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Tribe applauds further review of Dakota Access
Bill allows $5,000 fines for pipeline protesters disobeying orders to vacate
ND city, school officials fight bill capping property tax levy increases
Study: ND tourism added up to 21.9 million visitors, $3.1 billion spent in 2015
Weather for next 10 weeks critical for flood forecasting
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
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'
For Minn.-Duluth, mental preparation is key with North Dakota looming
Pudge highlights three elected to baseball Hall of Fame
Former Twins INF Plouffe agrees to one-year deal with Oakland
Scoreboard of January 17, 2017
Wolves reportedly testing interest in Rubio
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
Jacobs: NDSU's Bresciani notes 'unusual' ND media environment in application for Ohio job
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
oil tax revenue
March 19, 2015
Forecast drops North Dakota's oil tax revenue another $1 billion
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s oil tax revenues took another nearly $1 billion hit in the latest revenue forecast released Wednesday, but the...
March 19, 2015 - 12:46pm
March 11, 2015
Budget forecast ebbs and flows with oil
BISMARCK — With a week to go before the release of an updated North Dakota revenue forecast, a working budget group was still trying to determine...
March 11, 2015 - 11:00pm
January 30, 2015
Forecast: Oil tax revenue to drop $4B
BISMARCK – Legislative leaders remained optimistic about North Dakota’s financial position but predicted some difficult decisions ahead in...
January 30, 2015 - 12:51am
January 15, 2015
Democrats urge backup budgeting for North Dakota
BISMARCK — Uncertainty over the price of crude oil and “sobering” projections for North Dakota’s oil tax revenues over the next two years spurred Democratic lawmakers Thursday to call for backup budgeting and a study of the state’s volatility in tax collections. Senate...
January 15, 2015 - 11:10pm
December 16, 2014
ND could lose billions if oil prices persist
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota stands to lose billions in revenue if oil prices continue to slip, Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley said Tuesday at a meeting of the Highway 2 West Manufacturers’ Association in Grand Forks. Under state law, if oil prices fall below a certain threshold for five...
December 16, 2014 - 11:16pm
December 11, 2014
Oil, gas tax declines hurt state revenues
WASHINGTON — Declines in oil and gas severance taxes contributed to large drops in overall revenues for Dakota in the third quarter, a public policy research group reported. In North Dakota, experiencing a natural gas and oil boom, tax revenues fell 46.7 percent in the quarter...
December 11, 2014 - 10:59pm
September 5, 2014
Brock: Oil tax revenue split has to change to favor impacted areas
I tried to imagine sitting down at the kitchen table to discuss household finances, and I began by stating our budget this year is probably going to be about 10 times higher than usual. After reviving my spouse with smelling salts, I would calmly explain that there are just a lots...
September 5, 2014 - 6:53pm
August 29, 2014
New OMB forecast estimates $9.8B in N.D. oil tax revenue in 2015-17, $2.2B more in 2013-15 than previously forecast
BISMARCK — North Dakota is poised to collect nearly $9.8 billion in oil tax revenue during the next two years and $2.2 billion more than previously forecast for 2013-15, according to a new outlook released Friday that had elected leaders calling for additional tax relief, greater...
August 29, 2014 - 12:13pm
May 7, 2014
Dalrymple calls for hold-even agency budgets with option for increases
BISMARCK — As North Dakota sits on billions of dollars in oil tax revenues, Gov. Jack Dalrymple called on state agencies Wednesday to develop hold-even budgets for the 2015-2017 biennium but left the door open to requests for more money to meet growth-related needs. It’s the...
May 7, 2014 - 5:26pm
February 19, 2014
Western ND officials plead for more oil tax revenue: Anderson: ‘We’re down on our knees here begging you’
BISMARCK — Local government and school leaders facing mounting needs in western North Dakota pleaded with state lawmakers on Wednesday to give them a bigger share of oil production tax revenue, with one county official saying, “we’re down here on our knees begging you.” About...
February 19, 2014 - 11:54pm