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  • Tribes Host Oil-Gas Summit

    Tribes Host Oil-Gas Summit

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:06:47 GMT
    The busiest tribal land in the US for oil exploration sits in the heart of the Bakken formation.More than one thousand oil wells on the Fort Berthold Reservation are producing close to 200-thousand barrels of oil every day.And today, the Mandan-Hidatsa-Arikara Nations opened their annual Oil and Gas Summit at the Four Bears Events Center, spotlighting oil development and environmental stewardship.Following a traditional native song and colorful dance, Chairman Tex Hall opened the event by poi...
    The busiest tribal land in the US for oil exploration sits in the heart of the Bakken formation.More than one thousand oil wells on the Fort Berthold Reservation are producing close to 200-thousand barrels of oil every day.And today, the Mandan-Hidatsa-Arikara Nations opened their annual Oil and Gas Summit at the Four Bears Events Center, spotlighting oil development and environmental stewardship.Following a traditional native song and colorful dance, Chairman Tex Hall opened the event by poi...
  • Trucker in Deadly Accident Enters Pleas

    Trucker in Deadly Accident Enters Pleas

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:50:32 GMT
    A truck driver charged with three counts of negligent homicide has pleaded 'not guilty.'A fiery crash east of Stanley last June ended with three men dead.50-year-old Vernon Wright was driving a semi truck and trailer, crossing the westbound lane of Highway 2 during a time of low visibility due to fog.Wright stopped in the westbound lane after the first collision, blocking westbound traffic --- an act prosecution calls a 'gross deviation from acceptable standards of conduct.'Prosecution and de...
    A truck driver charged with three counts of negligent homicide has pleaded 'not guilty.'A fiery crash east of Stanley last June ended with three men dead.50-year-old Vernon Wright was driving a semi truck and trailer, crossing the westbound lane of Highway 2 during a time of low visibility due to fog.Wright stopped in the westbound lane after the first collision, blocking westbound traffic --- an act prosecution calls a 'gross deviation from acceptable standards of conduct.'Prosecution and de...
  • Legislators Discuss Higher Education

    Legislators Discuss Higher Education

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:46:48 GMT
    State spending on higher education in North Dakota continues to rise -- but still, with more state dollars flowing to the institutions, the bill being passed on to students continues to rise.Representative Mark Sanford is the chairman of the legislative Higher Education Funding Committee that met at Minot State today.The Grand Forks Republican says school tuition is always a concern for legislators...But he says the schools that may get the first look when it comes to reigning in tuition may ...
    State spending on higher education in North Dakota continues to rise -- but still, with more state dollars flowing to the institutions, the bill being passed on to students continues to rise.Representative Mark Sanford is the chairman of the legislative Higher Education Funding Committee that met at Minot State today.The Grand Forks Republican says school tuition is always a concern for legislators...But he says the schools that may get the first look when it comes to reigning in tuition may ...
  • Student Spotlight --- Belcourt

    Student Spotlight --- Belcourt

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:37:49 GMT
    She wants to become a nurse practitioner later in life. But right now, she's finishing up a career in school that has landed her at the top of her class in Belcourt.Let's meet Madison Keplin in tonight's Student Spotlight.(Madison Keplin, Turtle Mountain High School Senior) "I think we have a very nice group of staff , they're very helpful when you ask them for help they'll always stay after school if you need to make arrangements to stay after school, if they can't they'll get another staff ...
    She wants to become a nurse practitioner later in life. But right now, she's finishing up a career in school that has landed her at the top of her class in Belcourt.Let's meet Madison Keplin in tonight's Student Spotlight.(Madison Keplin, Turtle Mountain High School Senior) "I think we have a very nice group of staff , they're very helpful when you ask them for help they'll always stay after school if you need to make arrangements to stay after school, if they can't they'll get another staff ...
  • Man Drowns in Dickinson Area Lake, Children Rescued

    Man Drowns in Dickinson Area Lake, Children Rescued

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:26:20 GMT
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    A 42-year-old Wyoming drowned when his canoe capsized on Lake Patterson near Dickinson today.
    A 42-year-old Wyoming drowned when his canoe capsized on Lake Patterson near Dickinson today.
  • FAA Administrator Visits Williston

