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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
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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 29, 2016
Port: Democrats may introduce bill to raise oil tax during special session
On Tuesday next week North Dakota lawmakers will convene in Bismarck for a special session called earlier this month by Governor Jack Dalrymple....
July 29, 2016 - 5:22pm
July 13, 2016
Press Pass: Friday, February 5, 2016
Here’s some of our top stories from Friday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. ND delegation...
July 13, 2016 - 8:55pm
February 14, 2016
Monke: Obama's silly oil tax just another ego trip
When you ask three members of Congress the same question about a proposed policy and every one of them laughs about it, you know it can’t be...
February 14, 2016 - 12:02am
February 9, 2016
Obama budget seeks $10.25 a barrel tax on oil phased in over 5 years
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's 2017 budget proposal released on Tuesday calls for a $10.25 per barrel tax on oil phased in over five...
February 9, 2016 - 4:28pm
December 30, 2015
Tribe to make statement on oil tax compact Thursday
BISMARCK -- Three Affiliated Tribes chairman Mark Fox says he’ll make a statement Thursday on how the reservation will proceed with an oil tax compact between North Dakota and the tribes that evenly splits tax revenue from wells on the reservation. The compact needs updating because...
December 30, 2015 - 10:55pm
December 11, 2015
Oil tax compact remains unsigned with tribe
BISMARCK -- A longstanding oil tax compact between the Three Affiliated Tribes and North Dakota needs updating, but the tribes appear to be in no hurry to sign on the dotted line. The compact, which allows North Dakota to collect tax on oil wells and evenly split the revenue, is outdated...
December 11, 2015 - 8:25pm
July 14, 2015
North Dakota Native Americans hint at exiting state oil tax deal
NEW TOWN — A leading official on a Native American reservation where roughly a third of North Dakota's oil is extracted has voiced his strongest threat to date to walk away from a tax-sharing deal with the state, ratcheting up energy industry concerns about dueling levy rates and...
July 14, 2015 - 5:34pm
May 29, 2015
N.D. ‘Large trigger’ oil tax cut won’t take effect
BISMARCK – The oil tax cut known as the large trigger will not take effect on Monday, causing the state to collect about a half-billion dollars more this year than legislators budgeted. The exemption would have taken effect next month if the price of West Texas Intermediate...
May 29, 2015 - 2:44pm
May 1, 2015
North Dakota still on track for oil tax break
WILLISTON, N.D. - The clock kept ticking in April on a suspension of North Dakota's oil extraction tax after a state-calculated average of the...
May 1, 2015 - 4:20pm
April 29, 2015
Letter: Legislature made right call reforming oil, gas taxes
The state of North Dakota and its leaders made the right move when it chose to reform oil and gas taxes. They rose above political expediency to make a decision that is in the longterm interest of the citizens. We do not know what oil prices will do. It’s as easy to find a prediction...
April 29, 2015 - 11:23pm
GOP leaders say goals met despite low oil prices
Dem-NPL leader say lawmakers rushed an oil tax cut, and unfinished business won't be forgotten.
April 29, 2015 - 7:48pm
Dalrymple signs sweeping oil tax changes into law
WILLISTON, N.D. - North Dakota, the second-largest U.S. oil producer, has approved a sweeping reorganization of its oil tax code by cutting the...
April 29, 2015 - 5:25pm
April 24, 2015
Our View: Oil tax change OK for ND, drug numbers ugly
Each week, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good - Solution to oil extraction tax rate: The lowering of the oil extraction tax rate is not entirely good, nor it is entirely bad. Lowering the...
April 24, 2015 - 8:26pm
House adds its OK to oil tax changes
BISMARCK – A bill to reform North Dakota’s oil taxes is on its way to the governor’s desk, but questions remain about the implications...
April 24, 2015 - 7:54pm
April 23, 2015
Senate approves changing oil taxes
BISMARCK — Senate lawmakers voted 32-15 late Thursday in favor of lowering the oil extraction tax and removing price-based tax breaks after...
April 23, 2015 - 9:38pm