Latest News

Analysis: North Dakota ranked 9th least affected by government shutdown

North Dakota ranked No. 43 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

North Dakota ranked No. 17 in 2019 business climate index

North Dakota finished at No. 17 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Analysis: North Dakota posts 34th highest drop in food stamps participants

North Dakota ranked No. 34 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: North Dakota on track to tax online sales

North Dakota is compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: North Dakota posted 4th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, North Dakota ranked No. 4 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

North Dakota posted 2nd lowest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, North Dakota ranked No. 44 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: North Dakota posted lowest individual income tax rate in 2018

North Dakota ranked No. 44 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

North Dakota gets ‘A’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

North Dakota ranked No. 2 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

North Dakota ranked No. 11 in average charitable giving

North Dakota residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $7,382 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

University of Jamestown has most student athletes in North Dakota

University of Jamestown ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to a North Dakota Business Daily analysis of college sports participation

North Dakota has fourth lowest home vacancy rate in nation

North Dakota posted the fourth lowest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

North Dakota Kmart store to close in March

A Kmart store in North Dakota will close its doors in March as part of the parent company’s restructuring plans, Sears Holdings Corp. said this week.

North Dakota’s population rose 0.6% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

North Dakota’s population increased by 4,901, or 0.6 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Fargo 54% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Fargo is $153.72, 54 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

College wrestling earned $1.8 million for North Dakota schools in 2016

North Dakota State University wrestling brought in $20,672 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in North Dakota that year, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Analysis: Home affordability in Cass County tanks

Cass County had the lowest home affordability index in North Dakota in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

University of Jamestown fields most volleyball players in North Dakota

University of Jamestown ranked No. 1 for student volleyball participation in the state, according to a Watchdog analysis of college sports participation.

13 percent of borrowers at 2-year colleges in North Dakota default on student loans

At Dakota College at Bottineau, 25 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

North Dakota gets score of 82 on financial transparency

North Dakota earned above-average marks for its system of making annual budgetary data available to residents, according to a study by the Chicago-based policy institute Truth in Accounting (TIA).

Cass among counties with worst home affordability

Cass County ranked No. 268 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

Metro Business Network