Mike Nowatzki reports for Forum News Service. He can be reached at (701) 255-5607.
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With less than six weeks left in the biennium, state lawmakers and the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System are still waiting to hear whether NDPERS can operate through 2015-17 with existing budget authority or if lawmakers must return to session to finish the agency’s budget.
A proposed crude oil pipeline that has encountered opposition from landowners in Iowa will have its first of three public hearings in North Dakota on Thursday.
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Capitol is drying out after runoff from last week’s rain leaked into the basement. Physical Plant Director Loren Haid said water seeped into the Capitol’s...
An oilfield housing complex developed by two men accused of defrauding investors out of $62 million in a Ponzi scheme abruptly closed last week, displacing more than 140 oilfield workers and leaving more than a dozen employees jobless and homeless in western North Dakota, according to court testimony here Monday.
BISMARCK – North Dakota officials hope a new educational tool using hologram technology will help drivers and passengers see the importance of seat belt use in a different light. The...
The commission that oversees North Dakota’s Capitol grounds wants a design approved for a new governor’s residence by no later than Dec. 1, members said Thursday.
BISMARCK – North Dakota utility regulators on Wednesday granted a wind developer’s request to continue its application for a $250 million wind farm in Stark County after county commissioners last...
BISMARCK – Barring a substantial drop in crude prices before the end of May, North Dakota’s oil industry probably won’t see a tax cut potentially worth almost half a billion...
North Dakota's economy continued on its record-breaking roll in 2014 with taxable sales and purchases doubling since 2010 to more than $28.2 billion, but weaker numbers are expected for the first quarter of this year as a result of reduced oil drilling activity.
Railroad tracks where an oil train derailed Wednesday in central North Dakota had been inspected by BNSF Railway a day earlier and by the Federal Railroad Administration about three months before the fiery derailment, an FRA spokesman said Friday.