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Round and round the candy wheel goes
Coffee with the legislators
Fiery cook-off: Teams serve chili to raise money for fire departments
Hundreds turn out for auction benefiting Larimore families
NDSU student recognized for research project
Working on the railroads: BNSF announces expansion plans for Dickinson railways
Glendive residents OK to drink water: Some homes near oil spill report dark ooze after flushing tap
Price plunge: Grand Forks businesses consider the effects of lower crude prices
Pump stations for Alberta Clipper under construction
Refinery supporters encouraged by in-depth report
Monke: Spills in the state and a ‘State’ of laughter
Veeder: Spotting a childhood love in Nashville
Omdahl: Red alert! The Legislature is meeting
Our View: DSU improving mental health services good, spills ugly
Other Views: Enhanced driver’s license enhances recreation options
Faulx: Where to watch some of this year’s Oscar nominees
Doctors see more cases of ‘Text Neck’
Eric Church to play Grand Forks
A place set apart: St. Wenceslaus Church renovation nears completion, dedication set Jan. 17
RockPile Energy to host Chili Cook-off: Benefit to support rural fire departments
Angelique "Angie" McDuffy Spencer
They’re Go Getters: Entrepreneurs begin food delivery service in Dickinson
Journeying the Narrow Path
Welcome to Bonus Stage: Boss rush
Jackie Hope: ‘Empire’ state of mind
Johnson: Being the light for others
Patriots healthy heading into Super Bowl
Morris expected to leave Redskins, join Falcons
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Klein, Blue Hawks top Dakota State
French Open champ hosts clinic in Dickinson
2 Dickinson residents dead from gunshot wounds
August 8, 2013
With surplus of cash, N. Dakota hears pleas for help paying bills
BISMARCK -- Like a lottery winner who hears from a long-lost relative or friend, the cash-rich state of North Dakota gets similar pleas for help. State Treasurer Kelly Schmidt said that in the past year and a half, her office has received a handful of emails and letters from people...
news / north dakota
August 8, 2013 - 12:00am
July 18, 2013
Dunn County Commission thinks finances; plans for possible 2014 budget surplus
MANNING -- The Dunn County Commission will examine its budget in the next few months and begin making plans for the county's finances in 2014, which could include a budget surplus. During Wednesday's commission meeting at the Dunn County Courthouse in Manning, the commissioners agreed...
July 18, 2013 - 12:00am
September 20, 2012
State budget surplus projection doubles to $1.6B
BISMARCK -- At this rate, we're going to need a bigger piggy bank. North Dakota's already-rich outlook got richer Wednesday after the latest budget report estimated the surplus in the state's general fund will hit a new high of $1.6 billion by the time the current biennium ends next...
news / north dakota / oil
September 20, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
$1.6B: ND budget surplus continues to zoom
BISMARCK (AP) -- New estimates put North Dakota's budget surplus at a staggering $1.6 billion. In July the state's budget surplus was estimated at $850 million. That doesn't count $1.1 billion in state reserve funds that have restrictions on how they can be spent. Gov. Jack Dalrymple...
Energy / local / news / north dakota / oil
September 19, 2012 - 1:49pm
June 20, 2012
ND state surplus prediction: $2 billion
BISMARCK -- No longer will North Dakotans be talking about the state's billion-dollar surplus and reserves. Instead, they can start talking...
local / north dakota / oil
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Peterson, lawmakers spar on WSI surplus
BISMARCK -- A Fargo legislator told the state auditor Wednesday that debates about the workers' compensation agency's illegally large reserve fund is a "detail." Nevertheless, the Legislature's interim Industry, Business and Labor Committee will consider a bill for 2009 to change...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
N.D. surplus for 2009 is $740 million to $1.2 billion
BISMARCK -- It's safe to say North Dakota's revenue forecast is understated, the state budget director told legislative appropriations members Wednesday. Revenues and transfers into the state general fund are up 17 percent over the 2007 forecast, OMB Director Pam Sharp said.
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
Auditor seeks answers on WSI surplus
BISMARCK -- A consulting firm has been asked to find out exactly what led to Workforce Safety and Insurance's large surplus, a state audit manager said Wednesday. Gordy Smith of the State Auditor's Office said BDMP of Portland, Maine, is doing this year's biennial performance evaluation...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
March 6, 2008
WSI board members question illegally large surplus
BISMARCK -- Two Workforce Safety and Insurance Board members questioned the agency's unlawfully large surplus at a committee meeting Wednesday, after seeing the most recent of several reports showing it is well over the limit set by the state Legislature in 2005. Mark Jackson of...
March 6, 2008 - 12:00am