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Crop Progress Video included

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Crops across North Dakota got a much-needed shot of rain last week. More>>

Registering for School Video included

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It's almost here...The 2014-2015 school year is less than a month away, and districts around the region are trying to get a handle on just how many kids will come through the doors on that first day. More>>

Minot Water Treatments Video included

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Tap water in the Minot area may carry an odor over the next several days. More>>

Music Camp Wrapping Up Season Video included

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Another season of music is coming to an end at the International Music Camp. More>>

World Record Fish Caught Video included

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When most fisherman cast out their line, they hope to reel in a big whopper, but one nine year old from Velva hit the jackpot. More>>

Sentence on Assault Charge

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A Belcourt man has been sentenced to 33 months in federal prison for assault with a deadly weapon. More>>

Minot Man Arrested on 4th DUI

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Authorities arrested a Minot man on his 4th DUI charged this weekend. More>>

Sheriff on Fair Arrests Video included

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Ward County sheriff's deputies were busier than ever over the past ten days...providing security at the North Dakota State Fair. More>>

Planning for the Fair's 50th Video included

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The 2014 North Dakota State Fair is in the books...and now it's on to next year -- the 50th annual event. More>>

Minot Native Retires Video included

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A Minot native has ended 40 years of active duty naval service by handing over the reins of the U.S. Naval Academy to a new leader. More>>

Williston Shooting in Question

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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. More>>

Minot Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Crimes Video included

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A Minot man charged with 17 felonies and 2 misdemeanors regarding using the internet to promote obscenity and lure minors has entered his pleas in district court. More>>

Greenman at Arts in the Park Video included

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All summer, the Arts in the Park has been holding concerts of all kinds of different music - and today, a local band called Greenman came out to put on a show full of culture.The group came together in 1997 because of their common love for old, celtic music.They have released a few albums with the sound of Scottish and old Irish tunes, and have been performing them all over Minot ever since.The violinist says that this genre is something that can bring in audiences of all different tastes of ... More>>

Who's Who: Ranch Rodeo Mom Video included

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Generations of Cowboys and Ranchers are tied in to North Dakota's history.One Ranch Rodeo Mom told me about what it means to pass the rope for tonight's Who's Who at the Fair.(Carmen Ruud, Former Ranch Rodeo Competitor) "Just the camaraderie that you get with your teammates and other teams. I really enjoy it, it's like a family event.It's kinda neat, It's fun."(Melinda Bolton) "In fact it has been generations of fun, as Ruud learned from her father what her son Garrett is now competing in, R... More>>

t Cancer Video included

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Many more people are beating Cancer now than ever, a local woman obtaining her doctorate is trying to develop what sort of treatment patients should receive once they're in remission.I spoke with Sana Keller recently regarding her work....(Melinda Bolton, Reporter) "After working for years as a nurse, Sana Keller is hoping to finish off her doctorate by giving some cancer survivors lifestyle coaching."(Sana Keller, Owner of Health Unlimited) "There's so much that can be done and most of it is... More>>

2014 State Fair Has Second Highest Attendance

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The 2014 North Dakota State Fair wrapped up Saturday with a bang.  Fair officials say 38,674 people came through the gates Saturday - making it the second-best final-day attendance in Fair history. More>>

NDSF Comes to an End Video included

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For the past week, thousands of people have spent their days attending shows, eating delicious food, and going on the rides at the 49th annual North Dakota state fair.The fair brings in people from across the country to enjoy everything from foot long corn dogs, to arm wrestling competitions, to the much anticipated concerts.Tonight is the final night of the fair, and is ending with Brad Paisley in the grandstand.The State Fair Marketing Director says that working all year for these several d... More>>

NDSF Ghana Crazy Basket Company Video included

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One North Dakotan woman has taken a global craft and made it available locally.Rene' Omlid bought her first Ghanaian hand-woven basket back in 2008... shortly thereafter the widow (now remarried) began to wonder if she could sell similar baskets.Each bag can take up to three days to be made from grass and goat skin, and then they are shipped in a forty foot container and with a little water and TLC are reshapen for use.Initially the Omlid's sold bags purchased in the U.S.... but research turn... More>>

Motorcycle Run Rally Video included

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Members of the Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch spent their Saturday doing something not many teenagers get to do - riding motorcycles for hundreds of miles to raise money.NYMPUM is a national program that teaches youth to operate a standard Honda mini-bike.Riding time is earned by taking classes, and setting and achieving goals that relate to self-improvement.Today, 50 riders started their trek at Pure Honda in Minot, made their way to the Bottineau area, and then back home for supper together.Th... More>>

Who's Who: Waiting Teenagers Video included

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Sometimes lines hold up the show and other times the wait is self-inflicted.As Jennifer Kleen tells us in tonight's Who's Who at the Fair, somethings are just worth the wait....happy as a kid in a candy store.The aged progression of that saying should be, happy as a teenager at the fair.(Doug Bauer, North Dakota State Fair Attendee) "We just wake up early and...go? I guess?""We got here way too early. We need beverages. And a pretzel."These three friends sat alone at the free stage. waiting f... More>>

Noon Show: Xpogo Stunt Team Video included

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Noon Show: Xpogo Stunt Team More>>

Noon Show: Flying Houndz Frizbee Trick Dog Show Video included

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Noon Show: Flying Houndz Frizbee More>>

Pioneer Village Busy in Fair Week Video included

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It's been a great State Fair week for Pioneer Village...run by the Ward County Historical Society. More>>

