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July 14, 2014 The Star Page 3 States ec()nomy _.-:,ntinues to grow Tax Commissioner Ryan sector has experienced explosive Rauschenberger announced last growth in recent quarters. This de- week that North Dakota's economy crease reflects a continuation of the grew at a healthy pace during the maturing of the Bakken Play, includ- first quarter of 2014, which encom- ing the use of more efficient, less passes January, February, and March. costly drilling methods. We are According to the economic report, pleased to see moderating of the hec- ,  North Dakota's first quarter 2014 tic pace of growth, to a level that is  total taxable sales and purchases both more sustainable and more pre- were $5.688 billion, up $239 million dictable." said Rauschenberger. from the first quarter 2013. for a "Similarly, the construction sector is ... moderate increase of 4.4 percent, showing moderation as well." "This is a very good report, high- Of the 50 largest cities, the lighting the fact that North Dakota's biggest percentage increases for the economy continues to expand on top first quarter of 2014 were Kenmare, of the rapid pace of growth in the up 93 percent: Cando. up 46 percent: past several years," said Rauschen- Watford City, up 32 percent; and berger. "It is very good news, espe- Dickinson and Lincoln, both up 24 cially since these sales took place in percent. the middle of a difficult winter in The biggest percentage first quar- North Dakota." ter decreases for the 50 largest cities The wholesale trade sector were Northwood. down 31 percent; showed the most growth in taxable Grafton, down 29 percent; Lisbon. sales and purchases, with the total down 28 percent: Ellendale, down 20 rising $176 million compared to the percent: and Garrison. down 18 per- yi first quarter 2013. The retail trade cent. Sta ng cool sector, the sector most often looked The complete North Dakota Sales The Rolla Swimming Pool has become the hot spot in town lately as more summer-like temperatures have shined down on the to as a measure of consumer confi- and Use Tax Statistical Report for area. (Photo by John Rosinski) deuce, grew the second most in dol- First Quarter 2014 is available on the lars, increasing by $40 million, Tax Department's web site at: nearly a 3 percent expansion. The www.nd.gov/tax. accommodation and food services After big bills for repairs school building bus barn S;eCtcergr;tboYo25llin':/6": By John Rosinski | new computers have been installed, jeb tsUkS rm, pSo tweltlial;; hpe ra irrng ;lo b Morl00etS Of The Star providing the computer lab with an and housing in the state. In all, more A year after paying almost update, than half- eight out of fifteen - in- $40,000 in bus repairs, the Rolls The fourth grade is also getting a dustry sectors posted increases in the Following are the closing School Board is moving forward complete overhaul. Baumgarn said first quarter, market prices according to with plans for a bus garage, new desks, including some that allow Of the sectors reporting declines, Rolls Coop Grain on 7-10-14. According to Superintendent students to stand during class, will be mining and oil extraction, down $29 Spring Wheat .......... $5.92 Kevin Baumgarn, plans for a 48-by- installed, million, was the sector with the most Durum ............... $8.10 100 square foot bus barn have been "We are excited for the fourth significant drop in taxable sales and Feed Barley ........... $2.50 put into place, and the structure is ex- grade and to try some of the new purchases. The utilities sector de- Oats ................. $3.00 pected to be completed before the things that will be in there," Baum- creased by $16 million, or 27 per- Corn ................. $2.10 upcoming winter. - " garn said. cent. The construction sex:tor fell Winter Wheat .......... $4.98 Once finished, the garage will Classes in Rolla will begin Tues- $11 million, a decrease of 7 percent. contain six stalls and have room for indication, the project could pay for The structure is expected to be day, August 