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Press Pass: Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel, Dickinson Fire helps rescue hiker in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Killdeer Aquatic and Wellness Center open for business, Ukrainian festival welcomes visitors
N.D. Dems rebuke Heitkamp for Clinton endorsement
Trump bankers question his portrayal of financial comeback
Undocumented immigrants given roles at DNC
Kaine’s crime-busting past may hurt Clinton’s outreach to blacks
crime and courts
nation and world
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
With largest-ever N.D. wind farm planned, regulator blames coal plant closing on wind power
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for Kalamazoo spill
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Irsfeld: Where to turn for relief from joint pain, arthritis
Reducing children's exposure to violence starts with ‘stronger political will’
VCRs -- an ‘80s living room wonder -- to go out of production this month
Community Health Needs Assessment report available online
Griffey, Piazza set for Hall of Fame induction
Nunez delivers as Twins outlast Red Sox
Scoreboard of July 23, 2016
North Dakota boys 18th, girls 25th at conclusion of NHSFR
Dickinson’s Casey Vernon captures hobbies feature win despite several cautions
Monke: We need more visits like Giancarlo's
Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
McFeely: Sorry, Chancellor Hagerott, individuals matter
Letter: Election results upset the status quo
Letter: Some North Dakotans welcome EPA rule state officials are fighting
good bad and ugly
Diane K. Berger
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
December 18, 2015
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
August 14, 2015
Negotiators set $1.1M budget for Dickinson teacher salary increases
After a five-minute recess negotiators of Dickinson Public School Board reconvened with representatives from the Dickinson Education Association and agreed to allocate $1.1 million of remaining budgetary funds toward teacher salaries. “In an effort to be collaborative and get something...
August 14, 2015 - 9:56am
August 6, 2015
DPS budget committee recommends $43.1 million budget for 2015-2016
The Dickinson Public Schools’ Budget Committee considered a balanced general fund budget of more than $43.1 million for the Dickinson Public School District’s 2015-16 year at a meeting Thursday. Assistant Superintendent Vince Reep said this year’s proposed budget is about $3...
August 6, 2015 - 11:33pm
July 20, 2015
City Commission narrows panhandling ordinance
The proposed panhandling ordinance passed its first reading at the Dickinson City Commission meeting Monday night at City Hall. Interim city...
July 20, 2015 - 11:46pm
July 13, 2015
S.D. increased revenue, lower spending provide extra $21.5 million to budget reserve
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota state government closed the 2015 budget year on June 30 marking the fourth consecutive year with a surplus, Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced Monday. The governor said the state general fund budget ended with both higher revenues and lower expenditures...
News/Nation and World
July 13, 2015 - 8:02pm
June 18, 2015
Lawmaker chastises University System over budget shortfall
BISMARCK — North Dakota University System officials say the fixing of a projected system office operating budget deficit has multiple options...
June 18, 2015 - 11:27pm