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Municipal and Stark County Courts: Cases closed June 27-July 3
Fargo NBC affiliate to swallow CBS station’s programming after FCC ruling
Grafton mulls a 5-acre greenhouse
In North Dakota, there’s growing recognition of need for re-entry programs
Nation & World
FOTB: The school of fish: Teacher and fishing guide gives lessons on Lake Sakakawea
Local talent, big jobs: Veteran-owned Bemidji surveying company that worked on Sandpiper pipeline keeps growing
U.S. takes stand against steel pipe imports
Wells Fargo’s focus on energy show growth strategy
IEA: U.S. oil boom to extend into 2015, supply risks strong
Veeder: Imagining ourselves in warmer times
Omdahl: Ex-Hutterites take issues to public square
Monke: An eventful day in the mountains
Baumgarten: Lessons from a former waitress
Letter: North Dakota needs the Sandpiper pipeline ASAP
Book drive for South Africa: Dickinson native and Peace Corps volunteer asking for books to create a rural school library
'Bolt the Benches, Paint the Town': Dickinson Downtown Association seeks to beautify alleyways, asks artists to submit mural proposals
Beach Party on the Prairie: Concert features a salute to Eagles and the Beach Boys
Killdeer gearing up for Centennial celebration
Showcasing the power of antique tractors: Tractor and pickup pull set at Schefield
Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Hlebechuk Payne
Dean E. Brown
Lucinda "Cid" (Hewson) Hunter
A Venture into home building
Jackie Hope: The best lemonade, found in Dickinson
Patrick Hope: ‘Xenosaga:’ German words are fun!
Journeying the Narrow Path
Secret of the sauce: Dickinson-based seasoning sauce Brenarsky’s continues to grow
Keeping eyes on grand prize: Duo of Bohlman, Benson ready for National High School Finals Rodeo
Eye-opening experiences during ND Shrine Bowl
Twins pile on hits to top Rockies
Umpire’s All-Star Game experience like no other
June 22, 2014
Omdahl: Plans for Legacy Fund deserve statewide input
When Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the Ten Commandments, he called the Israelites together and announced that hereafter the Commandments would be the rules. ”Did you have hearings?” a passing North Dakotan asked. ”Well, no,” Moses responded. ”Nothing can be...
opinion / columns
June 22, 2014 - 12:06am
June 16, 2014
Advisory board chairman predicts Legacy Fund won’t be tapped in 2017
BISMARCK — The chairman of the board that recommends how to invest North Dakota’s Legacy Fund predicted Monday that state lawmakers won’t tap the fund — now valued at more than $2 billion — when they first get the opportunity in 2017. “I don’t think there’s going...
news / north dakota
June 16, 2014 - 6:09pm
December 5, 2013
Economist recommends regional legacy trust for oil-impacted counties
Echoing what a former Minnesota politician hinted at in Dickinson last month, a rural development and resource economist from a national firm said Thursday that it might be time to set up a regional legacy trust fund specifically for western North Dakota. Speaking as part of a webinar...
Energy / Bakken
December 5, 2013 - 7:52pm
New group to focus on how to spend, invest Legacy Fund Fund
BISMARCK – A nonprofit organization that specializes in energy policy is pulling together a broad panel of leaders and planning public input meetings to discuss how North Dakota should spend its Legacy Fund, which oil and gas revenue has helped swell to $1.4 billion. Brad Crabtree,...
news / north dakota
November 5, 2013 - 5:41pm
June 29, 2013
Legacy Fund investments take new course
BISMARCK -- The Legacy Fund, a constitutionally created fund that can't be tapped until 2017, may see a larger return on its investments. The 11-member State Investment Board unanimously approved an 18-month transition plan Friday to move the Legacy Fund's investments from short-term...
news / north dakota
June 29, 2013 - 12:00am
August 5, 2012
Oil tax revenue almost doubles expectations
BISMARCK -- North Dakota collected almost $1.7 billion in oil tax revenue in the past fiscal year, nearly bringing in as much money in one year as the state expected to collect in two. The original forecast from February 2011 predicted North Dakota would collect $2.041 billion in...
news / north dakota / oil
August 5, 2012 - 12:00am
January 13, 2012
Measure to use oil taxes for wildlife projects
BISMARCK (AP) -- Conservation groups said Thursday they would campaign to put a North Dakota constitutional amendment on the ballot that would...
news / oil
January 13, 2012 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
Measure 1 passes, creates 'Legacy Fund'
BISMARCK -- It looks like North Dakota voters have decided a portion of oil tax revenue should go into a "Legacy Fund." With 182 of 505 precincts reporting, 66 percent, or 48,691 voters, favored Measure 1, with 34 percent, or 25,467 votes, against. Supporter Sen. Connie Triplett,...
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am
October 23, 2010
Groups support Measure 1
BISMARCK (AP) -- As oil prices rose and North Dakota's production almost quadrupled in the past decade, the state's steady stream of oil tax collections became a torrent -- and the Legislature's spending appetite increased along with it. In an attempt to save some of the oil bounty,...
October 23, 2010 - 12:00am