Attendance Up on Thursday

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State Fair attendance jumped yesterday--making it the best Thursday attendance in North Dakota State Fair history. More>>

Authorities Investigate Fight

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A Tuesday morning fight at the Flickertail Garden on the fairgrounds sent to man to the hospital with facial injuries. More>>

Fair Using Social Media

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People all over the world are using social media like never before, and the North Dakota State fair isn't any different. More>>

Saltwater Spill Near Arnegard

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Saltwater from a pipeline leak near Arnegard may have reached a nearby creek. More>>

Giawndra's Special Day at Fair Video included

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Going to the North Dakota State Fair is fun for pretty much all of us, but for one little girl, it's the best place in the world. More>>

David Carsten Talks Fair Animals Video included

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Yesterday, you met David Carsten, a KX Weather Kid, and he showed you what his first day of the food and rides was like. More>>

Firefighters Begin Fundraiser Video included

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Local firefighters are hoping to cause some minor traffic jams over the next few days - for a good cause. More>>

Wednesday's Fair Attendance

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We're still keeping an eye on attendance numbers over the course of the State Fair. More>>

Fair Exhibitor Assaulted Video included

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Last night at the North Dakota State Fair, a hired performer was attacked right next to his trailer. More>>

Florida Georgia Line Concert Video included

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Florida Georgia Line fans started lining up hours in advance for tonight's concert. More>>

Waiting for Florida Georgia Line Video included

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How much dedication do you have for your favorite band?  More>>

Senior Day at the Fair Video included

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Thursday at the State Fair is traditionally the day when senior citizens get a special welcome. More>>

Water Day at the Fair Video included

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Among the many other activities and attractions to be enjoyed at the North Dakota State Fair is Water Day. More>>

Business Beat 7-24-14 Video included

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Two full days of the North Dakota State Fair remain...that means two full days to shop!  More>>

David Carsten's Fair Experience Video included

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David Carsten was a weather kid for us a few months ago, and now he's back to report with Emily Medalen on a look at the North Dakota State fair through the eyes of a sixth grade boy. More>>

Police Searching for Shooter

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Minot Police are hoping you might recognize a man they believe discharged a gun on the city's north hill last month. More>>

One Killed, Nine Injured in Two Traffic Accidents

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One person was killed and nine others were injured in two separate traffic accidents early Wednesday morning. More>>

Fair Attendance Jumps

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State Fair attendance numbers are inching toward a comeback with the biggest Tuesday attendance in fair history. More>>

KX Coop Day Promotes Cooperation Video included

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It was KX Coop day at the North Dakota State Fair...Dozens of regional cooperatives gathered under the big top to greet customers and give away prizes. More>>

Free Breakfast, Ice Cream for Coop Day Video included

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KX-Coop Day got off to a wet start, with rain showers hitting the fairgrounds around 6:30.But by 7:30, the rain had stopped and the first event of the day began - a free pancake and sausage breakfast. More>>

Teachers Learn During Coop Day Video included

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A group of about 35 teachers pounded the pavement of the North Dakota State Fairgrounds this afternoon. More>>

Fire Damages Mobile Home Video included

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A mobile home in Holiday Park was destroyed by fire this morning. More>>

Lake Darling Dam Work Video included

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It was a first today at the Lake Darling Dam...A major inspection of the dam gates was underway. More>>

Mayo Clinic Celebrates Anniversary Video included

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The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota has long been a point of referral for patients with specialized or unusual medical conditions. More>>

Who's Who: Toilet Paper Toils Video included

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Cleaning up after thousands of people at the North Dakota State Fair is a team effort. 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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  • Crop Progress

    Crop Progress

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:51:54 GMT
    Crops across North Dakota got a much-needed shot of rain last week.
    Crops across North Dakota got a much-needed shot of rain last week.
  • Registering for School

    Registering for School

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:49:17 GMT
    It's almost here...The 2014-2015 school year is less than a month away, and districts around the region are trying to get a handle on just how many kids will come through the doors on that first day.
    It's almost here...The 2014-2015 school year is less than a month away, and districts around the region are trying to get a handle on just how many kids will come through the doors on that first day.
  • Minot Water Treatments

    Minot Water Treatments

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:46:42 GMT
    Tap water in the Minot area may carry an odor over the next several days.
    Tap water in the Minot area may carry an odor over the next several days.
  • U.S. & World NewsMore>>

  • Russia's central bank supports sanctions targets

    Russia's central bank supports sanctions targets

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:48 AM EDT2014-07-30 08:48:52 GMT
    Russia's central bank is promising to support financial institutions hit by U.S. sanctions as stocks took a tumble on opening in Moscow.
    Russia's central bank promised to support financial institutions hit by U.S. sanctions as stocks took a tumble in Moscow on Wednesday.
  • Landslide hits Indian village, 150 may be trapped

    Landslide hits Indian village, 150 may be trapped

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:38 AM EDT2014-07-30 08:38:53 GMT
    An Indian official says that more than 150 people are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village in western India following torrential rains.
    A landslide hit a village in western India following torrential rains Wednesday, sweeping away scores of houses and raising fears that more than 150 people could be trapped, officials said.
  • Officials: 19 dead in E. Ukraine region

    Officials: 19 dead in E. Ukraine region

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:30 AM EDT2014-07-30 08:30:32 GMT
    Officials in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine say 19 people have died in fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists.
    Officials in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine say 19 people have died in fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists.
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