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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
August 20, 2016
How do you pay for a $2.2 billion project?
FARGO — Consultants for the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority recently gave Cass County and Fargo officials a glimpse of the next seven...
August 20, 2016 - 6:00pm
June 21, 2016
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to collect sales tax
STANDING ROCK RESERVATION -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will begin collecting sales tax from its members July 1. The tribal council has voted 14-0 last month to enter a tax collection agreement with the state. The tribe will receive 80 percent of the revenue and the state of North...
June 21, 2016 - 9:09pm
May 15, 2016
Trump taps climate change skeptic as energy adviser, pushes back on taxes
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump on Friday picked a prominent climate change skeptic to help him craft his energy policy and pushed back against renewed calls that he release his income tax returns - saying his tax rate is "none of your business." The presumptive Republican presidential...
News/Nation and World
May 15, 2016 - 12:21am
April 25, 2016
Angel fund scrutiny to continue Tuesday
BISMARCK – Lawmakers on Tuesday will continue to scrutinize the state’s “angel fund” tax incentive program to make sure it’s benefiting North Dakota’s economy and not just investors plugging money into out-of-state companies. During their meetings in January and March,...
April 25, 2016 - 4:00pm
April 24, 2016
Port: North Dakota’s budget shortfall may show up in your property tax bill
MINOT -- Some of North Dakota’s candidates for governor have promised that the state’s falling revenues won’t hit taxpayers. They’ve...
April 24, 2016 - 12:02am
April 18, 2016
City budget experienced shortfalls in 2015
The city of Dickinson spent a little more than it collected in its general fund over last year. City Accountant Robbie Morey presented the city’s fiscal year-end report for 2015 at the regular meeting of the City Commission on Monday and said general fund expenditures amounted to...
April 18, 2016 - 9:35pm
April 14, 2016
Area residents dealing with repercussions of income tax identity theft
Stacey Buckman has her financial ducks in a row. She’s a small business owner, does her own taxes, regularly checks her credit report and...
April 14, 2016 - 9:51pm
April 12, 2016
ND taxable sales and purchases down nearly 19 percent in 2015
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s mining and oil extraction sector saw a $2 billion dip in taxable sales and purchases in 2015 as depressed crude oil and farm commodity prices brought the state’s economic boom to a grinding halt, according to figures released Tuesday. Taxable sales...
April 12, 2016 - 4:48pm
March 29, 2016
Ballot petition for tobacco tax hike approved for signatures
BISMARCK – Sponsors of a proposed measure that would raise tobacco taxes in North Dakota for the first time since 1993 can start gathering signatures to get it on the November ballot. Secretary of State Al Jaeger said Tuesday he has approved the petition for circulation. Backers...
March 29, 2016 - 12:29pm
March 16, 2016
Ballot measure would boost tax on cigarettes by $1.76 a pack
BISMARCK – A group frustrated with the North Dakota Legislature’s repeated refusal to raise tobacco taxes will attempt to put the issue to voters in November, announcing a ballot initiative Wednesday that would hike the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $1.76. The measure also would...
March 16, 2016 - 4:33pm
February 22, 2016
State revenues align with new forecast in January
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s tax revenues in January continued to fall far short of expectations from a year ago, but the state’s budget director was pleased to see they were in line with a revised revenue forecast released Feb. 1. The state collected about $160.3 million in tax...
February 22, 2016 - 12:15pm
February 7, 2016
Port: Be thankful the Democrats weren’t in charge
MINOT -- If Democrats had been running the state over the last few years, North Dakota’s budget situation would be much worse. For one thing,...
February 7, 2016 - 12:00am
January 20, 2016
ND tax revenues $63 million below forecast in December
BISMARCK – North Dakota suffered its worst revenue shortfall of the current biennium so far in December, with tax revenues arriving more than $63 million below forecast and further darkening the state’s budget picture as an advisory group prepares to meet Friday to discuss a new...
January 20, 2016 - 6:10pm
January 15, 2016
Fraud prevention measures will mean slower processing time for N.D. tax refunds
BISMARCK – New measures designed to catch fraudulent tax returns will mean slower refund processing times for taxpayers, North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger said Friday. The tax commissioner’s office saw a sizeable increase in attempted tax fraud during the 2015...
January 15, 2016 - 3:33pm
January 6, 2016
ND taxable sales and purchases drop 25 percent as oil price slump continues
BISMARCK – Depressed crude oil and farm commodity prices continued to drag on North Dakota’s economy as the state posted a double-digit loss in year-over-year taxable sales and purchases for the second straight quarter. Taxable sales and purchases dropped 25 percent to about $5.8...
January 6, 2016 - 2:33pm