    FAA Administrator Visits Williston

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:52:06 GMT
    The airport was built in 2005 to handle about 8,000 passengers a year.Sloulin Field International Airport in Williston now handles more than that number in a single month - about 25,000 passengers have boarded in Williston this year to date.Federal Aviation Administrator Michael Huerta toured the facility today.Officials at the Williston airport are looking at expansion or relocation options in the near future.The airport currently hosts eight commercial flights a day with the possibility of ...
    The airport was built in 2005 to handle about 8,000 passengers a year.Sloulin Field International Airport in Williston now handles more than that number in a single month - about 25,000 passengers have boarded in Williston this year to date.Federal Aviation Administrator Michael Huerta toured the facility today.Officials at the Williston airport are looking at expansion or relocation options in the near future.The airport currently hosts eight commercial flights a day with the possibility of ...
  • Minot Airport Counting on Federal Funds

    Minot Airport Counting on Federal Funds

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:49:43 GMT
    A large part of the funds needed are now in place for the airport project in Minot that has recently broken ground.A new terminal about three times the size of the current one should be ready for passengers by late 2015.In fact, the terminal itself is funded with federal, state and city dollars in place to build the facility.But what about getting planes to it?Taxiway and apron funding is still in the works -- but airport manager Andy Solsvig is confident the Federal Aviation Administration w...
    A large part of the funds needed are now in place for the airport project in Minot that has recently broken ground.A new terminal about three times the size of the current one should be ready for passengers by late 2015.In fact, the terminal itself is funded with federal, state and city dollars in place to build the facility.But what about getting planes to it?Taxiway and apron funding is still in the works -- but airport manager Andy Solsvig is confident the Federal Aviation Administration w...
  • Residents Continue Rice Lake Battle

    Residents Continue Rice Lake Battle

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:42:52 GMT
    Just a few short years ago the people of Rice Lake began to have fears of the rising shoreline.Today, they are doing everything they can to keep their heads and homes above water.Neighbors are helping one another dike and sand bag endangered properties,while some are choosing to pick up and move.One man said his home was 90 feet from lake during 1998, now it's swallowed his deck.(Bruce Haskins, Home Owner) "It's been an on going battle for quite awhile now. Water's up a foot and a half or so ...
    Just a few short years ago the people of Rice Lake began to have fears of the rising shoreline.Today, they are doing everything they can to keep their heads and homes above water.Neighbors are helping one another dike and sand bag endangered properties,while some are choosing to pick up and move.One man said his home was 90 feet from lake during 1998, now it's swallowed his deck.(Bruce Haskins, Home Owner) "It's been an on going battle for quite awhile now. Water's up a foot and a half or so ...
  • Hepatitis-C Advocacy Group Visits Minot

    Hepatitis-C Advocacy Group Visits Minot

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:40:44 GMT
    The director of a group formed to push for medical reforms to end Hepatitis outbreaks met with family members and victims of the Minot Hepatitis-C outbreak today.Steve Langan came to Minot to offer support to people impacted by the second-largest outbreak of the disease in US history.He is with the group called HONOReform - which stands for Hepatitis Outbreaks National Organization for Reform.He brings an important message to those dealing with the potentially-deadly disease.(Steve Langan, HO...
    The director of a group formed to push for medical reforms to end Hepatitis outbreaks met with family members and victims of the Minot Hepatitis-C outbreak today.Steve Langan came to Minot to offer support to people impacted by the second-largest outbreak of the disease in US history.He is with the group called HONOReform - which stands for Hepatitis Outbreaks National Organization for Reform.He brings an important message to those dealing with the potentially-deadly disease.(Steve Langan, HO...
  • Residents Continue Rice Lake Battle

    Residents Continue Rice Lake Battle

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-04-22 02:45:24 GMT
    Just a few short years ago the people of Rice Lake began to have fears of the rising shoreline.Today, they are doing everything they can to keep their heads and homes above water.Neighbors are helping one another dike and sand bag endangered properties,while some are choosing to pick up and move.One man said his home was 90 feet from lake during 1998, now it's swallowed his deck.(Bruce Haskins, Home Owner) "It's been an on going battle for quite awhile now. Water's up a foot and a half or so ...
    Just a few short years ago the people of Rice Lake began to have fears of the rising shoreline.Today, they are doing everything they can to keep their heads and homes above water.Neighbors are helping one another dike and sand bag endangered properties,while some are choosing to pick up and move.One man said his home was 90 feet from lake during 1998, now it's swallowed his deck.(Bruce Haskins, Home Owner) "It's been an on going battle for quite awhile now. Water's up a foot and a half or so ...
  • Tioga Hospital Expansion

