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  • Mandan Residents Voice Concerns Over Street Improvement Projects

    Mandan Residents Voice Concerns Over Street Improvement Projects

    Mandan Residents Voice Concerns Over Street Improvement Projects

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:09:33 GMT
    Mandan Residents pack City Hall over three proposed street improvement projects. The City Commission votes to bar one project-- and continue ahead with two others. More than half of residents in one
    Mandan Residents pack City Hall over three proposed street improvement projects. The City Commission votes to bar one project-- and continue ahead with two others. More than half of residents in one
  • Trucking Company Faces Strong Penalties for Illegal Oil Waste Disposal

    Trucking Company Faces Strong Penalties for Illegal Oil Waste Disposal

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:28:09 GMT
    A Wyoming-based trucking company could face fines of $2 million dollars or more. Black Hills Trucking is facing hefty fines from the state of North Dakota for operating without a license and illegally
    The civil and criminal penalties at stake may seem quite steep, but the North Dakota Attorney General says oil waste dumping is a serious crime.
  • Libraries are Keeping Up with the Times

    Libraries are Keeping Up with the Times

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:02:30 GMT
    Book worms celebrate what they enjoy best -- reading books. That's good business for libraries, but instead of checking out hardcovers... many patrons are changing the way they read. Courtney Plante
    Book worms celebrate what they enjoy best -- reading books. That's good business for libraries, but instead of checking out hardcovers... many patrons are changing the way they read. Courtney Plante
  • Tax Filings Up

    Tax Filings Up

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:57:16 GMT
    This year, more taxes have been filed in this state than ever before.  

    Also, more people than ever file them electronically.

    We spoke to local tax prepares about the changing trends.
    Its the last day to file your taxes. This year, more taxes have been filed in this state than ever before. Ben Smith looks at what this means for North Dakota. "It's very busy at the tax dept." says
  • ND Heritage Center Expansion

    ND Heritage Center Expansion

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:54:25 GMT
    Since March of 2011, the expansion of the North Dakota Heritage Center has been underway, and soon the community will be able to see the nearly finished project. It all began in 2009 when the State Legislature
    Since March of 2011, the expansion of the North Dakota Heritage Center has been underway, and soon the community will be able to see the nearly finished project. It all began in 2009 when the State Legislature
  • Tribes Bring Awareness to Environmental Risks on Reservations

    Tribes Bring Awareness to Environmental Risks on Reservations

    Tribes say oil production is causing environmental risks on reservations in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Montana. A two-day conference is being held in Bismarck to shed light on these risks. Dr. Barbara
    Tribes say oil production is causing environmental risks on reservations in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Montana. A two-day conference is being held in Bismarck to shed light on these risks. Dr. Barbara
  • Lunar Eclipse Happens Once in a Blood Moon

    Lunar Eclipse Happens Once in a Blood Moon

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:21:23 GMT
    A rare view of the moon can be considered priceless, especially when it looks red. A total lunar eclipse will take place early Tuesday morning. It will give the illusion that the moon is red, hence,
    A total lunar eclipse will take place early Tuesday morning.  It will give the illusion that the moon is red, hence, the nickname, blood moon.
  • Woman Makes Abduction Report to Mandan Police

    Woman Makes Abduction Report to Mandan Police

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:04:25 GMT
    A woman from Lincoln tells police that she was abducted from her home on Thursday, April 10th and assaulted before escaping. According to a release from the Mandan Police department, the woman reported
    The woman told police the man took her into a home in Mandan, forced her to drink alcohol and struck her several times in the face when she refused to have sex with him.
  • Recent House Fire Concerns Lincoln Residents

    Recent House Fire Concerns Lincoln Residents

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:20:14 GMT
    Some Lincoln residents are saying it takes the Rural Fire Department too long to get out to them, and they need their own department. Luckily there were no injuries at the weekend house fire, but some
    Some Lincoln residents are saying it takes the Rural Fire Department too long to get out to them, and they need their own department. Luckily there were no injuries at the weekend house fire, but some
  • Lincoln House Fire Deemed "Accidental"

    Lincoln House Fire Deemed "Accidental"

