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More Oil Socks Discarded in Divide County

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Another site of illegally dumped oil filter socks has been found north of Crosby.

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Five Injured in Explosion at Bonfire

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Five people where hurt when an explosion rocked a bonfire in southeast Minot over the weekend and a local man has been charged with a crime in the incident. More>>

Student Spotlight --- Burke Central Video included

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Our Student Spotlight is shining on Lignite tonight - that's where Burke Central high school senior Megan Peterson is at the top of her class.

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Tribes Host Oil-Gas Summit Video included

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The busiest tribal land in the US for oil exploration sits in the heart of the Bakken formation.More than one thousand oil wells on the Fort Berthold Reservation are producing close to 200-thousand barrels of oil every day.And today, the Mandan-Hidatsa-Arikara Nations opened their annual Oil and Gas Summit at the Four Bears Events Center, spotlighting oil development and environmental stewardship.Following a traditional native song and colorful dance, Chairman Tex Hall opened the event by poi... More>>

Trucker in Deadly Accident Enters Pleas Video included

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A truck driver charged with three counts of negligent homicide has pleaded 'not guilty.'A fiery crash east of Stanley last June ended with three men dead.50-year-old Vernon Wright was driving a semi truck and trailer, crossing the westbound lane of Highway 2 during a time of low visibility due to fog.Wright stopped in the westbound lane after the first collision, blocking westbound traffic --- an act prosecution calls a 'gross deviation from acceptable standards of conduct.'Prosecution and de... More>>

Legislators Discuss Higher Education Video included

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State spending on higher education in North Dakota continues to rise -- but still, with more state dollars flowing to the institutions, the bill being passed on to students continues to rise.Representative Mark Sanford is the chairman of the legislative Higher Education Funding Committee that met at Minot State today.The Grand Forks Republican says school tuition is always a concern for legislators...But he says the schools that may get the first look when it comes to reigning in tuition may ... More>>

Student Spotlight --- Belcourt Video included

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She wants to become a nurse practitioner later in life. But right now, she's finishing up a career in school that has landed her at the top of her class in Belcourt.Let's meet Madison Keplin in tonight's Student Spotlight.(Madison Keplin, Turtle Mountain High School Senior) "I think we have a very nice group of staff , they're very helpful when you ask them for help they'll always stay after school if you need to make arrangements to stay after school, if they can't they'll get another staff ... More>>

Man Drowns in Dickinson Area Lake, Children Rescued Video included

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A 42-year-old Wyoming drowned when his canoe capsized on Lake Patterson near Dickinson today. More>>

FAA Administrator Visits Williston Video included

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The airport was built in 2005 to handle about 8,000 passengers a year.Sloulin Field International Airport in Williston now handles more than that number in a single month - about 25,000 passengers have boarded in Williston this year to date.Federal Aviation Administrator Michael Huerta toured the facility today.Officials at the Williston airport are looking at expansion or relocation options in the near future.The airport currently hosts eight commercial flights a day with the possibility of ... More>>

Minot Airport Counting on Federal Funds

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A large part of the funds needed are now in place for the airport project in Minot that has recently broken ground.A new terminal about three times the size of the current one should be ready for passengers by late 2015.In fact, the terminal itself is funded with federal, state and city dollars in place to build the facility.But what about getting planes to it?Taxiway and apron funding is still in the works -- but airport manager Andy Solsvig is confident the Federal Aviation Administration w... More>>

Residents Continue Rice Lake Battle Video included

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Just a few short years ago the people of Rice Lake began to have fears of the rising shoreline.Today, they are doing everything they can to keep their heads and homes above water.Neighbors are helping one another dike and sand bag endangered properties,while some are choosing to pick up and move.One man said his home was 90 feet from lake during 1998, now it's swallowed his deck.(Bruce Haskins, Home Owner) "It's been an on going battle for quite awhile now. Water's up a foot and a half or so ... More>>

Hepatitis-C Advocacy Group Visits Minot Video included

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The director of a group formed to push for medical reforms to end Hepatitis outbreaks met with family members and victims of the Minot Hepatitis-C outbreak today.Steve Langan came to Minot to offer support to people impacted by the second-largest outbreak of the disease in US history.He is with the group called HONOReform - which stands for Hepatitis Outbreaks National Organization for Reform.He brings an important message to those dealing with the potentially-deadly disease.(Steve Langan, HO... More>>

Residents Continue Rice Lake Battle

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Just a few short years ago the people of Rice Lake began to have fears of the rising shoreline.Today, they are doing everything they can to keep their heads and homes above water.Neighbors are helping one another dike and sand bag endangered properties,while some are choosing to pick up and move.One man said his home was 90 feet from lake during 1998, now it's swallowed his deck.(Bruce Haskins, Home Owner) "It's been an on going battle for quite awhile now. Water's up a foot and a half or so ... More>>

