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  • State Officials Attend Railroad Safety Sessions

    State Officials Attend Railroad Safety Sessions

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:58:24 GMT
    Fire departments in the Minot area came together today to learn about hazmat situations on the railroads. The training sessions are going on over three days.
    Fire departments in the Minot area came together today to learn about hazmat situations on the railroads. The training sessions are going on over three days.
  • State Fair Gets in Touch with Agricultural Roots

    State Fair Gets in Touch with Agricultural Roots

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:57:28 GMT
    In its 49th year, the North Dakota State Fair owes its success to its agricultural roots.
    In its 49th year, the North Dakota State Fair owes its success to its agricultural roots.
  • Flipping Out at the ND State Fair

    Flipping Out at the ND State Fair

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:57:07 GMT
    From fried food, to carnival rides and agricultural exhibits, you can find just about anything at the 49th annual North Dakota State Fair. That includes extreme pogo stunts.
    From fried food, to carnival rides and agricultural exhibits, you can find just about anything at the 49th annual North Dakota State Fair. That includes extreme pogo stunts.
  • State Fair Hosts Military Appreciation Picnic

    State Fair Hosts Military Appreciation Picnic

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:53:11 GMT
    Members of the military work hard everyday to protect our country and the North Dakota State Fair has devoted a day to their services.
    Members of the military work hard everyday to protect our country and the North Dakota State Fair has devoted a day to their services.
  • New Program Pushes Native American Studies

    New Program Pushes Native American Studies

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:50:15 GMT
    North Dakota's Superintendent is working to implement a new education program for North Dakota schools called Indian Education for All.
    North Dakota's Superintendent is working to implement a new education program for North Dakota schools called Indian Education for All.
  • Department of Health Monitors Williston's Air

    Department of Health Monitors Williston's Air

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:59:05 GMT
    The North Dakota Department of Health says their main concern for Williston residents is smoke inhalation after the explosion early this morning.
    The North Dakota Department of Health says their main concern for Williston residents is smoke inhalation after the explosion early this morning.
  • EPA and the Guard Conducts Air Quality Testing

    EPA and the Guard Conducts Air Quality Testing

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:33:44 GMT
    Investigators don't know how long the fire from today's explosion will take to burn itself out, and crews continue to monitor Williston's air quality.
    Investigators don't know how long the fire from today's explosion will take to burn itself out, and crews continue to monitor Williston's air quality.
  • Police Report Highway 83 Accident

    Police Report Highway 83 Accident

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:35:47 GMT
    Two vehicles were involved in a crash just after 11:00 a.m. at the bypass on Highway 83. 
    Two vehicles were involved in a crash just after 11:00 a.m. at the bypass on Highway 83. 
  • Explosion Destroys Williston Business

    Explosion Destroys Williston Business

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:19:26 GMT
    An update on the explosion at Red River Supply in Williston.
    An update on the explosion at Red River Supply in Williston.
  • Capitol Hosts Indian Education Summit

    Capitol Hosts Indian Education Summit

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:53:26 GMT
    The first Indian Education Summit for North Dakota was held at the capitol today. Educators from across the state were invited to come and share ideas as well as learn ways to help keep native children in school.
    The first Indian Education Summit for North Dakota was held at the capitol today. Educators from across the state were invited to come and share ideas as well as learn ways to help keep native children in school.
  • Sinner Presses for New Legislation

    Sinner Presses for New Legislation

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:18:50 GMT
    Sinner says if elected, he wants to pass Legislation to ensure Congress does not get paid unless they are doing their job.
    Sinner says if elected, he wants to pass Legislation to ensure Congress does not get paid unless they are doing their job.
  • Williston Residents React to Explosion

    Williston Residents React to Explosion

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:16 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:16:38 GMT
    The flames and the blast demanded the attention of Williston residents. Many went to the site to see what was going on.
    The flames and the blast demanded the attention of Williston residents. Many went to the site to see what was going on.
  • Authorities Find Missing Wyoming Man

    Authorities Find Missing Wyoming Man

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:49:00 GMT
    An update on a man reported missing yesterday in Dunn County.
    An update on a man reported missing yesterday in Dunn County.
  • Pilot Logistics Refuses to Pay Fine

    Pilot Logistics Refuses to Pay Fine

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:38:23 GMT
    Two weeks ago, the Williams County Commission met with Pilot Logistics to discuss the details on a pending fine.
    Two weeks ago, the Williams County Commission met with Pilot Logistics to discuss the details on a pending fine.
  • ND Indian Reservations Getting Federal Funding

