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Following plea bargain, South Dakota poisoning victim speaks out
Paul Manafort a 'hardened' and 'bold' criminal, Mueller prosecutors tell judge
R. Kelly's bond set at $1 million following aggravated sexual abuse charges
No term limits for this North Dakotan: Capitol Cafe cashier has been a fixture for 50 years
Schoolchildren debate Sen. Feinstein on 'Green New Deal.' Her reply? 'I know what I'm doing.'
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Developer proposes medical marijuana dispensary in Minot
AE2S Names Jeff Hruby Business Development Director
Cold temperatures take toll on cattle herds
Agricultural workers may soon be made of tech and steel
As bankruptcies rise, farmers and lenders hope for big harvests, rise in crop prices
place a business brief
New Energy presses on with ND cellulosic ethanol plant plans
Rob Port: Public Service Commission says North Dakotans can be charged for green energy policies in other states
EPA announces plan to ease carbon emissions rule for new coal plants
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
EPA to meet with North Dakota coal, oil industries in Bismarck
10 ways to refresh your kitchen if you can't do a full renovation
Three people diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease after visiting hotel water park in Casselton
Five cases of mumps in North Dakota re-ignite support for vaccinations
PETA honors Alexandria dog for rescuing elderly neighbor
Growing Together: A film that's changing the way we landscape
Twins prospect Lewis, 19, displays maturity beyond his age
Wild found their game on the road. Will it return with them to the X?
WATCH LIVE: NDHSAA Hockey: Girls and Boys Championship
'We don't want it to end': Dickinson High takes home fourth consecutive state title
Trinity clinches top seed in Region 7 Tournament with triumph at Killdeer
Port: Offer of free ballet tickets sets off emailed war of words among lawmakers, Measure 1 activist
Plain Talk Podcast: Prisons head decries conditions at New England women's prison, says one inmate pulled her own tooth
Commentary: Investigating gay Catholic priests will reveal much about church
Bender: Time for a current events quiz
Plain Talk Podcast: Closer look at Bakken oil boom crime stats paints a different picture
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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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