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:15:01 GMT
    The house fire that destroyed a family's home in Lincoln has been deemed accidental, that's according to the State Fire Marshal. On Saturday the Bismarck Rural Fire Department was called to the home at
    The house fire that destroyed a family's home in Lincoln has been deemed accidental, that's according to the State Fire Marshal. On Saturday the Bismarck Rural Fire Department was called to the home at
  • Veteran's Organizations Need More from Younger Vets

    Veteran's Organizations Need More from Younger Vets

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:00:08 GMT
    The parking lot at the Eagles club isn't as full as it used to be. The VFW had to move. The local American Legion does just fine operating out of it's ... 12 by 12 foot office. Things are changing for
    The parking lot at the Eagles club isn't as full as it used to be. The VFW had to move. The local American Legion does just fine operating out of it's ... 12 by 12 foot office. Things are changing for
  • Mandan Woman Says Man Pointed Gun at Her in Parking Lot

    Mandan Woman Says Man Pointed Gun at Her in Parking Lot

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:43:14 GMT
    A Mandan woman says someone pointed a gun at her in a grocery store parking lot. The incident happened Saturday shortly after 10am. Mandan police say it appears to be a case of road rage.
    A Mandan woman says someone pointed a gun at her in a grocery store parking lot. The incident happened Saturday shortly after 10am. Mandan police say it appears to be a case of road rage.
  • Weather Brings Snow One-Liners

    Weather Brings Snow One-Liners

    What a lovely winter we're having this Spring. We got to enjoy a few warmer, spring-like days, but Old Man Winter isn't ready to leave just yet. This morning brought temperatures in the 20's and a few
    What a lovely winter we're having this Spring. We got to enjoy a few warmer, spring-like days, but Old Man Winter isn't ready to leave just yet. This morning brought temperatures in the 20's and a few
  • More Counterfeit Bills Discovered

    More Counterfeit Bills Discovered

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:18 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:18:31 GMT
    Local banks discovered three more phony bills late last week. Bismarck police say an employee at the Bank of North Dakota discovered a counterfeit $50 bill in deposits made from a local bank. Another
    Local banks discovered three more phony bills late last week. Bismarck police say an employee at the Bank of North Dakota discovered a counterfeit $50 bill in deposits made from a local bank. Another
  • Net Farm Incomes

    Net Farm Incomes

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-04-14 15:48:37 GMT
    2012 was a banner year for farmers. Wheat reached 20 dollars a bushel. Corn more than 7 dollars a bushel. 2013 wasn't as glorious. Ag Reporter Sarah Gustin explains. The numbers are in.. After tallying
    2012 was a banner year for farmers. Wheat reached 20 dollars a bushel. Corn more than 7 dollars a bushel. 2013 wasn't as glorious. Ag Reporter Sarah Gustin explains. The numbers are in.. After tallying
  • Lincoln House Fire Update

    Lincoln House Fire Update

    Sunday, April 13 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-04-14 03:55:03 GMT
    We have an update on the family who lost their home to a fire in Lincoln yesterday. The Beauchamp's are currently staying with family members in the area. Yesterday afternoon their home at 112 Libby
    We have an update on the family who lost their home to a fire in Lincoln yesterday. The Beauchamp's are currently staying with family members in the area. Yesterday afternoon their home at 112 Libby
  • ND National Guard Names New Commander

    ND National Guard Names New Commander

    Sunday, April 13 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-04-14 01:26:09 GMT
    The North Dakota National Guard has named a new commander. Brigadier General David Anderson stepped down as commander of the Guard's Army Component Command today. Colonel Robert Fode will take over command
    The North Dakota National Guard has named a new commander. Brigadier General David Anderson stepped down as commander of the Guard's Army Component Command today. Colonel Robert Fode will take over command
  • Lincoln Family Loses Home to Fire

    Lincoln Family Loses Home to Fire

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:52:36 GMT
    A massive fire breaks out at 112 Libby Road in Lincoln.. completely engulfing a home in flames. One family is okay but their home is a total loss after a fire broke out in Lincoln this afternoon. Ben
    A massive fire breaks out at 112 Libby Road in Lincoln.. completely engulfing a home in flames. One family is okay but their home is a total loss after a fire broke out in Lincoln this afternoon. Ben
  • "Race to Zero" 5K in Bismarck