    ND Indian Reservations Getting Federal Funding

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:55:45 GMT
    More than $175,000 in federal funding are headed to the Coalition of Indian Housing Authorities in North Dakota.
    More than $175,000 in federal funding are headed to the Coalition of Indian Housing Authorities in North Dakota.
  • Fairgoers Compete in Instagram Game

    Fairgoers Compete in Instagram Game

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:53:56 GMT
    There’s one game at the fair that you don’t have to buy tickets to play. It’s the Instagram contest.
    There’s one game at the fair that you don’t have to buy tickets to play. It’s the Instagram contest.
  • Main Street Minute: Fur Trading at the State Fair

    Main Street Minute: Fur Trading at the State Fair

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:52:05 GMT
    No visit to the North Dakota State Fair would be complete without a stop at the Fur Traders Rendezvous.
    No visit to the North Dakota State Fair would be complete without a stop at the Fur Traders Rendezvous.
  • Construction Begins on New Watford City High School

    Construction Begins on New Watford City High School

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:55:11 GMT
    The McKenzie County School District broke ground today for a new high school.
    The McKenzie County School District broke ground today for a new high school.
  • Stay Cool at the State Fair

    Stay Cool at the State Fair

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:43:58 GMT
     The North Dakota State Fair has a system in place to help visitors cool down. Minot Community Ambulance has a cool-down station that is open all day.
     The North Dakota State Fair has a system in place to help visitors cool down. Minot Community Ambulance has a cool-down station that is open all day.
  • Department of Health Identifies Another Hep C Case

    Department of Health Identifies Another Hep C Case

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:37:13 GMT
    The 47th case of hepatitis C has been identified in Minot.
    The 47th case of hepatitis C has been identified in Minot.
  • Working Women Search for Williston Employment

    Working Women Search for Williston Employment

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:40:15 GMT
    While it's no secret unemployment is scarce in the city of Williston, a new demographic has been taking advantage of the employment opportunities offered from the oil boom.
    While it's no secret unemployment is scarce in the city of Williston, a new demographic has been taking advantage of the employment opportunities offered from the oil boom.
  • Crews Battle House Fire Near Island Road

    Crews Battle House Fire Near Island Road

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:07:42 GMT
    Bismarck and Mandan Rural Fire Departments were dispatched to a large house fire near the Island Road Area earlier this afternoon. 
    Bismarck and Mandan Rural Fire Departments were dispatched to a large house fire near the Island Road Area earlier this afternoon. 
  • Police Arrest Minot Man for Meth

    Police Arrest Minot Man for Meth

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:04:51 GMT
    A Minot man was arrested for possession on meth late last night.
    A Minot man was arrested for possession on meth late last night.
  • Highway Patrol Reports Fatal Accident Near Towner

    Highway Patrol Reports Fatal Accident Near Towner

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:28:19 GMT
    A 35-year-old man is dead after he lost control of his vehicle early Sunday morning.
    A 35-year-old man is dead after he lost control of his vehicle early Sunday morning.
  • Police Investigate Bar Fight

    Police Investigate Bar Fight

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:18 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:18:07 GMT
    Police ask the public for assistance in providing information regarding a bar fight in Minot this weekend.
    Police ask the public for assistance in providing information regarding a bar fight in Minot this weekend.
  • Off the Beaten Path: Mini Mount Rushmore

    Off the Beaten Path: Mini Mount Rushmore

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:56:12 GMT

    A couple of high profile presidential statues have appeared in oil country. One is connected to a business, the other is a mystery.


    A couple of high profile presidential statues have appeared in oil country. One is connected to a business, the other is a mystery.

