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Valley City accepts police chief’s resignation
Devils Lake-based Guard unit head to Afghanistan
Inmate walks away from custody in Devils Lake
It's transition time at protest camps as people start leaving
Applications open for State Board of Higher Education
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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
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
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
Bellevue brings a unique situation to Dickinson State women's basketball
Mott-Regent boys look to build on 4th place finish
Mott-Regent Wildfire girls basketball back with a faster pace
Raptors bounce back to overtake Timberwolves
Bison rushing attack has been more productive late in the season
BARONE: The collapse of the political left
PARSONS: Support helps make an institution better
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
John R. Metz
John R. Metz
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
July 30, 2016
Montana's economy shrinks as energy, ag contract
BILLINGS, Mont.—Montana's economy has shrunk for the second straight quarter, according to a Bureau of Economic Analysis report issued this week. Declines in oil and gas, timber, mining, agriculture and transportation all pulled Montana's gross domestic product into the negative...
July 30, 2016 - 5:38pm
July 19, 2016
Republicans officially nominate Trump on day devoted to economy
CLEVELAND -- After vanquishing 16 party rivals, warring with much of the Republican establishment and provoking controversy at the party convention,...
News/Nation and World
July 19, 2016 - 6:27pm
June 28, 2016
North Dakota sees 33 percent drop in taxable sales
BISMARCK -- Taxable first-quarter sales and purchases in North Dakota this year declined by 33 percent compared with the first quarter last year, according a report released Tuesday by the Office of State Tax Commissioner. The decrease extends a downturn that began the second quarter...
June 28, 2016 - 6:16pm
June 14, 2016
North Dakota economy shrinks almost 6 percent during 2014 to 2015
FARGO -- North Dakota's economy shrank in 2015 by almost 6 percent, ending a decade of mostly robust growth that saw the state's output of goods...
June 14, 2016 - 3:49pm
June 1, 2016
Study ranks ND fourth in fiscal health, but use of 2014 data doesn’t reflect oil slump
BISMARCK –Two Republicans campaigning to become the party’s nominee for governor in November disagreed about the relevance of a study released Wednesday that ranks North Dakota’s financial health as higher than all but three other states. The study completed for the Mercatus...
June 1, 2016 - 5:08pm
May 2, 2016
Sanford: Stenehjem needs to acknowledge economic reality
WATFORD CITY — If there’s one thing I’ve learned throughout my career in the private sector and as mayor of Watford City fighting for the...
May 2, 2016 - 1:55pm
April 22, 2016
N.D. tax revenues fall short again, now $20M below revised forecast
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s lowered expectations for tax revenues proved to be not low enough for the third month in a row in March, leaving the state more than $20 million short of its revised forecast and boosting the likelihood of additional budget cuts or further drawing down...
April 22, 2016 - 11:57am
April 12, 2016
ND taxable sales and purchases down nearly 19 percent in 2015
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s mining and oil extraction sector saw a $2 billion dip in taxable sales and purchases in 2015 as depressed crude oil and farm commodity prices brought the state’s economic boom to a grinding halt, according to figures released Tuesday. Taxable sales...
April 12, 2016 - 4:48pm
March 11, 2016
Job placement companies feel the slowdown
Changes in the economic landscape of southwest North Dakota prompted by the oil slowdown have touched most sectors in the local market. Included...
March 11, 2016 - 10:30pm
February 23, 2016
NDDOT closing five rest areas to help offset $69.2M shortfall
BISMARCK – North Dakota Department of Transportation Director Grant Levi outlined steps the agency will take to offset a $69.2 million revenue shortfall on Tuesday, including shuttering five of the state’s 28 rest areas, holding 20 jobs open and cutting back on temporary employees....
February 23, 2016 - 3:10pm
February 22, 2016
Veterans of 1980s oil glut say this price slump, too, will last
When Sheikh Ali Khalifa al-Sabah of Kuwait thinks about today's plunging oil prices, his mind drifts back to the mid-1980s, when he was forced to sell some of his country's crude for as little as $5 a barrel. As Kuwait's oil minister at the time, Sheikh Ali had to sell a cargo or...
February 22, 2016 - 12:18pm
State revenues align with new forecast in January
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s tax revenues in January continued to fall far short of expectations from a year ago, but the state’s budget director was pleased to see they were in line with a revised revenue forecast released Feb. 1. The state collected about $160.3 million in tax...
February 22, 2016 - 12:15pm
February 21, 2016
Despite N.D. budget cuts, some don't expect repeat of 1980s
BISMARCK -- Falling commodity prices and state budget cuts may be prompting some North Dakotans to fear a case of deja vu is coming on. In some ways, the economic slowdown the state is now experiencing mirrors what it went through in the 1980s. That era saw oil prices and farm incomes...
February 21, 2016 - 6:17am
February 12, 2016
Heitkamp addresses commodity prices at Senate committee
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., addressed Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen over the effects of low commodity prices Thursday during the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. The issue is one that has affected North Dakota significantly, where...
February 12, 2016 - 7:47pm
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