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Cheers to the class of 2017: Unique grad gifts that keep on giving
Congress renames Fargo ag lab for former North Dakota governor
Deleted emails contained oil spill data as Bismarck attorney calls for audit
Trump to propose deep cuts to Medicare in new budget proposal
Deleted emails contained ND oil spill data as attorney calls for audit
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nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
DHS speech team places second at state
Swift: North Dakota proves to be just one sprawling small town
Dickinson High names graduation speakers
Trinity commencement speakers named
I'm a recovering control freak - it makes dating even harder
Zimmer to take time off from Vikings after 8th eye surgery
Bradley's 3-pointer gives Celtics improbable win over Cavs
Own goal burns Minnesota United in loss to Galaxy
Royals reliever Maness glad to be healthy again
Twins pound Royals to earn doubleheader split
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
Coming Home: A trip to the sale barn proves the best days can't be planned
Pinke Post: The purpose of trophies in the box
Minding our Elders: Family caregiver needs recognition from siblings
Growing Together: Separating hardy from non-hardy when shopping trees and shrubs
Bernadette "Bernie" Axtman
Linda C. Wagner
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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April 18, 2017
Port: Activist says people are calling for another push to abolish property taxes
Back during the 2012 election cycle North Dakota had a bit of a political brawl over the issue of property taxes. On one side were activists...
April 18, 2017 - 3:31pm
ND city, school officials fight bill capping property tax levy increases
BISMARCK—A past legislative debate over property tax policy was renewed Wednesday when lawmakers heard a bill that would place an annual...
January 18, 2017 - 5:56pm
January 8, 2017
Port: Burgum's biggest challenge will be unwinding the state's property tax mess
During his State of the State address to lawmakers this last week, Gov. Doug Burgum said he wants to get the state government out of "the property...
January 8, 2017 - 6:26am
December 29, 2016
New England property taxes increase
Some New England residents were shocked to see that their property taxes had doubled on their latest statements, which were released earlier...
December 29, 2016 - 10:25pm
July 27, 2016
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
The North Dakota Democrats have begun their fall campaign in earnest and, as expected, they and their legislative leadership are using the same...
July 27, 2016 - 11:00am
December 26, 2015
Law closes loophole for notice of big property tax increases
BISMARCK – One of eight new laws taking effect Friday in North Dakota will close a loophole that kept property owners from receiving notice of significant property tax increases in certain cases. The 2013 law required that property owners be notified if the assessed value of their...
December 26, 2015 - 12:02am
August 7, 2015
DPS to host public meeting Monday to discuss increased property tax levy
Dickinson Public Schools is hosting a public meeting Monday to discuss a proposed 25.65 percent property tax levy increase. DPS Assistant Superintendent Vince Reep predicts the mill levy for the district would increase by 3.6, and said he would discuss estimates of the district’s...
August 7, 2015 - 10:11pm
January 6, 2015
Counties oppose online property tax information requirement
BISMARCK — Thousands of additional North Dakotans could see their property tax information posted online if state lawmakers pass a bill that’s scheduled for its first hearing Wednesday. The North Dakota Association of Counties is opposing the bipartisan bill, which would require...
January 6, 2015 - 11:38pm
December 9, 2014
State property tax statements get new look
BISMARCK — North Dakota property tax statements will hit mailboxes this month with a new look that will make it easier for taxpayers to understand, the state’s tax commissioner said. The Legislature’s interim Taxation Committee directed Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger’s...
December 9, 2014 - 10:27pm
October 18, 2014
Property taxes at top of list for tax commissioner candidates
With less than three weeks until the election, property tax improvements are the highest priority for all three candidates in the state tax commissioner race. Republican incumbent Ryan Rauschenberger, who was appointed tax commissioner by Gov. Jack Dalrymple in November, said his...
October 18, 2014 - 6:25pm
February 15, 2014
Nothing changes when it comes to property taxes
I built a commercial building 38 years ago — a plain, utilitarian steel building constructed when Dickinson needed all the economic thrust that it could muster. The property taxes were not low but reasonable. The taxes ranged from $1,900 to $3,900 per year with ups and downs due...
February 15, 2014 - 12:53am
January 16, 2014
Farm Bureau finalizing language for ballot measure on property tax reform
North Dakota Farm Bureau officials hope to finalize draft language by the end of next week for an initiated measure to reform property taxes, a lobbyist for the group said Thursday. Eric Aasmundstad said the measure aims to restrict local governments from automatically raising property...
January 16, 2014 - 5:57pm
December 3, 2013
Dalrymple says task force will deliver 'meaningful results’ on property taxes
BISMARCK — Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Tuesday his new Task Force on Property Tax Reform will identify “meaningful, long-term savings” for...
December 3, 2013 - 12:13pm
December 2, 2013
Dalrymple forming task force on property tax reform
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple is forming a task force to study permanent property tax reform in North Dakota. Dalrymple will announce the details of the task force, including its makeup and goals, during a press conference at 9:30 a.m. today at the Capitol, according to a news...
December 2, 2013 - 7:23pm
April 5, 2013
Shirvani could owe thousands in California property tax
TURLOCK, Calif. -- The head of the North Dakota University System likely will have to pay thousands of dollars in uncollected taxes because of a five-year assessment error on his former home here, the Stanislaus County assessor said this week. Dave Cogdill said the "fluke" went unnoticed...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am