  • Crews Battle Flames at Mobile Home Near Burlington

    Crews Battle Flames at Mobile Home Near Burlington

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:46:57 GMT
    A mobile home near Burlington was destroyed in a late-morning fire, but nobody was hurt.
    A mobile home near Burlington was destroyed in a late-morning fire, but nobody was hurt.
  • Judge Sentences Man for Sex Abuse Charges

    Judge Sentences Man for Sex Abuse Charges

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:28:53 GMT
    A man from the Fort Berthold Reservation was sentenced in federal prison Wednesday on sexual abuse charges.
    A man from the Fort Berthold Reservation was sentenced in federal prison Wednesday on sexual abuse charges.
  • New Pipeline Approved by PSC

    New Pipeline Approved by PSC

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:00:27 GMT
    The Public service commission has approved a pipeline that will supply crude to an oil hub and a refinery in Dickinson.
    The Public service commission has approved a pipeline that will supply crude to an oil hub and a refinery in Dickinson.
  • State Fair Hosts Horse Pull

    State Fair Hosts Horse Pull

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:22:57 GMT
    Horse owners from across North America came to the All Seasons Arena on day three of the North Dakota State Fair for this year's horse pull.
    Horse owners from across North America came to the All Seasons Arena on day three of the North Dakota State Fair for this year's horse pull.
  • Police Looking for the Driver of a GMC Pickup

    Police Looking for the Driver of a GMC Pickup

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:19 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:19:39 GMT
    Police are looking for the driver of a 2007 GMC pickup.
    Police are looking for the driver of a 2007 GMC pickup.
  • Stay Safe Around Water

    Stay Safe Around Water

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-07-20 03:44:07 GMT
    Earlier this week we told you about drowning prevention and how most of the incidents we've seen here in North Dakota could have been avoided if the victim knew how to swim better, or if someone there knew how to help.
    Earlier this week we told you about drowning prevention and how most of the incidents we've seen here in North Dakota could have been avoided if the victim knew how to swim better, or if someone there knew how to help.
  • State Fair Parade Rolls Through Minot

    State Fair Parade Rolls Through Minot

    Saturday, July 19 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-07-19 23:51:51 GMT
    The North Dakota State Fair may have started Friday, but the fun kicked off Saturday with the annual State Fair Parade. 
    The North Dakota State Fair may have started Friday, but the fun kicked off Saturday with the annual State Fair Parade. 
  • Staab Named as City Manager

    Staab Named as City Manager

    Saturday, July 19 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-07-19 04:06:11 GMT
    The Minot City Council has officially approved Lee Staab as the new City Manager.
    The Minot City Council has officially approved Lee Staab as the new City Manager.
  • Dogs Take to the Air for Frisbees at the Fair

    Dogs Take to the Air for Frisbees at the Fair

    Saturday, July 19 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-07-19 04:04:50 GMT
    If you didn't manage to get grandstand tickets before they sold out, there is still plenty of free entertainment at the North Dakota State Fair.
    If you didn't manage to get grandstand tickets before they sold out, there is still plenty of free entertainment at the North Dakota State Fair.
  • Hoeven Pushes to Ease Rail Backlog

    Hoeven Pushes to Ease Rail Backlog

    Saturday, July 19 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-07-19 04:02:53 GMT
    Senator John Hoeven is pushing for rail officials to relieve the current backlog of rail traffic that ships agriculture products before this fall's harvest.
    Senator John Hoeven is pushing for rail officials to relieve the current backlog of rail traffic that ships agriculture products before this fall's harvest.
  • City Council Approves Flood Emergency Declaration

    City Council Approves Flood Emergency Declaration

    Saturday, July 19 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-07-19 04:01:46 GMT
    Minot's City Council has approved a Flood Emergency Declaration today during a special meeting.
    Minot's City Council has approved a Flood Emergency Declaration today during a special meeting.
  • Vendors Compete in Food Frenzy

    Vendors Compete in Food Frenzy

    Saturday, July 19 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-07-19 04:00:38 GMT
    12 vendors competed in the 2014 North Dakota State Fair Food Frenzy competition.
    12 vendors competed in the 2014 North Dakota State Fair Food Frenzy competition.
  • Keeping Up with the Crime

    Keeping Up with the Crime

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:33:28 GMT
    The population explosion in Dunn County has law enforcement stretched thin even with an increase in deputies. The sheriff's department currently has 13 deputies and is looking for two more.
    The population explosion in Dunn County has law enforcement stretched thin even with an increase in deputies. The sheriff's department currently has 13 deputies and is looking for two more.
  • Don't Buy It Until We Try It: Universal K Cups

    Don't Buy It Until We Try It: Universal K Cups

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:04:00 GMT
    In this week's Don't Buy It, Till We Try It, TaTiana Cash tests out the efficiency of the Universal K Cup.
    In this week's Don't Buy It, Till We Try It, TaTiana Cash tests out the efficiency of the Universal K Cup.
  • OSHA Looks to Lower Work Fatality Numbers

