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Community asks AG not to request mistrial in Knodel case
Belfield development asks for tax abatements
Audit reveals millions in tuition waivers for out-of-state students
Dickinson puts tougher rules in place for taxicab companies
ND Legislature spends on inspectors, training to address rail safety
crime and courts
nation and world
Refinery ramps up: Dakota Prairie Refining begins producing fuel from Bakken crude oil
EOG Resources to resume fracking if oil hits $65 a barrel
Bloomberg: Trader Andy Hall says oil prices reached turning point
Businesses move past chaos: As oil prices stay low, Dickinson stores begin feeling slowdown’s effect
From boomtown to hometown: Buildings still going up in heart of the Oil Patch
On Star Wars day, a cereal tribute that is here to stay
Patrick Hope: The biggest sleep
All is ‘write’ with Helma: 99 year old discovers writing, poetry talent and other ways to grow
50 years behind the wheel: Bus driver recalls city route, life with children
A lifetime dedicated to education: Sharon Hansen prepares to retire
Friske edges Wagner in 2-hole playoff
Fath, Sickler help Midgets sweep Braves
Dickinson State defeats Jimmies for championship
Comets edge Blue Hawks: DSU grabs first game, but Mayville State responds to win NSAA title
Zaleski: Legislature got a lot done, but ...
Brock: Oil Patch changing, but oil industry will still be here
Letter: Who is blowing smoke with wind farm project?
Omdahl: Legislature can’t do that much
Our View: Western North Dakota’s oil story is far from told
Ben J. Wolbaum
John P. Custer
Allan A. "Al" Bauer
Glen Francis Snow
Ben J. Wolbaum
34 acres in Dickinson sells for $1.3 million for new development
The development of Dickinson's west side got another shot in the arm Tuesday after a developer agreed to pay more than a million dollars for a plot of land near Interstate 94's Exit 59. Five Diamond Fund Managers will pay just more than $1.3 million for 34 acres of real estate that...
Energy / news
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
November 9, 2012
Buying up the Bakken: Continental to purchase 120,000 acres for $650M
The largest leaseholder in the Bakken is prepared to increase its stake here by $650 million. Continental Resources Inc. is doubling down on its already substantial investment in the Bakken, according to a press release issued by the company this week. Continental has entered into...
Bakken / news / oil
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Dickinson taxable sales grow 52 percent; Williston leads statewide growth that increased to more than $19B
BISMARCK -- The story of North Dakota's envious economy just keeps getting bigger with all of the state's largest cities contributing to eye-popping...
news / oil
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
December 9, 2011
$2M in grants approved for oil-impacted townships
BISMARCK -- State officials approved $2 million worth of grants for oil-impacted townships Thursday and began discussing how $60 million in additional impact grants will be distributed. The Board of University and School Lands approved 60 township requests for financial help with...
news / oil
December 9, 2011 - 12:00am
June 5, 2010
Water pipeline project nears completion
After conception by a few area minds in the late '70s and about $31 million later, rural residents in southwest North Dakota can receive treated water as a section of the Southwest Pipeline Project nears completion. More than 940 residents near Medora, Beach, Sentinel Butte, Golva...
local / news / water
June 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 27, 2009
Bond set at $1 million cash for alleged murderer
Judge Zane Anderson set bond at $1 million cash for a Texas man accused of murder during a hearing Monday. Shane Patrick Miller, 39, is charged for shooting Neal Matejovsky, 49, of Dickinson. Matejovsky's body was found in Dunn County on April 10. "In the event he is able to post...
April 27, 2009 - 11:17pm
March 20, 2009
Wind developer plans to add 170 megawatts
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's leading wind power developer intends to spend $300 million this year installing another 170 megawatts of generating capacity near two existing wind projects, the company's chief executive says. "This is one of the best places to go," said Mitch Davidson,...
agriculture / wind
March 20, 2009 - 11:03pm
Senate deletes state income tax rebates
BISMARCK -- The proposed North Dakota $100 million state income tax rebate for this year is gone. At least, as far as the state Senate is concerned. But senators still favor a state income tax reduction, much as Gov. John Hoeven and several other lawmakers have proposed this session....
March 20, 2009 - 11:01pm
March 19, 2009
Victims of class warfare
As a member of the board of directors of the American International Group, I am pained by the hailstorm of fecal matter raining on our company for the $450 million in bonuses we are paying out to the traders in credit derivatives after receiving billions from the U.S. Treasury to...
March 19, 2009 - 12:00am
March 17, 2009
Forest Service going on a map quest
There are several roads that wind through the Badlands of western North Dakota where people can get lost. It can also be unclear which are private...
March 17, 2009 - 11:25pm
February 9, 2009
ND to take in $38 million less than earlier projected
BISMARCK -- North Dakota's treasury will see $38.4 million less in 2009-11 than its budget writers assumed in November, a new forecast released today shows. Gov. John Hoeven and his budget director outlined the forecast this morning to legislators who are writing the 2009-11 budget. The...
February 9, 2009 - 10:00am
February 5, 2009
Obama signs bill extending children's health insurance
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed a bill extending health coverage to 4 million uninsured children, a move he called...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
N.D. surplus for 2009 is $740 million to $1.2 billion
BISMARCK -- It's safe to say North Dakota's revenue forecast is understated, the state budget director told legislative appropriations members Wednesday. Revenues and transfers into the state general fund are up 17 percent over the 2007 forecast, OMB Director Pam Sharp said.
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am
May 15, 2008
Commission OKs $1 million for livestock water projects
BISMARCK -- A million-dollar pool of state money is now available for North Dakota livestock producers to tap into for watering their herds. The state Water Commission approved the funds late Wednesday, following up on Gov. John Hoeven's drought declaration last Friday. Last month,...
May 15, 2008 - 12:00am