    "Race to Zero" 5K in Bismarck

    Saturday, April 12 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-04-13 01:40:31 GMT
    Many people laced up their tennis shoes to run a 5K for a good cause today. This is the second annual Race to Zero: Run/Walk for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem
    Many people laced up their tennis shoes to run a 5K for a good cause today. This is the second annual Race to Zero: Run/Walk for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem
  • Bismarck Police Work to Stop Texting While Driving

    Bismarck Police Work to Stop Texting While Driving

    Saturday, April 12 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-04-13 01:37:56 GMT
    The Bismarck Police Department is out to terminate texting while driving. Today and this past Tuesday officers were out in unmarked cop cars trying to stop people from texting behind the wheel. Sending
    The Bismarck Police Department is out to terminate texting while driving. Today and this past Tuesday officers were out in unmarked cop cars trying to stop people from texting behind the wheel. Sending
  • Pipeline Leak Near Medora, ND

    Pipeline Leak Near Medora, ND

    Saturday, April 12 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-04-13 01:36:57 GMT
    The North Dakota Department of Health has reported around 560 barrels of production fluid have leaked from a pipeline into a dry drainage and some of the material has reached a flowing drainage in Billings
    The North Dakota Department of Health has reported around 560 barrels of production fluid have leaked from a pipeline into a dry drainage and some of the material has reached a flowing drainage in Billings
  • Cannonball River Floods at Breien

    Cannonball River Floods at Breien

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:57:57 GMT
    The Cannonball river flooded near Breien.  The flood level for this river is 10 feet--the National Wildlife Service said that waters reached as high as 11.7 feet before receding. 
    Ben Smith reports.
    Minor flooding occurred today at the Cannonball river outside of Breien ND. Ben Smith reports I'm standing right next to the Cannonball River outside of Breien North Dakota.  Now the National Weather
  • Pre-Sentence Investigation on Cobb Delivered to Judge

    Pre-Sentence Investigation on Cobb Delivered to Judge

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:15:14 GMT
    A judge received the results of the pre-sentence investigation he ordered on white supremacist Craig Cobb. The judge in Cobb's trial, David Reich, asked for the investigation after the two sides in the
    A judge received the results of the pre-sentence investigation he ordered on white supremacist Craig Cobb. The judge in Cobb's trial, David Reich, asked for the investigation after the two sides in the
  • Grass Fire South of Bismarck

    Grass Fire South of Bismarck

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:10:33 GMT
    Bismarck Rural Firefighters responded to a fire south of Bismarck on Desert Road. Crews responded after receiving multiple calls from residents saying that they were seeing smoke coming from the trees. The
    Bismarck Rural Firefighters responded to a fire south of Bismarck on Desert Road. Crews responded after receiving multiple calls from residents saying that they were seeing smoke coming from the trees. The
  • Local Film Selected for Dakota Digital Film Festival

    Local Film Selected for Dakota Digital Film Festival

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:50:00 GMT
    Two local filmmakers tell the story of what it's like living in the heart of oil country. David Diebel and Carson Nordgaard of D&N Cinematics produced a film about life in the Bakken. They travel throughout
    Two local filmmakers tell the story of what it's like living in the heart of oil country. David Diebel and Carson Nordgaard of D&N Cinematics produced a film about life in the Bakken. They travel throughout
  • Around Town 4-11

    Around Town 4-11

    Spring brings more new businesses in downtown Bismarck... Steph Scheurer tells us about one long-awaited restaurant...another tasty option in this week's Around Town. Just two days ago, hump day welcomed
    Spring brings more new businesses in downtown Bismarck... Steph Scheurer tells us about one long-awaited restaurant...another tasty option in this week's Around Town. Just two days ago, hump day welcomed
  • Bismarck Man Guilty on Child Pornography Charge

    Bismarck Man Guilty on Child Pornography Charge

    Friday, April 11 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-04-11 20:11:46 GMT
    A 38-year-old Bismarck man is found guilty in a child pornography case. Garron Gonzalez attempted to persuade a 15-year-old to send him sexually explicit images by cell phone. The two had met playing an
    A 38-year-old Bismarck man is found guilty in a child pornography case. Garron Gonzalez attempted to persuade a 15-year-old to send him sexually explicit images by cell phone. The two had met playing an
  • Ryan Taylor Wants Public Information from Industrial Commission

