Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Big Bison bucks: NDSU athletics booster club reaches unforeseen funds
Heitkamp taking Republicans 'at their word' tax talks will be bipartisan
Regular golfer at age 100 offers ideas on ongoing health
Hagerott on defensive after release of critical staff survey, staffing changes
Walmart wants to send people into your house to stock the fridge - even when you're not home
crime and courts
nation and world
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Press to adapt new business brief policy
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Place a Business Brief
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
Better than Betty: How to make your very own baking mixes like a pro
Get ready for pea milk. It doesn't taste like peas and it's not even green.
Sailer wins national awards
Pets are family too; Evergreen celebrates Senior Living Week
What does a machinist do? Lathe donated to Dickinson Middle School
Bison safety's family moves from Florida to Fargo to capture his senior season
Titans roll over Southern McLean, win third straight game
Bowman County blows out Heart River
Beach Buccaneers top Wildfire for region win
Miners blank rival Hazen
LEGISLATORS: Property tax relief was increased in the 2017 session
Port: Podcast: Chancellor Hagerott defends himself and hiring choices
Port: Lawmaker: Chancellor fired Vice Chancellor to make room for “Navy buddy”
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Ryan M. Kuntz
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
The Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
The 2017 Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
Health & Wellness
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
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
October 25, 2014
Bowman to vote on sales tax for community center
BOWMAN — Residents of Bowman have another important vote to cast on Nov.
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