    OSHA Looks to Lower Work Fatality Numbers

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:50:17 GMT
    Almost half of the work related fatalities in North Dakota were from the oil and gas industry. OSHA is trying to reduce those numbers and is implementing the focus enforcement initiative throughout the state.
    Almost half of the work related fatalities in North Dakota were from the oil and gas industry. OSHA is trying to reduce those numbers and is implementing the focus enforcement initiative throughout the state.
  • ManorCare Responds to Trinity's Statement

    ManorCare Responds to Trinity's Statement

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:56 PM EDT2014-07-18 20:56:02 GMT
    Trinity Health in Minot responded to a lawsuit filed by a care facility that was home to a major hepatitis C outbreak saying it was not responsible, but ManorCare stands by their convictions.
    Trinity Health in Minot responded to a lawsuit filed by a care facility that was home to a major hepatitis C outbreak saying it was not responsible, but ManorCare stands by their convictions.
  • Hoeven Hopes to Diminish Rail Delays

    Hoeven Hopes to Diminish Rail Delays

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-07-18 20:50:31 GMT
    Sen. John Hoeven is pushing for rail officials to relieve the current backlog of rail traffic that ships agriculture products before this fall's harvest.
    Sen. John Hoeven is pushing for rail officials to relieve the current backlog of rail traffic that ships agriculture products before this fall's harvest.
  • Website Shows Legislative History

    Website Shows Legislative History

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-07-18 20:04:24 GMT
    Members of the Legislative Council spent the last six months putting together a website that details the history of the Legislative Assembly.
    Members of the Legislative Council spent the last six months putting together a website that details the history of the Legislative Assembly.
  • Dunn County State's Attorney Steps Down

    Dunn County State's Attorney Steps Down

    Friday, July 18 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-07-18 19:44:26 GMT
    The Dunn County state's attorney is retiring and that's going to put even more pressure on the present assistant state's attorney.
    The Dunn County state's attorney is retiring and that's going to put even more pressure on the present assistant state's attorney.
  • City Council Approves Downtown Plans

    City Council Approves Downtown Plans

    Friday, July 18 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-07-18 19:33:43 GMT
    Last week, Minot's City Council approved the plans and specs for the project, aimed at improving infrastructure in the downtown area.
    Last week, Minot's City Council approved the plans and specs for the project, aimed at improving infrastructure in the downtown area.
  • Fargo's Microsoft Branch Doesn't Expect Lay Offs

    Fargo's Microsoft Branch Doesn't Expect Lay Offs

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-18 15:00:32 GMT
    It could be a sign that Microsoft is falling behind the times. The software giant has announced it will cut 18,000 jobs within the next year.
    It could be a sign that Microsoft is falling behind the times. The software giant has announced it will cut 18,000 jobs within the next year.
  • Dunn County Authorities Investigate Stolen Oil Incident

    Dunn County Authorities Investigate Stolen Oil Incident

    Friday, July 18 2014 9:42 AM EDT2014-07-18 13:42:48 GMT
    Seven-hundred barrels of oil was recently stolen from a well sites. At more than $100 a barrel that makes this theft total over $70,000. The Dunn County Sheriff's Office is pursuing all leads, but no one was present at the time of the theft.
    Seven-hundred barrels of oil was recently stolen from a well sites. At more than $100 a barrel that makes this theft total over $70,000. The Dunn County Sheriff's Office is pursuing all leads, but no one was present at the time of the theft.
  • More Approval Needed for Revitalization Project

    More Approval Needed for Revitalization Project

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:58:31 GMT
    Minot's City Council approved the plans and specs for the project last week, but there are still more approvals needed before the city can put bids out for the project.
    Minot's City Council approved the plans and specs for the project last week, but there are still more approvals needed before the city can put bids out for the project.
  • 2nd Ave. SW in Minot Closed

    2nd Ave. SW in Minot Closed

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:57:26 GMT
     2nd Ave. SW is closed from the driveway to the Minot Police Department east to 4th St. SW.
     2nd Ave. SW is closed from the driveway to the Minot Police Department east to 4th St. SW.
  • North Dakota is 2nd Least Scariest State

    North Dakota is 2nd Least Scariest State

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:57:04 GMT
    Estately has published a study of the scariest states, and North Dakota came in 49th place, just ahead of South Dakota.
    Estately has published a study of the scariest states, and North Dakota came in 49th place, just ahead of South Dakota.
  • Tioga Woman Survives Crash

