Monica Hannan

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Monica is one of those rarities in television news…a hometown girl.

She graduated from Bismarck High School in 1978, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Minnesota State University Moorhead and a Master of Arts degree in Management from the University of Mary in Bismarck. She began her career at KUMV in Williston as a reporter and anchor before being hired to anchor at KMVT-TV in Twin Falls, Idaho. She returned to North Dakota in 1988 to work at KFYR-TV as a reporter and anchor. She was promoted to KFYR-TV News Director in 2004, while working as a host/co-anchor for First News at Five, The Evening Report, and began co-hosting North Dakota Today in 2013. As News Director she has received three regional Emmy awards for Best Newscast and was named Best Television Anchor by the North Dakota Broadcasters. She is the author or co-author of several books, including the The Dream Maker, Dakota Daytrips and More Dakota Daytrips, and has had her work published in numerous magazines and newspapers. Monica is married to KFYR-TV weatherman Cliff Naylor and they have three children, along with a son- and daughter-in-law.

When you think Facebook, you probably think fun, and that's what I'm dedicating my Facebook fan page to. I'll try to provide Stuff that Didn't Make the News for your enjoyment, and because I think quilting is fun, I've also got a spot there dedicated to quilting, my favorite hobby. See you there!


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Stephon Clark protesters in Sacramento delay NBA game

Demonstrators enraged over the shooting of the unarmed father-of-two locked arms and blocked entry to the Kings' arena.

Poll: 58 percent say gun ownership increases safety

But gun-control organizations still remain popular.

Maryland school shooting victim taken off life support

"She will not make it," said her mother, Melissa Willey. "She's brain-dead and has nothing — no life left in her."

4 deaths blamed on fourth nor'easter in three weeks

At least four people have died in this nor'easter that brought snow, poor visibility and slippery conditions to the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast.

Reforms sped release of Sacramento police killing video

"Our goal is to release it is as soon as we can, and we've evolved into that," Police Chief Daniel Hahn said.