    Tioga Hospital Expansion

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-04-21 23:46:25 GMT
    It's a project that is long overdue...That's how Tioga Medical Center CEO Randall Peterson describes the work to expand that facility.With a price-tag of 8.2 million dollars, the center will take a step forward in patient care, and also become more doctor friendly.In today's Eye on Energy, Perry Olson shows us how the work will go a long way in helping treat a booming population.(Randall Peterson - Tioga Medical Center CEO) "Our town is growing and our service area is growing and that puts de...
    It's a project that is long overdue...That's how Tioga Medical Center CEO Randall Peterson describes the work to expand that facility.With a price-tag of 8.2 million dollars, the center will take a step forward in patient care, and also become more doctor friendly.In today's Eye on Energy, Perry Olson shows us how the work will go a long way in helping treat a booming population.(Randall Peterson - Tioga Medical Center CEO) "Our town is growing and our service area is growing and that puts de...
  • Student Spotlight --- L&C Berthold

    Student Spotlight --- L&C Berthold

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-04-21 23:43:16 GMT
    There are co-valedictorians at Berthold this year.So let's meet them both in tonight's Student Spotlight.Here are Bethany Limke and Taylor Kunz.(Taylor Kunz, Lewis Clark-Berthold Senior) "My parents really encouraged me to do well and I haven't really - well I play sports but sports aren't really my big thing. I'm good at athletics so it's kind of a self-motivated thing. "(Bethany Limke, Lewis Clark-Berthold Senior) "My parents always told me how important school was an had me work hard and...
    There are co-valedictorians at Berthold this year.So let's meet them both in tonight's Student Spotlight.Here are Bethany Limke and Taylor Kunz.(Taylor Kunz, Lewis Clark-Berthold Senior) "My parents really encouraged me to do well and I haven't really - well I play sports but sports aren't really my big thing. I'm good at athletics so it's kind of a self-motivated thing. "(Bethany Limke, Lewis Clark-Berthold Senior) "My parents always told me how important school was an had me work hard and...
  • Pushing for Hepatitis-C Outbreak Answers

    Pushing for Hepatitis-C Outbreak Answers

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:29:23 GMT
    The director of a group formed to push for medical reforms to end Hepatitis outbreaks is meeting with family members and victims of the Minot Hepatitis-C outbreak today.
    The director of a group formed to push for medical reforms to end Hepatitis outbreaks is meeting with family members and victims of the Minot Hepatitis-C outbreak today.
  • MAFB Airman Dies in Montana

    MAFB Airman Dies in Montana

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:13:16 GMT
    A Minot Air Force Base Airman died at approximately 11 a.m., April 19, near Miles City, Mont., shortly after local emergency personnel responded.
    A Minot Air Force Base Airman died at approximately 11 a.m., April 19, near Miles City, Mont., shortly after local emergency personnel responded.
  • Legislative Leader Pushes Higher Ed Change

    Legislative Leader Pushes Higher Ed Change

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:10:49 GMT
    It's a big business and it needs a new direction. That's how North Dakota State House Majority Leader Al Carlson describes higher education in the state. Carlson was a guest of the Minot Area Chamber
    It's a big business and it needs a new direction. That's how North Dakota State House Majority Leader Al Carlson describes higher education in the state. Carlson was a guest of the Minot Area Chamber
  • Fatal Accident

    Fatal Accident

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:09:19 GMT
    An 84-year-old man from Stanley died in the crash of his mini-van with a semi truck last night. The Highway Patrol reports the man was driving south of Highway 8 on the north edge of Stanley when he slammed
    An 84-year-old man from Stanley died in the crash of his mini-van with a semi truck last night. The Highway Patrol reports the man was driving south of Highway 8 on the north edge of Stanley when he slammed
  • Powers Lake Raising Funds for Expansion

