Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
'Domino effect' -- 8 arrested on drug-trafficking, firearms charges at two locations, police say
CQ Engraving and Gifts opens in Dickinson
Lawmakers consider multibillion bailout for troubled pensions, retirees
Democratic candidate for ND Senate declines to request recount
House Democrats plan to investigate Ivanka Trump's use of personal email for government business
crime and courts
nation and world
Wilson Farm wins 2018 Leopold Conservation Award for ND
A little light cat herding to stay in shape
Regional gas prices drop in time for Thanksgiving
Chipotle reconsiders firing of Minnesota manager after receiving ‘additional information’
Minn. farm donates 36,000 pounds of potatoes for Thanksgiving food program
place a business brief
North Dakota regulators weigh input on oil conditioning rules
Strategic Petroleum Reserve could be next Trump weapon on oil prices
Bakken reserves hold 30 to 40 billion barrels of recoverable oil, industry executive says
North Dakota oil, gas production returns to record levels
Proposed N.D. Land Board rules could cause delays for energy, agriculture sectors
Romaine lettuce is not safe to eat, CDC warns US consumers
How to manage your limited oven space on Thanksgiving
How to tactfully take over the family Thanksgiving meal without ruining a tradition-filled holiday
Amberg named Student Congress Coach of the Year
DHS Student Congress team places second at state
Rams slip past Chiefs in historic shootout
Twins to protect top prospects as draft approaches
Vikings’ Harris ranked No. 1 safety in NFL
Zimmer preaches basic football, not new tricks, for Vikings offense
Mike McFeely: Landmines lie ahead for Bison in road to Frisco
Port: Group of Republicans considered attempt to replace Democrats as minority party in the legislature
Commentary: I served under 8 commanders in chief. Trump doesn't grasp the role.
Rob Port: Audit: North Dakota’s use of open source textbooks has saved North Dakota students a lot of money
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Submit a Political Letter
Colleen YoungBear Mosholder
Melvin and Myong Bullinger
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
30 Under 30
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
September 16, 2018
Unlike the FDA, ND does not classify e-cigarettes as tobacco products
GRAND FORKS — Even as other states and the federal government take a closer look at regulating e-cigarettes, North Dakota still doesn't officially consider them taxable tobacco products. An anti-tobacco group in the state hopes to change that next year. In 2015, the state Legislature...
September 16, 2018 - 6:00am
June 21, 2018
Supreme Court rules that states may require online retailers to collect sales taxes
WASHINGTON - A divided Supreme Court ruled Thursday, June 21, that states may require online retailers to collect billions of dollars of sales...
June 21, 2018 - 10:48am
April 2, 2018
Commentary: North Dakotans will see the largest average tax reduction in the nation from Trump cuts
According to an analysis of the Trump tax cuts conducted by the Tax Policy Center – a group backed by the Urban Institute and the Brookings...
April 2, 2018 - 1:30pm
February 21, 2018
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Some Republicans have very slowly come around to an idea that is anathema to their less-is-more governing philosophy: raising the federal tax...
February 21, 2018 - 11:32am
February 5, 2018
8 ways to prepare for big tax law changes this filing season
The federal tax overhaul put in place by Republicans has produced an unusual show of bipartisanship now that tax season is here: We are a nation...
February 5, 2018 - 11:50am
March 2, 2014
Omdahl: A new motivation for the obese to skinny up
With the fat and obese people being the fastest growing group in America, discussion of their condition has become politically incorrect. By that, I mean any politician expecting victory down the road can’t afford to offend this burgeoning group. More than one-third of U. S. adults...
March 2, 2014 - 1:17am
February 5, 2014
Rauschenberger launches campaign
FARGO and BISMARCK -- North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger today launched his campaign for the Republican Party’s nomination for North Dakota Tax Commissioner. Rauschenberger has been tax commissioner since January 1, having been appointed by Gov.
February 5, 2014 - 11:43am
December 16, 2013
N.D. names deputy tax commissioner
BISMARCK -- North Dakota’s incoming tax commissioner, Ryan Rauschenberger, announced Monday that budget analyst Joe Morrissette will serve as his deputy tax commissioner, a position Rauschenberger has held since 2009. Morrissette, a certified public accountant, has been a budget...
December 16, 2013 - 11:25am
November 20, 2013
Former Minn. legislator advocates regional control of oil tax revenue
A model put in place years ago by leaders in Minnesota’s mining-heavy Iron Range was pitched as a way to give more regional control of oil...
November 20, 2013 - 9:56pm
November 8, 2013
Rauschenberger appointed ND tax commissioner
BISMARCK — Gov. Jack Dalrymple appointed Deputy Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger on Friday to serve the remainder of current commissioner Cory Fong's term. Fong announced last month that he would resign at the end of the year to work for a Bismarck-based advertising agency....
November 8, 2013 - 11:57am
October 20, 2013
Smoked out? Tobacco sales down in Minnesota, up in ND
GRAND FORKS -- In the months since Minnesota raised taxes on tobacco products, more cigarettes were sold to retailers in North Dakota. And at the same time, it's too early to tell whether the tax hike has reduced the number of smokers, one of its intended effects. According to data...
October 20, 2013 - 12:00am
August 22, 2013
Property tax relief for seniors expands
GRAND FORKS -- Seniors will have a bit more help this year with their property taxes thanks to an overhauled Homestead Tax Credit program. The program helps seniors and the disabled get a reduced rate on property taxes based on income. The North Dakota Legislature increased funding...
August 22, 2013 - 12:00am
August 9, 2013
Dickinson school tax levy increase not an increase in taxes
Taxes are complicated, infuriating and inevitable. Whether buying a sweater or buying a house, a percentage of the purchase goes toward building roads, paying teachers and purchasing patrol cars. Last week, Dickinson residents received a letter from the Dickinson Public School District...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
July 19, 2013
Sales figures show slower growth for N.D. economy
BISMARCK - North Dakota's tax commissioner said Thursday the growth rate of the state's economy slowed during the first three months of 2013, including declines in areas such as mining and construction, when compared to 2012. In a release, Cory Fong said taxable sales and purchases...
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
July 13, 2013
Letter to the Editor: North Dakota should take lesson from Minnesota on cigarette tax
Minnesota just raised its cigarette tax by $1.60 per pack, leaving me in envy of our neighbor's efforts to help people quit smoking. High cigarette prices and noticeable price hikes like Minnesota's recent increase prevent young people from getting hooked and help current smokers...
July 13, 2013 - 12:00am