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Coach Leaving Minot State Video included

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The new head football coach at Minot State University is heading back to Minnesota. Todd Hoffner announced this afternoon he would return to his coaching duties at Minnesota State-Mankato, effective tomorrow. Hoffner More>>

Woman Dies of Injuries in Crash Video included

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A woman involved in a crash south of Minot yesterday has died. The Highway Patrol reports 42-year-old Maria Schermerhorn of Mesa was driving a car that crossed in front of a pickup on Highway 83 at the More>>

Rice Lake Water Still Rising Video included

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Rice Lake has risen another two feet in the last year...and now only has three more feet to go before water would flow out of it naturally. If it gets to that point, more than 100 homes would be lost More>>

Williston State College Construction Video included

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Construction season is nearly year-round in Western North Dakota. Williston State College campus projects are busy with the spring thaw. Construction has started on the second of two apartment buildings More>>

Woman-Owned Businesses Video included

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If you are a woman looking to own a business, you might have better luck in North Dakota. The U.S. Census Bureau reports, since 1997 the number of female owned and operated companies nearly doubled in More>>

Student Spotlight --- Kenmare Video included

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She pictures herself in the ag service industry in the future. And she is the top graduate at Kenmare High School this year. Let's meet Katie Nelson in tonight's Student Spotlight. (Katie Nelson, Kenmare More>>

MSU Football Coach Leaving - Going Back to Minnesota

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The newly-hired football coach at Minot State University is headed back to Mankato.

Todd Hoffner was hired in January to take over as MSU's football coach.

He had been fired from his head coaching job at Minnesota State-Mankato last year, although the university gave no reason for his dismissal.
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Traffic Signal Knocked Out

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A traffic signal at the intersection of US Highway 83 and 46th Ave. NW (North 83 | 2 and 52 bypass intersection) has been struck by a vehicle and knocked down. As of 11:45 a.m., the signal is currently More>>

Oil Dumping Brings Charges

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Criminal charges have been filed against a Mountrail county truck driver accused of illegally dumping oil drilling waste, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. Leo Slemin, a driver with Black Hills More>>

ND 4th in Economic Measure

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North Dakota fell from second to fourth in the annual economic outlook competitiveness ranking by the American Legislative Exchange Council. The Rich States, Poor States report rates Utah as the top state More>>

Two Injured in Highway Collision Video included

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Emergency crews responded to a 2-vehicle accident that happened at 4:40 this afternoon about 15 miles south of Minot at the junction of highways 83 and 23. The North Dakota Highway patrol reports 42-year-old More>>

Rail Car Shortage "Critical" Video included

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The shortage of rail cars for North Dakota's ag industry is critical. That's how the general manager of SunPrairie Grain in Minot describes the squeeze being put on farmers and grain elevators. Brad More>>

School Board on Bond Results Video included

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Results of the Minot Public Schools bond vote became official this afternoon after the Minot Public School Board made decisions on a handful of disputed ballots. In the end, the final vote tally was changed More>>

Community Foundation Project Video included

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One in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The organization also reports around 3 million children will witness More>>

Rugby Doctor Wins National Award Video included

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A North Dakota man has been named the Rural Health Practitioner of the Year by the National Rural Health Association. Dr. Hubert Seiler or Rugby will pick up his award at ceremonies in Las Vegas next More>>

McKenzie Co: Legislature & Roads Video included

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Progress has been made...but there is still a ways to go. That is how McKenzie County Commission Chairman Ron Anderson sees the current road situation in his county. The oil-heavy region of the state More>>

Student Spotlight --- Glenburn Video included

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There are co-valedictorians at Glenburn High School this year. Emily Miller and Jennifer Poth are sharing the top spot in their graduating class. In tonight's Student Spotlight, we hear from Emily Miller. (Emily More>>

Man Sentenced For Killing His Brother

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A Bismarck man who is an enrolled member of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison today. 26-year-old Orlen Francis Smith, Jr., attacked three people at a home More>>

Relay For Life Team

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You've seen it in the news before -- Someone shaves their head to show support to a friend with cancer. But could you do it? Emily Medalen has more on how one area woman stuck by her friend and kept More>>

Relay for Life Team Meets a Special Goal

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You've seen it in the news before -- Someone shaves their head to show support to a friend with cancer. But could you do it? Emily Medalen has more on how one area woman stuck by her friend and kept More>>

Student Spotlight Leeds High School

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Our Student Spotlight introduces us to top graduating high school seniors in the region. Tonight, we travel to Leeds to meet the two people who tied for the top honors. (Mylie Herman, Leeds Senior) "We More>>

Pathfinder Parent Center Hosts Parent Involvement Conference

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Raising a child with disabilities can be a difficult task without support from others. Knowing where to turn for that support is key for parents...so getting them that information was part of the goal More>>

