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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>>

Dickinson Interim Bypass Opens Video included

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New temporary bypass open in Dickinson.

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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>>

Retired Man Spends His Time Caring for Shelter Dogs Video included

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The Central Dakota Humane Society in Mandan has around 50 dogs right now, and often times, they spend most of their day in their kennel or in a fenced off area.But one Bismarck man dedicates his time to keeping the dogs happy and healthy. 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>>

Woman Injured in Four Vehicle Accident on State Street in Bismarck Video included

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A four vehicle accident on State Street sends one woman to the hospital. More>>

Woman's Blog Helps Bis-Man Community Save Money Video included

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When it comes to buying things you want or need... there's nothing like finding a good deal. 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>>

Harvest Time Video included

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It's the end of August and much of this year's crop is still in the field.For farmers whose crop is ready...the push is on. More>>

Lord of Life Lutheran Church Vandalized

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Police say someone vandalized the Lord of Life Lutheran Church.They say sometime between Monday night and Tuesday morning, someone spray-painted the side of the church as well as a garage next to the church.The damages are about $500. More>>

Killdeer Neighborhood Concerned After Being Cut Off From Bus Route Video included

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A bus route in one school district out west is not starting out smoothly this school year. More>>

Mandan Finance Committee Presents Prelimnary 2015 Budget Video included

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The City of Mandan's Finance Committee presents its preliminary 2015 budget at tonight's Mandan Commission meeting. More>>

State Board of Higher Education Discusses 2015-2017 Budget Video included

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School is already in session for several North Dakota schools, but the state's Board of Higher Education is already planning for ahead for future school years. 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>>

St. Mary's Cemetery Vandalized Video included

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St. Mary's Cemetery in Bismarck was vandalized sometime last night, causing nearly $20,000 in total damage. More>>

Small businesses getting loan help Video included

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Small businesses are getting a big boost in financing. More>>

Man Charged for Offering to Trade Alcohol for Sex with Minor

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A 33-year-old man is behind bars after allegedly trying to trade alcohol for sex with a teenager. More>>

Man Charged With Corruption of a Minor

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A 24-year-old man is charged after allegedly having sex with a teenager. More>>

Update: Man Detained After Traffic Stop Standoff Along I-94 Ramp Video included

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A 39-year-old Moorhead, MN man is transported to a local hospital to be held for evaluation after an hour-long standoff with authorities along interstate. More>>

Embattled WSI Medical Director Resigns Video included

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The medical director at Workforce Safety and Insurance has resigned according to a WSI spokesperson. More>>

Bismarck AMVETS Vandalized

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Bismarck Police say someone has vandalized the AMVETS Club Post building. More>>

Bismarck Woman Reports Stolen Handgun

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A Bismarck woman tells police someone stole her gun from her home in the 600 block of North 22nd Street. More>>

North Dakota Businesses Feel the Effects of Low Unemployment Video included

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?The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its July unemployment numbers with North Dakota's jobless rate coming in at 2.7 percent. More>>

Heavy Rains Affect Roads in Bismarck Video included

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The wet conditions are wreaking havoc on roads in North Bismarck. 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>>

Bismarck State College Gets Ready to Celebrate 75 Years Video included

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Bismarck State College welcomes back its alumni as it gets ready to celebrate 75 years. 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>>

Beulah Residents Deal with Aftermath of Heavy Rains Video included

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A summer flash flood...that's one for the record books. More>>

NWS Hydrologist says Widespread Flash Flooding Very Rare Video included

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The National Weather Service says the torrential rains over the weekend were a once in a lifetime type of event. 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>>

Woman Charged for Manufacturing Meth Near Saxvik Elementary Video included

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A 23-year-old Bismarck woman is charged after police find what appeared to be a meth lab in her home near an elementary school. More>>

Bismarck Man Arrested for Fleeing from Police with Kids Video included

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A 41-year-old Bismarck man faces multiple charges after fleeing from police with his 2 kids. More>>

