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Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
Drones involved in two pipeline protest criminal cases
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Letter: Measure 4 doesn't have enough specifics
Eric Ross Abraham
Kenneth "Ken" Gerving
Anne Short Johnson
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
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
November 18, 2015
ND tax revenues fall $49M short in October; budget office talks about updating forecast
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s tax revenues fell short of projections by nearly $49 million in October, marking the third consecutive month of lower-than-expected collections and prompting the state budget office to discuss updating the forecast given to lawmakers in March. Overall...
November 18, 2015 - 4:54pm
October 6, 2015
N.D. taxable sales and purchases down 16 percent in second quarter compared with 2014
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s economy slowed down in the second quarter of this year, posting the first double-digit decrease in year-over-year taxable sales and purchases since 2009 as slumping oil prices hurt drilling and the businesses that support it. Taxable sales and purchases...
October 6, 2015 - 3:17pm
September 28, 2015
N.D. tribal official warns of dual taxation if changes to revenue-sharing agreements delayed
BISMARCK – People and businesses on the American Indian reservation that produces 30 percent of North Dakota’s crude oil could end up paying both state and tribal taxes on some things unless tax sharing agreements can be negotiated more quickly, a tribal official warned state...
September 28, 2015 - 5:12pm
September 23, 2015
North Dakota gets a ‘wake-up call’ as tax revenue falls short
Sales tax collections 21 percent below forecast as drilling rig count drops BISMARCK – North Dakota’s tax revenues fell more than $40 million short of projections in July and August as the oil industry continued to idle drilling rigs amid low crude prices, prompting...
September 23, 2015 - 4:38pm
August 19, 2015
Special assessments for Belfield streets too much for some residents
BELFIELD — The streets in Belfield need improvement. But some residents are questioning how great of a cost they’ll be forced to pay to make...
August 19, 2015 - 12:03am
June 30, 2015
Despite oil price slump, N.D. taxable sales and purchases up over first quarter 2014
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s taxable sales and purchases for the first three months of this year were up slightly over the first quarter of 2014, despite a slowdown in oil drilling activity amid lower crude prices, state Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger reported Tuesday. Taxable...
June 30, 2015 - 10:56am
June 25, 2015
Small oil trigger boosts completed wells
BISMARCK -- Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger says he’s surprised by the strong number of wells that were completed in the past five months while a small oil tax trigger was in play. The trigger ends Tuesday, but in the meantime, oil companies fracked 586 wells and Rauschenberger...
June 25, 2015 - 4:51pm
May 29, 2015
N.D. ‘Large trigger’ oil tax cut won’t take effect
BISMARCK – The oil tax cut known as the large trigger will not take effect on Monday, causing the state to collect about a half-billion dollars more this year than legislators budgeted. The exemption would have taken effect next month if the price of West Texas Intermediate...
May 29, 2015 - 2:44pm
May 12, 2015
N.D. taxable sales and purchases double since 2010 to $28.2 billion
BISMARCK – North Dakota's economy continued on its record-breaking roll in 2014 with taxable sales and purchases doubling since 2010 to more...
May 12, 2015 - 9:21pm
April 28, 2015
Headland: No one-size-fits-all legislation with oil tax structure
BISMARCK -- Two weeks ago, the North Dakota House made the hard decision to introduce a delayed bill that would fix the antiquated oil tax structure in North Dakota. This is an example of solid leadership in the face of what was sure to be politically motivated attacks from the Democrats....
April 28, 2015 - 6:35pm