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Oil Jobs Aplenty in North Dakota

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Almost 1 in 7 private sector jobs in North Dakota are related to oil and gas production. More>>

Ag Rail Council Address Train Delays

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Today the North Dakota Ag Rail Business Council met with top officials from BNSF to discuss problems with shipping grain for the upcoming harvest. More>>

Ballot for School to Start After Labor Day Circulates

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A ballot being circulated to push the start of school across North Dakota, after Labor Day... More>>

Board Approves gives $8 Million to Oil Boom Schools

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The State Land Board awards 25 million dollars to several school districts in oil country for the 2013 through 2015 school years. More>>

Volunteers Help Maintain Medora Video included

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North Dakota's tourism hot spot needs help from hundreds of volunteers to survive. More>>

ND Ranks #2 in Business Survival Rates

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The state gets the number two spot in business survival rates--according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. More>>

Braddock Man Injured in Rollover ATV Accident

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The North Dakota Highway Patrol says Cary Moch was injured just a couple miles east of Braddock after rolling an Arctic Cat ATV on a gravel road around 5:40 pm Wednesday. More>>

Train Delays on the Tracks Improving for Elevators

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It's been an ongoing issue in the ag industry for months.Train Delays.In fact, grain elevators are more than 3-thousand cars behind schedule.Ag Reporter Sarah Heinrich checks in on the situation to see if wait times are improving. It's a scene that's been the same for months.Empty tracks.(Josh Mardikian / South Central Grain, Sterling) "I don't think we got beyond 120 days but we were close to 4 months late at one point."Josh Mardikian manages South Central Grain in Sterling.Mardikian ... More>>

U-Mary to Offer New Bioethics Degree Video included

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University of Mary master's students will soon have a new career path to choose from. More>>

Menoken Community Breaks Ground for New Elementary School Video included

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A new public elementary school facility is on its way in Menoken. More>>

Bismarck Police Department Wants Your Help Solving Cold Case Video included

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Saturday marks 20 years since Michele Julson disappeared.  Julson, better known as Shelly was 26 at the time of her disappearance.  She dropped her son off at his grandfather's home August 2nd, 1994. More>>

Natural Gas Company Invests in ND Gas Plant Project Video included

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A natural gas company announces a multimillion dollar project in North Dakota. More>>

Saltwater Spills in Region Video included

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Two spills have dumped thousands of gallons of brine and oil on land in Mountrail and Bottineau Counties in the past day. More>>

Building Updates for Minot Schools

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Get ready to start seeing work around the Minot Public School district... More>>

Women in Business

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Dozens of local business women gathered at the Grand Hotel in Minot today to learn some tips about how to make their businesses more profitable. More>>

Eye on Agriculture: Centennial Farm Video included

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Across North Dakota, farmers are gearing up for what could be a big harvest.But before harvest hits at one farm near Makoti, there's a special celebration scheduled. More>>

Food Therapy for Picky Eaters Video included

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As any parent can tell you, having a picky eater for a child can be a nightmare.  But there is now a class that can help this. More>>

Habitat House Under Construction Video included

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Going from almost zero to five hundred volunteers in a year is quite the accomplishment for Roxy Volk. More>>

Basin Electric Employees Create Garden Video included

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Basin Electric employees are going green...It all started with a little brainstorming on how the business could give back. More>>

Wildlife Division Chief to Retire Video included

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The North Dakota Game and Fish will soon say goodbye to a longtime employee. More>>

Attorney General Gets Funding to Improve Sex Offender Website Video included

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A $30,000 grant is awarded to improve the North Dakota Sex Offender website. More>>

Extra Patrol on I-94 Video included

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Law enforcement officials are cracking down on those breaking the rules of the road. The "I-90/94 Challenge" covers more than 56-hundred miles of highway from Washington to Massachusetts.Patrolling Interstates 90 and 94 is the main focus during the next four days.Highway Patrol is also keeping an extra eye out in construction zones.Captain Kyle Kirchmeier says the state highway patrol is working overtime hours with the DOT to work construction zones.He says they haven't received a large n... More>>

Saltwater Spills in Area Tuesday

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Two spills have dumped thousands of gallons of brine and oil on land in Mountrail and Bottineau Counties in the past day. More>>

Sports Merchandise Stolen

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A Bismarck man says someone stole more than $4,000 worth of sports merchandise from his apartment. More>>

