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Photo Released of Girl Killed by Hit & Run Driver Video included

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The mother of Zofia Pepple released this photo of her 23-month-old daughter tonight.

Chantelle Pepple says she hopes people will have a greater appreciation for what "this monster took from this world and my family."

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Search Continues in Hit & Run Case

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The search continues for the driver and pick-up truck involved in a hit-and-run accident that occurred Sunday evening. More>>

County Needs Millions More for Expansion Video included

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Call it a case of deja vu, but Ward County voters can expect to see a bond request in front of them early next year, asking for almost the exact amount that they previously approved to build a new county office building and expand the jail. More>>

Suspect Shot By Police Makes Court Appearance Video included

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One of two men shot by Minot Police in a Saturday incident remains in intensive care at Trinity Hospital. More>>

Shortened Prison Sentences Video included

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Both of the men shot by police early Saturday morning were on probation for previous crimes. More>>

Watford City School Expanding

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The school year is barely a week old at Watford City and already it's clear the fastest-growing town in the Bakken has a rapidly-growing school system too. More>>

USS North Dakota Delivered to Navy

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The USS North Dakota has officially been delivered to the US Navy. More>>

Magic Day of Giving Video included

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About 500 people have signed up to volunteer for the Magic Day of Giving. More>>

Girl Identified in Fatal Hit & Run

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The identity of a 23-month-old girl killed in a hit-and-run in Minot Sunday has been released.

Minot Police say Zofia Kristal Pepple of New Town was struck by a pickup and killed about 6:25pm Sunday

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Minot Toddler Killed by Hit-And-Run Driver

Minot Police say this is a "vehicle of interest" in the hit-and-run Minot Police say this is a "vehicle of interest" in the hit-and-run
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A two-year-old child was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Minot Sunday evening.

They ask if you have any information about the incident that you contact them at 852-0111.

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Men Shot by Police Recently Released from Prison Video included

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Two people shot by Minot Police early Saturday morning are facing burglary and drug charges.

In addition, both had recently been released from state prison.
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Apartment Situation in Minot Video included

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Almost monthly, more and more apartment units are coming on line in the Minot region -- One man speculates the market is evening out. More>>

14 Hospitalized by Fumes at Watford City Laundromat

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14 people have been hospitalized after breathing fumes at a laundromat in Watford City Sunday. More>>

Two Men Shot By Minot Police Face Charges Video included

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Two people shot by Minot Police early Saturday morning are facing burglary and drug charges.

The two, 25-year-old Joshua M. Peterson of Minot, the driver of the vehicle, and 35-year-old Brandon T. Butler of Minot, have been charged with Conspiracy to Burglary, a Class-C Felony, and two felony drug charges, Possession of Meth with Intent to Deliver (Class A Felony), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Class C Felony).

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Law Enforcement Visible on Labor Day Weekend Video included

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Labor day weekend marks the unofficial end of the summer season -- and its a weekend law enforcement across the state want to make sure you survive.
With that in mind, a strong message of not drinking and driving is being passed on...
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Minot Air Force Base Holds Zombie Run Video included

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Two philanthropic military organizations collaborated to hold a zombie apocalypse fun run at the Minot Air Force Base today.
Over 250 people were pre-registered as of August first to participate as zombies or runners.
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Sports

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Child Hears for the First Time

Child Hears for the First Time Video included

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We begin tonight with a miracle. A child - barely a year old - getting his first taste of the noisy world around him. More>>

Drug Trafficking Sentence

Drug Trafficking Sentence

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A man will serve 20 years in prison for his role in a drug trafficking operation that stretched from the Bakken oil fields to the Washington coast. More>>

North Prairie Water Problem

North Prairie Water Problem Video included

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A handful of North Prairie Rural Water users were still without water this morning after an incident Wednesday that has required plenty of work to fix. More>>

Children's Museum Plans

Children's Museum Plans Video included

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Plans for a children's museum in Minot are moving ahead. More>>

Tree Study Goes International

Tree Study Goes International Video included

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A trip to Russia is in store for two Minot students. More>>

Kat Perkins Concert

Kat Perkins Concert Video included

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The baseball season has wrapped up for Ardean Aafedt Stadium in Williston, but the crowds will still be filling the stands. More>>

Horse-Drawn Hearse Helps in Remembrance

Horse-Drawn Hearse Helps in Remembrance Video included

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A local man who has been a longtime promoter of the cowboy life and who was the chairman of the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame board of trustees, has died. More>>

Mixed Reviews on CP Rail Grain Changes Video included

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A 100-car grain train pulled in to CHS SunPrairie in Minot today. More>>