Tioga Hospital Expansion Video included

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It's a project that is long overdue...That's how Tioga Medical Center CEO Randall Peterson describes the work to expand that facility.With a price-tag of 8.2 million dollars, the center will take a step forward in patient care, and also become more doctor friendly.In today's Eye on Energy, Perry Olson shows us how the work will go a long way in helping treat a booming population.(Randall Peterson - Tioga Medical Center CEO) "Our town is growing and our service area is growing and that puts de... More>>

Student Spotlight --- L&C Berthold Video included

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There are co-valedictorians at Berthold this year.So let's meet them both in tonight's Student Spotlight.Here are Bethany Limke and Taylor Kunz.(Taylor Kunz, Lewis Clark-Berthold Senior) "My parents really encouraged me to do well and I haven't really - well I play sports but sports aren't really my big thing. I'm good at athletics so it's kind of a self-motivated thing. "(Bethany Limke, Lewis Clark-Berthold Senior) "My parents always told me how important school was an had me work hard and... More>>

Pushing for Hepatitis-C Outbreak Answers Video included

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The director of a group formed to push for medical reforms to end Hepatitis outbreaks is meeting with family members and victims of the Minot Hepatitis-C outbreak today. More>>

MAFB Airman Dies in Montana

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A Minot Air Force Base Airman died at approximately 11 a.m., April 19, near Miles City, Mont., shortly after local emergency personnel responded. More>>

Legislative Leader Pushes Higher Ed Change Video included

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It's a big business and it needs a new direction. That's how North Dakota State House Majority Leader Al Carlson describes higher education in the state. Carlson was a guest of the Minot Area Chamber More>>

Fatal Accident

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An 84-year-old man from Stanley died in the crash of his mini-van with a semi truck last night. The Highway Patrol reports the man was driving south of Highway 8 on the north edge of Stanley when he slammed More>>

Powers Lake Raising Funds for Expansion Video included

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Back in October the people of Powers Lake passed a bond issue that would allow for high school expansion, and get elementary children out of portable classrooms. After receiving bids for the project the More>>

ND Wins Legal Ruling

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A US district judge has ruled in favor of North Dakota in a lawsuit against a new Minnesota law. Judge Susan Richard Nelson's ruling said the Minnesota law passed in 2007 effectively blocks North Dakota More>>

Concern Over Horse Virus Video included

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For North Dakota ranchers keeping a healthy herd is vital, which is why there is so much concern over a life threatening herpes virus in horses. It's name-- Equine Herpes virus 1. The virus is transferred More>>

Givebones Donating to Animal Shelter Video included

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A national charitable dog collar company called Givebones has selected Souris Valley Animal Shelter as its official charity for the month of April. Founder of Givebones, Tricia Bjornson Andrews, calls More>>

Student Spotlight --- Towner Video included

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Time for tonight's Student Spotlight - where we get to know the top high school seniors in the region. This time we're in Towner to meet TGU-Towner's Mattie Schmitt. (Mattie Schmitt, TGU-Towner Senior) More>>

Arrest Leads to Assault on Officer

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Two men were arrested after allegedly fighting with police officers trying to escort them off the premises of a local bar. Police say 24-year-old Luke Walton was being led away from Sports on Tap early More>>

Zombie Homes Petition Video included

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If you see a woman wearing a teal wind breaker walking up and down the streets of Minot, she's not just getting some exercise, she is trying to save the city. With her she carries a petition, asking More>>

Ducks Unlimited

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North Dakota is home to many ducks, and the folks at Ducks Unlimited hope to keep it that way. The Souris River Valley group raised over 100 thousand dollars last year ranking them as the 45th most active More>>

Visit Minot Celebrates Good Year Video included

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The 36th inaugural Visit Minot Meeting welcomed entrepreneurs from all over the area today. Director Wendy Howe and her team also welcomed a special key note speaker. A self made success, Lee Silber More>>

Life Saving Devices Throughout Williston

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Sudden cardiac emergencies can happen to anyone, anywhere. Having Automated External Defibrillator resources - or AEDs - available to the public can save lives. Mercy Medical Center received a grant More>>

Business Beat 4-17-14 Video included

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A longtime business that called Town and Country Center home from years has changed its ownership...and name recently. 2014 started with Gary's Hairstylists being known as Les Beaux. Ownership remains More>>

Student Spotlight --- Surrey Video included

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She's hoping for a career helping others in nursing or social work. Let's go to Surrey to meet Elayne Deibert in tonight's Student Spotlight. (Elayne Deibert, Surrey Senior) "It's always been important More>>

