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Snowfall heaviest in far southeast ND, but clearing on its way
Congressman Cramer’s son in critical condition in ICU unit
North Dakota's first syringe exchange program tackles trust issues
One year after pipeline protest's end, 'I would have done it all over again'
Former ND sheriff charged in meth, bribery case makes plea deal to drop most charges
crime and courts
nation and world
United and Delta cut ties to NRA as boycott movement spreads to global corporations
Thank teachers for mastering the art of making a lasting impact
Oneok announces new gas processing plant for Bakken core
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
Spud industry going on offensive, think 'performance vegetable'
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
What to know about nursing home costs and hospice care insurance
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
NDSU potato varieties are popular garden choices
Everyone take a deep breath. Your Instant Pot pressure cooker has not been recalled.
This man's brain tumor was so big that it 'sat like a head on top of another head'
Central downs Bismarck Century, captures 27th state hockey title
Teague helps lift Wolves over Bulls, without injured Butler
UND rallies to tie Miami, but only grabs one point in key series
Curl leads Bismarck to fourth-straight N.D. girls title
Minnesota native Diggins to take reins of U.S. women's cross country
Commentary: Heitkamp's has a perfect opportunity to prove her commitment to bipartisanship
Commentary: Backers of ballot measure to create an ethics commission now maybe don’t want an ethics commission
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Commentary: Trump’s call to arm teachers is kind of dumb
McFeely: They are teachers, not gunslingers
Marvin M. "Marv" Morel
Ronald J. "Ron" Heidt
Supporting Denny McNamara
Donald & Angela
Guild Mortgage serves local community
Synthetic ice, twice as nice!: Belfield’s skating rink enriches community
A good year, a good meal: Burly’s Roughrider serves steaks and smiles
South Heart school addition finishes up
South Heart elementary principal is committed to her students
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
30 under 30
February 8, 2018
Burgum taps deputy tax commissioner as new ND budget director
BISMARCK—North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum named Deputy Tax Commissioner Joe Morrissette the state's new budget director Thursday, Feb. 8....
February 8, 2018 - 3:50pm
December 5, 2017
ND lawmakers to contract with extra firm on revenue figures
BISMARCK—Seeking more input on state revenue projections after recent estimates missed the mark, North Dakota lawmakers voted Tuesday,...
December 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
December 1, 2017
With ND budget director retirement, some worry about losing institutional knowledge
BISMARCK — Years before she became the state budget director, Pam Sharp's time in the North Dakota Auditor's Office helped her understand...
December 1, 2017 - 3:57pm
October 30, 2017
ND budget director Pam Sharp to retire
BISMARCK — North Dakota budget director Pam Sharp will retire next month after more than three decades in state government, Gov. Doug Burgum...
October 30, 2017 - 5:14pm
October 26, 2017
Legislative budget writers criticize severances for BreatheND employees
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Senate's chief budget writer said this week the $400,000 in severance paid to employees of the state's now-defunct...
October 26, 2017 - 11:26am
August 25, 2017
North Dakota's general fund balance $66 million better than expected
BISMARCK—The state's general fund ended the most recent two-year budget cycle with roughly $66 million more than previously expected, North...
August 25, 2017 - 6:17pm
June 21, 2017
158 ND state employees accepted for buyout program
BISMARCK—Two-hundred state employees applied for a buyout in recent weeks, North Dakota budget officials said Wednesday, Jun 21. The results...
June 21, 2017 - 3:47pm
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