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Driver arrested after 140 mph chase has lengthy criminal history
Trump invites Netanyahu to Washington for visit
From bucks to Bullwinkle, animals are hungry this winter
Glen Ullin mulls gas tax
Minot neurosurgeon's child pornography trial scheduled for Feb. 7
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'
Forsberg’s goals cap Nashville’s comeback at Wild
Towns lifts Wolves past Nuggets
Brady, Pats rout Steelers for another AFC title
Falcons flatten Packers to reach Super Bowl
Royals pitcher Ventura killed in car crash
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Port: Meet Burgum the Politician
Fielding Questions: Ice cream bucket propagation for African violets
Thomas F. Murtha
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
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...
News/Nation and World
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
October 25, 2014
Bowman to vote on sales tax for community center
BOWMAN — Residents of Bowman have another important vote to cast on Nov. 4. City officials have placed a measure on this year’s ballot that,...
October 25, 2014 - 9:41pm
October 8, 2014
Devils Lake voters reject tax increase
DEVILS LAKE — Devils Lake residents rejected a one-half percent city sales tax increase to finance a $23.5 million project to build an events center and a wellness center. The vote was: 872 no to 705 yes, according to unofficial results released to the Herald Tuesday night. The...
October 8, 2014 - 10:31pm
June 10, 2014
Watford City voters approve sales tax for hospital, rec center
WATFORD CITY – Voters in Watford City have overwhelmingly approved a 1.5 percent sales tax to finance a new recreation and events center, a new hospital and other community projects. In complete but unofficial results, 364 Watford City voters, or 85 percent, said yes to the...
June 10, 2014 - 9:11pm
February 12, 2014
N.D. revenues beat forecast by $150M: Sales tax collections down in January, individual income tax revenue up
BISMARCK – Revenues streaming into North Dakota’s general fund are beating forecasts by $150 million so far during the current two-year budget cycle that began July 1, but not all categories of tax collections saw an increase last month, the director of the state’s budget office...
February 12, 2014 - 2:58pm
June 7, 2013
Heitkamp bill to tax online sales hits snag in House
GRAND FORKS -- The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee announced Thursday that he did not expect the Senate-passed Marketplace Fairness Act to pass the House, which one advocacy group celebrated as effectively killing the bill that Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., pushed through...
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2012
South Heart sales tax could jump to 2 percent
SOUTH HEART -- A South Heart resident is concerned city leaders might raise the sales tax, but leaders say the proposed tax amount can only go down. Starting as early as Oct. 1, residents could see a 2 percent city sales tax with a maximum amount of $50 on any single purchase, the...
March 29, 2012 - 12:00am
February 2, 2011
Legislature mulls tax exemption on clothing
BISMARCK -- Cities in North Dakota are opposing a bill to exempt sales tax on clothing -- a form of tax relief, its author says -- even though the bill compensates them for the loss in revenue. How would the state know exactly what to repay the cities if the tax isn't collected?...
February 2, 2011 - 12:00am
May 22, 2010
Hettinger sales tax on ballot
Hettinger residents will vote next month on whether to allow the city to raise its sales tax a half a percent, a move which would provide funds primarily to repair city streets, a city official said. Hettinger city sales tax currently sits at 1 percent. If the majority of voters...
May 22, 2010 - 12:00am