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Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
ND House passes initiated measure study commission bill
Pipeline system that leaked at risk of future failures, regulators say
Dickinson PD suggests people lock vehicles to prevent theft
Prosecutors: 'Uber' of sex trafficking rings busted in Twin Cities; also stretched into ND
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
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
Mauer's spot in batting order will vary, but don't expect him near top
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Injuries end playing career of UND football captain
Port: 'This will ultimately enhance your privacy' Congressman Cramer says of controversial internet bill
Port: Planned Parenthood's fake news and Burgum's first veto
McFeely: Do Democrats have buyer's remorse with Burgum?
Port: 'We cannot be an identity politics party,' says man who wants to lead ND Democrats
Port: Reform to North Dakota’s oil spill guidelines is imperfect but an improvement over the status quo
M. Leroy Jacobs
William "Larry" Leroy McGlynn
Paul E. Paulson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
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
April 13, 2015
Tax day is rarely one of year's most stressful days, survey says
FARGO - Wednesday is the deadline to pay state and federal income taxes. But it's apparently nothing to stress out about. There's no doubt...
News/Nation and World
April 13, 2015 - 1:38pm
April 10, 2015
4Q taxable sales up year-over-year despite oil lull
BISMARCK - North Dakota’s taxable sales increased 15.5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 over the same period in 2013, Tax Commissioner...
April 10, 2015 - 7:42pm
March 19, 2015
Forecast drops North Dakota's oil tax revenue another $1 billion
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s oil tax revenues took another nearly $1 billion hit in the latest revenue forecast released Wednesday, but the...
March 19, 2015 - 12:46pm
March 18, 2015
Tax exemptions considered for agritourism
MCKENZIE, N.D. - Once a farm house, the Grand Lodge on the Black Leg Ranch near McKenzie has been renovated and boasts such amenities as refurbished pine board walls and floors, four private rooms and bathrooms, a bar, commercial kitchen, a meeting area and a large deck. Though...
March 18, 2015 - 8:00pm
March 16, 2015
U.S. Senators renew push for online sales tax collection
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - A group of U.S. senators is renewing a push to allow states to collect sales tax from remote retailers that don't have a physical presence in the state, a move they say would level the playing field between online and traditional retailers. The Marketplace...
March 16, 2015 - 5:55pm