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Rob Port: Burgum’s proposal for governing North Dakota’s Universities isn’t likely to fix anything
Letter to the editor: ‘Idiotic liberalism’ preferable to ‘Trumpistan’
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Don’t forget where you come from: JHS theater to perform psychology comedy
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Calendar for Nov. 15, 2018
‘No one should go hungry’
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October 22, 2018
A Mega Millions winners means big tax revenue, too
With a $1.6 billion Mega Millions lottery jackpot, North Dakota stand to score big if a winning ticket belongs to a resident. Ryan Koppy, sales...
October 22, 2018 - 6:59pm
October 9, 2018
ND income tax extension deadline nears
BISMARCK -- Individual income taxpayers who filed for an extension are nearing their Oct. 15 deadline. “We estimate that in 2018 approximately...
October 9, 2018 - 10:01am
October 4, 2018
Letter to the editor: Homestead Tax Credit can help some residents
The Jamestown City Council found it necessary to pass a painful budget to try to put the city on sound financial ground. This is the harsh reality of the situation.
October 4, 2018 - 6:53am
September 6, 2018
North Dakota tax commissioner expects crush as online retailer registration deadline nears
MINOT—About 500 new online retailers have signed up with the North Dakota Tax Commissioner's Office to begin remitting sales taxes since...
September 6, 2018 - 7:31am
September 1, 2018
North Dakota property owners should receive a notice this weekend making them aware of their estimated property tax bill for the coming year...
September 1, 2018 - 7:01am
August 31, 2018
County sends out estimated tax notices
The Stutsman County Treasurer’s Office mailed a “Notice of Estimated Property Tax and Budget Hearing Dates” for properties located in Stutsman County. This is not a bill; residents are asked not to pay these estimated notices.
August 31, 2018 - 9:46am
Letter to the editor: Football field cost not a good use of taxpayer money
I would like to ask the Jamestown Public School Board a question. Why do you think the tax-paying citizens of Jamestown need to come up with $7 million for a football field? Really? Do you think money grows on trees? I will tell you, IT DOES NOT! Why would you possibly think this...
August 31, 2018 - 6:52am
August 25, 2018
Letter to the editor: Bond issue does not meet district’s needs
Jamestown Public School Board unanimously approved an irresponsible $34.5 million bond issue, nearly double the failed 2015 referendum amount, for the chronically underfunded district to consider at the ballot. Irresponsible because the proposal is a mixed bag of essential upgrades...
August 25, 2018 - 6:40am
August 21, 2018
Tax reform projected to decrease North Dakota revenue
BISMARCK—An analysis of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act shows that individuals are projected to pay more North Dakota state income tax...
August 21, 2018 - 4:16pm
August 17, 2018
Letter to the editor: City shouldn’t have a stormwater utility fee
This stormwater utility fee is a tax of which we already pay. We paid to install this infrastructure, we pay to repair and/or replace the system. Now you want to charge a fee to maintain this system all because city leaders could not control their budget and collect taxes on these...
August 17, 2018 - 6:50am
August 14, 2018
Lawmaker proposes changes to North Dakota wind energy tax revenue distribution
BISMARCK—A North Dakota legislator is proposing to change how wind energy tax revenue is distributed, sending a portion of the money to...
August 14, 2018 - 7:57pm
Rotary gets update on JPS bond issue
Rob Lech, superintendent of Jamestown Public Schools, spoke at the Aug. 7 meeting of the Jamestown Rotary Club. Rotarian Carrie Orn joined Lech in the presentation. A citizens committee has been meeting for the last 18 months on making recommendations on improving JPS. DLR Group...
August 14, 2018 - 6:57am
July 25, 2018
Property tax increase planned: City looks at 11-mill rate boost
Jamestown taxpayers could see a city property tax increase on tax statements due out this fall. Mayor Dwaine Heinrich told the City Council during a special meeting Tuesday that he didn’t feel the expense budget could be cut by the $300,000 to $400,000 necessary to bring it into...
July 25, 2018 - 7:08am
July 11, 2018
Remote sellers must collect ND sales tax by Oct. 1, tax commissioner says
BISMARCK — Following last month’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling, North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger said Wednesday, July 11, remote...
July 11, 2018 - 11:22am
JPS bond issue cost too high
The Citizens Advisory Committee for Jamestown Public Schools is recommending $34.1 million for a school improvement bond issue. The cost for the projects is too high, and the school board should pare down the list of the committee's recommendations before putting the issue before...
July 11, 2018 - 6:52am