in the Bakken Tuesday...
January 20, 2016 - 2:59pm
December 18, 2015
Fiscal fights fade as U.S. Congress backs huge budget bill
WASHINGTON -- Brushing aside concerns about deepening the budget deficit, U.S. lawmakers approved $1.8 trillion worth of federal spending and tax breaks on Friday in a rare case of bipartisan action after years of damaging fiscal fights in Congress. The Senate voted 65-33 to approve...
News/Nation and World
December 18, 2015 - 6:07pm
Despite oil slump, Dalrymple says budget won’t change much
BISMARCK -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple said he expects the final executive budget proposal he submits before leaving office to be in line with past budgets, despite the current revenue downturn and potential for cuts in the upcoming biennium. Dalrymple told the Bismarck Tribune editorial...
December 18, 2015 - 5:48pm
December 16, 2015
GOP lawmakers suggest deeper budget cuts before tapping reserves
BISMARCK – Two high-ranking Republican lawmakers called Wednesday for deeper cuts to state agency budgets before tapping reserve funds to compensate for a revenue slide that’s already $152 million below forecast just five months into the biennium. Office of Management and Budget...
December 16, 2015 - 4:05pm
Lawmakers deny emergency funds for Job Service ND
BISMARCK – State lawmakers Wednesday denied $240,000 in emergency funds designed to keep Job Service North Dakota fully staffed through an expected jump in unemployment insurance claims in January as the agency struggles with federal budget cuts. The Legislature’s Budget Section...
December 16, 2015 - 2:30pm
December 7, 2015
New revenue forecast will reveal whether ND budget cuts needed
FARGO — The prolonged slump in oil prices and the resulting slide in state revenues have prompted a new revenue forecast to see if North Dakota’s state budget should be trimmed by up to 2½ percent, or $106.8 million. Results of the revised forecast by Moody’s Analytics are...
December 7, 2015 - 10:41pm
October 6, 2015
SWA sales revenue projected to decrease next year
Southwest Water Authority is anticipating decreased sales revenue in 2016, as outlined in its preliminary budget for next year that was discussed at its monthly Board of Director’s meeting Monday. Gross sales for 2016 were estimated at around $13.1 million, less than the 2015...
October 6, 2015 - 9:58pm
2016 Stark County budget unveiled: Oil and gas revenues still face low projections
The Stark County Commission is projecting oil and gas revenues to remain low in 2016 despite an increase in overall spending by the county for that year. The commission discussed this and other points about its 2016 budget, which it approved unanimously Tuesday at its regular...
October 6, 2015 - 6:43pm
October 3, 2015
Oil Patch city debts increase
As cities throughout North Dakota finalize their budgets for the upcoming year, western municipalities have had to account for the unique economic...
October 3, 2015 - 11:49pm
September 9, 2015
Belfield delves into street-funding options
BELFIELD — The Belfield City Council continued to mull over options for funding its street and water project at its regular meeting Tuesday at City Hall. The project is to be partially funded through voter-approved special assessments. However, some residents were assessed amounts...
September 9, 2015 - 6:35pm
September 8, 2015
Commission approves first reading of 2016 budget
The Dickinson City Commission approved a first reading of the 2016 municipal budget, which features a balanced general fund budget of more than $17.2 million. Deputy City Administrator Doug Volesky said projections for general fund revenue included a $250,000 increase in general...
September 8, 2015 - 11:46pm
September 2, 2015
Tentative Dunn Co. 2016 budget revealed : Pipeline tax values, oil prices affect final numbers
MANNING — The Dunn County Commission reviewed its tentative 2016 budget Wednesday during its regular meeting at the Dunn County Courthouse. The overall budget is projected to be around $53 million, with approximately $30 million given to the county’s Roads Department, and the...
September 2, 2015 - 8:46pm