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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.
  • Taylor Pushes for Value Added Ag

    Taylor Pushes for Value Added Ag

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:05:06 GMT
    The Ag Commissioner in North Dakota should use that bully pulpit to advocate for more value added agriculture operations in the state.
    The Ag Commissioner in North Dakota should use that bully pulpit to advocate for more value added agriculture operations in the state.
  • Hess Helps Museum

    Hess Helps Museum

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:01:39 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Senior Safari at Zoo

    Senior Safari at Zoo

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:58:08 GMT
    Some special guests attended the Roosevelt Park Zoo today for the annual Senior Safari.
    Some special guests attended the Roosevelt Park Zoo today for the annual Senior Safari.
  • Business Beat 8-21-14

    Business Beat 8-21-14

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:53:44 GMT
    The Bakken's Boom obviously isn't just oil and gas...but projects and people.
    The Bakken's Boom obviously isn't just oil and gas...but projects and people.
  • MSU Freshmen Get Moving Help

    MSU Freshmen Get Moving Help

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:50:58 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Hall of Fame Class Announced

    Hall of Fame Class Announced

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:38:41 GMT
    Two legendary entertainers and a television star will join the ranks of the Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame in October.
    Two legendary entertainers and a television star will join the ranks of the Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame in October.
  • New MSU President Greets Staff

    New MSU President Greets Staff

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:45:16 GMT
    Minot State is ready to begin its second century of service to the region...
    Minot State is ready to begin its second century of service to the region...
  • Jared Rose Enters Guilty Plea

    Jared Rose Enters Guilty Plea

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:43:49 GMT
    A man accused of distributing drugs in the area has admitted to the crimes.
    A man accused of distributing drugs in the area has admitted to the crimes.
  • Harvest Beginning

    Harvest Beginning

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:42:01 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Solving ND's Puzzles

    Solving ND's Puzzles

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:35:27 GMT
    As a larger state in square miles, and among the smaller states in population, connecting the people of North Dakota can be a challenge.
    As a larger state in square miles, and among the smaller states in population, connecting the people of North Dakota can be a challenge.
  • Searching for Assault Suspects

    Searching for Assault Suspects

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:47:00 GMT
    Ward County Sheriff's investigators are asking for help in finding two men suspected of assaulting a woman Tuesday evening.
    Ward County Sheriff's investigators are asking for help in finding two men suspected of assaulting a woman Tuesday evening.
  • Girl on Bike Dies in Accident Involving Pickup

    Girl on Bike Dies in Accident Involving Pickup

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:51:38 GMT
    A 6-year-old girl is dead after being struck by a pickup truck while riding her bicycle in Rolla.
    A 6-year-old girl is dead after being struck by a pickup truck while riding her bicycle in Rolla.
  • Securing the Northern Border

    Securing the Northern Border

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:08:37 GMT
    Drug arrests in oil producing counties increased by 40 percent in one year.
    Drug arrests in oil producing counties increased by 40 percent in one year.
  • Highway Crash Involves Farm Tractor

    Highway Crash Involves Farm Tractor

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:03:57 GMT
    One person was injured when a farm tractor and a semi truck collided on Highway Two this afternoon.
    One person was injured when a farm tractor and a semi truck collided on Highway Two this afternoon.
  • County Waiting on Bond Vote Timing

    County Waiting on Bond Vote Timing

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:59:36 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • FEMA Approves Flood Assistance

    FEMA Approves Flood Assistance

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:52:30 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Pushing for Flood Control Decisions

    Pushing for Flood Control Decisions

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:48:22 GMT
    We get tired of hearing about the roadblocks to progress on flood control.
    We get tired of hearing about the roadblocks to progress on flood control.
  • Dust Control Goes International

    Dust Control Goes International

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:42:51 GMT
    Williams County's efforts to limit dust on gravel roads in the county have attracted the attention of an Australian company.
    Williams County's efforts to limit dust on gravel roads in the county have attracted the attention of an Australian company.
  • School Starts For Many in ND

    School Starts For Many in ND

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:40:26 GMT
    It's the back to school season already, and many schools are seeing an increase in the number of kids in the hallways.
    It's the back to school season already, and many schools are seeing an increase in the number of kids in the hallways.
  • Color Dash Raises Funds

    Color Dash Raises Funds

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:36:40 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Convention Center Plan in Williston

    Convention Center Plan in Williston

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-08-18 23:57:42 GMT
    A major real estate developer wants to spend more than 100 million dollars building a hotel, retail, and office complex in Williston.
    A major real estate developer wants to spend more than 100 million dollars building a hotel, retail, and office complex in Williston.
  • South Prairie School Construction

    South Prairie School Construction

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-08-18 23:54:46 GMT
    Minot's South Prairie School is under heavy construction.
    Minot's South Prairie School is under heavy construction.
  • Newburg Teachers Prepare for School

    Newburg Teachers Prepare for School

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-08-18 23:51:38 GMT
    Newburg students are heading back to the classroom this week.
    Newburg students are heading back to the classroom this week.
  • Minot City Alderman Resigns