Aircraft Modelers Take Flight

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The snow is finally off the ground, and for the Minot Aircraft Modelers, this means flying season has officially begun. The group had their annual mall show today, exhibiting the different types of planes More>>

Women's Retreat at MSU

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Over 900 women gathered in Minot this weekend for retreat to listen to a nationally known speaker and writer lead them on their adventure in faith. Lysa Terkeurst is the president of proverbs 31 ministry, More>>

MSU Modernizes 'Miss Julie'

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Drama, Romance, and a lusty battle of control were all showcased at the Minot State theatrical adaptation of "Miss Julie". The original play was written in by August Strinberg in the 1880's, and though More>>

Minot Jiu Jitsu Heads to Nationals

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It's a sport that's not talked about often in the Minot area -- but that may be about to change. 10 members of our local Jiu Jitsu team are heading to the national competition next month. The group began More>>

Student Spotlight - Westhope

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Two students are finishing their time at Westhope High School with perfect GPAs. They are the subjects of tonight's Student Spotlight. (Sage Ballantyne, Westhope Senior) "I think I did well here in Westhope More>>

Man Charged With Rape

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A Minot man is charged with raping a local woman when their consensual encounter continued after the woman had told him to stop. 22-year-old Sam Valasquez is facing a Class Double-A Felony charge of Gross More>>

Rugby Jail Upgrading

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Eight months after the state cracked down on a regional jail in Rugby, the new administrator of the facility says things are looking up. The Heart of America Correctional and Treatment Center was cited More>>

NAWS Water Still Years Away Video included

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It's a very critical project for this part of the state. That's how State Engineer Todd Sando characterizes NAWS - the Northwest Area Water Supply project. But Sando says it will still be years before More>>

Water Possibly Contaminated

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Chemicals, possibly including antifreeze, may have been introduced into a Tioga Apartment complex's water system to thaw water lines. That's according to a release issued by the state health department. Tioga More>>

Craft Show Invades Arena Video included

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Horse hair, Goat milk, barbed wire, leather, logs... Its not a day on the farm, its The Big One. Hundreds of craft makers and artisans have come together inside the North Dakota State Fair Expo Center More>>

Students Turn to Wax for Class Video included

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Some great figures in history were on display at TGU-Granville this afternoon. The library hosted a wax museum display - with 5th grade students playing the roles of the wax museum displays. From Daniel More>>

Student Spotlight --- Granville Video included

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Time for tonight's Student Spotlight, shining the light on another top high school graduate. This time we're in Granville to meet Kendra Johnson. (Kendra Johnson, TGU-Granville Senior) "I think I excelled More>>

DLB Baseball Preview

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Last year the Des Lacs-Burlington Lakers baseball team had their season end earlier than they wanted to when they lost a play-in game to the region baseball tournament. The team is looking to rebound this More>>

Ordinance Covers Many Animals Video included

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This week's pit bull attack in Minot calls attention to the city's regulations regarding nuisance animals. The city of Minot has a fairly broad ordinance on animals that are dangerous or can be considered More>>

Fatal Rollover

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A Wednesday evening rollover claimed the life of a 16-year old female from Sidney, Montana. The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports two females were traveling southbound on Cheney Creek Road, 14 miles More>>

Legislators Get Flood Project Update Video included

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The city of Minot can't afford the proposed Mouse River flood protection plan without more help from the state. That's what Minot Public Works Director Dan Jonasson told members of the legislature's Water More>>

PSC Hearing on Gas Plant Expansion Video included

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The reduction of natural gas flaring in the Bakken. That was the recurring theme today at the public hearing regarding the proposed expansion of Robinson Lake Gas Plant in Mountrail County. The Whiting More>>

Teacher to Space Academy Video included

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A Minot Elementary Teacher is one of two hundred and ten teachers worldwide who was selected to attend the 2014 Honeywell Educators at Space Academy program. Perkett Elementary 5th grade teacher Rhonda More>>

Domestic Violence Center Open House Video included

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Just as it is for her clients, it has been a long road for Dena Filler. But today she and the staff of the Domestic Violence Crisis Center celebrate a milestone. (Dena Filler, Executive Director of the More>>

Business Beat 4-10-14 Video included

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So what's this building going to be? That's a common question -- and here is the answer. A Dallas, Texas based investor is bringing what he calls a high end Japanese steakhouse here that will be called More>>

Student Spotlight: Mohall Video included

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He's headed for NDSU and hopes for a degree in engineering. Let's meet tonight's Student Spotlight senior - Jess Asheim of MLS-Mohall. (Jess Asheim, MLS-Mohall Senior) "We have such a small class. We're More>>

Business Beat 4-10

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So what's this building going to be? That's a common question -- and here is the answer. A Dallas, Texas based investor is bringing what he calls a high end Japanese steakhouse here that will be called More>>

