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Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
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Measure seeking personalized vehicle plates for volunteer responders approved for North Dakota ballot
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July 17, 2018
Most North Dakota agencies receive extensions for budget proposals
BISMARCK—Most North Dakota state agencies have been granted extensions to submit budget proposals later this summer. Agencies' budget proposals for the 2019-21 biennium were due Sunday, July 15, to the Office of Management and Budget, which has the authority to grant such extensions....
July 17, 2018 - 5:35pm
July 10, 2018
Stutsman County reviews budget
The Stutsman County Commission took its first look Tuesday at a preliminary budget that includes an estimated 1.94 mill rate increase. Nicole Meland, Stutsman County auditor and chief operating officer, told the commission the estimated general fund increase amounted to 5.08 mills...
July 10, 2018 - 6:01pm
June 29, 2018
Oil revenues exceed forecast, but state budget boost unlikely
GRAND FORKS—Oil production and revenue for North Dakota is trending above forecast, but don't expect the state to restore funding that...
June 29, 2018 - 7:15am
May 2, 2018
County sets limits for preliminary 2019 budget
The Stutsman County Commission set the tone for the preliminary 2019 budget with all departments asked to keep budgets at 2018 spending levels or lower.
May 2, 2018 - 6:59am
April 26, 2018
ND legislators hear cutting court budget 'would absolutely have a hit'
BISMARCK — State legislators of the interim Justice Reinvestment Committee heard Thursday that certain potential budget cuts for next biennium...
April 26, 2018 - 7:19pm
Campus cuts questioned: Deeper cuts called “incongruent” with the ND goals
GRAND FORKS — Some North Dakota higher education leaders have begun calling for urgency in fighting a potential continuation of budget...
April 26, 2018 - 6:48pm
April 20, 2018
Democrats urge Burgum to form bipartisan commission to look at state budget
BISMARCK—As Gov. Doug Burgum outlines plans to reinvent North Dakota's budgeting process, Democrats are calling for a bipartisan commission to be involved. Burgum announced this week he's asking most state agencies to identify spending cuts of 5 to 10 percent for the next two-year...
April 20, 2018 - 9:13pm
April 19, 2018
With potential budget cuts looming, Gov. Burgum suggests cutting operational costs in higher ed
GRAND FORKS—A day after his budget guidelines hinted at future cuts to higher education, Gov. Doug Burgum described part of his vision...
April 19, 2018 - 8:08pm
April 18, 2018
Early budget indicates 'significant impact' for ND higher ed
GRAND FORKS—The governor's early budget guidelines could mean a higher education cut of more than $50 million, deepening reductions handed down last spring to the North Dakota University System. Tammy Dolan, NDUS chief financial officer and a vice chancellor, said the 10 percent...
April 18, 2018 - 8:12pm
With reduced reserves, Burgum calls for cuts in state agency budgets
BISMARCK — Warning previous financial woes cut deeply into the state’s reserves, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum asked agencies to craft smaller...
April 18, 2018 - 4:22pm
April 3, 2018
UND's Kennedy, 'duly corrected and chastised,' apologizes for criticizing Legislature's funding
GRAND FORKS—An email exchange late last week between UND President Mark Kennedy and a state legislative leader reveals lingering frustration...
April 3, 2018 - 8:12pm
March 31, 2018
FARGO — Before graduation, area teens have to say "yes to the dress" while parents hope the rising costs of prom won't break the bank or...
March 31, 2018 - 8:20am
March 2, 2018
Rental cars, hearing aids, insurers: Since Parkland, a list of companies that have weighed in on the gun debate
More than two weeks after a gunman killed 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida, the number of companies cutting ties with the National...
March 2, 2018 - 8:56am
February 12, 2018
White House budget proposes increase to defense spending, cuts to safety net; federal deficit would remain
WASHINGTON - The White House released a tax and spending plan Monday that would not eliminate the federal budget deficit after 10 years, its...
February 12, 2018 - 12:59pm
February 9, 2018
Government shutdown ends as Trump signs sweeping budget bill
WASHINGTON - Congress moved to end a five-hour government shutdown early Friday morning after the House voted to support a massive bipartisan...
February 9, 2018 - 10:04am