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Helicopter Helps Power Line Installation

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Drivers along Highway 23 in central North Dakota have more than road construction to divert their attention these days.  This crew of a helicopter and a man dangling from its belly has been turning heads. More>>

Legislators Look at Oil Country Video included

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From traffic jams to frack jobs to rapid growth - some state legislators were seeing it all in the Bakken today. More>>

Lemar Sentenced to 5 Years

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A Minot man originally accused of gross sexual imposition was sentenced today on other charges, after the rape charge was dropped. More>>

Adding Fire Station Number Four Video included

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Has Minot outgrown the three-fire station structure? More>>

Diverse Teacher Base in Parshall Video included

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Nebraska, Maryland, New York and Georgia. More>>

School Starts at Our Redeemer's Video included

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Students returned to Our Redeemer's Christian School today after a mostly sunny summer break. More>>

New Industry in Bakken? Video included

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A new gas plant near Tioga could be the start of a new industry in the Bakken region of North Dakota. More>>

Volunteers Help at Upper Souris Wildlife Refuge Video included

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There have been a few extra hands around the shop at the Upper Souris Wildlife Refuge this summer -- thanks to a couple of volunteers. More>>

Crop Insurance Options Video included

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Farmers facing a late harvest because of late planting in a wet spring are being delayed by a wet August. More>>

Minot School Budget Grows Video included

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The school year is officially underway for teachers and staff at Minot Public Schools... More>>

Teacher of the Year Named Video included

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The beginning of the year for educators also marked a big day for a longtime Minot teacher... More>>

Eye on Energy: Gas Processing Video included

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Oil wells in North Dakota are burning off natural gas produced in the fracking process at a high rate. More>>

School Year Starts at Bishop Ryan Video included

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The school year kicked off at Bishop Ryan today. More>>

Severed Foot Found in Williams County Not Human

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A severed foot found in Williams County late last week is not human. More>>

Soccer Crowd Altercation Leads to Charges

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Three men are behind bars after an altercation at a kids soccer game this weekend in Bismarck. More>>

Texting & Driving Crackdown

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Minot police are making an extra effort to crack down on a dangerous practice - texting while driving. More>>

DUI Enforcement Personal for Officers Video included

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One alcohol-related crash occurred on North Dakota roads every 7.8 hours in 2012. More>>

Highway 23 Roundabout Video included

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A traffic roundabout is being added to a North Dakota Highway. More>>

Three Arrested in Prostitution Investigation

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Authorities made three arrests in a Saturday morning prostitution investigation. More>>

WSC Nursing Graduation Rate Video included

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A 100 percent passing rate is worthy of a celebration --- but a perfect graduation record for five years running is a point of pride. More>>

MSU Power Center Helps Students

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Minot Stat University's POWER Center is helping 25 freshmen students adjust to campus before classes begin. More>>

Purple Heart Recipient Speaks Video included

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"Helping our combat wounded warriors and their families" - this is the slogan for the Purple Heart foundation, that gives the "purple heart medal" to those who have been wounded or killed on deployment. More>>

Kickin' It in the Park

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One group put up a fight against Saturday's rain showers. More>>

Disease Hurting Wheat Crop Video included

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Late planting has led to late harvest for farmers across North Dakota.Even with the delay, crops are looking good in most fields. More>>

Options for Diseased Wheat Video included

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What are farmers' options if they find high levels of vomitoxin infecting their wheat or barley crops this year? More>>

Guilty Plea in Sex Crime

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An 18-year-old Minot man changed his plea to guilty today in a gross sexual imposition case involving a 13-year-old girl. More>>

Runway Work at MAFB Nearing End Video included

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For the first time since the Minot Air Force Base was established in the 1950s, there's a new runway to handle the base's air traffic. More>>

Visit Minot Chooses New Director

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Visit Minot appointed a new leader Thursday. Longtime Minot resident Phyllis Burckhard will take over as executive director of Visit Minot. More>>

Williston Teacher Shortage Update Video included

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A teacher shortage for Williston Public Schools was resolved just a week before school started. More>>

Military Day at the Zoo

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Roosevelt Park Zoo gave a salute to those that have served in our nation's armed services today. More>>

Verendrye Makes Donation to Zoo Video included

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Verendrye Electric Co-op was also at the Roosevelt Park today as they presented a $7,500 check-donation to further Roosevelt Park's future construction plans. More>>