Driver Identified in Collision with Train

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The driver killed in an August 1st collision with a train has been identified. More>>

Congressional Staffers Inspect Bakken Video included

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15 state and national congressional staffers spent time this week, inspecting the Bakken region to find out how North Dakota's natural resources can impact public policy. More>>

Fitness Study at MSU Video included

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It's a win-win as they say, Minot State University students teaching fitness classes as part of a study. More>>

Business Beat 8-28-14 Video included

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Meet Elizabeth Paul...new to the region and ready to feed the masses... More>>

Training Firefighters in Fitness Video included

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Minot's Fire Department is working with Trinity Sports Medicine among other emergency responders to construct a way the city can handle a mass casualty event, especially through sports medicine. More>>

Man Killed in Highway 83 Accident

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A crash on Highway 83 claimed the life of a 55-year-old Bismarck man Wednesday afternoon near Max. More>>

Enrollment Drop at Minot State University Video included

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Minot State University reports a significant drop in students this fall - down 5.4 percent on opening day. More>>

Minot School Begins Video included

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While many have been in class for a few days already, Wednesday was the first day of school for thousands around the region as Minot Public opened up the year. More>>

Group Seeks New City Dog Breed Laws Video included

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The city of Minot has a restriction for the kinds of dogs it allows within city limits, but one group wants to re-evaluate that ordinance, specifically regarding pit bulls. More>>

Eye on Agriculture: Elevators Respond to Vomitoxin Surge Video included

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Farmers facing a late harvest because of late planting in a wet spring are facing severe disease problems in small grain crops. More>>

Farm Breeding Club

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Wheat, barley, soybeans and the like dominate North Dakota produce fields. More>>

Helicopter Helps Power Line Installation Video included

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Drivers along Highway 23 in central North Dakota have more than road construction to divert their attention these days.  This crew of a helicopter and a man dangling from its belly has been turning heads. 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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  • Photo Released of Girl Killed by Hit & Run Driver

    Photo Released of Girl Killed by Hit & Run Driver

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-09-03 00:29:52 GMT
    The mother of Zofia Pepple released this photo of her 23-month-old daughter tonight.

    Chantelle Pepple says she hopes people will have a greater appreciation for what "this monster took from this world and my family."

    The mother of Zofia Pepple released this photo of her 23-month-old daughter tonight.

    Chantelle Pepple says she hopes people will have a greater appreciation for what "this monster took from this world and my family."

  • Search Continues in Hit & Run Case

    Search Continues in Hit & Run Case

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-09-03 00:09:57 GMT
    The search continues for the driver and pick-up truck involved in a hit-and-run accident that occurred Sunday evening.
    The search continues for the driver and pick-up truck involved in a hit-and-run accident that occurred Sunday evening.
  • County Needs Millions More for Expansion

    County Needs Millions More for Expansion

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-09-03 00:05:25 GMT
    Call it a case of deja vu, but Ward County voters can expect to see a bond request in front of them early next year, asking for almost the exact amount that they previously approved to build a new county office building and expand the jail.
    Call it a case of deja vu, but Ward County voters can expect to see a bond request in front of them early next year, asking for almost the exact amount that they previously approved to build a new county office building and expand the jail.
  • U.S. & World NewsMore>>

  • By talking basketball, nothing lost in translation

    By talking basketball, nothing lost in translation

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 3:24 AM EDT2014-09-03 07:24:31 GMT
    The guy who tells Ukraine what plays to run speaks English. So does the guy who tells the Dominican Republic what their opponents will do.
    The guy who tells Ukraine what plays to run speaks English. So does the guy who tells the Dominican Republic what their opponents will do.
  • Putin, Poroshenko discuss settlement in Ukraine

    Putin, Poroshenko discuss settlement in Ukraine

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 3:12 AM EDT2014-09-03 07:12:31 GMT
    A spokesman for the Russian president says Vladimir Putin has discussed a peace settlement in eastern Ukraine with President Petro Poroshenko and found that they "largely share views" on ways out of the crisis.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed a peace settlement in eastern Ukraine with President Petro Poroshenko and found that they "largely share views" on ways out of the crisis, Putin's spokesman was quoted as...
  • UK team unlocking secrets of North Korea volcano

    UK team unlocking secrets of North Korea volcano

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 2:42 AM EDT2014-09-03 06:42:14 GMT
    More than a thousand years ago, a huge volcano straddling the border between North Korea and China was the site of one of the biggest eruptions in human history, blanketing eastern Asia in its ash. But unlike other...
    More than a thousand years ago, a huge volcano straddling the border between North Korea and China was the site of one of the biggest eruptions in human history, blanketing eastern Asia in its ash. But unlike other major...
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