    Tioga Woman Survives Crash

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:53:44 GMT
    A Tioga woman survived a crash involving a semi in Burlington yesterday.
    A Tioga woman survived a crash involving a semi in Burlington yesterday.
  • Trinity Health Denies Responsibility for Outbreak

    Trinity Health Denies Responsibility for Outbreak

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-07-18 00:07:34 GMT
    Trinity Health says it's not responsible for the hepatitis C outbreak at a Minot nursing home.
    Trinity Health says it's not responsible for the hepatitis C outbreak at a Minot nursing home.
  • State Fair Crew Prepares for Opening Day

    State Fair Crew Prepares for Opening Day

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-07-18 00:07:10 GMT
    The North Dakota State Fair kicks off tomorrow.
    The North Dakota State Fair kicks off tomorrow.
  • State Treasurer Transfers Money to Legacy Fund

    State Treasurer Transfers Money to Legacy Fund

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:43:27 GMT
    The state legacy fund has hit another record. State Treasurer Kelly Schmidt transferred $112 million into the account today.
    The state legacy fund has hit another record. State Treasurer Kelly Schmidt transferred $112 million into the account today.
  • Police Find Missing Killdeer Woman

    Police Find Missing Killdeer Woman

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:12:14 GMT
    The missing woman from Killdeer has been found.
    The missing woman from Killdeer has been found.
  • Basin Electric Joins Transmission Organization

    Basin Electric Joins Transmission Organization

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:58:18 GMT
    Basin Electric's board of directors approved the energy co-op to join a regional transmission organization called SouthWest Power Pool.
    Basin Electric's board of directors approved the energy co-op to join a regional transmission organization called SouthWest Power Pool.
  • Jury Finds Man Guilty of Murder

    Jury Finds Man Guilty of Murder

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:49:45 GMT
    Prosecutors say Jonathon Horvath shot and killed Derrick Spiegel after an argument outside a strip club in Williston in March of last year.
    Prosecutors say Jonathon Horvath shot and killed Derrick Spiegel after an argument outside a strip club in Williston in March of last year.
  • School's Trust Fund Receives More Money

    School's Trust Fund Receives More Money

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:31:16 GMT
    North Dakota schools are going to get a payout next spring.
    North Dakota schools are going to get a payout next spring.
  • Heitkamp Hopes to Secure Northern Border

    Heitkamp Hopes to Secure Northern Border

    Thursday, July 17 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-07-17 20:52:54 GMT
    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp wants to make sure that the federal government provides resources to the northern border.
    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp wants to make sure that the federal government provides resources to the northern border.
  • Family Focus: Children's Music Academy

    Family Focus: Children's Music Academy

    Thursday, July 17 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-07-17 19:43:07 GMT
    The Children's Music Academy uses musical instruments to train ears at a young age.
    The Children's Music Academy uses musical instruments to train ears at a young age.
  • Reservation Brine Spill Update

    Reservation Brine Spill Update

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-07-17 16:27:08 GMT
    Clean up of the brine spill on the Fort Berthold Reservation continues this week, with the spill impacting some of the vegetation in the area.
    Clean up of the brine spill on the Fort Berthold Reservation continues this week, with the spill impacting some of the vegetation in the area.
  • Highway Patrol Reports High Fatality Rates

    Highway Patrol Reports High Fatality Rates

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-07-17 16:24:17 GMT
    A recent article published in the Business Insider ranks the state as having the most fatalities per 100,000 people.
    A recent article published in the Business Insider ranks the state as having the most fatalities per 100,000 people.
  • Recovery at Christ Lutheran Reaches Milestone

    Recovery at Christ Lutheran Reaches Milestone

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-07-17 15:18:47 GMT
    Every new beginning starts with a strong foundation. Large cross beams were slowly lifted off the ground, and then into place, on Wednesday at Christ Lutheran Church.
    Every new beginning starts with a strong foundation. Large cross beams were slowly lifted off the ground, and then into place, on Wednesday at Christ Lutheran Church.
  • Red Cross Responds to Minot Fire

    Red Cross Responds to Minot Fire

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-07-17 15:17:37 GMT
    Two families were displaced after a house fire in Minot early this morning.
    Two families were displaced after a house fire in Minot early this morning.
  • Job Service Predicts Annual Wage Increase