Neighbor Saves Woman in Pit Bull Attack Video included

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A Minot woman walking in her southwest neighborhood last night was attacked by a pit bull. Joni Moen was taking her own dog for a walk when the pit bull attacked, knocking her down and clamping its jaws More>>

New Elementary Planning Begins Video included

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Voters on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for the Minot Public School district to implement a nearly 40-million dollar plan to add security district-wide, to add on to current schools, and to build a new elementary. Perry More>>

Changes for Lewis & Clark Distirct Video included

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In Berthold, administrators in the Lewis and Clark District are also thankful to voters who passed a bond issue. The 15-million dollars in borrowing was approved with 68% of voters saying yes. That means More>>

Kenmare Officials Consider Next Move Video included

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In Kenmare, administrators are trying to figure out what to do after voters failed to OK a 7-and-a-half million dollar bond proposal. The question got more than 56% support, but that's not up to the 60% More>>

'North' Bypass of Watford City Video included

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McKenzie County has led the state in fatal traffic accidents for the past two years --- accounting for 20 percent of the deaths on North Dakota highways. Officials are pushing to change that statistic More>>

Student Spotlight: Newburg Video included

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Time for tonight's Student Spotlight, where we meet a top graduate from another area high school. This time, we're in Newburg to meet valedictorian Andrea Cartwright. (Andrea Cartwright, Newburg Senior) More>>

Man Rescues Woman From Pit Bull Attack

© Photo of the American Staffordshire Bull Terrier that attacked a Minot woman. (Photo provided by Minot Police) © Photo of the American Staffordshire Bull Terrier that attacked a Minot woman. (Photo provided by Minot Police)
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A Minot woman walking in her southwest neighborhood last night was attacked by a dog that is believed to be a pit bull. The woman was taking her own dog for a walk when the pit bull attacked, knocking 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>>

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  • Coach Leaving Minot State

    Coach Leaving Minot State

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:21:34 GMT
    The new head football coach at Minot State University is heading back to Minnesota. Todd Hoffner announced this afternoon he would return to his coaching duties at Minnesota State-Mankato, effective tomorrow. Hoffner
    The new head football coach at Minot State University is heading back to Minnesota. Todd Hoffner announced this afternoon he would return to his coaching duties at Minnesota State-Mankato, effective tomorrow. Hoffner
  • Woman Dies of Injuries in Crash

    Woman Dies of Injuries in Crash

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:01:56 GMT
    A woman involved in a crash south of Minot yesterday has died. The Highway Patrol reports 42-year-old Maria Schermerhorn of Mesa was driving a car that crossed in front of a pickup on Highway 83 at the
    A woman involved in a crash south of Minot yesterday has died. The Highway Patrol reports 42-year-old Maria Schermerhorn of Mesa was driving a car that crossed in front of a pickup on Highway 83 at the
  • Rice Lake Water Still Rising

    Rice Lake Water Still Rising

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:51:39 GMT
    Rice Lake has risen another two feet in the last year...and now only has three more feet to go before water would flow out of it naturally. If it gets to that point, more than 100 homes would be lost
    Rice Lake has risen another two feet in the last year...and now only has three more feet to go before water would flow out of it naturally. If it gets to that point, more than 100 homes would be lost
  • Minot/Williston SportsMore>>

  • Hoffner Returning to MSU-Mankato

    Hoffner Returning to MSU-Mankato

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:46:42 GMT
    It was decision day today for Minot State football coach Todd Hoffner and the coaches decision is not what Minot State University football fans wanted to hear. After a short stint as the head coach of
    It was decision day today for Minot State football coach Todd Hoffner and the coaches decision is not what Minot State University football fans wanted to hear. After a short stint as the head coach of
  • MSU Football Coach Leaving - Going Back to Minnesota

    MSU Football Coach Leaving - Going Back to Minnesota

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:06:31 GMT
    The newly-hired football coach at Minot State University is announcing his future plans at a news conference this afternoon. Todd Hoffner was hired in January to take over as MSU's football coach. He
    The newly-hired football coach at Minot State University is headed back to Mankato.

    Todd Hoffner was hired in January to take over as MSU's football coach.

    He had been fired from his head coaching job at Minnesota State-Mankato last year, although the university gave no reason for his dismissal.
  • Bishop Ryan Golf Team Returns Senior Leadership

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:19 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:19:24 GMT
    After losing half of their starting to graduation, this year's Bishop Ryan Lions boys golf team will look to fill some holes in their lineup. 10 golfers are out for this year's team that includes 2 seniors
    After losing half of their starting to graduation, this year's Bishop Ryan Lions boys golf team will look to fill some holes in their lineup. 10 golfers are out for this year's team that includes 2 seniors
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