CAYUGA, N.D.—According to Charissa Rubey, farming can be a little bit like a nasty drug habit. "It's something so expensive and you can't quit, so you need to do something else to support your nasty little habit," Rubey jokes. The native of Southern California has been farming since 1994 when she moved here with her husband, Dave Rubey, to take over his family's farm. They launched their business, Dakota Micro, in 2001. The company manufactures Ag Cams and a variety of other surveillance systems.
FARGO – Tax day is around the corner. Whether someone is doing their own taxes or hiring a professional, he or she must gather the same paperwork. Karen Connelly, a spokeswoman with the Internal Revenue Service, and Mike Severson, a certified public accountant with Taxman in Fargo, advise people to collect the following information. (Depending on an individual’s circumstances and whether they are itemizing deductions, some forms may not apply.):
WEST FARGO — Time is running out for fans hoping to buy memorabilia made from North Dakota State University’s Bison Sports Arena bleachers.
FARGO – Although there is no organized opposition to a measure that would prevent local and state governments from imposing a tax on real estate transactions, the North Dakota Association of Realtors has used nearly $900,000 in Realtor donations for advertisements urging voters to “Vote yes on Measure 2.” Campaign coordinator Nancy R. Willis said it is necessary because of how the measure is worded.
FARGO –- Matt McMillan has been named the new director of newspapers for Forum Communications Co. McMillan will oversee the publishers and general managers of the more than 35 daily and weekly newspapers the company owns in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin. A native of St. Cloud, Minn., McMillan studied liberal arts, journalism and business at the University of Minnesota.