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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>>

Searching for Assault Suspects

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Ward County Sheriff's investigators are asking for help in finding two men suspected of assaulting a woman Tuesday evening. More>>

Girl on Bike Dies in Accident Involving Pickup

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A 6-year-old girl is dead after being struck by a pickup truck while riding her bicycle in Rolla. More>>

Securing the Northern Border Video included

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Drug arrests in oil producing counties increased by 40 percent in one year. More>>

Highway Crash Involves Farm Tractor Video included

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One person was injured when a farm tractor and a semi truck collided on Highway Two this afternoon. More>>

County Waiting on Bond Vote Timing Video included

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Ward County Commissioners today tried to nail down a time to hold a special election required to ask citizens for more funds to complete a jail expansion... More>>

FEMA Approves Flood Assistance Video included

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved a disaster declaration for parts of North Dakota due to damage from flooding in mid-to-late June. More>>

Pushing for Flood Control Decisions Video included

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We get tired of hearing about the roadblocks to progress on flood control. More>>

Dust Control Goes International Video included

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Williams County's efforts to limit dust on gravel roads in the county have attracted the attention of an Australian company. More>>

School Starts For Many in ND Video included

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It's the back to school season already, and many schools are seeing an increase in the number of kids in the hallways. More>>

Color Dash Raises Funds Video included

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The huge clouds of rainbow chalk have disappeared since Minot's Color Dash 5K over the weekend, but the money raised has now totaled more than $13,000. More>>

Convention Center Plan in Williston Video included

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A major real estate developer wants to spend more than 100 million dollars building a hotel, retail, and office complex in Williston. More>>

South Prairie School Construction Video included

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Minot's South Prairie School is under heavy construction. More>>

Newburg Teachers Prepare for School Video included

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Newburg students are heading back to the classroom this week. More>>

Minot City Alderman Resigns

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A Minot Alderman stepped down from the city council Monday. More>>

Educating on Ebola Video included

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The chances that Ebola could ever penetrate the borders of North Dakota are remote...but still, health officials want to make sure people in the state know about the disease that is spreading like wildfire through parts of the world. More>>

Eye on Energy: Williston Water Treatment Plant Video included

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Construction crews at the Williston Water Treatment Plant continue to work toward a goal. More>>

Job Corps Celebrates 50 Years Video included

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North Dakota is the fastest-growing economy in the nation -- and a skilled workforce is required to meet those demands. More>>

Lightning Hits Golf Flag stick Video included

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What happens when lightning hits a flag stick on a golf green?  Here's what it looked like at the Mohall Country Club recently. More>>

Rock the Leaves Video included

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The weather was great, the crowd was growing, and there was good energy and many surprises throughout the day. Toppler Dixon and many other local bands were a part of this year's Rock the leaves including Hazen natives Kendra and Krista of Tigerlily. More>>

Burli-Mot Half Marathon Video included

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Over 200 people didn't let a summer storm stop them from participating in the third annual Burli-Mot half marathon.That's just over 13 miles.  More>>

Rock the Leaves Video included

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Rock the Leaves features local and bigger name Christian bands in an alcohol free, family friendly setting to bring generations together through music. More>>

Shorter School Week in Dunseith Video included

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A four day school week has been approved for the first time in North Dakota. Funding cuts caused the Dunseith School District to cut four staff positions and consolidate a bus route last year. More>>

New MADC Leader Appointed

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The Minot Area Development Corporation has appointed a new leader. More>>

Final Interviews for Visit Minot Video included

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The search for Visit Minot's next Executive Director took a stop forward Friday afternoon. More>>

ND Secretary of State Candidate Video included

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North Dakota's Secretary of State, Al Jaeger, will have some new competition at the polls come November. More>>

Dancers Preparing for Camp

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The Minot High School Majettes Dance Team will be holding their annual Mini Majettes Dance Camp at the beginning of next month. More>>

Extended Hours for Sports Physicals Video included

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Athletes have an extra appointment on the back-to-school list: the annual sports physical. More>>

Bird Watchers Observe Seagulls

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A passion for bird watching takes birders on a journey to find the best spots for observation. 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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  • Changes at VisitMinot Follow Investigation

    Changes at VisitMinot Follow Investigation

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:18:47 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Mountrail County Grabs Ag Position from NDSU

    Mountrail County Grabs Ag Position from NDSU

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:17:42 GMT
    A North Dakota county is taking control of its ag agent, cutting NDSU's Extension Service out of the process.
    A North Dakota county is taking control of its ag agent, cutting NDSU's Extension Service out of the process.
  • Women Plead Not Guilty on Drug Sale

    Women Plead Not Guilty on Drug Sale

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:14:35 GMT
    Two women accused of selling drugs to undercover agents in Minot entered "not guilty" pleas to the felony charges today.
    Two women accused of selling drugs to undercover agents in Minot entered "not guilty" pleas to the felony charges today.
  • U.S. & World NewsMore>>

  • Iraq militants kill 64 in attack on Sunni mosque

    Iraq militants kill 64 in attack on Sunni mosque

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:45:31 GMT
    Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric has called on the country's leaders to settle their differences in a "realistic and doable" manner and swiftly form a new government, badly needed in the face of a...
    A suicide bomber and several gunmen attacked a Sunni mosque in a volatile province outside Baghdad during Friday prayers, killing at least 64 people and wounding more than 60, officials said.
  • Nigeria confirms 2 new Ebola cases

    Nigeria confirms 2 new Ebola cases

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:45:26 GMT
    Nigerian Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu says the country has confirmed two new Ebola cases, the first two to have spread beyond those who had direct contact with the ill traveler from Liberia who brought the...
    Two new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria and, in an alarming development, they are outside the group of caregivers who treated an airline passenger who arrived with Ebola and died, Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu...
  • Ukraine: Russia's convoy a set-up for provocation

    Ukraine: Russia's convoy a set-up for provocation

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:15:30 GMT
    Ukraine's armed forces say they have caused heavy casualties among pro-Russian separatist forces, although their overall advance quelling the rebel resistance remains haphazard and faltering.
    Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev's approval, saying it had lost patience with the Ukrainian government's stalling tactics. Ukraine called the move a...
  • SportsMore>>

  • 10pm Soccer Highlights 8-21

    10pm Soccer Highlights 8-21

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:11:58 GMT
    Soccer Highlights
    Soccer Highlights
  • Lady Knights Return Experience

    Lady Knights Return Experience

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:09 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:09:36 GMT
    On the volleyball court its' safe to say that no team in the state will return a higher percentage of their players than the Our Redeemer's Lady Knights.
    On the volleyball court its' safe to say that no team in the state will return a higher percentage of their players than the Our Redeemer's Lady Knights.
  • New Head Hornet

    New Head Hornet

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:06:17 GMT
    The fall football season not only means a new season for the Harvey hornets but a new head coach as well. Bret Dockter will take over the reigns from Brad Sandy who resigned after last season.
    The fall football season not only means a new season for the Harvey hornets but a new head coach as well. Bret Dockter will take over the reigns from Brad Sandy who resigned after last season.
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