    Ryan Taylor Wants Public Information from Industrial Commission

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-04-11 17:48:58 GMT
    A candidate in the north Dakota Agriculture Commission race says he's unhappy with how the Industrial Commission is handling public information. Ryan Taylor is running for North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner. Taylor
    A candidate in the north Dakota Agriculture Commission race says he's unhappy with how the Industrial Commission is handling public information. Ryan Taylor is running for North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner. Taylor
  • Store Brings Art to Downtown Dickinson

    Store Brings Art to Downtown Dickinson

    They say that downtown is the heart of a city. Steph Scheurer travels to Dickinson and shows us one new business that's adding a little more color to downtown. It was an idea that began over a cup of
    They say that downtown is the heart of a city. Steph Scheurer travels to Dickinson and shows us one new business that's adding a little more color to downtown. It was an idea that began over a cup of
  • North Dakota Happiest with their Public Schools

    North Dakota Happiest with their Public Schools

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:06:01 GMT
    North Dakota is the happiest state in the nation.

    They have good jobs, are confident in their government, and have an economy that is the envy of many other states.

    They also are satisfied with their education.
    North Dakotans are happy people.   And, a recent Gallup poll says this state is the happiest -- with their public schools. Ben smith reports. "Um I think I've got a really good education." says Century
  • Rescue Teams May Soon Make Dives to Locate Stolen Truck

    Rescue Teams May Soon Make Dives to Locate Stolen Truck

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:53:26 GMT
    Dive and rescue teams are getting closer to locating a truck that was reported stolen... and for some reason, steered into the Missouri River. A truck that for some reason took a turn into the Missouri
    Once the truck's exact location is confirmed, and with the help of a towing company, the dive team may end up pulling out the truck in the next few weeks.
  • Trinity High School Clean-Up is Right on Track

    Trinity High School Clean-Up is Right on Track

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:38:08 GMT
    A devastating fire in March damaged most of Trinity High School -- and left rooms and hallways empty.. But now -- there's a spark of life.  Good evening, I'm Lauren Kalberer...  Clean-up is right on
    A devastating fire in March damaged most of Trinity High School -- and left rooms and hallways empty.. But now -- there's a spark of life.  Good evening, I'm Lauren Kalberer...  Clean-up is right on
  • Responders Practice Making Ice Rescues

    Responders Practice Making Ice Rescues

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:43:18 GMT
    Even though North Dakota warmed up into the 70s, firefighters say the conditions are just right to be out on the ice. "I'd say this is pretty obvious that you can't be safe on the ice anymore, it's getting
    It's an incredibly dangerous situation for anyone else to be in, but luckily, these guys are pros.

  • Journalism Teacher Receives National Award

    Journalism Teacher Receives National Award

    It's not every day a teacher in North Dakota is nationally recognized. Steph Scheurer tells us about one local Century High School teacher who is inspiring future journalists. "I love my students. They're
    It's not every day a teacher in North Dakota is nationally recognized. Steph Scheurer tells us about one local Century High School teacher who is inspiring future journalists. "I love my students. They're
  • MAC Inc. Celebrates Production of 1,000th Heater

    MAC Inc. Celebrates Production of 1,000th Heater

    North Dakota's economy is benefiting the entire world. MAC Incorporated in Bismarck is celebrating much success. MAC makes industrial heaters for airline, energy, and commercial industries. The old
    North Dakota's economy is benefiting the entire world. MAC Incorporated in Bismarck is celebrating much success. MAC makes industrial heaters for airline, energy, and commercial industries. The old
  • Group Discussing Ferry for Sakakawea

    Group Discussing Ferry for Sakakawea

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-04-09 18:27:35 GMT
     
    A new kind of transportation may appear in Western North Dakota.
    It's not on road, it's not on rail, it is on water.
    The Vision West North Dakota group is talking about building a ferry across Lake Sakakawea.




