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$2.3 Million Dollar Makeover for 4-H Camp

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Custodians Prepare Classrooms for First Day of School

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Bismarck Public School students are still a month away from the first day of school.  While kids are enjoying what's left of summer -- one group is busy getting schools looking as good as new. More>>

Mans Best Friends Put on a Show

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It's getting to be the dog days of summer but there's more than just the weather to talk about.  Today the 8th annual Bismarck Kennel Club Dog Show is going on at the VFW, one of only two dog shows in the entire state. More>>

Construction on Shiloh Christian School Commons Area Delayed Video included

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Its been a busy year of construction at Shiloh Christian schools, but new athletic facilities aren't the only ones going up on campus. More>>

More Students, More Decisions Video included

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Millions of dollars are needed to keep up with a growing population of students. More>>

Around Town 8-1 Video included

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It's a business that's been "quality driven" since 1989...and they say it's their time to expand. More>>

Morton County Fair Showmen Getting Ready for the Ring Video included

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Pigs, Sheep and Cows...It's a big day for livestock showman.Reporter Sarah Heinrich takes you to New Salem where the 54th annual county fair is underway.Weeks of hard work and effort all boil down to this...Just a few minutes in the ring.(Mara Bornemann / Pig Showman) "It's really fun I love it. My dad raised pigs when he was younger and always wanted us to do that, and finally I came through."The washing ... the combing is all for the love of Linda.(Mara Bornemann / Pig Showman) "She's excit... More>>

3rd Annual Art and Wine Walk Video included

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Downtown Bismarck is full of locally owned bars and restaurants each with their own unique atmosphere. More>>

Oil Jobs Aplenty in North Dakota Video included

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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 Video included

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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 Video included

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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 Video included

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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 Video included

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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 Video included

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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 Video included

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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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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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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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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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Rodeo Royalty Teach Kids the Ropes

Bismarck Mandan summer school students are learning more than your typical subject. Rodeo queens are showing them the ropes. Rodeo royalty are visiting approximately 1,600 elementary students to teach More>>

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  • $2.3 Million Dollar Makeover for 4-H Camp

    $2.3 Million Dollar Makeover for 4-H Camp

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:53:24 GMT
    By Alicia Ewen State leaders gather in Washburn to celebrate the ground breaking of a new 4-H facility. It will cost a total of 2.3 million dollars but to many, it's about more than just a pretty upgrade.

     

  • Custodians Prepare Classrooms for First Day of School

    Custodians Prepare Classrooms for First Day of School

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:28:36 GMT
    Bismarck Public School students are still a month away from the first day of school.  While kids are enjoying what's left of summer -- one group is busy getting schools looking as good as new.
    Bismarck Public School students are still a month away from the first day of school.  While kids are enjoying what's left of summer -- one group is busy getting schools looking as good as new.
  • Mans Best Friends Put on a Show

    Mans Best Friends Put on a Show

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:16:55 GMT
    It's getting to be the dog days of summer but there's more than just the weather to talk about.  Today the 8th annual Bismarck Kennel Club Dog Show is going on at the VFW, one of only two dog shows in the entire state.
    It's getting to be the dog days of summer but there's more than just the weather to talk about.  Today the 8th annual Bismarck Kennel Club Dog Show is going on at the VFW, one of only two dog shows in the entire state.
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  • House OKs bill to address border crisis

    House OKs bill to address border crisis

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:24:08 GMT
    House Republicans revived their bill on the U.S.-Mexico border crisis in dramatic fashion Friday, preparing to pass it after winning over conservatives with tough new provisions that could threaten deportation for...
    House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings, winning over conservatives with a companion bill that could lead to...
  • Goodell defends NFL's 2-game suspension of Rice

    Goodell defends NFL's 2-game suspension of Rice

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:17:40 GMT
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says his decision to suspend Ray Rice for only two games following a domestic violence arrest is consistent with the league's previous actions.
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended himself Friday against criticism that he was too lenient in suspending Ray Rice two games for his "horrible mistake."
  • Price, Lester, Lackey traded in deadline flurry

    Price, Lester, Lackey traded in deadline flurry

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-08-02 01:44:07 GMT
    By The Associated Press Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop...
    By The Associated Press Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal...
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