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Press Pass: ND legislators prepare for special session, Harvest is nearly here, Roughrider Commission says goodbye to arena
Roughrider Commission says one last goodbye to old rodeo arena
2 men arrested for drug delivery near school
Dickinson police respond to Friday morning stabbing
Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Veeder: Mist lifts off the doubt first-time mom feels
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Streb shares lead at PGA with Walker
Roughriders’ summer ends with loss to West Fargo
Mauer’s walk-off walk in 12th gives Twins victory
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Valley City finally gets the best of Wahpeton, wins 7-3
Sparano dives into low-down work of shaping up Vikings blockers
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
good bad and ugly
Elsie Louise Schuetzle Huether
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Monte J. Geerts
Eldon D. "Bus" Patterson
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
October 16, 2014
Lower oil prices may cool down drilling
BISMARCK — With oil prices on the move, pressure on North Dakota oil and gas production may be mounting. In his monthly update on the state’s...
October 16, 2014 - 9:00am
February 21, 2014
Oil counties use GIS to catch up, plan ahead: Specialist helps map out rapid growth
DICKINSON — As roads, buildings and people change daily in the oilfield, sometimes officials just need a bird’s-eye view. So county agencies turn to maps, often with geographic information system staff, to see where growth is occurring or may occur. Maps range from showing simple...
February 21, 2014 - 11:30pm
December 5, 2012
Wealthy in ND: 3 counties among the nation's 15 highest-paying
FARGO -- The boom in the state's Oil Patch and strong farm prices have given a big boost to personal incomes in North Dakota, putting per capita pay in some places on par with the most famously rich counties in the U.S. Three western North Dakota counties -- Williams, Billings and...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
October 19, 2012
Dickinson lawmaker has 'big and bold' proposal for west: Oil-producing counties make case for more funding
MINOT -- The state's oil-producing counties are building a united front to change how oil tax revenue is distributed so they can better keep up with rapid growth. Members of the North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties discussed new ways of allocating that money...
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
July 14, 2012
Hot topic: Oil tax revenue sharing; Booming counties feeling shorted by current formula
BISMARCK -- How much money North Dakota's oil- and gas-producing counties should get to help pay for all the needs that have come with rapid...
July 14, 2012 - 12:00am
January 5, 2012
Officials prepare for next funding round
BISMARCK -- State officials are still working out plans on how to distribute millions of dollars to help North Dakota's oil- and flood-impacted counties. The Board of University and School Lands heard updates on both issues during its Wednesday meeting. The next funding round...
January 5, 2012 - 12:00am
May 24, 2011
Officials from nine counties discuss concerns
A room in the Dickinson Elks Lodge was filled with discussion and smiles as officials from nine southwest counties broke out of the usual meeting style and broke bread to talk about pressing issues and hear presentations about possible improvements during a meeting Monday night. The...
May 24, 2011 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
Measure would provide 911 funding if passed Nov. 2
Bowman and Slope Counties have measures on their Nov. 2 ballots that would extend a 50 cent increase to the emergency service communication fee.
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Tax day rush isnt as rushed as usual
Today is tax day. A day where many Americans scramble to get their tax returns filed as the deadline looms. However, many North Dakotans can breathe a sigh of relief this year as several counties have been granted an extension due to severe weather and flooding throughout the state....
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
March 19, 2009
State, county population increased in 2008
The population in Stark County, along with 18 other counties in North Dakota increased in 2008, according to estimates released Thursday. Rod Backman, a member of the North Dakota Census Committee said Stark County's population is estimated to have grown by 147 between July of 2007...
March 19, 2009 - 11:18pm
March 6, 2009
Mineral could be hazardous Health Department looks for area volunteers to take part in study
A mineral that occurs naturally in several gravel pits in Stark, Dunn and Billings counties is the subject of a study. The mineral is also in gravel used on area roads. Scott Radig, from the North Dakota Department of Health, appeared before the Stark County Commission Thursday to...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Counties say they are penalized for hosting oil development
BISMARCK -- North Dakota's oil producing counties shouldn't be penalized for helping plump up the state treasury, county officials and a few lawmakers said Wednesday in appealing to the Legislature for assistance. With at least one county in the state on track to eventually host...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
May 29, 2008
Southwestern N.D. counties, communities to participate in housing study
DICKINSON - Seven counties and 23 communities in southwestern North Dakota will be participating in a housing study. The study will be conducted by Hanna:Keelan, a Nebraska-based community research and planning firm, which finished a study of Bowman County's housing needs early this...
May 29, 2008 - 12:00am