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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>>

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>>

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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  • Disease Hurting Wheat Crop

    Disease Hurting Wheat Crop

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:04:12 GMT
    Late planting has led to late harvest for farmers across North Dakota.Even with the delay, crops are looking good in most fields.
    Late planting has led to late harvest for farmers across North Dakota.Even with the delay, crops are looking good in most fields.
  • Options for Diseased Wheat

    Options for Diseased Wheat

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:01:51 GMT
    What are farmers' options if they find high levels of vomitoxin infecting their wheat or barley crops this year?
    What are farmers' options if they find high levels of vomitoxin infecting their wheat or barley crops this year?
  • Guilty Plea in Sex Crime

    Guilty Plea in Sex Crime

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:00:48 GMT
    An 18-year-old Minot man changed his plea to guilty today in a gross sexual imposition case involving a 13-year-old girl.
    An 18-year-old Minot man changed his plea to guilty today in a gross sexual imposition case involving a 13-year-old girl.
  • U.S. & World NewsMore>>

  • Hamas chief backs International Criminal Court bid

    Hamas chief backs International Criminal Court bid

    Saturday, August 23 2014 1:24 AM EDT2014-08-23 05:24:58 GMT
    A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations.
    A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations.
  • New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

    New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:35:13 GMT
    The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally...
    Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens...
  • Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software

    Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-08-23 02:17:46 GMT
    The Homeland Security Department is warning that more than 1,000 retailers could have a new malicious software program lurking in their cash registers that allows computer hackers to steal financial data about...
    More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday.
  • SportsMore>>

  • Drift Trikes Hitting Hills of Bismarck

    Drift Trikes Hitting Hills of Bismarck

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:21:22 GMT
    You may see a few new big wheels hitting the concrete in Bismarck, as drift triking catches on.
    You may see a few new big wheels hitting the concrete in Bismarck, as drift triking catches on.
  • 6pm Tennis Highlights 8-22

    6pm Tennis Highlights 8-22

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:05:48 GMT
    Tennis Highlights
    Tennis Highlights
  • Beavers to Host Fall Scrimmage

    Beavers to Host Fall Scrimmage

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:03:17 GMT
    Minot State football fans will get their first up close look at the team when the Beavers host their fall scrimmage Saturday.
    Minot State football fans will get their first up close look at the team when the Beavers host their fall scrimmage Saturday.
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