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Charges filed after film crew held at protest camp
Jury finds ND man guilty of murdering man by stabbing him in the heart
Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
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
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
February 5, 2016
Dickinson Marriott hotel to open Tuesday, Management not deterred by slowdown
Travelers in Dickinson will soon have a new place to temporarily call home. The 90-room TownePlace Suites, the first Marriott hotel built in...
February 5, 2016 - 9:47pm
January 20, 2016
ND tax revenues $63 million below forecast in December
BISMARCK – North Dakota suffered its worst revenue shortfall of the current biennium so far in December, with tax revenues arriving more than $63 million below forecast and further darkening the state’s budget picture as an advisory group prepares to meet Friday to discuss a new...
January 20, 2016 - 6:10pm
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
January 18, 2016
Dickinson leaders discuss present, future: State of the City to provide a status update and look ahead
More than a year into the oil slowdown, Dickinson is poised to receive a status update and a preliminary glimpse into its future at Tuesday’s State of the City address. This latest iteration of the annual event will feature Dickinson Mayor Gene Jackson, as well as other city leaders...
January 18, 2016 - 5:58pm
Kemp: Oil shock is hurting U.S. economy
LONDON -- Slumping oil and gas prices and a downturn in investment are proving to be major headwinds for the economies of the United States and...
January 18, 2016 - 11:29am