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Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking arrested, police say
October 4, 2017
County 2018 budget shows decreased spending, revenues
The Stutsman County 2018 budget has reduced revenues and expenditures as compared to the current year, with a decrease in the county property tax mill levy due to a change in state law about how county social services are funded.
October 4, 2017 - 6:53am
June 16, 2017
'Shameless advocate' Hagerott navigates future of N.D. university system
GRAND FORKS — The North Dakota University System is in transition, but the rhythm of the messages around that depends on who you're listening...
June 16, 2017 - 8:38pm
April 17, 2017
Official: Long-term care sees better reimbursements ahead
Managers of long-term care facilities feel a lot better about future reimbursement coming from the state of North Dakota than they did at the start of the legislative session, according to Tim Burchill, administrator at Ave Maria Village and a regional director for the North Dakota...
April 17, 2017 - 5:39pm
March 15, 2017
An amendment to Senate Bill 2012, the bill that funds the North Dakota Department of Transportation, would give local governments the option of taking over eight NDDOT section shops that would otherwise close. The state Senate already approved the bill. The bill is currently before...
March 15, 2017 - 6:35am
February 14, 2017
Letter to the editor: Funds should go to support ND’s future
“Western ND oil cities make case for funding” is the headline in many newspapers, including on Feb. 4 in The Sun. It has happened again like the last oil boom. The cities and counties that stepped up to meet the infrastructure needs of the oil boom are asking for what they...
February 14, 2017 - 6:50am
February 8, 2017
Letter to the editor: ND DOT employees deserve better than proposal
I am the North Dakota Department of Transportation Services supervisor in the Underwood Section between Bismarck and Minot on U.S. Highway 83. I have been dodging semis, trucks and cars for almost 30 years now, giving up Christmas with my family, to make sure you can make it to...
February 8, 2017 - 6:52am
August 18, 2016
Consider all options for new revenue
North Dakota's budget woes have dominated headlines, legislative sessions and coffee shop discussion for the better part of two years. Spurred by an unpredicted drop in revenue from oil- and ag-based commodities, it appears it won't improve anytime soon. It's prompting consideration...
August 18, 2016 - 6:52am
August 5, 2016
Democrats, GOP differ on spending priorities
Sen. Terry Wanzek, R-Jamestown, said the special session of the North Dakota Legislature this week should remind people that the North Dakota economy relies heavily on energy and agriculture and that both those industries are in a downturn. “It’s obviously something I wish we...
August 5, 2016 - 6:45am
May 18, 2016
Less aid: County likely to see between $100K to $200K less in aid
Stutsman County is likely to see between $100,000 and $200,000 less in aid from the state of North Dakota than anticipated this year although Casey Bradley, county auditor/chief operating officer, does not see a need to cut budgets. “I wouldn’t recommend taking any action,”...
May 18, 2016 - 6:47am
May 16, 2016
Painful cuts anticipated in next budget
BISMARCK—North Dakota state agency heads say there will be some pain in crafting 2017-19 budgets, but the exercise will allow state government to settle into a new normal following several years of unprecedented growth. Earlier this month, Gov. Jack Dalrymple called on state...
May 16, 2016 - 6:38am
May 5, 2016
State agencies' budgets cut further
BISMARCK — State agencies that were forced to shave 4 percent from their budgets in February must find another 6 percent to cut for next biennium, Gov. Jack Dalrymple ordered Wednesday in budget guidelines that call for reductions for the first time since 2002. Dalrymple...
May 5, 2016 - 6:41am
May 2, 2016
Autism service cuts blasted by families
BISMARCK—MiKynna Cummings, 2, sits cross-legged on the carpet picking up colored number puzzle pieces and pressing them firmly into a puzzle. One-by-one, she fits each foam piece into their correct spots. "You did it!" said Sara Joersz, an occupational therapist, after MiKynna...
May 2, 2016 - 6:33am
March 30, 2016
Letter to the editor: It is easier to make decisions with 20/20 hindsight
The Monday morning quarterbackers are busy critically dissecting what the North Dakota Legislature did last session with their benefit of 20/20 hindsight. When the Legislature makes its decisions it is based upon the best available information we have at the time. We don’t have...
March 30, 2016 - 6:44am
March 8, 2016
Letter to the editor: N.D. has many funds that won't be cut 4.05 percent
Most of you who read this letter do not know what it’s like to have a disability. You don’t know what it’s like to have your child on a waiting list for a year to receive autism services. But imagine the heartbreak when North Dakota recently cut the new autism waiver slots...
March 8, 2016 - 6:59am
February 9, 2016
Possible nursing home cuts still under consideration
Officials with the North Dakota governor’s office say all departments funded by the state’s general fund will see the 4.05 percent cut, according to Jeff Zent, communications and policy adviser for the governor’s office. “The governor has no discretion,” he said. “When...
February 9, 2016 - 6:54am