North Dakota's Tax Department says the state recorded $5.3 billion in taxable sales during the first three months of 2012, the Associated Press reports. Commissioner Cory Fong says, "We are growing at a level beyond what we could have expected." North Dakota also has the nation's lowest unemployment rates.
Youth hockey coach dies after hitting his head on the ice
Harv Graczyk was injured in a fall during a Nov. 26 practice.