    Job Service Predicts Annual Wage Increase

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-07-17 15:14:28 GMT
    Job Service of North Dakota says the average annual wage by county list is trending upward.
    Job Service of North Dakota says the average annual wage by county list is trending upward.
  • Drowning Prevention

    Drowning Prevention

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-07-17 15:12:27 GMT
    Water may not be everywhere in North Dakota, but drowning is still a concern, especially now that the temps are high and the pools are packed.
    Water may not be everywhere in North Dakota, but drowning is still a concern, especially now that the temps are high and the pools are packed.
  • Industrial Commission Violates Open Record Law

    Industrial Commission Violates Open Record Law

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-07-17 03:39:21 GMT
    Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says the Industrial Commission, of which he is a member, violated the open records law.
    Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says the Industrial Commission, of which he is a member, violated the open records law.
  • Average Wedding Cost Hits a Record High

    Average Wedding Cost Hits a Record High

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-07-17 00:05:26 GMT
    A recent survey shows people are actually willing to pay more for their big day than ever before. While couples used to look to cut costs by using fake or less expensive flowers, businesses are seeing fewer clients concerned with penny-pinching when it comes to tying the knot.
    A recent survey shows people are actually willing to pay more for their big day than ever before. While couples used to look to cut costs by using fake or less expensive flowers, businesses are seeing fewer clients concerned with penny-pinching when it comes to tying the knot.
  • Baby Boom Affects Williston College

    Baby Boom Affects Williston College

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-16 22:43:03 GMT
    Williston State College is going through a baby boom similar to what the city is experiencing. The college has made sure all the new mothers and pregnant employees get the help they need throughout the process.
    Williston State College is going through a baby boom similar to what the city is experiencing. The college has made sure all the new mothers and pregnant employees get the help they need throughout the process.
  • Authorities Search for Missing Killdeer Woman

    Authorities Search for Missing Killdeer Woman

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-07-16 22:30:59 GMT
    The Dunn County Sheriff's Department is asking the public to look for a Killdeer woman that has been missing since Saturday.
    The Dunn County Sheriff's Department is asking the public to look for a Killdeer woman that has been missing since Saturday.
  • Minot Parks Fires Wharton

    Minot Parks Fires Wharton

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-07-16 22:25:42 GMT
    Minot Park's Executive Director, Ron Merritt, confirmed that the Minot Park's Horticulturist, Steve Wharton, has been let go from the position.
    Minot Park's Executive Director, Ron Merritt, confirmed that the Minot Park's Horticulturist, Steve Wharton, has been let go from the position.
  • BLM Grants More Land to Energy Companies

    BLM Grants More Land to Energy Companies

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-07-16 20:31:24 GMT
    The Bureau of Land Management, which handles oil and gas leases on land owned by the federal government, sold 50 federal leases covering more than 15,000 acres in North and South Dakota today.
    The Bureau of Land Management, which handles oil and gas leases on land owned by the federal government, sold 50 federal leases covering more than 15,000 acres in North and South Dakota today.
  • Attorney General Conducts Compliance Inspections

    Attorney General Conducts Compliance Inspections

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-07-16 20:23:32 GMT
    There's a lot of construction going on in North Dakota, but not all of it is legal.
    There's a lot of construction going on in North Dakota, but not all of it is legal.
  • Girl Finds Remains in Mountrail County

    Girl Finds Remains in Mountrail County

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-07-15 23:38:57 GMT
    The North Dakota Forensic Examiner's office to be examined, where they were determined to be from the 1500s or 1600s.
    The North Dakota Forensic Examiner's office to be examined, where they were determined to be from the 1500s or 1600s.
  • Minot Names New City Manager

    Minot Names New City Manager

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-07-15 22:45:09 GMT
    Lee Staab is the new Minot City Manager.
    Lee Staab is the new Minot City Manager.
  • PSC Approves Permit for Transmission Line

    PSC Approves Permit for Transmission Line

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-15 22:39:23 GMT
    A nine mile long transmission line could have a big impact on transporting power generated in the state to other parts of the Midwest.
    A nine mile long transmission line could have a big impact on transporting power generated in the state to other parts of the Midwest.
  • Staples Kicks Off Back to School Sales

    Staples Kicks Off Back to School Sales

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-07-15 22:32:53 GMT
    It may feel like summer just started, but the words back to school are already popping up around Minot. Staples officially launched the 2014 back to school season today.
    It may feel like summer just started, but the words back to school are already popping up around Minot. Staples officially launched the 2014 back to school season today.
  • Highway Patrol Releases Accident Victim's Name