    Powers Lake Raising Funds for Expansion

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:06:13 GMT
    Back in October the people of Powers Lake passed a bond issue that would allow for high school expansion, and get elementary children out of portable classrooms. After receiving bids for the project the
    Back in October the people of Powers Lake passed a bond issue that would allow for high school expansion, and get elementary children out of portable classrooms. After receiving bids for the project the
  • ND Wins Legal Ruling

    ND Wins Legal Ruling

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:02 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:02:06 GMT
    A US district judge has ruled in favor of North Dakota in a lawsuit against a new Minnesota law. Judge Susan Richard Nelson's ruling said the Minnesota law passed in 2007 effectively blocks North Dakota
    A US district judge has ruled in favor of North Dakota in a lawsuit against a new Minnesota law. Judge Susan Richard Nelson's ruling said the Minnesota law passed in 2007 effectively blocks North Dakota
  • Concern Over Horse Virus

    Concern Over Horse Virus

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:58:38 GMT
    For North Dakota ranchers keeping a healthy herd is vital, which is why there is so much concern over a life threatening herpes virus in horses. It's name-- Equine Herpes virus 1. The virus is transferred
    For North Dakota ranchers keeping a healthy herd is vital, which is why there is so much concern over a life threatening herpes virus in horses. It's name-- Equine Herpes virus 1. The virus is transferred
  • Givebones Donating to Animal Shelter

    Givebones Donating to Animal Shelter

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:54:17 GMT
    A national charitable dog collar company called Givebones has selected Souris Valley Animal Shelter as its official charity for the month of April. Founder of Givebones, Tricia Bjornson Andrews, calls
    A national charitable dog collar company called Givebones has selected Souris Valley Animal Shelter as its official charity for the month of April. Founder of Givebones, Tricia Bjornson Andrews, calls
  • Student Spotlight --- Towner

    Student Spotlight --- Towner

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:37:13 GMT
    Time for tonight's Student Spotlight - where we get to know the top high school seniors in the region. This time we're in Towner to meet TGU-Towner's Mattie Schmitt. (Mattie Schmitt, TGU-Towner Senior)
    Time for tonight's Student Spotlight - where we get to know the top high school seniors in the region. This time we're in Towner to meet TGU-Towner's Mattie Schmitt. (Mattie Schmitt, TGU-Towner Senior)
  • Arrest Leads to Assault on Officer

    Arrest Leads to Assault on Officer

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:31:02 GMT
    Two men were arrested after allegedly fighting with police officers trying to escort them off the premises of a local bar. Police say 24-year-old Luke Walton was being led away from Sports on Tap early
    Two men were arrested after allegedly fighting with police officers trying to escort them off the premises of a local bar. Police say 24-year-old Luke Walton was being led away from Sports on Tap early
  • Zombie Homes Petition

    Zombie Homes Petition

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:52:39 GMT
    If you see a woman wearing a teal wind breaker walking up and down the streets of Minot, she's not just getting some exercise, she is trying to save the city. With her she carries a petition, asking
    If you see a woman wearing a teal wind breaker walking up and down the streets of Minot, she's not just getting some exercise, she is trying to save the city. With her she carries a petition, asking
  • Ducks Unlimited

    Ducks Unlimited

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:39:50 GMT
    North Dakota is home to many ducks, and the folks at Ducks Unlimited hope to keep it that way. The Souris River Valley group raised over 100 thousand dollars last year ranking them as the 45th most active
    North Dakota is home to many ducks, and the folks at Ducks Unlimited hope to keep it that way. The Souris River Valley group raised over 100 thousand dollars last year ranking them as the 45th most active
  • Visit Minot Celebrates Good Year

    Visit Minot Celebrates Good Year

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:27 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:27:27 GMT
    The 36th inaugural Visit Minot Meeting welcomed entrepreneurs from all over the area today. Director Wendy Howe and her team also welcomed a special key note speaker. A self made success, Lee Silber
    The 36th inaugural Visit Minot Meeting welcomed entrepreneurs from all over the area today. Director Wendy Howe and her team also welcomed a special key note speaker. A self made success, Lee Silber
  • Life Saving Devices Throughout Williston