Why Not Fest is Tonight, Saturday Video included

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The rain may have put a damper on the outdoor festival on Main Street, but "Why Not Fest" is still going on in downtown Minot, with indoor entertainment for the next 3 days to celebrate local music and visual arts. More>>

Preparation Complete for DaySun's Day Video included

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Giving back to the community has reached new numbers in the 11th Annual DaySun's Day of Giving. More>>

Mega-Sized Ice Bucket Challenge

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Roger Watson took the ice bucket challenge to a new level this week - the superintendent for the New Town bypass project used a concrete mixer filled with chilly water for his video. More>>

Changes at VisitMinot Follow Investigation Video included

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The former head of Visit Minot resigned from her job this summer just as an investigation requested by the group's board of directors was being delivered, claimed she had mishandled funds. More>>

Mountrail County Grabs Ag Position from NDSU

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A North Dakota county is taking control of its ag agent, cutting NDSU's Extension Service out of the process. More>>

Women Plead Not Guilty on Drug Sale Video included

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Two women accused of selling drugs to undercover agents in Minot entered "not guilty" pleas to the felony charges today. More>>

Taylor Pushes for Value Added Ag Video included

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The Ag Commissioner in North Dakota should use that bully pulpit to advocate for more value added agriculture operations in the state. More>>

Hess Helps Museum Video included

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This afternoon the Taube Museum of Art accepted a $3,000 donation from the Hess Corporation for their annual Artfest which runs October 17 and 18 on the North Dakota State Fairgrounds. More>>

Senior Safari at Zoo Video included

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Some special guests attended the Roosevelt Park Zoo today for the annual Senior Safari. More>>

Business Beat 8-21-14 Video included

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The Bakken's Boom obviously isn't just oil and gas...but projects and people. More>>

MSU Freshmen Get Moving Help

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Some have traveled a long way and others are from the area, but today marked the beginning of students moving into their new homes at MSU's campus. More>>

Hall of Fame Class Announced Video included

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Two legendary entertainers and a television star will join the ranks of the Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame in October. More>>

New MSU President Greets Staff Video included

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Minot State is ready to begin its second century of service to the region... More>>

Jared Rose Enters Guilty Plea

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A man accused of distributing drugs in the area has admitted to the crimes. More>>

Harvest Beginning Video included

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With heavy rains bearing down on the region, farmers are scrambling to get as much of their crops harvested as they can,before the moisture shuts them down. More>>

Solving ND's Puzzles Video included

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As a larger state in square miles, and among the smaller states in population, connecting the people of North Dakota can be a challenge. 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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  • Helicopter Helps Power Line Installation

    Helicopter Helps Power Line Installation

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-08-27 19:37:06 GMT
    Drivers along Highway 23 in central North Dakota have more than road construction to divert their attention these days.  This crew of a helicopter and a man dangling from its belly has been turning heads.
    Drivers along Highway 23 in central North Dakota have more than road construction to divert their attention these days.  This crew of a helicopter and a man dangling from its belly has been turning heads.
  • Legislators Look at Oil Country

    Legislators Look at Oil Country

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:53:25 GMT
    From traffic jams to frack jobs to rapid growth - some state legislators were seeing it all in the Bakken today.
    From traffic jams to frack jobs to rapid growth - some state legislators were seeing it all in the Bakken today.
  • Lemar Sentenced to 5 Years

    Lemar Sentenced to 5 Years

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:51:36 GMT
    A Minot man originally accused of gross sexual imposition was sentenced today on other charges, after the rape charge was dropped.
    A Minot man originally accused of gross sexual imposition was sentenced today on other charges, after the rape charge was dropped.
  • U.S. & World NewsMore>>

  • Photos show gruesome Islamic State seizure of base

    Photos show gruesome Islamic State seizure of base

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:59:10 GMT
    The independent U.N. commission on Syrian war crimes says the Islamic State group has committed crimes against humanity with its attacks on civilians in two cities in the country's north and west.
    The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new images emerged of mass killings, including masked militants shooting kneeling men...
  • Chicago's Little League champs return as heroes

    Chicago's Little League champs return as heroes

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:48:36 GMT
    Chicago's beloved Little League champions are getting their own parade, from their ballpark on the city's South Side to Millennium Park downtown.
    The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should.
  • Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns

    Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:29:09 GMT
    A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday.
    The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a...
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