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Trump, in Oval Office, signs first order on Obamacare
Support heard in favor of Perdue
Suspect in deputy shooting death remains unidentified
Former Secretary Schafer mixed on Trump nominees
Senate bill would shift bulk of N.D. wind tax from local governments to state
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'
Youth carries Midgets wrestling to victory
Slow second half dooms Midgets against Bravettes
Moody scores 40, Dickinson defense shuts down Turtle Mountain
Scoreboard of January 20, 2017
Blue Hawks take another close one over Valley City
Port: Rep. Cramer says he expects Trump to approve Dakota Access Pipeline by next week
Port: He was a terrible president
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
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
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
‘It is property tax relief’: Lawmakers agree to take over share of county social service costs
BISMARCK – In a momentous shift, state lawmakers voted Tuesday to take over more than $23 million in county social services costs over the next two years, the first step in Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s proposal to eventually assume most, if not all, of the costs as a form of permanent...
April 28, 2015 - 4:06pm
April 21, 2015
Wardner and Carlson: It’s time to end the trigger
Benjamin Franklin said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” This couldn’t be further from the truth in North Dakota as it relates to the oil industry. The massive amount of uncertainty that has been caused by our archaic oil tax policies...
April 21, 2015 - 6:40pm
April 18, 2015
NDSU, UND faculty victimized by bogus tax returns
FARGO — Multiple faculty members at North Dakota State University have been notified by the IRS that fraudulent income tax returns were filed in their names. Allan Ashworth, a retired professor of geosciences, is one of those who learned that his information was used to file a...
April 18, 2015 - 4:26pm
April 17, 2015
Valuations on the rise: Appraiser says city lots undervalued; residents claim numbers are too high
Residents and business owners from around the city expressed their concerns about an increase in assessed property values in front of the Dickinson...
April 17, 2015 - 9:49am
As exchange rate lowers, Canadians still benefit from tax refunds
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - As taxpayers across the country made a last dash to submit their tax returns this week, another constituency has been seeking...
News/Nation and World
April 17, 2015 - 1:00am
April 16, 2015
Senate scraps proposed income tax cuts
BISMARCK – Senate lawmakers on Thursday scrapped a proposal to shrink North Dakota’s individual and corporate income tax rates by 5 percent, but the chairman of a House committee sitting on a separate proposal predicts a strong push for income tax relief in the House. Some...
April 16, 2015 - 11:52am