    Minot City Alderman Resigns

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-08-18 23:50:31 GMT
    A Minot Alderman stepped down from the city council Monday.
    A Minot Alderman stepped down from the city council Monday.
  • Educating on Ebola

    Educating on Ebola

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-08-18 23:43:41 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Eye on Energy: Williston Water Treatment Plant

    Eye on Energy: Williston Water Treatment Plant

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-08-18 23:40:11 GMT
    Construction crews at the Williston Water Treatment Plant continue to work toward a goal.
    Construction crews at the Williston Water Treatment Plant continue to work toward a goal.
  • Job Corps Celebrates 50 Years

    Job Corps Celebrates 50 Years

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-08-18 23:34:05 GMT
    North Dakota is the fastest-growing economy in the nation -- and a skilled workforce is required to meet those demands.
    North Dakota is the fastest-growing economy in the nation -- and a skilled workforce is required to meet those demands.
  • Lightning Hits Golf Flag stick

    Lightning Hits Golf Flag stick

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:49:31 GMT
    What happens when lightning hits a flag stick on a golf green?  Here's what it looked like at the Mohall Country Club recently.
    What happens when lightning hits a flag stick on a golf green?  Here's what it looked like at the Mohall Country Club recently.
  • Rock the Leaves

    Rock the Leaves

    Sunday, August 17 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-08-18 03:47:16 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Burli-Mot Half Marathon

    Burli-Mot Half Marathon

    Sunday, August 17 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-08-18 03:43:55 GMT
    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. 
    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. 
  • Rock the Leaves

    Rock the Leaves

    Saturday, August 16 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-17 03:44:31 GMT
    Rock the Leaves features local and bigger name Christian bands in an alcohol free, family friendly setting to bring generations together through music.
    Rock the Leaves features local and bigger name Christian bands in an alcohol free, family friendly setting to bring generations together through music.
  • Shorter School Week in Dunseith

    Shorter School Week in Dunseith

    Friday, August 15 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-08-16 00:11:30 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • New MADC Leader Appointed

    New MADC Leader Appointed

    Friday, August 15 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-08-16 00:10:22 GMT
    The Minot Area Development Corporation has appointed a new leader.
    The Minot Area Development Corporation has appointed a new leader.
  • Final Interviews for Visit Minot

    Final Interviews for Visit Minot

    Friday, August 15 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-08-16 00:06:39 GMT
    The search for Visit Minot's next Executive Director took a stop forward Friday afternoon.
    The search for Visit Minot's next Executive Director took a stop forward Friday afternoon.
  • ND Secretary of State Candidate

    ND Secretary of State Candidate

    Friday, August 15 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-08-16 00:00:47 GMT
    North Dakota's Secretary of State, Al Jaeger, will have some new competition at the polls come November.
    North Dakota's Secretary of State, Al Jaeger, will have some new competition at the polls come November.
  • Dancers Preparing for Camp

    Dancers Preparing for Camp

    Friday, August 15 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-08-15 23:58:55 GMT
    The Minot High School Majettes Dance Team will be holding their annual Mini Majettes Dance Camp at the beginning of next month.
    The Minot High School Majettes Dance Team will be holding their annual Mini Majettes Dance Camp at the beginning of next month.
  • Extended Hours for Sports Physicals

    Extended Hours for Sports Physicals

    Friday, August 15 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-08-15 23:55:42 GMT
    Athletes have an extra appointment on the back-to-school list: the annual sports physical.
    Athletes have an extra appointment on the back-to-school list: the annual sports physical.
  • Bird Watchers Observe Seagulls

    Bird Watchers Observe Seagulls

    Friday, August 15 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-08-15 23:42:35 GMT
    A passion for bird watching takes birders on a journey to find the best spots for observation.
    A passion for bird watching takes birders on a journey to find the best spots for observation.
  • National Flu Vaccination Week

    National Flu Vaccination Week

    National Flu Vaccination Week

    Tuesday, December 10 2013 6:08 PM EST2013-12-10 23:08:00 GMT
    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
    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
  • Cookies for Airmen

    Cookies for Airmen

    Cookies for Airmen

    Tuesday, December 10 2013 6:06 PM EST2013-12-10 23:06:51 GMT
    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
    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
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  • Sunnis pull out of Iraq talks after mosque attack

    Sunnis pull out of Iraq talks after mosque attack

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:35:33 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...
    Sunni lawmakers pulled out of talks on forming a new Iraqi government after militants attacked a Sunni mosque in a volatile province outside Baghdad during Friday prayers, killing at least 64 people.
  • US, EU, NATO condemn Russian aid convoy move

    US, EU, NATO condemn Russian aid convoy move

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:34:36 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.
    Frustrated by a week of delays, Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without the approval of the government in Kiev. Ukraine called the move a "direct invasion" that aimed to...
  • Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

    Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:15:24 GMT
    For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether...
    For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether the Obama...
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