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Box Office: 'Lego Batman' flies high over 'Great Wall,' 'Fist Fight'
Woman, 56, dies when hit by train in Detroit Lakes
Sweden asks the U.S. to explain Trump comment
Florida middle schooler threw block at Trump motorcade, sheriff says
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
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
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Just a kid at heart: Buffington makes dollhouse for silent auction item
Learning for a lifetime: CommUniversity classes start Feb. 11
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
Trinity finishes home schedule in fashion
Blue Hawk wrestling sends five to nationals
DSU men’s track wins the NSAA; women finish second
Midgets fall on the road to Jamestown
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Port: Hey Shailene Woodley, come back to North Dakota and clean up your mess
Minding Our Elders: Recovery from double grief may require professional care
Shaun L. Walton
Catherine "Katie" (Kessel) Steinke
Gladys Josephine Stenberg
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
January 17, 2017
Public employee union raises issues with Burgum budget proposal
BISMARCK — The head of North Dakota's largest public employee union said Tuesday, Jan. 17 that Gov. Doug Burgum's proposal to have state...
January 17, 2017 - 6:42pm
January 13, 2017
Bill would prevent North Dakota state agencies from filling vacant spots
BISMARCK — North Dakota state agencies would be prevented from filling open positions for the next few months under a bill introduced by...
January 13, 2017 - 1:42pm
August 4, 2016
N.D. legislative leaders to propose reforms to avoid future shortfalls
BISMARCK — After dealing with the fallout from a budget forecast that has missed the revenue mark by nearly $1.4 billion, North Dakota legislative leaders said Thursday they plan to propose reforms next session aimed at preventing similar situations in the future. Lawmakers...
August 4, 2016 - 5:57pm
June 16, 2016
More budget cuts, special session possible as ND tax revenues fall short again
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s bleak budget outlook suffered another blow Thursday with a report that state tax revenues came up $36.4 million short in May, increasing the chances of additional budget cuts and making it likely the state will drain the remaining $75 million from a rainy...
June 16, 2016 - 1:39pm
May 20, 2016
N.D. tax revenues fall $33M short in April, worst month yet since revised forecast in January
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s tax revenues fell $33.4 million short of projections in April, the worst month yet since the state budget office adopted a lower revenue forecast in January to adjust for plunging revenues blamed on depressed oil and farm commodity prices. The Office...
May 20, 2016 - 3:25pm
April 29, 2016
Governor to deliver budget guidelines without tax increases
BISMARCK -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple will deliver guidelines to state agency heads next week for his final budget crafted as governor. The North Dakota Office of Management and Budget said in a memo to state agency heads that Dalrymple’s 2017-19 budget guidelines will be delivered at...
April 29, 2016 - 6:48pm
March 3, 2016
Lawmaker ‘baffled’ by starting point for agencies’ 2017-19 budgets
BISMARCK – State agencies will be asked next month to build smaller budgets for the next biennium, but one lawmaker questioned Thursday why their starting point won’t include the budget cuts made last month to help offset a more than $1 billion revenue shortfall. “To me it looks...
March 3, 2016 - 3:15pm
February 17, 2016
ND agencies turn in budget cuts to cover shortfall
BISMARCK – North Dakota agencies stepped up to the chopping block on Wednesday, submitting millions of dollars in budget cuts to help the state weather a projected $1 billion revenue shortfall blamed largely on the effects of sagging crude oil prices. Gov. Jack Dalrymple ordered...
February 17, 2016 - 5:24pm
April 30, 2015
Unfinished NDPERS budget bill won’t affect member benefits, director says
BISMARCK – As lawyers and lawmakers try to figure out the next step for the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System budget that was left unfinished when the Legislature adjourned Wednesday, the system’s executive director said it’s business as usual. “As far as...
April 30, 2015 - 6:36pm
September 16, 2011
Flooding cost to taxpayer: $509M
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's National Guard commander said Thursday the cost to taxpayers of the state's spring and summer flooding will run...
September 16, 2011 - 12:03am
August 24, 2011
ND budget director in Washington for quake
BISMARCK -- North Dakota's budget director was standing in the National Museum of American History on Tuesday when the earthquake hit Washington, D.C. In a phone interview late Tuesday afternoon, Pam Sharp said she was looking at the exhibit of Julia Child's kitchen when the floor...
August 24, 2011 - 12:00am
February 21, 2010
Letter: Explaining Stoxen Library fund error
I appreciate this opportunity to answer questions that might remain about the Stoxen Library expansion project. Two weeks after our Jan. 13 news conference announcing that the legislative target had been met for funding the project, I detected an accounting error that had been caught...
February 21, 2010 - 12:00am
February 17, 2010
Questions over coding error linger
After a coding error by the state treasurer's office left renovations to Dickinson State University's Stoxen Library hanging in limbo, state...
February 17, 2010 - 12:00am
February 14, 2010
Press Editorial: Questions surround error
Wow. A decimal point sure did cause a problem for the state accounting gurus and a disappointment for the Dickinson community. State leaders announced Wednesday that $9 million that was to be set aside for a renovation to the Dickinson State University Stoxen Library is not available...
February 14, 2010 - 12:00am