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UND moves forward with online education provider Pearson
Gov. Burgum's vision for revamping ND government: Better technology, fewer employees
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Commentary: The politics of North Dakota's big bad budget bind
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Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
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March 26, 2018
New public safety tax aims for fall vote
A new half-cent sales tax dedicated to public safety could be on the ballot this fall. If approved, the funds would go toward Dickinson's police and fire departments, Mayor Scott Decker explained. "We have ongoing staffing issues and we have equipment and training needs, and I thought...
March 26, 2018 - 5:04pm
March 7, 2018
S.D. Attorney General announces wide support for 'tax fairness' fight against online retailers
MITCHELL, S.D.—South Dakota will have a lot of support in its fight for "tax fairness" next month. State Attorney General Marty Jackley...
March 7, 2018 - 3:13pm
February 8, 2018
State of the City: Mayor highlights new projects, growing opioid concerns
"The state of our city in 2017 and going into 2018 is strong," Mayor Scott Decker began a State of the City event held Thursday, Feb. 8, at Dickinson...
February 8, 2018 - 7:44pm
December 19, 2017
Half cent sales tax vote coming in 2018
Voters in 2018 could be asked to decide on a half-cent sales tax dedicated to public safety. A Half Cent Sales Tax Committee convened for the first time Tuesday to prepare to bring the issue to voters either in June or November. "We're going to establish some new advocates and bring...
December 19, 2017 - 7:35pm
October 29, 2017
What is taxable in North Dakota?
GRAND FORKS—The sales tax code can be intimidating to read through—there are 47 pages explaining what is and isn't taxable. In summary,...
October 29, 2017 - 8:15am
June 21, 2017
Mayor favors increase in sales tax instead of property taxes
Dickinson Mayor Scott Decker’s one year anniversary approaches this week and he said the biggest surprise was how many meetings he attends....
June 21, 2017 - 6:39pm
February 17, 2017
Standing Rock's new sales tax brought in millions during protests
FARGO — Just before the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest brought thousands of visitors to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, many businesses...
February 17, 2017 - 4:44pm
January 26, 2017
ND feminine hygiene products sales tax exemption nixed
BISMARCK—Women in North Dakota will remain among the vast majority in states in which the purchase of feminine hygiene products is subject to sales and use taxes. A bill to change that was widely defeated by the Senate Wednesday. Support for Senate Bill 2254 was minimal, going...
January 26, 2017 - 11:37am
January 9, 2017
Nearly 1,000 tons of salt and sand used to fight storms
Dickinson's public works department has poured about 620 tons of salt, 300 tons of sand and about 80,000 gallons of brine so far this winter,...
January 9, 2017 - 9:06pm
December 19, 2016
City staff will visit some liquor license holders before approving their renewals
City staff will complete on-site evaluations of five establishments before approving their liquor license renewal applications. The Dickinson...
December 19, 2016 - 10:07pm
December 5, 2016
Commission removes sales tax cap, approves traffic signals
The Dickinson City Commission voted unanimously to remove the city's sales tax cap Monday evening. The sales tax was previously capped at $37.50....
December 5, 2016 - 9:14pm
June 28, 2016
North Dakota sees 33 percent drop in taxable sales
BISMARCK -- Taxable first-quarter sales and purchases in North Dakota this year declined by 33 percent compared with the first quarter last year, according a report released Tuesday by the Office of State Tax Commissioner. The decrease extends a downturn that began the second quarter...
June 28, 2016 - 6:16pm
January 26, 2016
SD governor optimistic about proposed sales-tax increase, Daugaard touts sustainability, voter support as reasons to pass measure
MITCHELL, S.D. -- South Dakota's governor is confident that teacher pay will get a boost this year, though how is still being determined. "I'm sure we'll get something done," Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Tuesday. "Will it end up being exactly what I proposed? Doubtful. Will it be pretty...
January 26, 2016 - 9:42pm
February 27, 2015
Ward County approves larger jail project
MINOT — Ward County residents have approved doubling the size of a jail expansion project in Minot. Almost 82 percent of the 3,808 voters in this week’s election were in favor of keeping an existing sales tax in place to borrow another $37 million to expand the jail by 100 new...
February 27, 2015 - 9:19pm
Bill introduced to get rid of North Dakota’s sales tax on clothing
FARGO — Getting rid of North Dakota’s sales tax on clothing would level the playing field for stores competing with border states, retailers...
January 27, 2015 - 11:38pm