     
    A different kind of transportation is proposed in Western North Dakota--one that could save lives. There are talks about building a ferry across Lake Sakakawea. This is in response to the overcrowded
  • North Dakota Blue Book Officially Out

    North Dakota Blue Book Officially Out

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-04-09 17:44:31 GMT
    For over 100 years, this book has showcased the story of North Dakota. The 30th edition of the North Dakota Blue Book is officially out. 50 volunteers helped put this edition together. The book highlights
    For over 100 years, this book has showcased the story of North Dakota. The 30th edition of the North Dakota Blue Book is officially out. 50 volunteers helped put this edition together. The book highlights
  • Cobb's Bond Set at One Million Dollars Cash

    Cobb's Bond Set at One Million Dollars Cash

    Friday, December 27 2013 6:22 PM EST2013-12-27 23:22:49 GMT
    Bond is set at one million dollars cash for Craig Cobb after the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled Cobb be eligible for bond.. Cobb has been in jail since November when he was arrested and charged
    Bond is set at one million dollars cash for Craig Cobb after the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled Cobb be eligible for bond.. Cobb has been in jail since November when he was arrested and charged
  • Sleepy Hollow Presents "Les Miserables"

    Sleepy Hollow Presents "Les Miserables"

    Monday, July 15 2013 12:21 AM EDT2013-07-15 04:21:15 GMT
    A Broadway musical and award-winning movie comes to life on-stage in Bismarck. Here's more from Sleepy Hollow's opening weekend show of Les Miserables. "This is my first real tenor role and I was really
    A Broadway musical and award-winning movie comes to life on-stage in Bismarck.

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  • BSC Falls to Dawson CC on the Diamond

    BSC Falls to Dawson CC on the Diamond

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    BASEBALLJUNIOR COLLEGEDAWSON CC  5  19BSC 1  4MLBKANSAS CITY  3MINNESOTA  4SOFTBALLJUNIOR COLLEGEDAWSON CC  13  13BSC 0  0DIVISION IIU MARY  10  4CONCORDIA  1  2
  • Sports April 12th, 2014

    Sports April 12th, 2014

    BASEBALLDIVISION II UPPER IOWA  3  9U MARY  4  3CLASS ABHS  3  6MANDAN  5  4CLASS BGRAFTON  7SHILOH  14BISHOP RYAN 1SHILOH  11SOCCERHIGH SCHOOLGIRL'SWEST FARGO  4BHS  1
    BASEBALLDIVISION II UPPER IOWA  3  9U MARY  4  3CLASS ABHS  3  6MANDAN  5  4CLASS BGRAFTON  7SHILOH  14BISHOP RYAN 1SHILOH  11SOCCERHIGH SCHOOLGIRL'SWEST FARGO  4BHS  1
  • BHS clobbers St. Mary's in WDA baseball

    BHS clobbers St. Mary's in WDA baseball

    BHS         17    2St. Mary's  5  4
    BHS         17    2St. Mary's  5  4
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  • Traffic Signal Knocked Out

    Traffic Signal Knocked Out

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:50:21 GMT
    A traffic signal at the intersection of US Highway 83 and 46th Ave. NW (North 83 | 2 and 52 bypass intersection) has been struck by a vehicle and knocked down. As of 11:45 a.m., the signal is currently
    A traffic signal at the intersection of US Highway 83 and 46th Ave. NW (North 83 | 2 and 52 bypass intersection) has been struck by a vehicle and knocked down. As of 11:45 a.m., the signal is currently
  • MSU Football Coach Leaving - Going Back to Minnesota

    MSU Football Coach Leaving - Going Back to Minnesota

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:06:31 GMT
    The newly-hired football coach at Minot State University is announcing his future plans at a news conference this afternoon. Todd Hoffner was hired in January to take over as MSU's football coach. He
    The newly-hired football coach at Minot State University is headed back to Mankato.

    Todd Hoffner was hired in January to take over as MSU's football coach.

    He had been fired from his head coaching job at Minnesota State-Mankato last year, although the university gave no reason for his dismissal.
  • Two Injured in Highway Collision

    Two Injured in Highway Collision

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:06:36 GMT
    Emergency crews responded to a 2-vehicle accident that happened at 4:40 this afternoon about 15 miles south of Minot at the junction of highways 83 and 23. The North Dakota Highway patrol reports 42-year-old
    Emergency crews responded to a 2-vehicle accident that happened at 4:40 this afternoon about 15 miles south of Minot at the junction of highways 83 and 23. The North Dakota Highway patrol reports 42-year-old
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