    Highway Patrol Releases Accident Victim's Name

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:49:57 GMT
    The Highway Patrol released the name of the victim from the run over accident at the Towner County Medical Center parking lot on July 14.
    The Highway Patrol released the name of the victim from the run over accident at the Towner County Medical Center parking lot on July 14.
  • Crime Increases Throughout the State

    Crime Increases Throughout the State

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:22:25 GMT
    Total crime is up 5.5 percent from last year, which includes violent crimes such as rape and robbery along with property crimes like burglaries and shop lifting.
    Total crime is up 5.5 percent from last year, which includes violent crimes such as rape and robbery along with property crimes like burglaries and shop lifting.
  • Hoeven Hopes to Crack Down on Drug Cases

    Hoeven Hopes to Crack Down on Drug Cases

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:12:18 GMT
    Sen. Hoeven sent a letter to DEA administrator, Michele Leonhart requesting the support in light of the recent crime statistics.
    Sen. Hoeven sent a letter to DEA administrator, Michele Leonhart requesting the support in light of the recent crime statistics.
  • Whiting Petroleum Corporation Buys Kodiak Oil

    Whiting Petroleum Corporation Buys Kodiak Oil

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:06:45 GMT
    Whiting Petroleum Corporation is now the largest producer in the state's Bakken formation. The company stole that title from Continental Resources after purchasing Kodiak Oil and Gas for $3.8 billion over the weekend.
    Whiting Petroleum Corporation is now the largest producer in the state's Bakken formation. The company stole that title from Continental Resources after purchasing Kodiak Oil and Gas for $3.8 billion over the weekend.
  • Insurance Commissioner Says Premiums will be Waived

    Insurance Commissioner Says Premiums will be Waived

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-07-15 20:57:02 GMT
    Policyholders with the state fire and tornado fund will not have to pay premiums this year.
    Policyholders with the state fire and tornado fund will not have to pay premiums this year.
  • Youth Theatre Performs "The Unprincess in Sidney"

    Youth Theatre Performs "The Unprincess in Sidney"

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-07-15 20:15:51 GMT
    The Footlights and Greasepaint Youth Theatre kicked off their performance of "The Unprincess in Sidney" last Saturday.
    The Footlights and Greasepaint Youth Theatre kicked off their performance of "The Unprincess in Sidney" last Saturday.
  • Highway Patrol Reports Accident Near Carrington

    Highway Patrol Reports Accident Near Carrington

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-07-15 16:27:26 GMT
    A Minot woman was injured in an accident just before noon Monday near Carrington.
    A Minot woman was injured in an accident just before noon Monday near Carrington.
  • Man Dies in Semi Accident

    Man Dies in Semi Accident

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-07-15 15:29:18 GMT
    A 30-year-old man is dead after a semi driver accidentally ran him over yesterday.
    A 30-year-old man is dead after a semi driver accidentally ran him over yesterday.
  • Woman Drowns in Powers Lake

    Woman Drowns in Powers Lake

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-07-15 03:52:15 GMT
    The Burke County Sheriff says a woman drowned over the weekend when her boat capsized on Powers Lake.
    The Burke County Sheriff says a woman drowned over the weekend when her boat capsized on Powers Lake.
  • City Manager Candidates Met with Minot Residents

    City Manager Candidates Met with Minot Residents

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-07-15 03:49:13 GMT
    A public reception was held tonight at the Grand Hotel for people who want to meet the candidates for the city manager search.
    A public reception was held tonight at the Grand Hotel for people who want to meet the candidates for the city manager search.
  • Flaring Remains a Heavy Concern

    Flaring Remains a Heavy Concern

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-07-14 21:28:16 GMT
    The Industrial Commission passed a flaring order on June 1 that requires companies to submit gas capture plans. And the process has created a slight backlog in approving drilling permits.
    The Industrial Commission passed a flaring order on June 1 that requires companies to submit gas capture plans. And the process has created a slight backlog in approving drilling permits.
  • Main Street Minute: Women's Self-Defense

    Main Street Minute: Women's Self-Defense

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:55:16 GMT
    Moore's Shou Shu Martial Arts is offering free self-defense classes for women in the community.
    Moore's Shou Shu Martial Arts is offering free self-defense classes for women in the community.
  • Secondhand Smoke Creates Dangers for Pets