State Energy Leaders Explore What's in a Bakken Barrel Video included

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The North Dakota Industrial Commission explores just what's in a Bakken barrel of oil. More>>

Four People Arrested in Stolen Vehicle Near Menoken Video included

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Police arrest four people in a stolen car east of Bismarck.Troopers pulled over a 2005 Lexus that had been reported missing from Minnesota. More>>

New Power Lines West of Mandan Video included

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Extreme wind from earlier this month knocked down a stretch of power lines west of Mandan, and crews are still working to fix them. More>>

Crop Progress Video included

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Crops across North Dakota got a much-needed shot of rain last week. More>>

Registering for School Video included

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It's almost here...The 2014-2015 school year is less than a month away, and districts around the region are trying to get a handle on just how many kids will come through the doors on that first day. More>>

Minot Water Treatments Video included

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Tap water in the Minot area may carry an odor over the next several days. More>>

Music Camp Wrapping Up Season Video included

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Another season of music is coming to an end at the International Music Camp. More>>

World Record Fish Caught Video included

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When most fisherman cast out their line, they hope to reel in a big whopper, but one nine year old from Velva hit the jackpot. More>>

Mandan Man Finds Something Special About Every Single Day Video included

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It seems like every day is a National day for something.  We found about national chicken wing day from a website called nationaldaycalender.com More>>

Halloween Store to Open Soon Video included

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A sneak peek at Seeds of Hope's "spooktacular" thrift store... More>>

Flaring Numbers Decrease Video included

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North Dakota has set a goal to waste less natural gas through flaring. More>>

National Chicken Wing Day Video included

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It isn't a very widely known holiday, but it is one many people are more than willing to celebrate. More>>

Farmer Dies in Grain Bin Accident Video included

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Tragedy strikes yet another family farm.This weekend another farmer was killed in a grain bin accident.It's the third to happening in our viewing area in less than 6 months.Ag Reporter Sarah Heinrich takes you to Napoleon for the story.(Andrew Bartholomaus / Logan Co. Sheriff) "He'll be missed around here. Seeing his smile. Never seen the guy without a smile on his face."Marvin Grenz lost his life in a grain bin accident Saturday morning.At 10:02 the call came in.(Andrew Bartholomaus / Logan ... More>>

Stories of St. Alexius Sale Premature Video included

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St. Alexius representatives say reports from other news agencies in Bismarck stating that St. Alexius Medical Center has been sold are untrue. More>>

Locals Flock to Mandan Waterpark Despite Cooler Temps This Summer Video included

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It may have been in the 40s this morning, but that did not stop kids from lining up at the local water park this afternoon.

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Motorcycle Accident on Highway 83 Video included

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A motorcyclist crashed when he was hit by a piece of blown out tire this morning on highway 83. More>>

BHS Cheerleaders Hold Carwash for Fellow Teammate Video included

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The Bismarck High School Cheerleaders are putting their teamwork to use...all to help out a former teammate and friend. More>>

Two Injured in Rollover Accident East of Dickinson Video included

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The North Dakota Highway patrol reports two injuries after a rollover crash four miles east of Dickinson Monday morning. More>>

Sentence on Assault Charge

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A Belcourt man has been sentenced to 33 months in federal prison for assault with a deadly weapon. More>>

Minot Man Arrested on 4th DUI

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Authorities arrested a Minot man on his 4th DUI charged this weekend. More>>

Sheriff on Fair Arrests Video included

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Ward County sheriff's deputies were busier than ever over the past ten days...providing security at the North Dakota State Fair. More>>

Planning for the Fair's 50th Video included

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The 2014 North Dakota State Fair is in the books...and now it's on to next year -- the 50th annual event. More>>

Minot Native Retires Video included

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A Minot native has ended 40 years of active duty naval service by handing over the reins of the U.S. Naval Academy to a new leader. More>>

Williston Shooting in Question

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Williston police say they can't confirm that a gunshot was fired at a girl on a bicycle last week but the investigation is continuing. More>>

Man Charged For Trying to Break In to Cars Video included

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A 19-year-old Bismarck man who was caught looking into vehicles with a flashlight is charged this afternoon. More>>

Man Threatens Family, Including Kids, With a Knife

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A 39-year-old Bismarck man is behind bars after threatening his family with a knife. More>>

Minot Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Crimes Video included

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A Minot man charged with 17 felonies and 2 misdemeanors regarding using the internet to promote obscenity and lure minors has entered his pleas in district court. More>>