    Life Saving Devices Throughout Williston

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:48:17 GMT
    Sudden cardiac emergencies can happen to anyone, anywhere. Having Automated External Defibrillator resources - or AEDs - available to the public can save lives. Mercy Medical Center received a grant
    Sudden cardiac emergencies can happen to anyone, anywhere. Having Automated External Defibrillator resources - or AEDs - available to the public can save lives. Mercy Medical Center received a grant
  • Business Beat 4-17-14

    Business Beat 4-17-14

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:43:27 GMT
    A longtime business that called Town and Country Center home from years has changed its ownership...and name recently. 2014 started with Gary's Hairstylists being known as Les Beaux. Ownership remains
    A longtime business that called Town and Country Center home from years has changed its ownership...and name recently. 2014 started with Gary's Hairstylists being known as Les Beaux. Ownership remains
  • Student Spotlight --- Surrey

    Student Spotlight --- Surrey

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:39:24 GMT
    She's hoping for a career helping others in nursing or social work. Let's go to Surrey to meet Elayne Deibert in tonight's Student Spotlight. (Elayne Deibert, Surrey Senior) "It's always been important
    She's hoping for a career helping others in nursing or social work. Let's go to Surrey to meet Elayne Deibert in tonight's Student Spotlight. (Elayne Deibert, Surrey Senior) "It's always been important
  • MHS Boys Golf Team Preparing for Season Opener

    MHS Boys Golf Team Preparing for Season Opener

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-04-17 04:01:35 GMT
    The Minot High boys golf team is looking to pick up right where it left off last season. 21 players are out for this years team that returns 4 of its top 6 golfers after finishing 4th last year in the
    The Minot High boys golf team is looking to pick up right where it left off last season. 21 players are out for this years team that returns 4 of its top 6 golfers after finishing 4th last year in the
  • Student Spotlight --- Dunseith

    Student Spotlight --- Dunseith

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:48:49 GMT
    Finally tonight, Student Spotlight - where we focus on a top graduate from a local high school. This time, we're in Dunseith where Molly Allery is at the top of her class. (Molly Allery, Dunseith Senior)
    Finally tonight, Student Spotlight - where we focus on a top graduate from a local high school. This time, we're in Dunseith where Molly Allery is at the top of her class. (Molly Allery, Dunseith Senior)
  • Moldy Homes Reopening?

    Moldy Homes Reopening?

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:55:38 GMT
    Nearly three years after the flood of the Mouse River, some Minot homes are just now being cleaned up and rebuilt. But some homeowners say the flooded homes that had been untouched until now - what some
    Nearly three years after the flood of the Mouse River, some Minot homes are just now being cleaned up and rebuilt. But some homeowners say the flooded homes that had been untouched until now - what some
  • Man With Gun Arrested at Courthouse

    Man With Gun Arrested at Courthouse

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:53:57 GMT
    A man carrying a loaded gun was arrested outside the Williams County Courthouse Tuesday. Authorities say Ronald Gibbons was carrying a concealed, loaded pistol and meth paraphernalia when he was arrested. Gibbons
    A man carrying a loaded gun was arrested outside the Williams County Courthouse Tuesday. Authorities say Ronald Gibbons was carrying a concealed, loaded pistol and meth paraphernalia when he was arrested. Gibbons
  • Border Patrol Makes Arrests in Minot

    Border Patrol Makes Arrests in Minot

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:53:11 GMT
    Six people were arrested in Minot last week by the U.S. Border Patrol. Kris Grogan of the Border Patrol Public Affairs Office said the arrests were made as a result of "encounters near several local establishments,"
    Six people were arrested in Minot last week by the U.S. Border Patrol. Kris Grogan of the Border Patrol Public Affairs Office said the arrests were made as a result of "encounters near several local establishments,"
  • Williston: Reworking Zoning Ordinances

    Williston: Reworking Zoning Ordinances

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:50:51 GMT
    As needs evolve in Western North Dakota, Williston officials are taking steps to be sure zoning ordinances apply to the current needs of the city. Principal Planner Donald Kress says it's rare for a city
    As needs evolve in Western North Dakota, Williston officials are taking steps to be sure zoning ordinances apply to the current needs of the city. Principal Planner Donald Kress says it's rare for a city
  • State Fair Concert Series

