Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (701) 580-6890.
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BISMARCK — Senate lawmakers voted 32-15 late Thursday in favor of lowering the oil extraction tax and removing price-based tax breaks after three hours of vigorous debate.
BISMARCK – Senators introduced a bipartisan compromise Wednesday in the ongoing oil tax debate, proposing to change the overall tax rate to 10 percent unless oil prices average above $90...
BISMARCK — As North Dakota lawmakers discuss changing the state’s oil taxes, an apples-to-apples comparison of how the state’s tax rates line up against other oil-producing states is difficult to...
BISMARCK – Democratic leaders said Tuesday a bill to reform North Dakota oil taxes could cost the state more than $6 billion over the next decade. Using projected oil prices...
NEW TOWN, N.D.—A joint law enforcement operation to check on sex offenders on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation found nearly 20 percent of offenders may be in violation of registration laws, the U.S. Marshal Service said. Deputy U.S.
SIDNEY, Mont. -- A judge sentenced a Colorado man Friday to serve 100 years in prison for killing Sidney teacher Sherry Arnold, bringing to close a case that began with her disappearance more than three years ago. Michael Spell, 25, will be eligible for parole in 25 years for the conviction of deliberate homicide. Spell pleaded guilty last fall to killing Arnold in early January 2012 after he and another man took a drug-fueled road trip from Colorado to the Bakken in search of work in the region's oilfields.
MDU applies for rate increase for natural gas service.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Jeff LeDosquet expected to celebrate 25 years in the oil industry last week. Instead, the 51-year-old is hunting for a new job after low oil prices caused him to be laid off six weeks before hitting that milestone. "It was quite a shock to me, really," he said. "It caught me by surprise." LeDosquet, born and raised in Williston, went to work for Halliburton 25 years ago driving a cement block truck.
WILLISTON, N.D. — A product a North Dakota manufacturing company began making for one oil customer is now exported to several states. The success story of a product from Steffes...