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New OMB forecast estimates $9.8B in N.D. oil tax revenue in 2015-17, $2.2B more in 2013-15 than previously forecast

August 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota is poised to collect nearly $9.8 billion in oil tax revenue during the next two years and $2.2 billion more than previously forecast for 2013-15, according to a new outlook released Friday that had elected leaders calling fo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New OMB forecast estimates $9.8B in N.D. oil tax revenue in 2015-17, $2.2B more in 2013-15 than previously forecast

August 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota is poised to collect nearly $9.8 billion in oil tax revenue during the next two years and $2.2 billion more than previously forecast for 2013-15, according to a new outlook released Friday that had elected leaders calling fo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

GOP criticizes video, Franken apologizes

August 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s election opponent is trying to make a campaign issue out of a video shot two years ago showing the senator holding two traffic cones to his chest, apparently to imitate a woman’s breasts.
“It was a thoughtle…continue reading on dglobe.com

Bismarck resident killed after rear-ending payloader on Highway 83

August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Bismarck resident was killed after rear-ending a payloader Wednesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 83 south in McLean County.

The unidentified 55-year-old driver was in a Chevrolet Express Van traveling southbound in the right lane about 6 miles sou…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

DSU shows growth despite cold start

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Taking the first day of school as a hint, the weather turned to a crisp fall Monday as some southwest North Dakota students walked into the classroom for the first time in months.

At Dickinson State University, Monday was a more commemorative star…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dickinson’s August rainfall shatters 60-year record

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson has set a new record for rainfall in the month of August.

The National Weather Service reported Monday that the Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport has received 6.25 inches of rain this month, breaking the city’s previous rec…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Proposed education changes too drastic for N.D., leaders say

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – State and local educational leaders oppose some changes in state funding proposed by a consulting firm, saying they could dismantle the broad-based middle- and high-school education model in North Dakota and force school districts to she…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Driver flees scene of accident near Coleharbor

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

COLEHARBOR — The driver of a Dodge Neon fled the scene of an accident after rear-ending another car on U.S. Highway 83 at Coleharbor on Friday afternoon, the North Dakota Highway Patrol reported Monday.

Susan Anderson was driving north in her 201…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Missing Dickinson teen found in Wyoming

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Dickinson teen who ran away from home earlier this month has been located in Wyoming.

Taylor Swindle, 16, called her mother on Sunday afternoon to tell her she was OK and that she wanted to come home.

“She said, ‘I’m OK mommy. I made a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Missing Dickinson teen found in Wyoming

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Dickinson teen who ran away from home earlier this month has been located in Wyoming.

Taylor Swindle, 16, called her mother on Sunday afternoon to tell her she was OK and that she wanted to come home.

“She said, ‘I’m OK mommy. I made a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com