    Secondhand Smoke Creates Dangers for Pets

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:46:18 GMT
    Children aren't the only victims of the dangers of secondhand smoke. Local experts say second hand smoke could be worse for your pets’ health than for your kids.
    Children aren't the only victims of the dangers of secondhand smoke. Local experts say second hand smoke could be worse for your pets’ health than for your kids.
  • Air Base Holds Change in Command Ceremony

    Air Base Holds Change in Command Ceremony

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:12:46 GMT
    Airmen, local community leaders and family members gathered in Minot Air Force Base's Doc 1 for the 5th Bomb Wing Change of Command Ceremony.
    Airmen, local community leaders and family members gathered in Minot Air Force Base's Doc 1 for the 5th Bomb Wing Change of Command Ceremony.
  • State Fair Hosts Pride of Dakota Show

    State Fair Hosts Pride of Dakota Show

    Monday, July 14 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-07-14 19:44:58 GMT
    The North Dakota State Fair is just days away, and visitors will get an opportunity to support North Dakota businesses from around the state at the annual Pride of Dakota Day on July 21.
    The North Dakota State Fair is just days away, and visitors will get an opportunity to support North Dakota businesses from around the state at the annual Pride of Dakota Day on July 21.
  • Police Arrest Man in Stabbing Incident

    Police Arrest Man in Stabbing Incident

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-07-14 15:41:09 GMT
    A man is facing attempted murder charges after stabbing someone outside a Bismarck hotel early this morning.
    A man is facing attempted murder charges after stabbing someone outside a Bismarck hotel early this morning.
  • Passion for Paintball Creates a Big Family

    Passion for Paintball Creates a Big Family

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-07-14 15:09:52 GMT

    For Three Brothers, paintball is one of just two fields in the state and co-owner Tim Zander says all they wanted was a safe and fun environment to let the paint fly.




    For Three Brothers, paintball is one of just two fields in the state and co-owner Tim Zander says all they wanted was a safe and fun environment to let the paint fly.


  • The Steps to Curing Plantar Fasciitis

    The Steps to Curing Plantar Fasciitis

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-07-14 14:55:29 GMT
    For many of us, flip flops are essential on hot summer days, but even though they're cool and comfortable, sandals can cause some problems for your feet.
    For many of us, flip flops are essential on hot summer days, but even though they're cool and comfortable, sandals can cause some problems for your feet.
  • Off The Beaten Path: Oil Rig Workers

    Off The Beaten Path: Oil Rig Workers

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-07-14 14:47:14 GMT
    Oil development and production have produced 55 thousand jobs in North Dakota. Petroleum employment can be dangerous, requires long hours in extreme weather, and for some, separation from family and friends.
    Oil development and production have produced 55 thousand jobs in North Dakota. Petroleum employment can be dangerous, requires long hours in extreme weather, and for some, separation from family and friends.

  • 16-Year-Old Girl Thrown From Vehicle

    16-Year-Old Girl Thrown From Vehicle

    Sunday, July 13 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-07-13 20:15:28 GMT
    A 16-year-old girl was thrown from a vehicle last night after the car she was riding in crashed into a ditch.
    A 16-year-old girl was thrown from a vehicle last night after the car she was riding in crashed into a ditch.
  • ATV Crash Near Thompson, ND

    ATV Crash Near Thompson, ND

    Sunday, July 13 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-07-13 20:13:21 GMT
    The North Dakota Highway Patrol tells us a Reynolds, North Dakota man was driving towards Thompson when he lost control of his ATV on the loose gravel road.
    The North Dakota Highway Patrol tells us a Reynolds, North Dakota man was driving towards Thompson when he lost control of his ATV on the loose gravel road.
  • Basin Electric Employees Give Back to the Community

    Basin Electric Employees Give Back to the Community

    Sunday, July 13 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-07-13 13:07:47 GMT
    A few months ago Basin Electric decided to create yet another way it could give back to the community. We'll find out how a few tiny seeds and some hard work has inspired employees beyond their daily grind.
    A few months ago Basin Electric decided to create yet another way it could give back to the community. We'll find out how a few tiny seeds and some hard work has inspired employees beyond their daily grind.
  • Minot Man Arrested for Reckless Driving

    Minot Man Arrested for Reckless Driving

    Saturday, July 12 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-07-12 19:25:41 GMT
    A Minot man was arrested last night for driving way too fast inside city limits.
    A Minot man was arrested last night for driving way too fast inside city limits.
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