Mandan Man Who Drowned in Lakewood Marina Identified Video included

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Mandan Police have identified the man who drowned in Lakewood Marina on Saturday night as 23-year-old Blake Allen Johnson. More>>

New Crop Insurance Program to be Available for Producers Video included

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Crop insurance could be changing for farmers.  More>>

Man Who Died of Gunshot Wound in South Bismarck Identified Video included

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Bismarck Police have identified the 54-year-old man who died of a gunshot would in South Bismarck Saturday night. 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>>

Rural Fire Departments Train for Grain Bin Accidents Video included

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In the past few months, there have been 3 fatalities in North Dakota due to grain bin accidents. More>>

Mandan Man Dies After Jumping Into Lakewood Marina Video included

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A 23-year-old Mandan man has died after jumping into Lakewood Marina in the Missouri River. More>>

Couple's Home of 80 Years Ruined by Flood Video included

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An elderly couple finds themselves fighting for their lives after flood waters sweep through their neighborhood.\ More>>

Man Confirmed Dead Following Incident in South Bismarck Saturday Night Video included

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Bismarck police confirm one man is dead following an incident in south Bismarck Saturday night. 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>>

North Dakota Celebrates 125 Years Video included

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People from across the state came to the capitol grounds in Bismarck to celebrate our 125th anniversary of statehood. More>>

Bismarck Police Find Meth Lab Near Elementary School

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A 23-year-old Bismarck woman is behind bars after police find what appeared to be a meth lab in her home. More>>

Portland, ND Woman Hit and Killed While Riding Bike

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A Portland, North Dakota woman has died after being struck by a pickup truck while biking.Th More>>

Couple Rescued From Roof During Flood in Dunn County

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The Dunn County Sheriff's Department says an elderly couple had to be rescued from the roof of their home due to high water this morning. More>>

U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner Campaigns in North Dakota Video included

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John Boehner makes two stops in North Dakota to rally support for Congressman Kevin Cramer. More>>

Heavy Rain Causes Travel Alerts

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According to the Dunn County sheriff's department, they have received numerous reports of flooding. More>>

Trinity High School Prepares for the First Day of School Video included

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In ten days Dickinson Trinity students and teachers will return to their school that suffered major fire damage just five months ago. More>>

Shorter School Week in Dunseith Video included

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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. More>>

New MADC Leader Appointed

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The Minot Area Development Corporation has appointed a new leader. More>>

Final Interviews for Visit Minot Video included

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The search for Visit Minot's next Executive Director took a stop forward Friday afternoon. More>>

New Primate Center Set to Open Video included

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In two weeks the new primate center at the Dakota Zoo will open to the public, but some furry friends are already monkeying around in their new home. More>>

ND Secretary of State Candidate Video included

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North Dakota's Secretary of State, Al Jaeger, will have some new competition at the polls come November. More>>

Dancers Preparing for Camp

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The Minot High School Majettes Dance Team will be holding their annual Mini Majettes Dance Camp at the beginning of next month. More>>

Extended Hours for Sports Physicals Video included

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Athletes have an extra appointment on the back-to-school list: the annual sports physical. More>>

Bird Watchers Observe Seagulls

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A passion for bird watching takes birders on a journey to find the best spots for observation. More>>

Local Woman Takes The Ice Water Bucket Challenge For Her Mother Video included

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A Bismarck woman gets drenched with ice-cold water...Willingly.  A trend that started with a Boston College baseball player has quickly spread across the nation. More>>

Around Town 8-15 Video included

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One new store offers many of your everyday necessities, some even name brand, all at low prices. More>>

Supervalu announces data breach

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The grocery chain Supervalu may have suffered a data breach at stores. Hackers accessed payment card transactions. More>>

Bomb Squad Responds to Williston Airport Video included

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 The Williston airport closed down Thursday afternoon while authorities investigated a package found in the airport terminal.


