The state's economy continued its growth in the first quarter of this year.
The State Tax Department released figures today, showing taxable sales and purchases in January, February, and Marchwerer up 4.4% from one year earlier.
The increase amounted to 239-million dollars, bringing the total in the state to 5-point-69 billion dollars.
Kenmare had the largest percentage increase - a 93% jump from 2013. Watford City was up 32%.
Dunn County had the largest increase of 70%. Bottineau County was second with an increase of 40%.
Minot Police say Zofia Kristal Pepple of New Town was struck by a pickup and killed about 6:25pm Sunday
A two-year-old child was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Minot Sunday evening.
They ask if you have any information about the incident that you contact them at 852-0111.
In addition, both had recently been released from state prison.