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North Dakota governor, first lady to attend Trump inauguration and festivities
ND man looks for investors in potential marijuana dispensary after finding startup costs higher than expected
Marsy’s Law bill passes North Dakota House
Obama commutes prison sentences for 330 before leaving office
Bill aimed at providing child care tax credit defeated in ND House
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nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Adrian Peterson runs down his options: Texans, Giants, Bucs
Weber State-UND game could be the best of the season at The Betty
Grand Forks Central grad Casey Johnson emerging on UND's blue line
Team goals clear for Blue Hawk track and field
Pudge highlights three elected to baseball Hall of Fame
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
Susie A. Fettig
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
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
December 26, 2015
Commercial development slows down: Outside businesses more hesitant to enter Dickinson market
The sluggish oil economy has dampened some facets of local industry and has put other prospective new commercial developments on a slower track,...
December 26, 2015 - 9:26pm
Some Dickinson businesses feel a chill with local economy in a state of adjustment, normalization
The wider context of the oil slowdown has changed the business climate of Dickinson, resulting in a chill for some and a more normalized pace for others. Wildcat Pizzeria, formerly located on the northwest side of Dickinson, closed abruptly about two weeks ago after losing a substantial...
December 26, 2015 - 9:24pm
Omdahl: Their Black Friday becomes our Red 2016
GRAND FORKS -- The day of reckoning for Black Friday has arrived and the credit card people want their money. Now we’re in trouble for buying...
December 26, 2015 - 9:03pm
December 25, 2015
Oil Patch city leaders move forward after unexpected crude price declines in 2015
Leaders in western North Dakota's Oil Patch cities say life didn't change as abruptly as many expected it to in 2015 as crude prices bottomed...
December 25, 2015 - 8:52pm
December 22, 2015
Holten: We need a new gold standard
Do you know how much gold there is in the world? There is 170 metric tons. What does that mean? It means that if you melted all of the gold that...
December 22, 2015 - 9:00pm
December 21, 2015
Moody’s: Oil collapse leads to budget shortfalls in U.S. oil states
NEW YORK -- Lower tax revenues because of job losses in energy and related sectors due to the collapse in oil prices will hit budgets of oil-producing states through the remainder of this fiscal year and next, Moody's Investors Service said on Monday.Moody's comments came after Oklahoma...
December 21, 2015 - 1:03pm
December 14, 2015
Wenzel: Sobering trends temper N.D.’s optimism
GRAND FORKS -- Congratulations are in order. North Dakota is the nation’s best-run state, according to the news and opinion website 24/7 Wall Street. That’s quite an achievement, and it’s the fourth consecutive year the honor has been bestowed upon the Roughrider State. Our...
December 14, 2015 - 10:21pm