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Good, bad news for how far $100 goes in South Dakota

August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

Got a c-note?

That $100 bill goes farther in South Dakota than 46 other states in the nation, according to a new report by the Tax Foundation.

The Tax Foundation calculated the value of $100 in South Dakota is actually $113.38, fifth-best in th…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Professor has cheap plan to stop invasive carp, but needs money now

April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — The carp invading Minnesota up the Mississippi River can be stopped — at least for several years.

It’ll only cost $60,000.
But the man with the plan — University of Minnesota researcher Peter Sorensen — doesn’t have the mon…continue reading on dglobe.com

Playing catch-up: Personal income in Grand Forks catches up to national average

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The oil boom and a few good years in the agriculture sector are making North Dakota wealthier.
But Grand Forks is only now catching up to the rest of the nation.
Grand Forks’ per capita personal income, the largest share of which …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lake County settles with ORIX

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Lake County’s legal battle with ORIX Public Finance should be over soon.

According to meeting minutes published online, the county has spent around $200,000 defending itself in the broadband-related lawsuit, which alleged that the county owed Te…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

Lake County settles with ORIX

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Lake County’s legal battle with ORIX Public Finance should be over soon.

According to meeting minutes published online, the county has spent around $200,000 defending itself in the broadband-related lawsuit, which alleged that the county owed Te…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

Don’t forget your lunch money

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

WINDOM — A majority of public school districts in Minnesota deny hot lunch — or any lunch in some cases — to children who can’t afford it.

In a survey released last week by Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, 46 Minnesota school districts told Mid-Mi…continue reading on dglobe.com

‘Show us the money’: Oil counties want more state funding

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Members of the North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties are near a breaking point as financial needs for energy impacts in the organization’s region continue to pile up.
That was the message Wednesday during the association’s m…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oats may rebound

February 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Michael McMullen, veteran oats breeder at North Dakota State University, has this answer when asked about working with a crop that doesn’t get much attention.
“I like to work for the underdog,” he said with a smile. He added more ser…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oats may rebound

February 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Michael McMullen, veteran oats breeder at North Dakota State University, has this answer when asked about working with a crop that doesn’t get much attention.
“I like to work for the underdog,” he said with a smile. He added more ser…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Propane costs rise as suppliers scramble to meet demand

January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Archie Ingersoll Forum News Service and Amy Chaffins achaffins@echopress.com

As the price of propane climbs to historic highs this winter, suppliers in the Midwest and elsewhere are scrambling to meet the needs of residents looking to heat thei…continue reading on echopress.com