Bismarck Marathon Announces New Course Video included

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After 3 year on the hill...the Bismarck Marathon announces a new course.In 2011 the Bismarck Marathon Course moved to the University of Mary hill due flooding on the Missouri River.Now three years later the course returns to running along the river, but with a twist.This year's course will lead into Mandan, crossing the Expressway bridge with runners coming back into Bismarck on the Memorial Bridge.Dave Nash is on the planning committee and says he's excited about this year's race.(Dave Nash ... More>>

Several Vehicles Broken Into in Bismarck

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Many different people are missing property after their cars were broken into this weekend. More>>

Multiple Cars Vandalized in Bismarck

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Bismarck Police say multiple cars were vandalized over the weekend. More>>

Williston Police can't confirm gunshot fired at 7 year old

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Williston police say they can't confirm that a gunshot was fired at a girl on a bicycle last week but the investigation is continuing.
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Greenman at Arts in the Park Video included

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All summer, the Arts in the Park has been holding concerts of all kinds of different music - and today, a local band called Greenman came out to put on a show full of culture.The group came together in 1997 because of their common love for old, celtic music.They have released a few albums with the sound of Scottish and old Irish tunes, and have been performing them all over Minot ever since.The violinist says that this genre is something that can bring in audiences of all different tastes of ... More>>

Who's Who: Ranch Rodeo Mom Video included

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Generations of Cowboys and Ranchers are tied in to North Dakota's history.One Ranch Rodeo Mom told me about what it means to pass the rope for tonight's Who's Who at the Fair.(Carmen Ruud, Former Ranch Rodeo Competitor) "Just the camaraderie that you get with your teammates and other teams. I really enjoy it, it's like a family event.It's kinda neat, It's fun."(Melinda Bolton) "In fact it has been generations of fun, as Ruud learned from her father what her son Garrett is now competing in, R... More>>

t Cancer Video included

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Many more people are beating Cancer now than ever, a local woman obtaining her doctorate is trying to develop what sort of treatment patients should receive once they're in remission.I spoke with Sana Keller recently regarding her work....(Melinda Bolton, Reporter) "After working for years as a nurse, Sana Keller is hoping to finish off her doctorate by giving some cancer survivors lifestyle coaching."(Sana Keller, Owner of Health Unlimited) "There's so much that can be done and most of it is... More>>

Spike Ball Comes to Bismarck Video included

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A big group of people packed the park this weekend to compete in a sport that's new to Bismarck. More>>

Saddle Up for St. Jude Video included

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Today a huge group of people and their horses ride through Fort Lincoln south of Mandan to raise money for children. More>>

2014 State Fair Has Second Highest Attendance

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The 2014 North Dakota State Fair wrapped up Saturday with a bang.  Fair officials say 38,674 people came through the gates Saturday - making it the second-best final-day attendance in Fair history. More>>

NDSF Comes to an End Video included

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For the past week, thousands of people have spent their days attending shows, eating delicious food, and going on the rides at the 49th annual North Dakota state fair.The fair brings in people from across the country to enjoy everything from foot long corn dogs, to arm wrestling competitions, to the much anticipated concerts.Tonight is the final night of the fair, and is ending with Brad Paisley in the grandstand.The State Fair Marketing Director says that working all year for these several d... More>>

NDSF Ghana Crazy Basket Company Video included

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One North Dakotan woman has taken a global craft and made it available locally.Rene' Omlid bought her first Ghanaian hand-woven basket back in 2008... shortly thereafter the widow (now remarried) began to wonder if she could sell similar baskets.Each bag can take up to three days to be made from grass and goat skin, and then they are shipped in a forty foot container and with a little water and TLC are reshapen for use.Initially the Omlid's sold bags purchased in the U.S.... but research turn... More>>

Motorcycle Run Rally Video included

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Members of the Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch spent their Saturday doing something not many teenagers get to do - riding motorcycles for hundreds of miles to raise money.NYMPUM is a national program that teaches youth to operate a standard Honda mini-bike.Riding time is earned by taking classes, and setting and achieving goals that relate to self-improvement.Today, 50 riders started their trek at Pure Honda in Minot, made their way to the Bottineau area, and then back home for supper together.Th... More>>

Who's Who: Waiting Teenagers Video included

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Sometimes lines hold up the show and other times the wait is self-inflicted.As Jennifer Kleen tells us in tonight's Who's Who at the Fair, somethings are just worth the wait....happy as a kid in a candy store.The aged progression of that saying should be, happy as a teenager at the fair.(Doug Bauer, North Dakota State Fair Attendee) "We just wake up early and...go? I guess?""We got here way too early. We need beverages. And a pretzel."These three friends sat alone at the free stage. waiting f... More>>