26. "The mining and oil extraction Canola .............. $18.30 the entire fleet of busses the school itself in a few years. Baumgarn noted built southeast of the school's new runs. Rolla currently has three full- the school paid $39,500 in various gym. The school currently has two size units and five mini-busses, bus repairs, bids for the project, and is expected Roy's TV & Furniture "We Baumgarn indicated the building need to get these busses out to accept a bid this month. won't have a cement floor, but will of the elements," Baumgarn said. Baumgarn added the school is have electricity, allowing drivers to "Right now our busses are in two lo- paying for the endeavor from multi-.'. at least plug in their busses during cations so it will be good to have pie sources, including funds from the Applia the winter months, them all in one spot. Plus, it will be a school's general and building funds, rices! -The cost of the project is esti- benefit not having.to let themwarm The new bus garag.e isn't the only Furniture! up for a half hour ever morninz in improvelnen's being made t9' ' tli  ", - .... : ...... mated.to,be around $90/300. ]?,aug ..... . ....... ,   , ,   r'  " Bedding! -' marn said that if last year was any t}e winter months." school. Baumg,a m sa)d as any s.20' .i ., Electronics! [th Dining Sets! Ezra James .... ........... Edward and Erica Vivier of Bel- court announce the birth of a son, Ezra James, born on June 23, 2014, at Quentin Burdick Memorial Health Care Facility in Belcourt. Ezra weighed 8 pounds, 5.5 ounces. He joins Seth, 14, and Sierra, 12. His grandparents are Maxine Savings just Vivier, Rod Thomas and Eddie and Jackie Giron. Great-grandmother is CoraVivier. rolled into town! Journee Joel Prices reduced on Chayce everything in stock! New Selection of Furniture! Lacey Houle of Dunseith an- Reliable A----I: I nounces the birth of a daughter, app.ances! Journee Joel Chayce born on June Top Quality Big-Screen TVs! 24, 2014, at Quentin Burdick Me- morial Health Care Facility in Bel- Beautiful Dining Room Sets! court. Journee weighed 10 pounds, 5 ounces. She joins siblings, Jewels, FIND YOURS TODAY AT Comfortable Recliners! 12, Trey, 9, and Treyden, 7. PRAIRIE Her grandparents are Donna Bunk Beds Available! Baker of Dunseith and the late Alvin Houle. :, '' Power Center 00oo,o oU dec Shayla Rose 606 M in Ave. W, Y nV room in Tia Davis of Belcourt announces a _ , the birth of a daughter, Shayla Rose, a 00ou, .o00e. born on July 2, 2014, at Quentin Burdick Memorial Health Care Fa- Roll00, 47'7 3036 cility in Belcourt. Shayla weighed 6  e " pounds, 0.7ounces. Shejoinssib- TV & FURNITURE lings, Corey, 13, Elliott, 8, and Tiana, 5.  .................... ' .................................................. ................................................... ...... Phone 477-3216 - Sales and Service - Hwy 5 West, Rolla Her grandmother is Cynthia Cromwell. Bank financing -- Visa -- Mastercard (701) 477-5800 I LeAnn Vollmer, Broker (Home: 477-6291) Fay Langseth (Sales) www.reverrealstale.com 310 2nd St NE, Rolla 1-1/2 story two bedroom home on a 75'x 100' lot. Cheaper than buying a car and you can live in it! Price: $19,500 or best offer St. John - 5 acres with 4-bedroom house Over 1200 sf on main floor. Full basement, 1,200 sf. Double attached insulated garage. Listing Price: $235,000 Price Reduced: $199,900 32'x56' Steel Shop All concrete floor with hoist and air compressor. One side insulated. 28'x32' Garage Insulated with heat source. Rolette - 604 6th Ave. Ranch-style 3-bedroom 2-bath home, 1,056 sf on the main floor, 1,056 sf in the basement, attached double Car garage, workshop and other storage sheds. Electric forced-air heat with fuel oil backup on demand control. PRICE REDUCED! 203 John St, Rolette Two bedroom home with detached dou- ble car garage. Features original hard- wood floors everywhere except in bath- room and kitchen/dining area, propane forced air furnace, electric water heater, refrigerator, stove, washer, dryer, and 100 amp breaker box. $60,000. .................. .r .-.- .,,. ..... ....