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18-year-old charged with vehicular homicide in fatal crash
ND weather forecast calls for warm weather into December
New England has welcomed 9 foreign-exchange students
Governor candidates disclose financial interests
Police Blotter: Craigslist-type scam affects Dickinson area
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
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
Hunting license change means less local business
Yoder, Midgets hope to savor experience at Saturday's state cross country meet
Dakota State matchup a tough test for Blue Hawks
9-man playoffs: Raiders set to face Honkers, record-setting QB Rodin
9-man playoffs: Holsteins 'peaking at the right time'
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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
January 20, 2015
Committee hears first bill aimed at cutting North Dakotans' income taxes
BISMARCK — Lawmakers in oil-rich North Dakota heard Tuesday the first in a large batch of bills aimed at cutting or eliminating personal income taxes, with the main sponsor pitching it as a way to benefit renters who have missed out on property tax relief. North Dakota’s income...
January 20, 2015 - 11:01pm
January 17, 2015
Obama speech to call for closing tax loopholes
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address will propose closing multibillion-dollar tax loopholes used by the wealthiest Americans, imposing a fee on big financial firms and then using the revenue to benefit the middle class, senior administration officials...
January 17, 2015 - 9:35pm
January 8, 2015
North Dakota lawmakers expect oil price trigger to cost state up to $200M
BISMARCK — Senate Minority Leader Mac Schneider, D-Grand Forks, called it “somewhat of a foregone conclusion.” Republican Sen. Lonnie Laffen, also from Grand Forks, said it’s “a done deal.” North Dakota lawmakers say they fully expect depressed oil prices to trigger a...
January 8, 2015 - 10:02pm
January 6, 2015
Counties oppose online property tax information requirement
BISMARCK — Thousands of additional North Dakotans could see their property tax information posted online if state lawmakers pass a bill that’s scheduled for its first hearing Wednesday. The North Dakota Association of Counties is opposing the bipartisan bill, which would require...
January 6, 2015 - 11:38pm
January 5, 2015
Letter: Reducing state income tax attractive on paper, not reality
Some legislators want to reduce the North Dakota state income tax rate to zero, virtually eliminating the income tax as a source of revenue for our state. North Dakotans have been justifiably proud of a balanced tax structure, with income taxes, sales taxes and property taxes. Each...
January 5, 2015 - 6:52pm
N.D. tax office releases ‘Red Book’ guide
BISMARCK – The latest edition of a publication that explains North Dakota’s state and local taxes and how they compare to taxes in other states is now available online, state Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger announced Monday. Popularly known as the “Red Book,” the...
January 5, 2015 - 3:38pm
January 1, 2015
Letter: Abolishing property tax the only solution
I’m sure by now everyone has received their property tax statements. Doesn’t it give you a warm, wonderful feeling when you see how much more they are confiscating from us … again? It sure does me. It’s making me so warm, I’m hot boiling mad! Isn’t it amazing how they...
January 1, 2015 - 10:47pm
December 29, 2014
House leader wants to cut income tax rates to 0
BISMARCK — House Majority Leader Al Carlson said Monday he plans to introduce a bill next month that would phase out North Dakota’s personal and corporate income taxes, going a step further than a fellow Republican’s proposal. The Fargo lawmaker said reducing income tax rates...
December 29, 2014 - 6:04pm
December 19, 2014
Lawmakers see chances to cut taxes
By Mike Nowatzki Forum News Service BISMARCK — Taxpayers in oil-rich North Dakota could save on everything from property and income tax bills to clothing and Internet subscriptions under a raft of bills that state lawmakers will consider when the Legislature reconvenes Jan. 6. State...
December 19, 2014 - 9:43pm
December 17, 2014
N.D. tax revenues continue to climb
DICKINSON -- Sales tax revenue in North Dakota -- especially in western North Dakota -- continues to grow. On Wednesday, Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger announced that taxable sales and purchases had increased by $715 million for the third quarter of 2014 compared to the...
December 17, 2014 - 5:37pm
December 16, 2014
County works to replace mass exodus of top county officials
CARRINGTON — Foster County officials said Thursday that steps are being taken to replace an unusually high amount of personnel who resigned en masse earlier this month. Foster County State’s Attorney Paul Murphy and Foster County Commission Chairman Bill Bauer spoke at a news...
December 16, 2014 - 11:23pm
December 9, 2014
State property tax statements get new look
BISMARCK — North Dakota property tax statements will hit mailboxes this month with a new look that will make it easier for taxpayers to understand, the state’s tax commissioner said. The Legislature’s interim Taxation Committee directed Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger’s...
December 9, 2014 - 10:27pm
October 28, 2014
Letter: When do the taxes end?
Well, more taxes. Even if it’s for a new school, it’s still more taxes. Plus, probably a mill increase, which would mean some more taxes. I have some questions on the new tax. When this bond is paid do they stop the tax or just keep it? Who pays the tax? Just homeowners or do...
October 28, 2014 - 6:46pm
October 27, 2014
Tax numbers show growth in Dickinson, Stark County
Taxable sales and purchases are up in Dickinson and surrounding Stark County for the fifth year in a row, new numbers show. The North Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner released second-quarter numbers earlier this month that show statewide growth of 11 percent in taxable sales...
October 27, 2014 - 7:17pm
October 23, 2014
North Dakota Tax Department sends money to wrong city; Devils Lake to return $112,000
DEVILS LAKE — The city of Devils Lake must return nearly $112,000 to the state after the North Dakota Tax Department discovered it mistakenly sent the money to the wrong city. The money includes $74,511 in lodging tax and $37,255 in lodging and restaurant tax proceeds received...
October 23, 2014 - 11:38pm