    State Fair Concert Series

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:48:02 GMT
    On days like today it doesn't feel like we will ever make it to summer. And while the city of Minot deals with another freshly fallen blanket of snow ticket sales are booming for the North Dakota State
    On days like today it doesn't feel like we will ever make it to summer. And while the city of Minot deals with another freshly fallen blanket of snow ticket sales are booming for the North Dakota State
  • Three Apply for Judgeship Opening

    Three Apply for Judgeship Opening

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:46:00 GMT
    Three Minot attorneys have applied to become a judge in the Northwest Judicial District. Judge William McLees is stepping down this summer, leaving an opening. Lawyers Kelly Dillon, Stacy Louser, and
    Three Minot attorneys have applied to become a judge in the Northwest Judicial District. Judge William McLees is stepping down this summer, leaving an opening. Lawyers Kelly Dillon, Stacy Louser, and
  • 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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  • Company Disputes State-Ordered Shutdown

    Company Disputes State-Ordered Shutdown

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:12:51 GMT
    Officials from a company ordered by the State Health Department to cease operations say no safety or health risks were ever posed to their workers.

    Dyad Environmental of Killdeer works with naturally-occurring radioactive waste.Inspections by the health department this month revealed numerous violations of Dyad's Radioactive Material License.
    Officials from a company ordered by the State Health Department to cease operations say no safety or health risks were ever posed to their workers.

    Dyad Environmental of Killdeer works with naturally-occurring radioactive waste.Inspections by the health department this month revealed numerous violations of Dyad's Radioactive Material License.

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  • Sander's Attorney Requests Different Judge

    Sander's Attorney Requests Different Judge

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:43:12 GMT
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    The attorney for the man charged with arson in the Trinity High School fire has asked for a new judge in the trial.
    The attorney for the man charged with arson in the Trinity High School fire has asked for a new judge in the trial.
  • Mandan Man Starts Himself on Fire in Dickinson

    Mandan Man Starts Himself on Fire in Dickinson

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:09:29 GMT
    A 33-year-old Mandan man accidentally starts himself on fire after a bizarre incident near a Dickinson gas station.
    A 33-year-old Mandan man accidentally starts himself on fire after a bizarre incident near a Dickinson gas station.
  • Trucker in Deadly Accident Enters Pleas

    Trucker in Deadly Accident Enters Pleas

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:50:32 GMT
    A truck driver charged with three counts of negligent homicide has pleaded 'not guilty.'A fiery crash east of Stanley last June ended with three men dead.50-year-old Vernon Wright was driving a semi truck and trailer, crossing the westbound lane of Highway 2 during a time of low visibility due to fog.Wright stopped in the westbound lane after the first collision, blocking westbound traffic --- an act prosecution calls a 'gross deviation from acceptable standards of conduct.'Prosecution and de...
    A truck driver charged with three counts of negligent homicide has pleaded 'not guilty.'A fiery crash east of Stanley last June ended with three men dead.50-year-old Vernon Wright was driving a semi truck and trailer, crossing the westbound lane of Highway 2 during a time of low visibility due to fog.Wright stopped in the westbound lane after the first collision, blocking westbound traffic --- an act prosecution calls a 'gross deviation from acceptable standards of conduct.'Prosecution and de...
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  • Obama opens Japan trip at famous sushi restaurant

    Obama opens Japan trip at famous sushi restaurant

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:05:22 GMT
    President Barack Obama is opening a four-country visit to the Asia-Pacific region in Japan, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine is looming.
    President Barack Obama on Wednesday opened a four-country Asia tour aimed at reassuring allies in the region that the U.S. remains a committed economic, military and political partner that can serve as a counterweight to...
  • Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

    Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:34:25 GMT
    To hear party operatives describe the fight for the Senate, it's the boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian.
    To hear party operatives describe the fight for the Senate, it's the boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian.
  • Justin Bieber apologizes for Japan war shrine trip

    Justin Bieber apologizes for Japan war shrine trip

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:14:50 GMT
    Justin Bieber has apologized to those he offended by visiting Japan's Yasukuni war shrine this week, saying he was misled to see it as only a place of prayer.
    Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting a Japanese war shrine, saying he thought it was a beautiful site and only a place of prayer.
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