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Hidden world: Informants play key role in western North Dakota’s drug scene
‘Can’t sit and wait’: Businesses come together to revitalize downtown
Check this out: Downloading music is free — and legal — at Dickinson library
Skydiver injured after hard landing
NDSU, UND faculty victimized by bogus tax returns
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil surges after lower than expected US inventory rise
US proposes higher royalty rates for drilling federal land
Oil company sued for racial discrimination in North Dakota
Oil turns higher, rallies to 2015 high on Yemen conflict
North Dakota oil production drops in February
Veeder: Giving the farm the Martha Stewart treatment
Mothers flock to Badlands Baby Fair & Expo
Painting the Patch: Oil worker turned artist finds niche in an unlikely area
Kat Perkins stops by Prairie Rose, Berg
TBT to the first one hundred years
Weather warriors: DSU track and field snags 2 national qualifiers at Blue Hawk Games
Braves beat Midgets in West Region game
Blue Hawks baseball split with Vikings
DSU finishes off 4-game sweep of Valley City
Brock: What is art?
Omdahl: Becoming a nation of political spectators
Schneider and Onstad: GOP oil extraction tax plan wrong for ND’s future
Letter: Wind project will harm Stark County
Our View: DSU students’ achievements among best of the week
Edward V. Kudrna
Continuing a family tradition: Woroniecki family of rural Hebron has been raising cattle, caring for the land for more than a century
Tiny Taylor experiences growth
Growing steadily: Richardton undergoing big changes as oil’s sprawl drives development, growth
Envisioning the future: Hettinger Extension Center scientists try to determine what’s important to producers
Elevator evolution: Technology changing how elevators like Southwest Grain operate
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