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ND coal power plant shuts down after 50-year run
ND father doing better in burn unit after losing his kids in fire
Short on funds: $200k needed to begin veterans pavilion
Pentagon delivers draft plan to 'rapidly' defeat Islamic State to White House
Senate confirms Ross as commerce secretary
crime and courts
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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
DSU basketball loses to Bellevue in NSAA finals, potentially ending its season
Competing Twins outfielders once had mentor-pupil relationship
Wild's Parise, Pominville sidelined with mumps
From the archives: 'Something weird happened tonight' when a ND basketball team won with 4 points
Big Wild trade makes it look like team is going for it all
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
McFeely: ND could reduce pain by doing something crazy, like raising taxes
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Port: Group which hosted feisty Cramer town hall in Fargo caught stage managing event in another state
William "Bill" G. Heick
Leo G. Stockert
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Hospital now certified as ‘acute stroke ready,’ with new processes, training and effective drug
New hair salon opens in Sentinel Butte
Diamond Truck Equipment serves more three generations of customers
Filling a need in Beach
Revamping New England one pipe and ordinance at a time
Honoring our Firefighters
January 13, 2017
State, city officials to tackle projected $111 million money gap
Dickinson is projected to have a $111 million funding gap by 2023, according to a study conducted by AE2S Nexus, a company hired to assess the...
January 13, 2017 - 9:45pm
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