MHS Boys Golf Team Preparing for Season Opener Video included

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The Minot High boys golf team is looking to pick up right where it left off last season. 21 players are out for this years team that returns 4 of its top 6 golfers after finishing 4th last year in the More>>

Student Spotlight --- Dunseith Video included

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Finally tonight, Student Spotlight - where we focus on a top graduate from a local high school. This time, we're in Dunseith where Molly Allery is at the top of her class. (Molly Allery, Dunseith Senior) More>>

Moldy Homes Reopening? Video included

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Nearly three years after the flood of the Mouse River, some Minot homes are just now being cleaned up and rebuilt. But some homeowners say the flooded homes that had been untouched until now - what some More>>

Man With Gun Arrested at Courthouse

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A man carrying a loaded gun was arrested outside the Williams County Courthouse Tuesday. Authorities say Ronald Gibbons was carrying a concealed, loaded pistol and meth paraphernalia when he was arrested. Gibbons More>>

Border Patrol Makes Arrests in Minot

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Six people were arrested in Minot last week by the U.S. Border Patrol. Kris Grogan of the Border Patrol Public Affairs Office said the arrests were made as a result of "encounters near several local establishments," More>>

Williston: Reworking Zoning Ordinances Video included

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As needs evolve in Western North Dakota, Williston officials are taking steps to be sure zoning ordinances apply to the current needs of the city. Principal Planner Donald Kress says it's rare for a city More>>

State Fair Concert Series Video included

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On days like today it doesn't feel like we will ever make it to summer. And while the city of Minot deals with another freshly fallen blanket of snow ticket sales are booming for the North Dakota State More>>

Three Apply for Judgeship Opening

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Three Minot attorneys have applied to become a judge in the Northwest Judicial District. Judge William McLees is stepping down this summer, leaving an opening. Lawyers Kelly Dillon, Stacy Louser, and 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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  • ND Gas Prices in Spring Rise

    ND Gas Prices in Spring Rise

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:23 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:23:55 GMT
    Average retail gasoline prices in North Dakota have risen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.55/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 493 gas outlets in North Dakota. 
    Average retail gasoline prices in North Dakota have risen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.55/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 493 gas outlets in North Dakota. 
  • Fire and Ice Heads to Nationals

    Fire and Ice Heads to Nationals

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:22:35 GMT
    Dedicated high school aged dancers will soon have two opportunities to win a national title.
    Dedicated high school aged dancers will soon have two opportunities to win a national title.
  • Company Disputes State-Ordered Shutdown

    Company Disputes State-Ordered Shutdown

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:12:51 GMT
    Officials from a company ordered by the State Health Department to cease operations say no safety or health risks were ever posed to their workers.

    Dyad Environmental of Killdeer works with naturally-occurring radioactive waste.Inspections by the health department this month revealed numerous violations of Dyad's Radioactive Material License.
    Officials from a company ordered by the State Health Department to cease operations say no safety or health risks were ever posed to their workers.

    Dyad Environmental of Killdeer works with naturally-occurring radioactive waste.Inspections by the health department this month revealed numerous violations of Dyad's Radioactive Material License.

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  • More Oil Socks Discarded in Divide County

    More Oil Socks Discarded in Divide County

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:27:13 GMT
    Another site of illegally dumped oil filter socks has been found north of Crosby.
    Another site of illegally dumped oil filter socks has been found north of Crosby.

  • Five Injured in Explosion at Bonfire

    Five Injured in Explosion at Bonfire

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:48:42 GMT
    Five people where hurt when an explosion rocked a bonfire in southeast Minot over the weekend and a local man has been charged with a crime in the incident.
    Five people where hurt when an explosion rocked a bonfire in southeast Minot over the weekend and a local man has been charged with a crime in the incident.
  • Student Spotlight --- Burke Central

    Student Spotlight --- Burke Central

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:59:59 GMT

    Our Student Spotlight is shining on Lignite tonight - that's where Burke Central high school senior Megan Peterson is at the top of her class.

    Our Student Spotlight is shining on Lignite tonight - that's where Burke Central high school senior Megan Peterson is at the top of her class.

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  • Party a century in the making for Wrigley Field

    Party a century in the making for Wrigley Field

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:54:19 GMT
    For Wrigley Field, it really was the party of a century.
    There was a giant replica cake right next to the Ernie Banks statue, and an old-time band played as fans made their way through the main entrance.
  • Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step down

    Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step down

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:46:19 GMT
    Facebook's first-quarter earnings and revenue grew sharply, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue.
    Facebook's earnings nearly tripled and revenue grew sharply in the first quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue.
  • Internet TV case: Justices skeptical, concerned

    Internet TV case: Justices skeptical, concerned

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:45:58 GMT
    The Supreme Court is taking up a dispute between broadcasters and an Internet startup company that has the potential to bring big changes to the television industry.
    Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet.
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