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Landowners Concerned About Saltwater Spills Video included

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A saltwater spill is the worst kind of spill --- it takes by far the longest to reclaim the land. More>>

Bottineau School Bond Vote Fails

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Only 13 votes short of passing, Bottineau District officials are back to the drawing board after a second failed bond vote. More>>

Vollmer Completes Doctoral Program Video included

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Last week, Minot Public Schools superintendent Mark Vollmer did what the students he oversees look forward to -- he graduated. More>>

Business Beat 8-14-14 Video included

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You are looking at the new Enerbase Travel Plaza, just north of Minot on Highway 83. More>>

Back-to-School Clothes Donated Video included

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Over 80 pallets of gently used back to schools clothes are being donated to the children of Watford City. More>>

Local Barber Shop Burglarized Video included

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Police report a burglary at Soaps and Suds Laundry and Mug and Brush Barber Shop in south Bismarck. More>>

Voters to Decide on Higher Ed Board Measure Video included

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A group of legislators wants to change the way higher education is governed in North Dakota. More>>

DQ Miracle Treat Day Video included

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On a hot day, many of us scream for ice cream. But today you can enjoy a tasty treat while helping children in need. More>>

Downtown Design Team Wants Your Input Video included

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If you'd like to help design part of downtown Bismarck, you are in luck. More>>

Military Service Center Hosts Open House Video included

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It's an event that provides a one-stop-shop for military members, veterans, and their families. More>>

Bismarck Man Charged with Gross Sexual Imposition for Incident with Teen Video included

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A Bismarck man is charged with gross sexual imposition for fondling a teenage girl. More>>

Dickinson Police Continue Search for Two Runaway Girls

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Dickinson police and Stark County authorities continue to look for two runaway girls.16-year-old Taylor Swindle is 5'6" and 118 pounds.
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Around Town 3-21 Video included

It's now officially Spring..even though it might not feel like it quite yet. Steph Scheurer shows us a business aiming to get you ready for the golf season in this week's Around Town. Shank's Golf Shop More>>

Cobb's Bond Set at One Million Dollars Cash

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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 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>>

Sleepy Hollow Presents "Les Miserables"

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A Broadway musical and award-winning movie comes to life on-stage in Bismarck.


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County Applies For State Buyout Money

Ward County is putting in a request for 14.6 million dollars of state funds for buyouts of flooded property. Commissioners this morning received information on the request from Ryan Ackerman of Ackerman-Estvold More>>

FEMA Wants Ramstad Rebuilt in Current Location

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A plan to rebuild the flood-wrecked Ramstad Middle School on Minot's north hill is not winning support from FEMA. More>>

Canadian Water Releases Begin

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Significant water releases have begun from Rafferty and Alameda Reservoirs in Saskatchewan.
    The Saskatchewan Watershed Authority announced it began releases yesterday, in an effort to make space in the reservoir for potentially-high spring snow melt and runoff.
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  • 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.
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  • Of 163 arrests since shooting, 7 from Ferguson

    Of 163 arrests since shooting, 7 from Ferguson

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:46:52 GMT
    It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.
    Unrest in Ferguson since Michael Brown's death has resulted in 163 arrests in the area where protesters have gathered nightly, and although the majority of those arrested are Missourians just seven live in the St....
  • Irish peacemaker, ex-premier Reynolds dies at 81

    Irish peacemaker, ex-premier Reynolds dies at 81

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:34:18 GMT
    Albert Reynolds, the straight-talking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday after a long battle with...
    Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's...
  • Hamas admits kidnapping Israeli teens

    Hamas admits kidnapping Israeli teens

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:25:04 GMT
    A senior Hamas leader says the group was behind the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank in June - the first time anyone from the Islamic militant group has said it was behind an attack...
    A senior Hamas leader says the group was behind the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank in June - the first time anyone from the Islamic militant group has said it was behind an attack that...
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