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Operating base divides private security from DAPL protesters
'We're losing ground': U.S. high schoolers fall behind world peers in math, study says
Skin-to-skin contact after birth good for mom and baby
News report: Heitkamp is Trump's top choice for Agriculture secretary
Twin bombing outside Istanbul soccer stadium kills 15, wounds dozens
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Producers agree first global oil pact since 2001
Cleanup continues after oil pipeline spill in ND waterway
ND oil, gas royalty owners concerned about deductions from checks
ND joins lawsuit against BLM over methane rule
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
North Dakota power play flounders in loss without Boeser, Jost
Scoreboard of December 10, 2016
Magicians top Midgets in boys hockey
Four Dickinson High wrestlers place in Rapid City
Killdeer girls look primed to challenge for top of region
Port: Who is holding Big Protest accountable?
OMDAHL: Pipeline delay perpetuates rumor mill
BROCK: Baby it's cold outside!
BARONE: The collapse of the political left
PARSONS: Support helps make an institution better
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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
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
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