Sleepy Hollow Theatre Alumni Celebrate 25 Years Video included

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??Night after night the stage is set for young performers to "break-a-leg" at Sleepy Hollow Theatre. Alumni Celebrate 25 Years. More>>

Construction Accident Leaves Bismarck Businesses Without Power Video included

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Multiple Bismarck businesses lose power this afternoon after a construction accident.. More>>

Bismarck's First Ever Upcycling Event Video included

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Today Bismarck held it's first ever upcycling/repurposing event.  The Savoir Faire, held at the Buckstop Junction gives vendors a chance to sell reinvented items that would otherwise end up in the trash. More>>

Volleyball Players Spike Out Violence Video included

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One Bismarck park was packed with volleyball players today who are competing for a good cause More>>

Noon Show: Xpogo Stunt Team Video included

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Noon Show: Xpogo Stunt Team More>>

Noon Show: Flying Houndz Frizbee Trick Dog Show Video included

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Noon Show: Flying Houndz Frizbee More>>

New Troopers Graduate from Law Enforcement Training Academy Video included

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 14 of the 15 new troopers from his class will patrol in oil-producing counties out west.


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New ND State Prison Warden Hopes to Recruit Staff Video included

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The North Dakota State Penitentiary has a new face overseeing prison operations. More>>

Golden Eagle Trains at Dakota Zoo Video included

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An old eagle learns some new tricks at the Dakota Zoo. More>>

Pioneer Village Busy in Fair Week Video included

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It's been a great State Fair week for Pioneer Village...run by the Ward County Historical Society. More>>

Attendance Up on Thursday

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State Fair attendance jumped yesterday--making it the best Thursday attendance in North Dakota State Fair history. More>>

Authorities Investigate Fight

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A Tuesday morning fight at the Flickertail Garden on the fairgrounds sent to man to the hospital with facial injuries. More>>

Fair Using Social Media

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People all over the world are using social media like never before, and the North Dakota State fair isn't any different. More>>

Saltwater Spill Near Arnegard

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Saltwater from a pipeline leak near Arnegard may have reached a nearby creek. More>>

Giawndra's Special Day at Fair Video included

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Going to the North Dakota State Fair is fun for pretty much all of us, but for one little girl, it's the best place in the world. More>>

David Carsten Talks Fair Animals Video included

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Yesterday, you met David Carsten, a KX Weather Kid, and he showed you what his first day of the food and rides was like. More>>

Strata-X Energy Releases Findings on Emmons County Gas Well Video included

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A company drilling for natural gas in Emmons County says they found it. More>>

Dickinson Refinery Employee Excited to be On Board Video included

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Oil jobs have brought people to North Dakota from far and wide.  The Dakota Prairie Refinery going up near Dickinson is no exception bringing in people from all over the country. More>>

Around Town 7-25 Video included

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A new car dealership has called shotgun next to Highway 83 on 57th Avenue. More>>

Mayo Clinic Exhibit Rolls Into Bismarck Video included

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A piece of Mayo Clinic rolls into Bismarck.Mayo Clinic is celebrating 150 years by touring the United States and Canada with this interactive mobile exhibit.The truck is filled with education, history and stories of patients who've received help at Mayo Clinic.The truck will travel 35-thousand miles during the 7 month trip across United States and Canada--making 45 stops.(Alexander G. von Bormann / Mayo Clinic) "We wanted to bring this large truck and display to share with the people of Bisma... More>>

Firefighters Begin Fundraiser Video included

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Local firefighters are hoping to cause some minor traffic jams over the next few days - for a good cause. More>>

Wednesday's Fair Attendance

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We're still keeping an eye on attendance numbers over the course of the State Fair. More>>

Fair Exhibitor Assaulted Video included

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Last night at the North Dakota State Fair, a hired performer was attacked right next to his trailer. More>>

Florida Georgia Line Concert Video included

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Florida Georgia Line fans started lining up hours in advance for tonight's concert. More>>

Waiting for Florida Georgia Line Video included

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How much dedication do you have for your favorite band?  More>>

Senior Day at the Fair Video included

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Thursday at the State Fair is traditionally the day when senior citizens get a special welcome. More>>

Water Day at the Fair Video included

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Among the many other activities and attractions to be enjoyed at the North Dakota State Fair is Water Day. More>>

Business Beat 7-24-14 Video included

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Two full days of the North Dakota State Fair remain...that means two full days to shop!  More>>

David Carsten's Fair Experience Video included

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David Carsten was a weather kid for us a few months ago, and now he's back to report with Emily Medalen on a look at the North Dakota State fair through the eyes of a sixth grade boy. More>>

Belfield Principal Suspended for Alleged Misconduct Video included

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A Belfield High School Principal is suspended for alleged misconduct with female students. More>>

Dakota Prairie Refinery on Track to be Completed by December Video included

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Construction is still on track for the first oil refinery to be built in the state of North Dakota in over 30 years.  The Dakota Prairie refinery is expected to be up and running by December of this year. More>>

Around Town 3-21 Video included

It's now officially Spring..even though it might not feel like it quite yet. Steph Scheurer shows us a business aiming to get you ready for the golf season in this week's Around Town. Shank's Golf Shop More>>

Cobb's Bond Set at One Million Dollars Cash

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Bond is set at one million dollars cash for Craig Cobb after the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled Cobb be eligible for bond.. Cobb has been in jail since November when he was arrested and charged More>>

National Flu Vaccination Week

National Flu Vaccination Week

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With the exciting holiday season also comes a not so jolly time -- influenza season. And if you haven't gotten your vaccination for the year, now's the time, because this week is National Flu Vaccination More>>

Cookies for Airmen

Cookies for Airmen

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Along with the holiday season, often comes holiday baking. The Minot Area Chamber of Commerce is helping to share sweetness by the dozen once again. Today the annual cookie drive for Minot airmen kicked More>>

Sleepy Hollow Presents "Les Miserables"

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A Broadway musical and award-winning movie comes to life on-stage in Bismarck.


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  • Saltwater Spills in Region

    Saltwater Spills in Region

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:47:32 GMT
    Two spills have dumped thousands of gallons of brine and oil on land in Mountrail and Bottineau Counties in the past day.
    Two spills have dumped thousands of gallons of brine and oil on land in Mountrail and Bottineau Counties in the past day.
  • Building Updates for Minot Schools

    Building Updates for Minot Schools

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:45:46 GMT
    Get ready to start seeing work around the Minot Public School district...
    Get ready to start seeing work around the Minot Public School district...
  • Women in Business

    Women in Business

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:43:37 GMT
    Dozens of local business women gathered at the Grand Hotel in Minot today to learn some tips about how to make their businesses more profitable.
    Dozens of local business women gathered at the Grand Hotel in Minot today to learn some tips about how to make their businesses more profitable.
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  • Bismarck Man Makes Art With Recycled Items

    Bismarck Man Makes Art With Recycled Items

    Monday, April 28 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-04-28 19:23:22 GMT
    Many people dream of being their own boss. Some are just afraid of the risk of being self employed. Ben Smith has the story about a man who took that risk to make a living doing what he loves.Chris Thomas can make something out of nothing."There's nothing better than getting a new pile of junk you haven't used before and turning it into something." He uses materials from used gas tanks, old forks, and even garden tools--he uses his skills "If it's iron I can weld to it." to turn useless junk ...
    Many people dream of being their own boss. Some are just afraid of the risk of being self employed. Ben Smith has the story about a man who took that risk to make a living doing what he loves.Chris Thomas can make something out of nothing."There's nothing better than getting a new pile of junk you haven't used before and turning it into something." He uses materials from used gas tanks, old forks, and even garden tools--he uses his skills "If it's iron I can weld to it." to turn useless junk ...
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  • Default fuels uncertainty, stock drop in Argentina

    Default fuels uncertainty, stock drop in Argentina

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:38:45 GMT
    The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt default in 13 years and raised questions about what comes next for financial markets and the South American nation's staggering...
    Stocks fell sharply in Argentina on Thursday as the country entered into economic uncertainty with its second default in 13 years, one forced upon it by New York hedge funds with the backing of U.S. courts.
  • CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds

    CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:20:39 GMT
    A document circulating among White House staff says a Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and...
    The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist...
  • Dow plunges as multiple worries vex investors

    Dow plunges as multiple worries vex investors

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:18:46 GMT
    Global stock markets were uninspired by an upbeat report on the U.S. economy, with most drifting lower Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would make further cuts to its monetary stimulus as expected....
    For stock investors, the red flags were everywhere on Thursday.
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